Castelar Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
... Annoyingly, these free bikes were terrible. Rusty, falling apart, bald tires, seat moved, mug guards rubbed, kickstand was broken, seat was horrible. The only thing it did right was move when you pedalled. But hey, it all added to the experience. We rode around the park a few times enjoying the sunshine and watching the thousands of people jogging, biking, walking dogs and rollerblading. It seems that rollerblading is still really popular down here. Everyone is ...
... within minutes. This opened up the massive area to become a dance floor. We stood on the sidelines and had small chat. Until Alejandro saw his friends in VIP.
We then were immediately whisked away, received a VIP bracelet, and met his friend at his table. Nobody spoke English, but we shook hands and they handed us a drink. At this point, we felt like we were living a scene from the "Wolf on Wall Street" or some other movie ...
... favourite was 'your mother didn't give birth to you, she shat you out' - Unfortunately River Plate scored in the last 10 minutes and you wouldn't have known they had scored except for the players celebrating on the pitch. There was absolutely no reaction from the Quilmes fans, they continued to play their drums and jump around chanting, and of course there weren't any River Plate fans there to celebrate. - As soon as the final whistle blew, ...
... out of their way to help, and we still had all of our belongings when we left. The greatest danger seemed to be the low-hanging beams in the hostel and signs sticking out in the street, on which Ollie hit his head no fewer than 10 times in 4 days.
As soon as we arrived we headed to Milhouse Avenue, the hostel that everyone we've met along the way has recommended for the best parties. We went straight out for an empanada and a steak, and spent the rest ...
... 2 laps of the park with no injuries to report! We then bumped into an Aussie guy from the hostel (James) and headed to try and find a cafe with air con for a drink! Palmero is one of the safest areas in BA and had a Paris feel about it. We found a cafe and treated ourselves to a juice and water as we were sooooooo thirsty! We checked the temp, which we discovered was 36 degrees with a humidity of 53... ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center