As of March 20, 2020 and by Decree 297/20, the entire country entered a period of social,

preventive and obligatory isolation.

What does this mean?

That you cannot leave your home except to provide yourself with essential items, such as food,

cleaning supplies and medicines.

If you do not comply with these rules, you are breaking the law.

If you have traveled to a country where the virus is spreading or have been in contact with

someone who tested positive, you must stay in isolation for 14 days.

If you have any of the symptoms, call free of charge at 107.

For more information, send an email to

Hotel Castelar

This 1929 building was the work of architect Mario Palanti.

This 1929 building was the work of Mario Palanti, the architect who also designed Palacio Barolo (Avenida de Mayo 1370). It's one of the most traditional hotels in Buenos Aires and was named after a Spanish statesman of the 19th century. In the 1930s it was the hotel chosen by the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca for his six-month stay in the city.

The hotel was also the meeting place for the literary group El Signo, which included the writers Jorge Luis Borges, Norah Lange, Oliverio Girondo, Emilio Pettoruti and Lino Spilimbergo.

See more in the Monserrat neighbourhood.


DE MAYO AV. 1152