Rent Algodon Mansion in Buenos Aires


It seems like there's always a new boutique hotel opening in Buenos Aires. Algodon Mansion, in the posh Recoleta district, appeals to relaxed jet setters and Louis Vuitton-clad execs alike

Buenos Aires/Buenos Aires Province (I-Newswire) September 29, 2012 - It seems like there's always a new boutique hotel opening in Buenos Aires. Algodon Mansion, in the posh Recoleta district, appeals to relaxed jet setters and Louis Vuitton-clad execs alike.

DESIGN

Built in 1912 in French Classical style, the mansion has clean, geometric forms and leafy motifs that embellish the building's faƒ§ade. The exterior may be dreamy Belle ƒpoque, but inside, the designer opted for an unfussy and masculine ambience - think ebony floors, Italian furnishings by Cappellini and B&B Italia. The six-storey stately house is full of supple leathers and exquisite woods, and delicate silks swathe the furnishings. The splendour continues in the lobby, where a dramatic glass-encased waterfall cascades down several floors.

AMENITIES

A big draw at Algodon is its rooftop pool and lounge, a rarity in the Argentine capital. The bartender serves tasty caipirinhas and other Latin concoctions in the Sky Bar. Through a connecting terrace is the spa, where therapists employ "vine therapy," using extracts from the Algodon Wine Estates. The Cognac Bar downstairs has an impressive collection of wine labels from Mendoza and elsewhere in Argentina as well as handcrafted cigars. As you might expect, there's 24-hour butler and concierge service.

ROOMS

The smallest suites feature 600 square feet of living space. Move up in room category and you're treated to wet bars and fireplaces. All the suites overlook the jacaranda-tree-lined street. The bathrooms are decked in French limestone and Calacatta marble, feature free-standing tubs as well as separate steam showers. Every piece of technology in the room - from the DVD player and iPod dock to the drapes, temperature, lights and TV - is controlled from a touch-screen panel that practically requires a PhD to figure out. If you're looking to entertain or do business, you might want to splash out and book the Royal Suite which, for under three grand, includes pyjamas, a baby grand piano, a wine-tasting set and a chef. Need the entire mansion? It can be rented from $15,000 a day in low season.

SERVICE

To compete in Buenos Aires's chic boutique hotel scene, the owners knew they would have to give guests more than just a pretty place to stay. That's why staff at Algodon Mansion are so well trained - some have already spent years working at exclusive European hotels. Unlike at neighbouring (and some might say stuffy) Alvear Palace Hotel, staff here pull off a proficient-meets-personal approach to service. The concierge not only helped me find the perfect pair of tango shoes, but when I returned from shopping my butler presented a list of his favourite off the beaten path tango halls.

FOOD

Chez Nous is the hotel's intimate Franco-Argentine restaurant featuring a gold-leaf ceiling, chocolate-coloured walls and chairs draped in micro-suede. The main seating area opens to a glass-covered patio where a fireplace keeps things cozy in the winter.

Chef Antonio Soriano, who trained in French Michelin-starred kitchens, presents delicate fare: The ricotta and rabbit ravioli melts in your mouth. And if you want beef, the velvety beef cheek is prepared with a delightful potato and black truffle foam.

VERDICT

On a quiet street a stone's throw from Recoleta's main shopping area, the enviable location and warm staff enhance the impression that you're staying at a very stylish friend's private sanctuary.






About Algodon Mansion

Algodon Mansion is nestled in the heart of Buenos Aires' most elegant residential neighborhood, Reco   More..leta. Attended by 24-hour butlers, our luxury suites are exceptionally spacious and offer superior comforts in amenities, as well as custom designed details that can't be found anywhere else in the world.Less..

Contact Information

Algodon Mansion
Gregor Beck
Montevideo 1647
C1021AAA
Phone : + 54 11 3530 7777

Published in:

Lifestyle > Hotel / Resorts

Published On:

September 29, 2012

Print Release:

Print Release

If you have questions regarding information in this press release contact the company listed above. I-Newswire.com is a press release service and not the author of this press release.The information that is on or available through this site is for informational purposes only and speaks only as of the particular date or dates of that information. As some companies and PR Agencies submit their press releases once per week,month or quarter, make sure to check the official company website for accurate release dates as our site displays the I-Newswire.com press release distribution date only.We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information on or available through this site, and we are not responsible for or omissions in that information or for actions taken in reliance on that information.


Related Releases

Prom Season Brings Out the Conchs in Key West
Prom season is upon us as thousands of high school Seniors around the country are preparing for the last "hoorah" of their high school days. In Key West, Florida, local restaurants are expecting a large turn-out for the event.

VA Beach Has Launched a New Website
Sunday 13th APRIL 2014-Virginia Beach, Virginia is an independent city located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is a classic east coast beach vacation spot .

Fashion Designing India Launches Blog For Art And Design Industry
Welcome to India 's leading fashion portal! started in 2013, Fashion designing India is a leading Online Education Portal for all kind of information related to fashion industry.

Lauriston House Offer One Lucky Couple the Chance to Win a Luxury $25,000 Wedding Package
Leading Australian Wedding Venue Lauriston House give people the chance to win the wedding of their dreams

Shallamar's Hair Solutions Now Offers Full And Lace Front Wigs
Shallamar's Hair Solutions which is a hair salon in Orlando Florida that works in customers with uncovered spots, diminishing hair or issues with length or volume as set out on another hair medication for male pattern baldness.