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Azcuenaga- Cuartel VI, San Antonio de Areco 6720, Argentina
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La Sofia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from a wonderful stay in La Sofia Estancia. The owners (Silke and Marcos) are very welcoming, genuine and made everything to make our time unforgettable. The highlights: 1. The grounds and the horses are immaculate but in a natural way. Simply a well-groomed estate by people who love their horses. 2. The people: Warm, caring, pros. 3.... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We stayed at this Estancia at the end of a 5 week tour of Argentina, Chile and Patagonia, all of which was wonderful but exhausting, living out of suitcases, at times two days here, three days there, ending up with 5 days in Buenos Aires, fascinating but tiring. The time at La Sofia was the perfect end to this tour,... More

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Twickenham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Estancia La Sofia is quite a trek from Buenos Aires with the last ½ hour on a bumpy dirt track. We arrived tired and hungry, unsure which building it was and it took a while for someone to come and meet us. Dinner wasn't going to be until 9pm and so we asked for some tea, which was brought. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Last weekend I went with a Friend of mine for one day to la Sofia to do the Polo day. And I really have to say, it was one of the best experiences/days of my life!! We were really treated like queens And there was just everything that we wanted, everything was just perfect. We did an beautiful an hour... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I spent two weeks at La Sofia in October 2013 and couldn't have been happier. I had an amazing time at this beautiful and authentic place off the beaten track. Everything is truly boutique and the absolute antithesis to commercial mass tourism. I came to receive polo tuition from Marcos whose coaching is second to none and under his strict... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Our family of five adults recently stayed for three days at La Sofia at the beginning of a stay in Argentina. We all loved it - the rooms and many sitting areas were comfortable, the food - especially the steak and the asado - was plentiful and varied, and the dinner companions from other countries a pleasure to meet. Silke... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I stayed 3 nights at La Sofia and it was amazing. Waking up by the sound of the birds. The sun shinning trough the polo field. It's a charming Estancia, that kept it's authenticity. I really loved the place. The rooms are gorgeous, comfortable and the food is excellent. Thanks to Marcos and Silke for there generosity.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights mid Sept. Silke and Marcos were perfect hosts,and Marcos cooks the best steaks ,we have ever had. Riding was great,polo tuition also super.Would have liked another day. Very relaxing ,sitting in the garden,or around a big log fire. Would highly recommend.We had a beautiful bedroom,with fire which was lit all night.

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Barrio Norte, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Booked a day trip to La Sofia last weekend (August 10, 2013) and couldn't be happier with my experience there. It was truly unforgettable. My mother, brothers, and I spent the day riding horses, playing polo, drinking tea, and eating asado. It was so relaxing, and provided the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires. The property... More

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Stayed there in July, and the rooms were so cold at night that I had to sleep with 3 layers of clothing and could see my breath in the morning as I lay in bed! Management was rather cold and the staff seemed quite intimidated and unhappy. There was no warmth from owners or management that we saw at other... More

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SilkeOlscher, Owner at La Sofia, responded to this review

Dear guest, with interest and high preocupation we have been reading your critics. Please accept our honest apologies. We really would like to find out what happenend during your stay and take actions. Nevertheless, since we have not had any guests during the time period you mention for your stay (beginning of july) we cannot identify who you are. We... More

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Additional Information about La Sofia

Also Known As:
La Sofia Hotel San Antonio De Areco
La Sofia Hotel
Address: Azcuenaga- Cuartel VI, San Antonio de Areco 6720, Argentina
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Location: Argentina > Central Argentina > Province of Buenos Aires > San Antonio de Areco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in San Antonio de Areco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Sofia is a farm (=estancia) just one hour from Buenos Aires and 14km from a nice traditional place called San Antonio de Areco. You can just come along the day for riding and or Polo, eat an "asado" (=argentian barbecue) and pass a relaxing day in the Argentinian Pampa. There are horses of the own bread available for all levels of riding y for those who want to try out Polo you can do this. ... more   less 

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