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Hotel Dos Congresos

Av Rivadavia 1777, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Ranked #370 of 441 Hotels in Buenos Aires
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

For me it was just a place to sleep and go. It's a very good location a 5 min walking distance to the subway, good restaurants all around the hotel.The beds are very small, they don't give you enough towells or toiltet paper you have to call them for it. Staff is friendly they are willing to help as much... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Situated right on the Plazza Congresso, on the opposite corner to National congress Building where Eva Peron debated. Right in an historic part of the City and on the cornwer to the underground station (so easy to use as only 5 lines and 4 of them head in same direction) easy after using the vast London Underground and very cheap!!... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Hotel was chosen for a business trip and a need of the room for 3 for a reasonable price, besides we needed a specific location in the Buenos Aires. Although, the hotel was definitely lower than 3 stars. Room was not clean at all, all the furtinure is old-fashioned - the hotel has never been renewed. The room had specific... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

The hotel is very clean, in a good location (you can take public transport to go anywhere in town). Good breakfast and helpful staff. The beds are comfortable and although the hotel is located in a busy street, the rooms are not noisy.

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Valinhos, SP, Brasil
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I just could spend 1 hour inside the room, most of the time trying set up the wireless connection to find other hotel in BA! The room is old, dirty, poor furniture; wallpaper was falling off, and wood carpet with no maintenance. The mattress is terrible too. The plastic toilet seat was falling off. The staff was not friendly. The... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

On a five week trip to several cities in Argentina, we found that Dos Congresos was, without doubt, the worst three star hotel in which we stayed. Our first room was over the plaza, perhaps the busiest area of Buenos Aires. If you were to have this room, not only would you get no sleep until two in the morning... More 

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Davie, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

A labor action against Aerolineas Argentinas airlines created a last-minute need for me to book a hotel for two nights in Buenos on my way back to the U.S. from Argentina. I had to do this online from El Calafate in the far south of the country. When I arrived at 2:30am, I walked into The Dos Congressos' small, dingy... More 

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London, Canada
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29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

We stayed here for five nights. The first room we were given was awful (clean, but wallpaper was falling off, and carpet was stained). It was at the street level and was quite noisy, but the view of the Congreso was quite nice. We were later moved to an inside room with no view, but more quite. Unfortunately the A/C... More 

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Montreal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

Rooms: small, dirty, noisy. Poor TV signal, no internet at all (specifically asked when made the reservation), unhelpful personnel. Good location but for slightly less Ibis offers considerably more.

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Monterrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2008

I stayed for abouth a month in this hotel since i went to a school program and it was real nice and people treated us very nicely. they even looked after us since we where all students,rooms are ok nothing too fancy nor too old. breakfast was nice and coffee is ok the location was the best part since i... More 

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