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Hotel Alcazar

Avenida de Mayo 935, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Ranked #350 of 442 Hotels in Buenos Aires
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

hotel was recommended in lonely planet. rooms are ok but staff was horrible: unfriendly, really bad behaviour. i asked if they could help us with booking a table in a restaurant for a nice dinner. they just would not do so. after two days we had approximately four differen guys at the reception. every one of them was extremely rude,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

The hotel had a good review and when we booked we were told we would pay 10% less if we paid cash. The night for a basic double room cost 288 pesos. The rooms are pretty basic as is the bathroom. There was no window in the room, but there is an option of a more expensive room. There is... More 

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Westcliffe, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

This is a great bargain. Well located a block from Tortinos (oldest cafe in BA) in the Microcentral. Clean and well maintained rooms (I saw about 5 of them). Friendly and good service though English is minimal. A Starbucks is across the street and there are many traditional restaurants within a few blocks. Good lounge with wifi. The only bad... More 

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

We had a very bad experience with Hotel Alcazar due to its horrendous staff with lousy attitude, unpolite nature and very simple nasty rooms. There are better hotels nearby at this pricerange so go with something else...the staff were unfriendly, angry at the guests and openly shouting at them/us(for trying to open a broken door!!?!) They treated us like garbage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010

Ok so its not the ritz!! thank god.. its situated on the other side of avenue julio 9th young couple from london stayed for 4 nights then went to iguazu and uruguay but each time came back to alcazar. on avenida de mayo just up from cafe tortoni, lovely clean rooms with tv, air con, nice bathroom and helpful staff(although... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2008

Brussels, 12 october 2008 I am trying to find in this excellent web side some hotel offers to stay in Buenos Aires as this is my second time there. First time i was in Buenos Aires i made a reservation via another web site for Hotel Alcazar in Mayo Avenue because the prices were quite low. I was traveling as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2008

i liked this hotel, it was clean, conveniently located, and descently priced. this is not a luxury hotel, but is not a lousy hotel either. i would stay in this hotel again and recommend to friends/family that travel to ba anytime. just an fyi, there is this 1 person who works at the front desk at times, who is very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2008

Ideally located just south of the Avenida 9 de Julio thus right downtown, it's a great old building with a lot of charm. Price is unbeatable. Comfortable beds, clean room, great awe-inspiring balconies. Bathroom was odd, no shower stall, bad drainage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2008

I love this hotel; it's so beautiful. They were remodeling it when I went, but it was a great experience. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who loves a low budget wonder. We stayed on the 3rd floor and it had a great view of the street below. It’s walking distance to any little shop including Calle Florida, shopping... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2006

2 stars hotel under renovation Great Value for the price ($30 by night for 3) Ask for renovated rooms - smaller than old one but not on the street to be able to sleep. Best deal in the neighbourhood

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As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires, Montserrat is defined by the historical events that took place there and the landmarks that have stood the test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of this connection to history: countless public demonstrations have passed through this square, going back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighborhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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