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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed staying there... Room very clean, breaksfast is good. Service is good and the staff is very helpful. The location of this small hotel is also good. It is easy access to go anywhere. Subte (underground train) is only 5 minutes walking from the hotel, 10 minutes walking to antique market.

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Mariposita offers very professional, high quality training in a friendly and personal atmosphere. They offer private lessons with an individual program according to your personal needs. As a guest you can follow daily grouplessons at different levels for free (dance and technique too). Nice and very useful to be able to practice with locals too! The rooms are nice, very... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

This is an extremely unique opportunity and experience. Mariposita is first and foremost a professional dancers training school. This means that the quality of instruction is world-class, and everything is done to make studying here as accessible as possible. When you consider that the group lessons (several each day) are included in the price, it is really unbeatable for serious... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

I stayed here in December of 2012 and have sent many friends here over the years. The boutique hotel is an excellent place to stay and is convenient to the major thoroughfares. The rooms are comfortable, quiet, and modern. The Mariposita Tango School is the best tango school in Buenos Aires, the place were the pros go to learn. Classes... More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2013

This is a tough review because we loved the hotel overall, but there are still a few improvements that could make this a top rated place to stay. Having said that, it's still a fabulous hotel and one of the best values I've ever come across. It's both a boutique hotel and a Tango school/studio. The owners, Tango dancer Carolina... More 

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Reviewed 12 November 2012

This bed & breakfast is a charm in San Telmo, and is more famously recognised as a famous Tango school. It has a very non-assuming facade, though you can see the balconies for two of the rooms at the front if you look up, but the two doors which lead to the premises look normal, hiding the gem which is... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carolina Bonaventura created a space to develop a unique concept and inclusive place to live an experience with tango. In Mariposita Boutique Hotel ones finds the comfort of a hotel in a prestigious school in the old tango district of San Telmo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mariposita de San Telmo

Address: Calle Carlos Calvo 950 | San Telmo. Caba, Buenos Aires C1102AAT, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
Price Range: RM373 - RM711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“There is a very wide variety of rooms. Those on the street side do get more noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Lori243, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great and spacous and are ensuite. However, go on their website to see which room design you prefer and things they vary on is balcony and bed arrangement. One room has a kitchenette too. Our was the Twin Cuzo room. Just a word of warning, their rooms are often booked solid as many Tango dancers who come there to stay (can take almost all classes for free!) stay for sometimes months at end.”
  • Our room had a small long window that looked out into the corridor, so you don't feel claustroph
  • Our bathroom sink - truly cultural
  • Linens were fresh, and clean.
  • Our bathroom
 of 5 bubbles manicirony, 11 Nov 2012 | Read review
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