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“Good option in Bs As downtown” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Icaro Suites
Ranked #49 of 450 Hotels in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level Contributor
60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good option in Bs As downtown”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

This is really a good choice when staying in BsAs downtown. It's really in a good location, 150mts from Avda Corrientes that is one of the major avenues were you can find Theaters and restaurants. The rooms are well equipped, comfortable in size and clean. The front desk service could have been a little better, but I can't say that it was bad. The breakfast good variety, a little slow in refilling empty trays, but when I asked for a particular thing it was bought to me immediately. So net/net price performance, really good.

Room Tip: The front ones facing the street on a high floor. No need for a superior suite, the normal ones are...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Marcos C
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Dallas, Texas
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

My family and I stayed here for a total of 6 days. The reception and management were superb and treated us extremely well regardless of the time of day and what we needed. The gym and pool were excellent, the complimentary breakfast and room service by Chiquilin were both equally fantastic. Rooms are brilliantly equipped, with each floor having a separate WiFi router for great connection. The location of this hotel in my opinion is beyond ideal. Most major tourist attractions such as 9 de Julio, La Boca, San Telmo, Palermo, and Puerto Madero are less than a 10 minute walk or $3 USD taxi away. I would very highly recommend this hotel to anyone who would like to be up and around experiencing Buenos Aires most of the day, and return to an extremely comfortable hotel to rest up.

Room Tip: If you are particularly picky about noise, keep in mind you are in the heart of a major city, so fin...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Hugo V
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West Bay, Grand Cayman
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here in the summer and chose it based on location and price. It was one of the cheaper options we could find. The rooms were great and suited our needs just fine. It was clean and felt safe and was a comfy place to sleep. The location was fantastic-as soon as you stepped out on the street you could walk in any direction to restaurants, shops and attractions. We walked everyday into the heart of Buenos Aires and walked around to all the shopping areas. We would occasionally take a taxi ride to places we wanted to see a little farther away-and to be safe we took taxi's home once it got dark out. I would definitely recommend this hotel for visitors looking to save some money and be in close proximity to tourist attractions.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank vballjess
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Silver Spring
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58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

We selected Icaro Suites because of its generally good reviews on TA and were not disappointed. The rooms were large and modern with kitchen facilities and the best shower I have ever had in a hotel. The price was very good when done via Expedia. I did not use the gym or pool.
The desk staff spoke good English and the breakfast offered a good variety. Unfortunately we could not participate the second day due to an early flight (not open until 7).
Many attractions are only a short walk away as are good places to eat.

Room Tip: We had the lowest cost room which was fine, but had no view.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank James R
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Flower Mound, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

We stayed twice (3 days each visit) at the hotel.
The manager fixed each and every (minor) problem in no time. THANKS!
The rooms are really clean and comfortable. Just a great value. Will certainly come back.

Room Tip: All rooms are OK, but above 4th floor is a little bit quieter (elevators work just fine)
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank hugo v
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Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
150 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

We keep coming back to the Icaro Suites during our visits to BA. It is well located, the rooms are large and well kept, and the kitchenette is an excellent touch to have a private quick breakfast or tea. The staff is generally attentive, but not always: when me and my wife arrived carrying 3 heavy suitcases and assorted bags, the front desk attendant Mr. Alejandro just looked impassively at our struggle and did not even hint at helping. Perhaps it's not in his job description but nevertheless poor customer care practice. Other staff were generally helpful with directions and guidance. Room rates are very reasonable which has resulted in large number of US college students using the hotel as their BA base. At times they make the hotel loud and crowdy, especially for breakfast and late at night when they come back from dancing. The hotel has laundry facilities, which are very convenient. Otherwise there's a dry cleaner right across the street. Restaurants, bars, theaters and other entertainment within easy walking distance. The area might be a bit sketchy especially on Friday and Saturday nights, but nothing that made us feel unsafe. Back rooms are quieter.

Room Tip: Back facing rooms (even numbers) are quieter
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Rocketleech
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Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
66 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

*awesomely stocked kitchenette (don't have to buy your own sponge/soap/towels like other aparts)
*HUGE rooms, comfy beds
*self-service laundry (seriously, like easily do your own laundry on-site for $10!!)
*top-floor gym with treadmill, bike, and elliptical (the weight machine is sadly 70% broken)

The bad reviews about unfriendly staff, Spanish-speaking staff, and a lack of money changing on-site seems a bit off-base. If you come for a hotel for where you want somebody to do everything for you, maybe pay a little bit more. They're not your tour guide or bank. And if you're in a Spanish-speaking country, you can't really expect people to speak YOUR language.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Icaro Suites
Address: Calle Montevideo 229, Buenos Aires C1019ABE, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Nicolas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#28 Best Value Hotel in Buenos Aires
#29 Family Hotel in Buenos Aires
#45 Romantic Hotel in Buenos Aires
#70 Business Hotel in Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Icaro Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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