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Suite of the week: The F Suite at Hotel Faena + Universe, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Suite name: The F Suite Hotel: Hotel Faena + Universe, Buenos Aires, Argentina Size of accommodation: 120 sq m Cost per night: from 9,500 USD + taxes Who’s stayed there? Beyoncé What makes it special? It is the most expensive suite in Latin America. The F Suite is an impeccably appointed 120 sqm residence located on the 6th floor of Faena Hotel + Universe. This unique vantage point offers outstanding panoramic views of Rio de la Plata: the widest river in the world, an ecological reserve, the docks and city centre of Buenos Aires including the famous Casa Rosada (where Eva Peron waved down to the crowds from the balcony) in the Plaza del Mayo. The F Suite design reflects the interior design of Faena Hotel + Universe itself: the result of a close collaboration between Philippe Starck and Alan Faena. Imperial-style furniture including marble-topped tables with gold clawed feet, red velvet curtains, lapacho wood, Venetian cut glass mirrors and arabasceto marble. Traditional Argentine themes and patterns can be found throughout the space and are woven into rugs. A large red murano glass chandelier hangs in the centre of the living room and oil portraits of General and Eva Peron adorn the wall. Special features in the Suite include 2 bedrooms, 3 Italian arabasceto marble bathrooms with silver swan taps, rainforest showers, jacuzzi, Venetian cut glass mirrors and imperial-style, marble-topped sink basin with silver clawed feet, spacious living room and separate dining room, kitchen, library, a state-of-the-art in-room entertainment centre with three 42-inch plasma screens: two in the reception area and one in the master bedroom, private access via a residential entrance and an outdoor terrace with spectacular views from this exceptional and coveted location. The F Suite benefits from 24-hour personal service by a dedicated Experience Manager as well as the hotel’s cultural, dining and leisure facilities (including a world-class spa, Faena Spa is a member of Leading Spas, and a surrounding ecological reserve). Faena H+U private car airport transfers included VIP airport service upon arrival and departure Jet-lag recovery massage for 2 guests upon arrival Faena H+U private car and driver use 2 hours per day throughout entire stay. If you would like to be featured as ’suite of the week’ on A Luxury Travel Blog, please contact us.

Paul Johnson

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