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Porto Alegre, Brazil
Reviewed 7 April 2012

The hotel is in an excellent location near Recoleta. However, the rooms ar small for thre people, we hardly can move ind the room. The breakfast room at 11h (now) is dirty and dark. We have to wait a long time to have a clean table and the service is the breakfast rom is dark. There ar many good cafes...

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menemsha
Reviewed 24 February 2012

on arrival in BA back in early jan. we stayed in a hostel near the microcenter for one night before picking up our car. it left us with a fairly dull view of the city. returning 5 weeks later (and 2 months sooner than planned due to a family emergency) we checked into what for us was quite the upgrade...

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perth
Reviewed 5 November 2011

We would rate this at about 1-2 star due to Location not central Rooms smell of stale cigarette smoke Beds small and uncomfortable with one flat pillow we each. Prison pillows are better Rooms are noisy Breakfast average. Bread often a little old Safes in rooms don't work Staff are slow to fix anything On the plus side: staff is...

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Hamilton NZ
Reviewed 15 December 2009

This is a decent enough hotel but the staff are what really make the difference. My wife developed laryngitis shortly after arriving in Buenos Aires. Diego and the rest of the staff were extremely helpful and attentive. They phoned taxis and doctors for us, helped us change check our changed flights and generally helped us sort ourselves out during the...

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Korolyov
Reviewed 29 September 2009

The worst thing about this hotel is the horrible sound proofing. When you are in the room and someone does something in the room next to yours or in the corridor - you can hear everything. of course, after some time you get used to it and you feel like at home when your family members walk arond in the...

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Sydney
Reviewed 6 April 2009

We stayed that this hotel for four nights at the end of a 7 week South American trip before heading back to Sydney. Given the location, the nightly tariff was good value at US$55. We found the English speaking front desk staff extremely helpful (booking restaurants, checking airline details etc), much better service then you would expect from a 3...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 7 September 2007

we booked for a group of 7 people(1 single bed room and 3 double bed).Our major problem with this hotel(night/evening front desk) started as checking in.They gave us 1 double and 3 single bed rooms even though we had reserve confirmated by local travel operator(cvc Brasil).when my wife and i got upstairs the room was with three single beds,and the...

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Arizona
Reviewed 6 September 2007

We booked through Gate 1 Travel. It is rated 3* but I think they forgot to put the minus sign before the 3. The reception is shabby, old fashioned and dirty. The rooms were worse. They were not only dirty but so filthy that what appeared to be a grey line around the base boards without my glasses on, turned...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 2 August 2007

I chose the Impala on the basis of (a) the best price I could find in downtown Buenos Aires for the period I needed (in this case only 2 weeks in advance, booking through OPODO at US$ 92 /night) and (b) the previous reviews in Tripadvisor. The hotel is situated in the upmarket part of the Retiro Barrio about half...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 9 December 2006

If you're looking for a simple hotel with clean rooms, friendly staff, great neighborhood (Recoleta), this hotel is a very good choice. I stayed there from Nov 27th through Dec 7th and experienced no problems. The room was small but clean. The bathroom was average sized and also clean. The bed was comfortable. Noise was not a factor. I had...

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Staying in Retiro

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Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the most elegant area of Buenos Aires, the Recoleta neighborhood. The hotel has an exceptional Access to the most prestigious cultural and entertainment centers of the city of Buenos Aires.The hotel has 60 comfortable rooms.Apart from its excellent location, the hotel offers valet service in its own private parking garage, Business Center, WI-FI in the entire hotel, Bar, Restaurant, Meeting Rooms, Room Service 24 hrs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Impala

Address: Calle Libertad 1215, Buenos Aires C1012AAY, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Retiro
Price Range: RM201 - RM299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Impala 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Impala Hotel Buenos Aires
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#38 Best Value Hotel in Buenos Aires
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“*** You cannot use the safe in your room *** this is why I checked out as soon as I checked in.”
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“Make sure you get a room at theback of the building away from traffic. Ask for a double if you are a couple.”
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