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“Awful, absolutely awful”
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Bauen Hotel
Ranked #342 of 443 Hotels in Buenos Aires
Reviewed 27 September 2005

I was put here when there were troubles with the airlines to ensure my flight back home. The only thing I can say about the Bauen that is slightly positive is that this is why I like to make my own reservations. The hotel is old, very old. You walk into the lobby only to be greeted by seniors listenting to has-been opera singers on an overpowered amp (probably to accomodate the collective hearing loss). I could barely speak with the front desk it was so loud. Adding to the atmosphere was the cloud of smoke lingering in the lobby.

The receptionist insisted that I wait for the bellboy to take my two bags (both carry-on size that I carried from NYC to BA by myself). After waiting ten minutes I said I would rather take it myself than wait any longer. She looked puzzled and refused to hand over the key until I insisted that she give me the key. Then, only two of the 3 elevators were working and some amateur soccer teams along with a socialist party group of 20-30 kids were all waiting. I pushed to the head of the group to squeeze onto to the elevator fearing it would be another hour of listening to the opera screamers until I could unpack.

Then the room! I found the room with the door open and the maid sitting on the bed talking with a friend on the phone. I knocked on the door and she looked annoyed that I would try and enter and actually asked to see my key. The walls were chipped, the beds soft and squeeky, the windows allow all of the noise from the Callao/Corrientes intersection to seep in, there was only one outlet, no safe, and the air conditioning does not come on until summer (mind you, it was 80 degrees the night I stayed there).

I tried to change rooms and succeded in only getting on the same side, but 9 floors lower. The bed was a bit firmer, but overall the room was the same.

All in all, unless you want to be miserable, save your pesos and find someplace better.


  • Stayed: September 2005, travelled on business
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Reviewed 27 June 2017
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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 March 2017
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  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 March 2017
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  • Stayed: January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 February 2017
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  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 February 2017
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  • Stayed: March 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 February 2017
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  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Address: Avenida Callao 360 | At Corrientes, Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires C1022AAQ, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
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Ranked #342 of 443 Hotels in Buenos Aires
Price Range: £27 - £35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bauen Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 220
Also Known As:
Bauen Hotel Buenos Aires

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