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Ritz Hostel

Av. de Mayo 1111, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thanks for everything! I enjoyed The evenings playing pool, The nice breakfast and The atmosphere in The spacious living room. A place to make friends. Some dorms in 3rd floor have a great view over avenida de 9julio. My dorm had a nice balcony + this hostel has a very nice old lift. (It was a Ritz Hotel once) Expect... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Its a beautiful old hotel that has been transformed into a hostel. Right on one of the most important intersections in Buenos Aires, 9 de Julio and Av de Mayo (the road connecting the presidents house and Congress). There is tons to do and the staff are all incredible, knowledgeable, and friendly. If you decide you dont feel like doing... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My partner and I stayed at this hostel for two nights and the service was fantastic Very friendly staff, clean rooms including bathrooms and great location Staff are Very helpfully with providing information and they spoke good English which was very helpfull for us only being in South America for two days not yet knowing much spanish..Overall we highly recommend... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stayed here for five nights, and to sum it up - we wouldn't come back here. In overall, the hostel looks good and it does have an amazing location at the center of the city with public transportation to anywhere, BUT we had quite a frustrating stay. There were a few good things though - It's cheap (100 pesos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I stayed and worked at this hostel for 6 weeks. I absolutely loved every minute of it. The manager and fellow staff were amazing. The hostel is in an awesome location in the city, had the best breakfast I've had at any hostel in South America and a great DJ at the bar. I would recommend this hostel to anyone... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I travel mainly to meet new and interesting people. I´ve been travelling in South America and can safely say this was one of my favourite hostels (of about 20) for that reason. The staff are all extremely friendly and fun and there's loads of them so always someone to hang out with when they're off duty. There is also a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

This hostel has by far one of the best lounge/social areas Ive ever seen. The area has a bar to buy drinks, a pool table to play, a TV, and multiple sofas/chairs to sit down with friends and have a good time. The price that you pay is a great value, especially when you consider its great location. Their included... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just stayed two nights at this horrible hostel. There really was no redeeming features about the hostel. It was an old building and really dark inside. The reception is on the second floor and they simply buzz anyone in. Last night two guys came into my dorm room and simply walked around it! The noise is probably the worst aspect... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The hostel is located in a nice old building, just a ten minute walk from Plaza de Mayo. We stayed in a dorm, with just fine space, and clean. The staff is very friendly, and the breakfast buffet included is good (toast + spreading, including dulce de leche, cereal, fruit, juice, coffee, tea). We had a small misunderstanding with one... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

location- ritz has the greatest location. it's in avenue 9 de julio (the biggest avenue in buenos aires) and avenue de mayo (one of the most important avenue in buenos aires.) so easy to get to important places in buenos aires and public transportation as well! just next by the subway station and the bus stop! room- i stayed in... More 

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