8 mentions in Where to Stay: Palermo vs Recoleta
Fede R. said, "...I would go for Palermo. It´s bigger, trendier and has a better nightlife. That being said, Recoleta is pretty cool too and not a bad choice either but I would personally choose Palermo everyday!..." See More
Laura W. said, "...and there are lots of restaurants, bars, shops and streets to walk by. You'll be near the Tres de Febrero Park But Recoleta is also beautiful, I used to live there until a few years ago, so any choice would be ok...." See More
ana c. said, "...Buenos Aires is a really big city. Recoleta and Palermo are ok, but you need to be prepared to travel around the city. Subways, buses or cabs are anywhere. Interesting galleries may be half an hour from Palermo or from Recoleta..." See More
amanda b. said, "... Recoleta is comparable to Pac Heights, whereas Palermo is more similar to Valencia Street or Hayes Valley. Both are very nice, walkable areas, but Recoleta is a bit of an older, more sophisticated crowd than trendy Palermo. You'll find more nightlife..." See More
Nacho B. said, "...Just to add something else, in terms of galleries/museums, Recoleta is better, you would be closer to Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes , Malba and others. But I do agree Palermo sounds overall better for the things you mention in the..." See More
Ezequiel G. said, "...Hi, Cara. I think that Palermo is more cool than Recoleta, Recoleta is very beautiful for old people... but in palermo you have beautifull drinks bar and is a good place for a excellent regional food and a lot of..." See More
Myles L. said, "...they are both reasonably close to each other but for food and nightlife I definitely think that Palermo is better and Recoleta will quiet down quite a lot of a night time. There are lots and lots of restaurants in Palermo..." See More
Ros P. said, "...the Casa Rosada and Plaza de Mayo which are close by. The guided tour is worth it. Check tImes online. In Recoleta you have the famous cemetery where Eva Peron has her tomb. The park area is nice and at the..." See More
Julieta H. said, "...Some good neighboorhoods to stay in Buenos Aires are San Nicolás and Recoleta, I think. They're pretty close to everything and have a lot of accesibility to other parts of the town and local attractions. I live here and I..." See More
Polly B. said, "...able to fill at the corner shop near the apartment. I thought most of the touristy neighborhoods - Av de Mayo, Recoleta, San Telmo, Palermo Soho - were great for walking. I read that anywhere south of Au. 25 de..." See More
Daniel A. said, "...spend and if you want to be near downtown or at the suburbs. Near downtown best places will be Puerto Madero, Recoleta. At the Suburbs Palermo (either Esplendor Palermo Hollywood or Soho Point) will be great. Downtown is walking friendly,..." See More
Laura W. said, "...pubs, it is also safe and you have a subway and many buses that can take you to the city center. Recoleta is also good but not so fun. The center of the city, San Nicolás for instance is near many..." See More
6 mentions in What are the best neighborhoods to stay in BA?
Jesse P. said, "...Some cool places to check out - Oui Oui (cafe), Frank's (bar), and Olsen (restaurant). The other most notable neighborhoods are Recoleta, home to probably the most beautiful cemetery in the world (where Evita is buried), and Puerto Madero ,..." See More
Diego B. said, "...Soho , Palermo Hollywood , many plazas, theaters, zoo, big parks. San Telmo old quarter La Boca , Old Quarter mouth, Recoleta neighborhood with the most beautiful buildings of the city ....." See More
Yvonne I. said, "...San Telmo is amazing but it can be a little unsafe during the night time. Recoleta is gorgeous and has a lot of great things really near by. For more info about Recoleta, I wrote an article about it here. If..." See More
Uiara Carolina P. said, "...of BA (because of the distance from downtown - it's not very close). There are also 2 desirable places to stay: Recoleta (very traditional and full of restaurants and nightlife too - there is a Hard Rock Cafe Buenos Aires) and..." See More
Facundo E. said, "...Hello Recoleta is one of the best neighbourhoods. You have very nice and large parks, you are near Retiro (the bus station), close to downtown. At night, Recoleta has many bar and cool places to go...." See More
Laura W. said, "...area known as Palermo Soho. Unfortunately is more expensive than other neighbourghoods but it's worth it. You can also look in Recoleta or Belgrano which are also very good, and the areas between those three. Good luck..." See More
Carolina L. said, "...I think near Recoleta and Palermo is quite nice and more affordable than recoleta per se. You can look for apartments between callao ave- cordoba ave- las heras ave- scalabrini ortiz ave. Thats a good area where you have subways- lots..." See More
2 mentions in Palermo vs. San Telmo
Damian M. said, "...is one of the most beautiful areas of BA, both to walk to eat or drink. So are Las Cañitas and Recoleta. Here are the best restaurants, along with those of Las Cañitas and Recoleta. It is also a very..." See More
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