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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

Overview

With friendly staff and a chilled out vibe, America del Sur Hostel is the place to set up camp in Buenos Aires. Hang with fellow guests in the DVD-stocked TV room, or pop open a bottle of Malbec on our colourful outdoor terrace. We host free walking tours around the city's coolest neighbourhoods to really give you an insider's view. When you get back, relax at our on-site bar and use our free Wi-Fi to update your Instagram followers.

Location

We're in the buzzing San Telmo district, steps from the eclectic San Telmo Market (7 minutes on foot). Stroll for 15 and you'll reach the bustling Plaza de Mayo, where you can snap that angled shot of the pretty pink Casa Rosada. Independencia metro station and bus stops are under 10 minutes' walk, so you can get to trendy districts like La Boca or Palermo Hollywood. A taxi from Ezeiza International Airport takes less than an hour, or just over 20 minutes from Jorge Newbery Domestic Airport – we can even arrange a car for you!

Rooms

Whether you book a private room or a dorm, you'll have air con, free linen and an en-suite. Throw your bags in your personal locker or safety box, flick on your bedside light and use the provided hairdryer to get ready for a night on the town – reception is 24 hours so you can tango well into the early hours! Let us know if you'd like one of our wheelchair accessible rooms, too, and we'll be happy to help.

Extras and activities

Pour a cup of coffee or traditional Argentinian mate tea and settle in at our free computers to check in with family back home. Then try your hand at a typical asado (delicious grilled meats) on the barbecue. Eager to get out and about? We'll help you book day trips and advise you on all the best parties and restaurants – we'll even get you a VIP pass to the clubs!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 May 2019
    A great hostel with really helpful and friendly staff. Our room was clean and tidy, and the set up in the common areas were great. Would highly recommend this hostel, especially for English-speaking travellers.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 May 2019
    Definitely the best hostel I've ever been to. I highly recommend it! The staff is awesome, it's very clean and the atmosphere is great.
    Bulgaria, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 May 2019
    A very slick, modern place especially suited for foreign tourists.The staff speak excellent English and the tour desk is outstanding.2 large comon areas , 1 indoors and 1 outdoors.Huge kitchen.Beer &wine available in cooler &snacks in vending machine.My private room was very clean, modern and spacious with lots of amenities ; it was at the standard of a 3 or 4 star hotel.Good locatiom for exploring the old city.2 supermarkets very close by & subte a few blocks away.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 May 2019
    Excellent location. Close to markets and night places, drougstores, metro, an attractions. Super friendly personnel. Nice beds.
    Argentina, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 May 2019
    This hostel is perfect! I loved everything and would definitely stay over again.
    Brazil, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    02 May 2019
    great staff and the facilities are amazing. Nice movie room if you want to chill and relax. Rooms are very nice and clean. Have yours and info which is helpful. Good atmosphere and people pregaming to go out without it being too loud any party. Can leave bags there when going to Iguazu. Going back when return to Buenos Aires.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    28 Apr 2019
    Amazing hostel in the centre of BA. Rooms comfortable especially the beds. Breakfast offered at the hostel for 150 pesos which seemed good value. Really good tours on offer especially the walking tours with Nicholas! Great guide and very knowledgeable on BA. Other staff were very helpful too
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    26 Apr 2019
    Really good hostel. Kinda had bad luck with the people in my dorm, but I think it'd ordinarily be a great place to meet other travellers. Superb location in the best barrio.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    13 May 2019
    It was a really good hostel but I didn’t love the neighbourhood.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    01 May 2019
    Good location in San Telmo. Quite a big city hostel with lots of activities going on each day. We had a private room which was very nice, felt more like a hotel then a hostel with beds being made each day. The kitchen was small and at times not so clean but it was manageable.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
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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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