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Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,022 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

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 quaint streets of Soho. Two balconies, one facing East and one facing West. Lots of light and cross ventilation, in fact, the entire front side of the house is totally glass. In cool weather you get both sides of 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. Wonderful sunshine and peaceful setting. New (Aug. 2018) memory foam bed, new accent wall paint and new tango art work.

There is a tennis club and gym across the street and a great one about six blocks away next to a huge supermarket.


Walking distance (8 blocks)to Subway Plaza Italia subway station. In the heart of the best restaurants and shopping in town. Located on a quiet street. Only a few blocks from Plaza Serano yet away from the noise. Grocery store, laundry, 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 and the finest of linens. Open American style kitchen/dining room with great view. Tub/shower in master bath. 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. 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

Thomas Downey
Member since: 2006
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About Thomas Downey

I am a real estate investment advisor living in southern california. This Penthouse is my second home. My manager and I take great pride and enjoyment in providing our guest's with value, fun and transparent dealings with us for their stay at our Penthouse.

Thomas Downey purchased this condo in 2006

Why Thomas Downey chose Palermo

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Palermo, Argentina

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • mobile phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Printer
  • Safe
  • Scanner
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , bidet , Excellent Sunset and City View
  • 2
  • 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
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jacuzzi ...
  • 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
Weekly maid service


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average rating of 4.952381 based on 105 reviews

The apartment is very confrtable and well located in the heart of Palermo.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this apartment and we were impressed with the equipment of it. Guille and Dicner are great persons and always available for support us

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place, adorable neighbouhood, excellent support for all my demands, highly recomend it!

  • 5 of 5

I am glad to share my wonderful experience at Valentino's.

Its a very beautiful place, well provided whith very good linens, kitchen suplies, confortable furniture, and the manager was available and helpful for what i needed.

The apartment is in the most charming neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, very secure to walk around, many restaurants, bars, shops, delis, easy to take buses, cabs and the metro is at a nice walking distance. What gave me confortable ways to go everywhere else.

The house is so beautiful, the living and dinning room have a wide glass door to the patio , what gives the sensation of being in a cozy home whith garden. Wifi and TVs. There is nice outdoor furniture to enjoy sunny days, but rainy days were also enjoyed through the large windows in bedroom( from where i relaxed looking at wonderful sunsets, from the bed!)

Everything looks new and very clean. The bathroom is perfect and another beautiful view from the city.

Easy to buy food nearby and cook at home .

The place gave me the opportunity to be at B.Aires as a local, walking by, enjoying the nice plazas and beautiful people.

Its perfect for stay at the same time, at home and exploring the city.

Its a place to return, for sure!

I apreciated and enjoyed all the experience.

Recomend it for people that comes for business, vacation, first time or returning to Argentina.

  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Valentino's Experience

  • 5 of 5

Valentino’s experience

I’m glad to report my experience as a guest at Valentino’s pent house.

Differently from my other times in Buenos aires, far from the busy and crowdy downtown or the touristic Recoleta, I discovered a new face of the city.

It is just like emerging into the city’s heart of charm. Palermo Soho is the best of we can call variety.

All sorts of fun; good food, beautiful people, colorful and fancy neighborhood, cool little and cozy, or traditional places to eat. For all tastes and pockets.

Near to metro station, few blocks nice walking, or taking colectivos/buses, we can easily and comfortably go everywhere in the city, from the house.

The apartment itself deserves special description, and is so comfortable and invitting , that is easy to stay enjoying the terrazzo, or the nice landscape from the backyards bedroom little varanda, looking at the skyline of the new Buenos Aires places and high buildings in the horizon, Soho have small buildings 6 floors maximum, what allows the wonderful view from both sides of the property.

Well equipped kitchen, nice and comfortable furniture, warmed by the heating, making the very warmful place to stay in Buenos Aires as a local.

As a carioca( im from Rio de Janeiro) I was enchanted by the bohemian atmosphere and at the same time, safe place to walk, no matter the time.

The apartment is clean, good linen, good taste on simplicity.

Its a pretty much elegant place.

The manager and staff are very efficient, kind and always available for us.

I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 22/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, fully-equipped immaculate apartment with enormous terrace and spectacular views. Full of light all day and quiet and extremely private. The owner and manager were a pleasure to deal with and made sure the stay was perfect. I would definitely recommend it and hope to stay there again sometime in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 27/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Apartment ideal for tango vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thom's Valentino apartment in Palermo Soho has been ideal for us.

For this, our first visit to Buenos Aires, we wanted a very liveable, secure apartment in a "safe" neighbourhood that was close to first-class tango maestros who we could take private lessons with, and close to venues for highly-rated milongas. Our preferred Palermo-based maestro suggested the Valentino apartment that his other students had rented and had spoken highly of.

Unfortunately, the apartment was occupied by another guest for the first two weeks of our six week trip, so we divided our BsAs stay into two weeks in Retiro and a month in Palermo, thereby giving us an unanticipated benefit of having time in close proximity to the two largest clusters of tango happenings.

Thom was generous and helpful in various ways, including getting Guille to organise transport from the airport to our Retiro apartment, and to organise preparation of the Palermo apartment late in the day of our subsequent move to Palermo to facilitate a late checkout for the previous guest and an evening checkin for ourselves. Guille was very welcoming and helpful with her advice and with her answers to our questions.

The apartment has been ideal for us in numerous ways. It is quiet, spacious, clean, well equipped, and has two bathrooms, good air-conditioning, good internet and nice outlooks from the living rooms and large sundeck facing south-east and from the bedroom and ensuite facing north-west. By opening the sliding doors at both ends of the apartment we have enjoyed a refreshing cross-breeze throughout the very hot (25C to 35C) January we have experienced. Numerous mirrors and good lighting have been well appreciated when getting ready for outings, and the washing machine and portable clothes line on the front deck have enabled us to keep our laundry right up to date.

While the pavement quality, property security grills and traffic management are somewhat third-worldly throughout BsAs, in Palermo the trees, parks, boutiques and (selected) restaurants, cafes, bars and coffee houses are first class, including many that are within two or three blocks of the apartment. There are at least six milonga venues within a ten minute walk, including Salon Canning, La Viruta and Villa Malcolm with some of the smaller-less-well-known ones now among our favourites.

For our future return visits to BsAs we will be likely to plan our dates around the availability of the Valentino apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 03/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the apartment very late in the midst of an electrical storm with sheeting rain, but the warm welcome from Guille and the sight of the lightning from the huge windows was amazing.

The windows led us on to the very large tiled patio,where asado,table and four chairs,plus sun lounger and umbrella were waiting for us on the arrival of the sun,we hoped the next day.The bedroom also had a

smaller patio, with the afternoon sun filling the room.Our blinds were never closed, it was a delight to watch the night sky.

We enjoyed the kitchen, galley style,with all the things we needed.The six seater dining room table where we had many meals with our BA friends and children.

I especially enjoyed tending to Thoms roof top garden plants.We hope the herbs will be enjoyed by all who have chosen this lovely apartment.One of our,Oh My Goodness moments came when we were having lunch when Mr Mrs Hummingbird arrived to drink the nectar from the Aloe flowers..He, She.came often, as did the very big pigeon

that collected my prunings to build her nest.

Palermo Soho has many interesting places to visit and many quaint shops.Tango venues are also not too far away.

The apartment is quiet even though there is a busy humm of life below.

We would not hesitate to recommend Thoms roof top apartment,and

definitely want to return for another visit to Buenos Aires.

Many Thanks Thom.

Kay and Bevan from Ruby Bay New Zealand.

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Palermo, Argentina

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
Peak Season
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
1 May 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$273.48

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).
Long terms rates will be less.
Major holidays may be adjusted upward.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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