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Torreon del Monje

Alvear y El Mar | Paseo Jesus de Galndiez S/N, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
+54 223 451-9467
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Fake medieval castle

Built at the turn of the century (1900) as a home for a wealthy businessman in style of a medieval... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Jörg T
via mobile

Fake "castle" close to the beach. It's only a medium sized, extremely high priced restaurant... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
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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 espacios y te sorprendas con nuestra exquisita gastronomia.Torreon del MonjeUNA RAZON MAS PARA VOLVERNOS A ELEGIRAlvear y el mar - Mar del Plata - Buenos Aires - Argentina
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  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
15 Jan 2017
“Fake medieval castle”
30 Jul 2016
Alvear y El Mar | Paseo Jesus de Galndiez S/N, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
+54 223 451-9467
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Reviewed 16 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 13 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
Reviewed 27 December 2015

the historic entrance into the beach that offers a great view of the area. There is a restaurant inside the site which is a great place to have a meal for a great price to enjoy a great view

Thank JA Experiences N
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

be really careful if you decide to visit here based off the location in trip advisor. The pictures show this location as being on the beach, however the map shows this location as inland. The map location is actually in the ghetto. Mar del Plata...More

Thank guerrila
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Take a Leisurely walk along the shore and head to this grand monument. It is a perfect place to stop for a coffee and snack with a gorgeous view of the ocean. Go from here to the Guemes St for a memorable stroll down its...More

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We spent a most delightful evening at the Torreon. The staff were most helpful and helped with our choices of various courses. The ambiance of the different rooms made this a very special place to visit with friends. The food was well prepared; the portions...More

Thank ThaboCapeStFrancis
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Fantastic location with a great history. The legend of torreon del monje is brilliant, must go and visit it

Thank Amelia J
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The Torreon is an evergreen attraction. We found the atmosphere to be wonderful. The food and Malbec wine also complemented the whole experience marvellously. The level of service was also impressive ! The wonderful waiter even took the time to explain the history of the...More

1  Thank Perry B
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