Castelar Hotel & Spa - Buenos Aires

Av. De Mayo 1152, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1085show map
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Very goodBased on  682 reviews
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Overview

A 25-minute walk from Puerto Madero, Castelar Hotel & Spa is a 4-star excellent property offering a classic accommodation. With accents of historic architecture, the hotel was built in 1929 and renovated in 2009.

The hotel has a great location in the center of a shopping area as well as a hairdresser, a steam room and a treatment room on-site. 10 minutes' walk from Buenos Aires city center.

Nearby points of interest include a museum and a theater.

Set within a 5-minute walk from Avenida de Mayo underground station. The hotel is approximately 15 minutes' drive away from Airport. Jorge Newbery airport.

Rooms

The 151 guest rooms are spread over 12 floors. Castelar Hotel & Spa features rooms with the city view. Bathrooms come with a hydro massage bath, a roll in shower and a bidet.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the restaurant. The property offers a lounge restaurant serving international cuisine. Guests can eat at Cafe Tortoni and Museo del Jamon, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

Corporate travelers can use a business center, a meeting room and a copier available on site.

Relax

Castelar Hotel & Spa is a child-friendly hotel offering cribs and babysitting. On-site fitness amenities include a gym, gymnastics classes and a fitness centre.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   151.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool
Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Turkish bath

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
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Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedFREEChildren above
3 years or adults
Extra bed100% of the room stay
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Gran Rex TheatreGran Rex Theatre2300 ft
Colon TheaterColon Theater3000 ft
Lima Subway StationLima Subway Station400 ft
Avenida de Mayo Subway StationAvenida de Mayo Subway Station400 ft
Saenz Pena Subway StationSaenz Pena Subway Station1000 ft
Piedras Subway StationPiedras Subway Station1000 ft
9 de Julio Subway Station9 de Julio Subway Station1700 ft
Uruguay Subway StationUruguay Subway Station2000 ft
Florida Subway StationFlorida Subway Station3000 ft
La Manzana de Las Luces La Manzana de Las Luces 2500 ftPeru 272
CabildoCabildo2800 ftBolivar 65
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Cafe TortoniCafe Tortoni1400 ft
Plaza AsturiasPlaza Asturias200 ft
El GloboEl Globo300 ft
Museo del JamonMuseo del Jamon400 ft
El ImparcialEl Imparcial300 ft
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Constitución railway stationConstitución railway station1.3 mi
Once railway stationOnce railway station1.4 mi
Retiro StationRetiro Station1.4 mi
Plaza Miserere Subway StationPlaza Miserere Subway Station1.3 mi
Loria Subway StationLoria Subway Station1.8 mi
Castro Barros Subway StationCastro Barros Subway Station2.2 mi
Medrano Subway StationMedrano Subway Station2.2 mi
Rio de Janeiro Subway StationRio de Janeiro Subway Station2.7 mi
Angel Gallardo Subway StationAngel Gallardo Subway Station2.8 mi
Recoleta CemeteryRecoleta Cemetery1.6 miJunin 1790
Palermo HollywoodPalermo Hollywood1.6 miBarrio de Palermo
Alto PalermoAlto Palermo2.1 miAv. Santa Fe y Av Coronel Diaz Subte Line D Bulnes Station
Palermo Palermo 2.6 miBarrio Palermo
Palermo SohoPalermo Soho3.5 miRua Honduras
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Getting around
Airports
Train
Constitución railway station1.4 mi
Underground
Lima Subway Station400 ft
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  682  reviews
  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    everyday lobby asked about credit card, becouse there was some problem. but it looks like hotel was thinking only about miney.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    The so called spa

    Rooms Category Small were in à Bad condition urgently needing renovation. They do Not respond to à 4 Star hotel

  • 7.0
    Very good

    We were very disappointed with Buenos Aires as a city. It was filthy dirty and there were no shops open on sundays or public holidays. The beautiful old buildings were in a very bad state and the whole city needs to be cleaned up.

    The staff behind the desk were ok - not very helpful at all.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Reception staff made us very welcome and complied immediately with a request for a room overlooking the main avenue even though we arrived 4 hrs before check-in time Adequate bathroom and good bed - all linens changed daily with good breakfast each morning. Free daily access to the excellent spa was a big bonus. The rooms are not large but at this price, especially considering location with buses and underground station at the front door, they are a bargain.

    After a 13 hr. flight from Europe, initial feelings may be a bit jaded, but to me, reception was bright and shiny and first feelings were good, but my wife thought that the seating in reception was tired looking with well-worn upholstery - I think it looked a bit better in the morning! The room was smaller than expected and the decoration decidedly dull. The walls and paintwork were in good condition but drab, possibly to be in keeping with the hotel's historical connection. The airconditioning did little to keep the room cool in the heat of February in BA. But the room was not actually unpleasant, just a bit of an initial disappointment. Whole hotel though, is excellent value for money

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The facade of the hotel is very impressive. The tradition can be realized when you look at the doors and the ceiling of the hotel. The rooms are OK and you can feel an "old and romantic" environment. The elevator needs refurbishment. Breakfast is very good and includes beautiful and juicy fruits (some of them seems to be polished). The neighbor is good, also. Definitely a good place to stay.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Hotel was in a very good location and the front desk / concierge extremely efficient and accomodating. Breakfasts were also good.

    We had two stays at the hotel in the period of two weeks and the room we acquired on the second visit was superior to the one we originally received. Room allocation can be hit and miss but even the inferior room was clean and adequate

  • 9.2
    Superb

    We liked the location, the helpful staff at the reception desk who were always willing to suggest ideas.

    We were surprised to find out on our first stay (we stayed 3 times in 3 weeks) that a small room qualified as no windows at all. This made us a little claustrophobic and we were able to upgrade the next day

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    It was clean, good Internet, good breakfast.

    I spoke in Spanish as much as possible, but my Spanish is weak. I felt some disdain for having to speak English with me by some employees. The bell man took advantage of my poor Spanish to call for some kind of taxi when there were many he could have stopped on the street - I was in a hurry to get to the airport. I believe I received a room upgrade. So some staff were good and others were not.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    The service is poor, the room is more then poor

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Lovely hotel. Really enjoyed the decor and the feel of the hotel.We are actually coming back, we enjoyed it so much. Need to think through the organisation of self service at breakfast. You need more than 1 service point or at least a different one for coffee refills etc.I enjoy hotels which have a hint of grandeur and history.

    Some desk staff are great and welcoming. Others might like to improve on their attitude to guests.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Central location, good spa facilities.

    Very dated rooms now in desperate need of modernisation.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    the staff were very helpful as my husband has reduced mobility and uses an electric scooter

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    my room was very small for the rate paid

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    The hotel itself is nice, a bit old, but nice. They have three different saunas which are free to guests (not the spa tough), but they are way less nice than they appear on the website. Breakfast was ok. Services were ok, except for a little disgusting detail.

    We had bedbugs in our room. Not very many, but still! After the first night we just complained that there were insects, and we asked to have the room better cleaned. Then we actually discovered they were bedbugs, and the following day we required to get another room, where we suspected there were still some but we could not find the bloodie bodies at least.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The location was excellent. I particularly liked the inclusion of the circuit baths in the price of the hotel room. The convenience of a spa in the hotel was a nice attraction as well.

    Although there was a wide selection of foods at the breakfast buffett, there was no change in the daily breakfast menu. We stayed for four days and would have liked to see a change in the daily breakfast menu.

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  682 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Design Hotels in Argentina

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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedFREEChildren above
3 years or adults
Extra bed100% of the room stay
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Train
Constitución railway station1.4 mi
Underground
Lima Subway Station400 ft
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