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America del Sur Hostel

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Stayed here for 5 nights with a friend. First place we'd been in argentina. Great hostel. Spotless rooms. We were in an ensuite 4 bed dorm with air con. Great breakfast. Decent wifi. Is a big hostel so is a good place to meet other travelers and get travel tips. Hostel has free walking tours and tango lessons as well...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Great location, nice clean rooms with private bathrooms, great basement area, quiet hostel, cheap beers, this is not a party hostel. There is a great bar across the road with a red door. Staff are kind and helpful. Don't even bother with the breakfast, but that didn't really matter as there was a supermarket directly opposite.

1Thank holles
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The staff at America del Sur is unbeatable. They will help you sort out how to do & see anything and everything in Buenos Aires. Located in a great location in San Telmo. Not a far walk from the Subte. Rooms are cleaned every day & we had a hot shower every day. Breakfast is simple but satisfactory. I highly...

Thank murran01
Reviewed 12 August 2014

On first arrival I thought that this hostel would have no soul! It is larger than any other hostel I've stayed in, it was fantastic! We went on the free walking tour when we arrived which was great as it gave us a sense of where we actually were. When we were able to check in to our room we...

Thank Emma R
New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Without such a fabulous staff, this hostel would be just another good hostal in South America. However, the girls who run the front desk are fantastic! They are friendly, helpful and genuinely interested in their guests. When we arrived, they asked us to leave our key with the front desk each time we left so that they could get to...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Nice place to stay. Staff are fun and very helpful, always had answer to my questions. Sweet breakfast with coffee and juice. The kitchen was small but it was always available to cook dinner at night. This place was comfortable and relaxing. I'd recommend it.

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Augsburg, Germany
Reviewed 28 July 2014

The best about the hostel is the location in the neighborhood San Telmo, which has a lot of good restaurants, bars and the metro is close by the hostel. The communal area is in the basement unfortunatly, so it's a little dark and unconfortable. The public toilets are heere too, so it sometimes has a bad smell. Also the kitchen...

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Really nice hostel, small but comfortable rooms. It has really nice common areas but the wifi can be poor in other areas. Walking distance to boca stadium and the city. Breakfast was really good with a range of cereals, cold milk, bread with a toaster, tea, coffee, cake and juice.

1Thank Brenton8
Reviewed 4 July 2014

This hostel is more like a hotel. We loved it here and stayed twice during 2 separate trips in BA. For more reviews and tips goto www.takemeshowmetellme.com The hostel is huge, and located right in San Telmo. The staff are friendly and available. The atmosphere of the hostel was great for us- not crazy but also not sleepy. We had...

Thank Patrick P
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 June 2014

No complaints about the functioning and condition of this hostel! It's spotless, polished, spacious, and good looking in a cutting-edge trendy interior design type of way, but thereb a little too clinical for what I ended up craving in St Telmo - which was the small, rickety and artsy hostels in old mansions spotted elsewhere in the hood. If do...

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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 shops and classic cafés and bars around Plaza Dorrego dominate the scene. The emblematic Bar Plaza Dorrego, with its green awnings, checkered tile floors, and wooden interiors, takes you back in time the moment you step inside. For true porteño traditions, San Telmo is the place to be.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about America del Sur Hostel

Address: Chacabuco 718, Buenos Aires 1098, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range: RM76 - RM371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — America del Sur Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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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...”
 of 5 bubbles 511robsonc, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a higher room, common area in the basement and music can be loud. It didn't bother me since im a heavy sleeper but just an FYI”
 of 5 bubbles espijuli2014, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“4 bed dorms are very good.”
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“clean rooms everywhere”
 of 5 bubbles spilungo23, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Higher floors are better, there's a lot of noise from the lobby”
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