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Portal del Sur Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hipolito Yrigoyen 855, Buenos Aires 1086, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I loved my time at Portal del Sur. I returned there at a later part of my trip because I had such a great experience the first time around. The staff was great: Gabriel, Diego, etc. They were very helpful, arranging tours, activities, club recommendations, etc. The rooftop terrace & bar was the best part of the hostel. It had... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The hostel has a great staff, very friendly and helpful, and the location is good if you're opting for the Plaza de Mayo option, but most rooms have no windows, and they do not inform you of that in advance when you book ahead. Something else worth mentioning is that rooms on the top floor get a lot of noise... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

within walking distance of Plaza de Mayo, Florida street, etc. The staff were SUPER helpful with everything. Our rooms were excellent...but the common areas are a little shabby and worn. It was very clean though. The internet was excellent everywhere in the complex.

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Right in the center of the city, very much suits me because I likes to reach everywhere by foot. Had a great stay, people at the reception were very friendly and helpful. Even the rooms are a bit old, but that's just what the old houses meat to be, with a bit of character.

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10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We moved to Portal del Sur after a terrible1st night in another hostel (ranked higher than Portal del Sur on trip advisor). In Portal del Sur we were pleasantly surprised by how friendly and helpful the staff were. The rooms were nice with lockers that fit your big bags, breakfast included and great location! We left to go to Uruguay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We really liked staying in this hostel and it wasn't that crazy type of the hostel where people get drunk every evening. Our double room was pretty good, the only problem was the absence of hot water the last day. The staff was very helpful and provide enough of activities. The rooftop bar and balcony are the best part of... More 

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Paris, France
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in a dorm and after one night I was all covered by bed bugs bites. I wish the staff seemed to care a bit more when I informed them about the issue. Otherwise, convenient location. Rooms could be more ventilated.

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Toronto, ON
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great hostel in Downtown Buenos Aires, just a few blocks from my Spanish School and the obelisc. It was very clean and the staff was friendly and helpful, and it was incredibly reasonable in price for the area. Definitely stay here! It wasn't far from the subway Piedras station. The Wi-Fi connection was good. The price was a good deal.... More 

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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Two staff members in particular were extremely unhelpful and quite rude at times - most overtly at check-in. Others were welcoming. A shame really because, on the advice of The Lonely Planet, we booked quite a few nights and didn't look forward to coming back due to the staff. No welcome, not friendly and really unlike all the other staff... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I enjoyed my stay at Portal del Sur ! The hostel is perfect to meet people thanks to the common room located in the middle of the hostel (still the bedrooms are quiet at night). The rooftop is nice and includes a bar. The hostel offers activities everyday, I particularly liked the free walking tour. The staff is lovely and... More 

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Address: Hipolito Yrigoyen 855, Buenos Aires 1086, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > El Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Portal del Sur Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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