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“Good small hotel in excellent location”
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Hotel del Virrey
Ranked #19 of 86 Hotels in Salta
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 1, 2013

An excellent choice in the centre of Salta. Location is excellent a short walk to he city centre but also an easy 15 minute walk to the station and to the Pena restaurants and craft market. Rooms are a good size with cable TV and minibar. Wifi is provided although can be a little unreliable. We were very happy with this hotel and would definitely recommend it if you are visiting Salta

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Silvina C, Gerente at Hotel del Virrey, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2013

Dear Bob, thank you for your review! We are happy our Service met your expectations, and we hope you continue to capture the beauty and magic of all the places you visit. :)

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Silvina Cornejo
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

A smiling, helpful concierge and breezy, natural light filled hallways greet you every day at Hotel del Virrey. Quaint pool in the back, cozy, clean rooms and a central location. Our only problems were a few wifi hiccups - but it is offered, so will not necessarily be an issue in the future.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Silvina C, Gerente at Hotel del Virrey, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2013

Dear guest, thank you for your review! :) We are glad you have our staff in such a high concept, and that you found them diligent and polite. We are to serve, and we work only with people that knows how to treat our Guests properly. We are also happy that you could appreciate and enjoy the clean and luminous architecture of our Hotel: The building has been adapted to bring our Guests the highest comfort and service; that includes our familiar open pool.

We are sorry that the WiFi service faded sporadically while you were making use of it. The WiFi connection is provided by three different routers so you have the whole area covered and you can stay communicated with the maximum comfort, and it usually works flawlessly. We´ll keep your comments in mind in order to check it periodically.

We thank you for your kind comments and we hope you continue to travel and to explore new destinations.

Best regards,
Silvina Cornejo
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

Truly wonderful quiet hotel with exceptionally helpful, friendly hotel staff. We really appreciated at how everyone went of their way to be helpful and to make us feel welcome. Staff provided information (in excellent English) about the area as soon as we arrived and all of the restaurants they recommended turned out to be exceptional. Rooms are simple, elegant and well-kept. There are several gorgeous antique pieces throughout the hotel as well as in each room that provide a wonderful period look to the place. The pool was clean & refreshing but it does not appear to have a filtration system – I’m not sure how they maintain it but I did notice it got a bit murky after one heavy rainstorm. It was fine the next day. The pool is small but you’ll find it great for cooling down after a day of hiking or shopping. Breakfast included great coffee, fresh croissants, toast & jam, yoghurt, cheese, ham and fresh squeezed juice. We stayed here for a full week - I recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a relaxing and inviting atmosphere in Salta.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Nancy_Ottawa
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Silvina C, Gerente at Hotel del Virrey, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2013

Dear Nancy, thank you for your review! :) We are very happy our Staff could be of help for you. Service is our distinctive trait, and we give our very best to make our Guests feel at home (That includes taking proper care of the building, its original furniture and also the decoration that allow us to live a glimpse of a Golden Era)

About the pool, we clean it physically every morning and we treat it chemically every night, so our Guests can enjoy it anytime. Of course, after a thunderstorm is understandable it could get a little dirty, but, as you properly noted, even in those unpredictable situations we quickly recover it so it´s available for continued use.

Thank you again for your kind words, and we hope you continue to travel and live this wonderful world!

Best regards,
Silvina Cornejo
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

This hotel is simply incredible ! Very well located, full of antique furnitures, clean, beautiful, with a pool and a bilingual staff that will do it utmost to make your stay a memorable one. Whatever you need, they will help you get it ! Lots of lovely boutiques in the area, 5 minutes walk from all penas on Paseo Balcarce without the noise of the street, 5 minutes walk the other way to the main Plaze (9 de Julio) and they can organize all tours you would like to take. Honestly, one of the most lovely and friendly hotel I have stayed at in South America ... and at a very reasonnable price !!!

Room Tip: I had the room by the pool and was a bit scared that it would get noisy, but as there are only 8 roo...
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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled solo
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ChipiCR, Gerente at Hotel del Virrey, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2013

Dear Guest: Thank you for your comments through Tripadvisor. For us it helps your feedback as we clearly shows that with dedication, love and care we can achieve our objective "EXCELLENCE IN HOSPITALITY". Your words fill us with pride and gratitude
Desiring to have his gracious presence elsewhere, the greeting warmly.

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Reviewed January 20, 2013

David was wonderful and made us feel very comfortable. the location was great, Very close to the town square. Lovely decor. The breakfast could have been a little better but overall we were very happy

Room Tip: room 4 was roomy
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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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ChipiCR, Gerente at Hotel del Virrey, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2013

Dear Guest: Thank you for your comments through Tripadvisor. That their stay the wonderful have considered the best of our achievements.
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

A lovely old house where we stayed in 3 different rooms over a week so got a good view of the place. The rooms are dark but this is a good escape from the heat. Air conditioning works well. Breakfast was very good. The pleasant little courtyard is good for a relaxing read and a cooling dip in the pool. Best of all though was the good service from the helpful staff and the location between the centre of town and Balacarce Street.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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ChipiCR, Gerente at Hotel del Virrey, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2013

Dear Guest: Thank you for your comments through Tripadvisor. His words help us continue to improve every day
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

I stayed here in order to take the ‘Tren a las Nubes’ and to visit winery in Cafayate, because this hotel very close to the station.
In addition, this hotel was few blocks from the city center and there are many restaurants and Penas around the hotel . So, this hotel was very convenient to do everything.
The hotel building is a renovated old Spanish mansion , the corridor had been decorated beautifully by antique ones. The staffs were kind and helpful and provided me many information which I wanted.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled solo
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ChipiCR, Gerente at Hotel del Virrey, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2013

Dear Guest: Thank you for your comments through Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as a guest. We hope to see you again and offer the best service.
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Address: Calle 20 de Febrero 420, Salta A4400EMJ, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Northern Argentina > Province of Salta > Salta
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 86 Hotels in Salta
Price Range: $81 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel del Virrey 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel del Virrey is a charming hotel, located in the historical heart of the city of Salta. It is an old colonial mansion of the early twentieth century; it was entirely renovated keeping its colonial lines with all the necessary comfort to meet the highest expectations of demanding guests.With a prime location just four blocks from the main square "9 de Julio" from the most important museums and from the commercial banking center of the historic city of Salta.Salta is a province rich in history and relief diversity, climate, flora and fauna. His landscapes change abruptly at such a few miles. From the Valles Calchaquíes, La Puna, Valle de Lerma, Salares, among others.In Hotel del Virrey you will be able to enjoy all these circuits with excellent and personalized service. Our staff is at your constant disposal to make you feel at home. ... more   less 
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