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Art Factory Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Piedras 545 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms and bathrooms were clean and comfortable, with each bed having a lamp, powerpoint and locker. Staff were helpful, the included breakfast was good and the place was relatively cheap and good value overall.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an okay stay. The people at reception were lovely and always helpful. The hostel itself is super cool, the art is definitely the best thing about it. Although the hostel might appear to look dirty, this is not the case. It's mainly because it is an old building, therefore it doesn't look as clean as you might think... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel has a nice roof top common area and cool murals. However, multiple staff gave me incorrect information about transport, schedules, etc. multiple times during my 2 days there, which caused me inconvenience and made it necessary to do a lot of additional research and ask multiple people to get correct information.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

But the staff were really helpful and knowledgeable, and breakfast was good. The tango lesson was brilliant, and the lady who ran it recommended a brilliant milonga for us to go to after the lesson. The staff also recommended the bike tour, which was one of the best things we did in Buenos Aires. They recommended restaurants which were great... More

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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Cheap and good accommodation in Buenos Aires. It is possible to get an individual room with private bathroom is desired. The location is ok, you can get to tourist attractions by subway near the hostel. Hot water and simple yet good breakfast!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I stayed here on my own in the few slightly nervous days I had alone before friends came to join me travelling. The hostel is incredibly friendly in every way - the guys on the desk are super kind & cheerful. The hostel is painted in epic graffiti style & brilliantly coloured. The rooms & kitchen etc are basic but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you are looking for an alternative to the Milhouse book here. The most comfortable bed I have stayed in yet, lots of party activities going on but also quiet in the dorms for catching up on sleep. Front desk staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly and being able to book everything from accom to tours and pay all in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stay here if sleeping isn't a priority! I stayed on the second floor and it was very loud throughout the night. It's a funky building, staff was adequate but they didn't go the extra mile like some other hostels in the city. The shared bathrooms need updating to keep water from splashing around so much, or perhaps more frequent cleaning... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My friends and I had an awful stay here! We had expected a friendly, clean hostel and were shocked by what we experienced. On arrival we received absolutely no info and the guy just pointed to our room. The room was dirty, small and stuffy, not to mention how noisy it was at night. The bathrooms were filthy and a... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Constant noise all night and all day. Options are rooms by the noisy reception, rooms by the common kitchen and noisy-non-stop traffic stairs, and rooms by the bar and patio. Allegedly there are quiet hours but the staff has no interest in enforcing this, normally contributing to the chaos themselves. On the positive: the building is charming with a decent... More

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Address: Piedras 545 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Art Factory Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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