Fun, Hip Loft in Heart of San Telmo

The Loft

Bohemian, soulful and loved, we say The Loft is our romantic vacation rental because it seems to attract lots of honeymooners. It’s an intimate space with a cozy upstairs bedroom. Soft light and vibrant colors mixed with antiques from our neighborhood remind you that you are on vacation in Buenos Aires.

The Loft is on the second floor of a turn-of-the-century building on Paseo Colon, a busy street with several important bus lines making it easy to get around to other parts of the city. Our guests love the bird cage elevator and funky layout of what is called a chorizo-style building.

Perfect for a couple though three can comfortably sleep here with the third person occupying the futon in the living room. There are two bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs, so there’s a bit more privacy if there are three of you.

For additional photos and information, read our blog post introducing The Loft to our collection.

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Each apartment is different. Read through these details to make sure you’re choosing the one that is right for you.

TypeEntire Apartment
Bed TypeOne double bed, one twin futon with firm mattress in living room
BathroomsTwo, one with shower upstairs and one half-bath downstairs
KitchenFully-equipped, pantry often includes spices, herbs, vinegar, oil, coffee, tea, and mate
Floor #Second
Air ConditioningYes
Rental IncludesGreeter, Guidebook to Buenos Aires, sheets and towels
AmenitiesTV, DVD player, CDs and DVDs, cell phone, speakers
NotesNot suitable for disabled people. Those with small children should look at the pictures of the edge of the upstairs bedroom.

All rates are in US dollars.

$35 USD per night (3-night minimum)
$210 USD per week
$750 USD per month

Methods of Payment

Credit Cards – All major credit cards except American Express.
E-check – For US guests or guests with a US bank account.
Wire Transfer – Bank fees for wire transfers to a US bank account are paid by the renter.


Booking fee – 10% of the rent due
Cleaning fee – $50 USD
Damage Waiver – $20 USD non-refundable, or $400 USD refundable security deposit


One-week rental: $210 USD
Booking fee: $21 USD
Cleaning fee: $50 USD
Damage Waiver: $20 USD

Total: $301 USD


We’re just 2 blocks from Plaza Dorrego, the heart of San Telmo and 2 blocks away from Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires’ most modern neighborhood. It’s a fantastic location.

We love San Telmo’s bohemian vibe and authenticity. Though gentrification is definitely happening, it’s not pretentious… yet.

You’ll want to explore San Telmo’s casas de tango, small traditional restaurants known as bodegones, old-fashioned bars called Nares notables, antique and vintage shops, and the trendy new restaurants, cafes, and fancy boutiques. Day or night, San Telmo is full of activity.

In particular, we love that it’s small. No matter where you are in San Telmo, you’ll find a cool place to eat, great bars and cafes, some lovely boutiques (though fewer than in Palermo or Recoleta) and you will mostly hear Spanish.



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We consider ourselves incredibly lucky to have had such amazing guests over the years and we’re delighted to know they’ve loved our spaces and our services.


“Wow, what an amazing stay with Angela. I would highly recommend staying with her in any of her properties. They are funky, fun and well located. I not only got a great place to live but first hand recommendations from a local as well. Angela is the best host that I have had the pleasure of staying with in one year around-the-world travels. She made me feel like an old friend dropping by for a visit rather than a guest she was meeting for the first time. I stayed with Angela 6 weeks before moving to more permanent accommodation in BsAs (which she helping me find!). Angela is fabulous, generous person so much so that I now count her amongst my good friends in Buenos Aires after being here a mere 6 weeks. She is extremely helpful, cheerful, laid back and just plain fun to hang out with.”

Australia, Canada, The World

Thomas and Karen

“We had a wonderful stay at Angela’s spacious and welcoming loft. The layout and design is superbly quirky. The location is fantastic: San Telmo quickly became our favorite neighborhood in Buenos Aires. And besides being a first class host, Angela also provides a guide to the neighborhood and city with local insights that outclass anything in our guide books. We would’ve been happy to stay another week or more – highly recommended!”

Berkeley, California, USA

Martin and Kerstin

“What a great place – and an even better host! The apartment is ideally located and yet always quiet, with a well-stocked kitchen and everything else one might need, including also a pre-charged mobile phone (!) and a SUBE (Metro-)Card. Angela even put together a little handbook of San Telmo, B. A., and daytrips around the city that puts Lonely Planet and other guide books to shame.

We had a great time staying at the Loft and will definitely come back if we ever make it back to Argentina!”

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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San Telmo Loft is a boutique vacation rental service in Buenos Aires. We've hand picked each apartment in our small collection so that you don't have to spend hours weeding through the blah and mundane. Quirky and stylish, comfortable and quiet (a big plus in this noisy city), each listing is well-located and comes with our stamp of approval.

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