Axel Hotels: gay boutique hotels in Barcelona, Berlin and Buenos Aires

Axel Hotels is a unique concept in the world of boutique hotels: they target a primarily gay clientele, although the hotels are very hetero-friendly, too. Axel Hotels has three locations: Barcelona, Berlin and Buenos Aires. The design of the hotels can be described as stylish, urban chic with lots of comfortable lounges for guests and […]

Casa Bolivar: stylish lofts and studio apartments in Buenos Aires

If you are going to Buenos Aires and want to stay in a stylish loft or studio apartment, check out Casa Bolivar in the San Telmo district of the city. The building is a beautifully restored mansion dating back to the early 1900s, which has been divided into 14 apartments. Each apartment has a private […]

Algodon Mansion: classic French luxury in Buenos Aires

The Buenos Aires boutique hotel scene has been red hot in the last few years, but nothing compares to the atmospheric, luxurious Algodon Mansion in the elegant Recoleta neighborhood of the city. It is owned by the Algodon Wine Estates and Champions Club, which is one of Argentina’s premier Malbec wine producers. Housed in a […]

Tailor Made Hotel in Buenos Aires: stylish, intimate and Apple-friendly

If you are going to Buenos Aires, check out this five-room boutique hotel in the Las Canitas neighborhood: Tailor Made Hotel. I love small intimate hotels that provide personal service and emphasize good design, and this one has it all. Not only that, they are “Apple friendly” meaning bring on those Macbooks and iPods, but […]

Mapplr’s favorite restaurants and cafes in Buenos Aires

I just posted my favorite hotels in Buenos Aires, so now here are my favorite restaurants and cafes (gelato bars). The gelato in Buenos Aires is very good so don’t miss it. 788 Food Bar Arenales 1877 Recoleta Buenos Aires, Argentina +54 11 4814 4788 Mediterranean creative Almanza Charcas 4799 Palermo viejo Buenos Aires, Argentina […]

Mapplr’s favorite hotels in Buenos Aires

It’s not too early to make reservations at any one of these delightful hotels in Buenos Aires. Most people think they should visit Argentina in the months of December and January, but actually you should go in the springtime – October and November. Buenos Aires in January is too hot and humid. That’s why the […]