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Patanuk Lake Hostel
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic hostel”
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Wonderful view on the lake, very friendly staff and home-made delicious beers in the bar! I stayed there about 2 weeks and at the end I felt home. Both the dorms and the private bathroom rooms are very nice (but if you want the see view choose the dorms) and clean.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Have stayed in hundreds of hostels around the world, but this one is definitely in top 3. Fantastic location just meters from the lake, beautiful surroundings, caring and helpful staff, best hideaway local bar under the hotel (with fantastic bear and happy hour).

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with family
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El Bolson, Argentina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2012

Bad (shabby) common areas with wet dogs everywhere! Also, I know this is a small detail but the beds weren´t made nor did they come with fitted sheets. Nor is there sufficient space for everyone to have a locker to keep things safe in the dorms. Finally, there is a bar below the hostel which could be nice but is also incredibly loud at night. Ironically there are signs downstairs asking everyone to be quite after midnight when there is a bar below blaring music.

The kid working the night shift also had several rude friends over who kept running around and occupying the common space and then was asking everyone to go on Trip Advisor and give them a good review! Please don´t go to this hostel! Lots of other good options closer to the center and the same price!

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled solo
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

I had a wonderful stay in this hostel and was treated very well by the staff. It's right on the lake, so views from the dorm room were beautiful. The bunk beds had storage available underneath and lockers were available in the hall. Kitchen was large (though did get busy and a few more pots would be helpful ). Staff was super helpful giving tips on sights in the area and even calling around to stores for me about tent rental. English was spoken. Great atmosphere with a fire in the fireplace on a rainy day and owners mellow dogs on site. Living room with couches and dining area were good for meeting fellow travelers. Abundant homemade bread for breakfast. Wifi available. Great value. I'd love to go back again someday!

  • Stayed December 2012
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2012

The location is great! Has a great view of the lake. The staff is very friendly and helpful! The common places are very clean (the rooms not so much). There are two pet dogs, maybe for some people that could be annoying, for us it only added to the relaxed atmosphere of the place. The hostel has a bar, which holds parties a couple of days of the week, but really you don't hear any noise from the rooms.
A very homely hostel!

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sotillo de la Adrada, Castilla y Leon, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Great Location, very warm and helpfull staff, they gave us all the information about the city and excursions, aswell about the trekking areas, they all walk on the mountains and gave us some very good tips about the trails. The rooms where spacios and clean, good breakfast with everything handmade, we enojyed everything in that place!

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank Laura A
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Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Great hostel, not expensive and an awesome view on the lake !! The team is really nice and helpful, they gave us a lot of information ! The rooms and communal areas are clean and good breakfast included. I stayed a week and highly recommend this hostel !

Super hostel, barato y una vista genial sobre el lago. El personal es muy amable y nos dio muchas informaciones utiles. Todo es limpio y hay un buen desayuno incluido. Me quedé una semana y lo recomiendo !!

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank karine N
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Property: Patanuk Lake Hostel
Address: Avenida Bdier J M de Rosas 585, San Carlos de Bariloche R8400ADF, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Rio Negro > San Carlos de Bariloche
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #86 of 131 Hotels in San Carlos de Bariloche
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Patanuk is the only hostel in Bariloche with LAKE COAST and DIRECT ACCESS to the beach. Created by travelers for traveleres, it offers all the comforts of a first-line with the wave characteristic of a hostel designed to make your stay a unique experience.Our staff, bilingual and specialist sector, advise you on overything you nedd to get the most out of this magical place. ... more   less 
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