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Reviewed 24 May 2011

Staff were extremely rude, especially Paul. The hostel itself was lovely but because the staff were so militant (e.g. only one toilet role per person per week, all towels to be hung outside on washing line and not in room) our stay was not as enjoyable as if we had stayed at any of the other hostels. It also takes...

2Thank sshamim97
Reviewed 24 February 2009

We stayed here for two nights with a group of 11 friends. We booked the rooms by the pool. The place is well situated but a bit far from the beach and a 20 minute drive from the beaches in Punta del este. Very very friendly and cooperative staff who organized scooters and a sailing trip for us. Many thanks!...

1Thank MRBNetherlands
Reviewed 15 February 2009

Guys please be carefull about this hostel. The place its really nice, but the owner and the whole staff its terrible....I had been traveling since three months and unfortunaly I choose this hostel to spent my New Year!!!. The hostel its ok but the owner of this place and the staff abuse of my sister and me. We went to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're looking forward to spend unforgettable holidays in Punta del Este at a very reasonable price, Backpacker de La Barra Hostel is your best choice. As in the world's most important cities, Backpacker de La Barra Hostel is a strategically located hostel at La Barra de Maldonado, the center of all youth activities in Punta del Este. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpacker de La Barra

Address: Calle 9 #2306 El Tesoro | La Barra, La Barra, Maldonado 20001, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Maldonado > La Barra
Price Range: RM53 - RM310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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