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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 16 November 2013

few metters from the obelisco, with Carrefour shop in the next door, and very close from the subway. The break fast was a little poor, but had a dellicius "Dolce de Lecche" that I loved. Good price, that aceept payments in USD, € and BRL.

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Brian S, Gerente at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, it helps us improve and we are pleased by what we do well. We hope to meet you on your next visit to Buenos Aires. regards The team Ideal Social Hostel

Reviewed 3 October 2013 via mobile

I have made a reservation on May for 6 people to stay 5 nights in September, but the night before my trip I sent and email to confirm, but the reservation did not exist anymore! I had to look for another Hostel in a rush. Stay away from this place...

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IdealSocialHostel, Gerente at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

Dear, You received 3 emails from our reception to confirm your reservation. In this email we ask for your arrival time and also the details of the reservation. In the confirmation email explains that the passenger must report his arrival time as a way to reconfirm the reservation. We are sorry, but Buenos Aires is a very busy city and...

Paris, France
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We've been staying at ideal social several times so we can make a pretty accurate review of the place. Great location, clean for the price you pay, and nice and friendly cleaning staff are the main positive points. Moreover they do make prices with get south or others promotional vouchers. So why such a bad rating? The staff... Not friendly...

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IdealSocialHostel, Gerente at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

As we aim to improve, we always take the positive comments as well as negative. We know that practice makes perfect. We regret that your experience has not been as expected. We put so much effort into our work but we understand that we will not always achieve the desired result. We feel obliged to disagree with your opinion about...

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Es un buen sitio y esta bien ubicado para los sitios de interes, tuve un problema con el pago con tarjeta y no se pudo solucionar, pero esos percances suelen pasar, pero debe existir un plan B, lo recomiendo ya que puedes interacturar personada de diferentes nacionalidades, el costo de las habitaciones es asequible. Recomendado. This is a good place,...

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IdealSocialHostel, Director Comercial at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review
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Hola, muchas gracias por tu comentario y tu buena predisposición. Lamentamos los inconvenientes con la tarjeta. Ya lo hemos solucionado....

Targu Mures, Romania
Reviewed 9 June 2013

We stayed at Ideal Social hostel only for one night and we got the double room with bunk beds, which wasn´t perfect, but we didn´t have a reservation, we just showed up so it was fine. It is perfectly located if you want to stay in the city center, about 2 blocks away from el Obelisco and quite short walks...

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IdealSocialHostel, Director Comercial at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment Diana. We have double rooms with more amenities than you had access. We have double rooms with balcony and double bed. But unfortunately, we have few rooms with these comodiades. We appreciate your favorable opinion, you've been very kind. Next time, you can make a reservation writing to reservas@idealsocialhostel.com See you again. regards

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2013

I stayed at this hostel with 2 friends for almost a month. It's a great hostel, and is way bigger than it looks from the outside. The breakfast is awesome - if you're nice to the staff they give you bigger portions of dulce de leche :) All the staff were super-friendly and took the trouble to make our stay...

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Brian S, Director of Sales at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

HI Hotchtravels, thanks for your nice comment. It makes us very happy to know that we helped you to spend a lovely holiday in Buenos Aires. Following your suggestion, we have decided to upgrade our facilities and our new kitchen will be ready soon. We send you warm regards on behalf of Ideal Social Hostel staff.

Mazkeret Batya, HaMerkaz, Israel
Reviewed 10 March 2013

The hostel is located two blocks from the Obelisk and the main street. It is very clean and the rooms are secured with code so no one from outside can enter without permission. The staff are friendly and helpfull and the included breakfast is really nice. You can make a pure orange juice everyday :)

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Brian S, Director of Sales at Ideal Social Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Amit, thank you for the feedback. We are very glad to know that you had a nice time with us. We hope to see you again if you decide to come back to Buenos Aires. As we always say, if you want to be healthy, use a lot of vitamin C. Regards!!!

Reviewed 25 January 2013 via mobile

Pros: Location is excellent at the heart of the city; clean linens are provided; big lockers for your equipment; very clean and tidy; they have a great deal of paying 3 nights for sleeping 4. Cons: Kitchen is small and under equipped for the number of guests; four-tier bunk beds are too tall and have no safety rails; there are...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Air conditioning-Fan No one under the age of 16 allowed-8 year old gymnastics team running around screaming at all hours En suite-shower is on top of toilet, basically have to pick if you're gonna use it as a shower or toilet Breakfast-consists of medias lunas (good), toast, manjar, butter and freshly squeezed orange juice (but you have to squeeze it...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Overall this hostel was well priced with clean rooms, hot showers, and free wifi. However, We did have a sour point when we asked how we were able to buy tickets to a local soccer game. We were advised that we were unable to buy tickets online and that the only way was for them to call up for us...

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Staying in San Nicolas

Neighbourhood Profile
San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theatre lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in the city center, close to all subways and buses. We offer a free night every 4 nights, continental breakfast and free wireless internet in the rooms and shared areas. We have two kitchens, patio with grill and give free Tango classes in our Bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ideal Social Hostel

Address: Suipacha 362, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Nicolas
Price Range: €9 - €37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't get the 12-bed dorm above the bar if you want a good sleep”
 of 5 bubbles Hotchtravels, 17 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on street are noisy. I had one in the centre of the hostel and it was nice and quiet, though too warm.”
 of 5 bubbles DarbyS_12, 11 Mar 2012 | Read review
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