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InterContinental Buenos Aires Named One of the Top City Hotels in Central and South America in the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards

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July 18, 2012

InterContinental Buenos Aires Named One of the Top City Hotels in Central and South America in the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards

Iconic Buenos Aires hotel recognized on prestigious list voted by readers

InterContinental Buenos Aires is pleased to announce its inclusion on the Travel + Leisure 2012 World?s Best Awards list of Top City Hotels in Central and South America. The hotel?located in the historic city of Buenos Aires?is ranked No. 5 among City Hotels in Central and South America. Every year, Travel + Leisure readers vote on their favorite hotels, resorts, spas, airlines, tour operators, and more in their annual World?s Best Awards survey, and the inclusion of this hotel is a testament to how well it serves the cultured traveler.

[quote]?At InterContinental Buenos Aires, we deliver personalized guest service amid 1930’s sophistication and charm, along with insider tips that help our guests experience the unique culture of Argentina in a truly authentic way,? said Maarten Drenth, General Manager. ?Our attention to detail has caught the eye of some of the most refined travelers, and for that reason we are truly honored to be recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of the 2012 World?s Best Hotels in Central and South America.?[/quote]

The InterContinental Buenos Aires is situated in the heart of the city?s historic district. This well appointed 1930s-style hotel is a sumptuous tribute to the beauty of Argentina. The hotel is ideally located close to some of the city?s cultural mainstays, such as tango schools, theaters, traditional coffee shops and the soccer stadium. It is also within walking distance to the financial district and the famous Calle Florida shopping street.

The 309-room hotel boasts lavish interiors, beginning with a tastefully elegant lobby, which is dominated by wood, leather and marble finishes. Color and decor are subtle throughout and combined with high-end furnishings to provide a soothing, stylish contrast to the bustling city outside.

At the InterContinental Buenos Aires guests can also enjoy access to an outstanding selection of amenities, including the Vilas Club, a sophisticated modern fitness center equipped with the latest cardiovascular equipment and weight machines. There is also a spa, sauna and steam room, as well as a heated indoor pool. The hotel offers an executive business center, 11 meeting rooms, and the second-largest ballroom in the city with a capacity of up to 910 people.

Two exceptional dining options are available at the InterContinental Buenos Aires: the Mediterr?neo, a distinguished European-style gourmet restaurant, and the Terraza del Virrey, which offers an outdoor light lunch fare, afternoon snacks or a casual dinner.

The Travel + Leisure 2012 World?s Best Awards readers? survey results and methodology are on www.TravelandLeisure.com now, and are featured in the August issue of the magazine.

Source: InterContinental Hotels

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