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Beach Hostel La Balconada

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is opposite the beach, so it's a 1 minute walk to the sea! The town centre is about 10 min walk & so is the bus station. On your checkin day, you can take a free taxi to the hostel (they'll pay the fare). Standard breakfast, good bathrooms, relaxed chill atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Simple and clean place near the beach. Friendly people and excellent bath :) They just accept cash $$$ and have an awesome bar with homemade dishes ;) the beach is terrific, the cooler place of La Paloma... There is a beach bar in front of the hostel

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

We stayed in La Balconada just before high season, so the hostel and the town were pretty quiet. This is a great place to stay, just across the road from a beach and the waves. They've got a variety of big spacious doubles, a couple of smaller privates and some dorm rooms. The hostel was clean, spacious and very chilled... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Nice and quiet place to stay, enjoy ocean nature and practice water sports. Besides have a lot of night fun in summer period. It have surfboards to have surf lessons with locals surfers. This is the place to stay at the beach.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This place was fantastic. Quiet, 10 feet from the sand, awesome building in itself with a great balcony and hammocks, and the kitchen/breakfast was good. I was here alone and met plenty of other travelers, a really nice atmosphere. Plus, one of the best sunsets I have seen in a while. Highly recommend it!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Not your typical backpackers hostel slightly different in a few ways, but perfect nonetheless. There are dorms and private rooms, hot water, a small but sufficient kitchen, beers and soft drinks for sale, a grill (parrilla), and a lovely outdoor gathering area immediately across a dusty road from a beautiful beach. The owners are so accommodating, mulit-lingual and have made... More 

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Switzerland
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The hostel La Balconada is located right in front of the beach. It is a small, nice hostel with a lot of sunlight and also fresh air in the dorms and rooms. The bathrooms are big and practical, although not always with hot water. The dorms also are practical, with electical plugs, lockers and new wooden bunk beds. Sober, but... More 

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Canada
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Really really great hostel! Super clean (the cleaning seemed to be made all day long, the restrooms are huge, individuals and included a shower), confortable beds (we stayed in a 6 beds dorms), lockers in each room, friendly staff (they give good advices too!!), a nice chilling area, a bar on the patio and i liked the structure of the... More 

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Dublin
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29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

Great location for beach, it is literally across the street. WiFi - didn't work at all during our stay. In general the hostel could be cleaner. Dorms are fine, comfortable beds. Occupied dorms/rooms are not cleaned daily. Walk of about ten minutes into the town. Very expensive for the standard provided.

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Lovely fresh breakfast, nice dogs, nice family. Great location and very clean. The beach is opposite and it's the nicest one we went to in la paloma, also gets the sunset! The room was nice and clean. The layout is nice too. It's not the most sociable layouts but it's real nice. The town is an easy 10 min walk... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Beach Hostel La Balconada

Address: La Paloma, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Rocha Department > La Paloma
Price Range: $28 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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