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Ayacucho Palace Hotel
Ranked #285 of 444 Hotels in Buenos Aires
Reviewed September 26, 2008

I stayed 7 nights in Ayacucho Palace Hotel. I found the best cost/benefit by far. The hotel has 2 stars, but I think it could be classified as 3, the breakfast is good, the staff great, and the location is excellent.
The room was small and a little bit old, but was clean. The cost was about $55/night, in august 2008.

  • Stayed: August 2008, traveled solo
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Reviewed April 1, 2008

The best thing about this hotel is its location in the Recoleta Area. It is within a few blocks of the Recoleta Cemetary where Eva Peron's tomb is located. Everything worth seeing and visiting in this area is easy to get to by walking. Our room was small and very basic, but clean. This is an old hotel with dated interiors. However, there is a restaurant connected to the hotel and a nice breakfast is provided. The staff spoke English and was helpful when asked questions. The $80 USA a night price was quite good for the location.

  • Stayed: March 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 24, 2008

great location, but nothing special. Old and small rooms.

Stayed: January 2008
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Reviewed February 13, 2008

The Ayacucho Palace Hotel....

I have no idea where exactly the word "palace" fits in.

Contrary to what the elaborate name might imply, the APH is a small, nondescript hotel in BAs prestigious neighborhood of Recoleta. With 5 floors and approximately 70 rooms, it's quaint, tidy, and a great place to kick back after a hard day's worth of sightseeing. Sure, there's no gleaming white-tiled bathroom nor are the beds super-comfy. Most rooms can seem downright tiny as well. However, for those hardcore independent travelers who couldn't care less about whether if their hotel has a spa or a golf course, it's a good choice. The sheets are clean, the bathrooms are very neat and sanitary, and most importantly, the air-conditioners actually WORK.

Recently, the lobby and restaurant area has been renovated, giving it a much cleaner look... but don't expect increased variety in the included breakfast. The standard cafe con leche with some bread, cheese, and ham is all one should expect. A friendly waiter actually walks around serving the coffee, as opposed to having to get it yourself.

Above all, it's location in Recoleta, is both a curse and a blessing. It's in one of the more posh areas of BA, so it's much safer than it would be in say... La Boca or lower San Telmo. One can come back at around 3am (though I can't fathom why you would) and the only irritation they would encounter would be the occasional canine fecal matter mishap. Of course, being in Recoleta means it's also quite far from the central area of BA around the Casa Rosada, and you may have to find other means of transport other than good 'ole walking. (Taxis in BA are crazy cheap, so no problem there)

So, now for the price... well, for a triple room it's 300 Argentine pesos, or roughly a 100USD. it descends by 50 per person.
Hence, a single should be 200 pesos, a quadruple, 350 pesos. Not too cheap... but you're probably paying for location more than anything.

Though it may not be a real 'palace' the Ayacucho Palace Hotel is a good option as a base to explore northwestern BA, especially in the high season when rooms may be scarce. A good backup option.

Note: Have fun working the elevators :P

  • Stayed: February 2008, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 17, 2006

I stayed there for 3 nights. Don't be deceived by the lobby. The room is a little dated. Staff is friendly, English-speaking and is willing to help. Location and neighbourhood is good. It feels safe to walk around the blocks. Short walk to Recoleta cemetery and other sights. But taxis are so convenient in Buenos Aires. Personally distance is almost a non-issue.

I wasn't particularly happy when they just left my keys literally "on" the front desk while the staff were having breakfast one morning.

If you want to stay in Recoleta for a just a few days, it is not a bad option. Personally I might want to try somewhere else next time.

  • Stayed: September 2006, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 15, 2006

We stayed at the Ayacucho Palace for 3 nights in March and had no problems. The staff spoke english and were very friendly and helpful. We got caught up in the airline strike and the hotel held our room for us without a credit card number on the basis of an email. Not many hotels in North America would do that! We paid 165 peso's for a room with a double bed with AC,tv and a buffet breakfast. The hotel is older and in need of a good paint job but the location is tough to beat for the price - the hotel is a few blocks away from Santa Fe (great shopping!) and a couple of blocks from the Recoleta Cemetary. The room was clean, although the bed and pillows were a bit hard. We got use to the pastel coloured wall paper after awhile and were glad to have air conditioning! The bathroom was spotless. We would stay here again!

Stayed: March 2006
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Reviewed August 17, 2005

My wife and I stayed here three nights on a recent trip to Buenos Aires. Our overall impression was that it was a good value for the money. Hotel staff is quite friendly and attentive. Furniture and other hard goods in hotel are showing some signs of wear and tear but the lobby is bright and cheery. Linens and such seem to be updated within a reasonable time period. Two small elevators effectively service the hotel (remember to close both doors!). If street noise is usually an issue for you, you’ll need to request an off-street room (though the center air shaft also carries noise from other rooms quite easily). Rooms are a bit small but reasonable for the price (you do not spend much time in the room when in BsAs anyway!). We paid about $45 per night for a double. Bathroom was in good shape with nice tile and a new hairdryer. Breakfast met our expectations with good coffee, pastries, dulce de leche, jams, juice, yogurt, cereal, ham and cheese. The location could not be beat… its on a side street in the heart of the attractive Recoletta district. So long as you use common sense and keep your wits about you, this seems to be a safe part of the city. An internet cafe is on the other side of the street and there are great shops/galleries to explore just around the corner. Also don't forget to check out the colorful Italian deli/market just a few doors down from the hotel. The guys are so friendly in there. Overall, I would recommend this hotel to a friend especially if he/she is looking to live with the basics and save their Pesos for other things during their stay!

  • Stayed: August 2005
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Address: Calle Ayacucho 1408, Buenos Aires C1111AAN, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Recoleta
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #285 of 444 Hotels in Buenos Aires
Price Range: $67 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ayacucho Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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