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Hotel Babel

TravelocityUS$ 48*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is only a few blocks from the Mercado and Plaza Dorrego. The front desk staff were exceptional: friendly, helpful, and informative. Our room was quiet and had a comfy king size bed. I found the historic connection (see foto of sidewalk plaque) to the Guerra Sucia a sad, but interesting, reminder. We would definitely consider this hotel if we...

Thank JoDoShep
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We spend 2 nights at Hotel Babel. The room was nice, a little loud, but that's ok for the centre of a big town. At the day of our departure we had problems with our flight and Ra - a new guy at the reception - helped us a lot by calling the south american airline, because they didn't speak...

Thank Flo S
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I have to admit that my first impression of this hotel, arriving late at night, wasn't overwhelmingly positive. However, with daylight and a necessary room change due to a missing air con remote, I found its charm. It is indeed an older building with character. The rooms have some nice shelving which is helpful in controlling luggage explosions. There was...

Thank 567Cindy
Orcas Island, Washington
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Comfortable place in a great location. The staff were all very friendly and accommodating and the rooms were clean and tidy. Definitely a good option if you're looking for a stay in San Telmo! They provide a basic breakfast, good reliable wifi.

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The hotel it is located in a perfect zone nearby restaurants and things of interest. We had problems with the ligt one day but at the check out the receptionist discounted one night of the total and that solved the issue. The breakfast was nice and the menu (omelet) was perfect cooked. Miguel helped us a lot finding different things...

Thank HI WON J
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I didn't get to stay here due to my booking not going through, but can't rate the welcome and help I got from Jose, at reception, highly enough. Thanks so much. Avoid using 7ideas, a company offering great rates on Trip Advisor - they're trouble.

Thank RoseInAuckland
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for three nights and I can't fault it. The staff are so friendly and helped with recommendations and other bookings (buses, taxis, shows etc). The atmosphere is chilled, the San Telmo location is perfect (walkable to La Boca and Microcentro), the rooms are a decent size, breakfast is adequate, the hotel is really nicely...

Thank Jess P
Buenos Aires
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Loved this place! It's a smaller type of hotel, so I feel it's more private and cozy than normal big hotels that you may be used to. It's somehow a combination between classic and modern design which I really liked. And the staff is super friendly and knowledgable, and they were ready to assist me with any doubts I had....

Thank Daniel W
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.

Thank ZhaoXiuMei
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.

Thank lau_santafe85

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Staying in San Telmo

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge

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: ₹ 2,586 - ₹ 6,012 (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:
#28 Best Value Hotel in Buenos Aires
#89 Business Hotel in Buenos Aires
#93 Romantic Hotel in Buenos Aires
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose a courtyard room for peace and quiet or a street room for a small balcony and lots of light (but noiser).”
PDONUK, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room on bottom floor was very convenient for us but did not have a window”
emaillonna, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are set back from the street and open on to a shared internal courtyard”
brucel540, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the lower floors are cooler in summer (it gets hot in BA)”
martinsancristobal, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“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.”
Saifino, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
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