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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we checked in the room, the toilet had been peed in. The room was very hot with in floorheating and no way to turn it down. Had the window open all night as it was cool outside,but still a suana inside. I believe that the room had been offered to someone else earlier in the day and because of... More 

Thank Chris H
Bratislava, Slovakia
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This hostel looks nice from outside. But when you get into room, you are surprised. It is awful, not very clean, beds are not comfortable, shower was very small that we had no space to turn. Whats more I had insects in my bed. That was very bad night spent there. Breakfast was disaster. Plates and glasses very dirty. We... More 

Thank katka7

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Terrebonne, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Well I have to admit that El Calafate is not so big but when one just has to walk down one corner to be right in the activity it is kind of close to me wouldn't you say . . . At firts when I came in the place which I had reserved through Internet I felt it was quite... More 

Thank Michel20958
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

I booked this hostel through booking.com. When I arrived they wanted the stay paid for up-front which I paid in USD cash. When I got home I could see they had ALSO charged my credit card, and now they refuse to refund my payment.

Thank Søren B
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The location is absolutely fine. Easy walking distance to the main street with shops and restaurants, and equally easy walking distance to the bus station. One large and one small supermarket within just as easy walking distance. The bathroom smelled bad and the toilet kept gurgling, although I could not be bothered to tell management. The room was also strangely... More 

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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Where do I start.. -Staff were rude, weren't interested in asisting travellers what so ever. -We booked a room with a double bed and when we got there we got 3 singles. We asked staff to change but the rude lady on the counter rolled her eyes and said it wasn't available. (We got it a day later) -Our neighboring... More 

Thank Blake R
Milano, Italia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Located 1 min from downtown and 2 min from the central bus station, it would be a good solution for your stay in El Calafate and that's why we choose it in the first place, but it ended up to be WORST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE and this is why: 1) We arrived after 30hr of bus from Bariloche really... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Location and outside are very promising, but as soon you enter the hotel you feel you wouldn't expect to much. Staff doesn't pay attention and doesn't make you feel a valuable guest. Rooms are very basic, but clean. Breakfast should better be skipped, although the plastic cutlery is unique!

Thank Mariekebal
Brampton, Canada
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141 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Not much to rave about this property except a decent location (1 block to main street). It looks much better on the outside than in. Twin room had only 1 useable electrical outlet where a lamp was plugged plus high up behind an unstable tall wardrobe unit for the TV on top. On the whole, it served its purpose but... More 

Thank Holy_Innocent
Sydney, Australia
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77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I stayed here 2 nights. The location is very good, 1mins walk to the town main street. Breakfast was very basic. The room itself was a bit old, but I am there to sleep only, it was ok. I was out sightseeing during the day. If you need airport bus to the airport book as soon as you have time,... More 

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Additional Information about Hosteria Austral

Address: Calle San Juan Bosco 917, El Calafate Z9405DBC, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: RM268 - RM603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hosteria Austral 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hosteria Austral El Calafate
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“Do not go there. Find other hostel.”
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