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2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Mexico 974 | Mexico 974, Buenos Aires 1097, Argentina (El Centro)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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129 reviews 129 reviews
87 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after a little "discussing" about the exchange rate from dollars to pesos to pay the room, the owner accept our point of view. and after that everything was great. we got a upgrade from a room with shared bathroom to a room with private bathroom. perfect. the room and the house are very cosy and beautiful.,also, the breakfast was really... More

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La Rochelle, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Excellent stay at VIejo Telmo hotel. Room was clean, we were upgraded and had our private bathroom, they gave us advices about places to go out. They were always happy to help even though we had a LOT of questions. The kitchen could be cleaner but the rooms are comfortable and clean. Bathroom also. Really nice place to stay at.... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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45 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Excellent location in San Telmo, next to El Centro and Julio 9. The room are ancient but beautiful and very confortable. Bathroom was very nice as well. The included breakfast is sufficient and the staff is particularly friendly and helpful. We would recommend this place for a stay in Buenos Aires.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

I really love the place, it's an old building, my room was small but confortable with a unique curved door, hot water during all day, the breakfast is really good and the hosts are really nice people, they helped me with lots of tips of places to visit, they know about the city history and all kind of places that... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Verry helpfull staff: gives information about history, everything u need to see and do. Ask for the bikes to rent. It helps exploring the great city in a different way. Also at night a safe way of transport. Just never leave them out of sight when u are in a bar. I&T

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Samborondón, Guayas, Ecuador
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I stayed there for a full week. Maxi, Romi and Gonzalo (the owners) are top notch hosts. The environment is good, they give you the best tips on how to move around Buenos Aires and even invited me to an "asado" on the rooftop terrace. The rooms are more than warm enough at night, warm water, nice place to relax... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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198 hotel reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

On a positive note this place has really good water pressure and lots of hot water. You also get a good breakfast - lots of pastries and the welcome addition of cereal which you don't often get in south american hostels/hotels. It's also quite cheap. Otherwise it's all a bit poor. Location - We arrived around 10:30am on a Saturday... More

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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there three nights for exploring BA. It is quite good located although not in a really cosy area. The room was small, but very clean and nice. The breakfast was decent though nothing to write home about. All together we had a very nice stay here. Very good price-quality ratio!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

A really nice hostel, with marble stairs and beautiful high ceilings, to create a very nice antique style. I first stayed here on my own for 5 nights and was sad to leave...it was very clean, the staff are so friendly and helpful, and there is a good breakfast too. I only left as it was getting a bit pricey... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

A charming hostel in a great location close to the square in San Telmo. A friendly, helpful team create a fabulous atmosphere. Nothing seems to be too much trouble for them. Room and bathrooms are spotless and the interior of the building is well maintained. Beds aee comfortable. A substantial breakfast, continental style, is included and served on the top... More

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Address: Mexico 974 | Mexico 974, Buenos Aires 1097, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > El Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Viejo Telmo 2.5*
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