Buenos Aires: Sleep
Calle Laprida 1821, 011-54-11/4803-5474, recoletaguesthouse.com
A gracious Tudor-style brick guesthouse in a historically ritzy neighborhood. Its defining attribute is the personal attention given by the chatty and informative Cossovich family, who make you feel right at home. Rooms are simple, with whitewashed walls, colorful woven blankets, and oak floors. All have en suite bathrooms. Doubles from $40, includes breakfast.
Park Château Kempinski Hotel
Calle Talcahuano 1253, 011-54-11/6777-0400, parkplazahotels.com/chateau
This gorgeous boutique hotel has antique furniture from various eras, and Persian rugs span the hallways. The ample, regal rooms have large, inviting beds framed by brass headboards. Reasonably priced decadence. Doubles from $127.