Explore Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, is on the western bank of the Plate River (Río de la Plata) that empties into the Atlantic. It is often thought of as a European City in South America because of its avenues, elegant boulevards, luxury hotels, parks, plazas, and attractive architecture. Some of the world's best dining experiences can be had in Buenos Aires restaurants. It is regarded as a cool city--with plenty going on including street music and tango demonstrations--and visitors have every reason to book a stay in a Buenos Aires hotel.
When to visit Buenos AiresBuenos Aires is a great city to visit in the spring and fall. Average daily temperatures in January are 86ºF and in July it is 61ºF. The Tango Festival in February is a particular draw but the city needs little excuse for a street festival and most of the year is a good time to travel to Buenos Aires
How to get to Buenos AiresEzeiza International Airport (EZE), otherwise known as Ministro Pistarini International Airport, is 14 miles southwest of the city. There is also a major rail terminal with trains arriving from all parts of the country.
Buenos Aires attractionsMany of the attractions of Buenos Aires are located around Plaza de Mayo at the heart of the city center, including the Casa Rosada, or pink house, the residence of the president, the cathedral, and town hall. Malba Museum of Latin American Art houses collections by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, The Grand Colón Theater is the city's cultural hub. To the south are the vividly painted buildings of the Boca neighbourhood which are a popular tourist attraction.
Where to stay in Buenos AiresThere is a number of good hotels and hostels in the city center as well as in the various neighborhoods. With Hotels.com you can book a hotel in Recoleta or a hotel in San Telmo. For a stay with a difference consider a Buenos Aires ranch.