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Carlos Calvo 579, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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281 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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All in all the stay was good. San Telmo is really nice neighborhood to stay in! Especially the cafe at the corner is nice! The staff was really nice. The breakfast is not that good- only some bread with dulce de leche, milk and cereal. Also our room was not the best. We did not have ac, only a fan, which would not have been a problem, but we only had a window to the hallway with hardly any fresh air during the night. We had to get up during the night and open the window like 3-5 times...


Our room had a broken AC which in the summer in Buenos Aires is miserable. We asked the staff about it and they said someone would come around 9p to fix it. At 10p I went downstairs to ask and they said it won't be fixed until next week. Made me feel like they knew that all along but wanted us to wait so we couldn't find another hostel. Not the best nights rest.

  • 7th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Perfect place for couples, but not much more than a nice clean place to sleep.

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