Play Hostel

Guatemala 4636, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Hotel Description

The pop music-themed Play Hostel of Buenos Aires' trendy Palermo neighborhood is a friendly, laid-back place for travelers from all over the world to relax and enjoy some great tunes. Occupying a renovated colonial-style home with five guest rooms, it is staffed with wonderfully warm and helpful people who provide tours, bicycle and car rentals, laundry service, massages and tickets to tango shows and soccer matches. The guest rooms feature parquet floors, wooden furnishings and, in some cases, private bathrooms and music-themed décor. Wi-Fi is free throughout the hostel and guests have access to lockers, a cable TV lounge, library, sunny patio and well-equipped kitchen.


The hostel is located in Buenos Aires' bohemian Palermo Soho neighborhood in the midst of hip cafés and shops. It lies five blocks from the Plaza Italia and six blocks from the Plaza Serrano. The Jorge Newbery Airport is less than four miles away and the touristy Recoleta neighborhood is less than three miles to the east.

Food & Beverage

Guests can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast each morning on the patio. It includes coffee, milk, tea, bread, jam, butter, croissants and alfajores (traditional sandwich cookies filled with dulce de leche). Guests are also welcome to use the well-equipped communal kitchen to prepare their own meals and share in traditional barbecues and regional fare.

How To Get There

To get to the hostel from the Plaza Italia by foot, head southwest along Jorge Luis Borges St. for four blocks then take a left onto Guatemala St. 1.5 blocks later you'll arrive at the hostel.

Amenities & Services


Bar, Cable/Satellite TV, Ground-Floor Terrace, Breakfast, Communal Living Room, Guest Kitchen, 24-Hour Front Desk.


Airport Transfer, Travel Desk, Dry Cleaning, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Computers with Internet Connection, Concierge Service, Bike Rental, In-House Car Rental, Laundry Service, Tours and Excursions, Luggage Storage, Room Service, Currency Exchange.

On-Site Activities:

Spanish Classes, Dance Classes, Collection of Books, BBQ Facilities.


Spanish, English.

Hotel Policy

Check-in and Check-out Times

Check-in time: 1pm
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.

Extra Beds

Children under 4 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Extra beds for children under 18 years of age are available at a surcharge of USD 12.
Extra beds for adults are available at a surcharge of USD 12.

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