Last Updated on April 8, 2024 by Katrina

Photo credit: CasaSur Palermo

Want to feel like a savvy local in Buenos Aires? Stay in the Argentina city’s Palermo area, lined with trendy restaurants, art galleries and shops. The area is home to such attractions as the MALBA art museum, Parque Tres de Febrero, and the Museo Evita, devoted to the famed former first lady. You won’t find that many large hotels or familiar brand names in the various sections of Palermo—the selection leans toward smaller hotels and B&Bs—but you will find excellent launching pads for many Bueno Aires adventures. Here are the best hotels in Buenos Aires’ Palermo neighborhood.

CasaSur Palermo Hotel (Buenos Aires AR, Costa Rica 6032; 54-11-4775-1431) Palermo Hollywood

“Very clean and smart,” writes a Tripadvisor user of this 61-room branch of CasaSur boutique brand that has a spa and rooftop terrace. “The rooms are comfortable, with TV, minibar and coffee machine. The bathroom is spacious with bidet and a good shower.” Another adds, “everyone at the hotels spoke English (big plus), and made you feel right at home. Just fantastic staff!” A Google reviewer likes the “good location. Fifteen minutes from subway. Good coffee shop close to the hotel and plenty of restaurants and bars in walking distance.”  >> Book this hotel for less

Dazzler by Wyndham Buenos Aires Polo (Sinclair 2929, C1425 Cdad.; 54 11 7091-5100) Palermo

Expect to use a few taxis or Ubers while staying at this branch of the Wyndham brand that is a “good hotel, although inconvenient to most sights,” according to a Tripadvisor user. “The breakfast is OK, but selection is limited.” A Google reviewer likes the “really nice and large rooms,” while another writes “we were most impressed with the excellent service that we received.” The hotel is walking distance from the Buenos Aires Eco-park and the Botanical Gardens.  >> Book this hotel for less

CasaSur Bellini Hotel (Cabello 3780, C1425 Cdad; 54-11-4807-4848) Palermo Chico

The best hotels in Buenos Aires offer both a good location and plenty of space. Part of the boutique-style CasaSur chain, this hotel near the parks of Palermo offers a “huge” room “that felt very luxurious,” according to a Google reviewer. “The bathroom was spacious and the pool area was so tranquil. Lobby is hip and aesthetically pleasing. A little small but very welcoming.” The amenities include a spa and fitness center, and a Tripadvisor user likes that “there are tons of shops, restaurants and grocery stores within walking distance.”  >> Book this hotel for less

Awwa Suites & Spa (Lafinur 3370, C1425 Cdad.; 54-11-3966-0000) Palermo Chico

This apartment-style hotel has a spa, pool and a free breakfast. “Friendly staff, excellent location, lovely tree-lined street,” writes a Google user. “The breakfast was basic but good; I enjoyed that they only serve it direct to rooms on a tray. Rooms are simple but clean and comfortable, and having the kitchen was a bonus.” A Tripadvisor user points out that there are “lots of restaurants to walk to” while another calls it “a quiet and restful hotel in the heart of Palermo. Sitting on the terrace in the tree tops at night or during the day was lovely.”  >> Book this hotel for less

Be Jardín Escondido by Coppola (Gorriti 4746, C1414 BJL; 54-11-4832-8830) Palermo Hollywood

“A little piece of heaven in buzzy Palermo Soho,” writes Condé Nast Traveler of this small inn that is part of Francis Ford Coppolla’s small boutique hotel brand (he lived here while filming Teatro). “Inside are terracotta-tiled patios, lush gardens, and warm and light-filled rooms, each one named after a different Coppola family member.” Online reviewers rave about the high level of service. “They go out of their way to ensure that you have everything you need in your room, at your meal, and for your adventures,” writes a Tripadvisor user. “There’s nothing like having fresh brownies in your room every day!”  >> Book this hotel for less