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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 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed here for 2 months whilst studying Spanish nearby, we really liked the chilled out atmosphere and the San Telmo area. The cleaners were particularly good at keeping the hostel tidy especially the kitchen which most people left in a state. Our room was right opposite the kitchen and sometimes people would be in there cooking and being loud... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Art Factory Hostel was our second hostel in BA and we are glad we stayed here. Located on a rather "quiet" street in BA, it is still close to Plaza de Mayo, Puente de la Mujer, and San Telmo. The building has it's traditional character inside with a large social/living area to meet people and read. The roof top patio... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Spent 5 nights here in dorm 2, a 4 bed dorm near the bar. The good things about this place are the spacious dorms, the art covering every wall, the rooftop terrace, cheap drinks. Each bed has a small light which is also useful. Beds are pretty comfortable. Rooms are cleaned daily (even if the room is full of sleeping... 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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