Buenos Aires is a bubbling, cosmopolitan city in Argentina brimming with European style and Latin seduction. Buenos Aires is the city of grand palaces, colourful architecture and has an atmosphere that oozes charm and passion.
Walk down the cobblestone streets of bustling La Boca and stop to photograph the burst of colour adorning the narrow houses. Meander through the city on foot and watch rhythmic couples showing off their Argentine Tango skills on the street, while you admire the trendy crowds filtering into street cafes. Don’t have too much of an agenda in Argentina’s capital – make time to kick-back with a glass of delectable Argentine wine, while you observe the locals of Buenos Aires. A city swaying with life, sultry Buenos Aires is one of the most unforgettable cities in South America.
Before you book your ticket to Buenos Aires, you’ll need to book hotel or guest house accommodation in the city that never sleeps. Dotted with an array of luxury hotels in tourist-hotspots and secluded sectors of the city, Buenos Aires is certainly not short on its offerings when it comes to sophisticated and refined hotels. We figured it was our job to seek out the top 4 hotels in Buenos Aires (each offering something catering for a specific type of traveller) – the hotels that we deem perfect enough for any discerning traveller seeking that Argentinian feel coupled with exclusivity.
Four Seasons Hotel
The Four Seasons offers unparalleled luxury in the heart of the exclusive Recolata neighbourhood in Buenos Aires. This leading brand is synonymous with style and sophistication; and it’s Argentine hotel in the cosmopolitan capital is certainly no different. Ideal for hotel brand-seekers and lovers of international hotel quality, the Four Seasons is just perfect.
Of course, Buenos Aires Four Seasons has a uniquely Argentine twist, evident in its early 20th century architecture. Award winning dining, relaxing bar areas, rejuvenating spa treatment rooms tranquil poolside bliss and classic old-world rooms certainly set the standard in terms of luxury.
In total, there are 12 floors in the main hotel with a total of 139 rooms.
Alvear Palace Hotel
The Alvear Palace Hotel is a grand hotel situated in the stylish Recoleta neighbourhood. Picture gold-leaf design mixed with plush interiors, with hints of French-inspired decor. The public areas are gracious and expansive, and offer exclusive relaxation areas that include indoor swimming pools, solariums, pool bars and even a spa and fitness centre. The Alvear boasts a whopping 192 rooms in total, each decorated in that classic French style. This hotel is fit for royalty, and has played host to a number of celebrities in years gone by. Floors 10 and 11 offer an elite butler service and sense of exclusivity – just perfect for the more discerning guest.
Alvear Palace Hotel has certainly earned its place as one of the “Leading Hotels of the World” and is one of the top hotels in Buenos Aires.
Palo Santo Hotel
The Palo Santo Hotel is the ideal hideaway for those seeking something unique in the trendy and vibrant Palermo district. The “green wall” on the outside of the hotel is designed to bring a bit of nature into inner city living. Think courtyards, eco-vibes, clean, modern with a hint of hipster. Palo Santo is actually the first urban Green hotel in Latin America. Each of the harmonious 24 rooms and suites were conceived as design apartments, and come complete with their own balcony.
Spectacular views of the Palermo skyline can be enjoyed from the rooms, and the green spaces provide the perfect place to relax. The health cafe and restaurant on site is perfect for grabbing a quick bite to eat.
This rooftop terrace hotel is designed to be showcased on a fashion runway. The Hub Porteno fully embraces its flamboyant and ultra-chic style. Set to look more like a glamorous lavish apartment rather than a hotel, the Hub Porteno is certainly designed for the crème de la crème of society. Trendy restaurants and cafes adorning the exclusive Recoleta region provide plenty of choice in terms of nightlife and cuisine.
There are 11 spacious and individually furnished rooms, all decorated in bold and opulent style with gleaming marble around every corners. The experience at Hub Porteno is designed to be tailor-made and carefully curated to suit guests’ need. Private concierge and trip organisers will carefully plan your day trips and tours prior to arrival.