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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 9.1

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Sep 2019
    I liked the location, close to downtown and san telmo. daily activities are offered in this hostel. However, info is not very clear or visible, you need to ask or doublecheck with staff. good location, offered walking tours are good (Especifically with Nico in a walking tour downtown). The other guy of the walking tour took us to BOCA but tour was so quick and he cancelled the second tour which was not okay. hotel is good, great wifi, good price. They help to book a taxi to airport. good value.
    Mexico, 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
  • 9.4

    Superb

    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

    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
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    01 Oct 2019
    Great hostel, friendly staff, awesome location for San Telmo and La Boca
    Israel, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    29 Sep 2019
    Great staff and friendly; they were able to accommodate me with additional days on short notice. Wi-fi doesn't work on the 4th floor, which means you'll need to use internet from the lobby. They do a good job attempting to keep the facility clean; the facility itself is satisfactory. I'm likely to recommend, though their Calafate location is a bit better.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    27 Sep 2019
    I got bitten by bedbugs when I stayed here as did my dorm mates and people from another dorm on the same floor. I don't think a place should get written off because of bed bugs but reception could have handled it better.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 5.7

    Rating

    27 Sep 2019
    An ok place to stay in an ok location. Wouldn't recommend staying here, and I wouldn't recommend staying in Buenos Aires. Staff wasn't very helpful and at times were drunk during work hours. A few friends I met there had worse problems and my review reflects their experience as well. Also, the door entry system is ridiculous. Having to have someone push a button to let you in every time is ridiculously inefficient, especially when workers get overwhelmed with customers.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 4.9

    Rating

    29 Sep 2019
    Has bed bugs!! Didn’t care at all when I was covered in bites. They replied with “We don’t have bedbugs in Argentina”. An absolutely ridiculous statement! When I told them they added my room to the already written list of rooms that had bedbugs. They didn’t care nor were even willing to apologize!
    Ireland, All Male Group, 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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