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Set in a picturesque Tango themed house, Hostel Carlos Gardel offers free Wi-Fi in San Telmo. It is only 1,150 feet from Dorrego Square, where every Sunday an Antique fair takes place.

Decorated in lively colors, rooms at Carlos Gardel feature exposed brick walls.

Fully-equipped common kitchen facilities are available.

Guests enjoy themselves reading a book from the library.

Jorge Newbery is 5.3 mi away, and Ezeiza International Airport is 20 mi away. Hostel Carlos Gardel is 0.6 mi from Lezama Park, and 2.5 mi from Retiro Bus Terminal.

This is our guests' favorite part of Buenos Aires, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Hostel Carlos Gardel has been welcoming guests since Jul 22, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Buenos Aires, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!


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Room Type
Bedroom :
1 full bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Hola, es posible pagar en efectivo en pesos?
    Buen día, puedes pagar en pesos o dolares.
    Answered on 15 March 2022
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Answered on 11 October 2019
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Amenities of Hostel Carlos Gardel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
  • Airport shuttle
Safety & security
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Hostel Carlos Gardel takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

Credit cards are only needed to guarantee your booking .

The fine print

Please be informed that credit cards are only accepted to book dormitory rooms. Double rooms and apartments can only be paid in cash.
Please note the based on local tax laws, all Argentinian citizens and resident foreigners must pay an additional fee (VAT) of 21%. Only foreigners who pay with a foreign credit card, debit card or via bank transfer are exempt from this 21% additional fee (VAT) in accommodations and breakfast when presenting a foreign passport or a foreign ID along with a supporting document handed by the national migrations authority, if applicable.

Please inform Hostel Carlos Gardel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hostel Carlos Gardel

  • Hostel Carlos Gardel is 1.2 miles from the center of Buenos Aires.

  • Hostel Carlos Gardel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Bar crawls
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours

  • Check-in at Hostel Carlos Gardel is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Hostel Carlos Gardel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.