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Hostel Square Independencia

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Free wine and large common areas make this a great place to chill and meet people in the evenings. The dorms are clean, and the location right in front of the main square is perfect. The hostel arranges tours and recommends restaurants as well - really helpful staff.

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Thank RachelSolo
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hostel is in a great location and the free wine is a great perk. Rooms are fine. However the toilets were dirty and unclean. Also on hostel world they claim to have the "best breakfast in South America". It was decent enough but a false and needless claim. Still would recommend.

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Thank Otto_knows
Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall the hostel was ok. The facilities are a little dated. Main thing is that there are bedbugs, when I told the staff they didnt seem surprised or wanting to do anything about it. Stayed there for 3 nights and confirmed seeing them on the sheets and more and more of those little clusters of bites that them pesky bedbugs... More 

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Thank kookooforcocoapuffs
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly the staff are so friendly and can't do enough to help you. Then there's the location right on plaza indepencia. The free wine every night (7-9) helps all the travellers relax and get to know one another. Everything about this hostel is perfect for your stay in Mendoza!

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Thank speldog83
Navi Mumbai, India
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54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The hostel is housed in a manor house and is centrally located. The hostel hosts a lot of in-house activities and most of them are for free. Every evening they serve free wine from 7pm-9pm. I found this the best place to meet other travelers. Staff are friendly and are knowledgable.

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Thank Backpackways
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

A really fun place, with lots of travellers enjoying free wine in the evening. The beds, rooms and facilities are a little basic, but it's appropriately cheap. Most importantly is the great vibe the place has (helped by the FREE wine!) and the AMAZING help/travel advice offered by the staff here (we had some tricky questions about how to get... More 

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Thank Matthew W
St Albans, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This was a good hostel with a nice communal space to meet people and take advantage of the free wine on offer in the evening. The tours they offer are overpriced, we did the wine tours on our own for half of what they were charging. Great breakfast, best so far in a four month trip. The chef cooking eggs... More 

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Thank Joe1092
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Set in a beautifully grand manor house, there are plenty of sociable areas to hang out in, at this perfectly central hostel. Just metres from the main square (hence the name), Square Independencia is the ideal hostel for exploring Mendoza. For when you want to branch out from the city centre, the reception staff will happily and easily organise all... More 

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Munich, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

All in all we liked our stay here. The staff is amazing, helpful, friendly. The beds are a bit of a challenge, the pillows are definitely not worth calling them pillows... Yes, there is 2 hr free wine in the evening. And that is not bad wine at all! Breakfast is excellent. So all in all we had a worthwhile... More 

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Thank Armin N
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

It's so hard to pass up such a good price for the location of this hostel. So we figured we would give it a chance! Unfortunately, it didn't win us over. What's good? The courtyard is lovely and there's definitely a good atmosphere out there, and the guys working at the hostel were brilliant. Why we left? A few reasons.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The New Owner has over 30 years of travel experience and really understands what nowadays travelers are looking for.Hostel Independencia is located in the heart of downtown Mendoza, few steps from the Independencia Square, the center of concerts, recreational and cultural activities. This restored old mansion was built in 1910, giving the hostel an incomparable atmosphere and ample spaces ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Square Independencia

Address: Avenida B Mitre 1237, Mendoza M5500EHH, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Cuyo > Province of Mendoza > Mendoza
Price Range: $19 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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“Try get a room off the street side, rubbish collection happens at 5am every morning”
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“The private room is not too big, but is a great/cheap option without having to sleep in the same room as a bunch of people”
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“Try not be too close to the single bathroom, but make sure the fan works as its a must!”
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