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Address: Alvear y El Mar | Paseo Jesus de Galndiez S/N, Mar del Plata, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 223 451-9467
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Desde 1904 somos la postal indiscutida de Mar del Plata, son 109 anos de...

Desde 1904 somos la postal indiscutida de Mar del Plata, son 109 anos de compromiso con la ciudad y con vos. Hoy queremos que vuelvas a disfrutar del mejor paisaje oceanico urbano, que nos redescubras, que conozcas nuestros servicios, los nuevos espacios y te sorprendas con nuestra exquisita gastronomia.Torreon del MonjeUNA RAZON MAS PARA VOLVERNOS A ELEGIRAlvear y el mar - Mar del Plata - Buenos Aires - Argentina

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A classic view of Mar de Plata

This is a highly recommended place to visit. It has an amazing view of the shore and the city. The cafe inside the building is excellent. We had a great coffee with croissants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is a highly recommended place to visit. It has an amazing view of the shore and the city. The cafe inside the building is excellent. We had a great coffee with croissants. Nice service, free WiFi (no passcode, yes, that's good !). Don't miss it.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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373 reviews
262 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

the historic entrance into the beach that offers a great view of the area. There is a restaurant inside the site which is a great place to have a meal for a great price to enjoy a great view

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

be really careful if you decide to visit here based off the location in trip advisor. The pictures show this location as being on the beach, however the map shows this location as inland. The map location is actually in the ghetto. Mar del Plata is mostly safe, but you don't want to walk through the slums. Trip advisor is... More 

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Pleasantville, New York
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76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Take a Leisurely walk along the shore and head to this grand monument. It is a perfect place to stop for a coffee and snack with a gorgeous view of the ocean. Go from here to the Guemes St for a memorable stroll down its delightful row of shops

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Cape St Francis, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We spent a most delightful evening at the Torreon. The staff were most helpful and helped with our choices of various courses. The ambiance of the different rooms made this a very special place to visit with friends. The food was well prepared; the portions were of a good size and the service was excellent. Well worth a visit.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Fantastic location with a great history. The legend of torreon del monje is brilliant, must go and visit it

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Hong Kong, China
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215 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Torreon is an evergreen attraction. We found the atmosphere to be wonderful. The food and Malbec wine also complemented the whole experience marvellously. The level of service was also impressive ! The wonderful waiter even took the time to explain the history of the 'monje' and attendant monks ! There are also interesting walks and vantage points surrounding the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

If you have time, it's a great place to have lunch or brunch or breakfast. Very god dishes and a beautiful view of mar del plata.

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Aspen, Colorado
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103 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We went for lunch and coffee here. Bad food all around. Also, the coffee is very bad here and not worth purchasing, despite the great view of the city and the ocean from here. Find another placer to eat and have your coffee. up and down the beach road are many places with better offerings and views that are just... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice views from the sea/ beach. Arrived there around 18:30, but they were closing. The staff weren't too good. A place like that should be more flexible with the times... It was end of november, already warm, no excuses for the early closing.

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