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Stunning 1Br 1.5 bath in the finest Recoleta mansion (WiFi & A/C)

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Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
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About the property

Condo, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-3)


This spectacular one bedroom is just one of the apartments in the Poetry Building that we own and manage. It measures over 720 square feet.

Step through the threshold of this 100-year-old French boutique mansion of the belle epoque, into a world that combines the best of historical architecture with the efficiency of new technology. Walk through the spacious lobby/reception area, past the interior fountain, and into the beautiful apartment with private patio and garden.

It is located on the ground floor and 'contra frente,' away from the hubbub of the city. To the front of the apartment, French doors open to wrought iron railings overlooking the interior fountain. To the back, custom-made iron and glass doors usher you into the unique outdoor living and dining space featuring Spanish tiles and abundant vegetation.

It is professionally furnished and decorated with modern elegance alongside charming antique touches. It is fully equipped with a Phillips flat screen television, Philips DVD player, as well as a personal stereo for your best home away from home experience.

The bedroom is extremely quiet and private. The mattress is a Simmons 5 star Beautyrest for sleeping comfort. There is a full bathroom off set from the bedroom and a separate toilet off of the living area. Additionally the couch folds out into a sleeper bed can be extended for extra guests.

The kitchen has a beautiful granite countertop and is fully equipped with a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, oven, 4 burner stove and all the accompanying equipment you would have at home. The dining room comes with seating for 6 guests.


Recoleta is Buenos Aires’ most safe, elegant and architecturally significant neighborhood, centrally located between historical San Telmo and up and coming Palermo.


You will be choosing not only to stay in a beautiful apartment but you will have the use of a stunning building and it's luxuries.

It is firmly rooted in Argentina's history as the former mansion of one of it’s most revered and famous families, Familia Peralta Ramos. The original elegance and charm of the building has been left intact, while we have fashioned the interior to not only meet, but surpass modern demands. Timeless elements such as the original building facade, old patio and grand entrance remain intact. Suites within the building are suited with Phillips flat screen televisions, Phillips DVD players, and stereo systems including iPods with a full library of music for your enjoyment. Hi-speed WI-FI runs throughout each of the buildings apartments and covers its shared common spaces which include a large open reception area as well as an outdoor terrace with dipping pool, outdoor shower & sun lounge chairs.

We have an office on the ground floor of the building with bi-lingual staff. We also manage several other units for rent. Please inquire.


If your dates are available, you can reserve them with a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Diners, or American Express)., Paypal, or U.S. bank deposit.

We ask for the total rent to be paid upon check in. You can pay in cash OR with credit card / Paypal ,/ U.S. bank deposit plus a 5% surcharge.

We have a minimum stay of 2 consecutive nights.

Prices quoted are for up to 2 people.

Additional guests (up to 2) are $20 each per night.

This does not include children under the age of 2.

Our multi-lingual concierge and property management office is located on the ground floor and we are there every day of the week to answer any general questions you have, give you recommendations on activities inside the city, make reservations, and help you with any issues that may arise during your stay with us.

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

What makes this condo unique

This 100-year-old mansion in the heart of Recoleta has been carefully retrofitted with reverence for architectural legacy into 18 unique and contemporary apartments. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of this vibrant city, then retreat to the comfort and quiet of your own patio.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Superb! Excellent! Delightful! There are not enough superlatives to describe this lovely apartment that truly enhanced our vacation in Buenos Aires. From enjoying breakfast on the patio in the morning, to sipping wine on the rooftop pool terrace in the early evening, to being able to step out into the wonderful Recoletta neighborhood, the apartment and its location were ideal. Exceptionally well appointed and brand new, the apartment had everything we could need for our week long stay -- including a spaciousness that no hotel room can give you. Linda and Kurt have thought of everything (including impressive car service) and were fantastic hosts -- available for questions and excellent restaurant and wine recommendations! (The welcome basket including coffee and Malbec was also a lovely treat!) We fell in love with Buenos Aires on our trip and also with Luz Y Aire. This is now our neighborhood and home in Buenos Aires. We will be back to stay here again soon, very soon! Thank you Linda and Kurt. Gracias!
Oct 2009
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Stunning 1Br 1.5 bath in the finest Recoleta mansion (WiFi & A/C)
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews

Ideal Place to enjoy the best of a great city!

  • 5 of 5

This apt is very well located in Recoleta, near many restaurants and shops. Very safe, clean and quite large, we felt like at home. The dipping pool on the 4th floor was a nice feature as it was really hot in BA and it felt great to go relax with a nice Argentinian wine late afternoon. Quiet apt with all you need, it is the best options for a stay in BA. The bed was very comfortable. The staff is very helpful in suggestions for restaurants and visits. They spoke very good english and truly made things easier for us with different bookings and directions. This is good value for money!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntington Beach

A Perfect Place to Stay in Buenos Aires

  • 5 of 5

We staying at the Poetry Building for 10 days and loved every minute—this studio was very spacious for 2 people and we felt extremely comfortable. Although the apartment faced a busy street the dual-pane windows/doors kept out the noise making the apartment super quiet. The apartment had great amenities including a full kitchen (with coffee and tea supplies), a hair dryer and towels in the bathroom, and even a power adapter.

Poetry Building is in the beautiful Recoleta neighborhood and is walking distance to many attractions (Av Santa Fe, 9 de Julio, Recoleta Cemetery, City Tour stop, etc.). It is also surrounded by delicious restaurants and is conveniently located near grocery stores. Honestly, the only thing missing in Poetry Building was a washer and drier, however, there was a laundry mat just a few doors down and they had our laundry washed/dried in less than 2 hours which worked out perfectly.

Poetry Building’s staff was amazing! They were readily available to answer questions, provide us with city maps, tour suggestions, etc. We loved our experience and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, Washington, USA

An Elegant Oasis

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Poetry Building. The building itself is beautiful, with the French charm Buenos Aires is known for. It has been renovated inside to make well thought out and charming apartments that are comfortable and inviting, with well stocked kitchens. The staff was unfailingly friendly and helpful, and we really felt at home. We look forward to returning to the Poetry Building for another visit.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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  • 5 of 5

The Poetry Building was perfect! The building itself feels very BA. Our apartment felt large and open, decor was beautiful and practical. We also enjoyed the rooftop pool and deck, which were a very pleasant surprise! I cannot say enough positive things about the staff. They were polite, friendly, always available, and very helpful for directions, arranging transportation/dinner/tango lessons etc, and restaurant/shopping recommendations. Finally, the Poetry building is in a great neighborhood. We easily walked to the Recoleta Cemetery, shops, restaurants and neighboring Palermo. Exceptional experience. I will absolutely stay there again if returning to BA!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Sarah for your positive comments. They meant a lot to us. We really enjoyed having all of you here. Hope to see you in another opportunity! Warm regards, Irina
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Rochester New York


  • 5 of 5

The Poetry Building has a terrific staff and the building is just beautiful. One feels as though they life in BA when walking to the confiteria next door for a bit of pastry or to the cornfer for a cafecito.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much John for your words, it was a pleasure to have you and we are glad to hear you had a goo time here. Warm regards, Irina Poetry Building
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Extraordinary service and value

  • 5 of 5

Start with the staff -- all friendly, fabulous people unfailingly polite with English language skills sometimes better than mine. They can't do enough for you. We have travelled extensively and I feel I can say this is the best overall service and quality we have ever had. They work long hours, will help organize excursions for you, let you use their computers to print, and offer any advice you require.The owners --Brent and Julietta -- are young, open, pleasant, available and engaged. They loaned us a USB key with several award winning sub-titled Argentine movies on them (including a surprise star in a couple of them).

They have created a beautiful building with a variety of different very high-ceilinged apartments and clearly have invested a great deal of time, energy, care and money in furnishing each unit and providing high quality cooking utensils. Even some basics such as spices, coffee, tea, plug adaptors, etc. were provided along with a welcome bottle of an excellent Malbec wine. There is a cell phone to use -- across the street is a "locuteria" to buy some minutes -incoming call are free. There is a loaded iPOD or bring your own to insert into the player.

We wanted to use Buenos Aires as our base for 3 weeks and were late booking so we moved a few times and enjoyed different units. Most have private patios for leisurely breakfasts since nothing opens until late -some of the musea don't open until 2:00PM..

There is a small pool on the 4th floor that offers plenty of exposure to sunshine and shade if you prefer for end of day relaxation -- or all day as we did for a couple of hot sunny days.

We scoured the internet for places and while the Poetry building was no more than 20% more expensive -- it was probably 500% better than the others we examined. --- wonderful value for money.

Its location -in the Recoleta area was excellent, safe and a good base for exploring the city. The subway is close by and safe to use as long as you are vigilant..

So ***** -5 Stars across the board.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Nearest Train
705 Metres
D Line - Facultad de Medicina
Nearest Point of Interest
Recoleta Cemetery
Nearest Point of Interest
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Nearest Point of Interest
Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativa
Nearest Point of Interest
Avenida Santa Fe
Nearest Point of Interest
Vicente Lopez Park


Rates & Availability

Recoleta Condo Rental Rates

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2017 Jan 4 - Apr 30
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
2017 May 1 - Sep 30
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
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2 night minimum stay

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Recoleta Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofabed accommodates 1-2 people.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
Safe box for your valuables. Tourist guides on Argentina and Buenos Aires (no need to bring them with you!) Hair dryer, iron & ironing board.

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