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St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 April 2012

We spent four days at Buenos Aires and had a double room at Ayres Porteños which is located a few blocks from the San Telmo Quarter. All the walls are nicely painted with Tango themes, the rooms have high ceilings and are comfortable, our double room was equipped with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a chair. The...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 31 March 2012

The Best place to stay en Buenos Aires We love whit my girldfriend Good place to stay Clean

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Paris
Reviewed 19 March 2012

A very nice place to stay, in the heart of San Telmo (the true Buenos Aires), with a great service, reception very helpful (especially Cristian who is one of the best receptionist i've ever met during my trips. And a very very good person too.) The terraza, at the last floor is amazing, you can do "parillas" (bbq) and take...

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Suffern, New York
Reviewed 21 February 2012

This hostel was like a welfare hotel for young people. Every night until 2 or 3 a.m., youths would loiter in the common areas, hallways, and stariwells gabbing loudly. The hostel has 10 meter ceilings, so sound bounced around like an echo chamber. There was a breakfast table right outside my room. At 7:30 a.m., it was like people were...

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USA
Reviewed 18 January 2012

1. Hairs in bed 2. Had private room with shared toilet - they never said it would be shared with like everyone - usually shared toilet is with 1 or 2 rooms. The bathrooms were disgusting - no locks on shower area. my husband had to wait outside the women's shower/toilet area to make sure i was safe. it was...

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1Thank amy s
New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 January 2012

I stayed in the hostel with my boyfriend for 7 nights and it was fabulous. We stayed on the 2nd floor and the room was clean and tidy, the bed was really comfortable!! Breakfast is the best I've ever tried in any hostel, they serve even fruits and yoghurt :-) The bathroom was always clean and they also offered me...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Positives: Great breakfast, clean room & bathroom, good upkeep, reasonably priced, central location, some of the staff were knowledgeable & friendly Negatives: Some of the staff were unhelpful/unfriendly & seemed disinterested, very loud at all hours of the day/difficult to get a good nights sleep, unequipped/small kitchen Overall a decent stay, but some improvements could definitely be made.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 28 November 2011

The staff was really helpful and friendly. Breakfast was best I've had in all BA hostels i've stayed at. Location is also really good if you want to explore San Telmo. Independencia Subte station is quite near too.

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London
Reviewed 20 November 2011

Terrible hostel. Bathrooms were a joke, kitchen wasn't a kitchen and it was full of 16 year old Argentinian kids shouting and screaming until 5am. I've no idea how this hostel got good reviews but something has definitely changed if these are genuine. An absolute discrace and a waste of time. Wouldn't let my dog sleep there. (and I've traveled...

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ayresowner, Owner at Ayres Portenos Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Alex! First of all I would like to apologize for disapointing you. What you have experienced is not usual in our hostel, because we don´t guest 16 years old groups, but that day we received a desperated call from the airport because the airline cancelled its flight because of the volcano ashtrays. We are the biggest hostel in San...

London
Reviewed 20 November 2011

We had high hopes for this hostel, but sadly something here seems to have really fallen apart. The only positive comment I have is that the art and wall paintings are tasteful and well done. Apart from that, our stay was terrible. The showers were barely on and had no temperature control. The bathrooms were wet and smelly. The kitchen...

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ayresowner, Owner at Ayres Portenos Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Anna! First of all I want to thank you for your words and, at the same time, to apologize for disappointing you! We really love when people have an excellent stay, but your post make us look and see what could happen when you were here because (as you can see) we don’t have negative posts usually… About water...

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Ayres Porteños Hostel’s experience! Come to know the best thematic hostel in the world, located in Buenos Aires! We believe the place where you´ll stay is the key to your vacations´success. That is why we take care of every detail to make your visit at our little corner of San Telmo called Ayres Porteños, an unforgettable memory!!Visit our site, see our facilities and enjoy the magic of Ayres Porteños!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ayres Portenos Hostel

Address: Calle Peru 708 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1068AAF, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range: $17 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Ayres Portenos Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Ask for room not facing street side”
BernardL116, 30 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Untill construction is finished ask for a room on floor 1 or 3.”
RenaB337, 30 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Stairs but go there”
MaksC_12, 31 Mar 2012 | Read review
“If you want to avoid stairs ask for rooms in the first or second floor. But the last floor seems to be quieter.”
PaulaB395, 5 Nov 2011 | Read review
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