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Av. Belgrano 887, | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina (El Centro)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in Rayuela hostel for 4 days, and could have stayed longer! The staff were great, the place was comfortable and clean. We had a group dinner with everyone at the hostel while I stayed there, which felt very friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a good place in Buenos Aires to feel like at home, don't hesitate more. Just go to Rayuela. They will receive you like your family. The location is really good. And the rooms comfortable. But the best is the good vibe of the hostel! Thank you to Chris and Camila for all the good moments... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I originally booked in for 5 days but ended up staying for 9 days. Chris and his staff are extremely friendly. This place isn't an ordinary hostel. Its like a mini home for travellers. Everyone is made to feel included, whether its to the amazing meals that Chris cooks or the nights out, everyone becomes like a little family. I... More

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Porto, Portugal
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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
2 reviews
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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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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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17 hotel reviews
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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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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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Address: Av. Belgrano 887, | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > El Centro
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