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In the past weeks our Senior Sales Executive Felipe Remmer did a site inspection in Patios de San Telmo Urban Hotel and this is our experience… we share it with you
Where to stay in Buenos Aires?, In 752 Chacabuco Street stands today the Patios de San Telmo Urban Hotel the building was constructed in 1863 and housed a tenement until four years ago.
In San Telmo Neighborhood, known for the historic inheritance that can be found there, the Hotel is housed on Chacabuco Street, 50 meters near to Independence Avenue and 300 meters of the 9 de Julio Avenue, two of the main arteries of the city of Buenos Aires. The area is has a lot of options of many public transportation lines that connect the hotel with all the attraction sites and most of the 48 districts that make Buenos Aires.
The architect Lucio Neumann trusted in his son’s entrepreneur instinct for business. Andy, who saw what the building was able to become and persuaded Lucio to buy it to restore it. Neumann says he was “a mess convert a nineteenth-century building in a contemporary building” and it the most difficult chore was convincing their American partners to join and invest in this project.
“Structurally a tenement and a hotel are very compatible, the building, due to the time it was abandoned, had a great damage and the challenge was gorgeous,” Explained Lucio. “Preserving a lot of unique things such as wooden beams carved with ax and bricks settled in mud was a must for us, and we had to install and prepare the building for contemporary technical systems, like central air conditioners, Internet networks, pressurized water and for that we had to dig two levels in the ground,” says Neumann , while laughing he says he couldn’t sleep while the excavations were due to structural risk involving.
In Patios de San Telmo Urban Hotel in Buenos Aires, rooms are equipped with a comfortable and friendly design of the original structure of the tenement of which they are part. The design is characterized by high wooden ceilings and large and tall doors and windows that are pointed to the Patios. Art and design objects can be found as ornaments, the rooms were created to provide comfort and service in a local environment.
You can request more information about Patios de San Telmo Urban Hotel and other options of accomodation in Buenos Aires contacting your personal Kallpa Account Executive or at Incoming Kallpa Tour
Visiting Cafayate the first days of January our Sales Manager Daniela Pisani, had the opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch in Piattelli Winery in Cafayate restaurant enjoying great views of their wineyards and sorrounding lanscape. Besides meals, Piatelli Winery offers a wide range of tours and activities related to wine culture.
Piattelli Winery in Cafayate recently opened for tourists who share our passion for wines. The first wines of Calchaquies Valleys were presented. A great view, which you can see in the pictures, like a painting delaights the eyes of those who have the oportunity to have lunch here. Its arquitecture, was conceived like a colonial-antique style even when the building was built new. The entrance to the vineyard shows palm trees and native flora.
Piattelli has 193 acres in Cafayate Valley, divided in two farms: The Chasqui and Tres Cruces.
The Farm in Cafayate reaches an altitude of 1700 meters, with 60 sowed acres: 80% with red grapes and the other 20% with white grapes. The varieties planted in this farm include Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tannat, Cabernet Franc y Petit Verdot y la reina de valle, Torrontés.
The Farm Tres Cruces is in Animaná, 12 kilometers away from Cafayate, with 35 acres planted with the varieties of red grapes of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon y Petit Verdot but in minor quantity.
Piattelli Winery in Cafayate manufactures 200 thousand bottles of wine, from which 95% is exported to The United States and the rest are sold in Argentina, high technology can be found in the porduction porcess with a full capacity of 960.000 liters and a wine cellar for 500 barrels the most are made of french oak.
Regarding tourism, the vineyard is oriented to share experiences with the wine culture, gastronomy, nature, art and outdoor activities for those who love and share the passion of wine.
The biggest restaurant in the area is located here and it has a large menu with variety of regional gourmet cuisine. Has a capacity to house 180 people. It has an art place which was thinked to promote local artists and give them a space in the world of wines. You can also go into an excursion to know about the production of wine and have an unmatched and unique experience.
Classes of wines you can find in Piattelli Winery in Cafayate:
Premium Line Reserve: Torrontés de Cafayate 100% , Chardonnay de Tupungato100%, Rosé de Malbec, Malbec 100% de Luján de Cuyo, Cabernet Sauvignon 100% del Valle de Uco.
Great Reserve Line: Malbec Gran Reserva 100%, Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Reserva 100%
Icon blend limited edition: Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, giving its original name to: Trinitá.
You can request more information about Piattelli Winery in Cafayate and our wine tours contacting your personal Kallpa Account Executive or at Incoming Kallpa Tour