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Hotel Bolivar

2.5 of 5 Bolivar 886 | Entre la Avenida Independencia y la calle Estados Unidos, Buenos Aires 1066, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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86 reviews 86 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buenos Aires in January - most budget hostels are full. We only found a bed in a hostel for one night and needed then to search on. Thanks god for that, otherwise we wouldn't have found Hotel Bolivar. The Hotel is in the heart of the famous San Telmo neighborhood. It is a old, italian style house with high ceelings,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Honestly I just spent one night at this place and it was pretty much what I expected. The bed was nice, we had a private bathroom. I left early before breakfast, but the place was nice enough for the price we paid. I feel satisfied. Note the room was maybe a bit too hot, but not that it was unstandable.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We arrived on a rainy day and checked into this hostel, although it is called a hotel it is very obvious to all that it is a hostel. On arrival we thought the place seemed a bit run down and were a little weary of it however after looking around other hostels we realised that this place was very good... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It depends what you are after, and this hotel might nor be for everyone, but my view is 100 percent positive. I stayed for one night with my wife and two children. On a three week holiday in Argentina, during which we stayed in several hostels as well as all kinds of hotels, this was the cheapest place we slept,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We love this part of Buenos Aire-s, simple but clean hotel and very near plaza dorego with it's bars and artists. Staff very friendly they let us shower and stay until 5pm (7 hours after check out) while we waited for our flight.

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Ludwigsburg, Germany
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28 hotel reviews
323 helpful votes 323 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Staying at Hotel Bolivar was just great! I couldn't believe how helpful and friendly and organized people here were. Excellent English is spoken. The rooms are a bit bleak but it's around 16 Euros for a single room, plus I had a wonderful roof terrace coming with it. The room was to the back, and falling asleep was easy. I... More 

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Toledo, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

STAY AWAY! It's not a hotel it's a hostel with shared bathrooms, that are not very clean, other facilities also not in very good shape. Despite fair location the "hotel" have serious problems with electricity, so if you come back after walk around BA - and they will give you a candle, don't be surprised, also they will not give... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

I loved the charm of this hostel inside. The door to the room is huge, old classic design. The floor is aged wood and the ceiling was 20 feet high. I thought I got a super deal since I could easily access puerto madero, San Telmo market and buses/subway easily on foot. The staff arranged a bike tour through Tangol... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Located in the centre of San Telmo it didnt matter that this hotel was basic as we knew we would be out for food and drinks. Close to some great restaurants even being so central it was quiet. The hotel is manned 24hours and reception needs to open the main door for you so security was great. Service was helpful... More 

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This hotel has the type of accommodations I seek; it is exceptionally well located, and I just had to pay for a bed and a private bath, not for TV or other distractions that would keep me from wondering through such an interesting city. The hotel has a nice room facing the street where one can have meals; there is... More 

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Address: Bolivar 886 | Entre la Avenida Independencia y la calle Estados Unidos, Buenos Aires 1066, Argentina
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Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Bolivar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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