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Hotel O'rei

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Calle Lavalle 733, Buenos Aires C1047AAO Argentina
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#439 of 491 hotels in Buenos Aires
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See why so many travellers make Hotel O'rei their hotel of choice when visiting Buenos Aires. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Nearby landmarks such as Centro Cultural Kirchner (0.4 km) and Palacio Barolo (1.1 km) make Hotel O'rei a great place to stay when visiting Buenos Aires.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and baggage storage, and you can go online as Hotel O'rei offers guests free wifi.

While in Buenos Aires, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Hotel O'rei, including La Brigada (1.8 km), Cabaña Las Lilas (1.0 km), and Plaza Mayor (1.6 km).

Buenos Aires is also known for some great natural history museums, including Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia and Baobabs, which are not too far from Hotel O'rei.

At Hotel O'rei, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Buenos Aires.

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Kamila F wrote a review May 2017
175 contributions24 helpful votes
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I must admit this hotel (?!? It doesnt deserve to call it a hotel!) has one advantage-good localisation. All the rest is just sad:/ stinky:/ veery old looking:/ and unpleasant. Bathrooms are like from a horror movie. Bedshits are dirty with stains. And apparently ppl smoke in the room-the were ashtrays (plenty of single use) available on a bedtable. Room smelled really bad:/ Trust me, ive been backpacking for 7months in a row and slept at a lot of cheap hostels... but this one could win a star of the worst:/ just look at the pics.
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Date of stay: May 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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1Wallace wrote a review Jan. 2015
Sao Paulo, SP101 contributions27 helpful votes
I booked this hotel over the internet two months before leaving, I received e-mails confirming my book weeks before arrive there and the day I arrived they said I hadn't booked. They gave us a small room and no explanation about anything, changed the price of booking from the one I got on the internet, basically I felt they wanted to get more money than it was right to give. The bathroom was totally weird, too small with no divisions, so when I took a shower the whole bathroom use to get under water. The location is good but the hotel is awful, I have been to Buenos Aires before and if it's your first time look for something better, maybe a lil bit more expensive but at least you'll have a good experience.
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Date of stay: December 2014
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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CraigsdSmith wrote a review Jun. 2014
London, United Kingdom117 contributions63 helpful votes
In a lively area, Lavalle with plenty of shops, resteraunts and bars. Cost approximately £20 per night. Good value for this part of town. The place itself is old and a fair bit tired looking but is clean. I had to pay in US$ as I did not have enough Pesos. They say they accept Visa/Mastercard etc, but when speaking with a few other people it seems the card machine is "always broken". In general worth what you pay.
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Date of stay: June 2014Trip type: Travelled solo
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ZornsLemma wrote a review Jan. 2014
London, UK65 contributions41 helpful votes
I stayed here for four nights, paying about USD25/night for a double room (single occupancy) with private bathroom. I cannot stress enough the importance of paying with actual US cash, not pesos; it doesn't matter if you're not American, bring USD with you. (This is probably good advice for visiting Argentina generally; search the web and make up your own mind.) Assuming you do pay in USD, the hotel is exceptional value for money (by Buenos Aires standards). The location is excellent, walkable for many tourist attractions and not far from a number of Subte stations if you wish to go further afield. It is about a fifteen minute walk from Plaza de Mayo so cheapskates like myself can take the number 8 bus from the airport when they arrive - it takes about 2 hours but costs under 10 pesos, though you must pay with coins (or find a friendly local who will take cash from you and pay with their SUBE card on your behalf). The catch is that the hotel is decidedly shabby. The paint was peeling off just about everywhere in my room, the ceiling was dirty, the plastic handles on the wardrobe were smashed. However, it is clean where it matters - the bed, toilet, sink, bidet, floor and wardrobe were all spotless and there were no signs of any vermin. The bed was a bit saggy but I slept OK. The room had no air-conditioning but there was a ceiling fan and an openable window, and I found that adequate. The tiled floor was a little treacherous after showering; be careful! The wifi was hugely variable. I always got a good signal, but some days it worked well and other days was so slow as to be essentially unusable even for basic web browsing; at these times it was just enough to allow me to send e-mail using an app on my phone. They let me leave my bag during the day after I checked out. I can't rate this hotel any higher than average overall just because of the physical condition of the room. I am rating it average for cleanliness because it is clean where it matters, and top marks for value for money. For travellers on a budget who don't fancy a hostel - I do stay in them sometimes, but after my long flight from the UK I didn't want to go straight into a dormitory - this is a good option. I would definitely consider staying here again on a future visit to Buenos Aires.
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Date of stay: January 2014
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Phil G wrote a review Nov. 2013
Seattle, Washington6 contributions6 helpful votes
Some may say this place doesn't deserve this many stars. And if my standards were higher and I were a more entitled American, I'd agree. There are many cons: most rooms are small and cramped, walls are crumbling, plaster is old, bathrooms need mildew expunged from walls, and it can be noisy. However, when you keep in mind that it is in an awesome location and the ownership is nice, accommodating to requests, it's super affordable, and they provide reasonable currency exchange rates and arrange an airport remis (hired car), the quality of the rooms fades into the background as you can relax and enjoy your overall Buenos Aires experience. Like laendersammler, we were looking for a place that was centrally located and close to the Buquebus terminal and we also booked it via Booking.com. Ask for the room upgrade to either of the rooms 1-4; they have a private bathroom, 2 beds (1 twin & 1 double), and a balcony to look out on Lavalle, the pedestrian street below. Very nice. We were not happy with the first room we were offered but after paying a minor upgrade charge we stayed for 3 nights and were pleased with our choice.
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Date of stay: October 2013
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Room Tip: As above, request rooms 1-4 as they have private bathrooms and a balcony to sit and drink wine on...
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PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ArgentinaCapital Federal DistrictBuenos AiresMicrocentro / San Nicolás / El Centro (Downtown) / Theatre District
NUMBER OF ROOMS
41
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel O'rei
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel O'rei?
Nearby attractions include Centro Cultural Kirchner (0.4 km), Teatro Astor Piazzolla (0.5 km), and Centro Cultural Borges (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel O'rei?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, shuttle bus service, and a concierge.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel O'rei?
Conveniently located restaurants include The New Brighton, Tomo 1, and Il Fratello Ristorante.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel O'rei?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Recoleta (2.1 km), Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo (3.1 km), and Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar (2.2 km).