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Garden House Hostel Reviews

Avenida San Juan 1271,San Telmo., Buenos Aires, Argentina

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326 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 72%Facilities

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Best hostel of 4 hostels Ive been to in BA, though Buenos Aires hostels in general are terrible. I look for a small, homey feeling hostels with longer term travellors who want to interact and share things with each other. This was the closest I go to that though it does not come close to places I experienced in the far South of the continent, particularly in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.


The hostel was a little on the dirty side, but nothing unlivable, the super helpful staff made up for it.


I loved this hostel. Big social area and super helpful and nice staff!


Thanks for everything!


Nice small hostel, with a good atmosphere and nice staff. There is an assado every saturday night in the terrace This is not lacated in the best area, but not very far from san telmo.


This was a really nice hostel, but there wasn't a lot of English speaking people and the showers were a bit dodgy... But still a nice place for a night.


nice staff, good location and good vibe. Could improve clealiness.


Very confortable and suitable for my trip, exactely what I need and was looking for! Fabian and his sister helped us in everything we needed, I would definitely recommend the hostel! Nice place, good location, fun people, cool experience! When I comeback to Buenos Aires, will definitely be staying at Garden House. :)

  • 25th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


On our last night, the staff was partying with people at the reception, talking loudly, drinking wine but worst, they were smoking cigarettes inside. As my room was close from the reception, I was not able to sleep. The hostel was not really clean, the floor of my room was dirty and the kitchen as well. I was wondering why this hostel was so recommended because it was only ok. It a bit far from the center and the location is on a sad and busy street with nothing close.


Garden House makes for an OK place to sleep. Two rooms are adjacent to a street with a lot of very loud traffic, and there is no garden, despite the name. It's not very centrally located (actually not in San Telmo), but fine if you're up for a little walk. Staff is nice. Breakfast is nothing like the pictures; only bread, butter, and jam. Several door locks are practically broken and should be replaced, there's dust in the most ridiculous places, and bathrooms are not cleaned well.

  • 26th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Norway
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


A good home for us in Buenos Aires with a fine cross section of travelers. It was a treat to have two small children among the guests for a day or two.

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