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America del Sur Hostel Buenos Aires

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Hostelworld guests voted America del Sur Hostel Buenos Aires the best in Argentina and Latin America at the 2011 Hoscars. This hostel is located in the beautiful San Telmo area, a short walk from Casa Rosada, Plaza de Mayo, Calle Florida and much more. Travellers tell us the staff are 'enthusiastic, friendly, helpful and competent', while the hostel itself is 'very chilled out if you want it to be, but also can party a lot, too'. We like that all their rooms are low capacity and ensuite.

Property Description

Hostelworld users rated us the Best Hostel in Latin America at the 2011 & 2012 Hoscars!

If you’re looking for a modern place with a relaxed atmosphere and welcoming staff...you should experience America del Sur Buenos Aires!

Our hostel opened in December 2008. It was built from scratch to fulfil backpackers’ needs while offering modern decor and high-comfort accommodation. We’re in the famous San Telmo district. This is one of the oldest districts in the city and is within walking distance of Plaza de Mayo, 9 de Julio Avenue, Puerto Madero and Plaza Dorrego. The metro station and buses are also nearby, so you can go everywhere easily.

We have a wide range of private rooms, with doubles, singles and twin bedrooms as well as triples and quadruples. We also offer four-person shared dorms. Both the shared and the private rooms have private bathrooms, individual air conditioning units and a hairdryer. Double rooms also have cable TV, telephone and safety boxes. Dorms have individual lockers.

We also have wheelchair accessible rooms and two elevators.

Shower and toilets are in different compartments so two people can use them at the same time.

We have a great TV room with DVDs, an amazing open area for BBQs, free Internet access on three shared computers and a free Wi-Fi signal in all rooms and common areas.

Would you like to reserve any excursion or bus? Or watch and feel an amazing Boca Juniors Football Match? Or find out about the best parties and restaurants in town? Our staff will help you on bookings and advice to make the most of your time in Buenos Aires!

You will be invited to free walking tours around the most important neighbourhoods and we’ll offer you VIP passes for the best clubs.

We look forward to see you soon among our guests! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Oct 2019
    Lovely clean hostel don't have any negatives to say it was a very nice hostel
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Oct 2019
    We originally booked for 2 nights and ended up staying almost a week. The staff were really helpful and gave us loads of information about the city. We loved the outdoor seating area and made regular use of the BBQ.
    South Africa, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    23 Oct 2019
    We only stayed a night but the hostel was very comfortable and a good way to start any trip!
    Australia, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    08 Nov 2019
    The hostel is within walking distance of the Pink Castle, Plaza de Mayo & Puerto Madero. The front door is locked 24 hours; the front desk is staffed 24 hours. We had a private quad room including a shower/toilet. The beds were comfortable and the AC was cold. It would have been nice if the staff would have told us at check in there were no towels in the room. They were 80 pesos. Breakfast was good and was 200 pesos. We were able to store our luggage and walk around before checking in our room.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    01 Nov 2019
    Very clean and well maintained hostel. Location is a little far from Palermo, where all the restaurants and pubs are, but its close to Tango events and Caminito. Breakfast is nothing special, mainly eggs and bread. Socialise area is nice and the staff is great too. But there is no bar or much happening in the evenings organised by the hostel, so its not as easy to get in touch with other single travellers. I had a private room and loved the big bed and luxury of my own bathroom. Would recommend!
    Netherlands, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    06 Oct 2019
    The hostel is located in a great neighborhood of San Telmo. The staff were all friendly and helpful. They had tours arranged to see different parts of the city and also maps if you wanted to venture alone. The only drawback is the sink in the dorm is in the sleeping area instead of the bathroom.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    08 Nov 2019
    Great hostel. Not a party hostel, but enough people around to make friends if you want. Very clean, nice common areas. Breakfast costs extra A$200 which is not clearly signed anywhere. No set price for rooms so check a few apps/websites for the cheapest. Friendly staff with good English.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    25 Oct 2019
    Staff are friendly, willing to communicated even myself was utter naive. Booked double room, small but nice. It isn’t party hostel which was perfect for me.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    18 Oct 2019
    Had such an amazing time here, was my first time in Buenos Aires. Staff is great, very helpful and able to assist you with whatever tour/activity you’re interested in doing. Couldn’t ask for a better location being central and close to public transportation. Door room was clean, well kept, but shower, toilet and sink are all separated making getting dressed/washed a bit inconvenient. Private dorm rooms are nice with en-suite complete bathroom. Overall, great stay and will definitely be back!!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    15 Oct 2019
    Good value for money, the shower is built ln a way that the room is flooded with water most of the time
    Israel, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Buenos Aires

  • 2012

    1st, Continent Winners Latin America

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Argentina

  • 2010

    2nd, Continent Winners Latin America

Nominations

  • 2012

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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America del Sur Hostel Buenos Aires says

There's a lot going on at our hostel to keep guests busy and happy. In addition to our free walking tours and Wi-Fi, we offer free tango lessons, and free tickets for a lot of parties.
Our new building was purpose-built to suit a hostel and we think it's a lot like a hotel with hostel service and shared rooms. There's a maximum of only four beds in the dorms, with excellent cleanliness and daily cleaning.
We're just 10 minutes' walk from Plaza Dorrego and Puerto Madero, 20 minutes from Plaza de Mayo and Congress, and only three minutes' walk from Avenida 9 de Julio. The one local place that I really recommend guests visit is the Casa Rosada, only 20 minutes' walk away.
The main age group of our guests ranges from 18 to 45 years of age. We have all facilities prepared for people with a wheelchair - there's two modern elevators going to each floor and a room built to fulfil all needs to persons travelling with disabilities. Mariano, Owner

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