Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta

Buenos Aires, Argentina

At a Glance

  • Located in the heart of Buenos Aires' stylish Recoleta district

  • Sleek and contemporary style

  • Comfortable and elegant rooms providing a great night's sleep in this lively city

  • Set on a tree-lined avenue on the edge of one of Buenos Aires’ most upscale neighbourhoods
  • Utilitarian architecture, polished marble floors and original 1920s features add charm and character
  • Within easy walking distance of many of Buenos Aires’ beautiful parks and superb restaurants and bars

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Best time to Visit

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Buenos Aires is a year round destination, spring and autumn (October/November and April/May) being the most pleasant. It can be hot and humid in the peak summer months of January and February. Winter is usually pretty mild.

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Call us on 02 400 34 53 to start planning your holiday to Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta or take a look at our itineraries to Buenos Aires and the Pampas

Description

Situated amongst the grand avenues and colonial mansions of Buenos Aires’ most exclusive neighbourhoods, the Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta is a classic, contemporary hotel and a superb base from which to explore Argentina’s capital city.

At the heart of Buenos Aires most exclusive and sophisticated neighbourhoods, the Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta is a contemporary hotel set against a backdrop of neoclassical architecture and opulent mansions. Stepping into the lobby, you are met with lavish marble floors, opulent chandeliers and a warm welcome from the charming staff, intent on delivering service with the Sofitel’s inimitable French flair. The Sofitel’s rooms and suites are styled with soft creams and lilac hues, with sumptuous fabrics and all manner of modern conveniences, from complimentary Wi-Fi to luxurious bathrooms with deep tubs and separate showers. Windows look out across the city, the river or the hotel gardens, whilst the Imperial Suite offers 360° views of the entire neighbourhood from its position on the 18th floor. Focusing on contemporary Argentinian fare, The Brick Kitchen serves up delicious dishes in elegant surroundings, whilst The Brick Bar’s extensive cocktail menu and cosy, British-style décor make it the perfect place to retreat for a drink after a day exploring the city. At the heart of the hotel is the heated indoor swimming pool and fitness centre, complete with sauna and Jacuzzi and the hotel’s spa, where you can indulge in a pampering treatment using L’Occitane products. The friendly and knowledgeable concierge can point you in the right direction of the world famous Cementerio de la Recoleta, the resting place of Evita Peron, and the many other places of interest that lie within walking distance of the hotel.
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Experiences

  • A Night at the Opera

    Considered to be one of the finest opera houses in the world - enjoy a spectacular evening at the Opera in Buenos Aires in the splendid surroundings of the iconic Teatro Colon.

  • Across the River Plate to Colonia

    Take the fast ferry from Buenos Aires' port to the charming and lively UNESCO world heritage town of Colonia on the shores of the Rio de la Plata in neighbouring Uruguay. Explore the historic quarter and top highlights with your very own private guide.

  • Argentine Cooking with Fernando Mayoral

    Having worked in some of the world's best restaurants through Argentina, California, Brazil, Hong Kong and France, Fernando Mayoral has returned to Buenos Aires and offers an interactive and authentic introduction to the art of Argentine cookery.

  • Argentine Tango Lessons

    When you're in Buenos Aires, don't miss the chance to learn the Argentine tango with a private dance lesson. Our expert tango teacher will get beginners dancing more than just the basic steps, or they will help more experienced dancers to move up a level.

  • Bespoke Buenos Aires: Architecture

    This exclusive experience will take you to explore the lesser-known neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires and admire the diverse architecture, accompanied by a specialist guide who will tailor the tour to your specific interests.

  • Bespoke Buenos Aires: Art

    Boasting an eclectic collection of art, Buenos Aires is a great destination for those with a keen interest and your specialist guide will help to showcase the best, taking you to a range of hand-picked ateliers and studios to suit your personal taste.

  • Bespoke Buenos Aires: Fashion & Design

    Visit some of Buenos Aires' emerging designers and explore their workshops, enjoying a glimpse into their trade whether it be handbag design, perfume, polo saddling or fashion design. An experienced guide will accompany you and personalise your tour.

  • Bespoke Buenos Aires: Interior Design

    Get under the skin of Buenos Aires' interior design scene, visiting the designers in their workspaces who will talk you through their creative processes and their collections, whether it be home-ware, furniture, ceramics or soft furnishings.

  • Bespoke Buenos Aires: Wine

    Discover some of Argentina's best wines on this bespoke, sommelier led tour of Buenos Aires' bars and wine stores. Choose the theme that appeals to you most and find some true gems with the help of your expert guide.

  • Bike Tour South: Contrasts of Buenos Aires

    Explore the contrasting neighbourhoods of southern Buenos Aires by bike and observe the great diversity of its influences, ranging from African and indigenous cultures to heavily European areas.

  • Buenos Aires Urban Art Bike Tour

    Enjoy a guided bike ride, taking in the cultural highlights and off the beaten path neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires to discover the city's most impressive street art and understand the context with some background history and culture thrown in.

  • Devour Tailormade Food Tour

    Get behind the scenes of Buenos Aires' culinary culture on this 100% bespoke foodie tour, taking an insider's view on the city's best restaurants, bars or even cookery classes at the hands of your expert guide.

  • Private Wine Tasting in Buenos Aires

    Love Malbec and want to sample more? Or perhaps you're keen to taste other varietals such as Torrontes or Bonarda? Whatever your palate, our acclaimed sommelier will guide you around Argentina's best wines with a tailor-made tasting in Palermo.

  • Rojo Tango - Dinner & Show

    The most glamorous tango show in Buenos Aires with the distinctive stamp of Philippe Starck at the chic Faena Hotel. Enjoy a sizzling evening of passion, madness and nostalgia complimented by a delicious three-course dinner paired with fine wines.

  • Street Art in Buenos Aires

    The streets of Buenos Aires are alive with street art, from trendy Palermo to the cobbled streets of San Telmo. To learn more about Buenos Aires’ unique art scene, take a tour with our superb Palermo-based art enthusiasts and get under its skin.

  • The Argentine Experience

    Get under the skin of Argentine cuisine and culture with this in-depth experience, sampling delicious delicacies, fine wines and partaking in the age old tradition of mate drinking (transfers not included).

  • The Neighbourhood Asado & Food Tour

    Get stuck in as you experience a mouthwatering Argentine asado, a traditional weekend activity for locals. Learn to pick the freshest ingredients and prepare the meat using the authentic techniques which are used to create that famously delicious steak.

Holiday Ideas

  • Active Patagonia

    Buenos Aires, Bariloche, El Calafate, El Chalten, Buenos Aires

    from €8500 pp 13 nights

    • This itinerary takes you right off the beaten track to experience Patagonia at its wildest
    • Riding or walking the wild Patagonian steppe is unforgettable
    • Fairy tale scenery of verdant forests and crystalline lakes in the Lake District
  • Active Patagonia

    Buenos Aires, Bariloche, El Calafate, El Chalten, Buenos Aires

    from €8500 pp 13 nights

    • This itinerary takes you right off the beaten track to experience Patagonia at its wildest
    • Riding or walking the wild Patagonian steppe is unforgettable
    • Fairy tale scenery of verdant forests and crystalline lakes in the Lake District

Location & directions

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta is located at the heart of the upscale Recoleta neighbourhood, approximately 20 minutes by car from Jorge Newbery International Airport.

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