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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Av. San Juan 1271, Buenos Aires 1148, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I don't really get most of the comments here! I mean this hostel is really bad!!! It's all dirty! My boyfriend even asked for the cleaning stuff to clean the toilet and being able to take a shower! Needs to be painted, the rooms on the first floor have almost non existing walls, there is a balcony which you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had a great 4-night stay here. The room was large, bed was comfy and staff was friendly. Perfect for backpackers who are in the market for a more laid-back and less party-heavy hostel. It is a bit off the "real" San Telmo, but within walking distance from Microcentro and with two different subway lines running very close by. Best of... More 

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Dresden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed five nights at Garden House, enjoyed it very much and would definitely stay there again. Top three: I) Very friendly and helpful staff, II) both balcony and roof terrace, and III) an extensive library. Feels like home.

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Advertised as San Telmo but really more like Constitución, only about 3 blocks from the Constitución station, one of the most dangerous areas in the city. Basically don't cross the autopista on the other side of San Juan. Probably 6 blocks from I would actually consider San Telmo. The hostel was definitely friendly and a good way to meet other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Stayed in this hostel for over a week. I chose it because it seemed less party attitude than some other hostel choices, I was right. Highly recommended if you enjoy your own space or having quiet chats and meeting nice folks. Breakfast lacks variety but appreciated for what it was. Seemed like less English speaking travellers were here than any... More 

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Campinas, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Nice hostel, near San Telmo fair. Some nice and cheap places to eat around. Friendly staff, could help us a lot. Needs some ventilation for the kitchen. . ...............................................

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Just a the station metro San Jose and close to an other one San Juan Garden House is a great place to stay a few days in Buenos Aires. It's ten minutes walk from San Telmo, 20 mn of la Boca. I spend almost 15 days and everything was great price,, rooms, breakfast, bathrooms, living room and of course the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We can recommend this hostel. The rooms and beds are cheap. The hostel is located in San Telmo, but near to Constitution (an area which should be avoided at night). The staff is very friendly and helpful and some of them speak English. Nice roof terrace and a fully equipped but not so clean kitchen. The rooms are good but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The garden and common areas are nice, those were the bits we liked. In general though the whole place is in desperate need of maintenance. You can tell they haven't put any of the profit they make back into up keep for sometime. For instance the piping in the bathroom up stairs was exposed and the bathroom sink was running... More 

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Timrat, HaZafon, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The staff is very friendly, helpful and english speaking. The hostel is arranged in a way that creates interactions with the rest of the guests all of the time and has a good vibe. A great place to stay in buenos aires!

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Address: Av. San Juan 1271, Buenos Aires 1148, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Garden House Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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