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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

The only two good things about this hostel are the staff and location. The staff are some of the best hostel staff I have experienced in south america.

It has no "chill" area and the WiFi barely works.

The shower is in the same place as the toilet and are never hot.

There is no ventilation and as such it smells damp 24/7.

The pool is a complete joke.

Better options.

Stayed: February 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Ahmud A
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

The good things about this hostel are the staff and location.

The bad things include
- tiny, hot and cramped 'common area'. People would be trying to use the wifi (that never worked) while others were checking in and out and it was just chaos.

- the kitchen is useless and no one uses it because of how pathetic it is.

-the 4 person dorm was extremely tiny with an aircon blowing directly onto my bunk which resulted in myself getting sick.

- no where available to hang your clothes if you wished to hand wash them

-the group BBQ was a joke. They said that they normally have 15 people attend but on this night they had 40 (just kept on adding names and taking money). We ended up leaving after a few hours of getting no meat to eat on the streets.

-the shower and toilet are in one block together which resulted in everything getting wet. Not really hygienic.

I would avoid this place is possible

Stayed: February 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

I have been assigned a room that clearly was a reconditioned basement, It even had water pipes in the middle of the from. While the location is great, everything else SUCKS. Staff is not helpful, most of them do not speak Spanish or English. The (only) common area is extremely small and hot (no air conditioner).
Also my room got flooded because they had leaks in the roof. All my stuff got wet.

Stayed: February 2016, travelled solo
Thank marianoo136
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

So bad, took them 25 minutes to check me in, they could´t find my reservation even tho I had the confirmation on me!!!!!

The place looks like a maze, really narrow corridors, dirty, the guest kitchen was a joke!

The receptionists did not seem to care, extremelly obnoxious.

When I went to get drinks at their bar, the bartender had his earphones on, did not care at all, i had to move my hands in front of his face so he would give me som attention!

I ended up leaving this place whithin 3 hours after my arrival, moved to a nice hotel just down the road from them!

AVOID IT! THE WORST HOSTEL I'VE EVER BEEN TO IN 10 YEARS OF TRAVELING!

  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled solo
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Thank Leo G
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

Che Lagarto is a very good choice. The staff speaks good English, is friendly and helpfull. The rooms are good and there is a nice atmosphere.
Breakfast is included and fine.
In a very short walking distance there is an Metro en ATM.

  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled solo
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Thank MartlnS1984
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