Pulitzer — Buenos Aires, Argentina
For its Buenos Aires property, the first outside of Europe, Barcelona-based hotel outfit, Grupo Regina were one step ahead when it smartly tapped Lázaro Rosa-Violán for the interiors, the designer executing a considered cultural piece that is both charming in its subtlety and striking in its modernity.
Taking up residence in a contemporary new-build by architect Guillermo Roitenberg just a short stride from the leafy old-world charm of the city’s Recoleta neighbourhood, the hotel has fast become a go-to spot for travellers looking for the best of both worlds. Inside, Rosa-Violán took his cues from the art deco heritage of Argentina’s Golden Age, with steel-trimmed modular furniture, mirrors and signature graphic lines that are revealed through a striking aquamarine, cool white and bold black palette.
There is an eighth-floor pool that is best experienced cocktail in hand, during the summer months, while the 13th-floor Sky Bar is ideal for a pre-prandial sundowner before heading downstairs to Boca de Toro, the hotel’s new ground floor restaurant, which serves up a mix of European and Argentine dishes to guests and locals alike.