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Portal del Sur Hostel

356 reviews
Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (12)
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“rooftop bar”(9 reviews)
“free activities”(5 reviews)
“great location”(28 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

The hostel has lost his good energy. They use their good name but people are not crazy, many left the building already because it is so boring without opening the bar again! Terrible breakfast, some people at reception are nice but some of them are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 2 days in buenos aires, the hostel has a very good location in microcentro. Buses are nearby and also lots of bars & restaurants. The staff was unfriendly though, they didn't show an interest in helping you explore the city, every question was...More

Thank MrKVB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was happy to call Portal del Sur my home for 4 days in Buenos Aires. It's located on a quiet but safe street. It was both central and within walking distance of my favourite neighbourhood, San Telmo. The staff were exceptionally friendly and seemed...More

Thank Lucocinn
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Great location near pink house (presidential palace) and main shopping area. Decent continental breakfast with choice of eggs or croissant, along with bread, cereal, tea and coffee. Looks like only one shared power drop in the rooms. Some biting insects with windows open. Well equipped...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Hostel was nice. Beds are clean and comfy. Shower is clean but showers in private room are tiny yet manageable. AC works good but leaks(TIP fir the hostel get a bucket to catch water, don’t ruin your nice floors) Kitchen is small and hot, Quit...More

Thank Aura H
Response from Portal D, Director de Recepción at Portal del Sur HostelResponded 14 December 2017

Hi there Aura, hope you're doing great! Thank you so much for your review. We're glad to know that you had a pleasant stay with us, we work for that! It was lovely to meet you and know that we'll always have a spare bed...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$12 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$12 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Dining (12)
Family and Play Areas (30)
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As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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Response from Stuart M | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, I took the bus from the airport into the City and went to the terminal. I arrived at 1am in the morning and walked the Hostel from there with my backpack, but probably better to get a taxi from the terminal. There was... More
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"make the showers bigger and get rid of those dirty shower curtains!"
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"Make sure you get room with AC in summer..."
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"Ask for rooms at top floor, the noise from the street below will be more aceptable."
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"Avoid rooms at the front on account of the bus route in the street."
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