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Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Place is nice but had running water during a few hours a day. Spent 48 hours without taking a shower. We were told that the Rio de la Plata tide was low, and somehow that affected the supply. That's very strange since the hostel has a bar/kitchen for staff only, where they serve drinks and breakfast, and that sink had... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

After getting rippef off at previous hostel found this place. Decent price. Internet okay.if you can get on it. Cooking facilities decent. Do not leave any food out, it will disappear in minutes Anything not nailed down will be stolen. Place is extremely noisey. But good location. And better than hostel suites Florida st.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

the hostel crew was really nice, suggesting stuff for us to go see in buenos aires and giving us pointers on how to get around etc. Everything was super clean and the breakfast was good. It's right in the center which isn't really the most historic part of town, but it has good acces to public trans to get wherever... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

This one's located right next to the obelisco. So can't be a better location. Otherwise also, a great place to meet people. They have free tango sessions sometimes, which is good fun. However, WiFi only works in common areas and breakfast is quite basic. They also sell tickets to nightclubs, etc. I went to one which they recommended and had... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I stayed here for 1night and that was just about enough. Surely, the location is great, city center only a few minutes walking to Florida street or major attractions. The hostel is secured and the rooms provide lockers which you should definitely use. The sleeping quality is bad. As the hostel is full of young people, it does get loud... More 

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Brian S, Gerente at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your comment. We know how important your time is. We regret that your stay with us was not what you expected. It is true that young people staying with us at the hostel can be a bit noisy. We try, sometimes more successfully, that during the night the silence is maintained. I would... More 

Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This was my second hostel that I ever stayed at and its one of the most memorable. I met some of my best friends/travel buddies here that I still talk to this day. The breakfast is really yummy and located centrally near the obelisk. highly recommended! I traveled here way back in the day (Jan 2012) and I had to... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

50 peso deposit for the sheets but well worth it! Huge place with very friendly staff, a bar and bartender! Great place to be social (see name of hostel) and meet people. Not ideal for families or kids. There was some construction on the street just outside my dorm room which was noisy in the AM but the hostel can't... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

good position, very close to the obelisco and the metro station, very clean and full of good atmosphere. a bit noisy but not more than you would normally expect from a hostel. loved the free breakfast with dulce de leche and fresh orange juice, and the small balcony where I had breakfast every morning. If I went back to BsAs,... More 

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IdealSocialHostel, Gerente at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

Hey, thank you very much for your comment and for your good vibes. We hope to meet you! regards Ideal Hostel team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This was the biggest hostel I stayed in while in South America and is the place where I met the most people and made the best friends. Breakfast was DELICIOUS! Dorms were clean and well ventilated. Storage with locks as well. Showers were basic but good, TV area and the Tango lessons downstairs were awesome. FANTASTIC location, close to everything.

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Brian S, Gerente at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment and for the time spent in doing so. We know that time is worth a lot for everyone and you have spent this we appreciate heart. Thank you for helping us improve and also for recommending. regards The Ideal Hostel rquipo More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Hostel is in a good location and is pretty clean. Breakfast is OK but is pretty basic. Annoying thing is having to register to use the internet, then constantly having to sign in again and again in the middle of using it. Staff could have a better knowledge of things to do in the city.

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Brian S, Gerente at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, we know how important is your time. It helpsus to know what we do well and what we need to improve. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Buenos Aires. regards The team Ideal Social Hostel More 

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Staying in San Nicolas

Neighborhood Profile
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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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in the city center, close to all subways and buses. We offer a free night every 4 nights, continental breakfast and free wireless internet in the rooms and shared areas. We have two kitchens, patio with grill and give free Tango classes in our Bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ideal Social Hostel

Address: Suipacha 362, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Nicolas
Price Range: $10 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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