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Reviewed 3 December 2011

This is a great option for pricey Buenos Aires! This B&B only counts with 5 rooms and it has a very homey feeling. The host is very friendly and helpful with tips. Rooms are large, comfortable and clean. It is located in Palermo, although it is not in its nicest area, it is not far from Plaza Serrano (restaurants /...

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Reviewed 3 December 2011

I stayed here three nights ...and would have been very happy indeed to have stayed much longer A very welcoming host (Erika who is Swiss), quiet, secure, more than ample breakfast, private shower, lounge, wiifi, reasonably convenient, excellent restaurant nearby. Alli n all very satisfactory.

1Thank CheltenhamJim
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2011

We had a wonderful time at the Sol y Sombra in BA. The renovated home consists of five wonderful bedrooms all with private bath, several gardens and a roof top terrace.The place is very clean and inviting. The breakfast was the best we had our whole time in South America, Erika, the host speaks English well and was a weath...

Thank two-Calgarians
Buenos Aires
Reviewed 7 September 2010

Cozy, owner-run bed & breakfast close to Buenos Aires' vibrant hotspot Palermo Soho. Private atmosphere, feels like coming home after having spent the day in Palermo, Recoletta or some of the other nice places in BA. Brillant breakfast and, most importantly: Erika, the lovely owner, is always there to give you a hand or tip in case insider knowledge to...

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Reviewed 26 March 2007

This lovely b&b is a great place to stay in Buenos Aires. It's not in the centre but this is in many ways an advantage, particularly as it's in a nice, residential district (Palermo) and very close to the metro and great restaurants. The rooms are bright and comfortable, the owner/host is very friendly, helpful and welcoming, the breakfast is...

4Thank HughSW
Wyncote, PA
Reviewed 1 September 2006

This delightful guest house, in the Palermo district, is run by a welcoming, multi-lingual Swiss woman who has completely renovated the house and created clean, spare, comfortable, aesthetically beautiful accomodations. Public transportation is nearby. Breakfast was more than adequate and featured fresh fruit and orange juice, homemade jams, breads and ham and cheese.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Sol & Sombra is a private house in the classic argentinian style from the 1920's. The original floor, high ceilings and details of the antique construction are very well preserved . The house is a very quite and comfortable place, surrounded with plants, where you can relax and have a break from the excitement of the city. Casa Sol & Sombra is not only a house, it has a history, starting with Erika in 2005, a swiss lady who fell in love with Tango and decided to share her passion for Argentina in the blue house. 10 years later, she came back to her roots and now with Belén, Casa Sol & Sombra continues to provide travellers an excellent level of hospitality and comfort in what is an oasis in Buenos Aires for guests who want to share in their passion for Argentina. The house has an strategic location, located in Almagro neighborhood, very close to milongas and restaurants. The metro is a 5-10 minute walk and other transport services are also available. The Palermo neighborhood is a 10-15 minute walk and the main city attractions are very accessible from the house. Casa Sol & Sombras has 5 beautiful bedrooms (4 double and 1 triple). All of them have private bathrooms, big built-in closets and are decorated with art from local artists. There are a variety of common areas for relaxing and socializing with other guests, the beautiful living room, a comfortable kitchen, two quiet patios and a big outdoor terrace are always available. There is also a courtesy toilet connected to the common areas. Free WIFI is available all around the house including the bedrooms and the different common areas indoors and outdoors. A large library with novels and tourism books in many different languages is also available for guests. The capacity of the house is 11 guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Sol y Sombra

Address: Palestina 1037 | between Rocamora St. and Estado de Israel St., Buenos Aires C1182ADK, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires
Price Range: $76 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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