With Conventillo de Lujo
as your home base you have easy access to the many activities
of Palermo, the relaxing surroundings of Belgrano
and good transport links to the centre. Palermo has
become very popular in the last few years for boutique
designer shops, restaurants and a lively
nightlife. Belgrano, in contrast is a classic area of
old villas, some of which are beautifully kept, turned
into Embassies and luxurious private residences.
Olleros subte (subway
Main bus routes on Cabildo to take you into town
Colegiales mainline train station (just a few
stops to Retiro in the center). friendly atmosphere – it
is very local, you can walk there in a few minutes.
There is a wide variety of
milongas, both traditional and modern, nearby. Pick up a
guide when you arrive and we will be happy to tell you
about the different choices available and how to get
there. In particular you may have heard of
Salon Canning which is a short taxi ride away
Villa Malcolm and
La Viruta for a more modern feel,
La Milonguita is a more traditional milonga,
with a friendly atmosphere – it is very local, you can
walk there in a few minutes. In the summer,
La Glorieta is a wonderful open air milonga and
again that is very close – just two stops on the subte
or a lovely walk on a nice evening
supermarkets and other features of the area:
Conventillo de Lujo
is just two blocks away from the busy Avenida Cabildo,
which follows on from Santa Fe and has lots of
shops including clothes, music and gifts.
There are good restaurants catering for fast food,
excellent grills and a local macrobiotic (health food)
A wealth of coffee shops offer a relaxing break and
delicious local pastries (media lunas and facturas).
There are also very good ice cream parlors, with a wide
choice of flavors.
Las Canitas, popular for its nightlife, is a
short walk away and has a wide variety of bars and
Banks and Exchange agencies
Hospital and private medical centers
There is a small supermarket at the corner of
Matienzo and Cabildo. Further towards the subte (subway) is
a large supermarket with everything you could need.
The Megatlón Club (gymnasium, swimming-pool, sauna)
is nearby and there are several Pilates studios.
There is one of the best recognized hairdressers in
Buenos Aires –
Oscar Columbo very close on Cabildo as well
as other small salons, all offering hair and beauty
The Polo ground,
Argentino de Polo, is walking distance and horse
racing courses are nearby.
There is a large park nearby which is very relaxing.
You can sit, walk, hire a bike for a ride or hire a paddle
boat on the lake in the summer.
Conventilla de Lujo a
place where dreams come true!