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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Av. Belgrano 887, | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina (El Centro)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Porto, Portugal
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I stayed in Rayela for 4 days with two friends and we couldn't have made a better choice! The rooms were spacious, well decorated, and comfortable. I personally loved the common area for meals. The breakfast was good, with fruit and "medialunas" (small croissants), milk, tea, jam etc, although it wasn't always served on time, which kept us from leaving... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

When I was in Buenos Aires I first stayed in one of the gigantic hostels on Av Florida (from memory) and felt very alone in the city, despite being around so many travellers. After a couple of nights I decided I didn't want to stay any longer there, and searched for something smaller where I wouldn't feel like just another... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

The vibe in this place is unreal! Christian and his staff are wonderful and nothing is ever too much trouble. Beds are clean and comfortable and bathrooms spotless. The location is great and close to everything. I loved this place! I would definitely go back.

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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Rayuela for 1 month while doing a Spanish course just round the corner from the hostel. Christian, Rama, Camilla, and Laura were/are just lovely, they are such good hosts and people: kind, caring, helpful, and so friendly. I also met some of the most interesting people from my travels whilst staying at this hostel. It's not a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Breakfast is pathetic (cheap cornflakes and croissants, coffee pot wasnt refilled) sheets don't fit the bed so you end up sleeping on the bare mattress after turning at night, showers are filled with mould, sinks blocked for three days, wifi is off and on, MOST of all the security of this place is not good. The front door is locked... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here for a week in February. We were bowled over by the generosity and friendliness of the staff there. I cannot speak highly enough of Christian, Rama, Cami and Leon. The hostel is well located close to the metro and the funky san Telmo district. It's in a cool old building with high ceilings and... More

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Brisbane
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This was a really cool hostel, especially for a solo traveller. It felt like staying in an apartment with friends. The communal areas were great and the rooms were comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful. I'd definitely stay there again.

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Cayenne, French Guiana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at la Rayuela about 3 times in 3 years. Maybe 4 months altogether!! 3 differents experiences but 1 main feeling: HOW GOOD it is to be back HOME!!! Of course, the people always make the place. Remember when you read a review that it always depends of who was there at the time... super quite or crazy party,boring... More

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Sydney, Australia
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56 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

his is my honest opinion of the place. location: 5 min walk from the metro station and only a few metro stops from bus terminal. customer service: not very helpful in english, need to brush up on your spanish! cleanness: place was clean and tidy everyday. bathrooms: only 2 small showers and toilets to choose from for entire place. Bedroom:... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Great hostel for quiet stay in BA. Their are only a few rooms so there's not too many people here. Staff are very helpful and Friendly. Rooms are clean and air conditioned. There are only a couple of bathrooms but this was never a problem as there are not many beds. Great stay

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Address: Av. Belgrano 887, | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > El Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rayuela Hostel 2*
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