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America del Sur Hostel

684 reviews
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Room & Suite (98)
Dining (25)
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“private room”(21 reviews)
“bed dorm”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewssan telmoprivate roombed dormel calafatetv roomcommon areastango lessonswalking tourcleaned every daycleaned dailystayed here for nightsrooms were cleanbreakfast includedlocation is greatnice areanice breakfastwifi
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

This place is a bit of a mixed bag. I’m confused why it gets such great reviews on here as well as hostelworld. Perhaps this is the standard of hostels in Buenos Aires? There’s definitely a gap in the market for someone to exploit if...More

Thank pasta85
Reviewed November 5, 2017

This hostel is in quite a nice building and has reasonable amenities but the electricity in our room cut out multiple times during the night and in the morning and the staff seemed to find it quite funny. When we complained they implied that it...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed October 15, 2017

What a great place. Super location, friendly, informative and helpful staff, tastefully decorated rooms. Spent 3 nights & our location allowed us to get to all the attractions. Due top the design of the building, noise from ground floor activities reaches all levels & it...More

Thank timthescorpio
Reviewed October 10, 2017

It is a good hostel, clean and organised. The hostel arranged transfer to the airport though is not accurately communicated. It involves two different buses, and a wait time in between. It takes much more than the hour advertised which could be a problem for...More

Thank Danny G
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Hostel facility sure is very clean and the cleaners do an excellent job keeping it in top form daily. Definitely one of the best hostels in Sud America overall. In particular, the staff are very friendly and english speaking. They do a great job making...More

Thank Chris M
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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Price range
$15 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
$15 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (146)
Room & Suite (98)
Dining (25)
Hotel & Grounds (178)
Family and Play Areas (13)
Bathroom (3)
Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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April 11, 2016|
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Response from DanvilleDave94506 | Reviewed this property |
I do not speak Spanish either but had no trouble speaking English . I came from the airport by a bus/ taxi. Reasonably priced. I recommend you send an email to the hostel with your questions as they were very responsive... More
Ron R
November 21, 2014|
Response from JFLR187198 | Reviewed this property |
There might not be one operated only by the Hostel but I am sure they can arrange something for you if you ask ahead. Very friendly and competent staff.
Room Tips
"higher floors will avoid the ground floor music during night times on certain days more than the lower rooms."
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"Get a room away from the lounge area if possible"
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"The 5th floor seems to be quieter"
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"Be careful with the price... Ask, ask, ask... and ask to write it down... Do not expect it to be true..."
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