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Calle Marcos Antonio Zar 480, Puerto Madryn U9120ARJ Argentina
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#4 of 87 Speciality lodging in Puerto Madryn
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.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bar / lounge
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Inbar_Y wrote a review Mar 2019
Ramat Gan, Israel80 contributions49 helpful votes
If you are looking for a simple, yet well kept and well located place to stay, you found it. I had a private room with private bathroom , was exactly as shown in the picture. Had a TV and ceiling fan. Wifi worked. Breakfast was open ahead of schedule (basic). Always friendly and helpful staff in the lobby and with a nice communal room. They have dorms as well. A nice place to stay.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Becca E wrote a review Jan 2019
21 contributions10 helpful votes
Loved this hostel, stayed for 4 nights. The location is close to everything you need in walking distance. The staff were great and very helpful. The rooms were cleaned every day, however no AC, only a fan which was difficult on a hot evening. Breakfast was included, which was bread for toast and cornflakes and hot drinks. The atmosphere was good and relaxed, several families stayed there, however we still made friends with other backpackers. I would recommend this hostel and would stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
prifalcarella wrote a review Oct 2018
Sao Paulo, SP128 contributions41 helpful votes
The hostel has a nice atmosphere - common places have nice furniture and decor, they make it look cozy. Our bedroom was very simple and it was okay for one night (we felt cold during the night, but we don't know if it was a problem with the hostel or with our skills dealing with calefaction). El Gualicho's localization is great...it's really close to the shore and interesting businesses. You can arrange everything you need in the neighborhood. The breakfast was the worst of our trip so far - it had only a few options (bread and crackers, jam, butter, tea and coffee). Staff was okay - some members were not really into taking to people/being super gentle. The hostel has a free parking lot and wifi is great. In case you're a foreigner, please bring printed copies of your passport so you can be exempted on the IVA (tax) and pay a little less.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Filippo G wrote a review Sep 2018
Vitry-le-Francois, France9 contributions7 helpful votes
Great place close to the sea and the bus station. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms were spacious. Even with a packed room you still had enough space to move around. Bathroom was clean. The tours they offer for Peninsula Valdes and whale watching in Puerto piramides although expensive (around 3000 pesos plus 500 for the entrance to the peninsula) are absolutely amazing and one of the highlights of my Patagonia trip
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
AmandaV7777 wrote a review Nov 2017
Vancouver, Canada44 contributions14 helpful votes
I stayed there with my two young children (8 & 11). Overall the place was fine but lacked the warmth and energy that I seek in a hostel, perhaps because it seemed empty. Our room was good with a double bed and a bunk bed, and a decent bathroom. Internet worked well, even in our room. Staff were pleasant without investing much. The common room could have been good with more people. The breakfast was the worst of our long trip.
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Date of stay: November 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
US$29 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ArgentinaPatagoniaProvince of ChubutPuerto Madryn
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Gualicho Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to El Gualicho Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Cine Teatro Auditorium (0.4 km), Bordes de Patagonia, turismo en una estancia a orillas del mar. (0.2 km), and Centro Comercial Portal de Madryn (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at El Gualicho Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at El Gualicho Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at El Gualicho Hostel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to El Gualicho Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include EL ALMENDRO RESTAURANTE, Giuseppe, and Mr. Jones.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Gualicho Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to El Gualicho Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Town of Gaiman (2.5 km).