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El Gualicho Hostel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was really really positive and helpful, great experience!! Better double room than expected for a hostel. Privacy in good combination with a fine 'one big family' feeling when sharing kitchen, living rooms and cosy garden with other guests.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked 6 nights here and ended up extending our stay to 8 nights. We used the extra time to take advantage of the PC's and Internet to get our next destinations transport and hostels booked up. A very relaxed atmosphere here. The staff are super helpful and even printed out some coach and flight tickets for...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful staff - very helpful with any questions and booking tours etc Nice lounge area and garden for chilling out. There's a communal kitchen and enough supermarkets in the neighbourhood to cook your own meals. The rooms are very clean with lockers provided.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I had a good stay at the hostel here. It's in a good location, very easy to walk to town and has a generous free breakfast buffet. It was expensive enough but this is Patagonia, it's never gonna be cheap. That being said I found cheaper tours in town than what the hostel was offering. Also 250 pesos (about 15e!!!)...

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Busto Arsizio, Italy
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The staff is welcoming and rally nice, they suggest and organize a lot of tours and activities both in spanish and english. The shared areas are amazing and you can relax both inside and in the garden. Rooms (six girls) are big and have private bath, which is perfect! The kitchen is really big and clean. Breakfast is okay, could...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We booked one night on booking.com and were positively surprised by the size, equipment (huge kitchen, billiard, several pc for free use) and its situation in town. So when we left, we made a reservation for two more nights a few days later. We were really looking forward as we checked in again. We were asked to pay - an...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had a great stay here, and would recommend that you book this hostel, the reason for that is the following: 1.The hostel is placed in walking distance to the beach and bus station. 2. The staff give a top quality customer service, and they can help you with your questions. We got good recomendations about what tours we should...

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived to the hostel in the morning and booked three nights. We were required to pay for the entire stay without seeing the room. We asked to pay by credit card, and they said we have the option to pay the same amount of money in dollars. After we payed we realized we received an exchange rate of 13.99...

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Best hostel I have stayed in during my travels so far. My boyfriend and I arrived early in the morning but were told that our rooms were ready and we were welcome to have breakfast (which is a very rare thing for hostels to offer on the morning of check in!). The staff were extremely friendly, especially a girl called...

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We came to Puerto Madryn in order to see as much wildlife as we possibly could and this hostel was a fantastic base for us to do so. As soon as we arrived, the staff were very welcoming and immediately set about giving us great tips and ideas as to what is the best way to see everything in the...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The central location of the Hostel (1 block from main square and 3 blocks from the beach) allows you to enjoy the facilities of the attractive town and beach of Puerto Madryn.At the hostel we make your way easier so you can have a memorable experience, A great atmosphere to meet other travellers and friendly staff who will tell you all the best places to go.We offer a choice of private or shared accommodation in large bright new rooms around the garden.Shared Rooms: Spacious, light and modern 4 and 6 bed rooms. They all come with a private bathroom, individual lockers and heating. Rooms also have Wi-Fi, sheets , blankets and each bed has it's own individual reading light. Daily maid service.Private Rooms: Spacious, light and modern rooms. They feature a private bathroom, heating and are equipped with comfortable 1.60m wide sommier. Rooms also have Wi-Fi, bedside lamps and large safe (for storing a laptop). Sheets, blankets, towels and soap are included. Daily maid service.There is a fully-equipped kitchen and an attractive dinning room. Our large and beautiful garden is a peaceful space to chill out, and the spacious living room ideal for reading and meeting people.Puerto Madryn is the starting place to discover the rich variety of wildlife that lives in the Peninsula Valdes area. We have our own travel agency , and organise tours in small groups, that are especially designed for independent travellers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Gualicho Hostel

Address: Calle Marcos Antonio Zar 480, Puerto Madryn U9120ARJ, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Chubut > Puerto Madryn
Price Range: $26 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Gualicho Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Choose a dorm room, cheapest and spacious!”
642samh, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“just ask you will get an honest answer, english good depending on staff, young man at desk very helpfull.”
B6216QJtimf, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“First floor”
gyorgyiv, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Rooms in the middle, so not on the street side are more silent and less sun.”
kaatjekras, 4 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms in the back of the hotel”
AdriannaG_12, 22 Feb 2013 | Read review
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