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Address: Av. Roque Saenz Pena 846 Piso 3, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 11 5239-5160
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Great way to see the city and architecture!

We often take open top buses in new cities to be able to appreciate the architecture from a above street level, and to get a feel for the layout of the city and various suburbs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My two teens, husband and I took this bus tour (hop on hop off). We bought our tickets at a kiosk in Recoletta opposite the cemetery. There was some confusion because someone had told us that they bought their tickets on board but the bus conductor insisted that we buy the ticket from the kiosk which is colored yellow like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Perhaps one of the best ways to catch a glimpse of such an expansive city like Buenos Aires. The good thing about the hop-on hop-off tours is that it affords the opportunity to visit sites you would otherwise not consider or even think about. Provides an opportunity to get off an explore the areas of interest and then catch another... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We often take open top buses in new cities to be able to appreciate the architecture from a above street level, and to get a feel for the layout of the city and various suburbs. The buses were modern, clean and regular. However we were a little disappointed with the quality of the audio, we felt like there was too... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We have taken a hop on, hop off bus in Paris, Barcelona, Madrid and now Buenos Aires. The one in Buenos Aires was the only disappointment out of these four cities. We purchased the tickets, which seemed very overpriced for one day, and waited almost half an hour for our bus. As soon as the door opened, the attendant told... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Not cheap and issues on the day we did the tour. Completed the tour but felt we had missed a lot because the guide was reluctant to translate what she was saying into English so we felt slightly short changed. The headphone socket was not working where we were sat and there was no other seats available. I'm sure there... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A good way to explore Buenos Aires. However, the price / Quality Ratio does not match the expectations. The bus was very late and some of the bus stops are not where you would expect them to be compared to the map. The explanations and music played is extremely loud and cannot be changed. The tour guide was not really... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We decided to take the tour to get a broad overview of the city and its history. Firstly, the tour is a total rip off - even with decent content, the pricing does not align with general cost of living here. It obviously exists solely to suck in foreign dollars. The content itself is also not up to much. Between... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

The main reason I took this tour was the promise of a bottle of wine stated in numerous reviews. Imagine my horror when I discovered that this company wasn't the one they had been reviewing. No wine, big disappointment! The audio guide was poor, most of the headsets didn't work which was a big shame given how good the soundtrack... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Certainly not up to my expectations. The first bus we boarded we sat on top - first it was hard to find a seat where the headphones would work, and then only the Spanish channel worked. The second bus, both Spanish and English worked, but the English was hard to hear. For some reason, they kept playing "Eleanor Rigby" by... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We took the bus so we can have a tour around the city and know what places to go latter with more time, and what places were not worth of a new visit. When we got to Congreso, we waited for more than an hour for a new bus to hop in. If checked the webpage and it didn't say... More 

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Address: Av. Roque Saenz Pena 846 Piso 3, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 11 5239-5160
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Nicolas

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Staying in San Nicolas

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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theater lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.