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Ostinatto Hostel

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Calle Chile 680 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 4 nights there whilst traveling alone. The staff were incredibly helpful and answered all my questions. They all speak English. There are daily recommended activities to make the most of your time in the city. The hostel is clean and situated close to the metro and main road for bus stops. It is in a very quaint area... More 

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Sucre, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I was a volunteer for about a month there and I had so many good wonderful memories and experiences. The permanent staff are great amazing people. Would love to go back again. Oh yea the hostel itself is pretty cool too. Super nice with enormous kitchen which is a plus. The location is great in San telmo area and also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

super friendly staff, good breakfast, ok kitchen, location within walking distance to the centre, easy access to public transport. cool activities on te spot, e.g. free yoga classes. Dnb party they advertised didn't actually play any dnb but I had fun anyway.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I spent a couple of nights at this hostel and I really liked the vibe. The staff were all helpful and friendly. Breakfast is a selection of breads and cereals with tea / coffee and some apples (I think?). Wifi is a bit dodgy at times. Rooms are clean, bathrooms are fairly clean too. There's an on site bar with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is clearly a well experienced travellers hostel, fro the first moment everything is easy and the staff are really helpful. Kitchen is excellent. The area is great and the hostel have a great time table for activities. Only issue is the terrible wifi, it's wasn't even very busy when we stayed yet it was terrible. But for the price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I stayed here for a week and my experience was outstanding! The hostel is large, has a great bar where you can meet people easily, a computer area, a huge kitchen with a balcony AND a terrace on the 5thfloor that overlooks the city. The staff is amazing, friendly, and so helpful! You can tell they are not just working... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Beautiful hostel with very friendly and helpful staff. Awesome little bar and classes(yoga, salsa) in the hostel. Walking distance to everything, safe area. I ended up staying longer than expected...truly great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We wanted to take several days to visited Buenos Aires without being rushed. We were almost two weeks at the hostel and we did not even notice. The kitchen and dining area upstairs (2nd floor) is magnificent, unique. Thxs to all the staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Ostinatto is the best hostel I have ever stayed at. The STAFF is what makes it so awesome! Everybody there is so helpful, and they really care whether the guests are having a good time and getting to the places that they want to see. Andres, Pedro, Mar and the owners and workers really knock themselves out to make it... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I really liked this hostel that is situated in a nice area in Buenos Aires. The staff is nice, young, motivated and helpfull. I like the kitchen room (you can cook your own food) and big table to have breakfast and meet other travellers. I appreciated the Big pot of Dulce de Leche for breakfast ! The dorm was confortable... More 

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Staying in San Telmo

Neighborhood Profile
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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