Discover the 10 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Buenos Aires

Say what you will about Argentines, but they truly enjoy kids, are known as some of the most doting parents anywhere and will bend over backwards to make their kids happy. Family is so important here, and you will soon see it in the parks, on the streets and in the way that locals include kids. So while Buenos Aires is a busy South American capital, it is also one of the most child-friendly destinations.  

There are many great hotels in Buenos Aires and kids are often more than welcome, but some hotels can make family trips easier and more pleasant with amenities and services like games for kids, extra cribs and baby beds, babysitting, kid-themed rooms, kids’ meals and pools – without losing any of the comfort and style that adults enjoy.

For starters, head to Pop Hotel for bright colors and a stay that won’t break the family budget, Park Tower for some family-friendly luxury, Casa Calma for an easy and relaxing family vacation, or Home Hotel for a stylish boutique stay where you can feel “at home.”

Hands down, travel is a wonderful thing at any age. There is no reason to leave the kids at home! Read on for more recommendations for family-friendly hotels in Buenos Aires. 


Located in the Recoleta neighborhood, Art Suites is a modern-looking apart hotel. It combines the services of a hotel, like daily maid service and continental breakfast served to the room, with the amenities of being in a home, like having a kitchen to cook in (if you want to) and plenty of space. If you need, Art Suites can also rent you a local cell phone and loan you a laptop with which to take advantage of the free Wi-Fi. Choose from a one-bedroom apartment, two-bedroom apartment and one-bedroom penthouse with a balcony. Art Suites offers a discount if you pay in cash.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: There is lots of space for the kids to stretch out in.

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This eco-friendly hotel in Palermo Soho exhibits a cutting-edge, yet warm environment that brings the outdoors in: from trickling stone fountains to chiseled, rounded wood walls. The outgoing hotel staff will give travel advice, make reservations at local attractions, or deliver cocktails to the outdoor, grassy pool area that offers a secluded reprieve. Cheery, playful room décor successfully blends colorful pastel shades with textile designs and earth tones. Room selections vary but many offer garden views; superior rooms include jetted tubs while the Palermo rooms feature spacious living areas. Breakfast is included in the rate, and a bistro bar offers happy hour specials.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Both kids and adults can appreciate the themed rooms and DVD library.

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Vitrum Hotel, located in Buenos Aires' neighborhood of Palermo, is an enjoyable and highly modern place to make your temporary base. The spacious and attractively-decorated suites are particularly nice, but try to avoid the duplex if you have young kids who might fall down the stairs. The hotel has a nice garden you can sit and relax in, as well as a pool and a beauty spa to leave your cares behind. If you need to keep in touch, there is free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Otherwise, parents especially will appreciate the babysitting, personal shopping, laundry and 24-hour concierge services.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: The hotel has services to keep both kids and their parents happy.

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Located along the waterfront in Puerto Madero and inaugurated in 2000, Hilton Buenos Aires is a comfortable five star hotel with a rooftop pool. All the suites have panoramic views of the city, but some of the regular guest rooms have nice views as well. If you are bringing the kids, consider asking for the Barbie or Hot Wheels themed rooms. Otherwise, the hotel is especially good for business travelers, as there is lots of event space onsite and the hotel is close to the city's business districts. Try the breakfast at El Faro, the hotel's onsite restaurant. Other food choices include the pastry shop and wine bar.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Kids will remember the Barbie and Hot Wheels themed rooms.

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Park Tower Buenos Aires is a large luxury hotel situated across from Plaza San Martin, near the Retiro train station and is in fact one of the closest accommodation options to the cruise port. While it has a busy central location, the hotel is an ocean of calm inside with classic and upscale European style décor and spacious rooms. One fun option is the choice of a personal butler who, when requested, will come do things like unpack your suitcase, wake you up and bring you coffee. You can also ask to borrow a local cell phone. For recreation, the hotel has an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, a gym and a spa.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: No matter what you or your kids forgot, the hotel can get you another one.

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The modern Fierro Hotel is one of the best luxurious boutique hotels located in Palermo Hollywood. While the onsite restaurant is highly rated, and offers one of the best brunches in the city, the hotel itself is not to be outdone. Fierro Hotel is a stylish and ultra-comfortable place to lay your head in Buenos Aires. The spacious rooms have good beds, are outfitted with high-tech amenities and are tastefully decorated in a contemporary style. There's a nice pool on the roof, as well as a sauna, to take a dip, especially if you are in town for BA's hot summer.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Fierro has babysitters for parents who want the night off and cribs for the little ones.

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Casa Calma Hotel is a tranquil, eco-friendly hotel with a Nordic-leaning aesthetic located near Plaza San Martin. The rooms are big, bright, modern and comfortable, and come with large jacuzzis and pillow menus. In addition, the suites have saunas in the rooms. The room balconies look onto vine-covered walls. The daily continental breakfast buffet is a good one and includes different healthy options. The staff at Casa Calma Hotel is friendly and includes a 24-hour English-speaking concierge who, among other things, can book you for tango lessons, polo days, soccer games and appointments with a personal trainer and a yoga teacher.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Kids will like the breakfast and adults will like the cribs and bicycles available.

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Beautiful Hotel Madero is a spacious and contemporary luxury hotel in Buenos Aires. It takes its name as well as its outlook from the Puerto Madero neighborhood where the hotel is located. Hotel Madero exudes a hip vibe, but at the same time is comfortable and welcoming with its well-designed and well-appointed rooms, and relaxing common spaces, like the indoor pool with a view, Jacuzzi, treatment spa, fitness center and pool table area. The hotel has three nice restaurants and bars, but in the summer when the weather's nice the Blue Sky Bar is a special treat with its panoramic views.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: The kids will like the indoor pool and the adults will enjoy the views.

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Located in the heart of Palermo, Home Hotel is a cool oasis you probably wouldn't mind making your permanent home. The rooms and loft are spacious and have a polished and hip but purposefully retro vibe to them. The restaurant/bar is a delicious stop for breakfast, lunch or dinner, although it closes relatively early at 11:30 pm. Their salads and Scarlet the Tart cocktail are particularly addictive. When the weather's warm, the backyard garden and pool is a relaxing place for a dip or a drink. You'll probably also see the resident cat hanging out there. Otherwise, go pamper yourself at Home Hotel's spa.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Having kids doesn't have to mean losing your sense of style. Home seems to get that.

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True to its name, Pop Hotel is a homage to pop art with its loud, bright colors and modern atmosphere. Even more modern though is the hotel's mantra of being a budget boutique hotel, combining the low-cost movement with things you usually only find at a fancier hotel like iPod docks and a business lounge. Though you won't find fancy digs here, you will get big, clean rooms with contemporary décor. There is no restaurant on site, but there are lots of restaurants and cafes in the area. Be sure to check out the hotel's movie lounge and the library lounge.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Kids will like the bright, fun colors all over the hotel.

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Born and raised in northern California, Sarah grew up to become an expat, traveler and wordsmith. She spent seven years in Madrid, Spain and now calls Buenos Aires, Argentina home. She has had...  More About Sarah