Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
Hostel Quality: The quality of hostels in Buenos Aires has risen a lot in the last 2 years. You have now really cool backpacker hostels in Buenos, and also nice Boutique Hostels. That being said, we also enjoy some B&Bs and even a few, neat hotels here.
Of course, hostels are usually the more social place to meet and greet.
Buenos Aires is a lively city. You can expect tourists to flock the place all year round. You’ll see so many hostels you’d want to stay. We didn’t really want to flood you with more hostel but let us squeeze in just a few more.
Art Factory Palermo Hostel
Rayuela Hostel Boutique
Reina Madre Hostel
Voyage Recoleta Hostel
Art Factory Palermo Hostel
The Art Factory Hostel is is located in the trendiest part of the city, Palermo. It;s where the best restaurants, night life, and art happens. It’s like the door to every good things of Buenos Aires.
It’s penthouse suite is quote spacious with its own bath tub and bath room. You cal also pick their dorms if you want to mingle with others.
This is a hostel for for backpackers who wish to have a good rest before embarking an adventurous journey the next day.
You can’t expect a fancy experience here but you will get the value that you paid for. Comfort, socialising, and the entry way to the city of Buenos Aires.
A refurbished house to make you feel at home in a faraway land. Reina Madre Hostel is exactly that. This hostel has three huge common areas where travellers can hang out and chill – there’s the living room, the dining, and the kitchen.
We love the idea that the offer Free Spanish learning here the moment you arrived.
The highlight in your stay is the cat really that stays in your bed in some nights. The purry thing is so cuddly.
Reina Madre has a rooftop bar where you can chilla, jam with other travellers, and appreciate the sunset.
We think, it’s not worth it to go with the cheapest hostel out there.
The difference is usually 1-2€ ($1-2) per night, and a lot of amenities are not included. This can be breakfast or linen. Although, keep in mind a bad location far away from the city center costs you more in transport.
Also important: A safe location is key in Buenos Aires. Do not underestimate this!
However, if you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you wanna save every penny, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Buenos Aires.
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You can then filter by ratings too. Make sure you check as well for the ratings, especially for the very cheap hostels in Buenos Aires. We recommend to read the absolute worst and best comments. These reviews will give you a great insight on what to expect.
Yet again, we recommend going with these Buenos Aires hostels we highlight above.
They are safe, clean, social; simply a great choice!
Any Discounts or Promo Codes?
Currently, we have no special hostel discounts in Buenos Aires. So for now you can subscribe to our newsletter to receive our newest hostel discounts always to your inbox.
Before you even book that flight and room reservation, check out some of the FAQs we get.
What are the best hostels in Buenos Aires?
We’ve always been honest with our hostel picks because we don’t want to disappoint you with our choices. You are safe with any of the hostels listed above. Some hostels are great for party, for backpackers, and for solo travellers.
What are the best sites for finding hostels?
Tested and proven, Hostelworld and Booking.com are two sites that we use when we travel. We know how efficient booking in these sites can be. Search, click, and reserve!
What are some of the weird things to do in Buenos Aires?
There are many things you can do in Buenos Aires. We suggest that you go on a Man Tour. Don’t be fooled by the name for the tour is for both men and women. It’s a great way to know more about the culture of the people and explore the city’s great hidden wonders.
You get to dive the city’s whiskey, cigar, beer, and empanadas.
You can also try the Spanglish Exchange. It’s basically a speed dating scene where a Spanish and English speakers are paired to practice their speaking skills and maybe hit it off along the way.
What neighborhood in Buenos Aires is best for a young family for an extended stay?
It really depends on your preference. The city is generally safe so you don’t have to worry about your safety.
Looking form a more modern area?Head to Palearmo. It’s modern and the hipster neighborhood in the city nowadays.
If you want the more traditional area, you can go to Recoleta. It is home to the upper and upper middle class people of Buenos Aires.
What are the good and bad neighborhoods in Buenos Aires?
The touristy parts are safe including:
You may want to avoid train stations late at night and other areas such as:
What is the best tango show in Buenos Aires?
This is a difficult question because there are33 so many Tango shows in Buenos Aires. But one of the best is Senor Tango which boasts the voice of Fernando Soler.
Flights to Buenos Aires
We enjoy Omio.com and Kiwi.com to find cheap flights all over South America including Buenos Aires, Lima and Cordoba.
This new website has super cool features like a so-called radius search. Just draw a circle over South America and find the cheapest rates for the area.
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Your Smart Packing List
It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should always carry in your backpack.