Located on the eastern edge of an expansive plain and connected to the Atlantic via the wide La Plata River, Buenos Aires is the political, business, and cultural capital of Argentina. Possessing both Old World charm and chic allure, Buenos Aires offers something for every traveler. Ranging from ornate marble mansions to sleek modern hostels, Buenos Aires hotels serve as bases for a range of Argentina adventures .
Buenos Aires Neighborhoods
The city's various neighborhoods offer distinctive moods and experiences. Recoleta, with its striking Parisian-style neoclassical architecture, high-end boutiques, and swank cafes and restaurants is also the site of the Fine Arts Museum and the famous cemetery housing Evita's tomb. El Centro, downtown, offers the historic Plaza de Mayo and the Casa Rosada government headquarters along with Avenida Florida, a renowned pedestrian street lined with bookstores, movie theaters, clothing shops, and Buenos Aires cheap hotels .
San Telmo, with its meandering cobblestone streets and colonial air, is home to atmospheric cafes, tango bars, and treasure-filled antique shops. Formerly a working port, the renovated docks and warehouses of Puerto Madero now house trendy restaurants and boutiques overlooking the Rio de la Plata. Many boutique hotels in Buenos Aires are located in Palermo, a leafy neighborhood that includes a 1,000-acre park and numerous museums. Palermo Viejo features street artists, funky bars, and fashion-forward boutiques.