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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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London
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We loved staying at America del Sur, we chose to have a double room and although it is technically a hostel it felt more like a hotel. The staff are super friendly, really helpful and love to help you get the best out of Buenos Aires. Their knowledge of local restaurants and activities is brilliant and they can match any...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 June 2014

America del Sur is a fantastic hostel. The staff are helpful and kind, the rooms are large and well-equipped, and the clientele is interesting and varied. The location is excellent in the vibrant neighborhood of San Telmo. If you are looking for affordable lodging in BA, look no further.

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Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

America Del Sur was my first experience of hostel life in Buenos Aires, and this hostel was a great place to start. Private room was clean and had added bonus of safe and hairdryer. It's in a great location (make sure to check out the bar opposite with the red door!) and staff were really friendly and helpful. Had a...

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Nantes, France
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Very pleasant hostel with fantastic staff and plenty on offer. Free tours of some parts of the city. Very well located in Buenos Aires. The double rooms give onto a relatively noisy street but they are OK at night. Easy access by public transport. Good breakfast included. Good value for money

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2014

San Telmo is a nice area to stay in, with affordable little eateries (they might look like cheap pizza places from the outside, but a lot of them have good wine and steak for ridiculously low prices) and more of a neighborhood-vibe. And of course there's the big market on Sundays. The hostel's reception staff was super nice and very...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I totally recommend that hostel, it's the most modern and the cleanest one on my trip to South America. Everything, the common area, the breakfast, rooms and walking tours organized by hostel were great. Also, the staff they have - these are some great people who told us a lot about the area, the neighborhoods, Argentina in general, the hostel...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

There's no doubt that this is one of the cleanest and most modern hostels I have ever stayed in. The staff were also super friendly and very helpful. The location was also great and a really easy walk to the centre of San Telmo. however, I wasn't a fan of the design of the dorms. They were small, which was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2014

I stayed in the 4 bed dorm, it was very comfortable, good beds, lockers and hot showers. Was pretty quiet at night. Spacious common areas, wifi was a little patchy, kitchen could use a few more cooking implements. Apart from that recommended for a for a couple of nights to conserve some energy before hitting the town. Seems more focused...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 May 2014

A clean, tidy, modern hostel with defend size private rooms with private bathroom. The common areas are clean and spacious giving a really good feel. The staff are the biggest asset and can't do enough for you, all incredibly friendly and help full. Trips and events are organised so if you want to party you will find out great ways...

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Staying in San Telmo

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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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 - RM374 (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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“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”
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“4 bed dorms are very good.”
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“Higher floors are better, there's a lot of noise from the lobby”
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