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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Firstly, let it be acknowledged that this hostel has a great location and a nice, friendly atmosphere. If that's all you're bothered about - you'll be fine. The problems, for me, are the intermittent wifi (always annoying in 2017); no soap in bathrooms (not good after toilet use); our double room had dirty bedding with biting bugs and finally the...

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Santo Andre, SP
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in the suite with toilet, which is very good, spacious, airy and bright (great view of the sunset and town!). The toilet is large and with amazing shower! The air conditioning, fridge and microwave were perfect for our needs. However I suggest that the bedroom, bedding and bath be changed / cleaned more often. There...

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OstinattoHostel, Propietario at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Leticia! The smell you mention is really unusual and is already fixed. And yes, we are considering changing the bedding so thanks for your sugestion! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived there at 1.00 am and they simply had not kept a bed for me. It something that can happen I know, but they didn't even help me to find another accomodation (i started to wander around in the middle of the night). They didn't even let me in the hall, I only had the chance to use the...

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OstinattoHostel, Director General at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Hi. Would you please send us an email to reservasostinatto@outlook.com with the info from your reservation (In which site you made it and when) so we can investigate the situation and talk to the staff involved? It would be very nice from your side so we can improve our procedures so that it doesn t happen again! Thanks in advanced!

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Lots of suggestions of activities. A large kitchen. Big dorms with balconies Cons: Only 1 electric plug per dorm!!! Not super clean Extremely noisy Only 2 showers and 2 toilets for the whole floor

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at this hostel are all very friendly and helpful. The hostel is in an excellent location, having lived in San Telmo for a year i can vouch for this. We stayed in the big private room above the terrace, it looks like it used to be an exclusive place but hasn't been maintained. Amazing views too. A bit...

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OstinattoHostel, Propietario at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We do put a lot of love in what we do as the hostel is almost our second home! We ll make sure we trasmit that into the building as well :) Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest hostel I've been in my 2 weeks travel. I really liked everything about it, from the lounge to the rooms. The bathrooms are not really big, but I've never found it full. The breakfast is simple, could have more things. Anyway, I really enjoyed the breakfast room. Everybody was nice to me! To be improved: energy sockets.

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OstinattoHostel, Propietario at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Guilherme! Thanks so much for your review! Hope to see you again soon! (We know we have to improve the energy sockets, meanwhile, you can charge all your devices in the kitchen where we have set a special "chargers jail!" lol) Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Spacious, modern, homely, great location, range of rooms available at reasonable prices, plenty of activities on offer, large roof terrace to escape the bustle of the streets. Ostinatto is an excellent place to stay with friendly staff that speak multiple languages and really help to improve your Spanish if you want to. Federico is a brilliantly enthusiastic host and the...

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OstinattoHostel, Director Comercial at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jack! Thanks so much for your opinion! Hope to see you again soon!

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for four nights, staff and owner frederico were super nice and helpful. The area is great and everything walkable, metro is in 5-7 min distance. Why not 5 stars in ranking - a nit worn down, some paint would help. And an improvement of the heartless breakfast of this otherwise so heartful and cheery place would make the fifth...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights. It's an ok option. Large rooms, kitchen area, tourist info etc but it really needs a face lift and a serious clean. Otherwise, the staff were very friendly and helpful. It costs the same as other more modern hostels with better facilities so I think they should reduce their prices.

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Geraldton, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I spent 5 nights in the Hostel which is very conveniently located in San Telmo & relatively close to everything, especially to the Metro & lots of buses within a couple of blocks. The hostel offers lots of services including free Spanish lessons & learn to tango classes. The bar is well stocked & priced & the staff are very...

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Staying in San Telmo

Neighbourhood Profile
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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique minimal hostel located in the historic neighborhood of San Telmo. Ostinatto is anything but old, but a recycled XX century building that combines an old structure with a fine minimalistic design. All of our rooms are clean and functional with plenty of locker space and new beds. All in all, Ostinatto offers something for everyone; close enough to be near all the action yet far enough to relax away from the bustle of downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ostinatto Hostel

Address: Calle Chile 680 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1098AAN, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo , El Centro
Price Range: RM49 - RM213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ostinatto Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Exclusive suite and easy access to many tourist attractions”
 of 5 bubbles leticiam2013, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“make use of the Spanish & tango lessons”
 of 5 bubbles bushpig1257, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had the suite at the top which at a private bathroom, TV, Fridge and microwave”
 of 5 bubbles imnuts26, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Check if your double room has a window. Only the slightly more expensive ones have this.”
 of 5 bubbles robertjanb2016, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Good location, mediocre hostel”
 of 5 bubbles dgog88, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
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