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El Firulete Downtown

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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good14%
  • Average38%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible17%
3 Dec 2012
“normal latin american hostel in a bad location”
4 Nov 2012
“Needs a refurbishment and new bedding”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 4 December 2012

It's not an amazing hostel....but average in south american where mostly are just big houses full of beds...... I presonally prefer to avoid the south american city centre which are dangerous and poor in nioghtlife at night....bsas city centre respect this tendency, the night hearth...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2012

We arrived early in B.A. and were looking for a Hostel in the Center. El Firulete was one of the few that had rooms available. The location is ok, but not outstanding. Many sights are closer when you stay in St Telmo or Palermo. The...More

1  Thank Dummdidumm
Reviewed 13 September 2012

I've been in hostels in europe, mexico and now argentina, Firulete Hostel has everything you can ask... Cheap prices, decent breakfast, clean beds and bathroom, kind and helpfull staff (Gladis, on fornt desk) and a GREAT LOCATION. If I come back to Buenos Aires I'll...More

1  Thank dan T
Reviewed 12 August 2012

This is a very friendly hostel and accommodating to our large group of 18. The hostel had real feel of warmth with the deep red walls, pictures and artwork throughout the building. The dorms were clean and well kept with plenty of space for all...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 18 March 2012

We had a private room (with bathroom) for four nights. It's a bit dingy and dark but the location is excellent. Our room was on the street (#250) so if you're a light sleeper request a different location because it can get pretty noisy. We...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$39 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$39 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Nearby
San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the
footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area
of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the
true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down
streets lined with office buildings and banks. The
financial district is well-known for its vibrant
atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours.
After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes
...More
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