The capital of Argentina has a very cosmopolitan feel and some
world class hotels to stay in.
The best time to visit Buenos Aires is during spring because of the
Buenos Aires is a very populated city which leads to some difficulties
regarding transport. Subway and buses are usually overcrowded during work hours.
It is not recommended to go downtown with a car, since parking lots
are expensive and you can't leave the car on the street.
Most important places to visit: Teatro Colon, Plaza de Mayo, La Boca,
Sent in by: Agustin Feldman of Buenos Aires Direct.
The eclectic neighbourhood of Palermo Viejo was the childhood
neighbourhood of Jorge Luis Borges and is now the bohemian quarter of the Argentine
1555 Malabia House Hotel:
Located in the Old Palermo neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, this historic building was
renovated and restored to become the first Design, Bed and Breakfast in Argentina.
Built in 1927 by Alejandro Bustillo, in a distinguished French style that became a symbol
of Buenos Aires architecture.
Alvear Palace Hotel:
Located in the heart of the Recoleta, its imposing architecture and decoration distinguish
the Alvear as one of a kind. The hotel has 80 Palace rooms and 120 suites and has
welcomed the Emperor and Empress of Japan, the King and Queen of Spain, Jacques Chirac,
Ted Turner, Sharon Stone, Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith and other personalities.
Four star hotel in Recoleta with pool, solarium, sauna and fully equipped gym on the roof.
Located on Av. 9 de Julio, the Bristol Hotel is just around the corner from Av. Corrientes
and other major attractions in Buenos Aires. All 130 rooms have air-conditioning and high
quality decoration and furniture.
In the heart of the gaslight district of the Old Town, this beautifully appointed
1930s-style hotel is a sumptuous tribute to the growth and prosperity of Argentina. Wood,
leather and marble dominate the lavish interior, beginning with a tastefully elegant
Located in the heart of Barrio Norte, the most distinguished
neighbourhood of Buenos Aires,
the Feir's Park offers 111 very large and exquisitely decorated Suites. There's also a
complete fitness centre, where one can work out on the latest machines, take a sauna bath,
relax in massage chairs and enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and solarium.
The Gran Hotel Argentino is a standard class, 3 star property originally
built in 1940 and renovated in 1994.
Hotel Dos Congresos:
Two storey hotel with 50 rooms, located a few minutes away from theatres, museums, cinemas
and attractive shopping.
Hotel Facon Grande:
Reasonably priced hotel with 97 rooms and close to Puerto Madero (a commercial
the old docks) and Gallerias Pacifico (shopping mall).
This attractive building has been a hotel since 1944, hosting tourists and immigrants from
around the world. It's located near the old Port, Puerto Madero, in the heart of the city.
The hotel is named after the original French owner and the rooms convey the charm of this
old French house.
With a panoramic view of Av. 9 de Julio, the widest in the world, the 60-room Imperial
Park Hotel is near to theatres, restaurants, the government and financial district; only a
short walk from Mayo Avenue, the Obelisk and Corrientes Avenue.
This 14-storey, 94-room, three-star hotel is located in Av Corrientes, just around the
corner from Florida Street.
- Park Hyatt Buenos Aires:
Turn-of-the-century French mansion evoking Argentina's noble past.
Hotel Buenos Aires:
Facing the Plaza San Martin, the Park Tower offers spectacular views of the city and Rio
de la Plata. The hotel is near Puerto Madero and Recoleta tourist areas and Calle Florida
- for the best in Buenos Aires shopping.
Located just off Av. 9 de Julio, the Regente Palace is a four star hotel with 150 rooms,
junior suites, two-roomed suites and duplex suites divided onto two spacious floors; with
a wide living room that evokes the feeling of being in one's own home.
Rochester Hotel Classic:
The English-style, Rochester Hotel is located in Downtown Buenos Aires, close to Florida
and Lavalle streets, famous for its elegant shopping centres and its night attractions.
The hotel has 150 air-conditioned rooms, including a wide variety of suites, junior suites
and deluxe rooms.
Located in one of the safest areas of Buenos Aires, one block from the famous Corrientes
and Callao Avenues, and three blocks away from the National Congress.
Located on Av. Callao, near the Congreso de la Nacio, the Savoy is a four star hotel with
180 recently remodelled guest rooms and suites. There's also an heated swimming-pool and
gym and eleven meeting rooms for corporate or social events.
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