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La Rocca Hostel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

good central location, relatively cheap and very helpful staff, especially one Brazilian guy named Ben was really helpful and informative - made it easier to settle in and relax. the place had a good social vibe

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Thank you for yours comments! We hope always!!! Regards

Jarinu, SP
Reviewed 7 August 2014

I had booked this hostel through an online booking site, but it turned to be the biggest mistake of my whole trip. There where the location of the hostel is good (in the center and close to the metro) The rooms are dirty and clearly not cleaned on a daily basis. The mattreses are worn out and make that I...

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Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 28 November 2011

About location is good, you are a few blocks about the florida streests or 9t julio streets, but really the rooms are not good good. You not have space are teh lockers are outside the rooms. Good: party...at nights...............but if you dont like party nighs? probably i ll return but if you like rest and know baires is not option....

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 27 July 2011

Unpleasant, dirty, no upkeed, no room service, no blankets or towells included on cost, no cleaning service on Sundays! They're abusively unfair in their website, where they say they offer a "preferential" service: neither description nor pics match the real place. Absolutely disadvantageous and uncomfortable. Despite it's cheap you'll find better choices for similar $$.

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5Thank Nenuca7600
Oakland, California
Reviewed 19 February 2011

The staff are incompetant and have no information about the city. No maps. Can{t give directions. Can{t speak english. They are also rude and act lieke answering yoru question is a huge imposition. The room has no window and is a closet and is so hot it is impossible to sleep. The common areas are small and dirty. Computers dont...

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6Thank rinwonderland
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 28 January 2011

I've been in this hostel for over a week. The good points: It is at a great location, really near to 2 subte lines, and buslines practically in front of the door. The staff is really nice and helpfull, speak well english. downstairs there's a tv room and a kitchen you can use. The bad points: Don't go there if...

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Rosario, Argentina
Reviewed 19 July 2010

I've never been to a worse hostel than La Rocca. If you want a dirty place, dirty rooms and dirty kitchen, you should visit La Rocca. The staff really rude, they were drinking and smoking all day long and didn't care about the guests' needs. I had the chance to communicate my disatisfaction to the owner of the place: he...

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3Thank YamilaLucia
Americano en Buenos Aires
Reviewed 5 May 2010

I stayed at La Rocca in downtown (I think they have another one in Palermo as well) while I was still looking for an apartment. I ended up staying almost a month and it was perfect. It had everything I could have asked for- right in front of the Callao Subte station, and a few steps away from my favorite...

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1Thank jakethesnake21
Buenos Aires
Reviewed 30 April 2010

My stay at La Rocca was awesome - I met loads of travelers from around the world including heaps from South America which was helpful for practicing a bit of the old espanol - the location was brilliant, staff were nice enough and the rates were really cheap - highly recommend!

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Townsville, australia
Reviewed 29 April 2010

I was there for a couple of months. Firstly, the management really dont care about the majority of the clients. Secondly, it is very unsafe. I had some random male enter my dorm one night much to the shock of my bunk mate. This is the same night 3 other rooms got robbed. Turned out the same key opened about...

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Staying in San Nicolas

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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theatre lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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  • Free Breakfast
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La Rocca San Telmo is a colonial-style building (renewed) placed in the heart of San Telmo's neighbourhood. This is the former downtown of Buenos Aires, and now it's a cultural point, with a lots of reminiscent of tango, candombe and (of course) football. It's a "must know" interest point in Buenos Aires. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Rocca Hostel

Address: Av Callao 341 | Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Nicolas
Price Range: $15 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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