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Hotel Sheltown

Marcelo T. de Alvear, 742 Retiro, Buenos Aires 1058-AAJ Argentina
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#318 of 498 hotels in Buenos Aires
Located in the most active and elegant area of Buenos Aires, nearby Florida Street, Santa Fe avenue and surrounded by a very natural environment. Nearby “San Martin” square its exceptional location allows easy access to commercial areas, restaurants (Puerto Madero) and theaters (Corrientes Ave.) The hotel offers 68 rooms.In addition to its excellent location, the hotel has a Business Center, WI-FI in the entire hotel, Bar, Restaurant, Meeting Rooms, Romm Service 24 hrs.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Portuguese


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Grade: 100 out of 100
235Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
75Attractionswithin 0.5 km
350Reviews7Q+A3Room tips
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Elbow backpacker wrote a review Mar 2018
Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada190 contributions63 helpful votes
Small room, A/C not working but we figured it will be nice at night,"wrong" we did get up few times for a shower and it's kind of late at 3am to ask for a room change, breakfast was the same regular Argentina breakfast, great location
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
GBJ-Cookies wrote a review Sep 2017
South Shields, United Kingdom1187 contributions233 helpful votes
Let's start with the good stuff, staff speak good English, the WiFi is excellent throughout the hotel and the hotel has a great central location. On the downside the rooms are very dated, old creaky beds, damp smell and dampness in bathroom, paper thin walls, cobwebs in room and on our second night a school trip of 40 or so children running up and down corridor until 1am and that was only after I complained. The breakfast was okay, cereals, breads, cheese, ham, coffee and fruit. The hotel has some good restaurants within a 5 minute walk and its a 5 minute walk to Florida street to exchange money at one of the many cambios. With a little bit of TLC this hotel could be great hotel due to its central location.
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Date of stay: September 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
B1714D wrote a review Dec 2015
Belgrade, Serbia11396 contributions3181 helpful votes
I saw people here complaining about old fashion furniture, the hotel not being renovated for long, small lobby....etc. Yes, this is true, partially, but think, do you travel to BA to see the city or the hotel?? This hotel is in a quiet central area, 5 min walk to the main 9 July Avenue and Plaza San Martin, and 5 min on the other side to the pedestrian Florida shopping street. The room and bathroom are little bit old, but not worn out and malfunctioning. Instead they're clean and comfortable. They have everything you need for a pleasant overnight stay, while you're out touring all day. Two single very comfy beds, TV, safe deposit, mini fridge and bathroom. (+ free Wifi). Free, very good wifi in all rooms and in lobby of course. Daily breakfast, from 7 till 11, basic but sufficient to keep you fed for few hours for exploring this beautiful city. Reception staff helpful and friendly. For those star minding, this is certainly not a 4 star hotel like it says and advertises. Really, it's in a lower 3 star range. Those keen of shiny lobbies and fancy furniture, you'd better opt for Sheraton or Hilton and pay their price. And, considering it, the price, I must agree with a reviewer who said it's the best money value hotel in BA. Nowhere in BA you can't get that location and quality for 30 USD for a double with breakfast included. NOTE: The above mentioned price is based on Arg blue rate market (1 USD = 14,5 Peso, while the official is 9,5 Peso) paying cash. Therefore, I don't recommend paying with cc NOTHING at all in Argentina, because you'll be charged by the official rate. You can blue change dollars in the entire Florida street, 5 min walk from the hotel. Best to do that at the news kiosks.
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Date of stay: November 2015
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
George S wrote a review Dec 2015
Seattle, Washington9 contributions2 helpful votes
Located just a few blocks from Av 9 de Julio in one direction and Calle Florida pedestrian shopping street in the other, this was a good location for us to spend a night in BA before having to fly home early the next day. The hotel desk was very helpful in providing us with a map of the area and an electrical plug adapter. Then they arranged for a car and driver to get us to the airport at 0600 for an 0800 flight, at a very fair price considering how far away the airport is.
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Date of stay: December 2015
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: We were on the 4th floor facing the T. de Alvear street and it was quiet. A/C worked well and the...
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Ginttet9090 wrote a review Jun 2015
Copenhagen, Denmark20 contributions5 helpful votes
We chose this hotel for our last two days in BA. I had higher expectations for a hotel, which is a 4* one (at least it says on their site & booking.com). Check in is from 15:00 - we arrived earlier (13:05) and were told that we can get the room as soon as it's ready, so we decided to wait in the reception (it was a rainy day anyway and we needed a rest after 18 hour bus drive). Funny thing, that beside us there were 2 large families and they got their rooms way sooner than us, and we had to wait up until 15:20. Okay, gringo discrimination, slow housekeeping, whatever, let it be. Our room was OK - no complaints neither to the design, nor to the comfort, but the bathroom really needed some maintenance. Breakfast is way no 4* hotel - ham, cheese & bread with pastries. Juice, yoghurt & coffee/tea. That's it. This is pretty sad, as normally other hotels (yes, in Argentina, not in Europe) serve eggs for breakfast as well and, to be honest, we expected to get some. But oh well. Carbs for the win! :) However, during the breakfast, considering to have another cup of coffee or not, the waiter asked us to leave because he needed table for others (even though we were still drinking yoghurt & juice and we saw people at other table literally sitting and playing with their phones). So, overall my experience here cannot be rated higher, even though I am not a fan of leaving bad reviews, but in my opinion, this hotel could be chosen ONLY for a super promotion rate - we paid 1400ARS for two nights in a triple room and I believe this price is the max limit.
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Date of stay: June 2015Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Sheltown
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Sheltown?
Nearby attractions include Basílica del Santísimo Sacramento (0.3 km), Silvia y Mario Shop Florida (0.2 km), and Palacio Paz (0.10 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Sheltown?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Sheltown?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Sheltown?
Conveniently located restaurants include Santos Manjares, St. Regis Restaurant, and Parrilla Cero 5.
Does Hotel Sheltown offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Sheltown?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Sheltown?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Recoleta (1.6 km), Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo (2.7 km), and Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar (1.7 km).
Is Hotel Sheltown accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.