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Art Factory Beer Garden
2.5 out of 5
Paraguay 4539, Buenos Aires
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The price is Rs657 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in Palermo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Palermo Soho and Plaza Italia. Teatro Colon and Japanese Garden are also within 3 miles (5 km). ...

3.3/5 (37 reviews)

"Functional and has a great backyard, but the staff was not particularly engaged and the rooms were not very clean. It could definiely be made better."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2018

Art Factory Beer Garden
Art Factory
2 out of 5
Piedras 545, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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Located in Buenos Aires Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cafe Tortoni and Florida Street. Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada are ...

3.7/5Good! (114 reviews)
A dump!

"The only positive about this hostel is that the staff were pleasant and the email communicaiton was clear. Other than that, this place is a dump in need of major upgrade. The common area couches and seats were dingy, sagging and really tired. The bathroom and toilets left a lot to be desired. When ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2020

Art Factory
Play Hostel Arcos
2 out of 5
Charcas 4752, Esquina Godoy Cruz, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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The price is Rs1,387 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in Palermo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Palermo Soho and Plaza Italia. Japanese Garden is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away. Palermo Station is only ...

3.6/5Good! (59 reviews)
Average experience

"Average rooms and condition. Staff weren’t very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

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Milhouse Avenue
2 out of 5
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The price is Rs1,931 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

This family-friendly Buenos Aires hostel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Barolo Palace, Obelisco and Teatro Colon. Plaza de ...

4.3/5Excellent! (78 reviews)

"Great social atmosphere. However if there is a party on at the hostel, be at the party or you won’t get any sleep! Awesome tours available at the hostel!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jun 2019

Milhouse Avenue
Hostel Suites Florida
2 out of 5
Florida 328, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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Located in El Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Florida Street, Plaza de Mayo and Galerias Pacifico. Luna Park and Casa Rosada are also within ...

3.6/5Good! (468 reviews)
Hostel suites stay

"It wasn't too bad"…"

Reviewed on 23 Apr 2020

Hostel Suites Florida
DEL900 Hostel Boutique
2.5 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is Rs1,186 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb

Located in El Centro, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Palace of the Argentine National Congress, Florida Street and Obelisco. Plaza de Mayo and Teatro ...

4/5Very Good! (27 reviews)

"I only stayed here for one night, which I was pretty pleased with... The staff were lovely and helpful, especially with storing our luggage for a few days in advance so we wouldn't have to carry it during our short Montevideo trip! The reception area is really cool and stylish, would've been nice ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2019

DEL900 Hostel Boutique
Milhouse Hostel Hipo
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Located in El Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cafe Tortoni, Plaza de Mayo and Florida Street. Obelisco and Teatro Colon are also within 15 ...

3.9/5Very Good! (33 reviews)

"Nice hostels. But sometimes too much noise from the corridor"…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Milhouse Hostel Hipo
Che Juan Hostel BA
2 out of 5
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The price is Rs2,268 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in El Centro, this hostel is steps away from Lavalle Street and Florida Street. Galerias Pacifico and Luna Park are also within 10 minutes. Florida Station ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)

"Their service is really not good.their staff ,host and neighbors are not good .their staff ,Kristen made sound to a woman on purpose,but he lie and said he is not on purpose. Generally it is a lower hostel."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar 2020

Che Juan Hostel BA
Adventure Hostel
2 out of 5
477 Lavalle, Buenos Aires, CABA
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The price is Rs840 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in El Centro, this hostel is steps away from Lavalle Street and Florida Street. Galerias Pacifico and Luna Park are also within 10 minutes. Florida Station ...

Adventure Hostel
America del Sur Hostel Buenos Aires
2 out of 5
Chacabuco 718, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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The price is Rs1,970 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in San Telmo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Casa Minima, Plaza de Mayo and Florida Street. Obelisco and Casa Rosada are also within 1 mile ...

4.2/5Excellent! (110 reviews)

"The staff was friendly. Everything was good! I would stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

America del Sur Hostel Buenos Aires
Hostel Inn Buenos Aires
2 out of 5
Humberto Primo 820, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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Located in Constitución, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of San Telmo Antiques Fair, Plaza de Mayo and Florida Street. Obelisco and Teatro Colon are also ...

3.6/5Good! (68 reviews)
Good location, a little rough around the edges

"The location of the hostel, a few blocks from the main street, is great. The AC in the rooms also works wonders. There wasn't any hot water when I showered, so that was a bit jarring. The staff was incredibly helpful in assisting me with places to visit and see. I don't know if I would stay here ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2017

Hostel Inn Buenos Aires
Circus Hotel & Hostel
2 out of 5
Chacabuco 1020, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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Located in San Telmo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Dorrego, Plaza de Mayo and Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral. Casa Rosada and Obelisco are ...

4.2/5Excellent! (233 reviews)
Very uncomfortable

"Access to walking tours was good but the room was very noisy and the bed so uncomfortable we left early to stay elsewhere"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

Circus Hotel & Hostel
Granados Hostel
2 out of 5
Chile 374, Buenos Aires
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The price is Rs2,259 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in San Telmo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Casa Minima, Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada. Florida Street and Luna Park are also within 1 mile ...

3.8/5Good! (31 reviews)

"Location is in the historic city centre which our Uber driver told us was a little dangerous at night. The hotel itself is quite rustic but homey. The room was clean and comfortable. I'd stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2018

Granados Hostel
BA Stop Hostel
2 out of 5
Rivadavia 1194, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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Located in El Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Barolo Palace and Florida Street. Obelisco and Teatro Colon are also within 15 minutes. Lima ...

4.1/5Very Good! (211 reviews)
Stars

"A nice place. friendly and young staff. Cleaner than some other hostels in BA."…"

Reviewed on 22 Apr 2019

BA Stop Hostel
Hostel Estoril
2 out of 5
Av de Mayo 1385, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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Located in El Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Barolo Palace and Palace of the Argentine National Congress. Obelisco and Florida Street are ...

3.9/5Very Good! (16 reviews)
The worst place I've ever stayed at

"I booked a private room in this hostel, and it was probably the worst place I've ever stayed at in my life. The whole place is extremely run down, everything is dirty and broken. The kitchen's cabinets are black from the old dirt, the doors are hanging; the mirror in my "bathroom" was broken, the ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2017

Hostel Estoril
06 Central Hostel Buenos Aires
2 out of 5
Maipu 306, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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Located in El Centro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Florida Street, Obelisco and Plaza de Mayo. Casa Rosada and Galerias Pacifico are also within ...

06 Central Hostel Buenos Aires
Viajero Hostel Buenos Aires
Venezuela 649, San Telmo, Buenos Aires
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs3,021 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in Buenos Aires Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Casa Minima and Florida Street. Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada are ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Excelent, best hostel I have ever been Everything new and clean, loved it!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Viajero Hostel Buenos Aires
Portal Del Sur
2 out of 5
Hipolito Yrigoyen 855, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
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This family-friendly Buenos Aires hostel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Cafe Tortoni and Florida Street. Plaza de Mayo and ...

3.6/5Good! (61 reviews)

"This was a basic hostel located in an old but charming building. The staff was very helpful and the location was very good to stores, restaurants and the subway. It was a clean but very simple room. You had to run the shower for a few minutes before you got hot water. There was no hair dryer available ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Portal Del Sur
Malevo Muraña Hostel
2.5 out of 5
Russel 5050, Buenos Aires
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The price is Rs2,919 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in Palermo, this hostel is steps away from Serrano Square and Palermo Soho. Plaza Italia and Japanese Garden are also within 2 miles (3 km). Plaza Italia ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Short Stay

"I had a very enjoyable stay at the Malevo Murana hostel. The staff were great! They helped arrange airport transfers, assisted with local recommendations and allowed luggage storage. Location couldn't be better! Only issues were that it was not quite as clean as could have been in the room and it ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2018

Malevo Muraña Hostel
Reina Madre Hostel
2 out of 5
Tomas Manuel de Anchorena 1118, Recoleta, Buenos Aires
The price is Rs2,301 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in Recoleta, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Fe Avenue and Palermo Soho. Teatro Colon and Plaza Italia are also within 2 miles (3 km). Pueyrredon ...

4/5Very Good! (14 reviews)
Reasonable hostel

"Reasonable hostel located in an OK area. There is a bit of travel involved to get to busy tourist areas, 10 minute walk to nearest Metro station. Room was clean and comfortable with air conditioning. Breakfast is poor and very basic. Bathrooms were also a bit dirty but cleaners always seemed to be ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2017

Reina Madre Hostel
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Posada de las Aguilas

Posada de las Aguilas

3 out of 5
Jose Hernandez 128, Barrio Uno, Ezeiza, Buenos Aires
The price is Rs7,237 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
3.7/5Good! (446 reviews)

"Buena atención y excelente predisposición de todos"…"

Reviewed on 19 Dec 2020

Posada de las Aguilas
Holiday Inn Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport

Holiday Inn Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport

3.5 out of 5
Martin Miguel De Guemes 4718, Autopista Riccheri Km. 20, Ciudad Evita, Buenos Aires
The price is Rs7,444 per night from 27 Jan to 28 Jan
4.2/5Excellent! (881 reviews)

"The hotel is located in an excellent location if you are continuing travelling or taking ealy International fly as in just 15 minutes from Ezeiza Airport."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2020

Holiday Inn Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport
Be Hollywood Hotel

Be Hollywood Hotel

4 out of 5
Humboldt 1726, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
The price is Rs4,452 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
4.3/5Excellent! (329 reviews)

"We paid extra for a terrace room but our room didn’t have a terrace. Our room was in a building across the street so we felt very disconnected to the hotel. That being said, the room we had was large and had a very comfortable bed. The hotel is in a great location"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Be Hollywood Hotel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in Buenos Aires, one of the 51 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Low prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Buenos Aires for good value, so you can save your money for sightseeing. You can check out the entertainment venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Buenos Aires?

The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically January and March, while June and July are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 30° C and night-time temperatures average 14° C
  • April-June: 20° C is the daytime average and 5° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 17° C and night-time averages are around 5° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 23° C during the day and 9° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 19 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Buenos Aires?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Estadio Monumental
  • Teatro Colon
  • Obelisco
Natural Features
  • Austral Park
  • Centenario Park
  • Serrano Square
Cultural Attractions
  • Cabildo
  • Presidente Sarmiento Frigate Ship Museum
  • Automotive Museum

Generally, Buenos Aires is known for its:

  • Cafes
  • Entertainment
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Museums
  • Live music
  • Sightseeing

How to Get to Buenos Aires and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Buenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.), located 17.3 mi (27.8 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Buenos Aires (AEP-Aeroparque Jorge Newbery), located 18 mi (28.9 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transport. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Inca Station, Tronador Station and Viceroys Square Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Buenos Aires Liniers Station, Villa Adelina Station or Buenos Aires Devoto Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Buenos Aires?
By staying at a hostel, you can cut your spending on accommodations and save more of your budget for exploring during your holiday. You can check out the entertainment venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Buenos Aires?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to start: Art Factory Beer Garden - Located within a 5-minute walk of Palermo Soho. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Play Hostel Arcos - Located within a 5-minute walk of Palermo Soho. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and a rooftop terrace. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Milhouse Avenue - Located steps from Barolo Palace. Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers and linens. Milhouse Hostel Hipo - 2-minute walk from Mayo Avenue Station for easy access to public transport. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a nightclub, as well as a bar. You’ll find showers and lockers in all rooms. Hostel Suites Florida - 2-minute walk from Florida Station for easy access to public transport. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Buenos Aires?
If you’re hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Buenos Aires, one of Expedia’s 54 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Buenos Aires?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 12°C. Average annual precipitation for Buenos Aires is 996 inches.
What is there to see and do in Buenos Aires?
Overall, Buenos Aires is known for its cafes, restaurants and local tours. Major attractions include Teatro Colon, Obelisco and Plaza de Mayo. Get out into nature with places such as Plaza San Martin, Japanese Garden and Serrano Square. Cultural attractions include Gran Rex Theatre, Paseo La Plaza and Cabildo.
What's the best way to get to and around Buenos Aires while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Buenos Aires in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Buenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.), located 17.2 mi (27.7 km) away. An alternative is Buenos Aires (AEP-Aeroparque Jorge Newbery), situated 3.6 mi (5.9 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to make use of public transport. Nearby metro stations include Court Station, Lavalle Station and C. Pellegrini Station. To check out more of the area, catch a train at Buenos Aires Retiro Station, Buenos Aires Cordoba Station or Buenos Aires Corrientes Station.