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“Quirky Hotel where you feel like you are staying with new found friends”
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Livian Guesthouse
Ranked #9 of 256 Buenos Aires B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 10, 2013

This hotel/hosteria is in an old house in a residential side street in Palermo. From the outside you wouldn't know it was a hotel so If you are traveling to it by taxi make sure you have the road name and house number as without they will be unlikely to find it for you. Its walking distance to metro station to go into the city centre as well as to the bars and restaurants of Palermo.
Inside the decor is really quirky mix of old and new. Our room was on the ground floor, it was a bit small but was clean and comfortable. There is a garden at the back of the house with sunny or shady spots (depending on how hot it is) to sit after a hard days sight seeing. The staff are really friendly and go out of their way to help you get the most out of your stay in BA, there is also a good selection of guide books to BA and Argentina.
If you need laundry doing just ask the staff for directions, its about a 5 minute walk away, its cheap and even offers an express 3 hour service. There are shared fridges stocked with a variety of cold drinks and eating areas so if you need to economise and can bring in stuff to make your self a snack.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Livian, Livian Staff at Livian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Dear Sally,
Thanks a lot for your nice review, we are very glad with your comments.
We want all our guests to feel as home enjoying a good service, that is our goal, and we do our best to reach it.

See you next time :)

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Reviewed February 1, 2013

Livian Guesthouse has a great garden, lovely rooms, clean and comfortable. Our room had a shared bathroom which was nice and clean. Very nice people!
We stayed here with our 1,5 year old daugther and had a great time!
Relatively close to Palermo shops.

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Livian, Livian Staff at Livian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Hello family!
It is very nice to heard from you, and we loved your opinion about your experience here!!!
Thank you for choosing us to spent your holidays.
We would love to see you again in buenos aires :)

Cheers

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

We spent 3 nights there and since the very beginning we felt at home ; large garden , a small room but good bathroom accomodation, a nice breakfast and a very helpfull staff; all that in the Palermo neighboor , which lies relatively close to the center and offers a lot of possibilities for restaurants and shopping . I recommend the place and will certainly stay there again .

Room Tip: Some rooms do not have air conditionning and there is a great variety between them
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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Livian, Livian Staff at Livian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Dear Patrick,
Thank you very much for your opinion. We really appreciate your time!
This kind of review will help future guests to decide about the accommodation and the neighborhood.
It is a pleasure for us that guests feel happy and comfortable during their stay. That is our goal!

See you next time :)

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Reviewed January 22, 2013

If you want the feeling of having close relatives living in Buenos Aires. This is as close as you can get.

Super staff who balance your need for privacy with an open mind and interest in your wish for an exiting and a personal experience of Buenos Aires.

The quiet townhouse atmosphere and the private garden area gives you the relaxing charge that you need to experience the stunning diversity and "noisy" Buenos Aires.

A couple of the the real authentic Tango Milogas ( Salon Canning, La viruta, Villa Malcom, El Yeite Tango club) are within walking distance.

When I go back. Livian is my choice : )

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled solo
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Livian, Livian Staff at Livian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we are glad you enjoyed you stay in our house and in our exiting city. We put all our energy trying to build a young and fresh atmosphere where everybody can feel relax and feel at home. It's good to know that we offered you the perfect balance you needed to make your experience in Buenos Aires magical. We would be glad and proud to have you back in our house soon!

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Reviewed January 16, 2013

I strongly recommend Livian Guesthouse! Except for clean rooms, comfortable beds, nice breakfast and friendly, helpful staff - it was the details I fell for; the fresh flowers next to bed, the warm colors, the art, the decorations and the lit incense and candles in the stairs in the beginning of the evening. The cute garden with sofas, plants and flowers was a great place to relax after visiting the cafés, boutiques and galleries of Palermo.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Nauckhoff
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Livian, Livian Staff at Livian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

We loved your comment! Thank you for taking your time to write your opinion about our house. We put a lot of energy on those details because we think it's what makes the Livian experience unique. We would be glad to have you back soon!

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Helpful and friendly staff, beautiful garden to relax, comfortable rooms, lovely terrace, Palermo with cafes, restaurants in the neighborhood, a base for exploring Buenos Aires and a place for coming home after excursions. We would like to stay there again!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Livian, Livian Staff at Livian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Thank you for your comment! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We try with all our effort to make everything perfect for our guest. We are happy to know that you would choose Livian Guesthouse again if you come back to our city!

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Reviewed January 14, 2013

We spent three nights here and really enjoyed our stay. The staff were helpful, and the guesthouse was within walking distance of the subte, and near to good restaurants, cafes, and shops. Our room smelled a little musty, but the bed was super comfy, and the shower hot and powerful! Also, the garden was a lovely place to hang out in and have a glass of wine. I would stay there again, a way better option than the cookie-cutter hotel chains!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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Livian, Livian Staff at Livian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Thank you for sharing your opinion of Livian Guesthouse. We are glad that our location was so ideal for your plans. Palermo is a beautiful part of the city full of restaurants and bars. We appreciate your comment about the smell and we take our guest feedback very seriously. Livian Guest House is a building from the 30s, and as the old house that it is, requires constantly improvements and spares to make our place a good site for visitors. We apologize about that. We would be happy to have you back anytime!

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Address: Palestina 1184 | Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Palermo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 256 B&Bs / Inns in Buenos Aires
Price Range: $80 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Livian Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy a travel experience shared in a lounge, a dining room offering buffet breakfast and a tranquil garden. Take a breath.Feel relax in private suites, with facilities and services designed specially for you. Livian Guest House is your choice in Buenos Aires to feel “local” in and out of a 1920’s classic French house with artsy and mystic spirit. ... more   less 
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