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Av Callao 341 | Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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La Rocca Hostel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Jarinu, SP
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I had booked this hostel through an online booking site, but it turned to be the biggest mistake of my whole trip. There where the location of the hostel is good (in the center and close to the metro) The rooms are dirty and clearly not cleaned on a daily basis. The mattreses are worn out and make that I... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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54 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

About location is good, you are a few blocks about the florida streests or 9t julio streets, but really the rooms are not good good. You not have space are teh lockers are outside the rooms. Good: party...at nights...............but if you dont like party nighs? probably i ll return but if you like rest and know baires is not option.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

Unpleasant, dirty, no upkeed, no room service, no blankets or towells included on cost, no cleaning service on Sundays! They're abusively unfair in their website, where they say they offer a "preferential" service: neither description nor pics match the real place. Absolutely disadvantageous and uncomfortable. Despite it's cheap you'll find better choices for similar $$.

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Oakland, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

The staff are incompetant and have no information about the city. No maps. Can{t give directions. Can{t speak english. They are also rude and act lieke answering yoru question is a huge imposition. The room has no window and is a closet and is so hot it is impossible to sleep. The common areas are small and dirty. Computers dont... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2011

I've been in this hostel for over a week. The good points: It is at a great location, really near to 2 subte lines, and buslines practically in front of the door. The staff is really nice and helpfull, speak well english. downstairs there's a tv room and a kitchen you can use. The bad points: Don't go there if... More 

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Rosario, Argentina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2010

I've never been to a worse hostel than La Rocca. If you want a dirty place, dirty rooms and dirty kitchen, you should visit La Rocca. The staff really rude, they were drinking and smoking all day long and didn't care about the guests' needs. I had the chance to communicate my disatisfaction to the owner of the place: he... More 

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Americano en Buenos Aires
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2010

I stayed at La Rocca in downtown (I think they have another one in Palermo as well) while I was still looking for an apartment. I ended up staying almost a month and it was perfect. It had everything I could have asked for- right in front of the Callao Subte station, and a few steps away from my favorite... More 

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Buenos Aires
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2010

My stay at La Rocca was awesome - I met loads of travelers from around the world including heaps from South America which was helpful for practicing a bit of the old espanol - the location was brilliant, staff were nice enough and the rates were really cheap - highly recommend!

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Townsville, australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2010

I was there for a couple of months. Firstly, the management really dont care about the majority of the clients. Secondly, it is very unsafe. I had some random male enter my dorm one night much to the shock of my bunk mate. This is the same night 3 other rooms got robbed. Turned out the same key opened about... More 

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Address: Av Callao 341 | Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
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Number of rooms: 20
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