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Alvear Palace

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The luxury Alvear Palace hotel is exquisitely decorated in classic Belle Epoque style and is ideally located at the heart of Buenos Aires' elegant Recoleta district. The Alvear Palace boasts superb cuisine and a service that is second to none.

At a Glance

  • Private butler service for all guests

  • Amazing buffet breakfasts

  • Delicious afternoon tea in the L'Orangerie restaurant

  • Excellent spa

  • Hermès amenities in all bathrooms

Culture, , Spa & health

Insider's View

The breakfast room is a stunning light-filled conservatory with wonderful breakfasts that will set you up perfectly for the day ahead.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Happy hour in the opulent deco-style cocktail bar is not to be missed!

Cheska Lowe

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Alvear Palace or take a look at our itineraries to Buenos Aires and the Pampas


Originally built in the 1930s, The Alvear Palace is renowned as one of South America's finest hotels and exudes refined elegance and luxury from every corner. The furnishings are exquisite and the service exemplary, with personal butlers to take care of your every need.

The spacious guest rooms and suites are sumptuously decorated with Empire and Louis XVI style furniture, huge chandeliers, fine art works and antique porcelain. Attention is given to every detail, from the Egyptian cotton linen and pillow menu to the luxury Hermès amenities. The sumptuous bathrooms come complete with bath tub and hydromassage shower and even a plasma television.

Dining at the Alvear Palace is an experience not to be missed. A lavish buffet breakfast, exquisite afternoon tea with fine pastries and delicious Sunday brunch are all on offer at L'Orangerie. There is also the award-winning La Bourgogne restaurant serving sophisticated French and international cuisine. After dinner relax in the elegant lobby bar or enjoy the finest cigars, chocolates and liqueurs in the cigar bar.

For a luxury pampering experience in tranquil surroundings head to the Alvear Spa, offering a Ludic pool, sauna, steam bath, and an extensive menu of treatments, including a caviar facial and relaxing massages.


The Alvear has 197 spacious guest rooms and suites, fitted out in a supremely elegant style, with Louis XVI crystal chandeliers and fine works of art. This traditional style is perfectly blended with modern technology, with all rooms and suites coming complete with WiFi, LCD screen television and dvd player. The bathrooms are divine, with hydromassage shower, bath tub, luxury Hermès toiletries and plasma television.


Children are made very welcome at the Alvear Palace and much thought has been given to make a stay with little ones as comfortable and pleasurable as possible. Children's amenity kits, slippers, dressing gowns and teddy bears are all provided. Children's baths, changing mats and high chairs are also available. Babysitting can be arranged on request and connecting rooms are available.


The facilities at the Alvear are excellent. There are two superb restaurants serving fine cuisine, an elegant lobby bar and a relaxing cigar bar. The luxury spa is first class and features a fitness center, sauna, steam baths, relaxation rooms and an extensive treatment menu.


The Alvear Palace's concierge is available to assist you with making the most of your stay in the fabulous city of Buenos Aires. There are excellent museums, galleries and restaurants and the hotel concierge can even arrange a personal shopper to take you to the best boutiques and malls and help you pick out an outfit. It is also possible to arrange wine tasting at the hotel, a visit to a polo match, tango classes and golf.


The service at the Alvear is incredible and you will feel utterly taken care of every step of your stay. There is an outstanding personal butler service, providing the highest level of attention to guests. Guests are also receive a complimentary daily newspapers, fresh fruit daily and complimentary shoe shine.

Location & Directions

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Alvear Palace is located on Avenida Alvear at the heart of Buenos Aires' exclusive La Recoleta district.

When to go

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 (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Alvear Palace or take a look at our itineraries to Buenos Aires and the Pampas

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