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Play Hostel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Pros: Good location, and local reception people were friendly and tried to accommodate the guests. Cons: No real atmosphere, breakfast was bad. The four-bed room had only an internal window and bad air.

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Alvaro B, Gerente at Play Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for taking time to rate us, all reviews are appreciated. I´m sorry if you had a bad experience during your stay at Play Hostel, we work every day to give our guest the best value for money and more. Regarding our BUFFET (all you can eat) breakfast: we offer coffee, cold and hot milk, tea variety, 100%...

New Denver, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Play Hostel was perfect for my first week in Argentina, the location is amazing(close to bars, restaurants, museums, and beautiful parks!). The hostel is laid back with cheap beer for sale and bars close by, you can go out to party if you choose or head to sleep early if you want! I have already suggested this hostel to a...

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Alvaro B, Gerente at Play Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments , we are grateful for choosing us for your stay in Buenos Aires. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 22 February 2017

At first, I was suppose to stay in Playhostel for a week, but since I was working in Bueno aires, I decided to extend my stay in this hostel for more than a month. Mainly because the appartements in this area weren't affordable and also because I felt at home there! 1) Well located; 2) Price is pretty cheap if...

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Alvaro B, Gerente at Play Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments , we are grateful for choosing us for your stay in Buenos Aires. We have repaired the problem with showers and our rules are to guarantee that every guest sleeps at night! Hope to see you soon!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Based on the good reviews and ratings i booked a private room with bathroom included for 3 nights. To start with the shower did not work as the cold tap was broken and without it it was very hard to take a shower. I was given a room just next to the entrance and to the small patio downstairs where...

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Alvaro B, Gerente at Play Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for taking time to rate us, all reviews are appreciated to improve our service. I´m sorry if you had a bad experience during your stay at Play Hostel, we work every day to give our guest the best value for money and more. Regarding your complaint, this might happen when a group is large, to avoid this...

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

A relaxed enviremont with nice staff and great travellers. It is not the cleanest hostel i stayed in, but it is worth the stay. The bathroom facilities are not enough, especially when the hostel is full. The kitchen is good and well equiped. The beds are comfy. And i just loved the paintings on the walls of the hostel. I...

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Alvaro B, Gerente at Play Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for taking time to rate us, all reviews are appreciated to improve our service. We appologize for the inconvinient and hope you give us a chance to show you the improvements. Thank you very much and I will appriciate your feedback. Hope to see you soon !

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

During my South America journey Play Hostel was my first hostel. I'll also remember as one of the best out of 20 more hostels I stayed last 1 1/2 months. Staff are very friendly, supportive and generous. It's close to best night life you can get in BA. Certainly I'll stay again

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Alvaro B, Gerente at Play Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments , we are grateful for choosing us for your stay in Buenos Aires. Hope to see you soon!

London
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I'd read loads of good reviews on Play Hostel before selecting it for my first stay (of 4 nights) in Buenos Aires. There are plenty of positive points I can make - friendly, helpful staff, great location in Palermo Soho, great value, decent breakfast, comfortable beds and I'm sure it would suit many people. However, for me, it just wasn't...

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Alvaro B, Gerente at Play Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments , we are grateful for choosing us for your stay in Buenos Aires. I´m sorry if you had a bad experience during your stay at Play Hostel, we work every day to give our guest the best value for money and more. Regarding people coming and going, it is usual in a SHARED...

Reviewed 30 August 2016

As budget backpackers this was a great place to stay, not too expensive and it still had everything we could need. The showers were hot with great pressure, kitchen well equipped, a rooftop balcony, comfortable beds with heaters in the rooms for the cold weather and a tv room. The staff were super friendly and accommodating and the breakfast was...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I really enjoyed the place. the room was great, the location is awesome and the staff is really attentive :) I would recommend it to everyone who wnats to stay in a cozy hostel around the palermo neighborhood

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Location is great, Palermo has lots of nice cafés and bars. The staff were friendly and the place was cleaned quite regularly I found. A lot of the common areas are open to the elements so it can be a bit on the chilly side. Other than that, it was a nice place to stay. Oh, like many hostels, it...

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Staying in Palermo

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Play hostel is at the core of palermo soho, the fastest growing area in the city, and the coolest! Our house is a typical 19th-century buenos aires building, popularly known as "casa chorizo". The house was recycled but keeping its historical value, and we have rooms for two, four and six guests with private and shared bathrooms. The breakfast room and living room were specially designed for reading, listening to music, watching videos, and more! There is an open-air colonial patio to enjoy a cool morning, and a totally furnished kitchen to make you feel at home! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Play Hostel

Address: Calle Guatemala 4636 | Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires C1425BUL, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Palermo
Price Range: RM64 - RM239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Play Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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