Rochester Classic Hotel - Buenos Aires

Esmeralda 542, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1007  show map
 4 stars
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Rochester Classic Hotel - Buenos Aires

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Rochester Classic Hotel is a 4-star pleasant guesthouse, located blocks from the beach. Offering accommodation in a 10-story traditional building, the hotel was remodeled in 2011.

Set in Microcentro district of Buenos Aires, around 25 minutes' walk from Recoleta Cemetery, Recoleta and Banco de la Nacion Argentina. Guests can get to Buenos Aires city center, which is 1 km away.

A zoo, restaurants and a cinema are set close to the property.

The venue is notable for the excellent location within a 10-minute drive to Airport. Jorge Newbery airport.

Rooms

Rooms at Rochester Classic Hotel feature modern touches such as a kitchen, a writing desk, satellite TV, a laptop-size safe and central heating. The guestrooms offer a contemporary interior and carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the dining area guests may enjoy buffet breakfast. The hotel features a primary restaurant serving local cuisine. The café bar serves coffee, tea and cocktails. Serving an array of dishes, Los Inmortales and La Casona del Nonno are just 100 meters away.

Services

Offering car rental services, Rochester Classic Hotel induces guests to explore the area.

Relax

A fitness centre and a gym are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   130.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Esmeralda 542, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1007

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City Center
  • Buenos Aires
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Fortabat Art Gallery
    4300 ft
  • Retiro Station
    5000 ft
Underground stations
  • Retiro Subway Station
    400 ft
  • Carlos Pellegrini Subway Station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • El Palacio de la Papa Frita
    400 ft
  • Los Inmortales (cuisine: Argentinean)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Palermo Viejo
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    130

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
Size: 435 sq. feet
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    Special Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or 2 Single beds
    Size: 435 sq. feet
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      Bed type: 1 Single bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed
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        Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed or 2 Single beds
        Size: 270 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Rochester Classic Hotel - Buenos Aires Buenos Aires location
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        Hotel Address:

        Esmeralda 542, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1007

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Buenos Aires
          3000 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Fortabat Art Gallery
          4300 ft
        • Retiro Station
          5000 ft
        Underground stations
        • Retiro Subway Station
          400 ft
        • Carlos Pellegrini Subway Station
          1000 ft
        Restaurants
        • El Palacio de la Papa Frita
          400 ft
        • Los Inmortales (cuisine: Argentinean)
          400 ft
        Parks
        • Palermo Viejo
          1200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of floors:
          10
        • Number of rooms:
          130

        Hotel Awards

        ArgentineanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBuenos AiresRochester Classic

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in Argentina

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Gran Rex Theatre - 400 ft
        • El Obelisco Buenos Aires - 1000 ft
        • Colon Theater - 1400 ft

        Places of interest

        • The Obelisk of Buenos Aires - 1000 ft
        • Catedral Metropolitana - 2300 ft

        Convention centers

        • Florida Pedestrian Street - 1000 ft
        • Mayo Avenue - 2300 ft
        • Tortoni Cafe - 2300 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral - 2300 ft

        Museums

        • Plaza San Martin Square - 2300 ft

        Parks

        • Plaza San Martin - 2300 ft
        • Luna Park - 2700 ft

        Theaters

        • Opera Theatre - 700 ft
        • Cervantes National Theater - 1700 ft

        Business areas

        • Galerias Pacifico - 1400 ft

        Underground stations

        • Retiro Subway Station - 400 ft
        • Carlos Pellegrini Subway Station - 700 ft
        • Florida Subway Station - 1000 ft
        • Diagonal Norte Subway Station - 1000 ft
        • 9 de Julio Subway Station - 1000 ft
        • Tribunales Subway Station - 2000 ft
        • Catedral Subway Station - 2300 ft
        • Piedras Subway Station - 2300 ft
        • L. N. Alem Subway Station - 2300 ft

        Local attractions

        • El Ateneo Grand Splendid - 5300 ft
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        • San Telmo - 1.3 mi
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        • Centro Cultural La Recoleta - 1.3 mi
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        • Recoleta - 1.3 mi
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        • Banco de la Nacion Argentina - 1.3 mi
          Av Rivadavia, Buenos Aires

        Near the hotel

        • Teatro Colon - 500 ft
          Cerrito 628, Buenos Aires
        • Palermo Viejo - 1200 ft
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        • Centro Cultural Borges - 1500 ft
          Av San Martin & Viamonte, Buenos Aires
        • Secretaria de Comunicaciones - 1700 ft
          Sarmiento 511, Buenos Aires
        • The Obelisk - 1200 ft
          Avenida Pres. Roque Saenz Pena 991, Buenos Aires
        • Campanopolis - Aldea medieval - 1200 ft
          Gonzalez Catan, Buenos Aires
        • Centro Naval - 1500 ft
          Av Cordoba & Florida, Buenos Aires

        Restaurants nearby

        • El Palacio de la Papa Frita - 400 ft

          Address: Lavalle 735
          Phone: 4393-5849

          51% likes this, based on 542 reviews
          Price Range: USD 10 - USD 15

        • La Casona del Nonno - 300 ft

          Address: Lavalle 827
          Phone: 4-322-9352

          53% likes this, based on 80 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian
          Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

        • los inmortales - 400 ft

          Address: Parana 1209
          Phone: 4811-2222

          70% likes this, based on 182 reviews

        • Los Inmortales - 400 ft

          Address: Av Corrientes 1369

          74% likes this, based on 314 reviews
          Cuisine: Argentinean

        • Cafe Valerio - 300 ft

          Address: Lavalle & Esmeralda

          68% likes this, based on 57 reviews

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of floors:
          10
        • Number of rooms:
          130

        Hotel Awards

        ArgentineanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBuenos AiresRochester Classic

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in Argentina

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        Rochester Classic Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rochester Classic

        Average guest rating

        7.2out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 195 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          5.0

          The only thing I liked was the location but it ins´t a very safe area.

          The room was very small, nothing with what they offer in the Internet pictures, no place in the bathroom to put your personal belongings neat bad there's no place yo hang your clothes or towels, small desk is not functional, long and cold air enters through the windows because it does not close properly, the noise of the street is quite clear in the room. They do not make dollar change in the lobby, and so I did not like the service.

        • Couple
          7.8

          We loved the freshly fried omlettes and pancakes every morning!!

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          Cleanliness of the room, location, breakfast between 7am-11am.

          Staff is, in general, is not pleasant with guest as you would suppose them to be. I booked a room with three beds and the room I was in had a single bed and a twin bed.

        • Group of friends
          6.2

          The RH Rochester classic is an ordinary hotel in downtown Buenos Aires - OK for an overnight stay before moving on, but without anything in particular to recommend it

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          I liked the convenience of having very quick access to restaurants and the shopping precincts

          I didnt like the room layouts, especially the bathroom. I didn't like the buffet breakfast selection. To many sweets (desserts) and not enough variety of good nutritional food.

        • Couple
          4.6

          This hotel advertises that its rates have been cut down from $190 to $50 a night. This is really not true and this hotel is only worth $50 a night, don't be fooled into thinking you are getting a bargain! It may have been 4* once, but probably when it opened 20 years ago as now the rooms and beds are badly aged. Check out at 10am is also not customer friendly.

        • Family with children
          6.2

          Rooms too dark, and room service too late. One day we came back to the hotel at 4p.m. and the room was still undone. They claimed I should have called for room service for room cleaning service???.

        • Older travelers
          3.2

          The personnel working at the front desk is rude and unfriendly. Nobody takes responsability, they blamed on each other, lied unshamefully. The room was small, dark, unconmfortable. Definetly not a four stars hotel.The bathroom wasn't clean, didn't have enough towells or soap.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          the price, the location, specially like the beautiful room, the desk staff, all were wonderful. the extra personal touches, they gave us an umbrella when it rained, they phoned a taxi for us for our early departure, they spoke enough english for us to get by, the lobby was quiet and very pleasant to sit in and our room was above anything we expected - i would highly recommend the hotel, you get more than your moneys worth

          i didnt like having to pay for wifi, we have never had to before, and it wasnt cheap, considering we were only going to be there for about 16 hours, but had some bookings we had to make on line, we had to take it. probably should have gone to internet place instead.

        • Couple
          3.8

          The hotel is really at the centre of Buenos Aires....

          The accomodation are poor and the sofa of our room (was a suit) should be as old as buenos aires... We also had problem with the food... Me and my wife had a food intoxication after breakfest... Be careful! After that we decided to leave Argentina because the time to heal would be within 03 days...

        • Older travelers
          6.4

          The staff did help with the english and try to help us when we needed any help. The room was nice to have two bathrooms in them and a two rooms to sleep in. And there was only three of us.

          The add told us that we would have free wifi and they charged us a day for the wifi. The bathroom had mold in then. They did not change the sheets everyday the staff told me that they change them every three days.

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          It was a good location

          The air conditioner/heat was bad. It was colf in the room and there wasn't enough blankets.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          The location, the hotel staff and the breakfast was very good..

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Rochester Classic Hotel - Buenos Aires Buenos Aires location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Esmeralda 542, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1007

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Buenos Aires
          3000 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Fortabat Art Gallery
          4300 ft
        • Retiro Station
          5000 ft
        Underground stations
        • Retiro Subway Station
          400 ft
        • Carlos Pellegrini Subway Station
          1000 ft
        Restaurants
        • El Palacio de la Papa Frita
          400 ft
        • Los Inmortales (cuisine: Argentinean)
          400 ft
        Parks
        • Palermo Viejo
          1200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of floors:
          10
        • Number of rooms:
          130

        Hotel Awards

        ArgentineanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBuenos AiresRochester Classic

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in Argentina

        Use Badge