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Serena Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Libertad 1617, Buenos Aires, Argentina (El Centro)
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Ranked #26 of 441 Hotels in Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Serena Hotel is situated in a great area of Buenos Aires, with a very elegant and European feel to it. Is very safe to walk day and night, close to the classic spots like Recoleta Cemetery, Alvear Avenue and all the amazing restaurants and cafés in this area. Our room was modern, spacious and with a quality finish. It was... More

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kuala lumpur
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79 reviews 79 reviews
77 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This small boutique hotel is located on a quieter street in Recoleta, a more upscale and safer part of BA. Didn’t feel unsafe during my stay in BA (although the locals here seemed a bit more concerned and did advise me to exercise a bit of caution and be wary of your surroundings). Notwithstanding that, BA is a beautiful and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Serena Hotel was a breath of fresh air. Wonderful, engaging staff, especially Matias at the bar. The atmosphere is very Zen and the calming affect simply embraces you. It feels like you’ve escaped to a remote resort outside of the city. Let me tell you, the bed is beyond comfortable. It is easily number one on my list of... More

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Portola Valley, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Our local BA friend didn't think Palermo to be safe enough at night, and recommended Recoleta. After careful research on Trip Advisor we gave him 3 names for site visits, after which he picked Serena hands down. We're so glad that he did. Quiet calm in the big city. Superb location on a quiet street, with ready access to a... More

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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our holiday. We paid for a superior room and it was worth it. On the 6th floor we even had a substantial balcony overlooking the street which was lovely. The room was great; its a boutique hotel and all is modern. Lovely bathroom and room fittings. Very clean, very neat.... More

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Vancouver
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Spent four nights in buenos aires,at the Serena. The room was well appointed, clean and spacious. We chose the executive suite. We had view on the courtyard, which was peaceful. The staff is most helpful. They will provide you with currency change at a reasonable rate. The swimming pool is more a relaxation pool than a swimming pool. It is... More

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Sydney
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A boutique hôtel in a convenient location. Very friendly and helpful staff especially Matias our barman. The courtyard is comfortable and a pleasant place for en evening cocktail. The Recoleta Cemetery and Pilar Church are within easy walking distance. Highly recommended.

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SHBA2010, Gerente at Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much to share your experience at Serena Hotel. As you mention our courtyard is a unique space, something quite difficult to find in hotels, where people can enjoy our cocktails, snacks, tapas or a glass of Malbec wine. The Bar offers a daily happy hour from 6pm to 8 pm, where you can relax after... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I have stayed here a number of times. It is a small boutique type hotel. Staff are friendly and professional. Speak only a little English, so be careful if you are not reasonably proficient in Spanish. However they try to make up for this by being very helpful. Breakfast is reasonable. Hotel is very quite and located close to some... More

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SHBA2010, Gerente at Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. As you mention we are located in one of the best areas of the city. Recoleta with any doubt has a lots to offer, great restaurants at walking distance and some of the most iconic toursitic attractions are located a few steps away from our property.... More

Stratford, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

LOOK NO FURTHER. This is the hotel to stay if you are not locked into Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott and other large chains. Location is PERFECT in a very safe and upscale area with easy access to various neighborhoods. There are restaurants and other large hotels (Four Seasons, Hyatt) around the corner if you are looking for a high-end hotel bar/restaurant... More

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Diego P, Director Comercial at Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for you wonderful review! The entire staff of Serena apreciate your comments about your experience and it is very rewarding for all of us now that you will choose us again. We hope to host you back soon! More

Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Unfortunately, we could ONLY give 5 stars. We would have given more if possible. We found this hotel on Trip Advisor. It was in a great location for sure, and quiet at night. The facility is beautiful and the breakfast is great. But as good as it appeared, the staff was even better. They gave all sorts of tips and... More

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Diego P, Director Comercial at Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. As you mention we are located in one of the best areas of the city. Recoleta with any doubt has a lots to offer, great restaurants at walking distance and some of the most iconic toursitic attractions are located a few steps away from our property.... More

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Address: Libertad 1617, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > El Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Serena Hotel 4*
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