Lets say its your fourth day in Buenos Aires, and youve already dined at steakhouses like Cabaña Las Lilas, El Obrero, and La Brigada (where they carve the special cut with a spoon), and now youre ready to take matters into your own hands. Lets even say youve picked up a few new friends along the way, and you want to invite them to dinner.
Then Fierro Hotel Boutique in Palermo Hollywood might just be your answer. Check into the 535-square-foot eighth-floor Terrace Suite (a steal at just $250/night!), where along with all the basics (king-sized bed, rain shower, 32-inch LCD TV, iPod dock, Nespresso coffee maker, complimentary Wi-Fi and iPad to use during your stay), you get a large red eucalyptus deck, with its own built-in outdoor brick barbecue pit, better known as a parilla in this part of the world. It even has a spit, so you can decide at the last minute to cook an entire Patagonian lamb instead. If you dont slip into a meat coma, you and your newfound friends can also take advantage of the terraces outdoor Jacuzzi, where theres a view of the leafy skyline if it occurs to you to look that way.
For general trip-planning information, see our Buenos Aires Travel Guide.