Anselmo Buenos Aires has joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton. Located in Buenos Aires’ historic neighborhood of San Telmo, Anselmo Buenos Aires is set amid Plaza Dorrego Square, one of the oldest public spaces in the city known for its diverse array of cafés, bars, shops and antique stores.
“Originally built as a stunning mansion in 1906, Anselmo Buenos Aires pays tribute to a community rich in history that dates back to the 18th century, and provides guests with the perfect launching pad for a truly intriguing cultural experience,” said Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton.
With its first owner rumored to have been the famous tango musician and composer, Anselmo Aieta, the property maintains its original 1900s façade complemented by a modern design that includes spacious rooms and upscale restaurant and bar concepts. Throughout the hotel, guests will also enjoy contemporary décor and art – all infused with the area’s history and local flair. An interior plaza reflects local Argentine culture by giving guests an intimate setting in which to interact and unwind after a day of exploring Buenos Aires. Additional highlights include inviting communal gathering areas throughout the hotel and a fitness center offering state-of-the-art equipment.
Guests can relax in one of 50 guest rooms, including four corner rooms, one with a balcony, a large suite featuring a spacious private balcony and two colonial rooms offering a view of Dorrego Square, one of them with a french balcony facing the square. The design of each guest room thoughtfully reflects the historical ambience of San Telmo combined with sophisticated and modern elegance. Guest room highlights include floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in showers, sleek wooden floors, a mini-bar and views of the hotel’s inner plaza. Guests will also enjoy a plush bed with luxurious linens, a comfortable sofa, a 42-inch HDTV, complimentary Wi-Fi access and beautiful lighting that is unique within each room.
The hotel features two restaurant, both of which celebrate Argentinean innovation: Café Anselmo, offering healthy regional dishes using the freshest local produce and grilled meats; and Anselmo Lounge, serving locally-influenced signature cocktails, specialty snacks and desserts.
Anselmo Buenos Aires, Curio Collection by Hilton also offers 3,300 sq. ft. of versatile meeting space for up to 100 guests.
Anselmo Buenos Aires, Curio Collection by Hilton is the brand’s first hotel in Latin America.
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