This was the first place we stayed in Buenos Aires before eventually moving to BA Soho Rooms in Palermo. The overall impression we got on this place is that it's geared more towards younger people looking for a party environment. There are tons of people there at all times, day and night. Definitely not quiet, but could be good if you're just looking for a bed and a place to meet people. We were a couple there looking for a cheapish and quiet private room, and it just does not work for that.
Besides the noise, the other reason we just had to leave was the staff. There was a nicer guy that spoke only Spanish, which was fine for basic things but not much else given my level of Spanish. The other guy there was a nightmare--I believe he was high half the time (was definitely toking with another customer), while the other half of the time he was incoherently ranting or complaining about something. I asked him about changing rooms due to the noise, and it was clear that he was not going to let us, despite there being another room that was clearly not occupied and according to him was not reserved by anyone.
The facilities are basic, but sufficient. Not much to look at, but it gets the job done. The breakfast was horrendous--do not count on it. First, all it is is bread and coffee/tea. (Admittedly, this seems pretty typical for Argentinians.) Second, if you are not in the common area when they serve the bread, it goes QUICK. They definitely don't put out enough for everyone. If you do stay here, do yourself a favor and buy some fruit or something the night before.
The shining point: it's right close to San Telmo. That's it. It's also close to a rather shady part of town which the staff warned us to stay away from at night (towards Constitucion).
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