Alvear Palace Hotel - Buenos Aires

Av Alvear 1891, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1129AA  show map
 5 stars
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Alvear Palace Hotel - Buenos Aires

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Editorial review:

You'll feel like a king in this lavish, classic Alvear Palace hotel in Recoleta that feels like you went back in time. It's located in the nicest neighborhood in the city and is surrounded by expensive shops. It has a posh atmosphere that naturally results from excellent service and very comfortable rooms, some of which have large baths and plasma TVs. The dining is so enjoyable you'll want to return just for the food. Most people said they didn't want to leave this amazing place.

Verified Reviews:

  • Air conditioning worked great - Hotel was expensive
  • Good gym - Rooms are great - Nice spa
  • Close to great restaurants - Free wireless internet - Luxury decor
  • Flat screen tv - Friendly staff - Highly recommended
  • Great shower - Terrible indoor pool - Good value

Overview

Perfectly located in the center of the upscale Recoleta district, the Alvear Palace Hotel is considered as the most exclusive hotel in Buenos Aires and one of the top hotels in the world.

The colossal neoclassical chateau has been the focus of high society ever since its polished brass doors opened in 1932. A gilded classical confection full of marble and bronze, the Alvear combines Empire- and Louis XV-style furniture with exquisite French decorative arts. The historically important facade was restored in 2004 to its original glory.

Guest rooms combine modern conveniences with luxurious comforts, such as chandeliers, Egyptian cotton linens, and silk drapes. All rooms come with personal butler service, cell phones activated on demand, fresh flowers and fruit baskets, and daily newspaper delivery. Large marble bathrooms contain Hermès toiletries, and most have Jacuzzi baths.

The Alvear Palace is home to one of the best restaurants in South America (La Bourgogne) and serves an excellent Sunday brunch and afternoon tea in L'Orangerie.

The hotel is just 1.8km from the Retiro Train Station.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   190.

Rooms

More than half of the rooms are suites with average size from 39 to 176sqm. The sumptuous décor features Empire, Louis XV, and Louis XVI pieces that are complemented by the many objects d’art in the rooms and the private collection of Argentine art in the suites. The Royal Suite has the feel of a Parisian apartment and offers the ultimate in luxurious appointments: two Italian marble bathrooms, sauna, reception area, kitchen with private entrance, and crystal and bronze chandeliers. All rooms and suites include the following benefits and amenities: LCD TV and DVD, bottled water with bed turndowns, complimentary shoe shine, direct line fax on request, free broadband internet access, work desk, specially prepared rooms for the disabled, and safe. Children service comprises cribs, bathing and changing facilities, high chairs, teddy bears, bedroom slippers, bath kit with handy wipes, soap bar, shampoo and cologne, robes, babysitting and children’s menu.

Dining options

Alvear Palace’s signature restaurant, La Bourgogne, prepares the finest French food in the city, as well as the best international dishes from around the world – and is the only Relais & Gourmand eatery in Argentina. It opens Monday to Friday: 12 to 3.30pm, Monday to Saturday: 7.30pm to midnight, Sundays closed.

L´Orangerie is a beautiful setting for breakfast or lunch, turning out food made from fresh local products and enjoyed within a soothing atmosphere.

The refined, wood-panelled Lobby Bar offers an appetizer menu and outstanding drinks. The Cigar Bar caters to a variety of passions, from top-notch cigars to gourmet chocolates to the finest liquors. It opens every day from 4pm till 2am.

The hotel Alvear Palace provides visitors with a free buffet breakfast. 

Services

The magnificent banquet rooms of the hotel, unique in architectural style and décor, are a symbol of Buenos Aires. With a capacity for up to 800 guests, all 12 magnificent rooms are the perfect setting for elite business meetings and memorable social events. The business center has the permanent assistance of professionals, and is equipped with 6 offices with 22” flat screen computers, broadband Internet access and wi fi, black and white and colour photocopiers, laser printers, scanner, and flipchart.

Leisure

At Alvear Palace hotel recreational amenities include an indoor pool, a health club and Spa with steam baths, saunas, pressure showers, and relaxation rooms.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Paid private parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid beach shuttle
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • In-room jacuzzi

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Pillow menu
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 am

Check-Out

  • until  1 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Av Alvear 1891, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1129AA

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City Center
  • Buenos Aires
    2.8km
Airports
  • Airport. Jorge Newbery (AEP)
    4.1km
  • Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini (EZE)
    29.4km
Train Stations
  • Retiro Station
    1.3km
  • Once railway station
    2.9km
Underground stations
  • Retiro Subway Station
    1.4km
  • Callao Subway Station - Route D
    1.4km
Restaurants
  • La Bourgogne (cuisine: French)
    30 m
  • Fervor (cuisine: Argentinean)
    140 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    190

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Rooms and availability

More than half of the rooms are suites with average size from 39 to 176sqm. The sumptuous décor features Empire, Louis XV, and Louis XVI pieces that are complemented by the many objects d’art in the rooms and the private collection of Argentine art in the suites. The Royal Suite has the feel of a Parisian apartment and offers the ultimate in luxurious appointments: two Italian marble bathrooms, sauna, reception area, kitchen with private entrance, and crystal and bronze chandeliers. All rooms and suites include the following benefits and amenities: LCD TV and DVD, bottled water with bed turndowns, complimentary shoe shine, direct line fax on request, free broadband internet access, work desk, specially prepared rooms for the disabled, and safe. Children service comprises cribs, bathing and changing facilities, high chairs, teddy bears, bedroom slippers, bath kit with handy wipes, soap bar, shampoo and cologne, robes, babysitting and children’s menu.

Alvear Palace Premier Palace
Premier Palace
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
Size: 45m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Spacious and light room has luxurious furnishings. It offers a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom with hydro massage.

Room facilities
    Alvear Palace Premier Junior SuiteAlvear Palace Premier Junior Suite
    Premier Junior Suite
    Bed type: Double Bed or Queen or Twin beds or King Size bed
    Size: 50m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has a jacuzzi modern amenities.

    Room facilities
      Alvear Palace Premier Deluxe SuiteAlvear Palace Premier Deluxe Suite
      Premier Deluxe Suite
      Bed type: King or Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 59m2
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Spacious premier deluxe suite offer the comfort of a bedroom and a separate living room. Bathroom is equipped with jacuzzi.

      Room facilities
        Alvear Palace PalaceAlvear Palace Palace
        Palace
        Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or 3 Single beds
        Size: 45m2
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
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        Palace room is luxuriously decorated with Empire and Louis XVI furniture, work desks, Egyptian linens, and Hermès de Paris toiletries, as well as flowers.

        Room facilities
          Alvear Palace Junior SuiteAlvear Palace Junior Suite
          Junior Suite
          Bed type: Double Bed or Queen or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
          Size: 50m2
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          This elegant suite in European style, with a living room adjacent to the bedroom, is an ample space in which to work or rest. It is decorated in a French style with warm colored fabrics, comfortable furniture and armchairs.

          Room facilities
            Alvear Palace Deluxe SuiteAlvear Palace Deluxe Suite
            Deluxe Suite
            Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
            Size: 60m2
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            • Free Wi-Fi
            • Air conditioning
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            Specially designed for people on business trips who need to use their suite for small business meetings, it offers the comfort of a bedroom and a separate living room, providing a measure of privacy. The décor includes elegant Louis XVI furniture and a harmonious combination of fabrics and carpets.

            Room facilities
              Alvear Palace Diplomatic SuiteAlvear Palace Diplomatic SuiteAlvear Palace Diplomatic Suite
              Diplomatic Suite
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              This large and very bright suite is ideal for families, and will accommodate up to three guests and to stay a fourth person at a preferential rate. It includes an elegant living room, two bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which is equipped with hydro-massage, LCD TV and a shower compartment.

              Alvear Palace Governon SuiteAlvear Palace Governon SuiteAlvear Palace Governon Suite
              Governon Suite
              Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
              Size: 60m2
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              • Air conditioning
              • Bathtub
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              The Governor Suite is situated in the bright and colorful chamfers of the building and is both ample and intimate. The suite is composed of a reception area, an oval sitting area in French design, and a comfortable bedroom.

              Room facilities
                Alvear Palace Governon Executive SuiteAlvear Palace Governon Executive SuiteAlvear Palace Governon Executive Suite
                Governon Executive Suite
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                The Governor’s Executive suite is also situated in the very bright chamfers of the building;it is very large and at the same time quite intimate. It has a reception area, an oval sitting area in French design and a comfortable bedroom.

                Alvear Palace Alvear SuiteAlvear Palace Alvear Suite
                Alvear Suite
                Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
                Size: 60m2
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                • Air conditioning
                • Bathtub
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                Alvear Suite рas an attractive view of Alvear Avenue, includes a significant reception area, an oval French style living room and a comfortable bedroom, equipped with a king size bed and a big walk-in closet. The large Carrara marble bathroom and toilettes, the careful selection of French fabrics, the exclusive design of the carpets, and the bronze and crystal chandeliers, all contribute to a harmonious and luxurious space.

                Room facilities
                  Alvear Palace Presidential SuiteAlvear Palace Presidential SuiteAlvear Palace Presidential SuiteAlvear Palace Presidential Suite
                  Presidential Suite
                  Size: 114m2
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                  • Air conditioning
                  • Shower
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                  Presidential Suite combines chandeliers, curtains fashioned in French fabric, delicate silk upholstery and exclusive carpets with original designs. The Suite is comprised of a reception area, an elegant dining room for up to 8 guests, a large oval sitting room, a bedroom and two botticino marble bathrooms equipped with hydro-massage, LCD TV, and a shower compartment.

                  Room facilities
                    Alvear Palace Executive Presidential SuiteAlvear Palace Executive Presidential SuiteAlvear Palace Executive Presidential Suite
                    Executive Presidential Suite
                    Size: 114m2
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                    • Air conditioning
                    • Shower
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                    The beautiful décor of the Executive Presidential Suite combines chandeliers, curtains fashioned out of French fabrics and original works of art. This suite comprises a circular reception area with marble flooring, large living room, and elegant dining room large enough for 10 guests with an independent entrance, a comfortable bedroom with a walk-in closet, and two bathrooms, one with a Jacuzzi and one with LCD TV, and a toilette. It has been specifically designed for delegations, with special security measures such as bullet-proof windows.

                    Room facilities
                      Alvear Palace Royal SuiteAlvear Palace Royal SuiteAlvear Palace Royal SuiteAlvear Palace Royal Suite
                      Royal Suite
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                      With the décor of an authentic Parisian apartment, it includes a reception area, large living room, dining room for eight guests, comfortable study, large bedroom, and two bathrooms fully clad with Italian botticino marble, and equipped with hydro-massage, sauna and LCD TV. In order to provide private service, it also has a small kitchen with an independent entrance.

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Alvear Palace Hotel - Buenos Aires Buenos Aires location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      Av Alvear 1891, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1129AA

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Buenos Aires
                        2.8km
                      Airports
                      • Airport. Jorge Newbery (AEP)
                        4.1km
                      • Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini (EZE)
                        29.4km
                      Train Stations
                      • Retiro Station
                        1.3km
                      • Once railway station
                        2.9km
                      Underground stations
                      • Retiro Subway Station
                        1.4km
                      • Callao Subway Station - Route D
                        1.4km
                      Restaurants
                      • La Bourgogne (cuisine: French)
                        30 m
                      • Fervor (cuisine: Argentinean)
                        140 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  1 am
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  1 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2012
                      • Number of rooms:
                        190

                      Hotel Awards

                      ArgentineanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBuenos AiresAlvear Palace

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Spa Hotels in Argentina

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                      Alvear Palace Location

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                      What's nearby

                      What's nearby.

                      Hotel is near Plaza Libertad, Plaza San Martin, and Torre de los Ingleses. Other nearby points of interest include Plaza de Mayo, Teatro Nacional Cervantes, National Museum of Fine Arts, Borges Cultural Center, Palacio de Justicia and Mitre Museum.

                      Tourist attractions

                      • Torre de los Ingleses - 1.4km
                      • El Obelisco Buenos Aires - 1.9km

                      Popular areas

                      • Plaza Mitre - 700 m
                      • Florida Pedestrian Street - 2.1km

                      Places of interest

                      • N. S Pilar Parish - 200 m
                      • 9 de Julio Avenue - 2.3km

                      Train stations

                      • Retiro Station - 1.2km

                      Shopping areas

                      • Galerias Pacifico - 1.8km

                      Amusement

                      • Sahara Continent - 300 m

                      Museums

                      • Recoleta Cultural Centre - 300 m
                      • Art Museum - 500 m

                      Parks

                      • Plaza San Martin - 1.4km

                      Theaters

                      • Cervantes National Theater - 1.3km
                      • Colon Theater - 1.5km
                      • San Martin Theatre - 1.8km
                      • Gran Rex Theatre - 1.9km
                      • Opera Theatre - 1.9km

                      Underground stations

                      • Callao Subway Station - Route D - 1.3km
                      • Pueyrredon Subway Station - Route D - 1.4km
                      • Facultad de Medicina Subway Station - 1.5km
                      • Tribunales Subway Station - 1.5km
                      • Uruguay Subway Station - 1.8km
                      • Callao Subway Station - Route B - 1.8km
                      • Retiro Subway Station - 1.9km
                      • Carlos Pellegrini Subway Station - 1.9km
                      • 9 de Julio Subway Station - 2.0km
                      • Florida Subway Station - 2.1km
                      • Diagonal Norte Subway Station - 2.1km
                      • Congreso Subwsy Station - 2.4km

                      Local Attractions

                      • Torre Massue - 1.6km
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                      • Museo de Arte Popular Jose Hernandez - 1.7km
                        Av del Libertador 2373, Buenos Aires
                      • Centro Naval - 1.7km
                        Av Cordoba & Florida, Buenos Aires
                      • Teatro Colon - 1.8km
                        Cerrito 628, Buenos Aires
                      • Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) - 1.8km
                        Av Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires

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                      • Recoleta - 350 m
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                      • Museo Participativo de Ciencias - 360 m
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                      • Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar - 500 m
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                      • Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernandez Blanco - 900 m
                        Suipacha 1422, Buenos Aires
                      • Centro Cultural La Recoleta - 360 m
                        Junin 1930, Buenos Aires
                      • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - 510 m
                        Av. del Libertador 1473, Buenos Aires
                      • Biblioteca Nacional - 860 m
                        Aguero 2502, Buenos Aires

                      Restaurants Nearby

                      • La Bourgogne - 30 m

                        Address: Ayacucho 2027
                        Phone: 4808-2100

                        84% likes this, based on 241 reviews
                        Cuisine: French
                        Price Range: GBP 20 - GBP 682

                      • La boutique de Jean Paul - 40 m

                        Address: Ayacucho 2027
                        Phone: 54 11 4808-2485

                        74% likes this, based on 34 reviews
                        Cuisine: Bakery

                      • Hard Rock Cafe - 270 m

                        Address: Av. Pueyrredon 2501
                        Phone: 54-11-4807-7625

                        70% likes this, based on 368 reviews
                        Cuisine: American
                        Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 16

                      • Fervor - 140 m

                        Phone: 4804-4944

                        83% likes this, based on 405 reviews
                        Cuisine: Argentinean

                      • El Sanjuanino - 150 m

                        Address: Posadas 1515
                        Phone: (011) 4805 2683

                        65% likes this, based on 366 reviews

                      Getting there.

                      This luxury property boasts the prime position in the heart of the City, a stone’s throw from the Pilar's Church. J. Newbery AeroPark Airport is 3.8km, Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini International Airport is 32.5km from the hotel, while Retiro Train Station is only 1.8km away.

                      Getting around.

                      Driving from the Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini International Airport take Richieri highway and follow the signs to 25 the Mayo highway. Take the 9 De Julio exit and drive straight 40 blocks until Posadas St. turn left into Posadas until Ayacucho St. turn left 1 block and the hotel entrance is on the left hand side. Transfers to the hotel can be arranged through the hotel concierge. A fee will be charged where applicable.

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  1 am
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  1 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2012
                      • Number of rooms:
                        190

                      Hotel Awards

                      ArgentineanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBuenos AiresAlvear Palace

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Spa Hotels in Argentina

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                      Alvear Palace Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Alvear Palace

                      Average guest rating

                      9.2out of 10
                      Exceptional
                      Based on 76 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Rooms
                      10.0
                      Value
                      9.5
                      Service
                      9.2
                      Location
                      9.0

                      Individual guest reviews

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        Just a great hotel with incredible service. The rooms are fantastic

                      • Older travelers
                        7.4

                        Spa and the food

                        fitness-limited number of machines

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        Quality of the hotel infrastructure, service and glamour.

                      • Family with children
                        9.6

                        THe staff were professional with an excellent standard for service. I loved the old-fashion butler service. They were particularly friendly to my 8 year old daughter who came with me. The location is superb - the best in the city. I would definitely book through you again and return to that hotel. We had a wonderful time. The hotel is beautiful and something really special. The room-service wasn't the best, but it won't change us returning there. I hope this has been helpful.

                        The room service wasn't great. I don't mean the food, so much as kind of messing up our orders. They quickly corrected it though, so you can't really blame them. The hotel was very full and I think they were just extremely busy.

                      • Group of friends
                        9.6

                        I loved the quality of service which was outstanding in all areas. Room attendants, restaurant and bar, conciergerie, front desk, and even. Operators

                        They charge to much for computers at the business center. The foid offered for room service is wirhwr fair or good, but it is muxh better at the restaurantes

                      • Single
                        9.2

                        The staff was always and courteous. The location was amazing as well as the facilities. Breakfast was excellent.

                        Tbe Swimming pool opened only at 2:00 Pm.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        Breakfast is fabulous, staff is great

                      • Single
                        6.2

                        Good location; cigar bar & wide corridors

                        Too noisy & busy in the lobby; too many functions daily; very poor drive-in; separation walls too thin; need sound proofing as I could hear the toilet in the room adjoining my suite. Poor room service menu & service. Overall poor value for money when compared to the luxury hotels in different parts of the world. I am a very seasoned world traveler & have stayed in most of the reputed, luxury, city hotels, which is the basis of my comparison & my remarks.

                      • Couple
                        10.0

                        Hotel is simply amazing. Staff was very helpful, concierge services were really great, and breakfast/lunch were amazing. The restaurant La Bourgone was where I had the best meal in Buenos Aires.

                        There was one thing in particular that I didnt enjoy. I had a spa treatment (which was really good), but the massage I had was terrible! For a hotel like Alvear, I has expecting nothing but a fantastic massage, but instead I had a masseur who left me with a back pain. I do not recommend massages there (at least with that one masseur - Victor, I SUPPOSE, NOT SURE)

                      • Single
                        8.2

                        Most of the staff spoke English which was helpful. Concierge service was great.

                        Sometimes the individuals getting the taxis were not very helpful. Other times service was slow. For example, when a request was made the response was "someone will be right there". Oftentimes "right there" meant an hour.

                      • Older travelers
                        9.6

                        building, location & service

                        It is expensive but I guess that is why everything is very good.

                      • Couple
                        5.0

                        we liked the bell boy service, the historical style

                        the rooms were too small, old and not well maintained and way over priced!! we did not like the service we received in the dinning room at breakfast and it was over priced and not good value. the spa serice was good but the spa was very small, old and not efficient or comfortable. Not a very relaxing atmosphere the furniture in the lobby is old and ugly and worn out!!

                      • Older travelers
                        9.2

                        One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Most friendly and relaxed, but with impeccably high standards

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Alvear Palace Hotel - Buenos Aires Buenos Aires location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      Av Alvear 1891, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1129AA

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Buenos Aires
                        2.8km
                      Airports
                      • Airport. Jorge Newbery (AEP)
                        4.1km
                      • Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini (EZE)
                        29.4km
                      Train Stations
                      • Retiro Station
                        1.3km
                      • Once railway station
                        2.9km
                      Underground stations
                      • Retiro Subway Station
                        1.4km
                      • Callao Subway Station - Route D
                        1.4km
                      Restaurants
                      • La Bourgogne (cuisine: French)
                        30 m
                      • Fervor (cuisine: Argentinean)
                        140 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  1 am
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  1 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2012
                      • Number of rooms:
                        190

                      Hotel Awards

                      ArgentineanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBuenos AiresAlvear Palace

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Spa Hotels in Argentina

                      Use Badge