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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 20 January 2011

One of the best experiences through the world. Location is the heart of Recoleta, one of the quietest areas in BsAs. Major attractions are within walking distance. Hotel itself is small mansion in Art Deco style (mixed with Neoclassic and Art Noveau features), very convenient, clean, and comfortable to stay in. For people, who likes sunbathing, there is the terrace...

3Thank Mikhail_Pr
Reviewed 10 December 2010

I stayed here twice in November 2010 with a friend. The first visit we had room #121. It had 2 twin beds and a queen bed. The bathroom had a toilet where you had to pull the cord to flush the toilet. On the second visit we had room #119. This room was noisier than the first room. It's on...

1Thank ChasingSunshine
Riverside, CA
Reviewed 26 October 2010

If you are on a budget, but want a safe area - this one is for you. Shabby, but clean. Quiet. Use the web site discount and get a day free for each 4 days you buy. The 220 peso room w/bath is quite small. We wanted the large 250 peso one, but none were available. I was able to...

1Thank wilfulRiverside_CA
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 September 2010

The hotel is in a convenient location in Recoleta. This was our second visit to Buenos Aires. We first stayed at the Intercontinental but like the Recoleta area much better even though the IC itself was very nice. Although breakfast is not served, there was an excellent bakery around the corner. We mainly used this place to sleep, shower and...

2Thank ISPpilot
London, UK
Reviewed 14 September 2010

This was a find that we would recommend to anyone. The hotel is in the safest part of Buenos Aires, La Recoleta, with fabulous restaurants and patisseries nearby (we liked Louis XV patisserie). It is next to BA’s stunning cemetery. The rooms are huge and comfortable – parquet floors, high ceilings, old European feel. TV has English channels. Bathroom is...

1Thank CompulsiveReviewer
Reviewed 28 June 2010

Overall, the hotel is clean and the location is really what you would pay for. The safe recoleta neighborhood is probably the sole reason you should choose this hotel. Given the more economical price of the hotel in this expensive neighborhood, it's a reasonable deal. The owner and the managers are decent people. They're not overly welcoming and at times...

1Thank Messi123
Highlands Ranch, CO
Reviewed 6 June 2010

Stayed here for three nights and was quite pleased. Upgraded to the 3rd story (2nd floor) which had a nice balcony. The traffic from the street didn't bother me but the overly amorous couple next door did ;-) Didn't notice that they don't accept credit cards until I was checking out (there was a big sign that I ignored apparently)....

1Thank PManCo
Reviewed 18 April 2010

This old hotel is conveniently situated in Recoleta. The single room with bathroom was ok for the price but it would help if they had a curtain over the glass door to the corridor. Impossible to sleep unless I hung a blanket over the door.

1Thank willynillyAustralia
São Paulo
Reviewed 4 January 2010

Me and my friend we stayed in this hotel for 2 days - we wanted a great location with a great price, and this hotel delivers. We could walk alone in the night, no problems, in one of the bests buenos aires areas. Restaurants and shops nearby, very cool. And the hotel is charming, because is a adapted gigantic town...

1Thank BhellFibla
Reviewed 8 December 2009

Three of us spent 2 nights at Hotel Lion d’Or. We had room 111, which was large enough for us to spread out without crowding the room. It faced the street but with the balcony doors closed at night, we didn’t hear the traffic. The ceilings were high and the wood floors made the room seem even larger. There is...

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Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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We have over 10 years of experience in the sector, the Hotel Lion d'Or is a stylish, comfortable, with a familiar and highly personalized attention, making our hotel your best hosting experience. Our hotel features: 30 Rooms with and without balconies, central heating, air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, Wi-Fi, digital safes, vending drinks and snacks, terrace, lift, breakfast optional, Assistance 24 hour care, tours, shows, car rental service, personalized attention to address everything our guests need. It is located in Recoleta, one of the most distinguished of Buenos Aires, surrounded by shopping centers such as Buenos Aires Desing, Patio Bullrich, restaurants, parks, museums: National Museum of Fine Arts, the Centro Cultural Recoleta, Malba, Palais de Glace, churches like the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar, Recoleta Cemetery, the National Library, 1 block from the Recoleta Mall and attractive night where tranquility and security ensure a pleasant stay. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Pacheco de Melo 2019 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires C1126AAE, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Recoleta
Price Range: €35 - €54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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“Our room on the second floor acing the street was quite large. French doors opened onto a tiny balcony above the street.”
 of 5 bubbles DuaneKelly, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 104 is very affordable but small”
 of 5 bubbles Nyasa07, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“stay in room 111”
 of 5 bubbles srfyogi, 24 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Best location, 5 minutes from the recoleta cementery very safe area and you have to be careful in Buenos aires where you really stay”
 of 5 bubbles Alfredo1976, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Speak spanish and carry a flashlight”
 of 5 bubbles Lightfoot11, 22 Dec 2013 | Read review
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