Mendoza is nestled into the Andes on the midwestern side of Argentina. It’s a city surrounded by abundant vineyards that stretch to the foothills of the surrounding snowcapped peaks. This place is undeniably about wine.
It is the highest yield region in all of Latin America producing some of the world’s best Malbecs and reds, but the city is bustling with tour guides eager to take you deep into the Andes for some outdoor adventure.
Just make sure to pick the proper place to stay in Mendoza that allows you to experience the fullness of this beautiful mountain-crowned valley, its bodegas and the Andes beyond.
8. Hotel Crillon
The centrally located Hotel Crillon sits right on an elegant city park with an impressive fountain. The extremely affordable rooms are sparse, but all guests have access to the beautiful pool where you can relax after a day exploring the snowcapped Andes.
This budget accommodation is all about location. You’re just a three-minute walk from the Plaza Italia, the Pasado Cuyano Museum, Municipal Museum of Modern Art, Independence Square and Chile Square. The hotel’s low prices, included buffet breakfast and fantastic location are a great way to extend your stay in the beautiful Mendoza valley.
7. Hotel Nutibara
Hotel Nutibara gives you affordable accommodation right in the heart of Mendoza. Guests rave about the hotel’s excellent location with authentic restaurants and shops nearby. The rooms are a bit cramped and the decor is a bit dated, but all guests have access to the walled-off pool in the bustling city center.
This affordable accommodation also gives you a free breakfast every morning to fuel your explorations of the vineyards and mountains outside the city.
6. Gran Hotel Venus
The exterior of this downtown hotel is grand, but you’ll find affordable accommodations on the inside. The friendly staff that runs the hotel are very proud of their city and are always available for recommendations.
You’ll find the Gran Hotel Venus to be clean and bright with rooms decorated with the color red to remind you of the famous Malbecs that have put Mendoza on the map. The included breakfast is abundant featuring early morning foods from all over the world. Europeans will find comfort in the cold cuts while Americans will enjoy the cereal and pastries.
5. Huentala Hotel
You’ll find the Huentala Hotel to be beautiful, and you’ll also find the price rather affordable. The glistening stone and chandeliers of the lobby make a wonderful first impression. A bit more exploration reveals a romantic restaurant housed in a glass wine cellar.
The pool, available to all guests, blends seamlessly into the edge of the building. And the breakfast is colorful, flavorful and abundant, and you’ll sit down to enjoy your meal in a dining room full of light. Just blocks away from Plaza Independencia, the Huentala Hotel is a hidden Mendoza gem.
4. Amerian Executive Hotel Mendoza
You’ll find this executive highrise across the street from one of Plaza Independencia’s four corner parks. This gorgeous hotel is full of amenities. Pamper yourself in the guest sauna after a hard day drinking wine out in at one of the valley’s many bodegas. Take a dip on the rooftop pool with views of the city and the Andes beyond.
And sweat off some of your wine valley indulgences in the penthouse gym. The rooms are masculine to reflect the businessman slant of the property which is full of meeting and conference rooms.
3. Hotel Raices Aconcagua
Sitting in central Mendoza, this towering hotel features a wide variety of rooms at an affordable price. Choose from standard rooms, suites and even an executive matrimonial penthouse.
At the Hotel Raices Aconcagua you’ll always find a good selection at breakfast. The grounds feature a beautiful pool right in the bustling heart of the city. It’s your own little oasis. And the rooms are cozy and comfortable.
Each room is drenched in rich colors to promote tranquility. You’ll find beautiful stonework in the bathrooms and you’ll be surprised by the open expanse of the hotel’s grounds.
2. Diplomatic Hotel
This impressive property sits centrally in the city of Mendoza right on the main Avenue Belgrano. Simply entering the Diplomatic Hotel is an experience. The grand main entryway features impressive lights and a central chandelier that’s sure to catch your eye.
Through the doors, you’ll find yourself at an incredibly romantic wine bar with rustic lighting. Each new space is refined including the dining room, gym and spa. The rooms feature beautiful stonework, dramatic wallpaper and plush beds. And the breakfast spread is one of the best in the city. This 5-star property does not disappoint.
1. Park Hyatt Mendoza Hotel
The Park Hyatt sits right across the street from Mendoza’s most beautiful park. The centrally located Plaza Independencia gives guests an opportunity to peruse Mendoza’s native flora during an evening stroll. The exterior is unabashedly stately. It’s as if you’re walking into the Queen of Mendoza’s private mansion.
Inside, the common spaces are dark and masculine, and the hotel hides hidden treasures like an indoor hot tub and pool deck. The ceilings are grand and the world-class spa is the perfect place to pamper yourself after a day of enotourism. The gym is well-equipped, the dining rooms are stunning and the bar’s cool steel will help keep your drink cold.