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El Sol Hostel Recoleta

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
30 Nov 2017
“A bit shabby around the edges but with charm”
3 Jun 2017
“Don't try this hostel!”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

The hostel is in the center of the city and very easy to find. It is close to the busterminal and the old town. The rooms (some with own balcony) are clean and also the bathrooms und the small kitchen. They living room is also...More

Thank Juls B
Reviewed 9 February 2015

We stayed here for tree nights, and had a private room with sheared bathroom. Clean room, no hot water on the second floor shower but you don't need it when you take a shower to cool down. Lovely rooftop with bar in evenings (live music...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2015

Not only the location is great, but I constantly come back to this place. It is the people that truly make this place a home. Paul is great and so are the staff. Every time I come to BA, I come here. I have NEVER...More

Thank scott1153
Reviewed 2 February 2015

After visiting 2 bad hostels in BA this was a very warm welcome. You pay a bit more but the atmosphere is good and the staff is super helpfull and friendly. Buenos aires is the first city where there is such a big difference in...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2014

I stayed for over a week and can't say enough positive things about the place. It's in a very safe but conveniently located area (walking distance to many sites and with a subway and main bus line a block or two away), the breakfasts are...More

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Characterised by the French-style mansions which are
the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the
true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this
neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos
Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment
buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions
turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude
an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll
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"take a look at what is on offer and choose what suits you."
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"Try and ask for the dorms with balcony if you want a true ancient Buenos Aires experience."
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"If you're looking for a dorm, choose the 6 room option. It's cheaper and actually better than the 4..."
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