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Hostel Carlos Gardel

Carlos Calvo 579 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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SF, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We found this place by way of recommendation from another traveler and had he not given me the address we would have never found it as there is no sign and nothing about the front of the building would suggest that it is a hostel. The website gives the old building address. Not sure if that building is still in... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We spent one night there in May 2013 in the new building (opposite the old one - no sign outside), and the hostal is very nice and cozy. We had a very clean double room with shared bathroom also very clean, with nice hot shower. Location is very good, in the heart of San Telmo, close to bars, cafés, restaurants,... More

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Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Located at San Telmo, a bohemian bar in Buenos Aires, it's a very cozy, clean and well located hostel - near plaza de mayo, paseo colon, plaza san lorenzo, among others. They have a fair price and the staff is very helpful in tips around there and about the city. The problem is with the common area: it isn't in... More

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Santiago, Chile
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

It's not really difficult to please me and I'm definitely not high maintenance at all, but this place is by far the worst I've run into. I was supposed to stay for 5 nights in January 2012 but I left after the second one and let me tell you why. First of all, the receptionist, who was a Colombian girl,... More

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16 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012 via mobile

We had a private room with bathroom, fan only, and it was ridiculously hot. We were across the street from the main hostel, the main problem being that the room was on the ground floor with no windows. The private rooms with shared bathrooms on the levels above would have been much better. The staff were pretty surly, the breakfast... More

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Considering the area (San Telmo) is historically old and run down by time, this spot tried to spruced up the place with charming art and b&w photos. Nevertheless, it's nothing special and hardly comfortable. Service is mediocre, could be cleaner, and the a/c barely worked. Great location though.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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51 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

The location is a great aim for this hostel. We have been in Buenos Aires 3 times before. All of them in central area. This time we wanted to try some different place. San Telmo is a charming neighborhood with nice restaurants, art-deco shops, squares and an amazing fair during sundays. We have found this hostel thru booking.com. We were... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

modern hostel in a nice neighborhood,helpful staff and super clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

Stayed in a double room which was across the road from the main building. At first we were given the room on the first floor at the top of the staircase however were not really happy with it as the window facing the stairs did not lock and didnt fancy leaving our stuff there without it being secure. The guy... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2010

The hostel was decorated very nicely, it was very clean and the common area was really nice. There was no sound on the tv and you had to be buzzed into the stairway to the rooms, the staff were usually pretty fast doing this. Unfortunately it's a bit of a trek to the top floor, but the view from the... More

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Address: Carlos Calvo 579 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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