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Downtown Mate Hostel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 4, 2016

I arrived at midnight in Buenos Aires with no where to say. All the hotels were booked up. Eventually some seedy guy brought me to this hostel (I was certain he was going to rob me). He turned out to be a nice guy but the hostel was absolutely terrible. It looks like a dump (nothing like the pics on...

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Worcester MA
Reviewed August 11, 2015

I dont know whats up with the horrendous reviews but this spot was pretty chill. The staff were incredilbly friendly and helpful and the spot clean. The wifi was fast and the breakfast was better than most hostels ive been too in South America and ive been traveling in this continet for 8 months now. The price also was just...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 16, 2015

We booked this hostel in a fit of desperation, as it was the only available hostel nearby that wasn't fully booked. And now I know why... On the plus side, it's very cheap, so you do get what you pay for: a simple breakfast, clean(ish) rooms and no atmosphere whatsoever. I shared a 'mixed' dorm with my (male) friend and...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed March 4, 2015

We used booking.com to book this hostel in a last minute effort to find somewhere to stay. Once we got to the hostel we were told that the price had changed. There was a blackboard behind the reception clearly stating the room tariffs yet the owner/receptionist tried charging us extra. The room had mould on the roof, the breakfast was...

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Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

We booked our stay through Agoda, we received a confirmation email saying we will pay in Arg Pesos the day of arrival with a small note saying VAT of 21% will be added on top (VAT was not mentioned until after booking). When we arrived at Hostel we were informed we had to pay in US$ which we did not...

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Helsinki
Reviewed December 16, 2011

The hostel is located right next to a noisy club, which appears to not be soundproofed properly. At least on a Friday night the club music is quite clearly audible in the rooms. Not what I wanted to hear at 2:30 AM. However, the hostel is located near important metro stations, and the center in itself. And the Internet is...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed August 8, 2011

Location of this hostel is excellent, as Carrefour supermarket and two metro stations are just across the road. So this is great for people staying for just a couple of nights and need to get around all the important attractions quickly and cheaply. The metro is really cheap and get you to most places. The hostel has a very well-equipped...

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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theater lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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Address: Avenida Rivadavia 1181, Buenos Aires C1033AAB, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Montserrat , San Nicolas , El Centro
Price Range: $14 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Downtown Mate Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?