Hotel Club Frances Buenos Aires
Discover a European side to Argentina’s capital at the lavish Hotel Club Francés Buenos Aires, a boutique townhouse hotel reflecting the glamor of early 20th-century Paris. With Belle-Époque-era furnishings, a replica of Meissonier’s “Napoleon in 1814 Campaign” behind the bar, and the smell of freshly baked baguette drifting from the kitchen, every detail helps create a pocket of France in Buenos Aires’ most lavish neighborhood.
- The 28 guestrooms and suites feature L’Occitane toiletries and romantic French décor
- Hit the spacious, on-site fitness center, and work on your fitness using high-tech cardiovascular machines
- Re-energize at the gym before relaxing in a steaming hot sauna and refreshing Finnish shower
- Dine on authentic French cuisine while seated on exquisitely restored antique furnishings
- Entertain your colleagues at an elaborate banquet in the elegant private dining room
- Learn the exclusive art of the épée at the hotel’s first-rate fencing hall
Originally a private club for French luminaries, this lavish mansion has hosted its fair share of politicians, scientists, writers, and dignitaries over the years. Nowadays, local foodies and business people keen to impress their guests flock to Hotel Club Francés Buenos Aires for its classic French restaurant and sophisticated Parisian flair.
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The 28 guestrooms and suites ooze historic charm, while modern comforts can be found throughout. Admire the interior design, a delightful mix of contemporary and period-style with hand-picked artwork on the walls. For a special stay, book the individually styled Executive Deluxe Suites, the hotel’s pièce de résistance, featuring ornate antique furniture and huge marble bathrooms with a sauna and hot tub.
There is 24-hour room service, and the sumptuous king-size beds with Egyptian cotton linens are an appealing sight after the hotel’s evening turndown service. If you are traveling on business, make use of the office available to hire and four multipurpose event rooms accommodating up to 200 people.
Known for its relaxed atmosphere and carefully curated antique décor, the restaurant at Hotel Club Francés Buenos Aires is the pride of this boutique hotel. Start with an aperitif from the mahogany, feather-lined bar, with plush leather armchairs and stools. Afterward, dine on French cuisine, made with locally sourced ingredients by the talented culinary team.
Restaurant – At breakfast, indulge in the buffet of pains au chocolat, fresh fruit, coffee, and eggs cooked to order, served by a delightfully friendly staff. Later in the day, enjoy a business lunch or dinner, surrounded by artwork and period pieces. Each immaculately prepared dish is served with freshly baked French bread and paired with a choice of fine wines.
Marvel at the original oil paintings displayed in golden gilded frames, marble busts, and period furniture throughout the hotel lobby, before settling into your guestroom. Then work out on the high-tech cardiovascular machines at the gym, or have a unique fitness experience at the state-of-the-art fencing hall, which has three courts and top equipment. Finally, cool yourself off in the Finnish shower.
Out in Recoleta, you can imagine you are in Paris itself as you pass by balconied buildings and well-tended gardens. Head to the famous cemetery to see the maze of ornate memorials commemorating Argentina’s elite, then stop by the bright white colonial church, Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar. Spend a pleasant afternoon visiting the Museum of Fine Art, and the Museum of Latin American Art, before stocking up on designer goods, and catching a movie at Patio Bullrich shopping mall.
Hotel Club Francés Buenos Aires
Settled in the heart of the beautiful neighborhood of La Recoleta, Hotel Club Francés Buenos Aires boasts a prime location in Argentina’s capital city. The famous Recoleta Cemetery is a 10-minute walk away, while the National Museum of Fine Arts is about five minutes further on.
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery is 5 mi / 7 km away.
Ministro Pistarini International Airport is 21 mi / 33 km away.
Retiro Mitre station is about a 20-minute walk away, where you will also find a metro station.