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Hostel Mandala

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Italy, Milan
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Mandala is so amazing and welcoming, not only for the comfortable rooms, hot showers and soft towels, but even more thanks to Alejandro and Adriana who are soo nice! It was soo good that I almost didn't leave anymore El Bolson! P.S: great garden with "parilla" (grill) and sun the whole day, plus view on mountains on both sides... Big...

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Gracias Roberto por tus lindas palabras respecto a nuestra casa (Mandala Hostel Boutique). Fué un placer para nosotros que nos...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is the best hostel I have ever stayed in Argentina! A little bit far away from the center, but the surrounding, the house, is just like in the wonderland! The owner and staff working here they are super super friendly and nice! Give the warmest welcome, and help you all the time from little to little! The bed are...

Thank waterzhang
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

We weren't expecting too much due to price and some mixed reviews but, wow, what a gem it is. Location: honestly we found it perfect. We were nervous it being near the airport but when there are 3 teeny tiny planes that's a non issue. We were actually excited to see one in the air while we had our bbq...

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

This hostel is a great find! We weren't expecting much, given how cheap the price was so we were delighted to find a lovely, homely hostel with large, clean rooms all with private bathrooms. There is a big kitchen and a nice common area for eating, watching movies or just hanging out. The best part though is the owners. So...

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The hostel is situated is about 2 km away from the center of El Bolsón in a quiet housing area. But it is worth the distance! Mandala is a modern (new built) buliding and very clean, one of the best hostels I stayed at in Argentina. Moreover, it is rather cheap! The owners are super friendly, very helpful and make...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I stayed in Hostel Mandala for four nights and really enjoyed it. The hostel has a very chilled out, friendly feel and the owners are such lovely people! The have lots of information about local tours, beers home-brewed by a friend and even put on a pizza and Tarot reading night which was great fun. I'd definitely stay there if...

Thank LQ-IRL
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Hostel Mandala was amazing! Best hostel I've stayed in during my South America trip. It is a very modern and very clean building. The atmosphere and general vibe of the hostel was fantastic! This place seems to attract really friendly travelers. The communal area is a great place to hang out and chat with people. The owners are seriously awesome...

Thank Stoivek
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 November 2014

While the Hostel may be a bit far from town, the staff and facilities make the stay worthwhile. Rooms are large and spacious and the beds are very comfortable. The hostel gets very quiet at night allowing for very peaceful sleep. The owners, Alejandro and Adriana, are incredibly friendly, willing to help and easy to talk to. Excellent facilities: large...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Yes, this hostel is a little far from town, a cab journey in fact...its too far to walk!! But nonetheless you should still stay here (cabs aren't expensive)... El Bolson is not that big you don't need to pay the town a visit everyday. Mandala Hostel is very cozy and beautifully kept by the lovely owners. They are super friendly...

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Tumut, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We had an amazing time at Hostel Mandala. We stayed for 3 nights in June 2014. Having spent a bustling few days in Bariloche arriving in El Bolson was a calming change. Alexandria and Alejandro were fantastic hosts making sure we had all the information and anything else that we needed. This hostel is brand new and is beautiful. Heating...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to MANDALA Hostel Boutique, a warm and fun place made for you to enjoy your stay in El Bolson. Our hostel, has a capacity of 24 guests and it was specially made with all the facilities and a friendly environment where you can fell at home. Run by the owners, in Mandala Hostel you will be able to spend a great time and share experiences with other travelers from around the world. Mandala Hostel Boutique, a dreamt space for the traveler, located a few minutes from the center of El Bolson ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Mandala

Address: Calle Arrayanes | Rio Negro, El Bolson R8430EHA, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Rio Negro > El Bolson
Price Range: $28 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms offer good WiFi connectivity. Given the hostel´s location, all rooms are quiet.”
CaliTraveler88, 2 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Second floor has a better view.”
jonathamerico, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
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