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Cruz del Sur Independent Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't get me wrong, the hostel itself is not that bad and the guy behind the reception was actually very helpfull, but I will give it a horrible evaluation. It is the first time in my life I will do so and here is why. I stayed one night here, checked out the next day because I could move and...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many rules !!!! Just To start the kitchen is quite small and it closes at 9pm- ( there were like 50 people trying to cook at the same time (guests) plus the entire family who lives there at the hostel trying to cook as well but controlling every move you do in the kitchen. U are not...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 13, 2016

I am not sure what has happened at this hostel previously to warrant so many rules but its completely excessive and makes everyone feel like they are treading on eggshells. No wearing shoes past the front door, no frying any food (so no frying pans provided), no eating in the hang-out area, no noise past midnight, only 15 minutes allowed...

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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in a lot of hostels in my time and without exaggeration this was the worst by far. The word hospitality does not exist in the managements vocabulary, they take your money and give you the bare minimum in return. They don't care about you as an individual at all they just want your money. Whilst I was having...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is very special but unfortunately not in a good way. In general it's very clean and very well managed but you are not more than a guest. They have so many rules: - kitchen closes at 21:30 - Computer not allowed to use after 22:00 - don't fry anything (no extraction hood but how about buying one?) -...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Owners are completely invested in what you're doing in terms of activities, they know everyone's names and make sure you're sorted. I've never been to a hostel like that before and it was fantastic. This is our first dorm experience in South America and I'm not really a fan of putting our own sheets on the bed, but maybe that's...

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Taoyuan, Taiwan
Reviewed October 2, 2016

This hostel is close to main street, super market, and post office. (3 key factors for me) Rooms are not spacious (compared with other hostels i stayed in Argentina) but we can always hang out in a big living room with heat, wifi, and great people. Many signs, many rules, many dos and don'ts. Well... I don't mind at all...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Staid here one night. The staff was very friendly the room were okay. If you are a tall person and you get bottom bunk you might find it difficult getting in and out of it. Oddly enough there were no wall sockets in the room so if you need to charge your phone you have to do it in the...

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United States
Reviewed July 11, 2016

I stayed in a 4 bed and 6 bed room over 10 days. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Ask them any questions you have about what to do and how to do it and they'll tell you how, how much, at what time, what to bring, etc. The rooms are normally comfortable. The kitchen area is a little...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stayed in this hostel in 2015 because hostel anatartica was completely booked. Small and clean but rooms are not so great.Only advantage of staying here is that this place is in centre and everything(pub,restaurant) etc are at walking distance.Didnt like breakfast either.Overall experience was neither good nor bad...an average place giving an average experience.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Cruz del Sur Independent Hostel

Address: Calle Gdor Esteban Deloqui 242 | 9410, Ushuaia V9410BDF, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Tierra del Fuego > Ushuaia
Number of rooms: 220
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“dorm rooms have no electrical sockets, no shoes allowed in the hostel - bring your own flip-flops”
 of 5 bubbles MatejZnidaric, Mar 12, 2016 | Read review
“Choose another place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles joe798, Feb 7, 2016 | Read review
“Wi-Fi is not in room, only the living room, kitchen, and hallways.”
 of 5 bubbles buffy0182, Jan 12, 2016 | Read review
“just don´t go.”
 of 5 bubbles annikamintag, Jan 18, 2015 | Read review
“None, just don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles svtcontour24, Dec 31, 2014 | Read review
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