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Buenos Aires - any nice boutique hotels in Recoleta area please?

Buenos Aires - any nice boutique hotels in Recoleta area please?

Old Dec 10th, 2010, 01:09 PM
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Buenos Aires - any nice boutique hotels in Recoleta area please?

hi Looking for a nice little hotel for about 6 nights in April for myself, husband and 6 year old?? cheers
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Old Dec 10th, 2010, 03:28 PM
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There is a Howard Johnsons Boutique Hotel .. nothing like what you would see in the States.. there is a nice little aparthotel called the ArtSuites. They have a little kitchenette and terrace and living room and separate bedroom .. nice big closet with a safe ..
Art Suites
http://www.artsuites.com.ar/

There is the Art Hotel but the rooms are very small. But it is nice.

Palermo is where the most boutique hotels are found.
Home Hotel, Buenos Aires
http://www.homebuenosaires.com/
Mine Hotel
http://www.minehotel.com/homeeng.htm
Bobo Hotel
http://www.bobohotel.com/
Vain Hotel
http://www.vainuniverse.com/hotel.html
Babel Hotel
http://www.hotelbabel.com.ar/
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Old Dec 10th, 2010, 08:57 PM
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In Dec 2008, I stayed at the Melia Recoleta Plaza Hotel, right in the heart of Recoleta. It was a very nice and quiet hotel.

I've been to cities all around the world and Buenos Aires is defintely the noisiest city that I've ever been to. Before checking into the Melia Recoleta Plaza, I had an apartment over in Palermo Hollywood, which I loved, but there was a train track a block away and the train ran all day and night. It wasn't until I got to the Melia Recoleta Plaza that I actually slept. Happy Travels!
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Old Dec 11th, 2010, 08:51 AM
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We had an exceptional experience at the Melia Recoleta Plaza. After fleeing from a disastrous stay at the Marriott Plaza in downtown Buenos Aires, the Melia Recolata Plaza staff went out of their way to do everything imaginable to make our 5 day stay extra special. The room was large and very quiet,away from street noise, delicious buffet breakfast.The,location is wonderful, near excellent dining choices.
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I agree, the Melia is lovely and in a very good neighborhood.
http://www.melia-hotels.com/en/hotel...otel-5951.html
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Babel Hotel is in San Telmo. We stayed there a couple years ago and unless they managed to change the space, I wouldn't recommend it. The rooms are grouped around a patio and most nights we were there, people sat outside talking loudly very late at night. So unless u plan to party til the wee hours of the night, I'd suggest elsewhere.
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Old Dec 11th, 2010, 04:26 PM
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Excellent thankyou all. Melia Recoleta Plaza it is! cheers
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www.expedia.com great values Melia is excellent

if budget is good...

For more budget great value Park Elegance Boutique Hotel

great sales from $59/nt currently full breakfast/tango show

pretty awesome value...
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Old Dec 12th, 2010, 05:38 PM
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I stayed at the Art Hotel last December, I followed one of Scarlett's lists! It was a lovely hotel and the staff at reception were exception. The rooms are small but have very high ceilings and they are nicely designed.
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Old Dec 12th, 2010, 05:39 PM
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Whoops that should read the staff were "exceptional".
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Old Dec 13th, 2010, 07:38 AM
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Hi there,

I am a big fan of thae Melia Recoleta, and often recommend it.

However, with a 6 year old, I would choose the Art Suites or another 'suites' hotel so as to have the kitchen facilities (yet, still be in a hotel with all the supports offered)

Have a great stay.

~MarnieWDC
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how are the bathrooms at the Art Hotel? that always makes or breaks a hotel room for me. there's nothing like a gross shower to ruin a vacay.
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The bathrooms are fine, also nicely designed and compact. It's an immaculate hotel from top to bottom.
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Hup234: If you are talking a very late night flight out of Buenos Aires, as many flight leave very late if one is flying back to the States, then try to get an extension of your room on your day of departure. It will cost you about half of the regular rate.

While at the Melia Recoleta, I asked for an extension and was told that they would know later in the day as they checked various reservations. They were very helpful and I ended up with an extension and kept my room until I left for the airport. My flight didn't leave until almost midnight. I didn't want to check out of my room early in the day and then have no place all day. It was nice to have the room until I left. If I were you, when contacting the hotel to make your reservation, I'd ask if an extension were possible. Happy Travels!
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Correction: "taking", not "talking" and "flights", not "flights". I hit the submit button before rereading my post. Happy travels!
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I forgot to add that I got my great rate on www.expedia.com. Happy Travels!
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lovely. thankyou.
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