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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2007

Love Buenos Aires, but Design hotel is neither the hotel or location if your under 50. After reading several trip adviser comments, we opted to have our own experience (regretfully) Firstly the hotel: The staff struggle to communicate with you in English, they are not interested in making your stay a happy experience. The rooms although somewhat trendy are small... More 

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São Paulo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2007

I was trying to start this review with a positive spirit. But I simply can't. the only good thing about the Designer Suites Buenos Aires are the fotos from the website. Strategically taken, the fotos criate a make-up that does not let you see the awful weekend you are going to have by stayng there. We arrived at night, and... More 

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Reviewed 21 December 2006

I loved the pictures of the hotel at the website but after reading some reviews of this site I doubted to stay here. Fortunally I decided to have my own experience and now I can tell you the great stay I enjoy here... Let me tell you that the staff at the reception desk , housekeeping and restaurant was very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 November 2006

The website looked amazing & we had stayed in the El Calafate Design Suites (which was gorgeous) so we booked the Buenos Aires Design Suites. If I was to choose one word to describe the hotel it would be `disappointing`. The room was like a student bedsit and was showing its age. The reception was narrow and the art was... More 

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montevideo, uruguay
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2006

very good location in buenos aires, one block from santa fe street Very modern design in the decoration, but the whole establishment lacks quality... Not bad the rooms, nice decoration, but, again, no good quality showing. Very poor breakfast, In all, just an average impression

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Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2006

The staff seems to be underpaid and overworked, just 1 girl runs the bar and room service at once, microwaving god knows when done food and attending tables at the same time, not her fault, bad management i guess, don't believe the advertised price, add up 60% more on 'misterious' taxes, the dollar value is taken WAY down market price... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2006

I think some reviews are a bit too hard. Maybe people are expecting some luxury hotel, which is not the case. Is is a well priced hotel and, for the price, very different from most anything in Buenos Aires. Stayed in a "small" suite, but very reasonable for two people. The only complaint is that the the bathroom is indeed... More 

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Reviewed 20 August 2005

I just read the negative reviews about this hotel and must say that my experience was much different. I was there in March with my husband and two children and we stayed in a suite that had a view out toward the front of the hotel. It was lovely. Across the street is something like the Dept. of Education (or... More 

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atlanta, ga
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2005

Loved how comfortable and conveninet it was. My room had an expresso machine and a nice seating area. The room is simple but contemporary and worth every penny. It was not a full service hotel but perfect for young people wanting to stay in a nice looking place without people bugging you.

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New York City
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Reviewed 22 November 2004

We chose Design Suites for several reasons: pictures and descriptions of the size of its rooms which feature unusually modern design and modern furniture; its rating as a 4 Star hotel; its location in a central yet less touristy part of BA; and the price - about $82 a day including breakfast and all taxes. (There are many 4 Star... More 

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Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Impeccable contemporary design, rooms with city views and hydro massage bathtubs can be enjoyed just 1 block from elegant Santa Fe Avenue. The lobby boasts an indoor reflecting pool and an art gallery. Wi-Fi is free.Design Suites Buenos Aires offers 4-star style facilities just 4 blocks from Callao subway station. Guests have free access to a top of the line gym 1 block and a half away.Air conditioned rooms feature designer style furniture with minimalistic inspired decor. There are flat-screen TVs and kitchenettes with microwaves and coffee makers.A full buffet breakfast with croissants and regional jams can be enjoyed in the dining area, decorated with local artwork. The restaurant offers a varied dining menu and room service.The historic Recoleta Cemetery and world renowned Colon Theater are less than 10 blocks away.Jorge Newbery Airport is 3 miles from the Suites. Private parking is available nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Design Suites Buenos Aires

Address: Marcelo T. de Alvear 1683, Buenos Aires C1060AAE, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Recoleta
Price Range: $116 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Design Suites Buenos Aires 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Design Suites And Towers Hotel Buenos Aires
Design Hotel Buenos Aires
Hotel Style:
#89 Luxury Hotel in Buenos Aires
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“Go to a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 586garethw, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Suites have view on the city, junior suites and standard rooms have not”
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 of 5 bubbles Akulon, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Our room in the second tower seemed to be quiet and not on the main road”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisco88, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back tower are quieter. Some standard rooms are larger than others so ask if concerned.”
 of 5 bubbles TilleyBoy1, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over the park!”
 of 5 bubbles SusannaH778, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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