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Where to Stay in Buenos Aires: Best Hotels & Areas from $71

Discover Argentina’s rich history, culture and modern glamour while exploring Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital with 19th-century manors, Latin American art and music and a variety of fine-dining restaurants. Let this city capture your heart and soul as you wander from street-side steakhouses to live jazz bars and tango salons.

With more than 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve untapped the very best neighbourhoods (barrios) in Buenos Aires for your next holiday. We haven’t stopped there, using the experiences from actual hotel guests to highlight the city’s most popular hotels with their own enticing restaurants and opulent suites fit for royalty.

Why You Should Stay near Recoleta

Recoleta
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The downtown neighbourhood of Recoleta is located next to Buenos Aires’ main train hub and features a variety of architectural and historical sites. The affluent neighbourhood is filled with Beaux-Arts buildings and is a foodie haven with upscale cocktail bars and restaurants sitting alongside street-food stalls. The leafy streets reveal boutiques and designer stores, while museums and Recoleta Cemetery lend the area fascinating culture.

Must-Do Holiday Experiences around Recoleta 

  • Browse the boutiques along Avenida Santa Fe.
  • Explore the 19th-century Recoleta Cemetery filled with mausoleums housing the remains of numerous notable figures.
  • Admire one of Latin America’s largest collections of paintings and sculptures at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

Top Hotels near Recoleta

Alvear Palace Hotel Leading Hotels of the World

Alvear Palace Hotel Leading Hotels of the World
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Located around the corner from Recoleta Cemetery, the 5-star Alvear Palace Hotel Leading Hotels of the World sets a high standard for luxury. Dating back to 1932, the elegant hotel has a reputation for its French-style decor, traditional Argentinean restaurants and upscale leisure facilities. The latter includes a vitality pool, sauna, steam bath and the pampering Alvear Spa.

Choose from 20 different rooms and suites with antique furnishings, chandeliered bedrooms, Jacuzzis and exclusive Hermés toiletries. The Deluxe Lounge Suite is akin to your own Parisian apartment with a separate living room, while the Roof Garden Suite has butler service and a rooftop terrace overlooking Recoleta’s parks.   

Nearby Attractions 

  • Centro Cultural Recoleta (350 metres)
  • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (650 metres)
  • Galeria Del Infinito (300 metres) 

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 379 – USD 4,000
Guest Rating: 9.9
Address: Avenida Alvear 1891, Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hub Porteno

Hub Porteno
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The suite-only accommodation at Hub Porteno includes 11 stylish holiday abodes with designer furnishings, high ceilings and marble bathrooms. The unique Bacan Suite has wall-to-wall windows overlooking gardens, a “super” king-size bed, Jacuzzi and separate living room. Upgrade to the Grand Suite for a large living room and private terrace.

Designed to connect you with the local culture, Hub Porteno often hosts social occasions in its garden terrace with lounge seating. It also has various well-being treatments at its on-site day spa, including deep tissue and Shiatsu massages, along with private Jacuzzi sessions. 

Nearby Attractions

  • Recoleta Cemetery (850 metres)
  • Consorcio de Arte Buenos Aires (400 metres)
  • Pozo de Agua de Recoleta (500 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 358 – USD 1,200
Guest Rating: 9.7
Address: Rodriguez Pena 1967, Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Why You Should Stay near San Telmo

San Telmo
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San Telmo is the oldest barrio in Buenos Aires and has been lovingly preserved with its cobblestone laneways interweaving between colonial architecture. As you wander the streets you’ll discover antique stores, lively food halls and tango parlours and numerous centuries-old churches. The central Plaza Dorrego is alive with tango dancers and alfresco cafes, while the surrounding streets reveal flea markets.

Must-Do Holiday Experiences around San Telmo 

  • Time your visit for the Sunday antiques market at Plaza Dorrego.
  • Learn about Buenos Aires’ dance and music culture at the National Center of Music and Dance.
  • Wander through the landscaped Parque Lezama, home to monuments and statues.

Top Hotels near San Telmo

Anselmo Buenos Aires Curio Collection by Hilton

Anselmo Buenos Aires Curio Collection by Hilton
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Anselmo Buenos Aires Curio Collection by Hilton is one of the striking buildings surrounding the lively Plaza Dorrego, just minutes from local food and flea markets. The elegant hotel complements its prime location with a well-equipped fitness centre, various meeting rooms and the inviting Anselmo Lounge, which serves fresh local produce.

The contemporary guest rooms and suites all have HDTVs, luxe linens and floor-to-ceiling windows. Upgraded rooms have private balconies overlooking the plaza, while the Junior Suite has a pillow-top mattress, gourmet coffeemaker and a sitting area with plush lounge seating. 

Nearby Attractions 

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 111 – USD 312
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Anselmo Aieta 1069, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

CH Madero Urbano Suites

CH Madero Urbano Suites
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Nestled one street back from the Rio Darsena Sur, the affordable CH Madero Urbano Suites offers a refreshing amount of luxury and services for its reasonable price. Along with a swimming pool and meeting rooms, the full-service hotel boasts a gym and massage treatments in its spa and wellness area. The 24-hour front desk provides valued convenience, while the daily breakfast is worth the wake-up.

All the suites offer self-contained accommodation in Buenos Aires, including the Standard Suite with a living room, LED TV, kitchenette and city views. The Superior Suite has views of the river and offers more space with a large living room, while the 47-square-metre Family Suite has two double beds.  

Nearby Attractions 

  • Plaza Dorrego (800 metres)
  • Paseo de la Historieta (450 metres)
  • Plaza Defensa – Hábitat Cultural (700 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 75 – USD 171
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: Azopardo 770, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Why You Should Stay near Palermo Soho

Palermo Soho
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The trendy Palermo Soho makes up part of the sprawling barrio of Palermo, presenting an array of hipster enclaves and boutiques in old Spanish-style houses. The cobblestone streets exude traditional charm, while the coworking spaces, speakeasies and trendy cafes reflect Buenos Aires’ youthful embrace. The cafe and bar culture takes centre stage here, but you can also find vintage markets and family-run parrillas.

Must-Do Holiday Experiences around Palermo Soho 

  • Get up close to exotic and native animals at the Ecoparque Interactivo de Buenos Aires.
  • Sip affordable cocktails while relaxing on the rooftop terrace at Esquina Libertad.
  • Admire the local artwork at Space 10 Art Gallery or Espacio Modos.

Top Hotels near Palermo Soho

Be Jardin Escondido By Coppola

Be Jardin Escondido By Coppola
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Academy Award-winner Francis Coppola loved the 5-star Be Jardin Escondido By Coppola so much he decided to partner with the hotel. You’ll quickly realise why when you see the seven extravagant suites, which all boast unique furnishings. The Francis Suite housed the director, while the Ellie Suite has French doors leading out to a garden terrace. All of the suites have an antique flair and many boast outdoor areas.

The house’s rooftop has been transformed into a terrace with gardens and neighbourhood views, while the on-site library houses Latin American novels and several films. Start your day off with a sumptuous breakfast in the library, or if you want to try a traditional parrilla barbecue, you can book through the concierge. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Plaza Inmigrantes de Armenia (450 metres)
  • Sala Siranush (260 metres)
  • Beatrix Roads Gallery (850 metres) 

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 377 – USD 601
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: Gorriti, 4746, Buenos Aires City Centre, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nuss Buenos Aires Soho

Nuss Buenos Aires Soho
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Gastronomy has always been a focal point at Nuss Buenos Aires Soho, with the on-site dining winning over numerous HotelsCombined visitors. The Deli Lobby Lounge stands out with its healthy and sweet options in the breakfast buffet, afternoon tea snacks and top-shelf Argentine wines and tapas for dinner. No one will blame you if you pass out on the sun loungers or sink to the bottom of the pool afterwards.

The modern furnishings and high-quality finishes give the rooms a luxurious touch that facilitates comfort and convenience. The entry-level Superior Room has city views, a mini bar, bath, an extra-large double bed and flat-screen TV. Upgrade to the Deluxe Room for a private terrace and free access to the sauna. 

Nearby Attractions 

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 198 – USD 250
Guest Rating: 9
Address: El Salvador 4916, Buenos Aires City Centre, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Why You Should Stay near Retiro

Retiro
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Centred around the General San Martin Plaza, Retiro is a harbourside barrio with a distinctly urban character stemming from its high-street shopping and 5-star hotels. Retiro has its own marvellous architectural sites, along with a handful of performing arts venues and art galleries. Dining here takes on a distinctly Spanish style, while the laid-back bars pair extensive wine menus with happy-hour specials.

Must-Do Holiday Experiences around Retiro 

  • See the revered Monument to the Fallen in Malvinas and Torre Monumental in General San Martin Plaza.
  • Watch Italian productions at Teatro Coliseo de Buenos Aires.
  • Take a journey through the fine arts at Roldan, Galeria Lagard and the Van Eyck galleries.

Top Hotels near Retiro

Alvear Art Hotel

Alvear Art Hotel
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Style and opulence abound at Alvear Art Hotel, which boasts spacious Studio rooms with king-size beds, cosy armchairs, marble bathrooms and Jacuzzis. The Junior Suite can be upgraded to include city vistas and a separate sitting area. Opt for the Art Executive Suite if you want river views, a dressing room and adjoining living room.

Don’t miss the chance to dine at Contraluz Restaurant, which sits under a glass dome and serves international cuisine made with seasonal ingredients. You can also visit Artesano Bar for signature cocktails or unwind at the Spa & Fitness Center, which has a sauna, hammam, heated pool, solarium and gym. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • General San Martin Plaza (600 metres)
  • Teatro Coliseo de Buenos Aires (400 metres)
  • Arte Argentino (220 metres) 

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 173 – USD 680
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: Suipacha 1036, Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Park Tower A Luxury Collection Hotel Buenos Aires

Park Tower A Luxury Collection Hotel
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Positioned between the General San Martin Plaza and Dársena Norte marina, Park Tower A Luxury Collection Hotel Buenos Aires has one of the best restaurants to order an Argentinian steak, St. Regis Restaurant. It also serves a hearty breakfast buffet, while the indoor pool and state-of-the-art gym are perfect for active travellers.

Blending antique and modern styles, the rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, contemporary bathrooms, timber armoires and 24-hour in-room dining. Certain rooms have king-size beds and river views, while the St Regis Suite has housed royals and celebrities with its private elevator, precious antiques and Louis XV French-style decor. 

Nearby Attractions

  • Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco (800 metres)
  • Vivero Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur (1.6 kilometres)
  • Dharma Fine Art (1.2 kilometres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 209 – USD 2,749
Guest Rating: 9.4
Address: Avenida Leandro N. Alem 1193, Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Why You Should Stay near Belgrano

Belgrano
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Belgrano is best-known for its Argentinian fashion stores lined along Avenida Cabildo. Venture into Barrio Chino to discover an immersive Chinatown with street-food stalls, noodle shops and Chinese supermarkets. You can see tango dancing and live music in Barrancas de Belgrano, while North Park and Holy Land provide themed entertainment by the water. 

Must-Do Holiday Experiences around Belgrano

  • Visit North Park for a sprawling pool, water slide and aquatic playgrounds.
  • Wander around the expansive pond in the Lagos De Regatas De Palermo state park.
  • Discover Spanish art in the former home of writer Enrique Larreta at Museo Larreta.

Top Hotels near Belgrano

Argenta Suites Belgrano

Argenta Suites Belgrano
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Argenta Suites Belgrano is located in the heart of the neighbourhood and has self-contained apartments with kitchenettes, flat-screen LCD TVs and private balconies overlooking the city. The Studio Suite has a queen-size bed, while the Junior Suite upgrades you to a king-size bed. All the suites also come with complimentary continental breakfast.

Take advantage of the resort-esque facilities, from the knowledgeable concierge and business centre to the sauna, Scottish shower and outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. You also have access to complimentary tea and coffee and Wi-Fi. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Plaza Barrancas de Belgrano (900 metres)
  • Holocaust Museum in Buenos Aires (1 kilometre)
  • Barrio Chino (1.2 kilometres) 

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 71 – USD 245
Guest Rating: 8.5
Address: Ciudad de la Paz 1868, Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Urbanica The Libertador Hotel

Urbanica The Libertador Hotel
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Soak up the relaxed vibes at Urbanica The Libertador Hotel, where you can socialise over cocktails in Piso 13 Bar or lounge in the cushioned chairs by the pool on the rooftop. The ground floor also has a Starbucks selling fresh coffee and excellent on-the-go snacks.

All the rooms feature king-size beds, custom furnishings, mini fridges and luxe bedding, including the Club room, which also a private balcony overlooking the barrio. Splurge on the Terrace room for a Dolce Gusto coffee machine and a sprawling terrace with city views. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Barrio Chino (700 metres)
  • Golf Museum (1.5 kilometres)
  • Museo Larreta (1.1 kilometres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 109 – USD 163
Guest Rating: 8.4
Address: Av Del Libertador 5690, Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Why You Should Stay near Monserrat

Monserrat
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Monserrat is a sightseeing hub home to many of Buenos Aires’ most popular attractions, including the pink Casa Rosada presidential palace and Palacio Barolo. The barrio is blessed with monuments and historic buildings, but also has a youthful side within its cocktail bars, restaurants and shopping streets. It hugs the bank of Rio Darsena Sur, where you can find waterside parks and historic bridges.

Must-Do Holiday Experiences around Monserrat 

  • Visit the storied Café Tortoni, which dates back to 1858 and often hosts tango dancing.
  • Admire the 19th-century buildings surrounding the historic Plaza de Mayo, which played an important role in Argentina’s independence.
  • Wander through Plaza de las Armas Argentine Army, where you can see military relics and frequent waterside bars and restaurants.

Top Hotels near Monserrat

InterContinental Buenos Aires

InterContinental Buenos Aires
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The sophisticated InterContinental Buenos Aires lives up to the InterContinental name by providing an array of luxe leisure facilities. Work in the state-of-the-art business centre, swim in the indoor pool or enjoy pampering treatments and massages at the on-site spa. You can also indulge in international cuisine at Restaurant Mediterraneo or Argentinian grilled meats at Terraza del Virrey.

The stylish rooms and suites have timber furnishings, heavenly beds, complimentary Wi-Fi and neighbourhood views. Opt for a Junior or Presidential suite for the added luxury of Egyptian cotton sheets, Canadian goose feather duvets and spacious living areas. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Plaza de Mayo (750 metres)
  • Plaza de las Armas Argentine Army (900 metres)
  • National Center of Music and Dance (750 metres) 

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 135 – USD 851
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Moreno 809, Monserrat, Buenos Aires, Argentina

NH Collection Buenos Aires Centro Historico

NH Collection Buenos Aires Centro Historico
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Located next to Plaza de Mayo, NH Collection Buenos Aires Centro Historico is highly rated by HotelsCombined visitors thanks to its spacious rooms and suites. All of these have wide sunlit windows and connected sitting areas, while upgraded suites, such as the Presidential Suite, have balconies and Jacuzzis.

On-site dining is highlighted by a sprawling breakfast buffet of fresh juices, pastries, cold cuts, yoghurt and bread. You can also drink beer and wine in the Lobby Bar or dine on international and Spanish cuisine at the on-site restaurant. Don’t forget to swim in the rooftop pool, which has drink and food service. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Museum of the City (250 metres)
  • Centro Cultural Kirchner (900 metres)
  • Mujeres Argentinas Park (1.6 kilometres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 87 – USD 192
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: Bolivar 120, Monserrat, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Muy Bueno Holidays in Buenos Aires

It’s almost impossible to see Buenos Aires completely in one trip, but staying in these popular neighbourhoods gives you the best chance of experiencing its museums, local bars, lively bodegas and vibrant parks. Each barrio has its own slice of hotel heaven, serving up stylish accommodations with pools, restaurants and day spas.

Where do you want to stay in Buenos Aires? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Ben Stower

I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.

Ben Stower
I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.
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