Ayres Porteños Hostel
The Ayres Porteños Hostel offers budget accommodations with Argentinean character in the heart of San Telmo. It occupies a handsome 19th-century building, the interiors of which feature colorful hand-painted artwork and tango-themed décor. The 30 ample guest rooms, most of which have balconies overlooking the street, feature free Wi-Fi. Common areas include a fully-equipped kitchen, a TV lounge with a DVD player and DVD collection, a solarium with barbecue facilities, and a laundry room. In addition, guests can take advantage of the two shared computers, phone booths and lockers. The helpful staff coordinate fun activities like tango shows, soccer matches, free movie nights and meals.
The hostel is located in a safe area of Buenos Aires' traditional San Telmo district near bus stops and subway stations. The neighborhood is full of handicraft and antiques fairs, top restaurants, dance clubs and designer shops, and the Plaza de Mayo (access to lines D and E of the subway) lies at a distance of 1/3 of a mile. The Retiro bus station can be reached in seven minutes, the Jorge Newbery Airport in 15 and the Ezeiza International Airport in 25.
Food & Beverage
A fresh and tasty complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning from 8 to 10:30 am. It includes coffee, tea, yerba mate tea, milk, chocolate milk, two kinds of bread, croissants, butter, dulce de leche, cheese, jams, two kinds of cereal, orange and pomelo juice and two kinds of yogurt. Guests also have access to a fully-equipped kitchen, barbecue facilities and a 24-hour bar.
How To Get There
To get to the hostel from Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo, head southwest along the diagonal Pres. Julio A. Roca Ave. for two blocks then take a left onto Chacabuco St. Follow Chacabuco for four blocks then take a left onto Chile St. Continue for one more block to the intersection with Perú St. and you'll see the hotel on the corner on your right.
Amenities & Services
General:Breakfast, Restaurant, Bar, Express Check-In/Check-Out, Ground-Floor Terrace, Cable/Satellite TV, Family Friendly, Communal Living Room, 24-Hour Front Desk, Patio, Guest Kitchen.
Services:Taxi Service, In-House Car Rental, Fax, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Tours and Excursions, Currency Exchange, Laundry Service, Medical Assistance, Room Service, Travel Desk, Concierge Service, Computers with Internet Connection, Luggage Storage, Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Airport Transfer, Bike Rental.
On-Site Activities:Dance Classes, Movie Collection on DVD, BBQ Facilities, Collection of Books, Spanish Classes.
Nearby Attractions:Nightlife, Museum, Crafts Market, Casino, Sightseeing Tours, Historic Site, Shopping Area, Nature Reserve, Shopping Mall.
Languages:English, Portuguese, Spanish.
Pick-up and Drop-off
A transfer from and to the airport can be arranged at a surcharge of USD 45.00 each way.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 2pm
Check-out time: 10am
The hotel operates a non-smoking policy, but smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas.
Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.
Children under 4 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
If a cancellation is made up to two days before the date of arrival, there will be no extra charge. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged.
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