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Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I stayed here for 4 nights and really enjoyed my stay. Location is really great, in San Telmo, though note that the hostel and hotel are in different locations - I believe the hotel is at 556, but if you go to the address listed at 579 they will direct you there. Room was nice with a good bed -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

The owners don't let people in before 8.30 am or after 9.00 pm unless they are a registered guest with a key (no 24 hour reception) which is a bit crap but you might be able to arrange late/early check-in via email. The rooms, however are really, really nice - superb, in fact - like a hotel. It's clean and... More 

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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights and our overall experience wasn't too bad. The address they give is wrong (it's actually across the street) but the staff are friendly (only Maria speaks English, but the elderly owner is an absolute sweetheart.) San Telmo offers a good base to explore the rest of Buenos Aires, with the area having lots of... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Staff is friendly. Rooms are clean and a decent size. The place was conveniently located in San Telmo. We stayed just one night because we had already booked out other nights somewhere else. Shared bathrooms are clean and modern. Breakfast was simple but good.

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Sosnowiec, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Very good location but before renting the room you have to check it out. They have one room with bathroom but without window (no window!!!) and some rooms with shared bathroom have the view into the street, some into the backyard. Brakfast is really poor. Internet connection sometimes breaks down. Very comfortable bed. Nice staff but you have to speak... More 

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Prince Rupert, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Pros: Good location, friendly staff, comfortable and clean bathrooms. Cons: No air conditioning in our room. No windows except of the terrace door. People are walking around on that terrace, and it can get noisy. You are not supposed to open the door, but we did it anyway, because we felt suffocating in +30 heat with no air conditioning or... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

Couple late 20s travelling for a number of months. Good price, rooms spotless and location is really good in the san telmo area. Nice bars and restaurants close by. Hostel perfect for couples. Def recommended if on a budget.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

This hostel was awful. Ants all over the bathroom, dirty rooms and ants in our bed when we woke up. I would not recommend at all. This hostel was awful. Ants all over the bathroom, dirty rooms and ants in our bed when we woke up. I would not recommend at all.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

Stayed here two nights and only payed 500 Arg pesos for a double room with shared bathroom (expensive in general, well-priced for buenos aires!). Bathrooms are very very nice, almost hotel-like, breakfast isn't that great but loads of other options (cafés) around the corner. Great location and good-working wifi. Would definitely come here again!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Really enjoy our 5 night stay here to explore BA. We had room number 5 overlooking the roof terrace. The rooms were basic and clean. The shared shower facilities were cleaned every morning too and had 24hour hot water. Felt warm when it got a little cool during the BA night. The receptionists were very helpful, giving us advice on... More 

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Staying in San Telmo

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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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Additional Information about Hostel Carlos Gardel

Address: Carlos Calvo 579 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range: $36 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Some rooms have AC some only have fans. Rooms towards the rear are quiet, no street noise.”
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