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Viejo Telmo

Mexico 974 | Mexico 974, Buenos Aires 1097, Argentina
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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 of 5 stars
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Thornhill, Canada
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178 reviews 178 reviews
54 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hard to find gem close to Ave. 9th Julio on Ave. Mexico is simply so because its entrance way is just a closed door with a small sign in the glass above the door. Then stairs to the reception, rooms and more stairs if you are on the second floor... Easy public access routes both local transit and to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

No complaints about this place - really good value and would recommend it. Rooms are clean and quiet although slightly small. Although on a scruffy street, the location is good and safe. The staff are super helpful, helping us with tours and currency exchange. Their English is not good, but our basic Spanish and Google translate got us through!

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Xinbei, Taiwan
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

While I arrived, the counter asked if I could speak Spanish. (And their dog came around!) Getting my "no," they tried hard to use Google Translate to "tell" me everything I should know about the hotel and the neighborhood. They provided two volunteer-guided city tour chances, and I like the recommendation! The rooms are clean and quiet, yet the TV... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I've just left here today and wanted to write a review because I was so happy with my choice to stay here. The room is small and you share a bathroom so if you're not OK with that look elsewhere. If you don't mind sharing a bathroom and enjoy staying in a place with character and personal attention this may... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Was traveling solo; spent 6 pleasant days in Viejo Telmo. Was provided a room with a shared bathroom. The location is absolutely perfect if you had to get around the popular spots in the city. The hotel itself is in San Telmo and if you love walking, you could to Puerto Madero, Pacific Gallery, Florida street, the Pink House. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Viejo Telmo for 4 nights - The location for San Telmo and Tango are good with a subway very close, but overall we found this place disappointing. The location is on the edge of town for most attractions if you like to walk but the actual road is a little sketchy. We found 2 guys constantly frequenting... More 

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141 reviews 141 reviews
90 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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
3 reviews 3 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
73 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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