Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan city offering a wide range of culture that includes fashion, design, haute cuisine, architecture, arts and excellent accommodation. Discover the best hotels in Buenos Aires.
The trend of hostel accommodation
was born as an alternative to hotels, especially aimed at a young age bracket worldwide. Recognized by UNESCO, the Hostelling International
chain was one of the pioneers in creating this unique form of stay under the premise that everyone is welcome to the destination that carries its trademark. Thus, this non-profit organization with over 100 years behind it facilitates common spaces in its 4200 residences worldwide in order to promote interaction and cultural exchange among travelers.
The beginning of the new millennium reestablished the backpacking trend. Backpackers
found new momentum and low cost trips became popular among students of a number of nationalities.
has been one of the main destinations in Latin America in recent decades and the hostel boom has been patently obvious. If in the late 90s there were just a few hostels, by the year 2016 the range is as wide as it is enticing.
The neighborhoods of Palermo and San Telmo
lead the tourist attraction table. The first consolidated itself in record time as the exclusive quarter of young designers, gourmet shops, fairs, and interesting restaurants with different culinary proposals. The design Mecca changed its name so Palermo Viejo became divided into at least two well-trodden circuits, known as Palermo Soho
and Palermo Hollywood
. The boom of San Telmo took place a little later. The historic quarter of Buenos Aires had a lively rebirth and filled up with young people from Europe (France, England and the United States heading the list) and Latin America, many of whom live and work in the city.
According to figures of the Argentina Chamber of Hostels
, there are more than 600 hostels in the country, formerly called "student housing".
In the heart of San Telmo, near the banks of the River Plate and close to the main tourist sights of the city center, América del Sur Hostel
offers a friendly atmosphere accompanied by good music. Reinforcing the idea that travelling is a way to open the mind and expand cultural awareness, this modern and colorful space offers en suite rooms, facilities for the physically challenged, heating and air conditioning, internet, elevator and individual lockers. The website is available in five languages and it includes tourist circuits to offer the best views of the city as well as to learn more about its icons and traditional bike tours, a football match day, gaucho parties, tango shows and trips to Tigre and Colonia (Uruguay).
is one of the most reputable hostels in Buenos Aires. It offers hostels in several areas of the city and in the Province of Mendoza. In Florida Street, the pedestrian thoroughfare which crosses the heart of downtown, offers rooms with private bathroom, wi-fi, and large shared areas for socializing and relaxing. It also has a wide range of daily activities, city tours, tango lessons and a famous bar to enjoy the nightlife. Near the Obelisk
, theres another five-star lodging with numerous amenities such as a fully equipped kitchen, a reading room and bedding free of charge. With an unbeatable location, Palermo HS
takes the form of a restored mansion with a large outdoor patio, terrace, modern furniture, movie room and tailor-made recommendations.
Milhouse Buenos Aires
is a pair of youth hostels located downtown with very good reviews. Its website is very complete and is available in several languages. What does it have to offer? Since its opening in 2000, it has welcomed backpackers in a comfortable, clean and fun environment, inviting them to experience the best of the city. Maintaining its architectural charms, this is a modern space where outings and encounters between people from across the globe are encouraged.
With more than a hundred hostels and a figure that exceeds 46,000 reviews, the Hostelworld.com site
has numerous offers for travelers to select their accommodation from, based on filters such as preferential geographical location, facilities, ratings, room rates and means of payment.
Always at the forefront, the city of Buenos Aires invites you to discover its charms and immerse yourself in its rich traditions. In terms of hostels it is positioned as one of the most developed to welcome with open arms all those who seek to be bewitched by its magic.