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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

In general great hostel: good location, fair price and friendly staff that helped a lot. However once you spend some time within the hostel, you have to face several problems and issues due to the age of this place. The internet is barely working and extremely slow, the aircon fails from time to time, the beds are a joke, even...

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Napa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the female dorm one night and a private room one night. The dorm was an alright deal, but the bathrooms were not particularly clean. The private room, however, I booked in person at the desk, and they charged me an exorbitant rate (I know pricing in Buenos Aires and it was ridiculous). I only paid it because...

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Juan P, Gerente at Art Factory Hostel, responded to this review

Well Lauren, this is clearly a bisaed opinion/review. Fortunately, you ended the review admitting it: "All that is my fault, I know". But it's a shame that you put us 2 stars, really unfair. In our defense, I would like to say: - the rate was high because it was NYE weekend and all the city was in the same...

Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice hostal, a lot of activités, Nice staff, very secure. The only downside is the kitchen, it's not very well equipped. Other than that, it was awesome. The staff was very helpful and accommodative with me.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice accommodating staff. Nice facilities. Eggs for breakfast. Pizza night is great and I found fellow travellers were also cool. 10% surcharge on credit cards is not great, but all in all nice to be at.

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Puno, Peru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service....Danny boy was amazing!! My room was up by the rooftop terrace so got a bit loud at night other then that was a nice stay...excellent breakfast with scrambled eggs and coffe, tea, juice etc

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Munich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed my stay, in the morning sometimes a bit noisy. The hostel has all what you need, from information about activities until party and bar in the evening.there is also one day a week a dancing lesson in Arg Tango!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best hostel ever stayed in. Highly recommend. Very welcoming and everyone on the desk speaks really great English and super helpful. Cannot speak highly enough of this place. Tight security which means you feel very safe. Rooftop bar and breakfast supplied. Good location, close to San Telmo and Plaza de Mayo.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just amazing. I stayed at the Art Factory for the second time this year and I loved it even more than the first one. Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, rooms and bathrooms are very clean, location is simply unbeatable. I would warmly recommend it to anyone who's looking for a nice and convenient place to stay at while visiting...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We experienced wonderful service from Bruno, Danny Boy and all the staff at Art Factory. My husband and I got married in BA and the staff were so helpful in helping us to organise different activities. They even gave us a lovely gift on our wedding day! Great location and a fun people.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, super clean, comfy hostel right in the middle of San Telmo, BA. Brilliant fun choice, comfy beds, great roof top bar, loads of stuff to do and ways to hang out with other people, and the empanadas deserve a mention! Made special though by the brilliant staff (especially Jorje who helped us with a silly sea cat booking fail)....

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Staying in Montserrat

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Montserrat
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 Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighbourhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Art Factory is a lively, affordable, fun and diverse hostel in the heart of the historic San Telmo neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina.We want to make you feel happy and enjoy one of the best kept secrets in the world: Buenos Aires!Our TOP FIVE features voted by our guests: 1) The staff!2) A huge and colorful old mansion with an elegant touch3) The best terrace in San Telmo4) The funkiest bar with friendly prices and daily events5) There’s art everywhere! Even in the kitchen and bathrooms!You can choose between private rooms with private or shared bathrooms and dorm rooms with 4, 6 or 8 beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Art Factory Hostel

Address: Piedras 545 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Montserrat
Price Range: $16 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Art Factory Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“The one with the little terrace!”
 of 5 bubbles AngelinaJhones31, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Share with other people”
 of 5 bubbles ariel10aglia, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay further from the communal areas as they can get loud”
  • What a cool room to wake up to!
  • Spacious, with very tall ceilings!
 of 5 bubbles 621lizz, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the bar and the first floor kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles Zpanos, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The shower downstairs is amazing! way better than the ones upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles 811rachels, 25 May 2016 | Read review
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