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- Too many posted "common sense" rules posted EVERYWHERE! - Kitchen/Fridge far too small - Mgt locks guests out of the kitchen between 2230 - 0830. Your food cannot be accessed at all. IMPOSSIBLE to access your food if you have midnite munchies or have an early morning hike planned. They hold ur food hostage. They don't allow food in dorms either. WTF? - Mgt runs the place like militants when it comes to shoes worn inside - Other guests party until 1-2am in outside/Internet room. Too noisy...
- Novice Nomad
- New Zealand
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
This hostel was very clean....but there are WAY too many signs with rules posted EVERYWHERE. We were scolded by staff and told we weren't allowed to fry anything, only allowed to use the stove for boiling water or making pasta...Which is very weird. They have even removed the frying pans in the kitchen.Also breakfast is way too late, at 8:30 half the hostel is waiting outside the kitchen. Owners: You have a nice hostel but RELAX! *KITCHEN CLOSED/LOCKED UNTIL 10:30pm - 8:30AM*
Good atmosphere but the dining area and kitchen are very small so can get a bit crowded and loud.
This hostel went above and beyond my expectations! I came to Ushuaia on a whim not knowing anything about anything, pretty much fr the porque no adventure aspect of it all. The facilities were cleaned daily and everything was very organized and a pleasure to use. The cool living room is a great place to share stories and tips amongst other travelers about the area. The best part about the hostel is the staff! They are very knowledgable and seem genuinely interested to help you find your way!
This hostel is awesome! The environment is really conducive to meeting other travelers and doing things in groups! Had a lovely time staying there!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Cool hostel well located above San Martin within 6 blocks of Dublin Irish Pub and within 2 blocks of the port
This place is wildly over-rated. The girls at the reception desk were extremely rude and made me feel very uncomfortable during my entire stay. Having to take your shoes off at the front door and leave them was annoying. Being kicked out immediately at 10am and not being able to sit in the common area was really a nuisance. Undrinkable coffee. They will always have business during peak season, but if you have the choice of hostels, in no way would I recommend staying here.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Really nice place to stay, very helpful staff. Good atmosphere despite the fact that the hostel is quite big. Quiet at night because the common room is seperate. It would be nice to have plug-ins in the dorm rooms.
Very good hostel, very cozy, and the included breakfast is the best. They make you leave your shoes at the entrance, which might be weird at first, but it helps keeping the hostel very clean, as you usually come with dirty shoes, because of the weather and the trekking paths you might have done. Kitchen and dinning room are small, but they have the common area which is big and comfortable.
Great breakfast, clean rooms, good and hot shower. The atmosphere is great and the staff is helpful. The rooms are quite small, but this was not a big problem. The wifi did not work very well and I had problems connecting from my room. The kitchen was big and very well equiped, so it was easy to cook. Overall, it is a very good hostel and we would stay there again.
Hostel is walking distance to everything in town. There is a supermarket one block away and a taxi stop at the same location. The best exchange I found was 13 A.pesos to 1 USD at a casino just a couple of blocks from the hostel. The rules about the shoes did not bother me. It makes perfect sense since you go hiking all day and all that mud would destroy the carpets inside. Just bring an extra pair of sandals. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Light breakfast and kitchen is closed at night
This hostel has to have the rudest staff in town, it is so bad that even the local pub down the road agrees with us and all the other guests in here! There are rules in this hostel EVERYWHERE and they literally threw someone out for commenting on how many rules there are. Expect to be treated with no respect, like a child and then told to leave the hostel at check out time as you are not allowed to use the facilities past 10am... Stay at Antarctica hostel!
Decent hostel with good facilities and conveniently located...BUT DO NOT STAY HERE...these guys have way too many strict rules which makes makes this hostel unenjoyable in such a great city such as Ushuaia, the dorms are tiny (need to move people's bags to access your locker or bed)... After here I moved to Refugio Del Mochileros down the same road (better location, cheaper, very spacious and cool owner, no rules and very cosy).
Nice and cozy hostel with good common spaces like the breakfast and dinner space and a very well used Wifi room where you can also have drinks and watch a movie. The staff has good tips about trips and hikes in the surroundings. Rooms are on the tiny side and the kitchen closes a bit early for argentinian standards but the atmosphere of the hostel generously make up for that.
Kitchen is really well equipped but way too small...it was completely chaotic in there nearly every night I cooked. The common room is very basic...just matts and beanbags to sit on. The dorm rooms are quite cramped. Showers are fantastic. Staff and in particular Carla really helpful. Locking the kitchen from 10.30pm to 8.30am is way too restrictive, in particular for early risers. Despite the many negatives above, I would stay here again.
One of the best hostels! Clean, great location and really warm and cosy environment. The best thing about the hostel is the people working there. Clara is great!! Generally the most friendly of staff. They are really happy to help you with everything you might need and it is so easy to join up with other people at the hostel for the different treks and excursions. Highly recommended!
The staff is so lovely and helpfull. We stayed there for 6 days and it was the perfect start for our southamerica trip.
The hostel is simple but it's very cozy. I loved the staff. I recommend it.
Amazing hostel, great staff, excellent location!