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The Victoria Hotel is a San Telmo institution and one of the best deals for budget travelers to Buenos Aires. This historic, family-run hotel sits on the narrow and lively Chacabuco Street, but once you enter its sturdy confines you’ll find a tranquil old-style pensión with rooms surrounding an open patio full of plants. For […]
Café Retiro reveals Buenos Aires’ former glory days like many similar cafes in the Argentine capital, yet here the grand interior contrasts sharply with the chaos found outside its confines. Whether you’re passing through Retiro, waiting for a train to the suburbs or have come to admire the architecture of Retiro station, it’s worth making […]
Puerto Madero is a nice neighborhood to lounge in one of many parks, ride a bike and perhaps dine on the waterfront, but it’s not distinguished for its abundance of touristic sights. There are a handful of attractions for sightseers, history buffs and art lovers in Puerto Madero though. On the east side of dock […]
Casa Felix is one of those special places that you read about as a child — a secret garden, a cloud at the end of a giant beanstalk, or a palace under the sea. You aren’t sure it actually exists until you go there. That’s because this intimate dining venue is a Puerta Cerrada, a […]
Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) with your’s truly and MALBA’s Florencia González.
* Editor’s note: this bar closed in August of 2018. Please see our list of other bars in Buenos Aires First there was Gibraltar, then there was Puerta Roja, now there is Krakow. As the name implies, this pub is Polish-owned and is a nice spot in San Telmo to grab a drink among […]