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Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Finished our trip with a 2-day stop in Buenos Aires before heading back to SF. The hotel is very comfortable, the staff is quite accommodating and a good location. Highly recommended. If ever back in BA I will certainly return.

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jerry, Thank you for choosing us at the end of your adventure trip around Argentina! It always nice to read that a guest enjoyed his stay and that he will stay again with us on a future trip to Buenos Aires, so thank you again for leaving us here your review. We look forward to your next visti in...

England
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We stayed at the Vain hotel for two nights in a senior room. According to the sign displayed at the hotel front desk the rate for this room was USD 536 per night but we paid USD 470 for two nights (it was a last minute booking). Thank God for that.... Don't get me wrong, the hotel is nice, the...

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for leaving us here your review. Service is all for us, so your message has been informed to the general manager . We want to apologize for the receptionist s mistakes made during your stay. We really look forward to have you here again to give us another chance! Best regards, Vain...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2014

When discovering new parts of the world, there is always a process to calibration to local standards of service, breakfast etc. We stayed in Vain at the beginning and end of your trip: what struck us the first time was the friendliness of the staff, the stylish fittings, and the good location in an up-and-coming neighbourhood full of restaurants. What...

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sabine, We would like to say: thank you! It is nice to read your review about the hotel itself and our service. You are right, our rooms have the same style, but each room has its own touch , and the major categories are located on the 1st and 2nd floor. We have 15 rooms in total, so you...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We stayed for three days over Christmas 2013. GREAT breakfast, the menu even states to not be shy, order as much as you want (custom cooked eggs, etc), fantastic coffee, etc. Tea and snacks in the lounge area. The staff was very helpful especially one of the desk personnel Pablo. Located in a beautiful old building and furnished with modern...

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for leaving here such a nice review about us. We do our best to make our guests stay a nice one, so we are glad to hear that you enjoyed our stay. Why not coming back on Christmas/New year eve days this year too, right? Best regards, Vain Staff"

New York
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We stayed here for three nights over Christmas. The area was very quiet on Christmas day, but was otherwise a fun neighborhood with tons of restaurants, bars, and shops. It is a little "edgier" in some places, but we didn't feel unsafe. We kept an eye out around us and had no issues. The best part about this hotel was...

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank your very for your nice comment about us and your stay at Vain! We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed Christmas in Palermo. It has been informed your suggestion about maintenance on 302 room. Looking forward to have you here again on a future visit to Buenos Aires. Kind regards, VAIN Staff

Bellingham, Washington, United States
Reviewed 30 December 2013

First impression: I had just lugged my suitcase a couple of blocks from the Plaza Italia subway stop on a warm summer afternoon, and the desk clerk offered me a glass of ice water. The staff at the Vain continued to deliver friendly, helpful service. Thames is a quiet shady street; the next street over, Borges, has many good shops...

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Roger, Thank you for you positive message left here. It is always nice to read that a guest enjoyed his stay, so thank you again. Please, next time feel free to ask for another thing that you would like to have during breakfast if it is not on our menu - why not? our chef will do it...

Newark, California
Reviewed 29 December 2013

We spent 2 nights at the Vain Boutique Hotel in the Palermo Soho district of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The hotel is perfect! The Hotel staff could not have been nicer and more accommodating. They met our every need and want. The room was quiet and the bed was very comfortable (which is so important when you are traveling.) The breakfast,...

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Donna, First of all, we would like to thank you for choosing us as your home in Buenos Aires. We are glad to hear you like our service as well as your room. You are right, Palermo is still a safe district. Really looking forward to your future stay with us! Best regards, VAIN Staff"

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 December 2013

After spending twelve wonderful days aboard a Crystal Cruise Ship I wasn't real excited about spending two days in a hotel. Boy was I wrong! I cannot say enough good things about Vain Boutique Hotel. The staff, accommodations and food at this wonderful establishment were as good as it gets. I give this gem of a hotel two BIG thumbs...

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We really would like to thank for choosing us! It is really nice to read your positive review about your experience with us. Looking forward to have you here on the next cruise season. Best regards, VAIN Staff"

Newark, California
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We like the experience of small boutique hotels and we were not disappointed in this one. The staff is friendly and incredibly helpful. The breakfast more than met our expectations. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms very roomy. We would definitely stay here again!

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Linda, Thank you leaving your review here. It is really nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Why not? Please, feel free to contact us as soon as you get your new day trips to Buenos Aires and we check availability! Best regards, VAIN Staff"

Reviewed 27 December 2013

I had a very pleasant stay at Vain Boutique hotel recently. The hotel staffs were exceptionally friendly and helpful; they offered us very tailored services and recommendation around the neighborhood. The room and service is worthy of the money. The hotel itself isn't big, but with a nice lounge at the roof top and at good location

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BuenosAiresVbh, General Manager at Vain Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing us. It is really to hear to you enjoy your stay as well as our service. Please, let us know by email when you might come back to Buenos Aires, and we can check availabilty. Best regards, Vain Staff"

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Staying in Palermo

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Palermo Viejo neighborhood, only 15 minutes away from the main tourist attractions, VAIN Boutique Hotel gives the possibility of having another alternative to the noisy BA downtown. It preserves the "Porteno" neighborhood feeling, combined with a bohemian and avant-garde mixture that can be sensed in the variety of stores, from fashion designers, antique and design furniture to coffee shops, fashion restaurants and bars, along with the traditional ones. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vain Boutique Hotel

Address: Calle Thames 2226 8, Buenos Aires C1425FIF, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Palermo
Price Range: $136 - $484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vain Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Vain Boutique Buenos Aires
Hotel Vain Boutique
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Buenos Aires
#12 Luxury Hotel in Buenos Aires
#15 Romantic Hotel in Buenos Aires
#35 Family Hotel in Buenos Aires
#47 Business Hotel in Buenos Aires
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“Our Superior room was huge and to the rear of the hotel.”
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“It would be helpful if the business centre had its own printer.”
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