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Ostinatto Hostel

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Chile 680 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1098AAN, Argentina
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Padangbai, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: location is perfect. Between San Telmo and easy reach to metro, bus and city center. All of the staff was amazing, helpful and friendly. The design of the hotel is cool, with kitchen, bar and computer area. The drinks at the bar are real cheap. Lockers in the room and also at reception once you are checked out. 24h... More 

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I loved this hostel, I booked the appartment, very nice. The location in the center of San Telmo is perfect. Very nice breakfast, great staff and a bar down. Great people, I enjoyed my time in Ostinatto hostel.

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South Florida, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The location is good and especially if you will be in Buenos Aries on a weekend when the San Telmo Market is so close by. The staff were all knowledgeable and helpful. The cleanliness of most common areas was good, and there was always helpful information posted in the lobby about what was going on in the area. I was... More 

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Thank imnuts26
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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Clean, social, perfectly fine hostel for backpackers. The young and friendly staff can tell you anything you need to know. The location is fantastic at only six blocks walking distance from Plaza de Mayo. We stayed in a pretty basic double room without a window (windows are available in the slightly more expensive rooms). Though the room was a bit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is one of the more expensive options on the Hostelworld network, especially for a solo traveller, but I think the cost is justified. The staff are very helpful and friendly, and the girl who checked me in showed me a beautiful room, almost a suite, near the top of the building. The view of the streets below was dizzying... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

After spending a week in Palermo we decided to spend a few nights in San Telmo. Ostinatto hostel itself is a nice building but could do with some renovations / touch ups and it is not the cleanest hostel we have stayed in. There are a lot of live-ins and the average age of the guest was later 30's/early 40's.... More 

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Thank Dan G
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Just the best, league of its own. Is just nothing i seen for that price and location that compares. Cool staff and inside is architecturally stunning modern design. Also can buy beer all night. I recommend the penthouse which is $68

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Thank Jake B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Quiet street, avant-garde renovated 1920's building yet needs a renovation or at least some basic maintenance, but clean. Mattresses were not the best and there was only one electric plug in my 6-bed dorm room (a charging station is available in the kitchen area). Staff was very friendly and helpful. Retro music plays all day and it has a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Well situated in a quiet street just a couple of blocks from Defensa in San Telmo, this clean, light, airy hostel offers all that you can wish for. Friendly, knowledgeable staff, a character bar, guest kitchen and ample table space. Rooms have high ceilings, some with balcony access. Roof terrace with weekly asado/bbq overlooking the city skyline. Small supermarket 10... More 

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Bogota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Ostinatto is THE place in Buenos Aires. The location couldn´t be better, right in the middle of San Telmo. Staff is very friendly and full of good information, the rooms are very clean and the breakfast is generous. Don´tmiss the BBQ thursday night...all you can eat of prime meat .

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Staying in Montserrat

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Montserrat
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires, Montserrat is defined by the historical events that took place there and the landmarks that have stood the test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of this connection to history: countless public demonstrations have passed through this square, going back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighborhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique minimal hostel located in the historic neighborhood of San Telmo. Ostinatto is anything but old, but a recycled XX century building that combines an old structure with a fine minimalistic design. All of our rooms are clean and functional with plenty of locker space and new beds. All in all, Ostinatto offers something for everyone; close enough to be near all the action yet far enough to relax away from the bustle of downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ostinatto Hostel

Address: Chile 680 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1098AAN, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Montserrat , El Centro
Price Range: $22 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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