89 Hostels in Buenos Aires, Argentine

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Buenos Aires, Argentine. You can choose from 89 Buenos Aires hostels. In total, there are 159 cheap places to stay in Buenos Aires such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $4 for a dorm.

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Buenos Aires Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Buenos Aires, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Buenos Aires


(Downtown Mate Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Buenos Aires


(Milhouse Avenue Hostel is the best rated)

Most Buenos Aires hostels are located in

San Telmo, Palermo, Recoleta

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Buenos Aires for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Buenos Aires for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Buenos Aires? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Buenos Aires alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Buenos Aires. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Buenos Aires (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Buenos Aires is also named and spelled Capital Federal - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Buenos Aires here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Tigre Tigre (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Ezeiza Ezeiza (30 Km / 18 mi.)
Colonia del Sacramento Colonia del Sacramento (52 Km / 32 mi.)
La Plata La Plata (52 Km / 32 mi.)
Cañuelas Cañuelas (60 Km / 37 mi.)
Carmelo Carmelo (69 Km / 43 mi.)
Exaltacion de la Cruz Exaltacion de la Cruz (90 Km / 56 mi.)

FAQ about Buenos Aires Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Buenos Aires. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Buenos Aires. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Buenos Aires Hostels

A hostel in Buenos Aires costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Buenos Aires with private rooms costs on average $31.

Hostelz.com shows all 89 Hostels in Buenos Aires. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Republica Palermo is the best hostel in Buenos Aires for families.

Selina Palermo is the best rated hostel in Buenos Aires for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 89 hostels in Buenos Aires, Argentine. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Buenos Aires such as

  • 38 hotels
  • 21 guesthouses
  • 10 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Buenos Aires.

Milhouse Avenue Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Buenos Aires.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Buenos Aires - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Buenos Aires

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Buenos Aires and Argentine.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Buenos Aires