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Castelar Hotel & Spa

Avenida de Mayo 1152, Buenos Aires 1085, Argentina
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Castelar Hotel & Spa
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Ranked #235 of 437 Hotels in Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great location and a great price. the room was very clean and quiet. but the best of all was the great quality of service from all the hotel staff, they were very helpful and made us feel really comfotable along our stay there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was concerned about staying at the hotel based on some previous reviews here but 5 nights cost the same as one night in a European 3 star hotel and I felt it was worth the risk. The hotel had big bedrooms. My request to be moved to a room which didn't have a wall in common with the lift... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Making a tour in Argentina we stayed 3 nights in hotel Castelar. The location is excellent to visit the centre. The reception and breakfast room are very nice and decorated. Breakfast is excellent. However the rooms are very noisy, very old furniture, very old and dirty carpets. Staff is very helpful at the reception. Impossible to open the windows due... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We arrived at 11 pm and were buzzed in to the side door, not the revolving door, but they were very welcoming. Our room was quiet but basic, with a good sized bathroom. Everything worked fine. The best part was walking out the door, and finding a nice bistro a block away for dinner and drinks along with the locals.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The grandeur and potential of the Castelar were quite appealing but beyond that, it's pretty shabby (dirty carpeting, torn upholstery, etc.) The internet was so bad we had to move twice to get to find a room with a good connection but then we had to suffer a lot of street noise. On the positive side, it's a great location;... More 

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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

A good choice in BA at a very reasonable price. Very close to the most important BA Subte lines for tourists and to several nice restaurants. Rooms are somewhat small but interesting and secure. The breakfast is an excellent buffet with an assortment of fresh and wholesome food. The staff is very helpful. The hotel has a bank-like secure walk-in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We stayed here for 2 weeks with a group of friends and enjoyed the experience. The location is very central with a Subte stop right outside and bus stops to La Boca, Recoleta and incredibly, even the number 8 to the airport, within 1 or 2 streets of the main entrance. Our room was up on the 10th floor facing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We asked for a room change after the first night of NO SLEEP owing to schools students banging on doors, running up and down the corridors, shouting and playing loud music right next to our room. We got a room change all right - to another room which had even rowdier students and though we rang reception 3-4 times through... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I liked this hotel (past tense). I had stayed there several years ago as well and had a positive memory of my time there despite the small, tight quarters of my room. This hotel is historic. Good location... And the spa/sauna is a real plus.. But this time around I was surprised to find they tried to charge me nearly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The Castelar is an old classic kind of hotel. Though our room was small and a little noisy, the overall atmosphere of the hotel overcame these inconveniences. It is centrally located to almost all of the city. The sauna is great. The breakfasts were also very good.

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