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The 11 best Airbnbs in Buenos Aires

From elegant penthouses to historic chateaus, here's our pick of the best Airbnb venues in Buenos Aires


A dream destination for sun-seekers, history lovers and culture vultures alike, the city of Buenos Aires is an exciting blend of European style and South American glamour. Doesn't that sound divine? With beautiful architecture, world-class restaurants, vibrant markets and plenty of amazing things to do, it's easy to get swept away in the cosmopolitan magic.

But when scrolling Pinterest isn't enough to satisfy your Argentina-based wanderlust, it's time to turn those pins into reality. Luckily, there's a whole host of Airbnbs all over the capital to help make that holiday happen (and at an affordable rate, too). So pack your bags, people, because you're about to book one of the best Airbnbs in Buenos Aires.

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every Airbnb featured, we've based our list on top reviews, hosts and amenities to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines. 

Best Buenos Aires Airbnbs

1. The vintage loft in San Telmo

Combining old and new in a unique eclectic style, this gorgeous Airbnb loft in historical San Telmo has all you need for a truly enjoyable stay. From recycled furniture to the modern outdoor deck complete with string lights, this property is beautifully finished. Other amenities include wifi, a TV, coffee maker, washing machine, rooftop deck with and a pool. Splish splash.

Rooms? One. Sleeps three guests.
Mood? Vintage meets modern.
Location perks? In the heart of the San Telmo neighborhood, where La Editorial has the best eateries in the city. 
Budget range? An absolute steal.

2. The luxe home in Palermo

Now, this one absolutely looks like it belongs in a magazine. If you're a bit of an aesthetics-driven person, this is the perfect spot for you. With five bedrooms and four bathrooms, it's great if you're traveling with a group of your bessies. While it doesn't come cheap (unless you split it ten ways), you're also in the best location, near tons of restaurants and bars. So it's worth it, right? And even if you don't feel like eating out all the time, there's a supermarket just 100m away from the property as well as a fully equipped kitchen and a grill! Time to brush off those cooking skills.

Rooms? Five. Sleeps ten guests.
Mood? Contemporary luxury.
Location perks? Nestled in Palermo, Buenos Aires' most 'fashionable' neighborhood. 
Budget range? Affordable if there are ten of you.


3. The cozy house in Club de Chacras

This spot is probably quite different to the others on the list and is not as upmarket, but it has all the character you could dream of. Built on a huge park surrounded by nature, this is perfect for anyone who wants some peace and quiet after exploring the city sites. It's quite isolated, away from any neighbors, which also makes it the perfect spot for those wanting a couples getaway. As for the space inside, there are three bathrooms (which means no fighting over the shower), a living room with a fireplace, and a kitchen stocked with all the utensils you could need. 

Rooms? Three. Sleeps six guests.
Mood? Riverside paradise.
Location perks? Enjoy and explore two hectares of nature at your own leisure. 
Budget range? Absolute bargain.

4. The peaceful double level flat in Barrio Norte

After an Airbnb for an impromptu, cozy couples getaway? Well, here lies proof that good things come in small packages. Based in the luxurious neighborhood of Recoleta, take a romantic stroll amongst the beautifully botanic streets and when you're done, head back to your balcony with a glass of red. Oh and get acquainted with the hot tub bath, too. Lush.

Rooms? Two. Sleeps two guests.
Mood? Crisp and modern. 
Location perks? Located in Recoleta, close to the main avenue and its gorgeous neoclassical buildings. 
Budget range? Cheaper than dinner in most capital cities.


5. The historic three story chateau in San Telmo

A very contemporary pad with a luxury feel to it, this three-storey pad prides itself as 'one of the most architecturally unique spaces in the city'. You'll find two bedrooms and some super trendy exposed brickwork. It's also on a quiet, serene street in San Telmo, perfect for couples who want to get away from the hustle and bustle. 

Rooms? Two. Sleeps five guests.
Mood? Classic charm. 
Location perks? In the soul of the San Telmo neighborhood. 
Budget range? Affordable, even for one.

6. The sophisticated apartment near Obelisco

Let's be real, this restored early-20th-century townhouse is muy hermoso. With high ceilings, ornate lighting and plush furnishings, it's a relative slice of Argentinian luxury. And it gets better:  there's over 2,000 square feet of space, which is practically unheard of in such a central location as this. Stretch out beneath the 16-foot ceilings, keeping cool with the AC blasting and listening to tunes on the surround sound speakers. There's also a Jacuzzi tub. Jackpot!

Rooms? Three. Sleeps four guests.
Mood? Antique delight.
Location perks? It's only two blocks from the Obelisk and the Teatro Colón opera house.
Budget range? A brilliant offering.


7. The Parisian-style flat in Palermo

With all the bourgeois grandeur of a Parisian palace (chandeliers, plush furnishings, stained glass windows…) this Airbnb doesn’t disappoint. If you can bear to peel yourself away from this stylish pad, take a stroll along the winding lanes of Palermo and wander into the verdant botanical gardens where the view is as sweet as the smell. And if you're fond of animals, you'll be delighted to know that the garden is also home to a flurry of domestic cats.

Rooms? Three. Sleeps five guests.
Mood? Stately home energy.
Location perks? Stay among some of the most amazing architectural heritage buildings in Buenos Aires.
Budget range? Affordable, but has a ten-night minimum stay.

8. The bright apartment with sun terrace in San Nicolas

This bright and breezy apartment is situated in downtown Buenos Aires, just a few blocks' walk from the galleries, bars and restaurants in nearby Recoleta. With cozy furniture, clever storage that maximizes space, and a large private balcony for dining alfresco, this space showcases budget Airbnbs at its best.

Rooms? One. Sleeps three guests.
Mood? Cozy vibes.
Location perks? Just a few blocks from the affluent Recoleta neighborhood. 
Budget range? Very cheap.


9. The arty apartment in San Telmo

Whether you're blessed with the talents of Michelangelo or can barely squiggle a stick man, you'll be hard-pressed not to catch the creativity bug at this bohemian apartment. There's quirky furniture and vibrant prints and, thanks to the private balcony, the stylish interior is flooded with sunshine all day long. When you fancy stepping outside, you’ll soon encounter San Telmo's premier attractions, from the Sunday Feria to Argentina’s National History Museum – pretty fitting really, seeing as San Telmo is the oldest barrio in the city.

Rooms? One. Sleeps three guests.
Mood? Natural light haven.
Location perks? In the heart of arty San Telmo.
Budget range? An unbelievable steal.

10. The chilled home with a balcony in San Nicolas

Set within a French-style building, this peaceful home is polished, simple and comfortable. With general amenities and a fantastic location in the beating heart of Buenos Aires, you’ll be off exploring the city in no time. When you return from your daily excursions, rest easy in the knowledge that the building has a porter and night security.

Rooms? One. Sleeps two guests.
Mood? Sunny studio.
Location perks? Nestled downtown, within easy walking distance of major attractions.
Budget range? Same as the arty apartment – shockingly cheap.


11. The penthouse in Puerto Madero

Go all out with a penthouse in one of the capital's most spenny areas, Puerto Madero, overlooking the Darsena River. In this sprawling residence there are two bedrooms (each with its own smart TV), two bathrooms, a well equipped kitchen, living room (with smart TV number three) and not one, but two private terraces. Guests will also have access to the building's parking garage (at an extra cost), sauna, gym and two pools. We haven't even mentioned the best part: it's not even pricey. Split two ways, you're in very affordable territory, but split it between four and it's an absolute bargain.

Rooms? Two. Sleeps four guests.
Mood? Balling.
Location perks? If you get tired of your private balconies, all the local restaurants and bars have great views too.
Budget range? Very reasonable.


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