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Ostinatto Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not one to usually complain and it was only £10/night in a dorm room but the kitchen was filthy, limited breakfast, the rooms and beds were dirty, clean bedding provided, noisy door bell and lift early in the morning. But it was cheap in San Telmo and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have just spent my stay here at the Ostinatto Hostel, and I'm really glad to did it! The location is perfect, so close to the famous San Telmo market, and just few minutes walking from the centre, connected with the metro. The biulding is modern and particular, with a great terrace on the rooftop, with a great view. The...

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OstinattoHostel, Director Comercial at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for taking the time to get back to us. We will be more than happy to welcome you again!

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights, the front of house staff were super friendly and welcoming. The wifi was generally pretty strong and the rooms comfortable. It sometimes feels a little too busy and noisy. There was a small problem when we paid due to a miscommunication between booking.com, the hostel and us - there was an extra cost called commission...

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OstinattoHostel, Propietario at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! There is no extra commision for any booking! The extra 5% is charged by the credit card system we use. you can always pay cash and avoid it! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Firstly, let it be acknowledged that this hostel has a great location and a nice, friendly atmosphere. If that's all you're bothered about - you'll be fine. The problems, for me, are the intermittent wifi (always annoying in 2017); no soap in bathrooms (not good after toilet use); our double room had dirty bedding with biting bugs and finally the...

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OstinattoHostel, Propietario at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Tommy! First of all thanks for taking the time to write this review. It would have been nice if you stoped by the reception as well and let us know your disappointment so we could have deal with it. To be honest with you, I don t know ehat you are talking about regarding dirty bedding, bugs and stale...

Santo Andre, SP
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My husband and I stayed in the suite with toilet, which is very good, spacious, airy and bright (great view of the sunset and town!). The toilet is large and with amazing shower! The air conditioning, fridge and microwave were perfect for our needs. However I suggest that the bedroom, bedding and bath be changed / cleaned more often. There...

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OstinattoHostel, Propietario at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Leticia! The smell you mention is really unusual and is already fixed. And yes, we are considering changing the bedding so thanks for your sugestion! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I arrived there at 1.00 am and they simply had not kept a bed for me. It something that can happen I know, but they didn't even help me to find another accomodation (i started to wander around in the middle of the night). They didn't even let me in the hall, I only had the chance to use the...

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OstinattoHostel, Director General at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Hi. Would you please send us an email to reservasostinatto@outlook.com with the info from your reservation (In which site you made it and when) so we can investigate the situation and talk to the staff involved? It would be very nice from your side so we can improve our procedures so that it doesn t happen again! Thanks in advanced!

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Pros: Lots of suggestions of activities. A large kitchen. Big dorms with balconies Cons: Only 1 electric plug per dorm!!! Not super clean Extremely noisy Only 2 showers and 2 toilets for the whole floor

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The staff at this hostel are all very friendly and helpful. The hostel is in an excellent location, having lived in San Telmo for a year i can vouch for this. We stayed in the big private room above the terrace, it looks like it used to be an exclusive place but hasn't been maintained. Amazing views too. A bit...

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OstinattoHostel, Propietario at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We do put a lot of love in what we do as the hostel is almost our second home! We ll make sure we trasmit that into the building as well :) Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The biggest hostel I've been in my 2 weeks travel. I really liked everything about it, from the lounge to the rooms. The bathrooms are not really big, but I've never found it full. The breakfast is simple, could have more things. Anyway, I really enjoyed the breakfast room. Everybody was nice to me! To be improved: energy sockets.

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OstinattoHostel, Propietario at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Guilherme! Thanks so much for your review! Hope to see you again soon! (We know we have to improve the energy sockets, meanwhile, you can charge all your devices in the kitchen where we have set a special "chargers jail!" lol) Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Spacious, modern, homely, great location, range of rooms available at reasonable prices, plenty of activities on offer, large roof terrace to escape the bustle of the streets. Ostinatto is an excellent place to stay with friendly staff that speak multiple languages and really help to improve your Spanish if you want to. Federico is a brilliantly enthusiastic host and the...

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OstinattoHostel, Director Comercial at Ostinatto Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jack! Thanks so much for your opinion! Hope to see you again soon!

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Staying in San Telmo

Neighbourhood Profile
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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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
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: Calle Chile 680 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1098AAN, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo , El Centro
Price Range: ₹ 969 - ₹ 3,359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ostinatto Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Exclusive suite and easy access to many tourist attractions”
leticiam2013, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“make use of the Spanish & tango lessons”
bushpig1257, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had the suite at the top which at a private bathroom, TV, Fridge and microwave”
imnuts26, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Check if your double room has a window. Only the slightly more expensive ones have this.”
robertjanb2016, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Good location, mediocre hostel”
dgog88, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
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