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NEW YORK, NY – (January 17, 2013): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Properties, is pleased to announce that TripAdvisor’s 2013 Travelers’ Choice® awards has selected the Buenos Aires luxury boutique hotel, Algodon Mansion, as one of the TOP 25 winners in the following five categories: Luxury Hotels in South America, Luxury Hotels in Argentina, Small Hotels in South America, Small Hotels in Argentina, and Hotels for Service in Argentina.  TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel website, and its annual Travelers' Choice awards are based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers.  Now in its eleventh year, TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards honor the world’s best hotels, earning their distinction from those who know them best – real travelers.  Unlike any other hotel honors, TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

“First and foremost, we would like to thank each of our guests who took the time to recommend us to their fellow travelers,” says Mathis.  “Algodon Mansion recently celebrated only its second anniversary of being open for business, and this is the second consecutive year we have received top honors from TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice awards.  For that, we are very grateful.  I would also like to acknowledge our fine staff, butlers and management who diligently strive to make each guest feel like royalty.”

For the complete 2013 Travelers’ Choice list, go to

About Algodon Mansion:
Algodon Mansion is an all-suite luxury hotel in the heart of Buenos Aires’ most elegant residential neighborhood, Recoleta.  Our hotel’s landmark 1912 building is fashioned in French Classical design and has been impeccably restored, yet re-imagined with inspired contemporary elegance and sophistication. Each luxurious suite is exceptionally spacious and offers superior comforts in amenities, as well as custom designed details and furniture that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Attended by 24-hour butlers, suites overlook a shaded residential street and an exquisite six-story interior lightwell that features a cascading waterfall descending to the lobby. Our restaurant, Chez Nous, is featured on the main floor of our hotel, and has been celebrated for reinterpreting traditional regional dishes that take Argentine gastronomy to a whole new level. Our chic dining rooms exude elegance, intimacy and romance, while our sleek cognac bar offers a cool ambiance appealing to the sophisticate. A luxury spa on the rooftop features steam, sauna, and massage rooms where guests will be pampered with treatment options from an extensive menu, while teak decks and loungers surround a swimmer's pool for summertime tanning with a petite bar for afternoon and evening soirées.

In addition to recently being inducted into the Relais & Châteaux fellowship (Algodon Mansion is the first Relais & Châteaux Hotel in Buenos Aires), Algodon Mansion has received an abundance of positive press and accolades including being ranked by TripAdvisor’s 2012 Travelers’ Choice® awards as the #7 Best Hotel in Argentina, and the #13 Best Hotel in South America, as well as Condé Nast Traveler’s 2011 Hot List (US & UK Editions), Travel+Leisure’s 2011 It List, Travel+Leisure 2011 World’s Greatest Hotels, Resorts & Spas, and Elite Traveler’s Top 101 Hotel Suites 2011, among many others. Algodon Mansion’s restaurant, Chez Nous, has also received recent notable accolades such as induction into the Relais & Châteaux fellowship, a five star review form La Nación, one of Argentina’s most widely read newspapers, and Black Book Magazine, which lists Chez Nous as one of the city’s "Top Picks".

Algodon Mansion’s sister property is Algodon Wine Estates located in San Rafael, Mendoza, whose award-winning wines and fresh farm products are featured prominently on Chez Nous restaurant’s menu and wine list. Live the winemaker's dream and enjoy your own custom designed luxury vineyard estate with breathtaking mountain views. Now wine lovers can buy Argentina vineyard real estate at Algodon Wine Estates nestled in scenic wine country, featuring championship golf, tennis, polo, world-class skiing and much more! Algodon Wine Estates is a 2,050 acre (825 hectare) San Rafael, Mendoza wine hotel, golf resort and real estate development in Argentina.  San Rafael was recently named by CNN / Fortune Magazine one of the world’s 4 best places to retire, and Algodon Wine Estates was named one of the world's top vineyard inns by Frommer's Travel Guide and one of the world's best wine resorts by Departures Magazine. Enjoy luxury vineyard living and world-class wine production, and leave the winemaking to us. Recent wine accolades include 90+ Parker ratings, as well as numerous gold medals from international tasting competitions.  Design your dream home surrounded by acres of vineyards.  Buy vineyards for sale in Mendoza, Argentina at a mere fraction of the cost of comparable properties in Napa, Tuscany or Provence.  Contact us today for more information.

Algodon properties are owned and operated by Algodon Partners, founded by Chairman & CEO Scott Mathis and partners. Based in NYC with offices in Buenos Aires and Mendoza, Algodon provides an unequivocal strategic advantage in Argentine real estate acquisition and development.