Faena Hotel Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Faena is an uber stylish Philippe Starck-designed hip hotel with a fabulous outdoor pool, avant-garde interiors, superb dining and the best tango show in town. Faena is located in the up-and-coming area of Puerto Madero in Buenos Aires.
At a Glance
Home to possibly the best Tango show in town, Rojo Tango - a more contemporary and cabaret-style take on the seductive national dance
One of Buenos Aires' largest outdoor swimming pools
Luxurious Spa with plenty of pampering treatments available
A totally unique hotel experience - hip and playful Philippe Starck decor throughout
One of the city's most exclusive and indulgent hotels in the modern port area of the city
Faena Hotel Buenos Aires, set in a historic building in the fashionable port area of Puerto Madero, is the ultimate in luxury and cutting edge design. Conceived by Argentine fashion designer Alan Faena and designed by the legendary Philippe Starck, it is undoubtedly the most unique and most talked about hotels in Buenos Aires, receiving rave reviews from press around the world.
Faena's luxurious guest rooms and opulent living areas have been stylishly designed and infused with the romance and decadence of La Belle Epoque, whilst remaining undoubtedly modern, even minimalist. Rooms and suites feature plush red velvet drapes, remote conntrol blinds, flat screen smart televisions, giant sleigh beds facing vast windows that look out over the city skyline or the River Plate, flat screen televisions and contemporary glass walled bathrooms with Dolby surround speakers.
Faena epitomizes design chic in every detail, from the reception-free foyer to the carefully thought-out position of the beds. Treat yourself to a day of pampering in exquisite luxury and sophistication at the hotel’s renowned spa and Turkish Hammam or relax with the cream of Porteno society by the fabulous outdoor pool. Don't forget to sample the exquisite cuisine in one of the Faena's flamboyant dining areas, from the classically Argentinean El Mercado to the dreamy El Bistro; designed with striking, all white décor, complete with gold-studded white leather and a dozen mounted unicorn heads.
Nightlife is high on the agenda at Faena and your stay in Buenos Aires would not be complete without seeing a tango performance. Luckily, every evening the Faena puts on an incredible show at Rojo Tango theater, widely regarded as the best in Buenos Aires.
Accommodation at Faena comprises 88 luxury guest rooms and suites, in a wide range of categories, from Parkview Rooms right up to the Faena Suite. All rooms and suites are designed in an wonderfully opulent and elegant style, with polished woods, luxurious leathers, automated curtains and blinds, home theater systems and glass surround bathrooms.
With exquisitely designed details, each of the rooms at the Faena Hotel Buenos Aires provide excellent services and the best technology to make our guests’ stay an unforgettable one. Luxury amenities include home theaters and LCD screens, free wireless Internet, and Egyptian cotton linens. Picture windows invite you to enjoy the magnificent views of the Ecological Reserve, the parks, Río de la Plata and Puerto Madero port.
Children of all ages are welcome at the Faena. Babysitting, cots, extra beds and children's movies can all be arranged on request.
The facilities at Faena are first class. There is a fabulous outdoor pool and bar, an indoor bar and a state of the art spa with sauna, Turkish Hammam, gym, Zen room and personal trainers. For dining the hotel has two excellent restaurants, the informal El Mercado and the award winning El Bistro, with its kitch-chic design and innovative cuisine.
There is a wealth of activities on offer at Faena, including visits to the historical sites, galleries and museums, tango and cooking classes and wine tasting. It is also possible to arrange a personal shopper to take you around the best of Buenos Aires' boutiques and malls. All guests at Faena are allocated an Experience Manager, who serves as a personal assistant, concierge, tour guide and itinerary planner.
Location & Directions
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Faena Hotel Buenos Aires stands on the East Side of Puerto Madero on Martha Salotti Street, and is only a short distance from of all the city’s major tourist attractions, including El Obelisco and the Ecological Reserve, and just minutes from iconic neighborhoods such as San Telmo, Recoleta, La Boca, Palermo and the Financial District.
Faena Hotel Buenos Aires is a stone's throw from the Costanera Sur, the city's riverside promenade and within easy reach of many restaurants and bars.
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.