El Guembe Hostel House Reviews
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We only stayed one night. It's very close to the bus station. They even let us stay all day in the lobby and shower after check-out.
The good thing about this place - is only a location. Our room: I saw blond hair EVERYWHERE on our bed (my color is brown!!!). Floor seemed to be not cleaned for ages. Shower worked from time to time. And the most disgusting thing - after this hostel we begin ITCHING !!!!! For instance, I'm a doctor, and that was for certain LICHEN. Avoid this place, please.
Perfect place, located close to the bus terminal, even has a pool, perfect choice fore that money. Very nice.
generally it was okay. atmosphere was nice, but toilets are not good enough. good kitchen faciities. and good breakfast. value for money
The reservation we had in El Guembe Hostel House went south, so we ended up in El Guembe Suites (same owner). The review above is meant for that hostel. Why the not so high rating? - They say there is a bar: there is none - Shared bathrooms without a lock, why do they exist? - Personel hardly spoke English In short: The accomodation had a lot of potention, but a lot of things need the finishing touch. It can be a great hostel, once several small things are taken care of.
There weren´t that many bathrooms. And the bathroom that was used the most, waskind of dirty and smelled bad.
Hostel clean, in the centre and very nice staff. Bedrooms
The staff didn't speak English. Breakfast is very simple with no cheese or ham or fruit, there was only cake, bread, and spreads. There is no microwave but there is an over so a very simple kitchen. Swimming pool and garden area live up to its name. There are a lot better hostels in the area. I wouldn't stay there again.
Good location, not far from main station, friendly helpful staff
Apart from the wifi which refused to work (though they had a computer in the lobby which you could use), everything else was great value-for-money. We had 5 people in a 5-bed dorm (60 pesos per pax per night) which had air-conditioning, we could lock up the room, we were able to fully utilize the kitchen and parrilla, the pool was tempting but too cold, they let us leave our bags and use the lockers even after we checked out, and the location (2 blocks from the bus station) was perfect.
Very charming little hostel. The staff is very friendly and can help you with getting to the waterfalls and other excursions you might want to do, it is better to speak a bit of Spanish though. The rooms are quiet and clean, there is a nice outdoor are with hammocks and you get typical Argentinian breakfast. One downside is that there is only one downstairs bathroom that has a hot shower (only one) so it gets really crowded in the mornings.
We stayed here sept 2013. It was as if it was not properly open, pool leaves in it etc. the room was horrible with stains on bed and brown shower water. Also when you hav a shower u flood the room. Breakfast was a joke, ants everywhere! The girl who gets type breakfast ready was rude and clearly not interested in helping us enjoy our stay. Don't stay here there are much better cleaner hostels in the area.