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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Hotel is well located and near Defensa. Facility looks old especially the door lock, which we find difficulty locking/unlocking. Heater in certain room was not working. Electric power tripped a few times during our stay. Bottled water is not provided and it cost 25 peso for a small bottle.

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Province of Santa Fe, Argentina
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Is a very nice hotel in San Telmo, good service, very clean and comfortable. The receptionists were very polite and helpfull. Good ubication near Puerto Madero and close to Casa Rosada. I recommend this hotel four couples.

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Colorado
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Stayed here for two nights in February. Our first visit to BA was made memorable by the friendly and helpful Miguel and Lauro. They gave us helpful hints on enjoying BA as a local which is why we travel. Rooms were clean & spacious, beds comfortable, breakfast adequate for us and it was quiet. Internet connection was good in the...

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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at this hotel for about 4 nights. Highly recommend it based on its location, value for money and the hotel manager, Lauro. If you've never been to the city the hotel provides a good base from which to explore the city on foot or by Subte. We also found it good value. The room is small but...

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a small hotel in a good location (San Telmo). Close to restaurants, shops etc. The rooms are big enough and nicely decorated. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We requested a very early breakfast, which was no problem. The breakfast itself is simple: coffee, toast, yogurt and fruit. For us enough, for others maybe too little. The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We stayed here for four nights and can't really fault the hotel or its staff. Having arrived in BA after a very long overnight bus we got to the hotel well before check in but the guy on reception was more than happy to let us have our room straight away so we could shower and change. From then on...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I enjoyed my time at the Hotel Babel. The hotel has a few quirks because it's kind of an older place that's been given a newer character. The bar and reception area are very modern and lively but the rooms are a little old feeling. The door of my room was a bit of a challenge to lock and unlock...

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Germany
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We stayed twice at the hotel in december 2015 (when we arrived in Argentina and at the end of our vacation) - in total we spent 5 nights here. The location is perfect for exploring San Telmo, and other areas of BA can also reached by foot. It is a small hotel with quiet rooms all of which are facing...

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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Super friendly and helpful staff. Really good atmosphere! The location is perfect if you wanna see the main attractions of the city, all within walking distance. The San Telmo neighbourhood is nice and cozy with a lot of bars and restaurants.

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 25 January 2016

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Babel for 6 nights in December of 2015. We can't speak more highly of the hotel and the service provided by the staff, and in particular, Lauro and Miguel. I had recently sprained my ankle, and the staff were more than accommodating, ensuring we were on the ground floor so as not to...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for have chosen Hotel Babel and for taking the time to write this review! We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards, El Equipo de Babel Hotels

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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many different cultures: a true child of immigration, much like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee hours of the morning. During the day, the antique shops and classic cafés and bars around Plaza Dorrego dominate the scene. The emblematic Bar Plaza Dorrego, with its green awnings, checkered tile floors, and wooden interiors, takes you back in time the moment you step inside. For true porteño traditions, San Telmo is the place to be.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about Hotel Babel

Address: Calle Balcarce 946 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1064AAT, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > San Telmo
Price Range: $76 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Babel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Babel Hotel Buenos Aires
Boutique Hotel Babel
Hotel Style:
#89 Business Hotel in Buenos Aires
#93 Romantic Hotel in Buenos Aires
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“Room on bottom floor was very convenient for us but did not have a window”
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“All rooms are set back from the street and open on to a shared internal courtyard”
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“Rooms on the lower floors are cooler in summer (it gets hot in BA)”
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“Rooms on the south side are larger and quieter. 2 rooms on top have balconies but wouldn't recommend as it tends to get noisy.”
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