El Sol Hostel de Recoleta

Marcelo T De Alvear 1590, Piso 2 (middle buzz), Buenos Aires, Argentina, Distance from city centre: 2.9km

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ABOUT EL SOL HOSTEL - RECOLETA The French-style palace (built in 1890) offers a charming blend of the city's elegant Golden Years--but the vibrant pace and culture of contemporary Buenos Aires is never far. We're on the side closest to downtown where attractions like the Obelisk, Playa de Mayo, Teatro Colon, Congreso, and Florida St. are only minutes by foot. In order to remain affordable we provide simply decorated rooms with fewer extra services. Our neighborhood offers most of your needs within THREE BLOCKS of the hosteland dozens of eating establishments some of which are open 24 hours! You don´t even have to step off our curb for laundry, internet/phone calls, pharmacy, gym, breakfast, bakery, kiosks, photo developing, or a bar/dance club

El Sol Hostel has been open since 2004 and we've had the pleasure of hosting thousands of guests from over 70 countries. Our goal is to make you glad you chose us for your stay in BA. We're looking forward to meeting you.

Nos vemos pronto!

kind regards,

Paul Gallinato and the El Sol Staff.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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For your safety, we do not advertise the hostel with a sign on the door. When you arrive at our address, press the buzzer and wait to be greeted. Please do not enter the building unattended as you might find yourself locked in the stairwell.


Ezeiza Internation Airport:

Taxi costs $600 pesos approx.

'Manuel Tienda Leon' Bus Service every half hour from the airport to Retiro Terminal - 12 blocks from El Sol Recoleta Hostel - the price is 240 pesos. Ask at the stand when buying the ticket, they can take you to the doors of the hostel for a small additional fee (50 pesos)

From Terminal de Omnibus (Retiro Bus Terminal) Bus 132 ( 3 ARG peso) goes about 10 blocks up Av Cordoba. Get off at Parana, walk 2 blocks to the right then 1 block to the left.

From Retiro Train Station (12 blocks from El Sol):

Bus # 152 or #150 or #111, #106 (Cost - 7 ARG peso) heading toward Barrio Norte - all these buses eventually take our street. Ask the driver to let you at the stop nearest to Montevideo which is our cross street.

If you take a city bus, make sure you have SUBE pass to pay for the fare!

Located Near

El Sol Hostel is 2 blocks from the intersection of Avenida Callao and Avenida Santa Fe, and 3 blocks from the Callao Subway Station (line D). We are at the corner of 'Marcelo T.' and 'Montevideo' across the street from a restaurant called El Cisne.

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