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Reviewed 1 November 2014

Great guesthouse, very nice very friendly staff. Knowledgeable and very helpful as well. Good breakfast, Would recommend it to anyone who wants to stay in charming San telmo with a true Argentina experience. Thanks Marko

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Santo, Javier and Juan were very helpful and truly concerned that each guest is enjoying himself. The fellow guests were an unexpected bonus. Plan to spend time lingering over breakfast and enjoying them as well as the city.

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4Thank Michael R
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We were about ready to leave Buenos Aires when we came across this gem of a hotel. After checking in, we decided to extend our stay in the city. The location is excellent and the staff could not have been more friendly and hospitable. You will feel like you are staying with friends instead of a hotel. We hope to...

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2Thank EddieH910
Waterbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

Beautiful location , great service, very helpful staff, the atmosphere was great, I would stay here again, the price was right and the services that were provided were excellent, you will be able to meet others guest

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Paramaribo, Suriname
Reviewed 4 April 2014

This gay owned and operated hotel is a true gem. It is beautiful old building. The staff is really helpful and friendly, the location is great. Clubs and bars are a short taxi/metro ride away. There are tango lessons on the roof top. Definitely would go back there!

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1Thank JuanPigot
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2014

It is always good to climb the stairs to find the warm and welcoming staff amist the energy of San Telmo. A very special place that upon returning gives a 'coming home' experience. Good access to anywhere and the Sunday Market is at the doorstep. Typically find other guests to be friendly and sincere. A treat to be in this...

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3Thank RPatrickShaw
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Visited BA with my partner for the first time - Lugar is THE place to stay - you get to know the hosts, Santos, Nito and Javier really well, they are super nice guys that are very helpful! You also get to meet other wonderful guests, the place seems to attract really nice and friendly people. Location is perfect in...

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2Thank Dirk M
Aschaffenburg, Germany
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Lugar Gay is one of the best gay guesthouses world-wide. Situated very central in San Telmo. Everyting in Buenos Aires is easily reachable from there. Their nice idea is a happy hour in the early evening. It is not important to get their free drinks and snacks - the most important thing is that you can get in touch with...

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3Thank ReinerL
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Been there 3 times with my husband over the last 7 years. It is always very friendly, feels like Nito, Xavier and Santo are like best friends. Place is spotless and super well located. And as always we meet people. Don't miss Nito's happy hour. Will go back again soon. Pierre and Nick xxx

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 February 2014

great hostel, great people, great location. everyone was really helpful and friendly. the breakfast is small but totally ok. everything always kept really clean; the rooms, the showers and the nice rooftop.

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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many different cultures: a true child of immigration, much like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee hours of the morning. During the day, the antique shops and classic cafés and bars around Plaza Dorrego dominate the scene. The emblematic Bar Plaza Dorrego, with its green awnings, checkered tile floors, and wooden interiors, takes you back in time the moment you step inside. For true porteño traditions, San Telmo is the place to be.
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Additional Information about Lugar Gay

Address: 1120 Defensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range: €24 - €80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Upper floors have an own bathroom and are located just in front of the lovely terrace”
 of 5 bubbles johnv11322, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Private room on the top floor is best but lower level floors are equally nice, just not all have baths, great for budget travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidB193, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are different, ask which one will suit your preferences”
 of 5 bubbles johnv11322, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the upper floor all with own bathroom have a nice view to an old church.”
 of 5 bubbles FrankBER, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Note: lower level rooms do not have A/C, shared bath showers are not very private”
 of 5 bubbles bostonhj8, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
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