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Gold coast
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Great hosts, great breakfasts and great position. El Retorno is the best value for money in Puerto Madryn. Not only did the couple that runs this place help organise all of our tours, but they were up at the crack of dawn preparing fresh bread with jam and dulce de leche, as well as coffee and juice. Only two blocks...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We stayed here for one night after a nightmare bus ride. The owner, Gladys was so lovely and helpful, she got us booked onto a tour for the next morning and set us up with a map and all the things we needed. The hostel itself is clean and tidy with a couple of quiet and cosy common areas to...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

El Retorno hostel is a lively and very hospitable place. We stayed here for 3 nights while visiting the wonderful peninsula Valdez. The host is incredible, always willing to help and offer advise. We really enjoyed our time here!

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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Rooms are clean, breakfast is simple but really good and the staff is the most friendly we've met in a while on our trip. The lady in charge works really hard and will help you book any tour in the area. She even gave us an upgrade on our room with no extra charge!

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Anacortes, Washington
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Very nice owners. Thet made arrangements for me to get here by shuttle from Trelew, and my whale watching cruise. Facilities are very nice and clean. This is a hostel. So you do share a batgroom. Owners arranged for my laundry to get done also. I would stay here again.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We had a great stay and would definitely recommend this hostel. Our room was small but very comfortable, warm and clean. We had a 4 beds room for the two of us which was great. Shared toilets are ok. Good money/value ratio overall. The staff has been very nice with us.

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Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

This hostel was perfect for what we were looking for in Puerto Madryn. It was quiet and relaxed (we came to see the animals not party here) and we had four nights of very good sleep! We were in one of the very small double rooms but it was clean and perfect for our needs and for a very reasonable...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Airy and comfortable rooms. lots of hot water in the showers and big lockers for your bags. Gladys was helpful in finding trips but not trying to push them. A well equipped kitchen if you wanted to cook. and Gladys let me stay and cook and in in the hostel all day while I waited for my late night bus....

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Reviewed 21 March 2015

Great hosts. Clean and comfortable. I felt welcome and relaxed to hang out there.gladys put me onto a good tour which was with a great company. We didn't see any orcas but lots of other wildlife. Well recomended by me.

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Reviewed 22 February 2015

The owners Gladys and Matías were so friendly and helpful from the start. I ended up staying a week because I was having such a good time. It has lots of space and good facilities such as reliable and fast wifi and cooking facilities. It's very clean and they will help find the perfect tours and days out for you....

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you´re looking for a cosy place to chill out after travelling around for such a long time, Hostel El Retorno offers you the peace and quiet that you would expect from your own home.Free pick up from bus station! Please!! Send´s your arrival time and bus company name.From 12am the hostel has a calm and relaxed atmosphere,so you can finally enjoy a good night´s sleep!!!Gladys and Matías will look after you and help you on your way to having a fantastic time here in Patagonia.Friendly and family atmosphere!! Located downtown, 2 blocks from the seashore and also close to restaurants, shops etc.Private or shared accomodation in large brigth rooms:- Private rooms with a choice from 2 to 6 beds and doubles ensuite, with tv cable, wi fi,heater,ceiling fan, lockers. Linen blankets and towels are included in the price.Room is serviced every day. Constant hot water available.-Shared rooms with 4/6/8 beds with individual lockers, heater, wi fi, 24 hs hot water.Linen and blankets are included in the price.Room services every day.Three large common area:-Fully-equipped kitchen with dining room and patio.-Bright and spacious living room with a nice balcony.-Comfortable dining room with tv cable, internet and wi fi. Excursions to península Valdés and Punta Tombo at discount prices!!!! If you want to know the rates please contact us in advance.Pick up from Trelew airport $arg 35.00. Send us your arrival time and flight number 24hrs access to the hostel..If you need apartments in front of the sea for rent( 2 bedrooms, bathroom- kitchen- big living room with tv cable-garage) contact us, we´ll be able to inform you.We look forward to meeting you soon!!! Regards ! Gladys and Matias. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Retorno Travellers' Hostel

Address: Calle B Mitre 798 | Mitre 798, Puerto Madryn U9120AOP, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Chubut > Puerto Madryn
Price Range: £21 - £34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“We chose private room with shared bathroom. Bathroom was across the hall which was perfect”
 of 5 bubbles Z6573UDjohnc, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I took a single room. When I travelled the wireless signal was very weak in my room, so you might want to take a room closer to the antenna.”
 of 5 bubbles DoktorVee, 31 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The dorm near the street can be noisy; ask for upstairs if it's available.”
 of 5 bubbles IngridS273, 15 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Speak to Gladys, she is so helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles Timengev, 20 Aug 2012 | Read review
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