Where to Stay in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is a vibrant city with plenty of accommodation options for visitors. For a truly authentic experience, the best place to stay is in one of the city’s many neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm. Recoleta is a popular choice for its luxurious hotels and proximity to some of the city’s top attractions, including the famous Recoleta Cemetery. Palermo, on the other hand, is perfect for those looking for a trendy and lively atmosphere, with its many restaurants, bars, and boutiques. San Telmo is another great option, known for its bohemian vibe and historic architecture. No matter where you stay in Buenos Aires, you’re sure to be surrounded by culture, history, and all the excitement this beautiful city has to offer.

I will list some great places to stay in several neighborhoods. But please note, I will not list any places in the La Boca neighborhood as I don’t believe it is safe in the evenings.

πŸ”΅ Hotels/guesthouses
🟑 Hostels
🟒 Apartments (called departamentos in Argentina)

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Where to Stay in Belgrano, Buenos Aires

The plaza in the center of the Belgrano neighborhood
The plaza in the center of the Belgrano neighborhood

πŸ”΅ Argenta Suites Belgrano

The Argenta Suites Belgrano is in a fantastic location in the Belgrano neighborhood; just 3 blocks from the subte, and one block from Cabildo Avenue. There is both a sauna and an outdoor swimming pool. A lovely continental breakfast is served, from fresh juices to breads, meats, and cheeses. All rooms have an outdoor patio, and several offering a kitchenette. The staff can arrange shuttles to the Ezeiza airport. The spaces are stylish and very clean.

πŸ”΅ Urbanica The Libertador Hotel

The Urbanica The Libertador Hotel is located just next to the Belgrano C Mitre Train station and a short walk to the beautiful Barrio Chino and its impressive gate. There area is becoming very hip with its many bars, restaurants, street food, and cafes. The hotel is very clean and modern, and a wonderful continental breakfast is included, though you can pay a fee for a “Starbucks Breakfast.” It’s not far from the Jorge Newberry airport, so this would be a great spot to stay if you need to get to the airport early in the morning. Rooftop pool.

Where to Stay in Caballito, Buenos Aires

A cute cafe in the Caballito neighborhood
A cute cafe in the Caballito neighborhood in Buenos Aires

🟒 Nice Apart en Caballito. VisitÑ Buenos Aires

This is a private apartment in the Caballito Neighborhood, in a stylish old building from 1924. This apartment has 1 bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and a coffee machine, and a bathroom with a shower, towels, and free toiletries, and air conditioning. The hosts are very responsive. A short walk to Caballito Park.

Where to Stay in Micro-Centro, Buenos Aires

The Obelisco in the micro centro of Buenos Aires
The Obelisco in the micro centro of Buenos Aires

πŸ”΅ Lennox Buenos Aires

The Lennox Buenos Aires is in a great location, just a couple blocks from the Congreso building, and several subte stations. This area is super walkable to see many attractions. There are two outdoor hot tubs and a gym in this hotel. There is a lounge bar for relaxing, and a continental breakfast is included.

πŸ”΅ Hotel Chemin

The staff at Hotel Chemin works 24hr around the clock and is very knowledgeable about the area. This is a great location, near subte stations, and the weekend night Times Square vibe of the nearby Corrientes Avenue. A continental breakfast is included. The hotel itself is in an historic building with lots of character.

πŸ”΅ Tanguero Hotel Boutique Antique

As the name suggests, the Tanguero Hotel Boutique Antique is a traditional tango inspired place to stay. The dark wooden walls and old fashioned decΓ³r are reminiscent of the Buenos Aires tango scene of years gone by. There is a spa, hot tubs, small gym facility, and a wonderful breakfast is included.

πŸ”΅ Globales Republica

The location of the Globales Republica is ideal; it is just across from the Obelisco and several rooms have patios that have a direct view of this famous Buenos Aires landmark. There are several bus stops and subte stations nearby for good transportation. The hotel offers free breakfast in the mornings.

Where to Stay in Palermo, Buenos Aires

The Botanical Gardens in the Palermo neighborhood
The Botanical Gardens in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires

πŸ”΅ Casa Caravan – Plant Based Concept House

This is a beautiful and comfortable boutique hotel. There is an outdoor pool with lots of green space. Free breakfast is included, and there are vegan options. It is in a fantastic location in the center of Palermo Soho. The staff is very friendly and welcoming, and speak English well. You will not be disappointed about a stay in this hotel.

πŸ”΅ Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires Palermo

This hotel is in a great location, right on the border between Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood. The staff is very friendly, speaks English, and can give advice about the area. Also, you can trade your USD for pesos at the blue rate right here at the hotel. A fantastic breakfast is included. There is an outdoor swimming pool, which is perfect for those humid summer days.

πŸ”΅ Palermo Viejo Bed & Breakfast

The Palermo Viejo is located right in the corner of Palermo Soho, near Villa Crespo, which is another fantastic neighborhood. You can enjoy the (included) breakfast outside on the back patio. The space is peaceful and quiet, and they have a library with a book swap available. You can easily walk to all the great cafes, restaurants, and bars in both Palermo and Villa Crespo.

🟑 Selina Palermo

Selina Hotels/hostels are popular for a reason. They are clean, social, and have great facilities. The wifi is fast, and the beds are comfortable. This location has a shared lounge, stylish terrace, playground, a restaurant and bar. There is a lot of security so you don’t have to worry about that. Both shared and private rooms are available. They offer airport pick-ups, and live music on Friday nights.

πŸ”΅ Home Hotel

The Home Hotel is a boutique hotel in the heart of Palermo Soho, just 10 blocks from Plaza Serrano. The decΓ³r is stunning- full of stylish design and green spaces. There is a beautiful outdoor pool in the back garden with several seating options. The staff is very friendly and can offer advice on what to do and see in the city, as well as arrange a driver between the hotel and the airport. Breakfast is included.

Where to Stay in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires

A view of the Puente de la Mujer in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires
A view of the Puente de la Mujer in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires

πŸ”΅ Believe Madero Hotel

The Believe Madero Hotel is in a good location between Puerto Madero and San Telmo. You can take very nice walks along the dams, and into the nearby ecological reserve. This is one of the most affordable hotel options in the Puerto Madero area. A free American breakfast is included every morning. There are several dining options all along Puerto Madero nearby. The location is particularly perfect if you’re planning to take the ferry to Uruguay.

Where to Stay in Recoleta, Buenos Aires

Plaza Francia, in the Recoleta neighborhood, Buenos Aires
Plaza Francia, in the Recoleta neighborhood, Buenos Aires

πŸ”΅ Cyan Recoleta Hotel

This hotel is simple, yet functional, and in a fantastic location just next to the Recoleta Cemetery. A laundry service is available, and a breakfast is included. There is 24hr security, so you can feel secure coming and going from the hotel. There are several restaurants, cafes, and sights to see nearby.

πŸ”΅ Le Cinque Lusso Recoleta

The Le Cinque Lusso Recoleta is located just a few minutes walk to the center of Recoleta, and its many sights: cemetery, cultural center, parks, etc. The security is 24hr so you can feel safe here. The design is not very modern, but the rooms are comfortable and functional.

Where to Stay in San Telmo, Buenos Aires

The Sunday Feria in San Telmo, Plaza Dorrego, Buenos Aires
The Sunday Feria in San Telmo, Plaza Dorrego, Buenos Aires

🟑 Viajero Hostel Buenos Aires

This is a really fun hostel in a great location in San Telmo. Private rooms are also available if you don’t want to share. They are very serious about security, so you can always feel safe there. They also have a number of activities and tours that leave from the hostel so you can meet people and do group stuff. There is an outdoor swimming pool in the back, and the staff organizes games to facilitate socialization. It’s a really great place to meet people. Easy to walk to the center of San Telmo, Casa Rosada, and several bus stops.

🟑 Granados Hostel

The Granados Hostel has strong hostel vibes- good social life, wifi, good shared spaces, less privacy, and slightly less cleanliness standards. The hostel has a restaurant, a common kitchen, and a terrace with BBQ facilities. The hostel is just steps from Plaza Dorrego, and is a perfect location for the Sunday markets. There is so much to explore in the San Telmo neighborhood.

🟑 Via Via Buenos Aires RJC

This hostel is located in a great location in the center of San Telmo, near the Sunday Feria and a 10-minute walk from the Casa Rosada. American style breakfast is included. The staff is friendly and the vibe is very social.

πŸ”΅ Lina’s Tango Guesthouse

Lina’s Tango Guesthouse is located just two blocks from a subte station, and a short walk to the main center of San Telmo. This area of this neighborhood can get quite busy, but the it is tranquil and calm inside the inner patio where you can rest and relax, and chat with other travelers. A simple breakfast is included.

πŸ”΅ Telmho Hotel Boutique

The Telmho Hotel Boutique is in a fantastic location, right in the center of San Telmo, near the Plaza Dorrego. Breakfast is included with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. There is 24hr reception so no need to worry about security. You can relax on the fantastic rooftop garden.

Where to Stay in Villa Crespo, Buenos Aires

🟒 Estilo Crespo

This is a private studio apartment that is perfect for one person or a couple. It is very clean and has a fully equipped kitchen for cooking and eating at ‘home.’ The apartment comes with bed linens, towels, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a balcony with city views. It’s a great location, near the center of Villa Crespo, the Chacarita cemetery, and Palermo.

🟒 The Blue House

This is a private apartment that has one separate bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and oven, and 1 bathroom, as well as a flat-screen TV. There is a private swimming pool on the rooftop. The host is very accommodating.

🟒 Departamento en Villa Crespo

This is a private apartment that can house up to 6 people with 3 separate bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and oven, and 2 bathrooms. Towels and bed linen are offered in the apartment. The apartment is clean and the hosts are responsive. There is also a parking garage. The location is perfect and within walking distance from Palermo.

🟒 Casa San José

Here you can find studio apartments with a beautiful patio, a seating area, cable flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchenette with a fridge and a microwave, and a private bathroom with bidet and a hairdryer. A toaster and electric tea pot are also available. Great location.

🟒 Start Apartments

The apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning, a terrace with city views, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center. The apartment is clean and comfortable.


Buenos Aires is a beautiful city, with several equally beautiful accommodations (alojamiento) within the city. I hope you’re able to find the right place for you to have a perfect stay in Buenos Aires.

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