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Lovely castle like!

From the outside this castle like building sticks out on the beach and can't be missed. We had a... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
vagabondafelice
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Carisolo, Italy
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Fun- as an attraction!

The Torreón has still got that x factor as an attraction as it exudes the atmosphere of 1904 when... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Perry B
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Hong Kong, China
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18 May 2018
“Lovely castle like!”
14 Sep 2018
“Mrs Garcia”
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Desde 1904 somos la postal indiscutida de Mar del Plata, son 109 anos de compromiso con la ciudad y con vos. Hoy queremos que vuelvas a disfrutar del mejor paisaje oceanico urbano, que nos redescubras, que conozcas nuestros servicios, los nuevos...more
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This place has a room in my heart. With the beautiful view all around the beach it is one of the most wonderful places to visit when you are in Mar del Plata. After we walked from the Casino up to El Torreon del Monje,...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

From the outside this castle like building sticks out on the beach and can't be missed. We had a drink on the terrace there while we contemplated the view over the sea and along the coast.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We stopped here for afternoon tea and while the views were magnificent, the flan was subpar and service was alright.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The past grandeur of Mar del Plata is evident. Sadly, the trash & graffiti throughout the beach area detract from the experience. It could be so much nicer. The torreon was nice to see but it just seems tired.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

A landmark of Mar Del Plata. Wish there was a cool museum section as the love story regarding the fortress is charming. I guess have a coffee inside and daydream a little?

Thank Adriana P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The Torreón has still got that x factor as an attraction as it exudes the atmosphere of 1904 when it was first built. It´s a vibrant, living piece of history wherein one can soak in the Mar Platense ambience! Much recommended!

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Built at the turn of the century (1900) as a home for a wealthy businessman in style of a medieval castle the torreon del monje houses a pretty expensive cafe/ Restaurant today. In the lobby are some old pictures informing about the history of the...More

Thank Jörg T
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Fake "castle" close to the beach. It's only a medium sized, extremely high priced restaurant inside, next to a souvenir shop and an "art fair". I cannot evaluate the food quality since we were not served when sitting in the restaurant. So we left.

Thank Picadores
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Unfortunately all the documentation is in Spanish but it is nice place to sit, relax and have a drink.

Thank Di_vincent
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is a highly recommended place to visit. It has an amazing view of the shore and the city. The cafe inside the building is excellent. We had a great coffee with croissants. Nice service, free WiFi (no passcode, yes, that's good !). Don't miss...More

1  Thank Daniel R
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