Apart Hotel & Spa Congreso Rating: 3.0 Pearls
Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Cons

  • No-frills hotel with sparse amenities, uninspired design, and a lackluster spa
  • Kitchenettes lack microwaves, coffeemakers and kettles
  • Bathrooms are cramped with narrow showers
  • Surrounding area is run-down, traffic-clogged and sketchy, especially at night
  • Fee for Wi-Fi use and no hotel parking

Bottom Line

Entering the unremarkable lobby of the 70-room Apart Hotel is enough to tell you that it's a no-frills property. Located in a rundown neighborhood, this mid-range hotel features rooms that are spacious and offer flat-screen TVs, but lack basic amenities, such as coffeemakers or microwaves in the kitchenettes. The cramped bathrooms and terrible views are big drawbacks. Families traveling on a budget may enjoy the layout of Quadruple rooms, which have plenty of space and twin beds for children, but the location in Congreso might be better suited to business travelers.

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 Location

Located in Congreso, near Argentina's federal government buildings

The Apart Hotel is located in the historic Congreso district, where the legislative seat of the Argentine government is stationed. There's plenty to see within walking distance, the metro is within a few minutes' walk, and stores and eateries are located on nearby Corrientes Avenue.

Congreso is somewhat run-down and sketchy (especially at night), and isn't as popular with non-business visitors as the trendy Palmero or Retiro areas. An increased police presence in the area is starting to turn the area around, and more businesses and hotels are opening as a result, but there's still a long way to go.

  • 18-minute drive to Jorge Newbery Airport
  • 36-minute drive to Ministro Pistarini International Airport
  • 4-minute walk to Congressional Plaza, the seat of the Argentine government
  • 15-minute walk to Calle Florida, a main shopping area
  • 19-minute walk to the Obelisk, one of the most recognizable sights in Buenos Aires
  • 21-minute walk or 7-minute drive to historic Colon Theater
  • 22-minute walk to the Metropolitan Cathedral
  • 25-minute walk to Casa Rosada, the Presidential Palace
  • 12-minute drive to lively Plaza Dorrego, complete with a wonderful antiques market on Sundays
  • 12-minute drive to the Museum of Modern Art
  • 12-minute drive to popular San Telmo Market
  • 12-minute drive to the Botanical Garden
  • 12-minute drive to the zoo
  • 13-minute drive to Palermo Soho, a trendy area full of restaurants, bars and designer boutiques
  • 15-minute drive to the Museum of Latin-American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA)
  • 16-minute drive to Puerto Madero, full of bars and restaurants
  • 16-minute drive to the Boca Juniors stadium
  • 18-minute drive to the Buenos Aires Racetrack
  • 19-minute drive to iconic Caminito, a colorful neighborhood

 Bottom Line

Entering the unremarkable lobby of the 70-room Apart Hotel is enough to tell you that it's a no-frills property. Located in a rundown neighborhood, this mid-range hotel features rooms that are spacious and offer flat-screen TVs, but lack basic amenities, such as coffeemakers or microwaves in the kitchenettes. The cramped bathrooms and terrible views are big drawbacks. Families traveling on a budget may enjoy the layout of Quadruple rooms, which have plenty of space and twin beds for children, but the location in Congreso might be better suited to business travelers.

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Address

  • Bartolome Mitre 1824

Room Types

  • Standard Apartment Room
  • Standard Double Apartment
  • Standard Quadruple Apartment
  • Standard Triple Apartment

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 70
Pool: N/A
Spa: Yes
Cribs: Yes
Jacuzzi (in room): N/A
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Hotel Information

Location: Congreso, Buenos Aires
Address: Bartolome Mitre 1824
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