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Hostel Carlos Gardel

Carlos Calvo 579 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Couple late 20s travelling for a number of months. Good price, rooms spotless and location is really good in the san telmo area. Nice bars and restaurants close by. Hostel perfect for couples. Def recommended if on a budget.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This hostel was awful. Ants all over the bathroom, dirty rooms and ants in our bed when we woke up. I would not recommend at all. This hostel was awful. Ants all over the bathroom, dirty rooms and ants in our bed when we woke up. I would not recommend at all.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Stayed here two nights and only payed 500 Arg pesos for a double room with shared bathroom (expensive in general, well-priced for buenos aires!). Bathrooms are very very nice, almost hotel-like, breakfast isn't that great but loads of other options (cafés) around the corner. Great location and good-working wifi. Would definitely come here again!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoy our 5 night stay here to explore BA. We had room number 5 overlooking the roof terrace. The rooms were basic and clean. The shared shower facilities were cleaned every morning too and had 24hour hot water. Felt warm when it got a little cool during the BA night. The receptionists were very helpful, giving us advice on... More 

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SF, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
38 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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Lausanne
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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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
42 helpful votes 42 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
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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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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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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Address: Carlos Calvo 579 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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