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Reviews of Hostel 7 Duendes Base

Hostel | San Juan 189, Salta, Argentina 4400

86.2% Overall Rating

203 out of 217 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/09/2014)

Paul Andrew thinks…

"Great atmosphere and outdoor communal areas, close to bus terminal and cheap beer!"

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Facilities

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

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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86.2%

Overall Rating

203 out of 217 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hostel 7 Duendes Base'

Atmosphere
78.4%
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86.4%
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80.0%
Cleanliness
92.8%
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90.4%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Sandra Debo

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

12 July 2011 Sandra would recommend this property

Liked: I like the vibe, the chilled atmosphere, the hot powerful showers, and that the people who run the place treat everyone with the same respect, friendliness and hospitality. The location is good too and the beds are comfy :-). A feel-good place in a lovely city!

Disliked: Nothing really ... maybe it's not ideal that the common room is a tent in the garden where some of the dorms are located because the noise level from that tent can be high. But that's a minor issue.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Kitchen good place to meet people, big lockers in rooms, free towel

Disliked: Because of the wireless (which is definitely good to have in a hostel) the common room was only used by people checking e-mail, fb etc, hard to get in contact with people there, the kitchen was better for that even if it was a little crowded. About 7-9 blocks from the city center.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, good kotchen, clean ahowers. Really nice vibe, met lots of other cool travellers.

Disliked: Nothing really

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mutlu Gunay

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 June 2011 Mutlu would recommend this property

Liked: I felt like at home. Owner and staff are so friendly and the hostel has a great ambiance.

Disliked: Nothing

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the location was good.

Disliked: didnt dislike anything in particular but it was an average hostel

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

02 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great hostel with really helpful and friendly staff, just opened up a new common area the day i was leaving but it looked great with tv dvd player and heaters, bathrooms were very clean and beds comfortable, would recommend staying there

Disliked: .

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

dave pitney

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

01 May 2011 dave would recommend this property

Liked: good location, nice staff.

Disliked: kitchen was dirty with cocas roaches :(

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

25 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice kitchen

Disliked: breakfast was quite rural, only bred :-( moreover little cockroaches all over the place (kitchen, bathroom...)

71.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

18 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly reception, good breakfast and nice outside space

Disliked: Loud if people are sitting outside your room

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

17 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A nie property with a garden area

Disliked: cockroaches in my bed and in the kitchen

The property's response is...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Celene McMullan

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 April 2011 Celene would recommend this property

Liked: Hola I really enjoyed staying here. It has a lovely atmosphere and a well designed to allow people to meet and mix. The cleaner lady should get a pay raise as she does such a great job. Breakfast can be served very early each morning if you need to leave early and staff vey helpful to keep your cases if you need to checkout but have a later bus. I think you will like this place as I did.

Disliked: none

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Bonnie Knight

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 April 2011 Bonnie would recommend this property

Liked: Nice atmosphere, clean, good kitchen. Staff very helpful and friendly. Lovely garden and asado area.

Disliked: Need more space to use wifi and powerpoints.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really nice atmosphere!

Disliked: not the cleanest one

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Daphne Liselotte van der Velden

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

31 March 2011 Daphne Liselotte would recommend this property

Liked: super friendly and helpfull staff, close enough to bus terminal, good vibe, comfy beds with clean sheats.

Disliked: kitchen is good but a little small for the number of people using it, and bathrooms get a bit messy no matter how hard everyone tries to keep them clean, but those are both just minor details, over all it´s really good!

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, close to centre

Disliked: nothing

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

21 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: An all round nice hostel - nothing flashy, but served its purpose well - and close to town and facilities (supermarket, the park, ATM, bus station, etc). Nice big bathrooms and good showers. Breakfast had cornflakes. Yum.

Disliked: Common areas didn't provide an excellent opportunity for interaction - a bit spread out all over the place. No hot water in the kitchen to wash dishes (to be fair this is common in Sth America, but it is getting on our nerves).

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Juan Martin Lopez Ochoteco

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

12 March 2011 Juan Martin would recommend this property

Liked: Nice staff, the breakfast was OK. Good beds and bathroom.

Disliked: Could not get to know many people but I was only a couple of hours so I guess it doesnt count

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: BBQ Place, Kitchen with one big table which facilitates making contacts, clean, location

Disliked: nothing

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Gianni Antonica

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 February 2011 Gianni would recommend this property

Liked: staff is great, nice location near the Parque San Martin

Disliked: .

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the staff!

Disliked: wifi a bit dodgy sometimes

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

03 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was much better than our previous hostel (Hostel Del Central) in Salta and the breakfast was better here even though the other hostel claims to be the best in Salta. Seems to be

Disliked: No aircon in the rooms and the walls inbetween the rooms are paper thin so it is as if your sharing a room with people next door. There is lots of noise outside the rooms really early in the morning, esp from the guy who seems to be doing the nightshift walking past the rooms when on the phone.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Madeleine Findlay

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 February 2011 Madeleine would recommend this property

Liked: The location was good, staff were very helpful (evening making breakfast for me when I had an early start - before the usual breakfast hour), and it had a good vibe to the place / sociable!

Disliked: Nothing

42.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

18 January 2011

Liked: Staff very friendly and breakfast good

Disliked: Private rooms not very nice

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sanne van de Laarschot

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

16 January 2011 Sanne would recommend this property

Liked: Feels like home!! Very nice and helpfull staff, good place to meet people. Close to busterminal en easy walk to main square in town.

Disliked: Really no negative features to mention.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

wei REN

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

13 January 2011 wei would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff good location.

Disliked: no


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