Cheap, clean and cheerful accommodations with plenty of shared spaces in which to relax in central Buenos Aires can be found at the Hostel Plaza. A cozy, brightly decorated common living room offers a space to enjoy a drink, watch cable TV or a DVD, and chat with friends. The patio and rooftop terrace provide further options for entertainment and taking in the summer sun.
Guest rooms range from private rooms with en-suite bathrooms and cable television to dormitories with shared bathrooms, all decorated in warm colors with large windows. Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the premises and computers for guest use are available in the living room. Lockers, towels, and linens are provided. Other services include bike rental, tour bookings, transportation assistance, and free tickets to local nightclubs.
Located just opposite the Medrano subway station, the hostel is a 10-minute ride from the Casa Rosada, Obelisco, and other attractions in the historic center, and a 15-minute drive from the boutiques and cobbled streets of Palermo and Recoleta.
The famous Café Tortoni is a 10-minute walk away, and the Puerto Madero port neighborhood is a 20-minute drive or subway ride from the property. The Ezeiza international airport is a 30-minute drive from the accommodations, while the Jorge Newbery national airport is a 20-minute drive away.
Food & Beverage
A traditional Argentine breakfast is included in the room rate and is served in the dining area every morning. The fully equipped kitchen is available for guests' use, as is the covered patio with barbecue grill. Convenience stores and supermarkets lie a few blocks from the hostel, so guests will find it easy to buy their ingredients to prepare.
The area immediately surrounding the property is also full of casual cafés, pizzerias, and fast food locales. Puerto Madero houses a number of trendy establishments, and Recoleta and Palermo offer a wide range of eateries, from traditional Argentine and Italian food at Novecento, to sushi and Asian fusion at Dominga.
How To Get There
Take Obligado Costanera Avenue from Ezeiza or Jorge Newbery airports. This becomes Arturo Ilia Avenue, which curves to the right and becomes 9 de Julio Avenue. Take this until turning right on Rivadavia Avenue, which you follow until turning right again on Gascón Street. Go right again on Corrientes Avenue and the hostel will be three blocks down on the left, on the corner of Corrientes and Medrano Street.
Amenities & Services
General:Guest Kitchen, 24-Hour Security, Family Friendly, Bar, Patio, Breakfast, Cable/Satellite TV, Communal Living Room, Café, Roof-Top Terrace, Lobby Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk.
Services:Tours and Excursions, In-Room Lockers, Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Ticket Service, Airport Transfer, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Computers with Internet Connection, Taxi Service, Bike Rental, Travel Desk, Laundry Service.
On-Site Activities:Collection of Books, BBQ Facilities.
Nearby Attractions:Colonial Architecture, Shopping Mall, Nightlife, Crafts Market, Historic District, Shopping Area.
Languages:Spanish, English, Portuguese.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 12am
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 2 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
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