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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 31 January 2011

Free pickup from the busstation! A very safe and secure hostel, with locked gates which means it is actually closed for everyone who does not have a key to the front gate. Breakfast whenever you wanted, and a pool which you could actually use and swim in! Great! A very spacious, clean and beautiful backyard with lots of tables, chairs,...

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Natal, RN
Reviewed 7 December 2010

tourism information, nice people, free transportation from the bus station, breakfast.. free wine .. . such a comfortable place...

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FM
Reviewed 22 September 2010

Even on advertising materials it looks pretty well almost everything what was advertised (or maybe all) was not true. The owner behavior was very strange, your fat son was downright annoying, breakfast was poor, advertised wine for free was really disgusting, etc. In addition to all those mentioned above the landlord took from us 180 USD to give us (four...

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
Reviewed 16 August 2010

Strangest hostel I have stayed at..and I've stayed at a few. Although billed as a family hostel, this is one family I would not want to be a part of. The owner is inappropriately friendly with the female guests, asking one of my friends to sit on his lap. At the same time he has very public arguments with his...

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thegimp1986
Reviewed 10 August 2010

Pretty bad hostel. Dirty and loud. Typical rich kids traveling party hostel. But nice and cheap if you don't mind that stuff and need a bed for a night...

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Holanda
Reviewed 6 January 2010

We also had a very bad experience with this hostel. It started with our food being taken out of the fridge by his two fat children (they really do eat all day long) and when we told the owner about our food being stolen, he felt really attacked and started to be agressive and blamed everyone in the hostel except...

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Dublin
Reviewed 5 January 2010

I´d a creepy feeling from the owner (Ariel) from the start and the walls and bed covers were covered in stains! We were booked for 3 nights but had to stay for 1 more night. On day 2 we asked him if he had availability for an extra night-he said that he had but that we would need to vacate...

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virginia
Reviewed 21 September 2009

Don't be fooled by Ariel or his son. This place is awful. My two friends and I were lured to the hostel by his son. Long story short, we woke up on our final morning to find that all of our skiing equipment was gone from his "secure luggage storage room." That's three ski bags, six sets of skis, avalanche...

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Globetrotting
Reviewed 19 January 2009

First off, the location was terrible. A friend was stabbed in the chest down the road from the hostel. Next, the hostel owner would arbitrarily raise the already high price of services (day trips, barbeques, room prices). The hostel owner LIVES at the hostel with his two sons. The eldest son is allowed to eat the guests' food from the...

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minneapolis
Reviewed 9 January 2009

Well, where to begin. You will probably see the hostel advertising that they are 5 blocks from the city center and 5 blocks from the bus station. Neither of these are true. While they are not too much further from the bus station, they are probably a 30 minute walk to the areas of interest in Mendoza. As we are...

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Come and stay in the family atmosphere of Ruca Potu Hostel! Swimming pool, free wine, all you can drink! So much to do. Just have a look and see for yourself! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Ruca-Potu

Address: Av. Gobernador Ricardo Videla 1275, Mendoza 5519, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Cuyo > Province of Mendoza > Mendoza
Price Range: €33 - €68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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