Palermo, Buenos Aires

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It may not be the geographical center of the city, but the vibrant neighborhood of Palermo serves as the social hub of Buenos Aires. The district, one of the largest by area in the city, thrives with cafes, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs, making it the ideal spot to meet friends for a night out on the town. It's worth a visit by day, too--the neighborhood houses the extensive Bosques de Palermo, a huge public park containing Buenos Aires' zoo and botanical gardens, as well as the city's rose and Japanese gardens. Rich with diversity, the neighborhood ranges from upscale on its northeastern side to alternative in the southwest. Use our Buenos Aires vacation planner to visit Palermo on your trip to Buenos Aires, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Our hotel is in the middle of this quiet area and is an upcoming hip district. Many bars and restaurants but with a quiet atmosphere. Worth to walk through.
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  • We stayed at hotel soho palermo, quiet and very good point. We liked the sector. We enjoyed quite
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  • If you like modern town life, evenings at a lounge or bar, bars with football, good restaurants - and all without taking taxis - Palermo is just a great area within Buenos Aires. You can walk around, ...  more »

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Buenos Aires offers an impressive selection of budget-friendly and mid-range lodgings, as well as pricier, more luxurious options for visitors who don't mind splashing out. Good rooms are scattered across town, but your best bet for economical hostels remains San Telmo, a neighborhood on the edge of downtown. For boutique establishments and international five-star hotels, head to Palermo, Recoleta, or Puerto Madero, upscale neighborhoods drawing the majority of foreign visitors.
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