Hotel Cristoforo Colombo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Cristoforo Colombo Buenos Aires
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... location fifty kilometres across the sea from BA as it used to be a smugglers haven and the town through which much of the goods that made it into the markets of BA would come. When the import tax laws changed it slowed down, became a charming fishing and port town with laid back pace and it still is to this day. Uruguay seems very nice and well to do, as soon as we stepped off the boat we felt we were in a country which is quietly assured and prospering nicely in its ...
... an iconic tourist spot in Buenos Aires. We had an AMAZING dinner with free champaign, bottles of wine, calamari, huge plates for dinner including pasta, seafood, steak, etc, and we got to pay with US dollars which made it all super cheap for everyone, which was exciting.
We got more awesome pictures along the riverfront and Bill and I smoked our first ever Cuban cigar. It was a night I will definitely remember from the trip.
... off on Florida Street for 2 hours to wander about this long, modern pedestrian thoroughfare.
We found a cantina for drinks and free wifi and came upon David, one of our
American/Ecuadorian friends, having a beer there too. Did I mention that the
heat was excruciating?
We really enjoyed Buenos Aires and it made a wonderful
The next morning we disembarked and began out
long trek back ...
We met our private tour guide Pablo at 9am outside the cruise terminal, as scheduled, and started our full-day tour of Buenos Aires. After getting a little flavor of BA the day before, my definite must-sees included the Soho area and the "colored streets". But Pablo said we should first see a few of the important landmarks, otherwise it would have been like to Egypt without seeing the pyramid. I guess he was right :-)
We first visited the Plaza de Mayo. Pablo ...
... during rush hour was pure madness in El Centro, the political and business center of Buenos Aires. We were packed like sardines into the train and when we finally got off at the stop in our neighborhood, all of us exhausted, we agreed that the day had been full enough and we ended up canceling our evening plans involving Tango and our friend Grace. We stopped at our favorite fresh pasta joint, picked up homemade ñoqui and raviolis and called it a night.