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Sydney
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of our three month travels through South America. We spent most of our time staying in cheap hostels but this was one of the places we decided to spend some more money and enjoy a little bit of luxury. We had come from trekking in Peru and Bolivia so some rest and...

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1Thank Amy C
Reviewed 29 February 2012

Minimal chic hotel in a great scenery in Maipu. The balcony is great and you can get a grape in the wineyard in a few steps. Very cozy and you will disconnect from everything here. It's beautiful, staff is friendly, food is pretty decent. Only 8 rooms, to is really calm. I would recommend for a romantic getaway.

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3Thank sarahgalvao
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Beautiful hotel located in the surroundings of Mendoza. Yes it is far away from the city and not truly on a vineyard but the staff is great, the hotel architecture very appealing and the food delicious. Perfect for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere and prefer modern minimalist interior design rather than standardized luxury.

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1Thank Ly-Antho
Dublin Ireland
Reviewed 13 June 2011

We stayed at El Aguamiel for 3 nights in April 2011 and really loved it. The rooms are very comfortable and staff very friendly and helpful. We wanted to do a wine tour of the region and got some excellent tips from the staff. One thing surprised us was that the restaurant is under used. The food was fantastic as...

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1Thank MartinByrne
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2011

I'm glad I didn’t take too much notice of the last couple of poor reviews - seemed to me to have been written in anger. I had a great stay and would certainly recommend this place (indeed it had been recommended to me by someone who travels to this area a lot). The design is outstanding. Think luxury minimalist Scandinavian...

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2Thank skyblazer
Miami
Reviewed 7 April 2011

The 6 foot electric fence around the compound was said to be for "the animals". I was expecting a hotel on a vineyard with some good food and tasty wine. That's not the case. It's quite a production to have dinner. If you want to eat dinner there you are instructed to tell them in advance so they can get...

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2Thank Soon2bebride
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 April 2011

We had high expectations for Aguamiel. This on our long trip was where we decided to spend the most money per night. It sounded like a lovely vineyard in the center of Maipu in Mendoza. You pull through a favela (not the nicest neighborhood) and you encounter a closed property. You enter through the gate and enter into the hotel...

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2Thank Sammy-Trotter
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 March 2011

This is not hotel among lush vineyards. This is a few acres bought in the middle of an Argentinian favela / shantytown, where they built high design (but poorly built with cheap materials) cabanas, enclosed them in an electrified fence to keep out the locals and the wild dogs from the surrounding favelas and planted about 30 rows of vines...

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4Thank Tranimal1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2011

My husband and I stayed here over Christmas 2010 for 3 nights and cannot sing its praises highly enough. We aren't the kind of couple to plan ahead and only found this hotel the day before we arrived, and to be honest, from the photos, we were a bit concerned we'd be staying at MFI. Couldn't have been more wrong....

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1Thank NogsyNoodah
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 January 2011

We stayed in Mendoza for 5 nights, 3 of which were at the El Aguamiel. The location is fairly difficult to find on maps or with google maps, but once we figured out where it was, we realized it was very centrally located to some great wineries and main roads the lead through the greater Mendoza area. The hotel itself...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about El Aguamiel

Address: Calle IV esq. Anchorena, Maipu, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Cuyo > Province of Mendoza > Maipu
Hotel Class:4 star — El Aguamiel 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
El Aguamiel Hotel Maipu
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“All rooms are equally good”
 of 5 bubbles MartinByrne, 13 Jun 2011 | Read review
“Go down the road to Club Tapiz.”
 of 5 bubbles Soon2bebride, 6 Apr 2011 | Read review
“Spend your money on wines and a remise not here”
 of 5 bubbles Sammy-Trotter, 4 Apr 2011 | Read review
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