Carsson Hotel  4 stars

Viamonte 650, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C10J3 ABN  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Wall-mounted tv - Elevator often does not work - Service was good
  • Staff are friendly - Entertainment was poor - Bathroom was nice
  • Good air conditioning - Clean room - Price was good
  • No internet service - Comfortable beds - Decent food
  • Close to the subway - No pool - Dark wood furniture

Overview

Centrally located in Buenos Aires, the four-star hotel Carsson is a luxurious property only a few steps away from famous Plaza de Mayo and Metropolitan Cathedral.

Built in 1950 and decorated in elegant classic style the residence offers a well-appointed gym with garden views, a swimming pool and a modern health club.

The hotel’s 89 comfortable spacious rooms and suites feature designer furniture, cozy premium bedding, air conditioning, working desks, satellite television, multi-line telephones, safety deposit boxes, mini-bars and internet connection.

The on-site restaurant and a lobby-bar serve delicious Argentinean and international cuisine.

Buenos Aires International Airport is 16km away.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   89.

City Center Buenos Aires - 3300 ft
Airports Airport. Jorge Newbery (AEP) - 3.7 mi, Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini (EZE) - 17.9 mi
Train Stations Retiro Station - 4000 ft, Once railway station - 1.9 mi
Underground stations Retiro Subway Station - 1400 ft, Florida Subway Station - 1400 ft
Restaurants Havanna (cuisine: Argentinean) - 500 ft, Parrilla al carbon (cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue) - 300 ft
Parks Palermo Viejo - 2100 ft

Rooms

All 89 elegant non-smoking rooms and suites are appointed with comfortable furniture, premium linen, safety deposit boxes, satellite television, direct-dial phones, mini-bars, air conditioning, private bathrooms with hair dryers and designer toiletries, clocks and wireless internet access.

Standard single room is equipped with one single bed, natural fabrics, blackout drapes, a working desk, cable television and pay movies.

Double room comes with a double bed, natural fabrics, blackout drapes, a working desk, a coffee-maker, magnetic keys, pay movies and wake-up calls.

Suite features a king-size bed, hypo-allergenic bedding, a desk, a sofa, pay movies and a private seating area.

One child under the age of two may stay for free. Babysitting service is available on request.

Dining options

Buffet breakfast is served for free at the on-site restaurant each morning from 7am till 11am.

The Carsson restaurant offers specific Argentinean and international culinary delights in elegant atmosphere daily from 7am till 11pm.

The lobby-bar serves traditional and exotic drinks and snacks every day from noon till midnight.

The hotel Carsson serves a buffet breakfast for free. 

Work

Three meeting rooms with sitting capacity from 10 up to 100 people, ideal for business and social events, are appointed with air conditioning, high-tech office equipment and audio-visual machines.

Wireless internet connection is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.

Leisure

Leisure and relax area includes a large swimming pool, a modern fitness center and a health club.

The recreational activities available either on site or nearby are swimming, diving, volleyball, tennis, cycling and hiking.

Additional features

The guests are provided with car parking, an elevator, luggage storage, tour desk, concierge desk, airport shuttle, 24-hour front desk, a spa and wellness center, dry cleaning, commercial services, laundry, room facilities, non-smoking rooms, room service, ironing facilities, heating, in-room safes, dining facilities, in-room breakfast, business facilities, wireless internet connection, a business center, fax/photocopying service, meeting facilities, banquet facilities, children facilities, facilities for people with disabilities, leisure and relax facilities.

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Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) and the rate is USD 26 per day.

Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Shiatsu massage
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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All 89 elegant non-smoking rooms and suites are appointed with comfortable furniture, premium linen, safety deposit boxes, satellite television, direct-dial phones, mini-bars, air conditioning, private bathrooms with hair dryers and designer toiletries, clocks and wireless internet access.

Standard single room is equipped with one single bed, natural fabrics, blackout drapes, a working desk, cable television and pay movies.

Double room comes with a double bed, natural fabrics, blackout drapes, a working desk, a coffee-maker, magnetic keys, pay movies and wake-up calls.

Suite features a king-size bed, hypo-allergenic bedding, a desk, a sofa, pay movies and a private seating area.

One child under the age of two may stay for free. Babysitting service is available on request.

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      Carsson Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      El Obelisco Buenos Aires, a famous historic landmark is only 600m away from the hotel.

      Plaza de Mayo, a popular entertainment site is less than 1km away.

      Metropolitan Cathedral, a well-known cultural landmark is approximately 800m away.

      Galerias Pacifico, a popular shopping area is only 100m far from the property.

      Plaza San Martin, a recreation park is within 500m from the accommodation.

      The Opera Theatre is about 400m away.

      Colon Theater is situated about 600m far from the residence.

      Cervantes National Theater is approximately 800m away.

      Tourist attractions
      • El Obelisco Buenos Aires
        2000 ft
      • Torre de los Ingleses
        3000 ft
      Popular areas
      • Florida Pedestrian Street
        1400 ft
      Places of interest
      • Catedral Metropolitana
        2700 ft
      • 9 de Julio Avenue
        3000 ft
      Shopping areas
      • Galerias Pacifico
        400 ft
      Stadiums
      • Luna Park
        2000 ft
      Parks
      • Plaza San Martin
        1700 ft
      Theaters
      • 1400 ft
      • Opera Theatre
        1400 ft
      • Colon Theater
        2000 ft
      • Cervantes National Theater
        2000 ft
      Underground stations
      • Florida Subway Station
        1000 ft
      • Retiro Subway Station
        1000 ft
      • Carlos Pellegrini Subway Station
        1700 ft
      • 9 de Julio Subway Station
        2000 ft
      • L. N. Alem Subway Station
        2000 ft
      • Diagonal Norte Subway Station
        2000 ft
      • Tribunales Subway Station
        2700 ft
      • Catedral Subway Station
        2700 ft
      • Peru Subway Station
        3000 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Museo de la Ciudad
        5000 ft
        Defensa 219, Buenos Aires
      • El Centro
        5200 ft
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      • El Ateneo Grand Splendid
        1.1 mi
        Av Santa Fe 1860, Buenos Aires
      • Congreso
        1.1 mi
        Av Rivadivia & Av Entre Rios - Plaza Congreso, Buenos Aires
      • Recoleta
        1.3 mi
        Buenos AiresArgentina

      Near the hotel

      • Centro Cultural Borges
        600 ft
        Av San Martin & Viamonte, Buenos Aires
      • Teatro Colon
        1500 ft
        Cerrito 628, Buenos Aires
      • Puente de la Mujer
        1200 ft
        Porto Madero, Buenos Aires
      • Secretaria de Comunicaciones
        1800 ft
        Sarmiento 511, Buenos Aires
      • The Obelisk (Obelisco)
        2100 ft
        Avenida Pres. Roque Saenz Pena 991, Buenos Aires
      • Puerto Madero
        3200 ft
        Rosario Vera Penaloza, Buenos Aires
      • Palermo Viejo
        2100 ft
        Buenos AiresArgentina

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Havanna

        60% likes this, based on 796 reviews
        Cuisine: Argentinean

        500 ft
        Florida 525
      • Parrilla al carbon

        61% likes this, based on 20 reviews
        Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue

        300 ft
        Lavelle 663/Florida
      • Broccolino

        60% likes this, based on 383 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 5 - USD 9

        800 ft
        Esmeralda 776

        Phone: 11/4322-7652

      • Il Fratello Ristorante

        73% likes this, based on 52 reviews
        Cuisine: Argentinean

        500 ft
        Tucuman 688

        Phone: 11 4322 1030

      • El Palacio de la Papa Frita

        50% likes this, based on 542 reviews
        Price Range: USD 11 - USD 16

        1000 ft
        Lavalle 735

        Phone: 4393-5849

      Getting there.

      Buenos Aires International Airport is within 16km from the hotel.

      Airport transportation is available on request.

      By car from Buenos Aires International Airport drive straight along the highway 4 until you reach Julio North exit, turn onto Julio North Avenue and go straight ahead until Viahonte Street. Turn right onto Viahonte Street and continue straight for about three blocks. The hotel is on your right.

      Getting around.

      Retiro Train Station is within 1.1km from the hotel.

      Florida Subway Station is just 300m away.

      Carlos Pellegrini Subway Station is about 500m away.

      Diagonal Norte Subway Station is approximately 600m far from the residence.

      Cathedral Subway Station is within 800m from the accommodation.

      Plaza de Mayo Subway Station is about 1km away.

      Public parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is USD 20 per day.

      Carsson Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Carsson Hotel

      Average guest rating

      7.6
      out of 10
      Excellent
      Based on 272 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      8.2
      Rooms
      6.7
      Service
      6.7
      Value
      7.3
      Dining
      7.8

      Individual guest reviews

      • Single

        I preferred the attention and care of the night receptionist, Felix, to the one in the morning. Felix showed honesty, concern for the guests, kindness and respect. Keep him.

        The transportation service you offered to and from the airport needs to be more clear. On the booking information it did not say how much the fare was. After several questions on line, I finally had the price at $140. When I arrived at the hotel, the driver you sent was going to change $175!! When I went to the reception with him to clear this up, it appeared to me that the receptionist agreed with the driver about this price. I had to remind him about my E-mails from Fl.and the agreement on the $140 fare. After some discussion I finally paid what was offered. Going back to the airport, I paid $130. thank you felix!!

        • Average rating
          6.6
      • Group of friends

        The friendly and very helpful staff, and the location.

        • Average rating
          9.6
      • Older travelers

        The hotel is supposed to be 4 starts, but facilities and room are in very poor conditions. Air conditioning didn't work, and everything was old and faded

        Its location is quite good. All other things very bad. I will never return there

        • Average rating
          4.2
      • Older travelers

        I didn't like that they charge for the wi-fi service, 10 dollars, for a day of service. it's not free as they said.

        • Average rating
          7.0
      • Group of friends

        I enjoyed the breakfast

        There was no discount for staying multiple nights. at least there wasn't one mentioned when booking online!

        • Average rating
          7.8
      • Older travelers

        Efficient old style hotel right in the centre of the downtown area. It has a lot of character and must have been of the latest design when it was built (which was probably in the 1930s)

        The free Wi-Fi which was advertised as being "high speed" was anything but. Probably the slowest connection that is available. Also, it requires a new and long and complicated password to be requested every day. The rate charged for the room was considerably higher than that quoted

        • Average rating
          8.2
      • Older travelers

        AirCon did not reach the room so it was an all night sweat. No hot water twice after long walks around the city. Breakfast bread, ham and tasteless cheese

        • Average rating
          5.4
      • Single

        I hate paying for Internet access - should be free Also taxes should have been included in Booked.net quote

        • Average rating
          7.4
      • Couple

        Staff was friendly and helpful

        Room was really bad-dark with badly working airconditioning

        • Average rating
          5.0
      • Single

        + Good breakfast; + place (just 1 block from Flordia)

        - They overpriced due to a very bad exchange rate (15% over the official exchange rate) --> a rip off - the air-con extremely loud and both knobs to regulate were missing. I asked (in good Spanish) 2 times within 1 hour for fixing. No reaction. Next day I could change room. But even there one knob was missing and the other one broken. - 4 stars???? yes, only the lobby looks like a 4-star hotel. 3 stars would by far be enough.

        • Average rating
          6.2
      • Single

        Pretty central location, reasonably friendly and helpful staff who had English. Secure as well due to night porter.

        Breakfast not great. The exterior and entrance into the hotel is certainly of four star quality but inside is far from it so don't be fooled by the grand entrance! So for this reason, it felt overpriced for what you got.

        • Average rating
          6.6
      • Group of friends

        Location.

        Room was very old, dirty and in desperate need of an upgrade.

        • Average rating
          4.2
      • Couple

        very good price for a four star hotel and very good location!

        The staff could have been friendlier...

        • Average rating
          8.2
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