According to an old traditional saying, the streets of Buenos Aires have that je ne sais quoi, or ‘las callecitas de Buenos Aires tienen ese no sé qué. Busy cafés and bars, elegant barrios, vast parks, and breathtaking riversides combine to create an electric atmosphere that we enjoy every time we stroll along our green streets. Proud of our charming and vibrant cultural life, the local porteños are a sensual mixture of noisy, sociable, curious and welcoming people; always proud to introduce newcomers to the wonders of this modern Latin-American metropolis.


TAXI : Cab drivers in Buenos Aires never have change. So make sure you always have small bills and some coins for these occasions. We usually leave 10 percent tip.

BUS : Tickets are around 5$ (37p), depending on the distance. Machines don’t take bills, so always carry some coins with you. There are no weekly passes; Porteños use a SUBE card that can be purchased and reloaded in authorised kiosks.

To Stay

The Clubhouse

If you’re travelling with a friend and want to be fully immersed in the young, creative side Buenos Aires then stay at Clubhouse. Predominantly a members club, it has three guestrooms, so visitors become wholly integrated into The Clubhouse family. Expect to meet the top designers and editors in the country, and the manager will be able to put you on the list for any party that you wish to attend. Rooms from £100 per night

Four Seasons

The Four Seasons always means high quality, and their conveniently located property in Recoleta is no exception. A modern hotel block is attached to a belle époque-style mansion via a beautiful terrace with a serene swimming pool and an outdoor bar area. The restaurants, Elena and Nuestro Secreto, also offer some of the best food in the city and there is a separate menu for any  gluten-free foodies (there is a separate menu). A good pick for a family. Ask for General Manager, Tulio Hochkoeppler, he will ensure your trip runs as smoothly as possible. Rooms from £414

Park Hyatt

This stunning hotel comes in two parts: a beautiful old mansion and a contemporary structure. The hotel has impeccable service, making it a very reliable business hotel. It has everything that a business travellers could want – an art gallery, pool and a phenomenal pastry chef who makes a mean alfajor (a biscuit sandwich filled with dulce de leche). Rooms from £389

Fierro Hotel

A straightforward boutique establishment, you get what you pay for at Hotel Fierro.The hotel has a little heated pool on the roof and is conveniently located in the creative Palermo district, which is full of fun restaurants, shops and bars. Rooms from £89

Home Hotel

A 20-room, award-winning hotel, this ivy-covered retreat is an oasis of calm in the middle of Palermo. Filled with comfortable Scandanavian and French-inspired delights, the eclectic boutique brings together the concept of a home and a hotel. The pool, complete with its own bar, is a nice place to sit and relax with a cocktail after a long day of sightseeing. Rooms from £119

The Clubhouse

Four Seasons

Park Hyatt

Fierro Hotel

Home Hotel

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  • Sinibaldi12 hours ago

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