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Hotel El Cabildo

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had an OK stay at this hotel, which has clean rooms for an adequate price in the city center. Breakfast is a bit poor in our opinion. Nevertheless, we were quite surprised by the hotel's staff - upon arrival we were told that no rooms were available, even though we had booked in advance. We were also told that...

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Anthem
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is a very small hotel with an elevator that barely can contain one person; however, its proximity to "the action" and tourist draws and its room rates makes it a great choice for the budgeting traveler. Neither receptionist I met spoke English.

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Rimini, Italy
Reviewed 11 April 2015

The air conditioned was a bit noise but all you need is here. All the staff is very helpful and the rooms, old forniture and old bathroom, very clean comparing to most argentinians hotels with same stars.Thank's to everyone....!

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RBacceli, Director Comercial at Hotel El Cabildo, responded to this review

Dear User MarkZambo, Thank you very much for your comment regarding your accommodation at Hotel El Cabildo through TripAdvisor. It is very important for us to know your experience at the Hotel in order to keep improving. We are very glad to read that the staff was very helpful during your stay. Looking forward to receiving you again!! Yours Sincerely,...

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Im not sure why this hotel is so far down on the ratings. the rooms are nice ours had a mini fridge, cable tv & a nice big double bed. the shower was good and the location is excellent for the day time at night its easy just to get a taxi back to the adjacent street and walk to...

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Hawaii
Reviewed 18 July 2014

It is a small modest little hotel but it is right in the middle of everything downtown. It is on a pedestrian walking street and if you get a back room it is total silence! It is actually a 5 minute walk from the obelisk which is the very center of buenos aires. If you are there in their winter...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I gave Hotel El Cabildo a 2/5 only because it is in a great location in the 700 section of the Lavalle pedestrian street. There is plenty of activity going on in this area with many choices for restaurants and shopping. It is within easy walking distance of most of the downtown landmarks and the Sunday market on Calle Defensa....

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Hotel is modest 1*, but I personally would put them one star more. It is not suitable for groups, but ideal for individuals who are on budget. Hotel has 5*, rooms are all equiped with bathroom, A/C and TV. Poor WI-Fi in the rooms though. Breakfast is served in a near by restaurant and if you are staying few days...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 January 2013

For the first time at Buenos Aires and we had booked this hotel pure for its location. In case we are in a city, we walk a lot and want to be near the public transportation. We didn't know what to expect, but the hotel is small (as well as the rooms) but the location makes up right for it....

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Reviewed 9 April 2012

If you're visiting Buenos Aires as a tourist and for a short time (a week or less) it's a great place to stay. It's located between two peatonal streets with lots of shops and bars. Just 3 blocks away from Puerto Madero, 2 blocks from Plaza de Mayo and 5 blocks from the famous Barrio San Telmo. You won't get...

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Phoenix
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Some complain about small rooms with small windows. While this is true, I must point out that the rooms were quiet, the beds were comfortable, the staff was helpful, the location was convienient (we could walk to Plaza San Martin, the Obelisk, Casa Rosada, Teatro Colon, Cafe Tortoni, and Calle Florida). It was also near the subte and stops for...

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Staying in San Nicolas

Neighbourhood Profile
San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theatre lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Hotel El Cabildo

Address: Calle Lavalle 748, Buenos Aires C1047AAP, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Nicolas
Price Range: $36 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel El Cabildo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“highest floor possible its much quieter”
  • such a nice bed
  • Fridge and table area
AndrewJ266, 20 Nov 2014 | Read review
“make sure to get a room in THE BACK AND NOT ON THE STREET. back quiet but street noisy.”
829sidneys, 18 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Try to ask a room with a window on Lavalle street.”
roker16, 14 Feb 2013 | Read review
“- take a room which has proper WIFI connectivity (the signal in certain rooms are poor). - once you need to go to the airport (Ezeiza) ask the hotel to arrange for transfer. It costs around AR 200.”
BernardB944, 8 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Only stayed in one room, can't really give any pointers.”
Ikimashoka, 26 Mar 2012 | Read review
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