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Lugar Gay

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1120 Defensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Berlin, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I stayed in Lugar Gay 5 nights, extended 2 to my planned 3 because I really liked the socializing atmosphere there where it felt like in a family or group of friends. Santo and Javier did all their best with advices and help in every asked question. They did a lot of effort to treat the costumers very nice and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Javier, Santo and all the other friendly staff made me feel so welcome. Nothing was any trouble and always full of great advice about Buenos Aires. My first trip to South America Herbert it won't be my last. Delicious breakfast each morning. Comfortable rooms with a lovely courtyard garden.

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Bloomington, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I couldn’t have picked a better place to stay in Buenos Aires. First of all, it’s a very warm and welcoming environment. Nestor, Javier, Santo, and Juan all did a great job in helping me feel like I’m at home from the moment I arrived. Do share your ideas on the types of things you’d like to see and do... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Lugar is a gay mens hotel/hostel. There are two levels with about 8 rooms. On the lower level there are shared bath/showers, and the upper level has private baths. There is a fantastic roof deck for sunning and meeting fellow travelers. Breakfast is included and is continental. It is a very friendly and social environment, and the managers (Santos and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great guesthouse, very nice very friendly staff. Knowledgeable and very helpful as well. Good breakfast, Would recommend it to anyone who wants to stay in charming San telmo with a true Argentina experience. Thanks Marko

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Santo, Javier and Juan were very helpful and truly concerned that each guest is enjoying himself. The fellow guests were an unexpected bonus. Plan to spend time lingering over breakfast and enjoying them as well as the city.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We were about ready to leave Buenos Aires when we came across this gem of a hotel. After checking in, we decided to extend our stay in the city. The location is excellent and the staff could not have been more friendly and hospitable. You will feel like you are staying with friends instead of a hotel. We hope to... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful location , great service, very helpful staff, the atmosphere was great, I would stay here again, the price was right and the services that were provided were excellent, you will be able to meet others guest

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This gay owned and operated hotel is a true gem. It is beautiful old building. The staff is really helpful and friendly, the location is great. Clubs and bars are a short taxi/metro ride away. There are tango lessons on the roof top. Definitely would go back there!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

It is always good to climb the stairs to find the warm and welcoming staff amist the energy of San Telmo. A very special place that upon returning gives a 'coming home' experience. Good access to anywhere and the Sunday Market is at the doorstep. Typically find other guests to be friendly and sincere. A treat to be in this... More 

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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many different cultures: a true child of immigration, much like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee hours of the morning. During the day, the antique shops and classic cafés and bars around Plaza Dorrego dominate the scene. The emblematic Bar Plaza Dorrego, with its green awnings, checkered tile floors, and wooden interiors, takes you back in time the moment you step inside. For true porteño traditions, San Telmo is the place to be.
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