Algodon Mansion

Buenos Aires, Argentina

At a Glance

  • Located in the heart of Recoleta, Buenos Aires' most elegant neighborhood

  • Rooftop swimming pool

  • All-suite hotel

  • Superb Chez Nous Restaurant serves exceptional Argentine-French fusion cuisine

  • Beautiful French classical landmark building

  • Relais & Chateaux property

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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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Description

The luxurious Algodon Mansion is a jewel in the heart of Buenos Aires’ most exclusive neighborhood, Recoleta, known for its broad tree-lined avenues, fashionable boutiques, restaurants, galleries, and beautiful Belle Epoque architecture.

Algodon Mansion is a wonderful boutique hotel in Buenos Aires' exclusive Recoleta neighborhood. The hotel’s 1912 French classical landmark building has been impeccably restored and re-imagined with stylish contemporary elegance. The 10 sophisticated suites feature high end furnishings and rich fabrics offering superior amenities and ensuring comfort.  

The restaurant reinterprets traditional regional dishes, taking Argentine gastronomy to a new level. Wines are sourced from the hotel’s sister property in Mendoza’s wine country, and as a member of Relais & Chateaux hotel you can surely expect exemplary service. This intimate hotel will make you feel like a well-to-do local that has found a hidden gem.

On the rooftop, teak decking and loungers surround a swimming pool, perfect for summertime tanning, with a small bar for afternoon cocktails. A sleek library lounge offers a chic ambiance and the recently added private wine tasting room attracts a sophisticated crowd. Luxurious touches include Lapacho floors, original works of art, L'Occitane bath products and a 24-hour Butler service for every suite.

The Mansion can also be booked out exclusively. This is a perfect choice for the more independent traveler.

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Accommodation

There are 10 luxurious and very spacious suites (Recoleta, Imperial, Ambassador and Algodon), each designed to meet the highest quality standards for service, technology, comfort, and sophisticated aesthetic appeal, and decorated with Lapacho floors and original works of art. Many of the larger suites include additional comforts such as separate living areas, fireplaces and elegant wine-themed wet bars. Large and lavish bathrooms, beautifully decorated in Italian marble and French Limestone, feature oversized steam showers with Hansgrohe designed waterfall fixtures.

Each Suite offers 24-hour personalized butler service, daily maid service, a bottle of private collection Algodon wine tasting set, a Nespresso coffee machine, tea, DVD and pillow menus, Aquamass Senseaurielle bathtub, L'Occitane bath and body products, complimentary gym access (2 blocks from the hotel), national & international magazines, newspapers, and iPod docking station & sound system, Wi-Fi, room service and in-room safe deposit boxes.

Childcare

Children are welcome at the hotel, and babysitting can be arranged upon request, but there are no specific facilities or interconnecting rooms.

Facilities

Outdoor rooftop pool and library lounge, Cognac Bar, spa, fitness studio, library lounge and restaurant.

Reviews

5

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Theres nowhere else like it in the city. Its everything you want from a bigger hotel, but super-discreet. And its hard not to coo over the decor. New York-based Scott Mathis emptied his wallet building this citys first five-star boutique hotel. The rooms creak under the weight of Slovenian oak flooring, carved belle poque plasterwork, silk curtains and ebony club chairs. And the bathrooms, with their 80-jet showers and tubs with underwater speakers! Its all set in a French classical villa in embassy-studded Recoleta, so theres plenty of oyster-and-caviar restaurants to hand. Trained to please visiting power brokers and local gentry, the staff can be a bit stuffy, but its hard to beat having your own butler and dipping into the teak-decked rooftop plunge pool. This is a masculine hangout with full red-blooded punch.

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 neighboring 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 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 Gaucho Experience

    Enjoy the Argentine country life with a display of highly-skilled horsemanship and a typical barbecue at a working estancia. Gauchos are emblematic of Argentina and an insight into their lifestyle enriches any visit to the country.

  • 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.

  • Backstage at Teatro Colon

    Take a behind-the-scenes look at what makes one of the world’s finest opera houses tick. The Colon Theatre, Buenos Aires, is renowned for its architecture and artistic prowess, making it a world-class musical venue.

  • Bespoke Buenos Aires: Architecture

    This exclusive experience will take you to explore the lesser-known neighborhoods 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: Architecture

    This exclusive experience will take you to explore the lesser-known neighborhoods 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: 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: Food

    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.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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 neighborhoods 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 neighborhoods 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.

  • Esquina Carlos Gardel Tango

    Dine on entrecôte and sip Malbec while tango dancers perform moves such as boleos and gaunchos at Esquina Carlos Gardel, one of Buenos Aires' top tango shows and one of Gardel's favorite haunts. Tickets include VIP dinner, the show & private transfers.

  • Half Day City Tour of Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires is a fascinating city, split into distinct districts that prove a heady mix of old and new, politics and passion. Visit classy Recoleta, admire impressive government palaces and wander the vibrant streets of San Telmo and La Boca.

  • 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 customized 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.

Location & directions

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Located at 1647 Montevideo (between Guido and Quintana), Algodon Mansion is nestled in the heart of Buenos Aires' most elegant residential neighborhood, Recoleta.

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