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Buenos Aires
Travel Guide

The capital city of Argentina combines a European flavor with a rich history and energetic nightlife.

Often called the “Paris of South America,” Buenos Aires offers tree-lined boulevards with 19th-century architecture, and colorful neighborhoods and nightlife districts that rival the best in the world.

A great way to get your bearings in Buenos Aires is to use the metro network, which will take you almost anywhere in the city. Start at the Plaza de Mayo, in the Downtown area. The Argentine Revolution took place here, and it’s the location of the distinctive Casa Rosada, the pink building housing the office of Argentina’s president.

Make your way to La Recoleta Cemetery where you’ll find the resting places of Argentina’s most famous people, including Eva Perón. The surrounding neighborhood is home of the city’s rich and famous and has some of the best architecture in the city.

Head north of Recoleta on the metro and you’ll find Palermo, the city’s most trendy neighborhood. Terraced houses and cobblestone streets house boutiques and cafés. Wander along the avenues to the north or, if you’re traveling with kids, visit the Buenos Aires Zoo. Return at night and enjoy the city’s best bars and nightlife in Palermo Hollywood. See a tango show or enjoy a glass of Argentinian malbec.

Many visitors also visit Buenos Aires to shop, so if you like international designers, be sure to visit Florida and Lavelle streets in the Downtown area. For a more local experience, explore the shops in Palermo Soho and Viejo.

The port district of Puerto Madero is great for a photo opportunity looking back at the city. Head south to La Boca, spiritual home of the Boca Juniors soccer team. The neighborhood is known for its brightly colored houses and Italian influence. Catch a game at the Bombonera to experience South American passion and energy at its best.

For more details on interesting local attractions and activities, check out our things to do in Buenos Aires page.

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Where to stay in Buenos Aires

Bulnes Eco Suites
Bulnes Eco Suites
4 out of 5
Bulnes 1905, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
The price is CA $67 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13

Located in Palermo, this aparthotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Alto Palermo Shopping Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Palace of the Argentine National Congress ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (627 reviews)

"Couldn’t do enough for us. So courteous and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 25, 2020

Bulnes Eco Suites
Holiday Inn Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport
Holiday Inn Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport
3.5 out of 5
Martin Miguel De Guemes 4718, Autopista Riccheri Km. 20, Ciudad Evita, Buenos Aires
The price is CA $97 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Autódromo de Buenos Aires Juan y Oscar Gálvez, José Amalfitani Stadium, and Campanopolis - Aldea ...

4.2/5Excellent! (885 reviews)

"The hotel is located in an excellent location if you are continuing travelling or taking ealy International fly as in just 15 minutes from Ezeiza Airport."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 30, 2020

Holiday Inn Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport
AQ Tailored Suites
AQ Tailored Suites
4 out of 5
Montevideo 937, Buenos Aires
The price is CA $86 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Located in Recoleta, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Teatro Colon, Florida Street, and Obelisco. Palace of the Argentine National Congress and Plaza ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (186 reviews)
Excellent

"Excellent room with everything we needed. Good central location. Very helpful reception staff. Plentiful & fresh breakfast. We enjoyed the complimentary glass of wine in the evenings."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2020

AQ Tailored Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Bulnes Eco Suites
Bulnes Eco Suites
4 out of 5
Bulnes 1905, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal
The price is CA $67 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13

Located in Palermo, this aparthotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Alto Palermo Shopping Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Palace of the Argentine National Congress ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (627 reviews)

"Couldn’t do enough for us. So courteous and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 25, 2020

Bulnes Eco Suites
AQ Tailored Suites
AQ Tailored Suites
4 out of 5
Montevideo 937, Buenos Aires
The price is CA $86 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Located in Recoleta, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Teatro Colon, Florida Street, and Obelisco. Palace of the Argentine National Congress and Plaza ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (186 reviews)
Excellent

"Excellent room with everything we needed. Good central location. Very helpful reception staff. Plentiful & fresh breakfast. We enjoyed the complimentary glass of wine in the evenings."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2020

AQ Tailored Suites
Casa Campus Pilar
Casa Campus Pilar
3 out of 5
Mariano Acosta 1650, Presidente Derqui, Buenos Aires
The price is CA $35 per night from Apr 6 to Apr 7

Located in Pilar Centro, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Austral University, Hospital Universitario Austral, and IAE Business School. Las Palmas ...

4/5Very Good! (99 reviews)

"Great food. friendly staff.good price"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 14, 2020

Casa Campus Pilar
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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