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America del Sur Hostel

689 reviews
Traveller (146)
Room & Suite (101)
Dining (25)
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“san telmo”(67 reviews)
“private room”(22 reviews)
“bed dorm”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewssan telmoprivate roombed dormel calafatetv roomcommon areastango lessonswalking tourcleaned dailycleaned every daystayed here for nightsstaff at receptionrooms were cleanbreakfast includedlocation is greatnice areanice breakfast
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

My wife and I stayed for 6 nights in a private room at América Del Sur in February 2015. As far as hostels go, there was a great mix of travellers coming in and out of the place, and so we made new friends and...More

3  Thank Theo S
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Best staff, they realy care about you, making your stay comfortable and always keeping a smile on your face. The rooms are ok. Not the hostel's strong side. Still, are clean and tidy. You do get a towel here if you want. Beers flow and...More

Thank Tamir C
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Stayed in a double room with private bathroom. Went on two walking tours; enjoyed the free breakfasts and lounged in the common areas. All great, relaxed and delivered with a smile by the enthusiastic and competent staff.

Thank Fortunesfoolers
Reviewed 10 February 2015

A lovely, clean hostel in the San Telmo area. The staff were the best part, they were so helpful with everything we needed. The hostel puts on walking tours and activities each day which is great, I'd definitely recommend the dinner & Tango show.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 February 2015

There are so many hostels in San Telmo area!. Is hard to choose the right one, personally in my case this hostel was very close from my Spanish school main reason why I´ve choose America del Sur. Avery time I had a question about Buenos...More

1  Thank Benjamin B
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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Price range
US$12 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$12 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (146)
Room & Suite (101)
Dining (25)
Amenities (35)
Family and Play Areas (13)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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12 April 2016|
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Response from DanvilleDave94506 | Reviewed this property |
I do not speak Spanish either but had no trouble speaking English . I came from the airport by a bus/ taxi. Reasonably priced. I recommend you send an email to the hostel with your questions as they were very responsive... More
Ron R
22 November 2014|
Response from JFLR187198 | Reviewed this property |
There might not be one operated only by the Hostel but I am sure they can arrange something for you if you ask ahead. Very friendly and competent staff.
Room Tips
"higher floors will avoid the ground floor music during night times on certain days more than the lower rooms."
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"Get a room away from the lounge area if possible"
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"The 5th floor seems to be quieter"
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"Be careful with the price... Ask, ask, ask... and ask to write it down... Do not expect it to be true..."
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