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Hotel Bolivar

I have mixed thoughts about this place. As others have said it feels like an old grand dame that has seen better days. Crumbling with tiny ensuites and many rooms with no windows only light entering through top of door from courtyard.

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Facilities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Housekeeping
  • Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Minibar
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tours/Travel Desk

General

  • 24 Hour Security

In Room Facilities

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Safe Deposit Box

Sport & Leisure

  • Cable TV

About Hotel Bolivar

With an excellent location, 3 blocks from Plaza Dorrego and 7 blocks from downtown, Hotel Bolivar offers more than 30 rooms so that you stay without spending more.

Hotel Bolivar offers you the opportunity to meet and live Buenos Aires from within. Located in an old building of more than 100 years, with marble staircases, trim detail and wide spaces, Hotel Bolivar has over 60 years of experience.

Our bilingual staff is fully trained to advise on places to visit within the city including bars, restaurants, fairs, nightclubs, museums, football games and other attractions, but also know how to advise you about other interesting places in our country.

Hotel Bolivar, is located in the historic district of San Telmo, surrounded by bars, grills, fairs and colonial streets while exploring.

Our location is ideal for walking to the most visited places such as Plaza de Mayo, the Obelisk in the famous Avenida 9 July, the neighborhood of La Boca, Puerto Madero's ecological reserve, and the theaters of Avenida Corrientes.

For those more remote places like the zoo, botanical garden, Japanese garden, Plaza Serrano and others, we have the closeness of various means of transportation (subway and various bus lines).

Our rates include:

-Private rooms for 1, 2, 3 and 4 people with private or shared bathroom, Bed linen and towels free, Closet in every room, Ceiling fan in every room, Bathrooms spacious and recently remodeled, Hot water 24h.

-A shared kitchen with fridge, 2 patios, Terrace, Every floor has a hall.

-24h Service, Check-in 24h, Wi-Fi in several areas of the hotel, Computer with internet, Book exchange.

-Free luggage storage tank, Hike Tourist-Free, Free city maps, Transfer from Ezeiza ($ 130), Currency exchange (only dollars and euros).

In addition you get:

-Tickets for football matches and concerts.

-Tour packages and tickets to anthers parts of the country.

Important Information

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If you wish to pay the remaining amount via paypal please contact the hostel

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Guest Reviews

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

I have mixed thoughts about this place. As others have said it feels like an old grand dame that has seen better days. Crumbling with tiny ensuites and many rooms with no windows only light entering through top of door from courtyard. When I first saw the dark gloomy room I wanted to turn around and leave again but this place has a way of growing on you and ended staying longer than intended. The best thing about thing about it(other than the price) is its location. In the heart of San Telmo lots of restaurants, bars, cafes nearby. A few blocks to subway and the rest of the city is yours!

Overall
3
Location
5
Cleanliness
2
Value
4
Facilities
2
Service
2

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We had an amazing stay. The hotel is in an excellent location, though some streets are kind of deserted and weird at night. It has a lot of character. The staff is really friendly and helpful. One or maybe two staff members speak English, so communicating and getting info on how to get around with them is easy. The rooms are spacious and fairly clean, but hot (there are noisy ceiling fans). Overall, we really enjoyed the hotel, the city, and the friendly porteños.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Good place to sleep, if you plan to stay out and about must of the day, which is what I did.
Balcony rooms are good, if you don't mind traffic noise, single rooms with private bathroom are ok if you don't mind confined spaces.
For single travelers the place could use a tv. and cable.
Overall the place could use upgrades on every aspect, perhaps air conditioning for the summer and heaters for the winter.
Book it for one or two nights and if you like it, stay.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Its very old and worn, but I was happy with it and thought it was good value. I had a single room with ensuite and felt comfortable there. The guys on the front desk were pleasant and helpful. It was reasonably clean and I like the location in San Telmo.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

This Hotel is more of a Hostel for adults. It has private rooms with bath or without and is very secure. The staff were very helpful and the hotel is located very close to a lot of restaurants, street life, and night life. It is very basic, but the price is right.

Overall
3
Location
4
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Good value for money, very helpful staff, overall tops for budget accommodation

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Charming if basic hotel. Great location (San Telmo was our favourite part of Buenos Aires). Neat old building with heaps of character, friendly staff. Facilities pretty basic - esp kitchen. Nice clean bathrooms. Excellent value for travellers on a budget who can do without luxuries. Would definitely stay there again.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
3
Service
3

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The Hotel is cheap but not perfect . For an experienced traveler it ticks the right boxes.
Good location Cheap and clean enough.Staff very helpful.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
2
Service
3

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Good location in San Telmo. Clean bathrooms.

Overall
3
Location
3
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
3
Service
3

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*  The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 73% for this property is based on ratings provided by 51 guests.

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