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El Refugio

Hostel | Gascon 1831, Mar del Plata, Argentina 7600

71.0% Overall Rating

3 out of 7 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/04/2012)

"It was cheap... And the people where helpful when I asked for information. The garden wasn´t very big and they could do more out of it, But at least its a place to relax. The breakfast is at big table with all guests…"

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  • Bar
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Cash only on arrival. Credit or Debit cards not accepted.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Mar del Plata?

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El Refugio Hostel is warm and youthful family that promotes the exchange of experiences and cultures between travelers, creating new friendships and providing a safe, comfortable and fun enviroment. In the spirit of providing a unique experience, opening the door to an adventure, giving rise to great challenges, the hostel welcomes travelers who arrive each day to Mar del Plata. Read more

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About El Refugio

El Refugio Hostel is run by its owners, which ensures the best service and personalized attention. Our hostel is located in an imposing old house built in 1937 marplatense typical architecture. We have conditioned the hostel to offer the utmost comfort and hope that you feel at your own home.

Warm, spacious and staffed by young people, our hostel offers a welcoming place to stay to travelers.

Run by young people, who know what people look for in a hostel, the staff at La Casona will have various services to make you feel comfortable and secure as if you were in your own home.

El Refugio Hostel is located in one of the most notorious neighborhoods of the city of Mar del Plata and just two blocks from the bus station, 4 blocks from the beach and casino as well as only 10 blocks from downtown. The hostel is very close to the shopping center on Guemes street (5 blocks), the main shopping area of the beautiful and safe city.

If you want to party at night you can go for a drink or dance in the nearby pubs and bars on Alem street, which has the largest nightlife.

Location Information

Our excellent location allows you to stay close to everything and have easy access to all points of natural, cultural and historic features such as Mar del Plata and Movilizarte. You can access the city very easily because bus lines nearby can take you to visit the main tourist attractions in the area, not only the countless and varied beaches but also mountains, lakes, and forests.

Friendly staff will help you to organize trips and can offer you necessary guidance not only with regards to the city with its urban, historical, architectural and cultural attractions, but also suggest a wide variety of tours and excursions, and options for exploring the region and recruit shore excursions and adventure outings.

The Hostel offers its guests the best ways to practice active tourism and adventures. You will be able enjoy nature at its fullest, and look for the best views of the city.

Travel to the circuit area is easy and you can participate in various activities such as kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, climbing, surfing, photo safaris, camping, mountain biking, fly fishing, boat trips and wildlife watching and cookout, everything you imagine for a perfect holiday.