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Hostel Achalay Reviews

Morales 564, Bariloche, Argentina

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298 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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Very nice place, I would definitely recommend it. Great staff, everyone was very helpful all the time.


Showers appear to be in a bad state, in some of there are no hot water at all. Very close to the city center, good price.


two blocks from the centre, comfy beds, comfy common area, staff are friendly and very helpful, and the loo has a bidet! :)


Very friendly staff, great atmosphere! Lockers in the rooms are missing.


Great room, great staff, great jam for breakfast, great environment. They made us feel welcome behind the duration of our booking. Highly recommended.

  • 3rd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I had a wonderful stay at Hostel Achalay! It is cozy - felt like coming "home" in the evenings. And fresh-baked bread in the mornings! This hostel doesn't ignore the details, which makes it a very lovely place to stay and an even better group of people to be around.

  • 6th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


There is only 3 bathrooms in the hostel so there can be a Que. And the kitchen was quite small and missing some equipment. However the staff are great and good fun. Its in a great location, and the asado is fantastic! I had possibly the best steak ive ever had!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi! thanks for your honesty, just to let you know about bathrooms we are in the process to add 2 more bathrooms, we hope to finish them before April 2015. Please let us know by mail which equipment is missing in the kitchen to have the opportunity to count with them, we thought our kitchen is fully equipped. THANKS


This place is amazing. It's a home away from home. Staff are so happy to help you make the most of your time in Bariloche and the vibe is perfect. Freshly cooked bread, coffee and condiments for breakfast, spotless facilities and perfect location. One of my favourite hostels I've stayed at.


Great hostel, friendly atmosphere and helpful staff.


Phenomenal hostel! Loved my stay here. The kitchen and bathrooms get a little cramped, but all of the positives of the hostel totally make up for it. The highlight was, without a doubt, the increible staff. Pablo is the man! And the people he has chosen to help him out are the coolest, definitely worth going just for that.


It´s a must if you want to know the owner, a real follower of Boca football team! Very friendly stuff, good atmosphere, wifi ok.


If you like to just get away from the madness of hostel life for a few nights this is the place, very relaxed, friendly, clean, quiet hostel. It's situated away from the madness of Bariloche's Main Street but it's up a painful hill so if your walking up it with a big backpack on it's gonna be a challenge but it's worth it, nice big kitchen, very helpful and knowledgable staff that know the area well and where to go for good spots, can also book the bike ride around Lago Pierto Moreno from desk


Amazing hostel. With one of the best, like home atmosphere I ever been. Helpfull and kind staff will help you with everything you need and with a smile. Clean rooms and showers daily and good beds with good lockers to fit ALL your stuff. Heating all around the house so you can walk in shorts. Best location in town and flexibility in breakfast time. All together makes this place the best hostel in Bariloche.


Twin room was very small but overall hostel vibe was welcoming and chilled out! Staff were amazingly helpful and genuine - would definitely recommend this hostel!

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