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1555 Malabia House

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • you can walk home from daytime shopping and nighttime carousing
  • a complimentary afternoon "picada" (Argentine snack tray) daily

    Cons

  • it can be noisy
  • at the end of the day, it's still a house that was built more than a century ago

Fodorite Reviews

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1555 Malabia House Review

Behind the unassuming white facade of this 100-year-old Palermo Soho town house and former convent is what the proprietors have dubbed Argentina's "first designer B&B." Common areas have bold, colorful paintings and fanciful sculptures. Rooms, only some of which have en suite baths, are all about pale-wood floors and furnishings and simple white bedding and curtains. Both sides of the narrow hallways are lined with rooms, eliminating any sense of privacy, but the bustling Palermo location is hard to beat. The young staff can steer you toward the neighborhood's newest restaurants and nightspots.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Malabia 1555, Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires 1414 | Map It
  • Phone: 11/4832–3345; 11/4833–2410
  • Website:
  • Metro D to Scalabrini Ortíz.
  • Location: Palermo

    Hotel Details

  • 11 rooms, 4 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 11-18-2011

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    Great Experience

    My wife and I stayed at 1555 Malabia House for a whole week...we would have never left! Great service, beautifully remodelled house, anciant convent, and the staff...we cannot say enough about them!! We enjoyed our stay so much! It is an oasis in crazy Buenos Aires, you shouldn´t miss it!!

    Martin

    by Mr_Martin, 2/13/08
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    Heaven in BA!

    I went to BA for the third time and I a friend recommended me this amazing spot in the city: 1555 MALABIA HOUSE. Staff made me feel as if I were home and guided me through the city like experts!! Highly recommended!! Dean

    by sophie31, 8/30/07

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