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Reviewed 5 November 2012

I wanted to stay here based on the tripadvisor reviews. Even though the official check-in time is 1500 hours, we arrived at 1100 hours and informed that our room would not be ready till 1300 hours. After arriving from an overnight train, we were sweaty and not in a good frame of mine to go sightseeing without first taking a...

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maquiavelo82, Propietario at Circus Hostel & Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Panda88 we regret that we checked you in just 2 hours before the ceck in hour 15:00 at Circus, next time we will try harder. Also we regret that our 4 squear meter bathroom was not big enough and sorry for the poor design air conditioner made in Argentina. Thank you very much for your review we hope the...

Reviewed 3 November 2012

It has been almost 11 months since I stayed here with a friend on a trip of Buenos Aires. Guess a review is in order. (Also because I am researching again for hotels on my trip, and truly appreciate reviews by guests.) It was lovely. I loved the options for breakfast, especially the generous orange juice, dulce de leche, pastries...

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Caracas, Venezuela
Reviewed 15 October 2012

When I arrived in Buenos Aires, was looking for a hotel that was not extremely expensive but at the time was a comfortable and had good service. Circus, was that, nice rooms, swimming pool, good breakfasts and a location that although is not perfect, is ideal if you are a tourist, because San Telmo is a neighborhood which is in...

1Thank gustmv
Reviewed 15 September 2012 via mobile

Stayed for 5 nights, excellent clean room, helpful english speaking staff. Breakfast adequate. The facilities are excellent with free wifi, pool table, computers, tv and lounge area. Bathrooms were clean. Loved it!!

1Thank emergency_holiday
Tel Aviv
Reviewed 12 September 2012

After reading some of the reviews we thought this place might be too noisy and load for our honeymoon. But this certainty wasn't the case. The place was great, quiet, clean and friendly. We only rated the place with 4 because w felt that the rooms were a little small and breakfast could have been a little richer... Most say...

1Thank NadavBG
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We arrived at the hotel about 9am and although we check in wasn't until 3pm, offered to hold our luggage to enable us to go sightseeing. We stayed in a spacious double room on the third floor overlooking the street. The double glazing was sufficient to cut out most of the noise and we never had a problem getting to...

2Thank TheHappyChappie
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2012

This was my first hostel of a 6 month trip and I liked it better than other place I stayed in Buenos Aires - here they have friendly international staff (but were not very good at local knowledge unfortunately), dorm rooms quiet as not busy road outside, nice linen used in dorms, clean en suite facilites in dorm but not...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 May 2012

PROS: 1. The location of the hotel is good - not great - not really in the nice part of San Telmo but within walking distance of the major attractions which is great. 2. The hostel is very quiet. We were in a private room so it was more like a 3* hotel for us. CONS: 1. There was only...

4Thank NMasdi
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Circus is a small hotel in the San Telmo district of Buenos Aires. It seems to be run for mostly younger travelers but four of us in our 60's stayed there for one week. We found it comfortable, clean and well run. We liked the location because it is in the center of the old part of the city. We...

1Thank mzungu333
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2012

I stayed here in 2011, i had good experience here as it is a mix between hotel and hostel without the bedbugs! Service wasnt too bad but could be better..overall if u ignore that, the downstairs common area and pool area are a great way to meet people and experience this wonderful city!

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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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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located centrally in San Telmo – Buenos Aires, at Circus Hostel & Hotel we combine low prices with a chill atmosphere to create a hostel with the look and feel of a boutique hotel.Our rooms were created for you to be able to rest quietly. From every room you will have an incredible view of the beautiful San Telmo neighborhood.Our breakfast includes croissants, toast, jams, squeezed orange juice, coffee and tea ... more   less 

Additional Information about Circus Hostel & Hotel

Address: Chacabuco 1020 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1069AAV, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range: ₹ 1,073 - ₹ 3,821 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Circus Hostel & Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Circus Hotel Buenos Aires
Circus Hostel And Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Buenos Aires
#62 Family Hotel in Buenos Aires
#73 Business Hotel in Buenos Aires
#96 Romantic Hotel in Buenos Aires
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“4 bedroom, with ensuite bathroom is perfect. everyone has enough private space, lockers for everyone”
 of 5 bubbles joverne, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a private room if you can afford it. ”
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“6 beds dormitory”
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“Private, private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles chaps75, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“En la mia,sera roto la ventana.pero,gracias aire acc.no fué unproblemo.”
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