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“Hated this Hostel !” 1 of 5 stars
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Palermo House
Thames 1754 | Palermo Viejo, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Palermo)   |  
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San Francisco, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Hated this Hostel !”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2008

Stayed here last week. Staff were lazy, unhelpful, didn´t care. We were in a 4 bed dorm. The shelves and corner of the room had piles of misc clothes and bags which belonged to 2 of the staff who would come in and out to get stuff throughout the night... This left very limited space for the 4 paying travellers !
Second day, while we were out, they painted the hallway directly outside our room. Paint fumes were so strong, had to sleep with the window open. V. noisy street noise and mosquitos bit everyone in the room !
Smoke filled the hostel at all times, felt like we were staying at a casino !
Have been travelling for a month now in s.a. worst hostel so far !

Stayed October 2008
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2008

Grotty!! The mattresses were grey with dirt, the place smelt of cigarettes and just felt uncomfortable.
We got stuck between the 2 security doors with no way of getting in or out - pretty scary!
Lots and lots of stairs - don't take your suitcase!
On the good side - the guy on staff was really friendly and helpful, and the internet was free.

  • Liked — friendly staff
  • Disliked — unclean!
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Buenos Aires
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2007

The Web site is a big LIE. It is absolutely WASTING your money to stay here. The toilet has been clogged over night. The staffs did not clean. They do not care their guest. Very loud, very lazy and very very dirty. The rooms in the web are not as they are. They just put beds in the living room and made it like there is sunny large bedroom. The reception is absolutely unfridndly and selfish and I wonder why they can run hostel. Maybe because it is rrunned by these people, it became a huge ugly mess like this. NEVER STAY HERE; or even consider.

Stayed October 2007
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Address: Thames 1754 | Palermo Viejo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Palermo
Hotel Style:
Ranked #326 of 445 Specialty Lodging in Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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