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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

You cannot beat the hotel for its location ..several blocks from the cemetery and great shopping as well as one of the nicest areas of all Buenos Aires. The room was very clean and it was cleaned well every day.Very reasonably priced. Staff was friendly but wish their English was better..One spoke no English at all. With that said I... More 

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

From the warm welcome at reception to the good quality room this was a really pleasant stay in a charming hotel. If I was picky the only issue is the shower in a bath, I would prefer a separate shower cubicle and this could be a problem for an older person. This said I would have no hesitation in recommending... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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441 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

This review is based on the price and convenience. It is really hard to imagine staying in Recoleta for a low price, and so close to everything. It is close to movies, great restaurants, parks, great shopping, and downtown. Plus it is safe go walk around at night. The facilities are dated, and could use some work, but the WiFi... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Found it on booking.com but it's also recommended by Rough Guide for Argentina. Its a small hotel, in a classic, pre-war building---lots of lovely details--mouldings, circular staircase, manual elevator-- and yes it could use a paint job and some new furniture but for less than $100 a night in one of the best (beautiful and safe) neighborhoods in Buenos Aires--... More 

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147 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014

if you want to stay in Recoleta at a very very reasonable and cheap place...it is spelled Hotel Lion D'or. Hector at front desk and Carlos the mgr. are very helpful and courteous in their guidance for all attractions, tours, transportation etc. Big room, big bathroom, mini TV..so yes, it is 'dated'..but unless you are looking for luxury...it is walking... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2014

I stayed at Lion d'Or in August 2014, in a single room. I first heard about it in the Rough guide for Argentina. The process of booking was fantastic. I live in UK but am a Spanish-speaker and exchanged a few emails with the staff. All very helpful. The days I stayed, I felt totally supported and well looked after.... More 

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Xiamen, China
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I have been here many times! the service is so personal the location is the best in recoleta, very safe and its coming home away from home really! The hotel it was a embassy and the owners are there making sure everything work's the staff is wonderful I highly recommend it its not a fancy hotel but great for location... More 

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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174 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Great service and value. If you are a solo traveler like myself, who wants a clean safe place to stay, this is great place. The staff are exceptional. The booked my transportation on two legs to the domestic and international airports. They exchanged dollars for me. In addition, I had a very cheap breakfast down the street with a coupon.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2013

My wife and I just checked out of this dump, yesterday. We were taken in by others accounts of the romontic notions of past grandour. We didn´t find it so. This once fine mansion is in sad disrepair with peeling paint, a non-functioning elevator and nightly power-outages leaving you sweating in 35 C humid BA. The non-English speaking staff explained... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013

I just returned from 3 weeks in Argentina, and I stayed at Lion D'Or twice, for a week at the start of my trip and then 2 nights at the end. In between, I went to Patagonia. I really appreciated the hotel, because for a very low price I got a clean, comfortable room with excellent staff who went out... More 

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Staying in Recoleta

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Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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We have over 10 years of experience in the sector, the Hotel Lion d'Or is a stylish, comfortable, with a familiar and highly personalized attention, making our hotel your best hosting experience. Our hotel features: 30 Rooms with and without balconies, central heating, air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, Wi-Fi, digital safes, vending drinks and snacks, terrace, lift, breakfast optional, Assistance 24 hour care, tours, shows, car rental service, personalized attention to address everything our guests need. It is located in Recoleta, one of the most distinguished of Buenos Aires, surrounded by shopping centers such as Buenos Aires Desing, Patio Bullrich, restaurants, parks, museums: National Museum of Fine Arts, the Centro Cultural Recoleta, Malba, Palais de Glace, churches like the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar, Recoleta Cemetery, the National Library, 1 block from the Recoleta Mall and attractive night where tranquility and security ensure a pleasant stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Lion d'Or

Address: Calle Pacheco de Melo 2019 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires C1126AAE, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Recoleta
Price Range: $63 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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“Room 104 is very affordable but small”
 of 5 bubbles Nyasa07, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“stay in room 111”
 of 5 bubbles srfyogi, 24 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Best location, 5 minutes from the recoleta cementery very safe area and you have to be careful in Buenos aires where you really stay”
 of 5 bubbles Alfredo1976, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Speak spanish and carry a flashlight”
 of 5 bubbles Lightfoot11, 22 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Stay away from the elevator.”
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