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“Convenient location, great staff, and comfortable rooms”
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Lafayette Hotel
Ranked #160 of 446 Hotels in Buenos Aires
Gilroy, California
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Convenient location, great staff, and comfortable rooms”
Reviewed 21 March 2014

We spent two days here and the people couldn't have been nicer. The street the hotel is on is a bit of a mess with tagging and garbage, but that seemed to be the norm in that area. It was reasonably priced and in walking distance to the best shopping in Buenas Aires. Most places we were going were going to be by cab anyway, so it worked just fine.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2013

We went as a party of 8. Two rooms between us and it worked out just great. They were clean, quiet and comfortable, nothing spectacular. The AC worked, which was important as we were there in 90+ heat. The safe in the room worked for storage of all our important documents that we didn't want to carry. The staff was great and accommodating as well. Breakfast was typical with coffee/tea, some breads, cereal and small meat & cheese options. Good location just 1/2 a block from Lavalle. Plenty of good restaurants all around. I would travel back to this hotel again.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We arrived late on a Saturday evening with a copy of our confirmation we had booked online. Only to be told they were full. They did nothing to help us on a very busy night in buenos aires. The front desk manager decided to not understand English when it was convenient, he wouldn't even help us call the online company we booked with. I would not chance staying here. I've traveled to 15 different countries and booked online in everyone. Never have I seen this issue or dealt with someone so unprofessional as I did here. Do not stay here.

  • Stayed October 2013
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Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We stayed for a total of 6 nights. The hotel is in a good location downtown on a pedestrianised street. It is quite old and reminiscent of smaller hotels in European cities. Some rooms are very small. Some of the staff are friendly. The biggest negative is the breakfast - on our tour of S America, we stayed in 10 hotels and this was definitely the worst. The same every day, no toaster, cold toast left in a container, an awful mess of scrambled eggs is the only hot food, even the fruit was poor..... Truly awful. Even though we had paid for breakfast, we stopped going and had a good brekky for about $5 each at the cafe on the corner of the street. I cant understand previous reviews which praise the breakfast.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Sao Paulo, SP
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

The unique good think in there are front desk people, who are always able to help everybody.
Rooms and bath are terrible, must be refurbished.
Location in city centre is not a good reason; I felt so unsecure around, with dark and empty streets at night.
For everywhere you will need a taxi, so it's better to choose some hotel in Ricolete or Puerto Madero; those place seemed safety than microcentre.

  • Stayed March 2013
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Santa Rosa, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Stayed at Hotel Lafayette for a few days before touring around Northern Argentina. Hotel staff was friendly and helpful. Location made it easy to visit many sights.rooms were large, clean and well lite. Internet was free. Buffet breakfast was nice with fresh grapefruit each day. Many nice restaurants in the area for both lunch and dinner.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
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London UK
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

The hotel is close to Avenida Leandro Alem and the central business district. This area is not itself wonderfully lively or interesting, but the hotel is solid and convenient for those on business trips. The breakfast selection was a highlight: fresh orange juice available from a jug and a wide selection of cold buffet foods.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Thank kauffmad
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Property: Lafayette Hotel
Address: Calle Reconquista 546, Buenos Aires C1003ABL, 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 ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#90 Business Hotel in Buenos Aires
#103 Family Hotel in Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lafayette Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 83
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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