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Dora Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Maipu 963, Buenos Aires 1006, Argentina (El Centro)
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Ranked #292 of 440 hotels in Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013
Jess H Newcastle, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

If you're looking for a standard luxury hotel where you could be anywhere in the world, don't stay here. Step inside Dora's doors, and you feel like you stepped back 50 years. Everything from the excellent service, to the lifts, to the glass courtyards, to the music, and the decor and artwork combines to make you wonder how she survived... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

The hotel Gran Dora is old-world and charming. The older men staffing the front desk are MOST helpful and speak good English. Our room has a good king sized bed, and is most comfortable. Bathroom an bedroom are spotlessly clean. The wifii is fast and free, continental breakfast more than adequate, service old fashioned and impeccable. The hotel has a... More

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UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Great location. near Florida and San Martin Square. After that its all downhill. The rooms do not look anything like the pictures, it is old and run down and needs a lot of refurbishment. Spend a bit more money and go for one of the many excellent hotels in the area.

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

The rooms are small, the rooms desperately in need of an upgrade, the air conditioner was broken and it was way too noisy to open the window for air....breakfast ok but not value for money

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

The mattress was terrible, the rolling shutter was broken so I didn't get any natural light and air. The staff wasn't very welcoming. Breakfast is alright but nothing special. Swimming pool was closed when I went. Book here only if everywhere else is already booked.

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Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Dorá is typical of a whole series of old-building, old-time hotels in downtown Buenos Aires. It is however rather reasonably proced (unlike many others in its vicinity), rooms are comfortable and cozy, and in general I felt it is well-cleaned and mantained. Reasonable selection of cable channels (I missed CNN in Engloish though), and the slow internet seems to be... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

The hotel is located 200 mts. from the main tourist street of Buenos Aires - Calle Florida-. It is surrounded by hotels on all sides, and even so, it does not lose his poise. Its owners, art lovers and culture (a real hobby for them) became the hotel entrance (30x15 mts.) in a real showroom. There are several pictures of... More

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Copenhagen
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

Because of New Year, and the kickoff of Dakar Rally, most hotels in BA are full (or charge steep prices), so I ended up at Dora for three nights around NYE. I paid US$99-110 for a double room. It is located very close to Plaza San Martin, and Florida (the pedestrian street). As other contributors have indicated, the front desk... More

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Cape Town
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2010

Not a glitzy chain hotel that could be anywhere, but a grand old dame with all the advantages and a few of the drawbacks this brings. Courteous and unhurried service from polite older staff, not automaton youngsters, a perfect position near the metro, and a feeling of calm and reassurance as you walk through the doors. Ignore the outrageous review... More

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Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2007

This is a nice hotel with godd location in Buenos Aires. The rooms are small but confortable enough. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. The hotel is very clean and everything worked as it should.

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Also Known As:
Dora Hotel Buenos Aires
Address: Maipu 963, Buenos Aires 1006, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > El Centro
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #292 of 440 hotels in Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dora Hotel 3*
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