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Reviews of Hostel 7 Duendes Base

Hostel | San Juan 189, Salta, Argentina 4400

85.7% Overall Rating

198 out of 212 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/07/2014)

"Always kept clean , bathrooms always clean Good kitchen if you want to cook Cool little courtyard to sit in the sun"

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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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85.7%

Overall Rating

198 out of 212 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hostel 7 Duendes Base'

Atmosphere
77.6%
Location
86.4%
Facilities
78.4%
Cleanliness
92.8%
Staff
88.0%
Value
88.8%
Safety
88.0%
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stephen yates

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 December 2010 stephen would recommend this property

Liked: This is a brlliant place to stay. The staff are really helpful and friendly and obviously care that everyone feels at home. They do only speak spanish but that{s fair enugh! The common areas are lovely - open air patios to relax in the shade. Breakfast is served for hours each morning, and is ready if you are doing a tour and need to leave early. Very close to bus station. I personally didn{t notice thin walls but maybe this depends on who else is stayig here!

Disliked: Only one fridge in the kitchen, which is the only storage space for everyone to put their food - definitely needs some cupboards.

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

Lucas Pitz

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 December 2010 Lucas would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was great.

Disliked: No air conditioning

94.3%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

stuart holt

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

19 December 2010 stuart would recommend this property

Liked: Really good atmosphere and a fantastic place to meet people from all different nationalities. The breakfast was good with cornflakes and was situated in the kitchen around a table which was really good again for meeting new people and chating. It had 2 areas for either relaxing or socialising, one being a small garden area. Unfortunately we missed the bbq they do on sat night. The staff where extremely friendly and helpful.

Disliked: nothing. my fav hostel of trip so far.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

17 December 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Welcoming, warm & relaxed atmosphere (backyard and a small garden), friendly staff, good dormsize, breakfast times can be extended if needed.

Disliked: Not the best place if you want to meet other travellers.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

GUIGNARD Roland

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

16 November 2010 GUIGNARD would recommend this property

Liked: prix interssant

Disliked: bruit le matin

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very helpfull and extremely nice! Barbique on saturday was delecious!!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 October 2010

Liked: Convenient for the bus station.

Disliked: It caters primarily for the Argentenian market and not for the internation travellers. There are no English speaking staff so can be a bit awkward if your Spanish is not good. There´s not much of a communal area to meet companions to look around town and it has cockroaches in the kitchen area.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Rhys McIntosh

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

02 October 2010 Rhys would recommend this property

Liked: My favourite hostel out of the six we stayed at across the continent. The staff were so so friendly and helpful, the dorms were great and in general we just had a great time there.

Disliked: -

97.1%
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Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Sightseeing & culture

29 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The rooms were very nice and clean. The staff was very nice and helpful.

Disliked: Nothing!

60.0%
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Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Jonathan Adams

With my spouse / partner

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year

03 September 2010

Liked: Hot water in the showers was good.

Disliked: The walls were paper thin and you could hear the person breathe/cough/speak etc in the next room. This was especially bad if you were near the kitchen. Expect no sleep without ear plugs. Also the mattress we had was very uncomfortable and the bed linen was quite shabby.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Big kitchen and common arias

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Igor Leite

With my spouse / partner

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

17 August 2010 Igor would recommend this property

Liked: Good place to meet people with many backpackers from around the world. Good location and staff really friendly and helpfull. The owner even asked if I would like breakfast at 5:00am in the morning, because of my early bus. The shower is hot and kitchen is big and good. Cheap and cold beer! Good heater at the room.

Disliked: The bathroom is not very nice. Really small and the toilet flush button was broken.

88.6%
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Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

10 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Its located in a calm area of town. The facility is clean and staff is very helpful.

Disliked: Thin walls.

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Daniela Lehner

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

10 August 2010 Daniela would recommend this property

Liked: The staff is really friendly and helpful and they organised a great barbecue.The rooms are nice and clean. There is WIFI in the lobby and in the rooms.

Disliked: Daniela left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

10 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The owners and staff was really friendly and helpful. We had a really nice barbeque on saturday night.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

06 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good hostel

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Simon Crewdson

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

01 August 2010 Simon would recommend this property

Liked: Hot showers, lovely staff, cheap as chips and amazing breakfast (cornflakes!!!). Can`t ask for anything more really.

Disliked: Simon left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

01 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean, friendly place

Disliked: nothing

45.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

30 July 2010

Liked: Decent location, breakfast included, reasonably cheap

Disliked: Very noisy due to thin sheet metal walls between rooms Whole place looks like it needs a good clean - mould present in at least one of the bathrooms Awful bed that was far too soft and meant you woke up with back ache

94.3%
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Jane Bruccoleri

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

30 July 2010 Jane would recommend this property

Liked: Genuine hot showers. The sheets were clean and the staff cleaned the toilets and showers several times a day. We booked one night and eneded up staying for three. Location is great, as is the brekkie - first time we´d had cornflakes for months!! Staff extremely friendly and accomodating and you can rent bikes for the day for a very low cost. Really enjoyed it!

Disliked: Jane left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Romantic getaway
Work / volunteering

29 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly Staff and relaxed atmosphere

Disliked: Never thought i would say this especially after coming off the freezing salt flats...but the water was too hot!! Cold water was just a trickle!

82.9%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Richard Slater

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

23 July 2010 Richard would recommend this property

Liked: Good atmosphere, helpful staff and great value for money

Disliked: Richard left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

18 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff and good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

17 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great staff. they really care about that place! amazingly clean!! prepared breakfast very very early, when we had to head for the bus. the rooms at the backyard are really nice!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

14 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel in good location between bus station and centre, nice staff with a good atmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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