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Embajador Hotel

Carlos Pellegrini 1185 | Retiro, Buenos Aires C1009ABW, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Hotel is very very old, the rooms are clean but they need serious wall painting, the breakfast is very limited. The location is not that bad. In general this is low budget hotel so you are getting what you paid for. If I come to Buenos Aires again I will choose different hotel.

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525Hotel, Gerente at Embajador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest First of all thank you for your opinion. Is very important to us. We've taken notes to improve our services. Kind regards More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Newer mattress firm but comfortable. Cleaned daily but towels are replace every other day. The bidet occupies precious space in a cramped wc. Minimum furnishing, Luggage must be placed on the floor (no space for luggage rack). No Kleenex must use toilet paper. Used toilet paper to be disposed in the only trash can provided. Continental breakfast is good. Hotel... More 

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525Hotel, Gerente at Embajador Hotel, responded to this review

We will carefully consider all your comments. We appreciate your feedback. Kind regards Hotel Manager More 

Perpignan, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My wife and I had booked the Impala but were transferred here on arrival - they are both in the 525 Hotels group. Initially we were not happy as the location looked as if it would be noisier. In fact the location, on one of Buenos Aires busiest roads, was fine, as you must expect noise everywhere in BA. The... More 

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525Hotel, Gerente at Embajador Hotel, responded to this review
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Estimado Frank Muchas gracias por hacernos llegar su opinion y agradecemos muchos sus conceptos. la Gerencia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I stayed here with my fiance for 3 nights when we first arrived in Argentina. It is in a good spot (3 blocks from the Brazilian consulate, for those wanting to get a visa) and close to a lot of restaurants and shopping. It was clean and tidy, hot shower, comfy king sized bed, decent breakfast and all the staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I stayed in this hotel for just one night and it was great for just that. The room features are not the most recent but for the price I paid it was well worth it. The location is excellent, within walking distance of el monumental and buenos aires's main downtown core. Nice cafes and restaurants around the corner. Staff were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I stayed here for a week in late January during a Buenos Aires heatwave. The room I was given was quite small with very basic amenities but for the price I was satisfied as other hotels in the area were much more expensive. The staff was great and allowed me to check out extra late as my flight was quite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

The hotel is dated and needs refurbishment but the room was large and comfortable. The staff at reception looked after every enquiry with great hospitality and effort. I asked for a change of room as I was first allocated a twin room and asked to move to a room with a double bed. The request was met with instant assistance... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The staff is very kind and helpful and the breakfast is tasty. It is now a little obsolete, but well preserved and clean. Room and bathroom size are OK. Very nice view at almost all rooms. The best thing is the position and the rates. Great cost-benefit hotel in Buenos Aires!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2011

The room is a bit small but with bathtub. The location is great with 1 minute walk to Carrefour Small supermarket, very convenience. the hotel staff can speak excellent Engllish, very polite and helpful. I had a bad experience in Buenos Aires about thief along the street then i suddenly came back to hotel, just like i came back home... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2010

The hotel is well located, the breakfast is fine and the price is quite cheap. However, the room was cozy, smell to smoke like if someone was smoking. I was in a 8th floor over the Carlos Pellegrini avenue, the room has double window, but it still was really noisy. I wold recommend this hotel if you don't have trouble... More 

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