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Hotel Cristoforo Colombo

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Fray Justo Santa Maria de Oro 2747, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina (Palermo)
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Ranked #330 of 440 hotels in Buenos Aires
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

old, tired, in need of a lot of attention. if you can stay here cheaply, for maybe two night max, then it could be acceptable. but if you can afford a little more, there are so many other better choices in Buenos Aires. Although this hotel is, technically, in Palermo .. it's not in the bit of Palermo you want... More

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Dear Guest: We appreciate your comments and regret if we did not reach your expectations. With your feedback we can give the excellence we seek every day. Best regards, Alejandra Sebastiá More

wollongong
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We chose this hotel for a one night stopover in BA because of its proximity to the domestic airport. The receptionist spoke excellent English and was very helpful. The room was spacious with a separate lounge and bedroom. The floors are hard faux parquetry. We had room 1001 and were awoken by somebody in the room above wearing heels, either... More

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HotelCC, Reservations Manager at Hotel Cristoforo Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thanks you so much for your feedback. You are invited to visit us again if you return to Buenos Aires. Sinceraly, Alejandra Sebastiá More

Uruguay
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It´s the best option when travelling with kids. I stayed 4 nights with my husband and 3 kids. The apartment had 2 separate rooms, 2 bathrooms and a dinning room with a terrace. Windows have blinds which is great for the children´s safety. Location is excelent. Palermo is one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods in Buenos Aires. It has a... More

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Estimada Marcela, Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, y nos pone muy contentos saber que ha tenido una estadía satisfactoria. Esperamos... More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

At first sight the room looked very old, but a closer look revealed some renovations. New bed and tv, fresh paint on the walls and some new decorations. Bathrooms were old and small, but worked fine. Place was clean, breakfast was good. Reception staff was very helpfull, and spoke good English. Location is great, nice neighbourhood and close to subway.... More

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HotelCC, Reservations Manager. at Hotel Cristoforo Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for detailing the renovation that the hotel is currently performing. We have ceased to be an apart hotel, kitchenette are for water heating, cooking is not allowed in them. We hope to receive them in your next visit to the city. Alejandra Sebastiá More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This Hotel has a good location at a reasonable price in the Palermo district. Within walking distance of restaurants and shopping and the subway. Taxi from airport is $50 US. Good air conditioning which was critical due to high outside temps. They advertise wi-fi and give you Logon on info but we could never get connected, they said due to... More

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Dear Guest: We appreciate your comments. We are pleased to have met your expectations With your feedback we can give the excellence we seek every day. Best regards, Alejandra Sebastiá More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Lucky we used the hotel only as as a stopover for 1 night. The good it is close to the Aeroparque airport. This is a typical hotel that needs a renovation, 70´s style with poor beds and a really terrible shower. It was hardly possible to take a decent shower without the water flooding all over the bathroom. If you... More

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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Stayed one night in January 2014, for tourism purposes. I just needed a place to crash in Buenos Aires, to allow some slack in my schedule between flights to Ezeiza airport and from the Aeroparque. Hence I didn't require much. The room didn't cost much, and had a great location, so I ended up here. The room was quite large... More

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HotelCC, Reservations Manager at Hotel Cristoforo Colombo, responded to this review

Thanks you for your feedback, it is very important for us. I will inform to our Maintenance Manager your inconvenience, to avoid new problem with hot water. Best regards, Alejandra Sebastiá More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Don't try to judge the pictures for any sort of quality. This is a very old hotel with very basic rooms. Our shower flooded the bathroom after every use. We wanted a cheap hotel and if you have a family or know that its going to be a basic stay, I would say its okay. The hotel has three working... More

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Dear Guest, ,We appreciate your comments and regret if we did not reach your expectations. With your feedback we can give the excellence we seek every day. We hope give us the opportunity to assist you during your next tripto Buenos Aires. Best regards, More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

There was a damp smell all aroubd the hotel, the wooden floors were loose, cupboards were dusty and smelly, kitchen was very filthy, there was way better accommodation for the exact same price.. Pictures are deceiving... On the good side, the location is great

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Thanks you so much for your review, we talked to our housekeeper for further cleaning and maintenance of the rooms. We regret that your stay was not pleasant and we hope we can give a new opportunity. Best regards, Alejandra Sebastiá More

Hamburg, Germany
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the hotel. It's location is great to stroll through Palermo, or run in the nearby parks. They gave us a twin bed room which came in a little apartment style, living room. The hotel is quite big and full during breakfast. It is good and I would recommend it, nothing special but also nothing to... More

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Dear Guest, Thanks you so much for your review, we will be waiting for you on your next trip. More

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Additional Information about Hotel Cristoforo Colombo

Also Known As:
Torre Cristoforo Colombo Hotel
Address: Fray Justo Santa Maria de Oro 2747, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Palermo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #330 of 440 hotels in Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Cristoforo Colombo 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cristoforo Colombo Hotel is located in a privileged place right in the heart of the Palermo park: in the same block as “La Rural” Convention Center, walking distance from the US Embassy, Buenos Aires’ Golf Club, Polo courts, Hippodrome, Planetarium Galileo Galilei, Zoo, Japanese Garden and Sivori Museum, just minutes from the Metropolitan Airport. It combines an excellent location to enjoy the greener area of the capital of South America with the comfort and privacy of an apartment, along with the friendly and warm of our staff. We offer 160 rooms totaly equiped with air conditioned, safe deposit boxes and Wi-Fi.The hotel has an outdoor pool, sauna, jacuzzi, massages, playground for children and a gym located at the 17th floor with panoramic views of the city. Exclusive floors for smokers are available.Guests can enjoy Argentinean and Mediterranean cuisine at the “Puerto de Palos" Restaurant. At “Timón” Bar a whole variety of drinks and snacks. Room Service is also available until 11:00pm.For successful meetings, we also offer comfortable meeting rooms. ... more   less 
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