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River Hotel, Buenos Aires

3-star3 stars
Montevideo 86, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, 1019, Argentina

3-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Obelisco
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From 127 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Fantastic service
Room is all right
Complaints about WiFi

River Hotel, Buenos Aires

from $24
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Suite
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Twin Room

What’s around River Hotel, Buenos Aires

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Obelisco (8-minute walk)
  • Teatro Colon (9-minute walk)
  • Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral (14-minute walk)
  • Plaza de Mayo (15-minute walk)
  • Casa Rosada (15-minute walk)
  • Plaza San Martin (20-minute walk)
  • Alto Avellaneda (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Estadio Monumental (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • University of Buenos Aires (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)

Getting around

  • Buenos Aires (AEP-Aeroparque Jorge Newbery) - 10 min drive
  • Buenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.) - 24 min drive
  • Buenos Aires September 11 Station - 20 min walk
  • Buenos Aires Corrientes Station - 29 min walk
  • Buenos Aires Cordoba Station - 4 min drive
  • Saenz Pena Station - 4 min walk
  • Congress Station - 5 min walk
  • Uruguay Station - 8 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 42 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free reception
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free wired Internet
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

River Hotel, Buenos Aires’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel River
  • River Hotel Hotel
  • River Hotel Buenos Aires
  • River Hotel Buenos Aires
  • River Hotel Hotel Buenos Aires


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • The 21% national VAT (value-added tax) is not included in the price, and will be charged at the property upon check-out for all citizens of Argentina. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. To qualify for a tax exemption, tourists must present a valid passport and pay for the services rendered with a non-Argentine credit card or via bank transfer from another country. This tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days. In the case of cancelled bookings, the cancellation penalties paid by the traveler will also be subject to the national VAT (21%).

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 178 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Value for Money. Some rooms need renovations
We stayed at the Babel Plaza between March 24-29 and occupied room 606. At first we were given room 502 and it was in deep need of renovation so we moved to 606. The hotel is well located near Congreso, (5min walk max.) where you can take many buses (colectivos) that will get you all over town. It is also near the mythical Avenida Corrientes and the Obelisco. As said, some rooms are in great need of rénovations, and the hotel having changed name recently (from River hotel to Babel Plaza) is probably going to do so. Room 606 was confortable and had no carpet, a plus for me. AC worked well and the bathroom was nice. It had bidet, bad with shower, toilet and sink. TV with many channels but no foreign language channel (i.e.: no English channel) The breakfast is simple but of good quality and the breakfast room staff is kind, polite and efficient. The reception agent Jorge and Sébastian are both knowledgful, helpful and nice. We had good wifi signal all the way whether in the lobby or in our room. Considering the facts and the room we occupied, I would definitely recommend this hotel, as long as you take into consideration that it is not a 5-star. It has excellent value for money.
us5 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
calm, relaxing and confort
I enjoyed it, really nice hotel.
Gabriela, usOther trip
Very Good 8.0
amazing value !!!
Andrew H, usOther trip
Good 6.0
The staff was very kind and helpful. The hotel was exactly what you pay for. It was fine. I didn't love or hate it. I only had a complaint because the air was broken and didn't get fixed for the two nights we stayed. It's still a decent bang for your buck kind of place.
naushin, usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean, quiet, good service.
Overnight stay between flights, everything supermarket clean and comfortable, very hot shower, helpful staff at reception with giving directions, also they offered to let me check out 1 hour late as I arrived at 11:30pm. Would definitely stay here again. 5 mins walk to Subte station, 15 mins to Av Santa Fe with a lot of shops, 20 min taxi to Manuel Leon Airport Shuttle at Terminal Madero.
Clare, usOther trip

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