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El Puesto Hostel

Belgrano 270, San Antonio de Areco 2760, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

This hostel is at a great location in a charming city. The beds were comfortable and the air conditioning was a plus after a hot day exploring. Sal's tips on exploring town were helpful and she clearly puts a lot of energy into this family business. For simple, reasonably priced accommodation with a pleasant atmosphere and some perks (pool+ a/c),... More

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Medellin, Colombia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

El Puesto is well situated in San Antonio and given that it is a small town, everything is within walking distance. The hostel provides a map of things that are worth visiting in the area and the chocolateria is an absolute must! After taking the first bite, you will not leave there without a few more! As for the hostel,... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This place is wonderful. Whether you need a rest from the craziness of Buenos Aires, or just want a break (and a nice shower) in the middle of a longer journey, I can't recommend El Puesto enough. It is a warm and welcoming place. The rooms are clean and bright, with incredibly high ceilings. The comfortable common room opens onto... More

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

This place feels like a home away from home, the characterful common areas and lovely bright bedrooms are welcoming and relaxing and there's a pool... Bonus! Sal & Felipe the owners are absolutely lovely and will help you with anything you need to know including the best steak restaurant, ice cream, gift shop and defiantly where the best empanadas are... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

El Puesto is a great place to choose. I've been there twice and I would go there everytime I go to Areco! Sal & Felipe (the owners) are really nice people and they made me feel at home, literally. The hostel is clean, cozy and nicely decorated, with a common area, kitchen, and a nice garden with a pool (an... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

El Puesto is perfectly situated just a few blocks from the Omnibus station in one direction and the center of town in the other. Our party of 6 in total stayed for two nights. The first night the hostel was only partially booked leaving plenty of space in the cozy common areas and kitchen for a home cooked meal, relaxing,... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Very good hostel. Clean kitchen, clean rooms, clean bathrooms, good wifi. There is a very nice atmosphere, above average breakfast, friendly staff. We had a doible room, shared bathroom. Room was spacious, we had to put the sheets on the bed ourselves, which I disliked. That was pretty much the only thing. There is a swimming pool, but we were... More

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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

El Puesto is in a good San Antonio location and provides a basic hostel experience. Owners are nice enough and rooms fairly spacious. We were there in low season, so it was not crowded. I have no idea how only two showers/bathrooms can accommodate a full house. The kitchen and bathrooms were marginally clean. Breakfast was just OK - plain... More

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difi20, Gerente at El Puesto Hostel, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not thoroughly enjoy your stay here with us. We would like to inform you that your ice pack is still here in the freezer where you left it. In 3 years of having the hostel, we have never had an incident of theft! Our breakfast to be fair is more complete than... More

Estados Unidos
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

There are many "upscale" places to sleep in San Antonio de Areco but not many "affordable" places. However, when I was there (a month ago) I found a very nice hostal. It is called "El Puesto" and is just a few blocks from the center of town. It is run by a very nice married couple (he is Argentinian, she... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

My boyfriend and I spent a night here in May 2013. We had a private double room which was really big and had a hotel quality mattress. The hostel is within walking distance of everything in San Antonio de Areco (which admittedly isn't hard as the town is so small!). We didn't meet the owners but the staff member on... More

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Address: Belgrano 270, San Antonio de Areco 2760, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Central Argentina > Province of Buenos Aires > San Antonio de Areco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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