We have already reviewed the best luxury hotels in Mendoza, Park Hyatt vs. InterContinental vs. Sheraton. Now we look at the remaining best hotels in and around Mendoza. Of note, there is no Four Seasons hotel in Mendoza and while these hotels are good, they are not the best hotels in Argentina.
Mendoza boasts one of the world’s most charming wine routes, with beautiful landscapes and a variety of high-quality vineyards. While the Park Hyatt is easily the best overall within the city, you may expect the InterContinental to come in position two, as this tends to be the better brand than the mid-range Sheraton, which is also found within Mendoza. But the truth is that the InterContinental is not in a great location for tourists. You have to drive or take a cab to downtown Mendoza. The other two hotels are downtown, so either is a better choice.
The Sheraton is not in a fabulous location either, on a busy road, but it is convenient for the center. The Park Hyatt has both the best location, best rooms, and best lobby, bars, and restaurant. This is our best choice for Mendoza.
Beyond Mendoza, we have picked some wonderful wine resorts to enjoy, so why not combine a stay in the city with a wonderful stay in the wineries beyond?
Wherever you decide to stay, in Argentina or elsewhere, book via our luxury travel concierge. We offer free upgrades, free breakfasts, and free perks at hotels, including the Four Seasons, Hyatt, Ritz-Carlton, InterContinental, and more.
Typically, our free benefits at luxury hotels include:
- Room upgrade to next category
- Complimentary breakfast for two per bedroom
- Complimentary Welcome Gift
- $100 USD equivalent Hotel experiential credit per room per stay
- Early check-in / late check-out (subject to availability)
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
1. Park Hyatt Mendoza
Park Hyatt Mendoza, with its magnificent twentieth-century French academy neoclassical façade, is a prestigious and emblematic five-star hotel. It is located in the city center, opposite the historic Plaza Independencia, 15 minutes from the international airport, 30 minutes from exclusive wineries, and 90 minutes from the main ski resorts. This is your best luxury hotel choice in Mendoza.
Surrounded by imposing vineyard landscapes at the foot of the Andes and situated in one of the Great Wine Capitals, the hotel is an ideal destination for both leisure and business trips. Interiors are contemporary and stylish, with modern bathrooms featuring a mix of glass and mirror and Kaua Club and Spa amenities.
Just off the main entrance, Bistro M serves a tasty breakfast buffet from its open kitchen, while Las Terraza café is popular for alfresco drinks and snacks. This café also has a great bar and live music on weekends.
The reception atrium is impressive and has a two-level glass wall overlooking the courtyard of the hotel’s traditional Argentine grill restaurant, Q. Towards the back, you will find the Regency Casino Mendoza, where you can try your luck at the slots or 22 gaming tables until 6 in the morning.
Mendoza’s sunny, dry weather makes the outdoor pool a wonderful place to head, plus there is a gym, which looks out at the pedestrians strolling Avenue Sarmiento.
2. Sheraton Mendoza
While you might prefer the Park Hyatt, which is an obvious luxury hotel choice in Mendoza and is directly located on the city’s central square, the Sheraton Mendoza is a very popular choice, particularly with members of Marriott Bonvoy who are looking for an executive club lounge. This Sheraton is a category 3 Marriott Bonvoy hotel.
The Sheraton Mendoza is really nicely located around a block from the main pedestrianized Avenida Sarmiento city center with all its shops, cafes, restaurants, and bars.
In terms of dining, the Mirador Lounge and Restaurant is a highlight, and it is found on the 17th floor offering neverending city and mountain views. The hotel also has a fitness center, an indoor pool and a small spa, and a Club Lounge.
The club lounge can be found on the top floor, is open 11:00 am – 11:00 pm and serves breakfast, snacks, and a light meal in the evening. The lounge is big enough, and the breakfast is a buffet is good with a few hot dishes (eggs, bacon, etc.), pastries, fruit, cereals, juices, coffee, and tea. Platinum Marriott Bonvoy members can also choose to have the (better) breakfast at the restaurant on the 17th floor.
In the evening, the club level entitles you to a free glass of wine, with red or white options available, along with complimentary cheese and crackers, free soft drinks, as well as sandwiches, cold cuts, and cakes.
3. InterContinental Mendoza
InterContinental Mendoza is located in a region of the world known for its wine. This hotel is located next to Mendoza Plaza Shopping, the city’s largest shopping mall, but is somewhat removed from the city center. You have to drive or take a cab to downtown Mendoza.
Adventure seekers can easily visit the foothills of the Andes or explore the local wineries. Unique features include a casino, the largest meeting space in west Argentina, an indoor pool, and a luxury spa.
While this InterContinental mentions executive rooms, there is no mention of an executive club lounge on the hotel’s website, suggesting that there is no lounge at this InterContinental.
4. Villaggio Hotel Boutique
Villaggio Hotel Boutique is located in Mendoza, just one block from Mendoza Casino and Plaza Independencia. It features a swimming pool, a hot tub, and a spa center with a gym located on the 5th floor, but this boutique hotel is not awfully luxurious.
Villaggio’s concept, as a boutique hotel, focuses on small but functional spaces designed and decorated with character and comfort, with unique furniture styles, details, decor, and design and lines, complemented by more personalized attention to the guests.
Villaggio Hotel Mendoza has 26 rooms fairly basic, 22 Classic, 4 Superior. All the rooms, decorated with the owner’s paintings and have room service. In addition, they have free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, individual temperature control, a minibar, embroidered sheets, a hairdryer, and a 32inch LCD with cable TV in all rooms. The Superior rooms have mini Cava with wines from boutique wineries. The cleaning service is daily, and smoking is not allowed in the rooms (the hotel has an exclusive floor for smokers). For your security, Villaggio Hotel Mendoza has a safe in each of its rooms.
5. Casa de Uco Vineyards & Wine Resort
Casa de Uco Vineyards & Wine Resort features in our 10 best luxury hotels & remote escapes in Argentina and is just under 2 hours drive from Mendoza airport. The finest Malbec grapes are grown in Uco Valley, home to the 790-acre Casa de Uco Vineyards & Wine Resort. This estate is the perfect balance between adventure and relaxation: Days are filled with biking, trekking, horseback riding through vineyards, and treatments in the Uco Spa. Get there by flying into El Plumerillo Airport (MDZ), 68 miles away.
Casa de Uco Vineyards & Wine Hotel is located in the Uco Valley, a unique place southwest of Mendoza. An oasis where the best Malbec grapes in the world are grown. Amidst stunning mountain landscapes and incredible natural beauty, the valley is home to several of the most distinguished wineries in the world.
The estate, spanning across 320 hectares (790 acres), is bordered by the majestic Andes Mountains, extensive vineyards, and a lake, completing the incomparable scenery of Casa de Uco. Guests are invited to experience Argentina’s Wine culture with sommelier-guided tastings and personal-chef barbecues. Soak up views from any of 16 rooms and suites or the 3 new villas nestled within the vineyards.
For wine enthusiasts in search of the ultimate wine experience, Casa de Uco offers the possibility to partake in a sublime venture: acquiring the vineyard of your dreams and producing exceptional quality wine without being an expert on the subject.
Casa de Uco’s accommodation options maintain the overall ambiance of privacy and comfort. All 7 rooms, 9 suites, and 3 exclusive private villas have exceptional panoramic views either of the vineyards, the lagoon, or the Andes Mountains.
6. Cavas Wine Lodge
Cavas Wine Lodge is made up from private villas scattered among vineyards. Nestled in a 55-acre vineyard, Cavas Wine Lodge is an 18 room boutique property strategically located between the best-known wineries and the magnificent Andes Mountain range. This boutique hotel is only a half-hour drive south of Mendoza city.
On a 22-hectare estate at the foot of the Andes, Cecilia Diaz Chuit and Martín Rigal have created a splendid Spanish colonial-style hotel devoted to the joys of wine, complete with a wellness center and Moorish-inspired patios. In any season, the Mendoza wine country offers myriad activities and attractions that beckon to explore a region famed for sunny skies and nature’s blessings. Visit the local vineyards or stroll through historic Mendoza before enjoying a glass of wine on the terrace and watching the sunset behind the Andes Mountains.
7. The Vines Resort & Spa
This is a wonderful resort in Mendoza if you are serious about wine. Deeply rooted in the joy of making, drinking and sharing wine, The Vines Resort & Spa immerses guests in Argentine culture, rustic natural beauty and warmhearted hospitality.
Feast on inspired regional cuisine created by famed Chef Francis Mallmann and his signature open-flame restaurant Siete Fuegos.
Soak up the sweeping views of the Andes Mountains from your well-appointed villa. Relax poolside in your private cabana, or learn the art of harvesting, blending, and bottling alongside expert winemakers.
This is one of the best places in the world to ride horseback in the mountains. Ride across the Andes Mountains and enjoy a breathtaking sunrise.
8. Entre Cielos Mendoza
Entre Cielos Mendoza is tucked among the celebrated Malbec vines that have made Mendoza one of the world’s premier wine capitals. See firsthand why this hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in Mendoza, Argentina. Explore its charms and feel free amongst its natural splendor and its modern mix of solitude and sophistication.
From spontaneous wine tastings to special spa opportunities, every stay in this Mendoza hotel is unique and distinctive.
9. Finca Adalgisa
Finca Adalgisa is a small paradise situated amongst an old Malbec vineyard, at the heart of Mendoza’s Wine Route. Located in a small village just 20 minutes from the center of the City of Mendoza, this Finca offers the perfect combination of rural life and the charms of a small but lively village.
Finca Adalgisa dates from the 20th Century. They have 4 Standard Rooms, 2 are located in the Old House, and 3 the Stone house close to the vineyards. They only have 1 Junior Suite, and this is located in the Old House, just renovated with a bathtub, a relaxing area, and a separate bathroom with a shower. 5 Suites Rooms are all located close by the vineyard and outdoor pool and are recently renovated, providing lots of light and comfortable rooms.
10. Llao Llao Resort, Golf & Spa
A little further from Mendoza but ideal if you don’t mind a 10-hour drive, Llao Llao Resort, Golf & Spa is surrounded by the Cerro Lopez and Tronador mountain peaks and the Moreno and Nahuel Huapi lakes. The nearest airport is San Carlos de Bariloche airport just 12 miles away.
The Hotel has a 15-hectare park, including the 18-hole golf course, the marina, beach, solarium, heated indoor and outdoor infinity-edge swimming pools, Spa and Healthclub with sauna, Fitness Center.
Handcrafted boards of solid Cypress and Pine-Hemlock wood were used for the floorings. The Hotel has two wings: Bustillo Wing and Lago Moreno wings. The first wing has 162 rooms, 11 studios, and 12 suites overlooking the Moreno and Nahuel Huapi lakes and the Cerro López mountain peak.
The Lago Moreno wing has 43 deluxe studios and suites: 23 Deluxe Moreno Lake Studios, 17 Deluxe Moreno Lake Suites, 2 Deluxe Master Moreno Lake Suites, and 1 Deluxe Royal Moreno Lake Suite.
Llao Llao also has five restaurants offering International Cuisine to traditional food, such as the popular “Llao Llao Tea” which is served overlooking the spectacular view of the Hotel gardens and the breathtaking Nahuel Huapi Lake.
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