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Melia Recoleta Plaza
Ranked #35 of 445 Hotels in Buenos Aires
Rio De Janeiro
Level 6 Contributor
148 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

This hotel is located in the very best street in Buenos Aires. It is also a storic place because Evita and Peron lived in that building. Is a walking distance from Patio Bullrich (a very good mall), good restaurants and near most principal city attractions.
Service is really good, the ammenities are of good quality but breakfast is just so-so.

Room Tip: Do not expect too mucho from breakfast.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Departamento C, Quality Department at Melia Recoleta Plaza, responded to this review, February 28, 2013
Dear Mrs. Elizabeth N,

Thank you very much for your review! We are pleased to hear that you had a comfortable stay at our Hotel.
We appreciate your post in Tripadvisor.com, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

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239 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Didn't have a clue what area to stay in B.A we finally came up with Recoleta and were more than pleased with area and hotel.
Hotel really nice with large clean rooms, good breakfast and helpful staff and the area is upmarket with plenty of nice restaurants.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Departamento C, Quality Department at Melia Recoleta Plaza, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear LoobyBucks,

Thank you very much for taking the time to comment our Hotel. We are pleased to be your hosts and to hear you had a great stay at Melia Recoleta Plaza.

We look forward to receiving you in your next stay at Buenos Aires.

Sincerely,

Quality Department.
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Peru
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

I stay at this hotel every time I am in Buenos Aires which is every 2 months for the pat 5 years. The hotel has maintain its quality, service, staff ever since. The rooms are nice with great beds and good size bathrooms. The hotel is small enough as to be considered boutique. The personnel knows me by name, it is always very attentive and helpful. The free breakfast is great specially the bread selection. Room service is also excellent, and fast.
The location can't be beat. In the middle of the nicest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, walking distance to great restaurants, shopping malls, museums and sites.
I highly recommend this hotel.

Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Ashburn, Virginia
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100 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2013

We have stayed in this nice small hotel for 2 nights prior to the start of the cruise. Arrived at the hotel 3 hours prior to the start of check in, and were told that only one room will be ready for us in the next 30 min. Check in clerk offered us free drinks while we were waiting, and within 30 minutes our first room was ready. We proceeded to go to the scheduled city tour, and upon return our second room was made available to us.
Hotel is situated in the quiet, very green residential street, one block down from Alvear Palace. We had two standard rooms in two different buildings. Each room had sleeping area, as well as sitting area with a little sofa and the chair. Beds were very clean and bathrooms were clean and of good size. Staff spoke good English and were very helpful. There was no concierge, but from the front desk staff we got great recommendations for restaurants, helpful advise about sight seeing and detailed explanations how to get to certain attractions from hotel. Breakfast was sufficient and wifi worked without any issues. We could walk to Recoleta (which offers free English speaking tours on Tues/Thur at 11 am) and to number of restaurants, shops and other attractions. Overall, I think if you are looking for smaller, more personal property, Melia Recoleta is definitely a great choice.

Room Tip: If you like more quiet sleep, ask for the room in the back tower. If you want the view of the stree...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Agradecemos mucho sus comentarios y lo esperamos nuevamente cuando desee

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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2013

We chose to stay at the Melia Recoleta Plaza Boutique Hotel while in Buenos Aires. The Recoleta area is very safe and has upscale shopping, close to great restaurants, and near a park. Our room was not huge but had updated design, newer bathroom and a king bed with a comfortable bed. Some rooms have outdoor hot tubs available. Breakfast buffet was included and we were happy with the choices. The pricing was right and the location was perfect for shopping. The concierge was so helpful in arranging the smaller tango show we requested at the El Querandi and scheduling the city tour. We were picked up at the hotel to make it even more convenient. Don't miss the leather shops at Cardon, Rossi Caruso, Peter Kent and Casa Lopez which are all in walking distance. The best in the area! We would stay here again.

Room Tip: Renovated king room with a hot tub. That should do it!
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Agradecemos mucho sus comentarios y lo esperamos nuevamente cuando desee

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2013

This hotel feels like a boutique hotel, because it is has a small and intimate feel to it. We had a large room with an outside jacuzzi and patio which was great to relax in after a long day's sightseeing. It is very close to the Recoletta cemetery, which was brilliant as we went there twice. There are some good restaurants within walking distance too.
The main drawback is that there is no concierge service and there were often queues at reception. And the room was often not cleaned when we returned to the hotel at 4.30ish. The wi-fi in our room was very good.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Agradecemos mucho sus comentarios y lo esperamos nuevamente cuando desee

saludo atte

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San Diego, CA
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

This small hotel was recommended by someone knowledgable about the area. We were not disappointed. From the time we arrived, we were helped right away with bags. Had to wait since we arrived at 9:30 a.m. Lobby was very warm & humid. No air conditioning. They had our room ready by 11:30, which was a nice surprise. We booked the jr. Suite which had a very comfortable bed & pillows, & a living room w/ a couch, 2 chairs & very large flat screen tv. Great AC in room. Slept really well. Breakfast served in basement was quite good. We are touring Argentina & return for one last nt. before flying back to US. We were booked into the Park Hyatt, but Melia concierge graciously kept 2 bags of ours (too much weight for internal flights). The staff was so kind & helpful, we decided to spend out last night with them instead. Also, there is a great restaurant a few doors down called Fervor. Reservation is necessary. Great seafood grill for 2 that is a must.

Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Agradecemos mucho sus comentarios y lo esperamos nuevamente cuando desee

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Property: Melia Recoleta Plaza
Address: Posadas 1557, Buenos Aires C1112ADA, Argentina
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Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Recoleta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#14 Spa Hotel in Buenos Aires
#24 Luxury Hotel in Buenos Aires
#38 Business Hotel in Buenos Aires
#64 Family Hotel in Buenos Aires
#90 Romantic Hotel in Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Melia Recoleta Plaza 4.5*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Recoleta invite you to enjoy our luxury boutique hotel , accompanied by the best gastronomic experience and feel the place where he lived Evita Peron. ... more   less 
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