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Nice place, the roof terrace is a great place to hang out in the evenings or to have breakfast, and there's also a cosy common area inside. Helpful staff, snd hostel events such as maté tasting and roof bbq make it easy to meet people. The area is good for many of the tourist sites but doesn't feel especially safe to wander round alone at night. It is also very noisy outside at the weekends (or was when I was there anyway), so might not be the best place for getting a good night's sleep!
My stay at this hostel was very positive! Great location, close to Obelisco. The staff was a little under par however, there wasn’t much communication between them, some were new and had no idea what was going on, or some were downright rude. However, the hostel offers some great activities like tango and Spanish lessons as well as mate and asado. The room was nice and clean, plenty of storage in lockers. Not many outlets though. Breakfast was very good! Great place for meeting other travelers!
Great location close to the Subt and clubs. Would be a good place to stay in the week so you can travel around BA using public transport.
Lovely building- full of character. Beautiful lift and staircase. Roof top area which is peaceful. Showers are clean, wifi is good. We met friendly travellers. Draw back was our room was at the front and next to the night club so a bit of boom boom throughout the night. (Us finishing our night at 3:30 was a bit early for BA. Bunks were a bit wobbly but good matresses and clean beds that were made up nicely.
Nice, chilled out hostel. Not too big, not too crazy. Pleasant roof terrace and decent breakfast, excellent wifi access. Staff were extremely helpful. Would recommend.
Friendly and helpful staff. Well located, within walking distance for sightseeing. The rooftop bar is great for meeting other travellers.
Nice place to stay, room has no windows though, the rest was beautiful! Special mention to the rooftop, a little jewelry in the downtown of B Aires
Great staff, helpful and friendly! a much more homely atmosphere than milhouse party hostel which is very close by.
Very friendly and helpful staff, clean and comfortable, good location. I enjoyed the free tango and Spanish classes. It is noisy on Friday and Saturday nights because of the night club next door, but quiet the rest of the time.
Great location, friendly staff, organised football match tour for us, really good bar on the terrace, free activities every day such as Spanish and tango lessons, the bbq was a bit of a let down. The kitchen was being expanded at time of visit so should be a good size when finished. Good bathrooms and relatively spacious dorms, the a/c is very loud and leaked a bit, not all rooms have a/c though.
The lock on my dorm door didn't work (you could open it even if the lock was set) and the latch on the locker was too small to put a padlock on. They also didn't have all the keys to my room - i think some were missing. You have to buzz to get into the front door, but they don't check who it is, so anyone could have come into my dorm at any time. The place was quite messy, the wifi was very weak, breakfast wasn't great. Great location and price, but you get what you pay for. Would NOT return.
Awesome hostel. Great location, facilities and atmosphere. The rooftop area is great for chilling out. Most of the staff were very helpful. I would definitely recommend this to friends staying in Buenos Aires.
Great hostel! The hostel setup is great and very tourist friendly. The kitchen was a little less equipped but didn't really have any other issues.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
The staff is extremely helpful, and there is a good vibe at the hostel. I got sick during my stay and they have their own doctors they called to check on me for free. Thr entire staff was fantastic and caring. They also have some good bike tours they arrange, and lots of events at the roof top bar.
Staff seemed unorganized and didn't seem to communicate with each other. Great location though. Clean bathrooms and kitchen. Lots of stairs. Good rooftop bar, okay breakfast. Wifi connection wasn't the greatest
Very nice hostel with a lot of character. The roof top bar is a major bonus as that is one thing BA lacks a lot of. Very nice place.
Terrífico! Un ambiente tranquilo y bienvenida para personas de todas partes. Un staff muy útil y simpatico.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
It's the second time we stayed at Portal Del Sur and the vibe is great. If you're a couple, the private ensuite is good and the location and facilities (roof-top bar, breakfast included) can't be beat. The staff is really helpful too.
Loved the atmosphere and rooftop bar, great for meeting loads of new people. Lots of activities available a lot of fun all going out together. First time in BA so booked here and Millhouse to try the two and would say Portal is better for sure! Less of a business, way more fun and welcoming. Very clean bathrooms and facilities in general. Loved this place.
Really nice and welcoming hostel. Good atmosphere and the staff is very kind and helpful. The only drawback in my opinion is the lack if ac in the hostel. Some room have ac but being everywhere else is really unbearable in buenos Heath.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)