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Gran Hotel Hispano

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Houston
Reviewed 2 May 2008

Hotel had a good location but beware! The first floor has no air conditioning. It was hot and after trying to sleep in the steamy room I complained and they switched us to the second floor. The room had a/c but it was a dump. Moldy bathroom walls, peeling paint. Not a nice room. The first was 105 and the...

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Kalifornia
Reviewed 23 March 2008

This a grand old hotel on Avenida de Mayo only blocks from the Palace. The rooms are clean and recently renovated. Most of the rooms are located around a central atrium but a few of the premium rooms open out on the Avenida with little balconies. The staff was friendly and helpful. The rooms were reasonably priced for the location....

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United States
Reviewed 30 May 2007

I feel it important to share an incident I recently experienced while staying at one of Lonely Planet's recommended accomodations. I am a college instructor, on a sabbatical and doing research while volunteering in several South American countries. I chose the Gran Hotel Hispano as my base while visiting Buenos Aires, Argentina in May 2007. The accomodation was very clean...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 30 November 2006

This hotel represents great value. Location is on on noisy Avenida Mayo. Inside rooms are windowless, with French doors leading to lovely,open common lounging areas. We had rooms 101 and 301, which were larger with a shuttered window leading to a small balcony. Good sized bathrooms. These room experience a lot of noise but were charming. Staff at office speak...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 October 2006

We were very lucky to get a room here as it's very popular. But as it turned out we got a very nice little room on the 3rd floor. Many of the rooms seemed to be very dark and don't have windows (no street noise) but if you get one in the centre of the strip either side of the...

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4Thank KKatherine
Boston, MA
Reviewed 27 September 2006

The Gran Hotel Hispano has small rooms, "cozy" at best. The same goes for the bathrooms, which fit one and whose showers are not separated from the rest of the bathroom--with the result that the floor will be wet for at least an hour each time you shower. On the up side, the water is hot and plentiful, and the...

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honolulu, HI
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Reviewed 18 May 2006

We stayed in the hotel on our last night in Argentina. We checked in very late in the night (11:30PM) so we were never told what time check out was. The person who checked us in arranged for a cab to take us to the airport the following day at 4PM so he knew when we were to depart but...

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New Haven, CT
Reviewed 22 April 2006

Great location for walking and right near subte stop, friendly staff, decent value for money, historic ambience, interesting courtyard, celing fan in our room. Our room was good size and on the street with lg. opening windows (fairly noisy during day, mostly acceptable at night). Our room, while charming, needed an update, the bed in particular. None of the inside/courtyard...

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Cincinnati
Reviewed 27 March 2006

This was a nice, clean 2 star hotel in a great central location in Buenos Aires. We stayed at another 2 star and were comparitively very impressed by the Hispano. The courtyard, great staff, and patio were nice additions to the smallish rooms and great location. We would definitely stay there again.

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San Siego, CA
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Reviewed 25 March 2006

Pros: Great location, nice staff, clean, nice ambiance, free wireless internet. Cons: No windows...only french doors with shudders, central AC only sometimes works, lots of misquotes & hard to keep out if hot, small rooms, bathroom & shower...same thing, only accept cash.

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Staying in Montserrat

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Montserrat
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires, Montserrat is defined by the historical events that took place there and the landmarks that have stood the test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of this connection to history: countless public demonstrations have passed through this square, going back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighbourhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gran Hotel Hispano has a Spanish colonial style architecture, very colorful and bright. It highlights the large courtyard with glass roof and sliding, the living rooms of the second and third floor and terrace, a small oasis that can take some sun in the center of the city.Rooms, carefully refurbished trying to The structure of the building from the late nineteenth century, are illuminated through French windows that open to the courtyard. Rooms with windows to the outside, spacious and bright.Among the common use facilities features a large breakfast room with TV, that can also be used for meetings or events, two computers in the first floor lobby with internet access and printers, and cozy places to be on the different floors of the hotel.Also offer cribs for babies (up to one year of age do not pay accommodation), we dispenser hot and cold water, laundry service, and all our efforts to please you and make your stay at the Gran Hotel Hispano enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Hispano

Address: Avenida de Mayo 861, Buenos Aires C1084AAD, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Montserrat , El Centro
Price Range: $53 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gran Hotel Hispano 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Gran Hotel Buenos Aires
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#30 Best Value Hotel in Buenos Aires
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“The lower floor has an open, communal area - didn't bother me at all but ask for an upper floor if you prefer.”
mijbiledal, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd floor are better than rooms on the 2nd floor.”
MaitreyeeDasgupta, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Get a twin unless you like snuggling! The room was large, tho didn't see a double or queen, so can't comment - they may have more floor space? We were on the top floor (3rd) & even tho it overlooked the street, it was quiet.”
JYKY, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room that does not face the Ave de Mayo”
DublinFritz, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“1st floor is best where you can access to the courtyard and with 2 Pcs for guests.”
cps5022, 17 May 2014 | Read review
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