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Alvear Palace Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is lovely in appearance! It is worth staying here for sure as it is the signature hotel of B.A. We have heard about this hotel for years but have not stayed until this trip. Our friends with us had a two bedroom suite and we had a regular room. To put this in context, on this same trip,... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At first a little intimidating as the surroundings are very opulent. As a family touring through South America we did not have the clothing that befits a hotel of this style. The dress code is smart casual. Nevertheless do not be put off as most diners at breakfast were wearing casual travel clothing. The service was impeccable and the dining... More 

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LAftarczuk, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Alvear Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are very grateful for your opinion and our staff is looking forward to welcome you once more as our guest many other times in the future. Warm regards, Luciano Aftarczuk Guest Relations Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely wonderful hotel. The old worlde charm and ambience of the bar area, the fantastic service, stunning breakfasts in a natural light setting, the array of food, great rooms etc One of the best all round hotels I have ever stayed.

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LAftarczuk, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Alvear Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are very grateful for your opinion and our staff is looking forward to welcome you once more as our guest many other times in the future. Warm regards, Luciano Aftarczuk Guest Relations Manager More 

Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for luxury and incredible architecture, this is the place to stay. Walking into this hotel is like stepping back in time. The hotel is furnished with beautiful artwork and antiques, luxurious fabrics, the mattress is one of the best I've slept on in a hotel and they even put fresh roses in our suite which was really... More 

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LAftarczuk, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Alvear Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are very grateful for your opinion and our staff is looking forward to welcome you once more as our guest many other times in the future. Warm regards, Luciano Aftarczuk Guest Relations Manager More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel right in the middle of the city and walking distance to most places. Lovely Hermes products in the rooms and corridors that you could get lost in. Grand old lady of a hotel, beautiful rooms, great service and fantastic food. Enjoy

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LAftarczuk, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Alvear Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are very grateful for your opinion and our staff is looking forward to welcome you once more as our guest many other times in the future. Warm regards, Luciano Aftarczuk Guest Relations Manager More 

Liberty, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luxury with old world charm. A hotel without equal; service and amenities abound. Great placement, within reasonable proximity to many of the city's sights. Welcoming to Americans and ready to please staff available at a moments notice.

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LAftarczuk, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Alvear Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are very grateful for your opinion and our staff is looking forward to welcome you once more as our guest many other times in the future. Warm regards, Luciano Aftarczuk Guest Relations Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

best rooms, unmatched service! anything you need is provided.... however, nothing more is needed. the best experience I have had anywhere in the world. treat yourself to what 5 stars really means! I have had nothing like it in any 5 star in the united states.

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LAftarczuk, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Alvear Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ricardo, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are very grateful for your warm opinion and our staff is looking forward to welcome you once more as our guest many other times in the future. Warm regards, Luciano Aftarczuk Guest Relations Manager More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Wow, excellent service, awesome breakfast and luxurious rooms. The rooms are spacious, the bathroom in our room was a little stinky from time to time from old pipes...no biggie. It is an old hotel. We added the breakfast option when we booked and was worth every penny!

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LAftarczuk, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Alvear Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are very grateful for your opinion concerning our service, staff, rooms and breakfast. Our staff and I are looking forward to welcome you once more as our guest many other times in the future. Warm regards, Luciano Aftarczuk Guest Relations... More 

Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Alvear Palace is what The Ritz is to London or the Waldorf Astoria to New York. Not only represents an important portion of Argentina´s history but also has a spectacular location. Elegance and style with the best service in Buenos Aires. There might be more contemporary alternatives, but if you want the unique and local flavor, this the iconic property... More 

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LAftarczuk, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Alvear Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are very grateful for your opinion and our staff is looking forward to welcome you once more as our guest many other times in the future. Warm regards, Luciano Aftarczuk Guest Relations Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I stayed here with a business delegation for 1 night in June. On the psoitive side, this hotel is excellently located in the middle of the old city centre, lots of shops, restaurants and bars are close-by. The service was excellent, pressing of a suit in 30 minutes was no problem, also room service was quick. The concierge is very... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Alvear Palace Hotel. We are convinced that our guests´ satisfaction is our most important value; we continuously strive to make their stay at The Alvear Palace Hotel an unforgettable Experience. We are taking note of your observations about Check In and Out policies. Our... More 

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Staying in Recoleta

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Recoleta
Characterized by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighborhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centered on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Alvear Palace Hotel is situated in the most elegant neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, La Recoleta. It is an area of extensive parks, wide avenues, and luxurious architecture in a classical style, where the best restaurants, cafes, antique shops and boutiques of Buenos Aires, are to be found. Some of the main museums and cultural centres are close by, and the financial area is only five minutes away.A symbol of elegance is bornOriginally built as a luxury hotel to accommodate the increasing amount of European visitors arriving in Buenos Aires at the time, the Alvear Palace was transformed in 1932 into a model of the highest expression of refinement. The majestic rooms and suites, as well as the lobby and public areas, are reminiscent of the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles, which are evident in the furniture, the crystal chandeliers, walls decorated with gold leaf and works of art of famous artists.The eleven-floor luxurious building with five basement levels stands as an undisputed symbol of the city, on the corner of Alvear Avenue and Ayacucho Street.The second foundationContinuous work and dedication, guided by the maximum standards of international excellence, led to the designation of the Alvear Palace Hotel as a member of the Leading Hotels of the World in 1993, an organization that recognizes the best hotels in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alvear Palace Hotel

Address: 1891 Alvear Avenue, Buenos Aires 1129AAA, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Recoleta
Price Range: $423 - $679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Alvear Palace Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 191
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Also Known As:
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#1 Spa Hotel in Buenos Aires
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