Anselmo Buenos Aires recently joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s new locally focused boutique hotel brand.
Located in Buenos Aires’ historic neighborhood of San Telmo, Anselmo Buenos Aires is set amid Plaza Dorrego Square, one of the oldest public spaces in the city, known for its diverse array of cafés, bars, shops and antique stores.
“Originally built as a stunning mansion in 1906, Anselmo Buenos Aires pays tribute to a community rich in history that dates back to the 18th century, and provides guests with the perfect launching pad for a truly intriguing cultural experience,” said Dianna Vaughan, global head of Curio – A Collection by Hilton, in a written release. “As a hotel that honors its proud past while also celebrating modern luxury that today’s savvy traveler has come to expect, we’re honored to welcome this beautiful property to our collection, and as our first hotel in Latin America.”
With its first owner rumored to have been the famous tango musician and composer Anselmo Aieta, the property maintains its original 1900s façade complemented by a modern design that includes spacious rooms and upscale restaurant and bar concepts.
Throughout the hotel, guests will also enjoy contemporary decor and art – all infused with the area’s history and local flair. An interior plaza reflects local Argentine culture by giving guests an intimate setting in which to interact and unwind after a day of exploring Buenos Aires. Additional highlights include inviting communal gathering areas throughout the hotel and a fitness center offering state-of-the-art equipment, which will be available 24 hours a day.
Guests can relax in one of 50 guestrooms, including four corner rooms, one with a balcony, a large suite featuring a spacious private balcony and two colonial rooms offering a view of Dorrego Square, one of them with a french balcony facing the square.
The design of each guestroom thoughtfully reflects the historical ambience of San Telmo combined with sophisticated and modern elegance. Guest room highlights include floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in showers, sleek wooden floors, a mini-bar and views of the hotel’s inner plaza. Guests will also enjoy a a 42-inch HDTV, complimentary Wi-Fi access and lighting that is unique within each room.