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Reviewed 17 June 2015

I really liked my experience staying in Ayres Portenos,beautiful old house at the bohemian San Telmo district,great design,good staff,good food,this hostel has a great vibe,soul,identity that makes you feel the old Buenos Aires been transported to the modern backpacking experience.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I was keen to try somewhere a bit different when arriving to BA and this delivered just what I was looking for. The staff are lovely - all English speaking, knowledgeable and helpful, and attentive but not in your face, ie will leave you to your own devices but if you need help will do what they can. The hostel...

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Singapore
Reviewed 4 April 2013

I gave it 50% because I had great fun with the hostel room-mates while I was there. Beds are comfortable, the price is reasonable for the basic facilities you get. The hostel will not get my other 50% because of the reception staff. Other than the staff on night shift (who took the trouble to help me with my airline...

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Very nice decorated hostel, friendly and helpfull staff, good location in San Telmo, simple but ok breakfast, nice double room with good bed, but a lot of noice from the street coming in. The tango vibe of this hostel is briljant

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Cochabamba, Bolivia
Reviewed 15 March 2013

This was the first place we stayed in South America and it was absolutely the best choice for us. Amazing value private rooms (absolutely huge with good sized bed, storage, tv and air con). Big plus is the amazing decor of the interior. Staff are very helpful - especially as we couldn´t speak a word of Spanish at this point...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2013

The hostel is in a lovely part of San Telmo, only a short walk from the plaza and a 10 minute walk to the city centre. Unfortunately around New Years Eve a lot of things were closed, but when they started to open up it was much more lively. The decor inside is vibrant, but the rooms are pretty basic....

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washington, dc
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Clean, comfortable rooms. Very friendly, helpful staff. Quiet guests. Very secure building. Negative: As a single woman, I was not comfortable walking to the hostel after nightfall. Streets around the hostel were quite deserted and dark.

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Reviewed 5 August 2012 via mobile

Nice hostel in the San Telmo district of Buenos Aires. Breakfast was very good loads of choice! Stayed in a private twin was nice. Showers were warm but small area to change in. The bar is the breakfast room not too exciting

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 31 July 2012

The decor, the atmosphere, the common areas were all done well: wifi throughout with desktops also available for use, at least one tv area, several chill spaces, at least one kitchen, breakfast provided. Clean. They have dorm beds and doubles, all with shared bath. Good location in San Telmo. Seemed security conscious. Helpful staff. The negatives: No trash bin in...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 30 May 2012

It is a decent hostel for a low cost travel. It is best suited for youngsters below 23yrs of age.

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Staying in San Telmo

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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 shops and classic cafés and bars around Plaza Dorrego dominate the scene. The emblematic Bar Plaza Dorrego, with its green awnings, checkered tile floors, and wooden interiors, takes you back in time the moment you step inside. For true porteño traditions, San Telmo is the place to be.
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Ayres Porteños Hostel’s experience! Come to know the best thematic hostel in the world, located in Buenos Aires! We believe the place where you´ll stay is the key to your vacations´success. That is why we take care of every detail to make your visit at our little corner of San Telmo called Ayres Porteños, an unforgettable memory!!Visit our site, see our facilities and enjoy the magic of Ayres Porteños!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ayres Portenos Hostel

Address: Calle Peru 708 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1068AAF, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range: ₹ 804 - ₹ 1,877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Ayres Portenos Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Ask for room not facing street side”
 of 5 bubbles BernardL116, 30 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Untill construction is finished ask for a room on floor 1 or 3.”
 of 5 bubbles RenaB337, 30 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Stairs but go there”
 of 5 bubbles MaksC_12, 31 Mar 2012 | Read review
“If you want to avoid stairs ask for rooms in the first or second floor. But the last floor seems to be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulaB395, 5 Nov 2011 | Read review
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