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Overall I liked Viejo Telmo and appreciated that it wasn't another soulless commercial hostel filled with international backpackers. That said, travelers should be aware that things may not go perfectly smoothly. When we arrived they had no record of our reservation and wanted to send us to another hotel until we produced confirmation email with deposit. They found us a different room at the same price. Staff were laid back and nice. No internet in rooms and breakfast was pretty mediocre.
We arrived late and they forgot our reservation. the guy at the reception was not really helpful. In the end he found an other hotel for us and he promised us that it will be the same price and the prepayment will be considered. When we arrived at the new place nothing was like promised. The owner of the new hotel tried to speak with Viejo Telmo, but they didn't want to give us our money back. Just the next day when we went there we got finally our money back. So it was not a nice experience!!!
Hi the place is nice , close to main street . the staff is great , we got lot of help , where to go , how to go , market place, carnaval street , nice persons worm and happey to help you . about facilities , its looks like no one is checking the rooms once in a time , the Electric connectins to plug cellphone / shaving machine was not working we used the electric connections at the main loby . lamp near the bad was broken . at the bathroom there is no place to put the shampo and soap .