Faena - Buenos Aires
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Faena - Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires shelters and a large French, Italian and Spanish community exiled to South America, giving it a very strong European atmosphere. Many hotels have been built or restored to meet an increasing tourist demand, this is the case for the Faena HotelAlan Faena and Philippe Starck transformed this former grain elevator into a modern and luxurious hotel, located at the heart of El Porteno, the artist district, in Puerto Madero. Built from imported Manchester stones a century ago, the Belle Epoque building now has a younger look thanks to a spectacular restoration, making it one of the most interesting hotels in the capital. Imagine a red glass-fronted door of 10 meters-high, opening on the "Cathedral", an 80 meters long corridor lit by huge engraved glass windows. Everything about this 15,000 square meters hotel, including the theatrical decor, is larger than life.







Accommodation :

The hotel has 110 rooms and suites, spreading over seven floors.
The bedrooms are luxuriously furnished, in a modernized Empire style featuring golden swan neck armchairs, white leather couches, heavy red curtain hangings, thick red carpets and dark brown Lapacho wooden floors.
Service is personalized : the staff member who welcomed you when you entered through the Cathedral will take care of you throughout your stay.

Restaurants :

The ground floor, baptized the Universe, offers diverse dining options :
The Bistro Sur is beautifully decorated in white and gold by Philippe Starck. The Chef offers international cuisine.
The El Mercado Restaurant offers local, traditional Argentine gastronomy with pictures of national celebrities adorning the walls : Eva Peron, Che Guevara, Jorge Luis Borges, Astor Piazzola, Maradona and the singer Sandro. The Chef cooks his tender meats in some traditional Argentinian ovens.
La Cave stocks more than 4 000 top of the range wines including a fine selection of Argentinian wines.
The Poolbar offers light meals or cocktails at the bar by the swimming-pool. 
Awash in red velvet and gold trim, El Cabaret is an intimate venue
inspired by the city's tango clubs from the 20's. Enjoy a contemporary
Argentinean meal, fine wine and craft cocktails while relishing in the
sensual and mesmerizing performance of Argentina's most celebrated tango
shows.
Lined with antique books and draped in red velvet, The Library Lounge is
an intimate space featuring tufted leather sofas, richly detailed rugs
and crystal candelabras. Enjoy a quiet morning coffee, afternoon tea or
evening cocktails with live entertainment.






The huge Library lounge serves meals at any time of the day or night.
Later in the evening, enjoy a glass of chilled champagne at El Cabaret or El Teatro, while browsing  cutting-edge artists' work from diverse fields (cinema, graphic arts, industrial design, music, photography or new media). The hotel is positioning itself as an outlet for the contemporary art movement, as well as serving as a window on our future...

Activities

- Swimming pool
- Health club
- Sauna
- Spa with holistic therapies
- Hairdresser

Prices and reservation :

From 510 € per night in an executive room

Faena Hotel
445 Martha Salotti Avenue
C 1107CMB Buenos Aires

www.faena.com


This hotel has been selected by Le Guide des Hôtels de Luxe 



















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