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Buenos Aires Accommodations: Hostels

There are loads of youth hostels in Buenos Aires. Breakfast is almost always included, and many offer free internet. Some have private rooms — prices below are for a dorm bed including taxes, in US dollars.

Downtown - Microcentro:

  • V&S | US$8.50 | Viamonte 887 (Esmeralda & Suipacha) | 4322-0994 | Subte C (Lavalle) | Nice common areas, AC, kitchen, good location. Spanish and dance classes offered.

Downtown - Monserrat:

  • Hostel Clan | US$7 | Adolfo Alsina 912 (& Tacuarí) | 4334-3401 | Subte C (Av. de Mayo) | YMCA affliliate, free use of bikes.
  • Hostel Inn-Tango City | US$8 | Piedras 680 (Chile & Mexico) | 4300-5764 | Subte E, C (Independecia) | Member of popular Argentine hostel chain. High energy and inspiring atmosphere, with pool table, library and onsite bar.
  • Milhouse | US$7 | Hipolito Yrigoyen 959 (Tacuarí& Bernardo de Irigoyen) | 4345-9604 | Subte A (Piedras) | This popular HI affiliate scores consistently high reviews. Great location near Av. de Mayo.

Downtown - Congreso:

  • BA Stop | US$7 | Rivadavia 1194 (Lima & Salta) | 4382-7406 | Subte A (Lima) | Inside a renovated 19th century hotel. Ping-pong and pool table.
  • St. Nicholas | US$8 | Bartolome Mitre 1691 (& Rodriguez Peña) | 4373-5920 | Subte A (Congreso) | HI discount, big common areas, can be loud at night.

South of Center - San Telmo:

  • Sandanzas | US$8 | Balcarce 1351 (Cochabamba & Juan de Garay) | 4300-7375 or 4362-1816 | Bus 10, 29, 93, 152 | Small hostel with charm, albeit in a grungy neighborhood. Free use of bikes.

South of Center - Constitución:

  • Garden House | US$7-8 | Av. San Juan 1271 (Santiago del Estero & Salta) | 4304-1824 | Subte C (San Juan) | Out of the way, in a run-down barrio, but still highly rated for atmosphere and value.

North of Center - Recoleta / Retiro:

  • Recoleta Hostel | US$8 | Libertad 1216 (Arenales & Juncal) | 4812-4419 | Subte C (San Martín) | Basic hostel with a rooftop terrace, in one of the city's most posh districts. Close to Recoleta cemetary and the Teatro Colón.

North of Center - Palermo Viejo:

  • Casa Esmeralda | US$9 | Honduras 5765 (Bonpland & Carranza) | 4772-2446 | Bus 39, 93, 111 | Small, friendly hostel with rooftop terrace and garden.
  • Casa Jardín | US$10 | Charcas 4416 (Thames & Uriarte) | 4774-8783 | Subte D (Plaza Italia) | Another excellent hostel in Palermo with rooftop terrace and engaging staff.
  • El Firulete-Palermo | US$8 | Guemes 4499 (& Thames) | 4770-9259 | Subte D (Plaza Italia) | Small, well kept hostel near the Plaza Italia. Barbecues on the terrace, pool hall with AC.

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