on arrival in BA back in early jan. we stayed in a hostel near the microcenter for one night before picking up our car. it left us with a fairly dull view of the city. returning 5 weeks later (and 2 months sooner than planned due to a family emergency) we checked into what for us was quite the upgrade from what we'd been accustomed to. we were greeted by the spanish-only speaking senor oscar and the helpful and wonderfully bilingual sebastien. our room was clean, roomy enough and well-appointed. and on the 8th floor, which was fine until the night we returned to find the power out and the stairs just waiting for us. i felt like robert redford in "barefoot in the park" when he returns from work to discover his 5th floor walk-up. breakfast was varied and well-stocked which was a nice change. i imagine a stodgier bunch might find this place lacking but for ageing backpackers such as ourselves it was, as i said, a nice upgrade.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the most elegant area of Buenos Aires, the Recoleta neighborhood. The hotel has an exceptional Access to the most prestigious cultural and entertainment centers of the city of Buenos Aires.The hotel has 60 comfortable rooms.Apart from its excellent location, the hotel offers valet service in its own private parking garage, Business Center, WI-FI in the entire hotel, Bar, Restaurant, Meeting Rooms, Room Service 24 hrs. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Impala Hotel Buenos Aires