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Overview of Circus Hotel & Hostel

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Guest reviews

4.2 / 5Very Good
232 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

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What's nearby

Popular LocationPlaza Dorrego6 min walk
Popular LocationPlaza de Mayo18 min walk
Popular LocationBuenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral18 min walk
AirportBuenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Double or Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 3 Single Beds
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  • Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 2 Single Beds and 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Family Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Beds and 1 Single Bunk Bed OR 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
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About this area

Buenos Aires

Located in Buenos Aires's San Telmo neighbourhood, Circus Hotel & Hostel 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? See what's going on at Luna Park or La Bombonera.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Plaza Dorrego - 6 min walk
  • Plaza de Mayo - 18 min walk
  • Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral - 18 min walk
  • Casa Rosada - 19 min walk
  • Women's Bridge - 8 min drive

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
Coffee/tea in a common area, a microwave in a common area and a 24-hour front desk are available at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a computer station, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. All 32 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, showers and free toiletries.
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

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
Italian
Portuguese
Spanish

Business services

Computer station

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower

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Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
Shared microwave
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Heating
Linens

Bathroom

Bidet
Free toiletries
Hairdryer (on request)
Shower

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 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
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

1 per room (up to 44 lb/20 kg)
Food and water bowls are available
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 at the property

American Express
Diners Club
Mastercard
Visa

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 check-out for all citizens of Argentina. Foreigners 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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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

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.

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

Circus Hotel Hostel Buenos Aires
Circus Hotel Hostel
Circus Buenos Aires
Circus & Hostel Buenos Aires
Circus Hotel & Hostel Buenos Aires
Circus Hotel & Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Circus Hotel & Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Circus Hotel & Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Circus Hotel & Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much is parking at Circus Hotel & Hostel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Circus Hotel & Hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Circus Hotel & Hostel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does this hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of ARS 700 per vehicle, one way, applies.
Where is this property located?
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 also within 2 mi (3 km). Independencia Station (Bernardo de Irigoyen) is 7 minutes by foot and San Juan Station is 7 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
98
4 - Good
97
3 - Okay
27
2 - Mediocre
7
1 - Poor
3
4.2
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.1
Amenities
4.1
Property condition

2/5

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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