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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I went on two trips with this hostel: one to two wineries and an olive oil factory and one horse riding with an asado. They were both fantastic and I met lovely people. The hostel is clean with a decent breakfast and hang out areas. The pool is clean but tiny and no one seems to bother getting into it...

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New York
Reviewed 5 March 2016

My boyfriend and I arrived at the hostel at 7am and were told that the only thing available for that night was a private but we could switch to the dorm for the next night. We told the guy that was fine. The next morning we went to reception to switch rooms and the woman told us we didn't have...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This hostel is near the centre with a high quality standard. Very friendly, well stuffed kitchen area, good WiFi and beds with good mattresses. Bathrooms are clean. Breakfast is more than usual. With a nice patio (BBQ possible) and a tiny pool which is more for hanging feet into it. Only disadvantage is no possibility to wash clothes by yourself...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived quite early in the morning at Alamo Hostel and when we arrived we got the feeling of Valeria, who is working at the reception, that we're totally not welcome: We didn't get any information about the hostel in general, no map of the city center and neither a very nice welcome. The only thing we got told was:...

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

I was looking forward to staying here. However, when in Mendoza, it became clear that the city center wasn't so far from wine country. We had planned to spend a couple nights in wine country, then a night in the city center to be closer to the airport. When we got there, it was clear that wasn't necessary, so I...

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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We loved this hostel. We had the private double room in the backyard. Very clean rooms and no noise issues when People are sitting outside. Breakfast was pretty basic but that seems to be common everywhere. In a few minutes you can walk to some great restaurants. The staff was superfriendly and beyond helpfull. They helped us plan our trips...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Came to Mendoza for a couple of days and stayed here. It's a beautiful building and nice outside area and plunge pool and very relaxed atmosphere. However, the staff were mixed - the woman who checked us in (Val I think) was not helpful, didn't show us to our room and had no suggestions for what to do. The room...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 11 January 2016

My husband and I were booked here last minute as the original hostel double booked us. The room was spacious but very stuffy with slow fan and poor air conditioning. Good sized bathroom. The 'lounge' area was SO hot I do not know how people sat in there! I know Mendoza is hot but at least have some sort of...

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

From the airport pick up onwards I have felt well looked after and at home. For 100 pesos I had a very lovely taxi driver arranged by the hostel, who took me to the beautiful hostel Alamo. It's an old style house, but definitely charming. I struggle with how basic the kitchen is (no electric kettle or microwave), but the...

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Reviewed 5 November 2015

Good location close to all shops/bars/restaurants and very helpful English speaking staff, however the hostel was not clean at all. We stayed in a private room which smelled of sewage for our whole stay. We also both got bitten a lot in the night when sleeping by something, assuming bed bugs as we didn't see any other flys/mosquitos. The breakfast...

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Welcome to Our Hostel...Bienvenidos! Hostel Alamo is among the most recent additions to Mendoza's hostel circuit. Once a family residence, we have renovated this beautiful and spacious home into a modern 14-bedroom hostel, while maintaining the integrity and charm of its original colonial style.The house was built in 1944 by the late architect Daniel Ramos Correa, who has made many significant architectural contributions to Mendoza, including participation in the city's main square, Plaza Independencia, and the Frank Romero Day Ampitheater, where the National Grape Harvest (Vendimia) Celebration is held annually. The lovely enclosed garden, terraces, fireplaces, and numerous windows throughout help to create the positive and cozy environment that is Hostel Alamo. Ideal Location...Hostel Alamo is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Mendoza, just a few blocks away from the main shopping and dining district. Literally just around the corner you’ll find one of the city’s newest and finest supermarkets, a bank, an internet and telephone cafe, a laundry facility, souvenir shops, kiosks, and a gas station, just to name a few.By car, we are merely 10 minutes from el Parque San Martín, 15 minutes from the bus terminal and 25 minutes from Mendoza’s Francisco Gabrielli Airport (better known as El Plumerillo).Our Mission...Hostel Alamo is owner-operated and together with our bilingual team, we strive to provide our guests with the highest standard of customer service with a personal touch.We make every effort to maintain a clean, comfortable, and relaxing atmosphere where our guests will always feel welcome and safe. Join us!...We hope you'll stay with us as you discover the natural wonders of Mendoza, Argentina and the rich culture of her people. Whether you wish to taste a typical Mendocinian Malbec during a tour of one of the city’s numerous bodegas, or spend the day in the mountains skiing or hiking, it would be our pleasure to arrange any excursion for you right here at Hostel Alamo.Or if you prefer, relax in our garden while you read a book and soak in some Argentinean sun, prepare an elaborate meal in our kitchen, or just stretch out on our sofa and enjoy a movie from our international DVD collection. However you plan to enjoy yourself in Mendoza, we hope you’ll allow Hostel Alamo to be your home away from home! ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Gral Mariano Necochea 740, Mendoza M5500GLP, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Cuyo > Province of Mendoza > Mendoza
Price Range: $14 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Dormitorio for economic reasons. Individual is a bit expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles 942thomasb, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“One with good ventilation!”
 of 5 bubbles R6076BUlaurenw, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Having a private room with private bathroom is nice but since the entire place is cleaned daily I don't think it would be off putting to share a bathroom or dorm. It depends on the experience you would like. Dorms require a bit of socializing (lockers are available to store items while gone) shared bathrooms require patience with other guests. What do you value more: privacy or company? Either way your experience will be memorable.”
 of 5 bubbles ABakerGirl, 25 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If possible have a private room. Go on the wine tour”
 of 5 bubbles Anita2309, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The private doubles are on the courtyard so don't expect to be able to get an early night.”
 of 5 bubbles tobyg35, 23 May 2014 | Read review
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