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3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Arenales 1462, Buenos Aires 1061AAO, Argentina (Recoleta)
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Bel Air Hotel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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268 reviews 268 reviews
161 hotel reviews
603 helpful votes 603 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found a young guy at the front desk not helpful and friendly (with longer hair). When I asked him how long I had to take on foot to a certain place, he answered: it depends on the person. Mmm....well.....then I asked the approximate time just for reference. He said it really depends on the person as someone may walk... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nothing special. Staff quite friendly. When I asked for an early check-in they took their time to find a room and then charge $50. Room was fine: bed comfortable. Decor bland. No iron or ironing board. Shower a bit leaky. Restaurant closes ridiculously early. Breakfast ok, but nothing to write home about.

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Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Buenos Aires is one of my favourite cities, in spite of the terrible economy in Argentina and the social unrest asado is still asado at its best in that country. I landed in Bs Aires last Thursday in the morning for a quick two day meeting. Not much traffic from EZE to the hotel location in Recoleta because of a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice small hotel in a very centric location at La Recoleta neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nice rooms, clean, and good service. Good restaurants around. Very close to Santa Fé avenue, where you can walk to a lot of local stores and restaurants

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Santiago, Chile
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The hotel is nice in an excellent location. Our room was large and ell equipped but it was at the back of the building and very close to the electricity generator which was working 3 out of the 4 days we were there. They charge extra for the wi-fi and it's patchy and slow. Staff at the cafeteria is not... More 

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Lo Barnechea, Region Metropolitana, Chile
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A classic hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina, many of which were built for FIFA's World Cup 1978. This one used to be an hospital before the hotel was born. Clean but unfortunately with a strong sewage smell coming from the bathroom, not only in my room but also at my peer's room. My main complaint was night temperature of my... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I loved this hotel. It is very clean, centrally located and inexpensive. The breakfast was included and surprisingly good. The next time I come to Argentina I will use this as home base and go all over the country. My only complaint is the charge for WiFi.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Very good location not very far from Recoleta. The hotel style is simple but modern. Room was clean. There are also restaurants and shopping nearby, as well as a very nice park. Good breakfast in European style.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Over the course of three weeks, I stayed here several times. Rooms are clean, modern and well-appointed. Staff is helpful...a bit "distant", perhaps, but that's to be expected in a large city. Recoleta location is convenient. My only complaint is the charge (modest) for Wi-Fi.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We actually stayed at the Bel Air three times over the course of a two week visit to Argentina. When we made side trips from Buenos Aires up to Puerto Iguazu or over to Uruguay, this is the place to which we came back. The Bel Air thus became our home base for the entire trip, and we came to... More 

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Address: Arenales 1462, Buenos Aires 1061AAO, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Recoleta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bel Air Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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