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What We Love

  • Location in trendy Palermo Soho, close to many of the city’s most sought-after restaurants
  • Personalized attention from the friendly staff
  • The lovely rooftop with a Jacuzzi and views across the low-rise neighborhood
  • Large, pressure-perfect overhead showers for lathering up with the luxurious L’Occitane bathing products
  • Reading or taking breakfast on the quiet patio
  • Balconies in each room for surveying the environs

What To Know

  • It’s a bit of a trek to some of the city’s main sights
  • The location may look a little gritty, but the neighborhood is safe and the hotel is spick-and-span
  • The solarium and Jacuzzi on the top floor are accessed by stairs only
  • WiFi is spotty in certain areas
  • With just one Jacuzzi, it's worth making a reservation at the front desk in advance

Amenities

  •  Free WiFi
  •  Handicap-accessible
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Overview

The Review

Amid the shops, galleries and studios of Buenos Aires’s trendy Palermo Soho neighborhood, the 11-room Glu Hotel is a family-run spot that feels like an intimate home but looks like an homage to sleek minimalism. While the surrounding area is busy at all hours, the property has double-paneled walls and double-paned windows that create a quiet haven. The sanctuary-like vibe is reflected in the use of calming yellows, tans and chocolates in the rooms and common areas.

Unlike in many of Buenos Aires’s hotels, the three room types — the Glam Suite, the Glu Suite and the Luxe Suite — are uniformly spacious, with King beds, lounge areas, bar-top kitchen spaces, leather furniture and roomy bathrooms. Most rooms sleep more than a pair,{“type”:”img-inline”,”src”:”/static/images/product/properties/2887/prop-56126-1338411732-full.jpg”,”width”:”275″,”caption”:”The interiors show off a sharp, modern style, but the family-run property has an intimate vibe.”} though the Glu Hotel attracts couples and friends precisely for its space and personal touches. Expect plush robes and slippers in your room, plus fresh-cut flowers across the property.

The shared spaces in the hotel make good use of the territory as well. The main entrance opens onto a furnished bar area, where the tasty continental breakfast is served each morning. Guests sit on the cream leather couches, sipping strong coffee while perusing local and international publications or plotting a daytime itinerary with the help of the knowledgeable concierge.

Also on the ground floor is a small lounge area and a Scottish shower (a supershower with turbo jets) and sauna facilities — great for early check-in or late check-out — plus a back patio set up with tables and chairs and lit with votives at night. The rooftop terrace offers views of the surrounding low-rise neighborhood from wooden lounge chairs and a small Jacuzzi. Escape here for a dose of calm at the end of a day exploring this cosmopolitan corner of Buenos Aires.

How to Get There

The Glu Boutique Hotel – Palermo Soho
Godoy Cruz 1733
Buenos Aires, 1414 Argentina

Reviews

5.0 Excellent 893 Reviews
Enjoy every minute of my stay
Reviewed 4 days ago

I stayed at the Glu in November. It is a fantastic hotel. And what makes it so good is the people who work there. Everyone was so cheerful and helpful. All of the receptionists were attentive and did everything possible to make our stay so enjoyable. The breakfast was great, the rooms were spacious and very clean. It is well located ,walking distance to many restaurants and shops.

Great Stay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are large and immaculate. Hotel is within walking distance of many good restaurants and shops. Breakfast is delicious and made to order. It is a 20 minute cab ride from AEP. Best of all is the staff. They were all wonderful and accommodating.....extremely helpful. Special thanks to Leandro, Melanie, and Carolina. If we ever return to BA, I would stay here again.

Buenos Aires hidden gem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not normally a fan of boutique hotels, The Glu Hotel completely changed my mind. Definitely a place to stay again.

Breakfast is included in the rate and I added a note upon booking that we are vegan. I received an email from Melody the next day asking what I would like to eat for breakfast so they could ensure they would have it on hand for our stay. So responsive. Melody was also the person who greeted us upon arrival. So friendly and helpful with our room and local suggestions.

Located in the trendy Soho part of Palermo, within a two block walking distance to hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars, the hotel is pretty non-descript from the exterior. We arrived around 0930 or 10 am from a red-eye flight and were shown to our room straight away.... after an espresso with check-in.

The room on the second floor was modern, spacious, and quiet... despite overlooking a busy street and a club across the street. Toiletries are L’Occitane. Nice. Towels are plush.

The bed was quite comfortable, and a quick call to Melody at the front desk got me a softer pillow to cradle my problematic neck. Slept like a rock.

Breakfast was served in a small dining area inside or out in a courtyard. Modern, clean lines. The food was exactly what we requested... avocado on toast. They serve up a nice way to start the day. And...Melody is there to greet you upon return from sightseeing.
What was special was Melody arranged a Tango show for us, including transportation. She negotiated a taxi to the airport to ensure we didn’t overpay. She took care of all the little things to make our short stay special. I’ll definitely be a return guest.

GREAT HOTEL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently spent wonderful days at the hotel with my wife & daughter
Booked from New York Did not know what to expect Spotless Staff are fantastic Warm friendly very responsive & helpful Beyond nice

Surrounded by bars restaurants stores ,easy walk
Breakfast ordered over the phone arrives in minutes
Safe & secure

A nice place to stay but nothing special
Reviewed 1 month ago

We stayed here for one night in late October. A little surprised by all the 5 star reviews. The hotel is in the Palermo Soho neighborhood, so a little edgy, a little grungy. As others have said, the service was absolutely fabulous.. So friendly and so helpful. But the room (a "Glam Suite" that wasn't a suite) was fine, not a five star "wow", but certainly adequate. The bathroom is extremely small. And the plugs lost power every now and then if too many appliances were plugged in at once (phones, Kindles, etc.). I'd describe the Glu as a perfectly adequate hotel.