Palermo

A central barrio between Recoleta and Belgrano, Palermo caters to every need with sophisticated grace.

Ornate apartments rise above even more ornate spires in Palermo, a graceful neighborhood in central Buenos Aires. Despite its expansive grandeur, Palermo's niche neighborhoods feel approachable. Browse sleek ceramics in Palermo SoHo, brunch the day away in Palermo Hollywood, or find peaceful seclusion in Palermo Chico. Wherever you spend your hours in the sun, you'll find yourself joined by the masses on an outdoor patio or atop the stage come nighttime.

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On the Map

Palermo is bordered by Colegiales, Chacarita, Villa Crespo, Almagro, Recoleta, and Belgrano

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

Ezeiza International Airport (EZE): 45 minutes by cab without traffic
Retiro Station: 20 minutes by cab or 45 minutes by public transit
Plaza Italia: 5 minutes by cab or 10 minutes by public transit
Plaza de Mayo: 20 minutes by cab or 40 minutes by public transit

Chic and Sophisticated In Central Buenos Aires

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Quite possibly Buenos Aires' chicest neighborhood, Palermo exudes classic style and contemporary mystique.

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Porteños love Palermo for its proximity to BA's bustling center, but they admire it for maintaining its distance from the city's clamor.

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Pieces of Palermo attract a diverse array of inhabitants and tourists.

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Color-blocked cafes, exclusive private drives, sophisticated lounges, and upscale boutiques pepper the neighborhood.

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Palermo Pierini

Separated by name but not by neighborhood, Palermo's SoHo, Hollywood, and Chico districts cater to different tastes.

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From trendy boutiques to culinary hotspots and fresh farmers' markets, Palermo's differences often equal total adoration.

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Palermo SoHo: As Hip As New York City

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Palermo SoHo feels as fashionable as the New York City neighborhood it shares its name with.

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The former home of Che Guevara and Jorge Luis Borges, Palermo SoHo fosters their same expressive spirit.

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Stylish, bohemian, and unabashedly zealous for living well, Palermo SoHo's cafes, bookstores, and boutiques establish trends.

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Snug in-between Palermo SoHo's trends lies Palermo Viejo, an historic quarter that strikes a balance between tourist paradise and Porteño haven.

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Palermo SoHo's self-directed fashionability attracts style-conscious locals.

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The neighborhood would be the SOHO in NY. It is a quiet neighborhood, with designer boutiques and stores of independent best young designers. Full of hippie chic cafes and bars. Palermo is a neighborhood that Argentines love!"

Palermo Hollywood: Media Production and Morning Coffee

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Named for its former role in Argentine media production, Palermo Hollywood keeps a pulse on neighborhood entertainment.

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Trendy restaurants are sidewalk stages that attract brunchers, lunchers, and night owls.

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In Palermo Hollywood, brunch isn't a trend.

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Palermo Pierini

It's a lifestyle.

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Pixel
A truly bohemian spirit blends with history in [Palermo], a neighborhood that once had Jorge Luis Borges as one of its most illustrious inhabitants. Palermo is also well known for its Arts Fair. Its quiet streets, covered with paving stones and flanked by aging, leafy trees are filled with restaurants, bars and cafés, design and fashion stores, art galleries..."

Palermo Chico: Exclusive and Luxurious

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Palermo Chico's magnificent architecture instills an air of luxurious privacy in the neighborhood.

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Ornate urban mansions commingle with doorman-guarded skyscrapers and marble table tops.

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In Palermo Chico, it's easy to feel as though you've escaped the city altogether.

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Palermo Chico's stateliness exhibits itself through more than its classic design.

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Culture flows outward from the Museum of Latin American Art, Buenos Aires, or MALBA.

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The Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo also shines in the neighborhood.

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Gardens and Grandeur In Palermo

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Palermo's green spaces are as sophisticated as its buildings, boutiques, and neighborhood niches.

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The Botanical Gardens, The Buenos Aires Zoo, The Japanese Gardens, and Los Bosques de Palermo beckon sun-seekers and nature-lovers to the neighborhood's palatial lawns.

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Fashionable Nights Out In Palermo

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When it's time for daytime cortados to transform into Campari cocktails, Palermo's evening scene springs to life.

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The neighborhood's nightlife feels crowded without the chaos and fast-paced without the frenzy. Late-night dinners take place on the sidewalk or in rooftop bars.

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Palermo Pierini

Locals often opt for Palermo's casual spots rather than its chic clubs.

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When you're ready for the spotlight, the red carpet rolls out in Hollywood.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Erika Rojas studied Documentary Photography in Venezuela. She lived in New York City for 12 years where she focused and developed her career in Lifestyle, Still Life and Food Photography. She is currently living and working in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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After going to Film School at Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, Caro graduated from the Documentary Photography and Photojournalism program at the International Center of Photography, New York City. Caro began her career as an intern for the brilliant Danny Clinch and shooting mainly for the Indie Music Scene between NYC and Buenos Aires. She’s currently based in Buenos Aires.

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Javier Pierini studied in Argentina in the creative workshops of Gabriel Valansi and Juan Travnik. He also studied photography at the Instituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Italy, and at the Santa Fe Workshops in the U.S. His work has been published in various media print worldwide including: The NYTimes Style Magazine, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Fortune, and Condé Nast Traveller. His artwork has been exhibited in Argentina, USA, Italy, and Poland.

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