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Rooney's Boutique Hotel
Ranked #191 of 444 Hotels in Buenos Aires
Reviewed 28 December 2013

The room was clean with beautiful colonial details and the staff was very helpful and friendly. ( Especially a french girl that I don't remember the name of)

Breakfast was good and the living room was a nice place to chat with other guests.

The hotel is situated in the centre and can be noisy, but the overall impression was very good.

The neighborhood felt safe.

Room Tip: Take the tango class included in the price. Maria, the teacher was lovely and will teach you the bas...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Location was perfect for our visit with many attractions within walking distance, the subte just steps away, and a bus stop in front of the hotel's entrance. We stayed in room 14 and found it to be cozy and inviting. There is a small balcony overlooking the street so expect noise (BA is a busy city). We enjoyed listening to the sounds of BA. The hotel is found on the third floor of an older building and you have to be buzzed in. We can't say enough about the staff. every single staff member was courteous and always available and willing to help. If they don't have the answer to your question rest assured they will work on it until they find the information you need. They will make arrangements for shows, tours, car service, etc. In a rush to meet with my cousin for lunch they even called her for me to let her know I was on my way.
There is no hotel feel here if that is what you are looking for. We felt like we were guests in someone's home with the most hospitable hosts you could ask for. Can't really say enough about how great the staff and owner are, we truly felt at home here. We were made to feel more like friends than customers which was an added bonus to our experience. I would stay at Rooney's again without hesitation.
The only thing we didn't care for was the coffee (very similar to coffee found in diners here in the US). But not really much of problem in Buenos Aires as coffee is available on almost every corner.
We had a long exhausting trip to get there and were allowed to check in early so we could sleep and they held our luggage for us after check out as our departing flight was scheduled long after check out time. Ask Mr Rooney for travel suggestions and times. He was spot on with his advice on our departure.

Room Tip: Inside rooms will have less noise, balcony rooms will be noisy (BA is a big, bustling city that can...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank nurssassy
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

Found Rooney's on Tripadvisor and glad we did..Everything fell into place from the car
we had reserved to pick us up (and for the first time in B.A. believe me you don't want
to drive) to the confirmed reservation at the hotel. The 3 for 2 night stay a real bargain.
The hotel was great..loved the elevator (right out of the 20's). Nice room and very nice
assortment of breakfast items. All the hotel staff very friendly and helpful. Only a block
or so from the subway which is easy to ride and walking distance to Recoleta. Next trip
will be staying there for sure...

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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Rooneys is well located in the heart of Buenos Aires, one block from the subway, with several good restaurants nearby. (We ate at Chiquilin 3 times). It's a very small hotel with only 14 rooms, and if you blink you'll miss the entrance walking by on the street. It's much more personable than staying at a typical western style chain like the Sheraton. Owner Rooney and his reception staff all speak english very well, which is sometimes hard to find in Buenos Aires. Rooms are all unique, comfortable, clean and good value.

Room Tip: We stayed in writer and poet, Leopoldo Lugones' room (#4) right across from reception desk. It...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

We stayed in Rooney's two years ago and when the opportunity came to go back to BA, we decided to stay again. The 3 for 2 room deal is very good and we were not disappointed. Service was great, helpful advice from the owner helps a lot. Having a Subway station 1 block away makes the city very easy to navigate. Small things matter also. We arrived on a morning flight, but still got the room before lunch time. When leaving we had a evening flight and the owner arranged the use of a room to keep the luggage in and have a shower before going to the airport.

Room Tip: For a view but a bit louder take a room with a street view. For less of a view but quieter take a in...
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

We booked a 4 day package at Rooney's Boutique Hotel in January, 2013, and found it to be a fantastic value. Our deal included transfers from the airport to the hotel and from the hotel to our cruise ship; 3 nights' lodging; all breakfasts; 2 dinners (one which included a Tango show); a half day tour of Buenos Aires; a full day excursion to an Estancia about an hour's drive from BA; and a tango lesson.

The rooms in the hotel were adequate in size, not luxurious but very comfortable and immaculately clean. The staff members were friendly and helpful.

The hotel is located in the Financial District of Buenos Aires, within walking distance of the Obelisco and Teatro Colon. The area is not the best; at times we felt threatened, especially at night. Sections of the city like La Recoleta are probably a safer bet for tourists.

The entrance to the hotel is unimpressive...with a metal grate in front of the door...but don't be put off by this.

Our experience at Rooney's was pretty close to perfect. We would highly recommend it.

Room Tip: If you stay in a room in the front of the hotel you are more likely to be bothered by noise from the...
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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled on business
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1  Thank cmcodod
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Rooney's hotel turned out to be delightful. The staff was very competent, and their knowledge of English was excellent. The location In the heart of the city was perfect. We could walk where we wanted to go, public transportation, taxis, buses and the subway, were very close by, and the many stores and restaurants were excellent.
The hotel itself had a very nice breakfast, the furnishings were old fashioned, but charming, the rooms and baths comfortable, and the ambiance charming. The staff was outstandingly helpful in making arrangements for a city tour, in arranging for a tango show, in locating a travel agent to get reservations to go to Iguasu Falls, and many other things. Not only that, but you could get tango lessons!

Room Tip: No suggestions. The rooms I saw were all very charming and comfortable.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Rooney's Boutique Hotel

Address: Sarmiento 1775 | 3rd Floor, Buenos Aires CP1042, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Nicolas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#62 Romantic Hotel in Buenos Aires
#85 Family Hotel in Buenos Aires
Price Range: £76 - £129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rooney's Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just a few blocks from the Obelisco, Rooney's Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of Buenos Aires just off the main avenues of this pulsating city.Located in the former residence of the writer and poet, Leopoldo Lugones and amidst numerous milongas, tango schools, cafes, restaurants and theatres, this exceptional building has long been part of Buenos Aires' cultural landscape.Rooney's Boutique Hotel promises a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere with 14 lovingly designed and individual suites, a lounge bar, cafe and tango patio.Thoughtfully decorated throughout by designer Paula Piatti, we promise you an oasis of calm in a city that never sleeps.The exceptional location and the unique building, combined with free tango classes, make Rooney's Boutique Hotel the ideal choice for visitors who want an insight into the real Buenos Aires.Surrounded by the original milongas, Tango schools, theaters, cafes and restaurantes of Buenos Aires, guests will be able to soak up the rich culture of this fabulous city.Rooney’s also offers packages to its guests so that they can enjoy the best destinations of Buenos Aires and its surrounds during their stay at the hotel. Utilising our intricate local knowledge and mindful of the expectations of our guests, we are able to guarantee that you enjoy Buenos Aires to its full. ... more   less 
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