|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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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
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)
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
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
PS: I was happy to have Max take me to the airport on my last day, felt very confident that ride would be reliable.
We liked that the property was within a close proximity to everything in the barrio, great cafes & restaurants, shopping mall, Latin American museum, the famous Cemetery all within walking distance. Valerie and Max also were extremely knowledgeable about the area, quick to respond, kind and very helpful with any information we needed. We will definitely stay again at this property in Recoleta.
My wife and I stayed at this great apartment in June. It was perfect for our needs. Walking distance from the Recoleta Cemetery and the weekend craft fairs. Many, many cafes and restaurants within a few block radius. A nice little market next door and a good laundry nearby. And a shopping mall and movie theater if you're interested. It was nice being able to leave for overnight trips and not have to pack everything up each time. As many people gave commented the view ftom the balcony was amazing.
The real asset was Max. He was very helpful and easily reachable. We arranged for him to transport us to and from the airport. It was great to have a reliable source of help and information.
The apartment was safe and easily accesible, with just a couple of steps to the elevator level.
We'll definitely consider returning.
We decided for our first trip to Buenos Aries to stay in the Recoleta neighborhood and this condo was the perfect option for us. Great location, well equipped, comfortable, bright and airy one bedroom. We loved the beautiful view of the Recoleta Cemetery and the balcony for morning coffee and afternoon wine. Max, the local property manager, could not have been more helpful. Great restaurant and local activity suggestions. Spoke perfect English and was very quick to respond to questions or requests.
Between the view. The Bed. Bathroom. There is not one thing I can complain about with my experience. Max who helped me with the apartment not only speaks perfect english but was sped helpful with anything I needed.
Did I mention the view? It is by far one of the most spectacular views overlooking the Recoleta cemetery. Just incredible.
restaurants, shopping mall, theatres, bus stop, laundry, hardware, schools, bakeries, pasta shops, butchers, hair salons, jewelry stores...
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|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.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.