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Leon, Nicaragua
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Wow, this has to be the most filthy, run down hostel I've ever stayed in. It's the kind of place where you know if you take a shower, you'll end up dirtier than when you went in. I really don't understand the good reviews here - yes, the staff was nice but this place is a run down hell hole.... More 

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Langport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

First of all for me this was one of the most memorable hostel as the staff were just so lovely and helpful, they really join in and encourage a very sociable community. The beds are comfortable and clean and an affordable price. The location is very good. I would highly recommend this hostel if you're travelling to Salta, which is... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014

It's cheap and you get what you pay for. Nothing really good or bad to note. Clean enough although looked like it was quite a while since it has had any money spent on it. Friendly staff but they didn't really offer anything extra. Our room had no windows so was a bit miserable but again, it did the job... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013 via mobile

The hostel was fine for the price - cheapest we could find in Salta although we still went with a 4 bed dorm rather than a private double to save a few extra pennies. The staff were really friendly and helpful although they seemed to have their friends round a lot but this is no problem. Kitchen us basic but... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 November 2012

I've stayed 3 nights and I must say they have the most kind and friendly staff ever. They will do absolutely everything for you and nothing is too much. They're amazing. They're really amazing people. the hostal itself may not be the most modern one, but it has everything you need: a big kitchen, cable tv, very fast Wifi and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We stayed there for two nights, breakfast was basic, one type of bread was ok, the other was horrible. Our rooms were without windows, one was smelly, the others had a mouse in the room (we saw it one afternoon running outside), bathrooms were ok but not properly maintained (two sinks were broken) and there were always friends of someone... More 

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Lubin
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2012

The room are rather small and some of them without window or with window inside the building. But both rooms, bathrooms and kitchen are clean. Good location in the city center. Great price for dorms.

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Cusco, Peru
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Pretty much the cheapest hostel in Salta and good facilities. Large kitchen and reasonably priced beer.

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Reviewed 13 January 2012

The two girls on the front desk are very friendly and helpful. However, the place is old and run down. Rooms are small and mattresses well worn. There is no room for your backpacks so the dorms are cluttered. Bathrooms are tiny and have that gross feel about them, shower time felt like a chore. Even though the staff clean... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2011

We found alot of accommodation in salta was booked up so we took a chance on this place which had no reviews. Our room was basically in / right beside the dining area. So it was very noisy especially at night, it was mainly locals staying there- actually at times it felt we were in a big family home. That... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Argentino hostel is located in the midtown of Salta, only four blocks from the main square. The hostel was an old house that was remodeled. The hostel has 8 rooms with air conditioning, wifi internet and personal lockers, also it has 5 bathrooms, and a full equipped kitchen. All the rooms are shared. We also offer laundry service, cable tv, and the breakfast is included in the rate. Our hostel is a mix of argentine culture and tradition, its decorated with a lot of pictures and murals of famous people, like "el che" Guevara, Diego Maradona and others. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Argentino Hostel

Address: Calle Alvarado 1077, Salta A4412DUA, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Northern Argentina > Province of Salta > Salta
Price Range: £8 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Best tip I can give you -- find another hostel”
 of 5 bubbles International_Mel, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Choose another hostel, there are many in Salta”
 of 5 bubbles monticarlo, 25 Jun 2012 | Read review
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