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Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for 4 nights in the hostel in a 4 doorm room. The rooms are very clean and nice but my mattress was already like a swale so not that comfortable any more and should be replaced. The hostel is located a 10 minute walk away from the bus terminal and if the weather is good you can enjoy... More 

Thank ChriguR
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186 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is in a good location close to a large supermarket and about 15mins walk from the bus terminal. The property is nice, and the staff are excellent and very helpful. The breakfast is ok, bread, jam, corn flakes, tea/coffee. The common area is nice, but can get crowded when the hostel is busy. The kitchen is well equipped... More 

Thank Chris B
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We initially booked 3 nights but ended up staying two weeks (having a break in the middle to El Charlten ) one reason being that this hostel is great and that we were treated like family.  We have travelled for 10 months and this is the cleanest, most organised and friendly hostel we have been in. Low season rates were... More 

Thank LoubLou21
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant hostel. I had a private room - had loads of space and was very clean. The location is great - a ten min walk to town centre - amazing views of the lake. The staff are really helpful - they sorted out trip recommendations, restaurants and transfers. Felt very looked after. The atmosphere is nice - I met some... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place!! Honestly my best hostel experience in all of south america so far. Incredibly knowledgeable and friendly staff, wonderful atmosphere at all hours all the day, there's always somebody to talk to and plenty of tips and pointers for your mountain experience. Well done everybody!

Thank Jonas B
Te Aroha, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a few nights, then returned here again after our multi-day trip to El Chalten. This was because the manager Marcelo and his staff were some of friendliest people/staff we have encountered in our year long trip through the America's. Very knowledgeable about the local area, who go above and beyond to give tips... More 

Thank Mitchell D
Paris, France
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had rented a cabana in this hostel. Although the cabana is fine, breakfast decent and staff helpful, the stay wasn't great. Hot water didn't function properly and one of the night we couldn't sleep because of people including staff of the hostel singing loudly right below our window up to 2 am.

Thank François L
Heidelberg, Germany
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel is located two blocks from the bus station, three blocks from the main street and block from the main big supermarket that is open until 10pm. Despite this awesome location with great views of the city and the lake, the street is very quiet at night. The host and his coworkers are marvelous, service is great and as... More 

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MARCELO E, Gerente at I Keu Ken Hostel, responded to this review
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Hola!! que lindo que hayan disfrutado del hostel y su viaje!!! Nos alegra mucho que hayan sentido las buenas vibras... More 

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We loved the time in this hostel :) The owner, Marcello, is a really great guy who helped us with everything! We spend two days in this hostel and came back after visiting El Chalten, because this is a really good stay. There is a good atmosphere and it's a clean hostel! The kitchen and the wifi is good, the... More 

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MARCELO E, Propietario at I Keu Ken Hostel, responded to this review

Gracias Paul and Lilian! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I stayed there for 5 nights in total and I have to say that everything was perfect. Every member of staff is "buena onda" and always ready to help, they have an excellent knowledge of the region and give great tips on what to do. The beds were comfy, the shower hot and the atmosphere amazing. I made lots of... More 

Thank Alixane S
MARCELO E, Gerente at I Keu Ken Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your words! We remember them and hope in the hostel one day! More 

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Additional Information about I Keu Ken Hostel

Address: F. M. Pontoriero 171, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: ₹ 1,296 - ₹ 4,432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — I Keu Ken Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms are good!”
 of 5 bubbles 401arianer, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“best views, price”
 of 5 bubbles Zuzkabeniak, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Request a lower bunk.”
 of 5 bubbles CJH300, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Upper floor should be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles KateH1313, 22 Feb 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in the top floor where there is also a 'living area' with the big couch facing the window with marvellous views, good place to have a coffee or work on your laptop.”
 of 5 bubbles Tania_Muniz, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
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