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Circus Hotel & Hostel

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Pool
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio
Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of Circus Hotel & Hostel

Circus Hotel & Hostel

2 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
Chacabuco 1020, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, 1069

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFlorida Street16 min walk
  • Popular LocationPlaza de Mayo18 min walk
  • Popular LocationCasa Rosada19 min walk
  • AirportBuenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.)23 min drive

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About this area

Buenos Aires

Circus Hotel & Hostel is located in San Telmo, a neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, and is in the city centre and near the airport. Notable landmarks in the area include Plaza Dorrego and Plaza de Mayo, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Teatro Colon. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at La Bombonera or Luna Park.

What's nearby

  • Plaza Dorrego - 6 min walk
  • Argentine Cinema Museum - 8 min walk
  • Florida Street - 16 min walk
  • Plaza de Mayo - 18 min walk
  • Casa Rosada - 19 min walk

Restaurants

  • Bar el Federal - 2 min walk
  • El Refuerzo - 2 min walk
  • Casal de Catalunya - 2 min walk
  • Origen Cafe - 3 min walk
  • The Gibraltar - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Independencia Station (Bernardo de Irigoyen) - 7 min walk
  • Buenos Aires Constitution Station - 14 min walk
  • Buenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.) - 23 min drive

About this property

Circus Hotel & Hostel

Buenos Aires hostel in San Telmo, near Plaza Dorrego
Along with a snack bar/deli, this hostel has coffee/tea in a common area and a microwave in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a computer station and free newspapers are on-site. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and showers.
Circus Hotel & Hostel offers 32 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower and bidets. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8:30 AM–10:30 AM: ARS 185 for adults and ARS 185 for children
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Swimming pool

Family friendly

  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Shared microwave
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

More

  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 17 November 2021 to 30 November 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

1 per room (up to 44 lbs/20 kg)
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: ARS 0 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • The 21% national VAT (value-added tax) is not included in the price, and may be charged at the property upon checkout for all residents of Argentina. Travellers on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. To qualify for a tax exemption, tourists must present a valid passport and pay for the services rendered with a non-Argentine credit card or via bank transfer from another country. This tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days. In the case of cancelled bookings, the cancellation penalties paid by the traveller will also be subject to the national VAT (21%).

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: ARS 185 for adults and ARS 185 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ARS 700 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours from 01 May to 01 November
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions; guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 99 out of 232 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 96 out of 232 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 27 out of 232 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 232 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 232 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Room comfort
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
Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great Hostal, friendly staff, nice pool area, great location. Quiet and clean.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great staff. So helpful. Good activity offering. Small rooms but good value
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Elevator, helpful staff, hot water all good Room smaller than described and run down. Nowhere to hang things and no hangers. Too basic for money compared to other hostels. Wouldn't choose again.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Room comfort
An ok hostel
Good location, great service at the reception. The rooms need refurbishment because it gets pretty cold and very noisy at night. Would recommend for people on a budget.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019