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Guatemala City, Guatemala
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very well located in downtown. Staff was attentive (in the front desk they changed two $500 pesos bills that no other place accepted to $100 pesos) That said, the hotel needs a refurbishment, for example the carpets on the halls are in bad shape, the bathroom door was hard to close, the view from the windows of... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I stayed at the Castelar for a week and was satisfied with this classic, grand hotel from Argentina's golden age. It is well maintained and top quality in what I consider to be the crucial issues - a great bed and a great shower. Front desk is efficient and nice and their buffet breakfast beats most of what I've seen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Older property, well maintained, excellent location close to Subway and Surface Transportation. The room and general state of hotel & Spa is excellent. Clean linen daily. Restaurant food is adequate but monotonousness after a few days. Do Not use in-hotel laundry service unless you have $$$$ to burn. Front Desk Personal friendly and helpful. Maid Service Excellent . The single... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

No doubt that this hotel was once glorious. The foyer is still grand. The location is still central and a good base for exploring. The rooms have long seen better days, but were clean. Rooms are warm and not all have air conditioning. We had a back room, no view but no noise. No safe in the room but one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

I was lucky to book a bigger double room. It was a big, street facing room witha wonderful view. My friend complained a bit about the carpet since she is allergic. I like old buildings, so I loved the place. But it is indeed outdated. Not a real 4 stars hotel. It has flaws and qualities, but I would stay... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

This was my second stay at this hotel. Previously I enjoyed my stay at Castela and was happy to return. However the previous shabby chic was replaced by shabby and filthy. In addition, the air conditioning didn't work and it was 35°C. We were upgraded to another room which was better but not good enough. Rather than argue and affect... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

The lobby of Hotel Castelar breathes history and is very impressive, but unfortunately that is only a facade. Our room was way too small for three beds (it was just a two person bedroom with an extra bed crammed in), the paint was crumbling off the walls, the curtains were too small for the windows and everything in the room... More 

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Den Haag
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

The hotel looks beautiful and the food is okay, but there are two important negative aspects. During our stay (3 nights in the hotel) we have experienced two stolen bags from the hotel. One of the bags was stolen form a person of our travel group, stolen from the dining area. She was not allowed to watch the security camera... More 

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Dollar, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

There is a guided tour on Wednesdays to visit one of the rooms that was used by Federico Garcia Lorca while visiting Buenos Aires. It is very interesting but...it was cancelled without any explanation. It is a shame that there is no respect for the tourist visiting the place.

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LONDON-UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

it is a very good hotel well situated in the centre of Buenos Aires and in walking distance from most of the local attractions. Nice rooms.Very friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast needs some improvement.

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Staying in Montserrat

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Montserrat
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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The emblematic 4-star Castelar Hotel & Spa in Buenos Aires is located in the heart of the city centre, between the famous Avenida de Mayo and the Avenida 9 de Julio Avenues, at only few steps from the Obelisk and the Plaza de Mayo Square. The Castelar Hotel & Spa is more than a clasic hotel. Featuring modern amenities, the Castelar Hotel & Spa is a perfect accommodation choice both for business and leisure travelers in Buenos Aires. Among its outstanding facilities, guests will find a restaurant, elegant meeting and banqueting lounges, Wi-Fi Internet access in the public areas & rooms, and a luxurious Spa with sauna, Finnish baths, Turkish bath and a large range of beauty treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castelar Hotel & Spa

Address: Avenida de Mayo 1152, Buenos Aires C1085ABO, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Montserrat , El Centro
Price Range: $37 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castelar Hotel & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 151
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