The traditional and bohemian district of Buenos Aires.
Within walking distance of Buenos Aire´s most atractive and visited tourist stops, including: the Obelisk, Plaza de Mayo, Plaza Dorrego, Avenue 9 de Julio, Puerto Madero, the historic neighborhood of La Boca, Nature Reserve on the bay, Museums, antique shopping, the “broadway” of Buenos Aires on Corrientes street, and the pedestrian only Florida street.
At night, the area lights up with their magical laid back pubs and music shows.
Close enaugh to the city center but special enaugh to give you a taste of the authentic City’s Culture and life.
CARLOS GARDEL (US$7- US$35)
A red wall full of Gardel’s pictures is the first thing to greet you. This hostel is built into a renovated old house, and though it has been severely gutted, a few charming elements, such as marble staircases, wall sconces, and stained-glass windows, remain.
Comfortable atmosphere n the traditional tango way,
CHE ARGENTINA (US$10- US$60)
Elegant building. Spacious rooms and quiet, yet fun atmosphere.
Book and DVD library available.
GARDEN HOUSE (US$9- US$26)
A hostel made by and for travelers. Big house where travelers can feel at home. Run by its owners, Anna & Javier, two young people who after backpacking around the world, decided to open their own place in Buenos Aires, the city they love.
Busy social life that includes pizza and BBQ parties and folklore shows on their garden/ roof area.
Book exchange and DVD collection.
OSTINATTO (US$10- US$46)
A beautiful recicled XX century building that combines an old structure with a fine, minimalistic design.
A stylish option in the traditional district of San Telmo and within a budget!
Free yoga and tango classes. Weekly free Argentinean history classes and walking tour. Films screenings and loads more of activities to keep you busy!
SANDANZAS (US$10- US$25)
Also known as the “cultural hostel”. Their staff ( made up of people in art, photography, the social sciences, and education) try to facilitate cultural exchange among guests using the local cultural scene, ranging from the arts to the social sciences and humanities.
The house was envisioned as a meeting place for local cultural expression and the people of the neighborhood or barrio. A space for you to enjoy and participate in.
TELMO TANGO HOSTEL SUITE (US$15- US$50)
Tango- theme hostel.
A 130 year-old house completely restored with a great glazing dome, one of the only ones of San Telmo, a must see.
Other options include: CHE LAGARTO, PUERTO LIMON, HOSTEL INN TANGO CITY, CARLOS GARDEL, END OF THE WORLD, AYRES PORTENOS and DOMUS. [more ]