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Back in BA

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El Salvador 5115 | Palermo, Buenos Aires 1414, Argentina (Formerly Bait International Hostel)
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Back in BA for 4 nights. The shared dorm and the private double room were both enjoyable. The place itself is small and relatively quiet, and it's in a great location in Palermo. The staff are probably the best part about this hostel - especially Javier and Jorge, they are both awesome and take very good care... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stayed in Buenos Aires for 5 nights, so booked 2 nights at Back in BA to make the stay a bit cheaper. Location was great, Palermo district is very safe and beautiful, with lots of bars & restaurants etc. Upon arrival we were met at reception by Jorges who was very helpful & welcoming and then showed to our... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The Hostel is very good locateted, Palermo is a save and beautiful district. The Hostel is clean an well organized. The Stuff is very helpfull and friendly. I had an amazing time In Back in BA!! The hostel has good vibes and good equipment. I definitely would recomment Back in BA and i will come again! Sebastian

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great little hostel that was very clean & well managed. Very secure with great communal areas. For those days where you're hungover / want to relax, they have Netflix and the wifi is great. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Back in ba was the first place I stayed in South America. Planned on staying in bsas for about 5 days and wound up staying two weeks. Back in ba has great staff, a great location, and great atmosphere. I recommend it to everyone I talk to who is going to buenos aires.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had a lot of fun using Back in BA as our headquarters for our first trip to BA. Helpful and friendly counter staff, great location to go explore from, great restaurants nearby. Special thanks Jorge for showing us around and it was fun cooking some great meals with Chef at the helm!

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I have been in "back in BA" quite a lot, starting a trip of several months in Buenos Aires and around... I loved this hostel, for its situation, its guys, all the time available and full of good advices, good wifi, cheap, clean, "human sized", organised asados and parties... I'll for sure be back in Back in BA!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Overall, I definitely recommend this hostel. This hostel is in the Palermo area, which is more upscale with cute restaurants, boutiques, a money exchange place, and the metro very close by. You can easily take a 15-20min metro to the center of the city and to other locations. The rooms are not the cleanest, but this is a hostel where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This hostel has a lot to offer it's got good facilities, a nice kitchen. The bed rooms are comfortable and the beds even have a curtain which I thought was a good touch. It's in a good location of Palermo lots of restaurants and bars close by. The staff are very helpful and real friendly. For the price you pay... More 

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Excellent hostel. We really enjoyed our stay here. The staff is friendly, helpful and genuinely want you to have a great time in Buenos Aires. Everyone made us feel right at home. Good vibes and great people here. The hostel has a full kitchen available for guests. The rooms are clean and comfortable. And the location is perfect. Palermo is... More 

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