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Beautiful Apartment in Barrio Norte, Wi Fi Internet

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


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We found this property to be beary special

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 3)

This is a large apartment, spacious for 2 or 3 (110 sq. m).

Floor to ceiling windows span the living room and front bedroom, filling the apartment with an abundance of light. Paintings, books and CDs offer a relaxing atmosphere.

The apartment has all the modern conveniences: central heating, air conditioning (and fans), high speed Internet with a Mac computer and telephones in all the rooms. The large living room, complete with vintage, 1970s couch, armchairs, and coffee table is complimented with a 21st century entertainment center (29' television, VCR, DVD and CD player.) looks out onto Billinghurst Street full of trees. The bookshelves are filled with a variety of great books. The writing/computer desk comes high-speed Internet access and a laser printer.

The dining room accommodates 4-6 comfortably.

The master bedroom comes with a new queen size sommier bed and anatomical 'intelligent' pillows and also goose down pillows. Perfect for peaceful overnight sleeping or mid-day naps. There is also a large television and a DVD player in the bedroom.

There is a second bedroom with a twin size bed (90x 190) and a desk with Hi Speed Internet access. There is also a nice balcony full of sun and flowers.

The master bathroom comes with a shower, bathtub, toilet and bidet. There are two additional half bathrooms with toilets.

The kitchen is large and perfect for cooking large meals or reheating take out (empanadas) in the microwave. The kitchen also has a large refrigerator with freezer, a dishwasher, a breakfast table that accommodates 3-4, and a complete set of dishes and pots and pans for cooking.

The laundry room is right off of the kitchen and complete with washer and dryer, as well as a place to hang dry clothes.

The apartment is very quiet, with limited traffic noise from the street.


The maid comes twice a week to clean, change towels and sheets. If you need further services like personal laundry, you can talk to the maid.

About the Neighborhood:

The location is superb. The flat is in Barrio Norte, which is an interesting neighborhood, calm and safe. It is also filled with great shopping, sidewalk cafes and tempting restaurants. Fifty meters from Av Santa Fe, two blocks from the Bulnes subway station and one block from bus stops providing access to all other parts of the city. You are also just 2 blocks from Alto Palermo Shopping where you can buy everything you need. Taxis (which are very inexpensive in Buenos Aires) also abound and circulate 24hs.

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More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017

About The Owner

My name is Flavia de la Fuente. I was born in Buenos Aires in 1959. I'm a film journalist. With my husband we directed a film magazine called 'El Amante / Cine'. Also, we directed for four years the Buenos Aires International Film Festival. Now, we live at the beach, and we run together a blog called “La lectora provisoria” where we write about films, books, life, etc.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 1997

Why The Owner chose Recoleta

My husband and I bought this apartment in 1997. We chose this neighborhood, because it's very convenient. You are near every place you need to go in town. Also, there is a subway station two blocks away, and buses and taxis are all around. Filled with cafés, restaurants, the Alto Palermo Shopping Mall and a safe atmosphere it’s a perfect place to be. We lived there very happily until 2004. Then, we decided to move to a town at the beach and spend only one month a year in Buenos Aires, in our flat. So, we decided to rent it during the rest of the year. In this way, we can afford having two homes with everything we need, one in Buenos Aires and the other in San Clemente. To manage the apartment in BA, the person in charge is my friend Mariana Ventureira.

What makes this apartment unique

It's a real Buenos Aires apartment with everything you may need in your home. Comfortable, full of light, with great beds, best quality linens, cozy, full of books and CD's, original paintings by Argentine artists. The location is great: two blocks from the subway and the Alto Palermo Shopping Mall. The maid comes twice a week.



Recoleta Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Balcony
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Air conditioning, Fans, Central Heating System and Telephones in All the Rooms, Answering Machine, Video Player, CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Music Library, Book Library, High Speed Internet, with a Mac Computer, Washing and Dryer Machine, Dishwasher, Microwave, Toaster, Hair Dryer, Coffee Machine, Orange squeezer, Bed Linens, Towels, Complete Set of Cooking and Eating Dishes, Electricity is 220W, Twice a Week Cleaning, Utilities, Telephone (Local), Building Taxes, and Cable TV Are Paid By the Owner


Enjoying the books, music, and art in this wonderful room!

VRBO Bear stayed here

May 26, 2013

Live like a real Argentinian - be surrounded by art, literature, music and film! This home truly feels like a HOME, but Buenos Aires style. You will be inspired just looking at the incredible art and book/music collection. Start your appreciation for art at home, then go explore Buenos Aires’ incredible museums! The bed was incredibly comfortable, a nice touch was two firm pillows and two soft pillows for whatever your preference. We were greeted with fresh flowers, a bowl of oranges, chocolate, and coffee for the morning. The apartment was impeccably clean, the sheets were so fresh they may have been brand new and again, the bed was SO COMFORTABLE! The sunlight through the massive windows was so lovely - and a comfy reading chair invited me to sit there and relax. The apartment is well equipped with two TVs with several English channels and all the soccer channels you could ever want. There are fans and AC’s in every room and the kitchen is well stocked with cookware, so we sometimes made our own meals. We loved the old fashioned keys (think middle age cathedral or library keys!) and a fun, old world elevator as well. We were greeted by a friendly manager who helped us book soccer tickets, made sure we had everything we needed, and even offered to get us extra groceries. The apartment is centrally located, extremely safe with a doorman and keyed entry, with a NYC or old Europe type of feel. The street has tall trees and it is fun to sit in the chair and read while watching the dog walkers and passers-by. Just a few steps from the apartment are dozens of café’s, restaurants, shopping, and easy access to the subway and bus system. If you like clean, inviting, artistic, authentic, friendly and an amazing location, then book here!

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Beautiful Apartment in Barrio Norte, Wi Fi Internet
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews
Cleveland, Ohio

Great location, spacious and beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

The best recommendation I could give any apartment is that this was the second time we stayed in this apartment and I would want to stay here again when we next visit Buenos Aires.

Tt is pleasant, spacious and very well located for a variety of activities.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa Bay area, Florida

well kept, great location, easy to deal with

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this apartment. Both the apartment itself and the building are well maintained. For us, the location is perfect. Within walking distance of everything you need, cafes, stores and restaurants. Plenty of action in the area. Easy transportation to other areas of the city. Excellent choice.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review! Hope to see you again next year! Warm wishes, Flavia
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Louisville, KY

Good location

  • 3 of 5

We loved the location and the size of the apartment. The apartment is located a couple blocks from Subte D which is very convenient to move around town. We enjoyed the possibility to hosted family and friends and cooked for them considering there is a full kitchen with a dishwasher!

The apartment was clean before we got there and also one more time while there.

A few suggestions: 1. to offer better quality and more quantity towels. The towels were a little old and some have holes.

2. change shower head. The water was going everywhere!

3. Oiled fauces and doors. There was a lot of noice coming from it.

Overall, the apartment is good. Perfect for a long stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Claudia, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for your remarks. I'm at the apartment now and I will be able to take care of your suggestions. Hope to have you back home soon with your family. With best regards, Flavia de la Fuente
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well located and comfortable apartment

  • 3 of 5

Fine and comfortable apartment in a nice centrally located neighborhood.

Cleaning twice a week and good kitchen facilities.

Washing machine and good drying possibilities.

Good internet and printer.

Close to Palermo neighborhood.

Good shopping and nice local restaurants.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Tampa Bay area, Florida

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is very comfortable and well located. Easy access to other areas with numerous options locally, restaurants, cafes, shops of all kinds.

The apartment itself is very quiet. Flavia is a very gracious host and was available for our needs. Her agent, Mariana, also was extremely willing to help in any way. All our expectations were met and we will return. We heartily recommend it.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memorable and Great stay in the Beautiful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I stayed in Flavia’s apartment two full weeks and had a great time in Buenos Aires. Her apartment is very spacious, cosy, clean, well-equipped and very comfortable. Immediately after arriving in it we felt at home. As the apartment is situated in Barrio Norte, it is very easy to reach and discover all parts of Buenos Aires by the underground, buses but especially by walking. Flavia is very attentive and helpful and looks after her guests perfectly and with big heart. I definitely want to come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SECURITY DEPOSIT: $500, returned at time of departure, less any apartment damage

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