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The 12 best Airbnbs in Buenos Aires

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

Written by
Katherine Lovage
Contributors
Lola Christina Alao
&
Alex Floyd-Douglass
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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. With beautiful architecture, world-class restaurants, vibrant streets and plenty of amazing things to do, it's easy to get swept away in the cosmopolitan magic.

And when browsing images isn't enough to satisfy your Argentina-based wanderlust, it's time to plan a trip. Luckily, there's a whole host of hotels and affordable Airbnbs all over the capital, to help make that holiday happen (and to make it affordable, too). So pack your bags, people: here are some of the best Airbnbs in Buenos Aires.

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The vintage loft in San Telmo
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1. The vintage loft in San Telmo

Combining old and new in a unique eclectic style, this gorgeous Airbnb Plus loft in Buenos Aires 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 Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV, a coffee maker, a washing machine, and a pool. Splish splash.

The luxe home in Palermo
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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 best mates. While it doesn't come cheap, 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.

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The cozy house in Club de Chacras
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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 who takes their shower first), a living room with a fireplace, and a kitchen full of everything you could ever need. 

The peaceful double level flat in Barrio Norte
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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. 

 

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The historic three story chateau in San Telmo
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5. The historic three story chateau in San Telmo

A very contemporary pad with a luxury feel to it, it prides itself as 'one of the most architecturally unique spaces in the city'. You'll find two bedrooms, a dipping pool, 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. 

The sophisticated apartment near Obelisco
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6. The sophisticated apartment near Obelisco

Let's be real: this restored townhouse is muy hermoso. With high ceilings, ornate lighting, and plush soft furnishings, it's a slice of Argentinian luxury, darling. Want some more good news? Since there’s enough space for six people to stay, the bill can be split pretty nicely. Group trip, anyone?

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The Parisian-style flat in Palermo
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7. The Parisian-style flat in Palermo

With all the bourgeois grandeur of a Parisian palace (chandeliers, plush furnishings, and stained glass galore) this Airbnb doesn’t disappoint. When you can finally 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. Fancy petting something furry? The garden is home to domestic cats, too.

The bright apartment with sun terrace in San Nicolas
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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 away from the affluent 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.

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The serene home floating on a river in San Fernando
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9. The serene home floating on a river in San Fernando

Because who doesn’t fantasize about waking up to tranquil views and fresh sea air? Aptly named "Paraíso Flotante" (floating paradise), this dreamy home even has a hot tub, so you can warm up on nippier days and while away your time watching the sunset glisten on the river. Heaven.

The arty apartment in San Telmo
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10. The arty apartment in San Telmo

You might not be able to sketch anything other than a stick man, but it's still pretty tough not to catch some kind of creativity 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.

 

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The chilled home with a balcony in San Nicolas
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11. 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 heart of Buenos Aires, you’ll be off exploring the city in no time. Plus, when you return from your daily excursions, the building has a porter and night security - so you can drop any worries you had about staying somewhere new. 

The elegant penthouse with sky high views near Palermo
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12. The elegant penthouse with sky high views near Palermo

There’s a simple reason that penthouses are lusted after: the view. But while the metropolitan skyline is breathtaking, the interior of this place is incredibly lavish too. With checkered flooring, wooden furniture, and a healthy scattering of sophisticated accessories, it’s a far cry from the budget holiday B&Bs of yore.

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