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El Guembe Hostel House Reviews

Avenida Guarani/Esquina Gobernador Lanuse, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

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76%

Rating
314 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

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37%

This place is the worst hostel I've stayed in all South America and it was very disappointing to find it in such a touristic place like Iguazu. The staff is useless. The bathroom, shower and the facilities in general are a joke, especially when it comes to cleanliness. There is much better places in town! Avoid Guembe.

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Hello there! You ask a question, if I was all wrong, because you stayed 3 nights?? Regards

97%

I LOVED THIS PLACE. the staff at el Guembe are so welcoming and happy. Mauro, one of the staff members, was INCREDIBLE!! He makes you feel at home for sure. The kitchen is very spacious and offers plenty of cooking utensils. The porches are relaxing and the pool is great as well. Very central location to bus station, laundry, and 10min walk to a market.


80%

Place was within walking distance from bus station, Laundromat, restaurants and bars. Bedsheets changed everyday and staff were friendly. Originally booked 2 nights and ended up staying a lot more than this (didn't want to miss WC games!), plus the value for money was excellent. Would recommend place and did so whilst staying.


91%

Good location, near the bus station ( 3 blocks) where you can take the bus which goes at the falls. Good breakfast and room


43%

Hostel is just two blocks off the bus terminal but in the wrong direction, that is, where there are no restaurants, bars or any place you'd want to go to. Rooms are very old and dirty and there's only one bathroom

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Friend're the first citizen who complains about our location by having to walk 2 or 3 blocks to a restaurant and the bus station! You would have to or u gym for exercise!

83%

place was great had good wifi aswell

  • 5th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

It is a great place for a small money

  • 28th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


91%

Spent 2 nights at el guembe and staff were excellent helping us to book the boat trip on the river. Breakfast included an amazing orange cake. The only problem was a slightly tempramental shower but would stay here again.


49%

This place is literally just a bed for the night and needs some improvement. The room we sayed in had no windows and I was left with funky red lumps on my skin after staying here. Bed bugs? Very basic kitchen, below average facilities for exmple there are no bowls only plates to eat from. #Dontmakesoup. After eating a poor breakfast we watched a mouse do some exploring around the kitchen too. staff arent freindly and look at you asif you are an annoyance. My advice is dont stay here.

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ALL THAT SAYS THIS PERSON IS LYING! Towels hostel took without paying! Not staying in ANOTHER HOSTEL...

80%

Does the job for the night to see argentinian side of falls. Wouldn't recommend for more than a night


66%

Decent enough hostel, though rooms and bathrooms were a bit shabby. Was very close to the bus station at least


89%

Definitely worth the money!


57%

There was no English speaker at the front fesk and it took time to check in. There is no security locker and no key for room. Free breakfast is not as good as other hostels. There were lots of mosquitos in my room so I couldn't sleep well...




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