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Hostel Ruca Potu

Hostel with outdoor pool, near Plaza Italia

  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi

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  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bathroom Shower
  • Outdoor Pool
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  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 7 guestrooms
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Self parking
  • Childcare
  • Terrace

Feel at home

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • Plaza Italia - 30 min walk
  • O'Higgings Park - 4 min walk
  • Plaza Sarmiento - 8 min walk
  • Museo del Area Fundacional - 9 min walk
  • Plaza Pedro del Castillo - 10 min walk
  • San Francisco Ruins - 11 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Triple Room, 3 Twin Beds, Shared Bathroom, Pool View


  • Plaza Italia - 30 min walk
  • O'Higgings Park - 4 min walk
  • Plaza Sarmiento - 8 min walk

What’s around


  • Plaza Italia - 30 min walk
  • O'Higgings Park - 4 min walk
  • Plaza Sarmiento - 8 min walk
  • Museo del Area Fundacional - 9 min walk
  • Plaza Pedro del Castillo - 10 min walk
  • San Francisco Ruins - 11 min walk
  • Avenida San Martin - 13 min walk
  • Alameda Promenade - 15 min walk
  • Central Market - 16 min walk
  • San Martin Square - 18 min walk
  • Espacio Contemporáneo de Arte - 0.9 mi / 1.5 km

Getting around

  • Mendoza (MDZ-Governor Francisco Gabrielli Intl.) - 13 min drive
  • Mendoza Station - 26 min walk

At a glance


  • 7 rooms


  • Check-in time 11:30 AM-9 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 11:30 AM - 9 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting/childcare*


  • Pets allowed*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (USD 12.00 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Things to do

  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free bicycles nearby
  • Pool sun loungers


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Kitchen


  • In-room safe

Small print

Also known as

  • Hostel Ruca Potu
  • Hostel Ruca Potu Mendoza
  • Ruca Potu
  • Ruca Potu Mendoza
  • Hostel Ruca-Potu Hotel Mendoza
  • Hostel Ruca Potu Mendoza
  • Hostel Ruca Potu Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hostel Ruca Potu Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Mendoza

Optional extras

Facility access costs USD 12 per accommodation, per stay

Self parking costs USD 12.00 per day

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 12 per pet, per day


The seasonal pool is open from December to April.

This property accepts credit cards.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • The 21% national VAT (value-added tax) is not included in the price, and may be charged at the property upon check-out for all residents of Argentina. Travelers on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. To qualify for a tax exemption, tourists must present a valid passport and pay for the services rendered with a non-Argentine credit card or via bank transfer from another country. This tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days. In the case of cancelled bookings, the cancellation penalties paid by the traveler will also be subject to the national VAT (21%).

Pet deposit: USD 12.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes. Self parking costs USD 12.00 per day.
  • Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
  • Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 12 per pet, per day, and there's also a deposit of USD 12.0 per day.
  • You can check in from 11:30 AM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Cantina La Rambla (13-min walk), Urkitza Rotiseria (14-min walk), and Leyenda (14-min walk).
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Regency Casino (4-min drive) and Arena Maipu (14-min drive) are both nearby.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as cycling. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hostel's other amenities, which include a seasonal outdoor pool and a picnic area. Hostel Ruca Potu also has a garden.