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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Presidente for 1 night after Aerolineas cancelled our flight. The exterior looks good enough, but everything inside is old and in need of a full refurbishment. I was surprised to read a 2009 review that described the exact same dinner menu that we had 7 years later : salty empanadas, cold ravioli and ice cream. Yum...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at 03:30 in the morning after Iberia put me up here after cancelling my flight. Reception desk staff was rude. Shouting that I was ungrateful and disrespectful after I enquired whether there was water in my room and told - no. I politely asked if I could have a bottle of water instead of "dinner" at 03:30. I was...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Very tired, dark and drab hotel. Rooms very dreary and breakfast served in the basement with no natural light. Rooms also very noisy as you can hear neighbouring rooms use the shower or flush the toilet. No English news channels on the TVs.

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Cusco, Peru
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Juan monjelos and Cesar at reception desk are NOT an asset to the hotel. They are both rude and helpless. Simple requests: Like helping to get the suitcases to guests' rooms are too difficult to arrange. I made sure the bags were at the hotel 01 hour before the 07 elderly guests of my group, and all I got was...

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed September 25, 2016

I was put here by Aerolineas Argentinas after a flight cancellation. The location is great to move around Buenos Aires by feet but the hotel is absolutely decandent and has not been refreshed in decades. The rooms are old and very noisy. The breakfast buffet is much limited and is mostly made of cakes and sugar rich stuff. The staff...

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Erlangen, Germany
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I stay about 2-year in this hotel since 13 years, when I am visiting my relatives in Argentina. They have the same employees, thats mean that their owners are good employers. They remember me each time also comment how my children are growing up. They are like a big family. The location is perfect and I love the very complete...

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Walgett, Australia
Reviewed April 27, 2016

i was put up here overnight by the airline after delays. I ended up booking an extra night here when my travel plans changed. old school hotel - front desk very formal, staff stuck to their roles. breakfast was amazing. wifi was free, but slow in the rooms.

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Toronto
Reviewed March 2, 2016

You can tell from the decor and style of the hotel that it was probably a good, upscale hotel in it's day. Judging by the dark wood interiors, carpet and brass accents I would guess that was in the late 60's or early 70's. Walking in feels like you've stepped back through time. The rooms are tired, the carpet smells...

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Lincolnwood, Illinois, United States
Reviewed November 30, 2015

Because of flight delays, we missed our connection to El Calafate and Aerolineas Argentinas provided accomodations at the Hotel Presidente. It was probably a grand hotel in it's day, but those days have gone. The window in our room leaked (it was raining), water pressure was weak and room was generally old (the TV was an old CRT model). We...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Well to start of the rooms are very simple, but quite charming in a way. The problems I had with this hotel is that the breakfast is literally just a big buffet of sweets, pastries and coffee. In every other hotel I stayed in, there was much more selection, such as meat, sausages, eggs and what have you. Another problem...

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Staying in Retiro

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Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Hotel Presidente

Address: Calle Cerrito 850, Buenos Aires C1010AAR, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Retiro , El Centro
Price Range: $85 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Presidente 3*
Number of rooms: 181
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Presidente Hotel Buenos Aires
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Just don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Jan_O_Essex, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Even without any view the high-floor rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Vadomac, May 12, 2015 | Read review
“very old hotel and am sure, not many choices left!”
 of 5 bubbles Qwelt, Apr 13, 2015 | Read review
“High floor”
 of 5 bubbles fernando_j_v, Jul 20, 2014 | Read review
“1310 was fine”
 of 5 bubbles gunnerHiltonHead_SC, Mar 20, 2014 | Read review
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