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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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NEW YEAR'S SPECIAL OFFER

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Palermo Soho - Valentino's Penthouse

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Penthouse Suite in the heart of trendy Palermo Soho. Located at Thames and Costa Rica Streets on 7th penthouse level above the traffic/noise. Outstanding views from both sides of the building on seventh floor overlooking the trees and cobblestone streets in quaint Soho. Two balconies, one facing East and one facing West. Lots of light and cross ventilation, in fact, the entire side of the house is totally glass. In cool weather you get both sides o the house filled with natural heat. Large balcony is 32 m2 (350 SF). Condo is total of 95 m2 (1022 SF+/-) with 63 m2 (673 SF) interior. When comparing to alternatives, DON'T BE FOOLED: Most places are very tiny and not as large as this penthouse. Laptop computer available. Wonderful Yoga setting with yoga mat, lots of sunshine and peaceful setting. In room safe.

There is a tennis club and gym across the street and a great one about six blocks away (www.alwaysclub.com.ar) next to a huge supermarket.

NOTE: CONTACT OWNER FOR RATE QUOTES BEYOND ONE WEEK. DO NOT DEPEND ON 'RATE QUOTE' IN WEBSITE'S SYSTEM. See rate section below!!

Walking distance (8 blocks)to Subway Plaza Italia station and regional train line. In the heart of the best restaurants and shopping in town. Located on a quiet street with horse-drawn carriages. Only a few blocks from Plaza Serano yet away from the noise. Grocery store, laundry, internet and multiple restaurants, all within one block. This is THE neighborhood you want to stay in and own in if you're a buyer. If you rent somewhere else, you'll be taking a cab here regularly for BA's finest dining.

Excellent home for entertaining guests. Sunny living room has fold out couch/bed to provide semi private area to sleep two for a total of four guests in the finest of linens. Open American style kitchen/dining room with great view. Jacuzzi style tub in master bath. Second bath has shower. One step required and have had wheel chair guests. For handicap needs detail please check January 28, 2013 comments from guest. High speed internet, flat screen TV, nice MP3/CD stereo system, mood lighting. Decor is local art work and very pleasing. Washer and Dryer in unit. Community room available also with great view. In-room safe, cordless telephones with voice-mail, maid service (yet no cleaning fee)and all the furnishings sophisticated travelers demand. Bedroom has 'blackout shade' to make the room totally dark for sleeping-in after those long Argentine nights.

CHECK OUT OUR GUEST'S COMMENTS andd you'll learn why this place is so SPECIAL!! Calendar is always current.

P.S. Beware: The one consistent complaint is that folks enjoy the place so much that they stay in the condo too much and don't get out to see Buenos Aires and Soho enough!

Keywords: Condominium, House, apartment, condo, flat, home, penthouse

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Advertiser since: 2006
Call Owner
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Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 December, 2014

About The Owner

I am a real estate investment advisor living in southern california. This Penthouse is my second home.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2006

Why The Owner chose Palermo Soho

Valentino's is my second home. I love Latin American People and culture. I also love the excitement of big city life, so Buenos Aires combined these two passions for me.

What makes this condo unique

Its all about the location in Palermo Soho. This is my favorite part of Buenos Aires and Valentino's is in the heart of it. There are lots of great areas of BA, however it is easy to just stay in Palermo Soho. I also love the Sycamore tree-lined street of Thames and it's proximity to the subway.

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People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 76 holidaymaker reviews

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New Year's Special Offer
average rating of 4.9605265 based on 76 reviews
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New Year's Special Offer
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-(949) 315-9386(California, USA)
Palermo Soho Palermo
Búzios Brasil
5

Perfect Penthouse !!!

  • 5 out of 5
We rent Thom penthouse at 30/10 until 08/11 and it was a magnificent stay. The apartment is very large, clean and sunny, tastefully decorated and with all the utensils you need in everyday life. The location is the best of Buenos Aires in Palermo Soho, a beautiful, sophisticated and entertaining neighborhood. Whenever we travel to Buenos Aires, and surely this was one of the best apartment we stayed. Thank Thom and Guille !!
  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Palermo Soho Palermo
Boston,Massachusetts,U.S.A
5

Wonderful Home Away from Home!

  • 5 out of 5
My husband and I came to Buenos Aires for his business conference. We chose Palermo and this apartment because of its proximity to the conference center. My husband enjoyed being able to walk there in about 20 minutes, everyday. The owner and property manager were very resposive via email before our departure from the U.S. They arranged a driver to meet us at the airport and bring us to the apartment. We were warmly greeted upon arrival by the property manager. She spent a great deal of time answering all of our questions, giving us a way to contact her anytime, and orienting us to the neigborhood amenities (restaurants, shopping, grocery store,etc.). We appreciated the privacy of being the only apartment as you exit the elevator. We enjoyed the "wall of windows" in the living room and bedroom. These provided great breezes, views and light while still being private, as the apartment is on the top floor. We were also appreciative of the laptop computer with instant internet access, the big television, well equipped kitchen, great shower and bathtub, comfortable bed, and even the little hummingbird that visited the orange flowers on the balcony several times a day! We enjoyed walking to various restaurants in Palermo, sampling the empanadas. I felt very safe walking about on my own, while my husband attended meetings. I enjoyed shopping in the Leather District for great bargains, and even walking to a couple of Zumba classes. Inspite of our extremely limited Spanish, we have found everyone warm, friendly, and helpful. The property owner and property manager have gone out of their way to make our stay in Buenos Aires even better than we imagined. If we have the opportunity to return to Buenos Aires, we would not hesitate to stay here again. We wholeheartedly recommend this apartment!
  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Palermo Soho Palermo
New York City
5

Wonderful Place to Stay in BA

  • 5 out of 5
My wife , who is Argentine and I stayed at Thom's place for more than a week and just loved the apartment. The light, amenities, cleanliness and space were ideal for us. We were able to have friends, family and guests over to the apartment and entertain as well.The neighborhood is perfect! There are lots of places to walk, the squares are nearby and even for Argentina - there were plenty of great restaurants with walking distance. This is one town you never have to look too hard for a great local restaurant…but, Pallermo Soho…is unique! Within a few blocks of the apartment are great places to enjoy adventures in culinary exploration! We would definitely come back! The services of Guille were always available but not needed as you can be totally self sufficient.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Palermo Soho Palermo
5

Spectacular

  • 5 out of 5
Wow, where to even begin. This penthouse in Buenos Aires is the apotheosis of how one should feel when staying in foreign lands. Moreover, i'm a big critique when it comes to my choice of stay when traveling. It is the ideal, quintisential spot to rent. I say this due to the fact that I have been living in Buenos Aires for almost 2 months and have explored/lived in many parts of this grand city. My first week at the penthouse was perfection. Location location location is everything in Buenos Aires. It is centrally located to some of the best/posh restaurants around town, within 10-15 minute walking distance to the subway station, which in my mind- is key when traveling.

Even living here i find myself constantly coming back to this specific neighborhood because it's where all the action is happening. I found this area to be very welcoming to tourists, whilst not having such a touristy feel/appeal. At my lovely stay, I encountered a great live music scene, a local plaza that sell treasure find trinkets on the weekends and so much more.

Guille was very helpful and welcoming upon my arrival, she filled my worries with ease and comfort. In all, I can go on and on and rant and rave about this place, but i specifically want you (the reader) to check this place out for yourself, you won't be disappointed or sorry.
  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car
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Palermo Soho Palermo
Phoenix, AZ USA
5

So good the first time, we returned!

  • 5 out of 5
This was our second extended stay at the penthouse, and it was just as excellent this year as last. First, the location of the apartment could not be any better. It is located in a great area--lots of shopping and restaurants, while still having a neighborhood feel. It is a 10 minute walk to the subte station at Plaza Italia. The neighborhood has a great energy, while not being as "gritty" as other neighborhoods. I really would not want to stay elsewhere.

The apartment itself is terrific--it has everything you need for a terrific short or long stay. We used the kitchen a lot, and had no issues with finding the right tools, etc. The bed is super comfy, and my daughter joined us for a portion of the trip and slept on the futon in the living room. Cable tv, wifi and a computer printer are nice touches. The apartment is super safe--the only apartment on the floor--and quiet. We all slept like babies while there. We've learned to master the washer/dryer, which is different than those in the US, but works great. We pack lightly and have more room for souvenirs!

Finally, Thom, Guille and Aldo (airport transfer, if requested) are all amazing. They are responsive, helpful, kind, etc. Our trips would not have been the same without their help. I think of them as our friends now.

You will not regret staying here!
  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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Palermo Soho Palermo
Miami Beach,Florida,USA
5

Argentinian Architect that lives in Miami Beach, Florida.

  • 5 out of 5
I am an Argentinian Architect that lives in Miami Beach, Florida. I spent two months with my 30+ daughter at Thom's Penthouse in Palermo Soho, as I don't have a home there anymore. I loved the Penthouse, the neighborhood, everything! The apartment is better than the pictures! all my friends and family that visited me loved it. We had such a good time that we did not want to leave. The place is so comfortable, it has everything that you need to make your stay wonderful. The area became one of the most seeked for tourists to go, nightlife is fantastic, it is safe and with lots of restaurants and stores.There is also a very good and inexpensive Gym around the block, my daughter went there every day and had a private instructor with no extra charge. Having your private elevator take you to your unit is a big plus. The big terrace was unique, we had breakfast there almost everyday. You don't find these terraces so often because there is only one per building on a high floor. It has all the commodities you need. Plenty of light everywhere! Bathroom with Jacuzzi, complete kitchen with new state of the Art appliances, plasma TV in living room. Great bedroom with a wonderful bed and open view on both balconies. It was so calm and quiet that we slept until noon as we were on vacations. It also has another bathroom, your own washer and dryer a BBQ, Computer, Printer Fax, if you have to work. A special word for the way the unit is kept. I am very detail oriented and linens and towels were perfect. Also the housekeeper and the manager never left us unattended and gave us more towels and extra linens just in case we might need them. I will definitely go back to Thom's Penthouse when I return to South America and my special thanks to Thom, he was so helpful with all my concerns before arriving to his home. Renata
  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

Location

Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Located in heart of best dining in BA
Car: not necessary

Walking distance (8 blocks)to Subway Plaza Italia station and regional train line. In the heart of the best restaurants and shopping in town. Located on a quiet street with horse-drawn carriages. Only a few blocks from Plaza Serano yet away from the noise. Grocery store, laundry, internet and multiple restaurants, all within one block. Best dining area of all BA. This is THE neighborhood you want to stay in and own in if you're a buyer. If you rent somewhere else, you'll be taking a cab here regularly for BA's finest dining.

Other Activities: Shopping, boating

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Rates & Availability

From $950 Weekly

Rental rates for this holiday condo Palermo Soho, Palermo

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Peak Season
1 Nov 2014 - 30 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
for 7 nights
$1,150
$2,450
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$950
for 7 nights
$950
$1,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Three Night Minimum.
Peak Season: $1150 per week; $2450 per month
Low Season: $950 per week; $1950 per month
NOTE: RATES CAN BE ADJUSTED FOR TIME FRAMES BETWEEN ONE WEEK AND ONE MONTH. In other words, rates vary by length of time. So, two week rate would be between weekly and monthly (on a daily basis).
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Major holidays may be adjusted upward
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo Palermo Soho Palermo

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Lift
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Printer
  • Safe
  • Scanner
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , in room shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Excellent Sunset and City View
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Top Quality Linens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Belgium Designed quality three position folds flat for queen size bed in Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
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