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America del Sur Hostel Buenos Aires

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent 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 8.3

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 7.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    28 Dec 2021
    Amazing Hostel with a superb location and very friendly staff who helped me with a lot of question!
    Denmark, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Dec 2021
    This hostel was excellent. Huge basement recreation area - Wi-Fi was decent. Very close to everything in San Telmo. People running the desk are super helpful. They don’t have free breakfast anymore due to Covid regulations but they’re apparently going to start that again when they can. Everything is within walking distance.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Dec 2021
    Receptionists were amazing!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Dec 2021
    The America Del Sur Hostel is a perfect hostel that features great amenities for a very good price. It's located in in the heart of the city and has a very good international vibe. The staff members at this hostel were very friendly and provided great professional services and recommendations. There is an open kitchen that is free to use, however during the time of my visit(roughly one month after the covid travel ban was lifted) there was no kitchen service. All in all I highly recommend!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Aug 2021
    Amazing hostel, hair dryer in the privates was a pleasant surprise. Super recomendable!!
    Argentina, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    08 Jan 2022
    Great location
    Israel, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    30 Dec 2021
    It was a one night stay with my girlfriend on a 4 bed bedroom, we couldn't get to the breakfast because we left at 4am, but everything was correct, nice room, comfy beds, with all we needed. I recommend it.
    Argentina, Male, 31-40
  • 6.9

    Good

    13 Dec 2021
    Is not in the best part of town but close enough to tourist attractions. It's a big apartment building style hostel. Has all the basics. Main downside is when I checked in the guy at the front desk wouldn't accept cash as payment and wouldn't let us check in at 1AM and defer figuring out the payment till next day. Was very unprofessional especially when we were exhausted traveling in. Other than that good hostel
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.3

    Good

    29 Dec 2021
    It’s over hyped! Better to book Airbnb as the facilities are not worth the money. Staff tips are limited and you end up relying on google most of the time. Kitchen was filthy most of the time. Bath in private room was tight - you could barely have a shower the way the space was configured.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 5.7

    Rating

    24 Dec 2021
    This is the most unkept hostel I’ve stayed at. Dirty. Needs a paint job. Dog hair all over the TV room. ripped cushions. One fridge didnt work, 1 stove didnt work. My private had a bed w/ a giant dent. Stained comforter. The AC had no drain port so it would leak water in the middle of the room constantly. I had to use my towels & trashcan. My toilet also leaked. And there was a hole in the ceiling of the shower that was leaking from room upstairs. No Bar & all social activities canceled! :(
    USA, Female, 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
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • 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, Country Winners Argentina

  • 2012

    1st, Continent Winners Latin America

  • 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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