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    Defensa 821

    Calle Defensa 821, Buenos Aires C1065AAO, Argentina
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    • Excellent53%
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    “top floor” (4 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 40 reviews

    Reviewed 27 October 2017

    The place is very well located in the San Telmo neighbourhood. There are plenty of pubs, bars and restaurantes around. Staff is very friendly and rooms are spacious. Cleaning must be improved as the photos in the ad seem to be quite old.

    Thank JuanEH4
    Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

    The b&b is located in San Telmo, the cultural district of BA. There is no parking space close to it, but the metro can be reached within 6 blocks. The breakfast is basic standard, tea, coffee, sandwiches, sweet stuff and juice. WiFi is available in...More

    Thank Rafi K
    Reviewed 10 January 2015

    Pros: The location is excellent! On Sunday the San Telmo market is right outside in front of the B&B, so if you're planning to shop a lot it's convenient to buy things and drop them off in your room if the load gets too heavy!...More

    Thank daisy21988
    Reviewed 22 August 2014

    ...the very best stay in San Telmo ! After visiting for the last 3 years (and coming back every year for a reason !) We've lost our baggage between Amsterdam and Buenos Aires, but Juan was very helpful in getting it back. As at every...More

    Thank Hummel01
    Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

    Once in a while you just have one of those great travel experiences and this was it for us. Perfectly located and very reasonably priced. It's a guesthouse not a hotel but the thing that sets it apart is the service. Our hosts couldn't have...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • San Telmo
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    "My room in the back of the building was very quiet."
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    "If possible, get the Room at the Top of the House, you will have some kind of private Terrace with this..."
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    "go to the restaurant just beside the buiding and eat some parrilla. Ask jose about it and he will tell you..."
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    "Choose the top floor room for space and privacy but be warned you'll need to be fit to handle the stairs!"
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