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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Buenos Aires hotel in Recoleta, near Teatro Colon

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This family-friendly Buenos Aires hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of San Martin Square, Teatro Colon, and Plaza San Martin. Obelisco and Torre de los Ingleses are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, 2 bars/lounges, a health club, and a fitness center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 192 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and pillowtop beds. In addition to upscale touches like private spa tubs and jetted tubs, guests will find LCD TVs with digital channels and washers/dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Alvear Palace Hotel features an indoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 5382 square feet (500 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a spa tub, a fitness center, and a sauna. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours), a beach shuttle, and a theme park shuttle. Onsite parking is available (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in December 2012.

Alvear Palace Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 192 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 500 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Year Built 1932 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5382 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Video-game console 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Private spa tub 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Down comforter 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

La Bourgogne - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

L Orangerie - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 4 treatment rooms. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 3 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 3 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after Midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child under 3 years old stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 110.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • All citizens of Argentina will be charged the national value-added tax
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 105 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: USD 43 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 50 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 110.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Alvear Palace Hotel is listed in the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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