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Hostel Sol
Ranked #392 of 447 Hotels in Buenos Aires
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“Bueno”
Reviewed 2 September 2012

The hostel people are really kindness
Good lounge
Great Kitchen
They have good housekeepers and with you need something you just have to ask =)
great Tango class =D

A nice and typical breakfast

so i have to come back =D

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 25 April 2012

Inexpensive compared to other hostels in BA, but it's cold, noisy at night, and in a fairly unsafe neighborhood. The breakfast was decent, and the showers were hot, but nothing was very clean or comfortable.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 3 January 2012

Hostel is very easy to find. After reaching the gate and ringing a few minutes we got access to enter the building. The owner sitting at the reception desk hadn’t noticed for about half an hour that we want to check-in and kept talking on the phone.
If don't care about details like toiled cleaned maniana (everyday maniana?) ;) it is good place to meet other backpackers and exchange experience. You would love this place if you like live concerts or loud music. If looking for tranquility you'd better find something else.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled with friends
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 24 October 2011

Hello everybody!!!

I've stayed at the Hostel Sol last September. Just can say that I wish I could stay longer.

Economic and party hostel. The staff - I mean Johnny - is amazing! Great hospitality.

The social area is huge, it makes easier to meet people.

The bathrooms and the cleaning are not that amazing. But good enough.

At all I mean: If you're looking for hospitality, meet people and party, in an economic way - this is it.

The bad things: Doesn't worth to wake up for the breakfast.
There are Bad bugs - or anything similar - in the rooms.

Stayed September 2011, travelled solo
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Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed 26 October 2010

We arrived late and after travelling all day we were looking forward to get some sleep. Unfortunately, the other guest (a group of 10-15 Argentines) decided to have a party till around 4am. No actions were taken by management even though we asked them to keep a bit quiet (even with earplugs we could hear the screaming, singing and shouting).

Do not get me wrong, I do like a party, but whan you run a hostel people rent a room to sleep in. If I want to party I go to a nightclub.. Right?

The rooms are oki, however, no windows and most of the rooms are facing the common area/bar.

We moved to a more quiet place the next day...

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 10 October 2010

It is not as bad as other reviewers say. I stayed there for a couple of weeks and I had a great time.
Good: Service personnel is excellent and fun, I had some great times with the people there! The location is pretty much in the center of everything, right off 9 de Julio.
I stayed in a 8 bed dorm first and then I moved to a 4 bed dorm. I would definitely recommend the 4 bed instead of the 8 bed one, the price difference is about $10 pesos a night. (I think?) and the 4 bed ones are pretty comfortable and spacious.
Bad:
the upstairs bathrooms need a little more attention, and there is no microwave in the kitchen so plan ahead if you want to cook your own food.
Be on the look-out at night because right behind it is Barrio Constitucion, a so-so area. I never had any problems or knew anybody who did though, just don't get on that side of the neighborhood.
There are no windows in most of the 4 bed and 8 bed dorms.
Its a great little place if you are looking for something cheap and comfortable enough.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled solo
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Property: Hostel Sol
Address: Calle Lima 1169 | 9 de julio Av. y San Juan Av, Buenos Aires C1073AAW, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
Amenities:
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Ranked #392 of 447 Hotels in Buenos Aires
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Number of rooms: 12
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