Milhouse Hostel - Exterior

LOCATION

Located on Hipolito Yrigoyen our Milhouse Hostel Hipo is strategically located to explore the city centre of Buenos Aires.

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We are walking distance from all major landmarks including the Obelisco, Museo del Bicentenario, Plaza de Mayo or Congreso de la Nacion.

ACCESS :

  • Travelling from Estación Constitución -
  • Catch Bus lines 100/59/45 to Bernardo de Irigoyen 100 or Subway/underground line C to Estación Av. de Mayo
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  • Travelling from Estación Retiro -
  • Catch Bus lines 7/56 to Av.de Mayo 900 or Bus 100 to Lima 100 or Estacion Av.de Mayo.
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  • Travelling from Ezeiza International airport -
  • Catch Bus line 8 to Hipólito Yrigoyen 800.
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  • Travelling from Jorge Newbery International airport -
  • Catch Bus line 45 to Chacabuco 100 or Manuel Tienda León (transfer) or use Greeters BA to Milhouse Hostel.
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  • Travelling from Buquebus -
  • Catch Bus line 45 to Av. de Mayo 900.
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  • The hostel is 35 Kms away from the International Airport and by taxi it takes around 40 minutes. For a safe and convenient transfer we recommend you use Greeters BA. This reliable taxi company can be pre-booked online at: http://www.greetersba.com/booking.php The driver will be waiting for you at the arrival hall with a sign bearing your name and the Milhouse Hostel logo. The price is around USD40, and you pay them directly.
Milhouse Hostel - Surroundings

MUSEO DEL BICENTENARIO

Probably one of the first places to visit when you arrive in Buenos Aires, the Museo del Bicentenario retraces the history of Argentina through short videos and exhibitions in Spanish.

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Situated behind Casa Rosa, the Museo del Bicentenario is only 10 minutes walk from our hotel.This modern Museum is located in the basement of the Old Custom House and offers an impressive decor. A big plus, entrance is free and there is a good restaurant/ coffee shop on site.

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AVENIDA 9 DE JULIO AND THE OBELISCO

It features no less than 10 lanes of traffic, a large central reservation, and is lined with cafés, restaurants and numerous shops. It also houses historic buildings and landmarks such as Teatro Colon, the major Opera House in South America, the statue of Don Quixote.

Right in the middle of Plaza de la Republica, just 10 minutes walk from our hostel, the Obelisco of Buenos Aires built to commemorate the foundation of the city is a national monument which stands nearly 70-metre high and is a popular meeting point in the heart of historic Buenos Aires.

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AVENIDA DE MAYO

Avenida de Mayo runs from east to west and connects 2 major government buildings, the National Congress at one end, and Casa Rosada at the other. This grand and bustling thoroughfare, on our hostel doorstep, is shaded on either side by large sycamores.

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Stroll along the wide pavements and admire the beautiful architecture of the buildings, palaces, grand historic hotels, then stop for coffee and churros at the famous Tortoni Café.

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PLAZA DE MAYO AND CASA ROSADA

The eastern part of Avenida de Mayo leads to Plaza de Mayo, the oldest square in Buenos Aires. The most important building on this square is Casa Rosada, also known as Casa de Gobierno, the place where the President works.

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This elegant Italian-style building, with its impressive Pink facade, witnessed numerous historic events. It was from its famous balcony that Eva and Juan Peron rallied their followers. This square, a must to visit during your stay in Buenos Aires, is located just 5 minutes walk from the Milhouse hostels.

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CATEDRAL METROPOLITANA

The Cathedral of Buenos Aires was built in the 18th century and is situated on the corner of Calle San Martin and Calle Rivadavia, which marks the start of Plaza de Mayo. This vast Catholic Church is well worth a visit.

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It features an austere neoclassical facade and presents a rich interior with ornate chapels, walls and ceilings adorned with beautiful frescoes. It is the burial place of General de San-Martin, considered as the father of the nation.

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CABILDO

The original Town Hall of Buenos Aires, built at the time of the Spanish occupation when the city was just a small village, still stands proud with its white colonial facade at one end of Plaza de Mayo.

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Of major importance during the Revolution in 1810, this historic building with its pretty bell tower now houses a small and captivating museum that retraces the period of the May Revolution.

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CONGRESO DE LA NACION

Located at the far Western end of Avenida de Mayo, opposite to Plaza de Mayo, Argentina’s National Congress is a huge Greco-Roman style construction built in the early 20th century. This impressive building, with its great dome illuminated at night, bears similarities to the Capitol in Washington.

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The Palacio del Congreso Nacional Argentino is ideally situated only 10 minutes walk away from the Milhouse hostels.

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MANZANA DE LAS LUCES

The Manzana de las Luces, also known as the Illuminated Block, is the intellectual heart of Buenos Aires. It dates back to the early 18th century, when the Society of Jesus settled in the little village of Buenos Aires to evangelise the population.

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They built the Saint-Ignatius Church and a Higher Education College, to which was soon added a School of Medicine and later on the University of Buenos Aires.

Situated in our neighbourhood, Montserrat, just steps from Plaza de Mayo and both our hostels, this historic part of the city offers very interesting guided tours where you can visit the tunnels built by the Jesuits to connect their churches to other important landmarks in Buenos Aires.