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Alvear Palace Hotel

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Indoor pool
Indoor spa bath
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds

Overview of Alvear Palace Hotel

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Alvear Palace Hotel

5.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Avenida Alvear 1891, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, 1129

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBrazilian Embassy9 min walk
  • Popular LocationMuseo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernandez Blanco12 min walk
  • Popular LocationFaculty of Medicine - UBA4 min drive
  • AirportBuenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.)28 min drive

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About this area

Buenos Aires

Alvear Palace Hotel is located in Recoleta, a neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, and is in the city centre and near the airport. Teatro Colon and Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Patio Bullrich and Florida Street. Travelling with kids? Consider 9 de Julio Avenue, or check out an event or a game at Luna Park. Practise your golf swing with lessons and a golf course nearby, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Plaza Francia - 4 min walk
  • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - 7 min walk
  • Brazilian Embassy - 9 min walk
  • Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernandez Blanco - 12 min walk
  • Faculty of Medicine - UBA - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Buenos Aires Retiro Station - 3 min drive
  • Callao Station (Cordoba Av) - 19 min walk
  • Buenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • Alvear Grill — 1 min walk
  • L Orangerie — 1 min walk
  • El Sanjuanino - 3 min walk
  • Fervor - 3 min walk
  • Sottovoce - 3 min walk

About this property

Alvear Palace Hotel

Family-friendly Buenos Aires hotel in Recoleta, near Plaza Francia
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 3 bars/lounges, a fitness centre and a poolside bar. All 207 soundproofed rooms feature pillowtop beds and 24-hour room service. Guests will find upscale amenities, such as private spa tubs and jetted bathtubs, along with thoughtful touches including pillow menus and bathrobes.
Alvear Palace Hotel offers 207 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with private hot tubs and DVD players. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a jetted bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include minibars and complimentary bottles of water. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the on-site spa, which has 4 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 3 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World and Historic Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (USD 50 per day)
  • Extended parking on site (USD 40 per night)
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: USD 35 for adults and USD 35 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop
  • 3 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (5382 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Jetted bath
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bath and shower

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone
  • Private hot tub
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.50 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • The 21% national VAT (value-added tax) is not included in the price, and may be charged at the property upon checkout for all residents of Argentina. Travellers on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. To qualify for a tax exemption, tourists must present a valid passport and pay for the services rendered with a non-Argentine credit card or via bank transfer from another country. This tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days. In the case of cancelled bookings, the cancellation penalties paid by the traveller will also be subject to the national VAT (21%).

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 35 for adults and USD 35 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 105 per vehicle
  • Valet parking fee: USD 50 per day
  • Extended parking fee: USD 40 per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply
Guests under 3 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Alvear Palace
Alvear Palace Buenos Aires
Alvear Palace Hotel-Leading Hotels World Buenos Aires
Alvear Palace Hotel Buenos Aires
Hotel Alvear Palace
Alvear Palace Hotel-Leading Hotels World
Alvear Palace Hotel-Leading World Buenos Aires
Alvear Palace Hotel-Leading World
Alvear Palace Hotel Leading Hotels of the World
Alvear Palace Hotel Hotel
Alvear Palace Hotel Buenos Aires
Alvear Palace Hotel Hotel Buenos Aires
Alvear Palace Hotel Leading Hotels of the World

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 407 out of 499 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 61 out of 499 reviews
4 - Good 12%
Rating 3 - Okay. 26 out of 499 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 499 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 499 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staying in a empty "Palace" just opening after 16 months of being closed for the pandemic and having to wait 20 minutes to check in is unacceptable
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is a complete ripoff based upon reputation and not on excellence in service or hospitality. Honestly, an American Howard Johnson hotel could outrank this property (and I am not exaggerating). Pros: great location, gorgeous breakfast area, and superb concierges (among the best I've come across). Cons: the rooms are extremely dated - brass and faux gold trimmings everywhere - no modern amenities, the pool is shockingly small that no more than 2 or 3 people could do lap swimming in it. Even though we bought the room/breakfast package, their breakfast is an embarrassment - 3-4 heated items, very limited fruits and pastries, and an extra cost for simple things like omeletes. The breakfast staff is also rude and totally uninterested in mingling with guests. It was so bad we just went elsewhere for breakfast; BA has so many great cafes, why settle for a second-rate breakfast? The hotel, in summary, is in dire need of an overhaul, looks and feels dated, and is not worth the money we spent. Would not recommend as this city has many more affordable options with higher standards of service and amenities.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Smell and leak....
Smelled like sewage and had a significant water leak. Notified the front desk about the water leak and smell when showering and they sent someone up to fix it but no repair was made, it was only cleaned up and perfumed. We tried using the shower again later that night and the leak showed up again. The tech was able to find the simple leak but not easily repair so we had to move rooms around midnight. They did give a small discount off the restaurant but nothing off our room. The food was good but more bar food and nothing fancy. The spa however was great. I’d still recommend this place because your options for 5 stars are limited.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is a beautiful property and has great staff- especially Emanuel. Centrally located. Only room for improvement is their housekeeping/butler response time.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Its a old property and though well kept could use upgrades.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020