Conventillo de Lujo (http://www.conventillodelujo.com) is not located in the city center. That’s what I like about it. I don’t like touristy places.
You can read all about this guest house from their website. Here are my pictures and some reviews.
Past the reception, you’ll see a common area and kitchen. Dance studio is next to the common area.
The kitchen is well-lit. How?
… because it has glass ceiling!
A better picture:
Photo credit: http://conventillodelujo.com/photogallery.htm
You can tell this kitchen used to be an open-air courtyard because there’s a tree growing in here.
Gateway to my room on the 4th floor (there’s a lift in the building). Amy painted the walls. She said the walls were not flat, instead of making them perfect, why not just paint them in beautiful colors? I couldn’t agree more.
Open the terrace door, you’ll see this:
I’ve requested for a quiet room, away from all the noise. So, Amy put me in the only room on the terrace. Perfect!
See the fuchsia door at the end? That’s my room.
All rooms were named after tango dances. My room is “Milonguita”.
It’s a very basic room.
I love the wood floor and the beams in the ceiling. It has a cottage feel, so cozy.
A desk, fridge, microwave on one side; tv and closet are across from the bed.
Private bathroom is a luxury in guest houses. You’ll know once you start booking for a month of hostel accommodations.
Two cute parrots outside my window. Awwww… so cute. Yes, they are fake, but they are forever loyal and won’t fly away.
View from the terrace.
Stairs to solarium.
Wouldn’t it be nice to read a book while soaking up the sun here?
Terrace view from solarium. Many bbq parties have been held here.
And this is where I have my morning tea.
I love vintage furniture. This chair is made from the seat of an old tractor. Designed by Amy.
Amy turned her family’s old Singer sewing machines into tables.
I wanted to ring in the New Year in style. So, initially I’ve booked a room at Mansion Dandi Royal, a more posh hotel that’s dedicated to tango fanatics. Then, I thought that didn’t feel right. I really just want to have a cozy place. Conventillo de Lujo might be too quiet for a lot of people, but it’s perfect for me. I’m so glad I canceled reservation at Mansion Dandi Royal. Always follow your heart.