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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

My partner and I have stayed here a few times. Owner very nice and accommodating. We had a studio apartment upstairs. Able to cook minimally. Fresh markets nearby. Sat on the bed and had a super cheese platter with wine and the works. Even bough our own steaks a couple of times. A little expensive per night this year to... More 

Thank Lin K
West Palm Beach, Florida
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564 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I stayed here to take advantage of being near the San Telmo Sunday Market and that was a fabulous experience. But also, the tango dancing and music in the adjoining plaza was magnificent! I was right in the middle of the action! The hotel was unique and included a balcony and staircase in my single, affordable room. I recommend it... More 

Thank Linda M
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

We stayed in Colonial in December 2013, while there was a heat wave in buenos aires. Ines who is the owner made us feel very welcome, we were offered water and coffee, which was nice after we had been travelling overnight. Ines is very helpful and would try her best to help. She also speaks good English. There is a... More 

1 Thank Lizie G
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We stood for three nights. The location is great, just between La Boca and the center. Everything in walking distance. Miriam is the heart of this small B&B hostel and gives you every information you ask for. OK the rooms would need some paint but all was clean and in relation to the price. Getting breakfast in a nearby restaurant... More 

1 Thank ChristineAndRolf
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Stayed here for about 2 weeks. Calm location, very friendly owner & staff. Well the place is a bit "used" and could need some work done (refurbishing etc) but for a moderate price its ok! Great access to San Telmo Night Life & antiques, all very close! I agree to some other comment, more of a hostel than hotel, but... More 

1 Thank Markus H
Cuenca, Spain
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2013

The location of the place isn't bad. And that's all. I have been in lots of hotels, and this one is for sure the worst in the last years. Not clean, dark rooms, old, ... Breakfast is in a ‘café notable’, but not one of the bests. The entire house is in a bad need of refurbishment. The manager is... More 

1 Thank Elba_de_vacas
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2013

What a really great place to stay. You step off the street, out of the traffic, bustle, day and night life of San Telmo, into complete serenity. Not because of the wonders of modern architecture - double glazing and the like - but because they built solid houses back in the 18th Century. As many reviewers note, the accommodation in... More 

2 Thank Emarbee
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We had a great stay at the San Telmo Colonial. Location was in a very interesting historical area, close to market, restaurants and entertainment and we always felt safe. Very accessible by public transport. The hotel was like having a home - rooms with small kitchens grouped around a beautiful courtyard in a historical house. It had a great atmosphere... More 

2 Thank ShelleyMatt
Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2012

It was a very confortable and refreshing stay there. The house it´s wonderfull with its gardens and a lot of history around. There is always people to asist you with a lot of good information about the city and the area.

1 Thank Marian J
Los Alcazares, Spain
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169 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2012

My boyfriend booked the hotel, so I didn't do my regular research before booking. The hotel is clean, quiet, and charming. It includes a decent breakfast. The bed was very comfortable. The layout of the room I stayed in is a bit awkward. You enter thru some double doors which lead right to the bed. The doors have glass windows... More 

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Staying in San Telmo

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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many different cultures: a true child of immigration, much like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee hours of the morning. During the day, the antique shops and classic cafés and bars around Plaza Dorrego dominate the scene. The emblematic Bar Plaza Dorrego, with its green awnings, checkered tile floors, and wooden interiors, takes you back in time the moment you step inside. For true porteño traditions, San Telmo is the place to be.
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Poised within the beautiful and historic San Telmo neigbourhood in Buenos Aires, stands a 19th Century House in Spanish Style. Utterly recicled, it provides idealistic comfort and warmth during your visit to the City. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Telmo Colonial Hotel Boutique

Address: Calle Carlos Calvo 767, Buenos Aires C1102AAO, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range: £57 - £67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — San Telmo Colonial Hotel Boutique 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Get a front room with balcony if possible!”
 of 5 bubbles R5989SRlindam, 22 May 2015 | Read review
“The best would be to contact the owner for advice as they all varied. There is no children activity or restaurant in the colonial, so I can rate it, but it does not allow to take rating of it.”
 of 5 bubbles LizieG, 16 Jan 2014 | Read review
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