At the younger, more casual sister of the famed Alvear Palace, one of Buenos Aires’s most famous hotels, guests can expect the same high level of service in a more relaxed setting. Located on the cusp of bustling Microcentro and Retiro barrios, the room design is quite standard, but there is plenty of eye-catching contemporary art throughout the Recoleta hotel. Ask for the spacious Art Suite on the 15th floor for a spectacular vista of the Río de la Plata. If your room doesn’t have river views, head to the rooftop swimming pool for some of the best panoramas in town. Artesano, the hotel’s cocktail bar, channels vintage style with an incredible drinks list by star mixologist Renato “Tato” Giovannoni.