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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hostel for 3 nights solely because it was affordable for us. The bathrooms were always completely disgusting (as if no one cleaned them ever), the kitchen is severely under stocked and dirty all the time. Even our room was filthy. The WiFi barely worked for our first 2 days and on the third...

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Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at the Cambalache recently and I have no idea how it rated so highly. The photos are incredibly misleading and I'm not sure if it ever looked like that. The bathrooms were foul! If they weren't reeking of urine, or covered in bugs then the showers were cold and the toilets wouldn't flush. The bathrooms...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Will never stay in a hostel like this, almost everything was not working..the bathrooms were so nasty without water, without electricity, with a lot of mold, broken doors to be exact just nasty...the environment was not so well there was a fight between one guy from the reception and a guest....beds as well in bad conditions.. and last but not...

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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

2of 4 toilets on my floor were broken, the other two were clean but old. Room was OK, plus for balcony and a strong fan, minus for a bit worn out beds. But you get clean and freshly smelled bed linnen upon arrival. Cute inside garden with colorful lights that lits up in the evening. Very, very friendly staff! Thank...

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Cambalache H, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cambalache Hostel, responded to this review

Louise, it was a pleasure for us your hospitality. Thanks for all the comment, we continue working in it. Regards from all the staff.

Estados Unidos
Reviewed 4 December 2015

It is a mystery to me why this place is rated so highly on TripAdvisor. I stayed there, and it fails in two important characteristics of a hostel: (1) it is not vey clean, and (2) there are not enough bathrooms. On the second point, when I was there, two -- of the limited number -- of bathrooms had been...

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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed there for over a month, had the time of my life, never forget the place and of course Joey! Close to everything, right in the center of Buenos, Joey is very helpful and knows everything you need to know and everywhere you need to go

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Cambalache H, Director de Recepción at Cambalache Hostel, responded to this review
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Gracias Nir por tus palabras. Nos alegra que te hayas sentido como en tu casa. Las puertas abiertas para tu...

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

When I stayed there I like it a lot, the staff is great and it's near everything, they have a big buffet breakfast with tons of fruits and they even help you with your travel plans I'd you have any questions.... I totally recommend this place and joey totally cool dude!

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Cambalache H, Director de Recepción at Cambalache Hostel, responded to this review
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Gracias por tus comentario! Nos alegra saber que te haz sentido como en tu casa. Un saludo de todo el...

Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Simply the best, clean, good location, attended by the owners. 100% recommended. The hostel has party all time. The best option In Buenos Aires. Ask for trips around the city, football matches and night clubs. The hostel take care of all. Thank you guys

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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Just want to say thanks to the crew of Cambalache Hostel! They were very kind to those who have recommended whenever asked me where to stay in Buenos Aires. If you are going to visit our city, Cambalache is the place to be! Thanks and I hope be around soon!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Love these guys! Staying here until manu chao this weekend, and they hooked us up with a discount on tickets. Make sure to talk to aye the manaager, she´ll tell you where the real spots are, viva cambalache

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on a building of 1900's, facing the Congress square, where took place many of the great events of Argentinians history, HOSTEL CAMBALACHE attempts to preserve the original architecture of the early twentieth century, but with the comfort and amenities of today. CAMBALACHE HOSTEL offers, in a casual enviroment, a perfect combination of history and comfort through their rooms, large windows and colorful colonial patios. In its more than 900 square meters, the Hostel has 25 rooms refurbished , rooms with private bathrooms and free, bedrooms and 10 bathrooms common for guests, game room with PS3 and LED TV, TV room equipped with the latest in LED technology, computers with internet and WiFi 24 hours. At the top of the building, you will find our CAMBALACHE BAR, a cool environment where you can enjoy our meals and drinks, and also enjoy the sun, the music & the best company for your trip. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambalache Hostel

Address: Avenida Rivadavia 1709, Buenos Aires C1033AAH, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > El Centro
Price Range: ₹ 721 - ₹ 1,310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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