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What We Love

  • Breakfast is included in the Jetsetter rate
  • Some rooms come with a free nonalcoholic minibar
  • Fantastic location near historic Recoleta Cemetery
  • Reportedly an early home for Eva Perón
  • Afternoon tea in the greenhouse-style Terraza Jardín Mallorca
  • Old World elegance
  • Atmospheric Jazz Voyeur club with live jazz every weekend

What To Know

  • Best for those looking for a quiet stay; not a party hotel
  • Standard guestrooms are on the small side, at 322 square feet
  • The rooftop bar and Jacuzzi are closed June through August
  • Free WiFi only in the hotel’s public areas; in your room you have to plug in
  • The hotel is filled with valuable antique furniture — don’t be a bull in a china shop

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

The Review

Located in Buenos Aires (Recoleta), Meliá Recoleta Plaza is minutes from Plaza Francia and San Martin Square. This 4.5-star hotel is close to Teatro Colon and Obelisco.

Make yourself at home in one of the 57 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring espresso makers and LED televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets, and all rooms are furnished with sofa beds. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while DVD players and cable programming provide entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. This Art Deco hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel’s 3 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and meeting rooms. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

How to Get There

Meliá Recoleta Plaza
Posadas 1557
Buenos Aires, 1112 Argentina

Reviews

Melia Recolta - Great place to Stay
Ricorican

We stayed at the Melia Recoleta Plaza Hotel during our recent visit to BA. Great location, close to restaurants, shopping and attractions. The rooms was nice size, clean, & quite, The staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel has a theme around Evita because this was her home for a few years in the 1940's, so it make interesting reading and understanding the history. Would certainly stay here again on our next visit to BA.

Great hotel
Abfraz

We had a few nights at this hotel whilst staying in Buenos Aires. I have to say that the hotel is in an amazing location in Recoleta and within walking distance of the famous cemetery. At the moment due to the devaluation of their currency it’s cheap to get a cab and it’s only a quick drive to all the other to see places in this city.
The staff were very professional and always helpful. The only thing I could find to criticise was that once you left the ground floor it seemed a little dated or could do with a refurb. Saying that the room was clean, comfortable and certainly met our needs. Would recommend a visit and to stay.

Great Hotel, Great Location, Excellent Staff
EnglishSouthJersey

Fantastic hotel in a great neighborhood. Recoleta is a really good location for tourists. All the staff we encountered were really friendly and helpful but the front desk staff, particularly Juan Pablo and Francisco were really excellent. They helped enhance our stay in Buenos Aires by providing us with helpful recommendations for restaurants and places to visit.
The hotel also arranged airport pickup for us and that worked perfectly.
Would thoroughly recommend this hotel.
Michele and Larry