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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 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 9.1

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 8.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Sep 2019
    Thanks you for all.
    Nicaragua, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2019
    Very clean and comfortable. I will be staying there again!
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0


    05 Sep 2019
    Could not fault this hostel!
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    14 Sep 2019
    I love America Del Sur! We stayed in the one in El Calafate as well and both of them were clean and comfortable and it was super easy to make friends :)
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.1


    31 Aug 2019
    It’s a typical old-school hostel, worth the money. I stayed for two nights in September, and the heating in the hostel is enough. The location is close enough to the east center of the city, and close to two subway lines. Its located in a rather residential area, so it’s quiet and laid back. I stayed in a private room, the sink is weirdly shaped and the water gets on the counter constantly and the shower head faced to the corner and wasn’t convenient to use. But overall, it’s worth the money
    China, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    28 Aug 2019
    This is a really excellent hostel. Helpful staff, new and clean facilities, comfy beds with light and plug socket, and lots of communal activities. Bear in mind this is not 18+ only, a school of kids stayed when we were here which was a bit annoying. The sink in the room is also poorly designed. People are about to socialise with in the evenings and breakfast is decent for 200 ars. Would stay again for sure.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.1


    27 Aug 2019
    I loved América del Sur! I stayed in the 4 person dorms and appreciated the large lockers. Great staff — super friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and there 24 hours a day. The location was perfect for walking and for hopping on public transportation. I also went on many of the free walking tours. If you can, do them! They were a great way to know the city and the guide Nicolás was amazing. The only weird parts were the tiny, tiny showers and lack of hand soap.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    29 Aug 2019
    Very nice, clean and modern hostel, almost more like a hotel! There wasn’t much atmosphere though, maybe due to the time of year or because it was more hotel like and had no bar. Helpful staff and in a cool neighbourhood although a bit further away from the main nightlife area.
    Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    25 Aug 2019
    The place was pretty good. I was looking to have some chill time so it worked out for me. It’s not a party hostel but still has an ok atmosphere. Staff were helpful and friendly. Rooms were pretty good. They don’t have an age limit i guess cause a class of kids stayed the one night which was kind of strange. Lots of rooms to chill in and good patio.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    24 Aug 2019
    Great location of the hostel. The staff were pleasant and willing to help. Rooms had a strange set up with the sink in the main room next to bunk beds instead of in the bathroom. Pillows weren't the greatest.
    England, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • 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
  • 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
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Buenos Aires

  • 2012

    1st, Continent Winners Latin America

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Argentina

  • 2010

    2nd, Continent Winners Latin America


  • 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