The hotel is located in a quiet and charming cobblestone street in the heart of colonial San Telmo. The oldest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires still retains its traditional and authentic spirit of Buenos Aires, easily recognizable in its architecture, markets and shops, and especially in the warm personality of its people. The hotel is located in a strategic spot in the city, only 2 minutes' walk from the historic Plaza Dorrego, 10 minutes from the Plaza de Mayo and the Government Palace and 5 blocks from Puerto Madero, the most modern and sophisticated neighbourhood in Buenos Aires. The metro stop is roughly 800 m away, the train station is approximately 1.3 km away and the bus station some 2.5 km.The hotel, renovated and refurbished in 2008, is the culmination of a project for the protection of historical heritage. A lovely 19th-century mansion, built in 1840, it is a former home of thinkers, intellectuals and writers and has been preserved to continue its essence as a meeting point between different cultures. Intimate in size, informal and sophisticated at the same time, the hotel has been designed by the architectural talents of Buenos Aires to harmoniously combine the best of the old colonial elegance and modern trends of architecture in Northern Europe. The result is original, vibrant and enchanting. The air-conditioned establishment offers a total of 9 rooms and welcomes guests in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, hotel safe, currency exchange facilities and cloakroom. The hotel additionally houses a café, bar and breakfast/dining room. WLAN Internet access and room and laundry services are also provided. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicle in the car park for a fee. Bicycle hire is available on site.