Contemporary design meets 1920s architecture at the Ostinatto Hostel of Buenos Aires' historic San Telmo neighborhood. Stark white interiors and minimalist décor serve as a blank canvas for travelers' colorful social encounters, musical and artistic expression. There are 15 guest rooms in all, distributed across five floors and accessible via elevator. Each one has a private bathroom, the dorms come with plenty of locker space, and many of them feature views of the garden or city. On the ground floor there is a piano bar, a fully-equipped communal kitchen and a dining area. In the basement there is a TV lounge which hosts month-long art exhibitions and there is an arts room on the fourth floor. Guests also enjoy access to a small swimming pool, a sunny rooftop terrace, barbecue facilities, a micro-cinema and free Wi-Fi. Complimentary Spanish, tango, tai chi and yoga lessons are offered regularly and medical assistance is available.
The hostel is located in Buenos Aires' San Telmo neighborhood within walking distance of Dorrego Square's crafts and antiques fair. Fashionable design stores and cafés are nearby and the Plaza de Mayo can be reached in 15 minutes on foot. The International Ezeiza Airport is 24 miles away.
Food & Beverage
A complimentary continental breakfast, which includes juices and croissants, is served daily in the dining area next to the fully-equipped communal kitchen. Barbecue facilities are also available.
How To Get There
To get to the hostel from Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo, head southwest along Pres. Julio A. Roca Ave. for two blocks and turn left onto Chacabuco St. Follow Chacabuco for four blocks and turn left onto Chile St. The hostel will be one of the first buildings you arrive at on your right.
Amenities & Services
General:Cable/Satellite TV, Roof-Top Terrace, Bar, Elevator, Ground-Floor Terrace, Doorman/Bell Hop, Guest Kitchen, Communal Living Room, Breakfast, 24-Hour Front Desk, 24-Hour Security, Air Conditioning.
Services:Dry Cleaning, Concierge Service, Photocopying, Luggage Storage, Wake-Up Service, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Laundry Service, Bike Rental, Travel Desk, Tours and Excursions, Computers with Internet Connection, In-Room Safety Deposit Boxes, Currency Exchange, Airport Transfer.
On-Site Activities:Board Games, BBQ Facilities, Video Games, Spanish Classes, Yoga Classes, Ping-Pong, Karaoke, Collection of Books, Dance Classes, Movie Collection on DVD, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Darts.
Nearby Attractions:Shopping Area, Crafts Market, Historic Site, Helicopter Tours, Nightlife, Nature Reserve, Cathedral.
Languages:Portuguese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, German.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 12am
Check-out time: 11am
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.
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