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Hostel 41 Below is an amazing hostel in the heart of Bariloche.
Hostel 41 Below is centrally located within the town of Bariloche. It is a short walk to the town's main plaza, restaurants, bars, and supermarkets. Bariloche is super safe and the town is well placed for hiking nearby areas. The staff in Hostel 41 Below are an excellent source of information, and are able to provide you with updated information on local transportation, hiking trails, and snow sports.
Rooms and Bathrooms
Hostel 41 Below is a large hostel with several private and dorm room options. Rooms in 41 Below are small but functional. Each room has a couple of power points to charge your electronics, large lockers to place your backpack, and a heater. The beds are comfortable with lots of blankets.
There are several shared bathrooms in Hostel 41 Below; each floor has a communal bathroom with a shower and toilet. The second floor has a separate block for male and female showers and toilets. Each block contains two showers or two toilets. The bathrooms are small but clean and contain mirrors and power points.
Hostel 41 Below has excellent common spaces, including a guest kitchen, lounge area, and small computer area. The guest kitchen is located on the first floor. It's spacious and well-equipped, the kitchen contains a large stove top, oven, refrigerator, and all types of utensils.
The lounge area is also located on the first floor -- this is where all the action takes place. Included in this room is the reception area and dining space. The reception is able to assist travelers with information regarding local tours. The dining area consists of a large wooden table and chairs, and it's where free breakfast is served to the guests. Lunch and dinner are served at an extra cost, and are vegetarian. The lounge itself has a few comfy couches, a television, and a book exchange.
The computer area is small and located on the second floor. It consists of a couch and one shared computer.
Hostel 41 Below is a relaxed, social hostel. The communal spaces are great for socializing and meeting other travelers. Hostel 41 Below provides backpackers with all the comforts of home -- everything from fast Wi-Fi to home-cooked meals. Plus, its central location within Bariloche is ideal for those wanting to hike or indulge in snow sports.
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Published on 2016-09-18
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A really great hostel, with everything you'd hope for -- friendly, welcoming staff who advise on activities and logistics and take you out on the town; not too big (twenty-six beds I think) so it keeps a family feel; great social space for hanging out and making friends; chilled music; clean bathrooms; comfortable beds; and slap bang in the centre of town. Book in advance as they're nearly always full, and its no surprise why. I wouldn't want to stay anywhere else in Bariloche.
This place was fantastic. Laid back with extremely friendly and helpful staff. The owner Paul has clearly got it right in the design and feel of the place. You can kick back and watch a DVD if you want a quiet night, and the place is very well positioned for going out of an evening (minimal uphill involved!). The staff will give you great advice on mountain walks and bike rides and they organize rafting and kayaking trips, too. Finally, music that is not from the 80's is a very welcome change! Beds and showers are brilliant, and it has big lockers to store your mess away and great views over the lake for those with rooms at the front. Good kitchen, too. I have recommended it to so many people already and it was only a few weeks ago!
This hostel is perfect, Just what you need for a trip to Bariloche. Friendly staff, well-equipped kitchen and lounge area. Bedrooms are clean and cozy. The hostel is positioned one block back from the main areas, and close to a supermarket, laundry and a small bar. Also close by are the buses to the mountain (ideal if that is what you are going for.) I'd recommend it to anyone going to Bariloche.
Hostel 41 Below Reviews from the Web
Liked: Awesome kitchen, Great location and friendly staff Disliked: cannot think of anything
Liked: This is a wonderful cozy little hostel. It has a great common area making it easy to meet people, a well equipped kitchen, and comfy beds. Leo makes homemade bread and jam for breakfast every morning and the hostel is perfectly located, about one block away from the noisy main street. If you're coming to Bariloche, stay here. Seriously. Disliked: Absolutely nothing.
Liked: Great location, fun communal areas, well-equipped kitchen. Disliked: Did not have bikes to rent as advertised.
The staff was real friendly and helpfull, dorms were good with your own locker. Bathrooms were clean. Good breakfast and good vibe!
Liked: The hostel is very clean and looks lovely and homely. The staff are very nice and very helpful. There is a great breakfast included and they have a lively common room to meet other people. Can't fault the hostel at all! Disliked: Nothing
Liked: The staff was helpful and the atmosphere was great. You could actually use the kitchen. Disliked: The showers could be better.
A place that really feels like home! The staff was extremely helpful and really flexible (we booked three nights and wanted to move the last night to one night later, so we could do a two days hike in the mountains). The breakfast is great too: fresh baked bread every morning and non-sweet cornflakes and yoghurt.
Liked: Location and Atmosphere!!! Disliked: NA
Liked: They were wonderful and helpful, see other report Disliked: Nothing
Liked: One of the best hostels I've stayed in South America. How a hostel should be , can't fault it. Disliked: Nada
Liked: The staff was very friendly and helpfull. The bed was good and people in the same room were silent. I also liked that it was near the city centre and that I could do all visits by walking. I can really recommend this place. Disliked: Nothing
Liked: Great location, helpful friendly staff, nice atmosphere Disliked: Everything was excellent! .
Very cosy and friendly atmosphere, feels like home! Extremely helpful and friendly staff, I enjoyed my stay very much.
Liked: Good social hostel great to meet other travellers. Warm showers, average breakfast. Staff very helpful. Disliked: Nothing so much to do with the hostel but the guests. Had beer stolen from the fridge even though it had our name on it. Can be quite loud late at night. Great if want to drink & party, but if you just want to sleep not so good. The top bunk is quite high up with no ladders or saftey bar, I am 6'2" and it was a climb up for me so if your short I hope you have a friend to give you a lift.
Overall I would rate this place. I also found that for a tourist city the choice of hostels wasnt great, again a general point nothing to do with the hostel.
Liked: english speaking and fully equipped kitchen Disliked: it's far away from bus terminal and located within the hill
Liked: Great atmosphere and communal areas. Really friendly helpful staff. Great spot, stay here Disliked: Guy left no negative feedback.
Liked: Very clean hostel, very friendly and helpful staff, a good vibe too! Disliked: Computer was slow but only a minor gripe!
Liked: Really good common area. Internet access to be used and it was right in the heart of town near a laundry which was reasonably priced. Disliked: Bathrooms could have been a little bigger and also the kitchen aswell, But all and all really nice hostel
Liked: Great atmosphere, helpful staff. Really enjoyed my stay there. Disliked: Lachlan left no negative feedback.
Liked: Very nice staff! Disliked: Should have more showers!
A New Zealander run hostel located in a quiet street in the heart of Bariloche, just 2 blocks from the center of town and the Nahuel Huapi Lake.
Run by travellers, for travellers - we know it's the little things that make a difference : comfortable furniture to chill out on, a great music collection, DVDs, free Wi-Fi, thick comfy mattresses, fully equipped kitchen, storage lockers in every room, english spoken, lots of excursions/information...
Location and Contact
• FROM THE BUS TERMINAL • Either: Catch a taxi (remise). Approx cost $12 pesos • Or: Bus numbers 10,20 or 21 from the terminal. Approx cost $3 pesos • Get off at the bus stop opposite the YPF gas station on the corner of Moreno and Morales. Walk up Morales and take the first street on the right, 20 de Febrero. In 20 meters take the next street on the right, Pasaje Juramento. Walk 50 meters and you'll find us! • FROM THE AIRPORT • Catch a taxi (remise). Approx cost $42 pesos
Juramento 94, Bariloche (San Carlos de Bariloche),
Río Negro, Argentina
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