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Puerto Madryn, Argentina
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

DO NOT STAY HERE. We just got back from staying at this hostel and lots of our things got stolen and taken from our bags. We e-mailed the management but, no one responded to us... We booked a private room and had our doors locked at all times. The only person who could of got into our room would be... More 

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Palermo, Italy
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

This hostel has a few positive points: very close to the bus terminal, nice and friendly owner and part of the staff (the cook David), and the two private rooms (one en-suite with own small bathroom) that are pretty decent for the price. Overall the place is clean. Now the bad things. The really unbearable thing, at least at the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2014

On our booking it said there was breakfast, that wasn't the case. In our dorm (dorm 2) it was a female dorm and was relatively easy to sleep in as there was only music outside late into the night but that's not so bad. Each bunk has a mini shelf and a light which was really useful and a nice... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Got off the bus after almost a 9 hour ride at 6 AM. It was totally dark and nothing was open. This hostel can be seen from the bus station. I walked upstairs. Davide woke up, smiled and showed me a double room with private bathroom. There are three of these outside the main house, close to the huge kitchen.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2013

We arrived at Esquel in the afternoon with no reservations, so seeing this hostel from the bus was great. The location is very convenient (only one block from the bus station) specially if you are only for a night. It is not in very centric, but you're only 8 blocks from the center. Also, there are shops nearby and it's... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2013

This hostel is very convenient for the bus station in Esquel. Unfortunately that is pretty much the only good thing about it. The dorms were cramped and stuffy. The staff were helpful sometimes, but mainly ignored the guests (especially if your Spanish isnt perfect).The bathroom wasn´t very clean, the shower rarely had hot water and the sink was coming away... More 

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argentina
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71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

I have been with my wife in this nice hostel. The owner is building also nice cottages for couples and also for children. There was a nice environment, everything was new, nice and clean. Downstairs is a delivey and take away food place very tasty food indeed! From bus station you can take all urban buses where you can go... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2012

The dorm was a little cramped but the great location and very friendly owners more than compensated. I ended up staying for 5 nights while waiting for a bus South and had a great time enjoying meals cooked by the owner, shared with the many Argentinian who stay there. A great place to meet locals and warm atmosphere.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This establishment, located in a beautiful house with wooden furniture and stone, is only 20 meters from the bus terminal Esquel. The rooms are decorated in a cheerful and Wi-Fi. Free private parking is available.The rooms are decorated Hiker Hostel in bright colors and have wooden furniture, shared bathroom, bed linen and towels, heating and safe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Caminante Hostel

Address: Avenida Alvear 1780, Esquel U9200AYR, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Chubut > Esquel
Price Range: $22 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Try to stay in the female dorm or dorm 1 as the mixed dorm had men, women AND children in there.”
 of 5 bubbles hannc01, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Couples must choose cottages they are very comfortable, private, clean, sunny and big. The bathrooms are new, and bed very softy.”
 of 5 bubbles creisz, 7 Dec 2012 | Read review
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