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Spectacular View, Great Location, Wi-Fi, 2 Blocks to Subway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This fully furnished one-bedroom, one-bath, corner apartment. It has been completely remodeled with an emphasis on style and comfort. Unique in that every room has a fabulous view.

One of the outstanding features of this spacious Buenos Aires pied-a-terre is the spectacular view of the world famous Recoleta cemetery - the final resting place of Evita Peron. A walk through these opulent, above ground monuments is a tour of the rich and famous of Argentine history. Your apartment's ninth-floor view extends beyond Recoleta to the River Plate and the distant Uruguay.

Located in the cultural center of Buenos Aires, you are surrounded by sidewalk cafes, top quality restaurants, clubs, bookstores, boutiques, parks and theatres - one block from Recoleta Village Entertainment Center, two blocks from the Buenos Aires Design Center, near the National Museum of Fine Arts. A walk across the park, which hosts the city's foremost weekly art fair, will land you on Avenida Alvear - the most celebrated, upscale, shopping area in Buenos Aires. While in the heart of this bustling cultural center, the 9th floor location affords a peaceful night's sleep.

Centrally located, only 2 blocks to the new Recoleta subway station and even closer to cross town buses.

Apartment Features & Amenities

- Stylish, contemporary living space accented with original art

- 500 square feet

- Fully equipped open kitchen, including refrigerator with freezer, range, microwave, and coffee pot

- Bedroom: magnificent views, queen size bed with luxury mattress and plush linens

- Bathroom with modern shower/bathtub, hair dryer

- Balcony with incredible view

- Telephone with voice mail

- Cell phone included

- Cable TV and DVD/CD/MP3 player with speakers

- High speed internet access

- In-room safe

- Steam iron and ironing board

Arrival

Our bilingual (Spanish/English) staff will be on hand to welcome you at the apartment (or pick you up at the airport for an additional fee) and acquaint you with the accommodation amenities and the neighborhood. Always available, the goal of our staff is to make sure your stay is comfortable.

What else? (Options at additional cost)

To enhance your Buenos Aires experience, additional services are available. Please contact us directly to arrange any of the following:

- Car service - from either Buenos Aires airport and/or a private tour of the city

- Additional maid service

- Travel agency services to destinations such as Iguazu Falls, Bariloche, Mendoza (wine country), Cordoba, Punta del Este, Ushuaia, El Tigre Delta boat tour, ski trips in the Andes, and hunting in Patagonia

- Rental cars

- Event/concert/opera tickets (based on availability)

- Tango Lessons

- Language lessons

- Concierge services (ex. restaurant reservations, tango dinner shows, tours, translation services)

- Parking

More Details

Owner
Valerie
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 10, 2017

About Valerie

After working on and off in Buenos Aires for many years, in 2003 we finally came for vacation. We had such a great time...we loved the people, the architecture, the art...and of course the food. We decided we'd like to spend more time in Buenos Aires and in 2004, we cashed in our stock options for this apartment. Today, we live in Miami, but have a great manager who meets and greets our guests.

Valerie purchased this condo in 2004

Why Valerie chose Buenos Aires

We wanted to own an apartment in a major city that didn't require us to drive - a walking city, with good mass transportation or inexpensive taxis. It needed to have great architecture, style, art, music...and of course, incredible food.

We found Buenos Aires to have all this and more...and at a much lower cost than Europe. Like New York or Paris, every neighborhood is a new adventure.

We love the sidewalk cafes, the weekend art fairs, biking through the parks of Palermo. And while we always heard the steaks were great, no one ever told us about the homemade pasta...incredible.

What makes this condo unique

Incredible view of the Recoleta cemetery. Jim took the initial listing picture from our balcony in the early morning. He won 3rd place in the Miami Herald photo contest for this image.

The location of this property makes it convenient to visit all of Buenos Aires. The Micro Centre, San Telmo and La Boca are to the South, while Palermo and Belgrano are to the North.

Guestbook comments from the owner

An excerpt from Mary's blog...



We have enjoyed our apartment whose owners, Valerie Watkins and Jim Millerick, live in Miami, FL. They have provided every convenience! For those of you planning a trip to Buenos Aires, their e-mail address is BAExperience@gmail.com

Mary and Phil
Jun 2012
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Amenities

Recoleta Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 9
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower and tub, includes bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Two queen size beds (1) Bedroom (1), Murphy bed in living room sleeps 2, this bed is hidden by custom dark wood. It includes telescopic side tables and built in closets on either side of the bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Cooking Utensils, Cell Phone, Wi-Fi DSL, High Quality Linens. We take our laundry around the corner to Gloria's. If you bring it in the morning, she has it washed and folded later than evening or next day.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

Spectacular View, Great Location, Wi-Fi, 2 Blocks to Subway
average rating of 4.875 based on 58 reviews
5

Paris of the North!

  • 5 of 5

We went to BA with expectations and they were met. It is an old city by North American standards and with lots to see you need to be dental and close to public transport this apartment was perfect for this: a step off point to explore the city and surrrounds and a safe haven to come back to at the end of the day. Max, Valerie and Jim's representative in BA picked us up, settled us in and gave us great advice. He was there throughout the trip if we needed advice or practical assistance. This is the hidden bonus of the place! He filled us in on the local situation with great insight and interest in what our life in Toronto was like. LA Recoleta is amazing to walk around, day or night. A subway with a SUBTE pass will bring you daily to any place in the city and environs and it is so inexpensive. All the small stores nearby have great local food and the apartment has plenty to cook with. The microwave has a toaster attached, first for us! Gloria, the recommended laundry was outstanding. We speak Spanish and this was a great advantage to get to know people but even without it, people are helpful.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you had a great adventure and come back soon! Best, Valerie and Jim
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5

The Perfect "Home Away"

  • 5 of 5

This tidy little apartment with the fantastic view was just the right place for me to stay while exploring Buenos Aires. Nine floors up in a great neighborhood, overlooking the famous Recoleta Cemetery and beyond to the harbor and spectacular sunrises ... it made staying home just as interesting as seeing the sights.

And then there was Max, the most amazing concierge/property manager I have ever encountered! Every question answered, tours, heck, he even had groceries there for me after meeting my 10:00 pm flight.

Thank you Valerie and Max for making sure my adventure in Buenos Aires was a wonderful one!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We equally enjoyed hosting you. Please keep us up on you adventures and beautiful photography. Hope you come back our way!
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Our stay was very satisfactory.

  • 3 of 5

This was quite adequate. Very central and very safe. Lots of good ideas given and all worthwhile.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure hosting you. Hope you come back soon.
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5

Very nice apartment in the heart of Recolleta.

  • 5 of 5

The owner and property manager are very helpful and make the stay very comfortable. Max helped us navigate our way into being able to see the English tour of the Casa Rosada. The apartment is very nice and is in the heart of Recoletta. Good value and fun.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Was a delight to host you.
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5

Excellent place to stay in Recoleta

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I stayed at this property for almost a week and enjoyed every minute. Great location and exactly as described in photos/description. Valerie and Max were attentive to each of our questions and requests. We had a delightful time and are hoping to return in the near future. The view from the balcony is amazing!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. We really appreciate it! We were glad to have you and hope your travels bring you our way again. Best, Valerie and Jim
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5

Great place to enjoy BA from

  • 5 of 5

I liked the apartment immediately, the manager Max met me to welcome me and showed me the apartment amenities, it was super clean (Veronica clean), and in a great location. A very comfortable place for our three person party.. Could not have been happier, what I saw online at VRBO is what I got. Just a block to bus. subway access, all of BA accessible for 50 cents US per ride, we used public transport to everywhere, very easy, buy a SUBE card, add money at kioskos, then tell the driver your destination, bop your card, easy peasy.

Wonderful views, lots of nice eateries, and bakery sweets. Too many great cafes to mention.

Valerie and Jim, thanks for hosting me and my best friends, we felt so safe and welcome in Recoleta.

Travis

PS: I was happy to have Max take me to the airport on my last day, felt very confident that ride would be reliable.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And we enjoyed hosting you. Please look us up if you ever get our way...we'd love to hear about your adventures! Jim and Valerie
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Map

Car: not necessary

restaurants, shopping mall, theatres, bus stop, laundry, hardware, schools, bakeries, pasta shops, butchers, hair salons, jewelry stores...

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Rates & Availability

Recoleta Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
$800
$1,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

We have two 1 bedroom apartments side by side on the same floor and of the same size. So if our calendar is booked, be sure to ask about availability...we can usually work it out.

We ask for the security deposit upon booking to secure your booking and then as a security deposit. All payments are due in advance. We often bill the rental fee a few weeks in advance, but if paying by credit card, we can bill the day before arrival. Whatever works. Ask about longer stays. We also accept payments by check, money order, wire transfer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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