Our association began to take part in November 2003, obtaining its legal status on December 26, 2005.


Prior to this great step, we were under the wing of Mexico and its president Sergio Rodriguez, a section that was in charge of the process of our memberships.


The spirit in which the first concierges met was to combine criteria and achieve mutual support, exchanging information and knowledge, for the best service to our hotel clientele.


The Concierge who were in this first stage were:


Noya Alejandro – Alvear Palace

Ferrarese Sandra – Four Seasons

Iturralde María Jose – Four Seasons

Castro Pablo – Sofitel Recoleta

Iriarte Juan – Park Tower

Morelli Mario – Sheraton Retiro

Ciccone Victor – Hilton Madero

Alli Georgina – Four Seasons

Valla Julian – Park Tower

Piaggio Eduardo – Sheraton Retiro

Carlos Budden – Hilton Madero

Penachino Fernando – Alvear Palace


Mrs. Yasmin Flores, Membership Director of Clefs d'Or Mexico and after an informative talk about Clefs d'Or Mexico, the Argentina Concierges gave the first oral exams to become a Clefs d'Or member at the Alvear Palace Hotel on May 19th, 2006.


At this meeting were present:


Noya Alejandro – Alvear Palace, Ferrarese Sandra – Four Seasons, Iturralde María Jose – Four Seasons, Castro Pablo – Sofitel Recoleta

Iriarte Juan – Park Tower, Morelli Mario – Sheraton Retiro, Ciccone Victor – Hilton Madero, Alli Georgina – Four Seasons, 

Valla Julian – Park Tower, Piaggio Eduardo – Sheraton Retiro, Carlos Budden – Hilton Madero, Penachino Fernando – Alvear Palace

Bertola Julian – Alvear Palace, Guerra Gaston – Sheraton Retiro, Sanguineti Tristan – Sofitel Recoleta


The next day the written exams continued in the same location and all of them were approved to be able to obtain their Golden Keys

On July 17, 2007, an important meeting was held at Sheraton Retiro in the Martín Fierro room, with the special presence of Robert Watson, President of Les Clefs d'Or International, and the following attendees:

Noya Alejandro – Presidente, Alvear Palace

Pening Anabella – Four Seasons

Iturralde María Jose – Directora de Membresias, Four Seasons

Castro Pablo – Sofitel Recoleta

Morelli Mario – Vicepresidente, Sheraton Retiro

Piaggio Eduardo – Secretario, Sheraton Retiro

Carlos Budden – Hilton Madero

Pochulu Fernando – Four Seasons

Bergutz Brenda – Alvear Palace

Bertola Juloan – Alvear Palace

Patriarca Francisco – Los Cauquenes Ushuaia

Martin Fleury – Park Hyatt Mendoza

Por Chile:

Bravo Alejandro – Presidente, Intercontinental Santiago

Uehara Naomi– Directora de Membresías, Sheraton Santiago

Tapia Ivan – Intercontinental Santiago

Vergara Andres, W Santiago

Meléndez Jensen Andrea – Secretaria, Hotel San Martín, Viña del Mar

Por Perú:

Dosner Vilko – Presidente, Double Tree El Pardo by Hilton Lima

Nué Aladzeme Boris – Vicepresidente, Swissotel Lima

Rivas Juan Rolando – Tesorero, Swissotel Lima

Arias Manual – Melia Lima

Arteaga José Eduardo – Hotel Paracas Luxury Collection Cusco

Pinillos Patricia – Miraflores Park by Oriente Express Lima

Luna Maria Ximena – Tambo del Inca Luxury Collection Cusco

Silva Jaime – Monasterio Hotel by Oriente Express Cusco

Paredes Telesforo – Country Hotel Lima

Por Uruguay:

Gasco Claudia – Conrad Punta del Este

Barbagelata Mauricio – Mantra Punta del Este

De Leon Nicolas – Mantra Punta del Este

Currently the Argentinian Association has 40 members which 30 have Golden Keys.


Below, a detail of the Hotels by country who have Les Clefs D'Or Members.


Argentina: Alvear Art, Alvear Palace, Diplomatic Hotel – Mendoza, Four Seasons Hotel, Intercontinental Mendoza, Las Balsas Relais & Chateaux – Villa La Angostura, Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Golf-Spa – San Carlos de Bariloche, Madero Hotel, Buenos Aires, Palacio Duhau - Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt Mendoza, Park Tower Buenos Aires, Sheraton Buenos Aires, Sofitel Recoleta Buenos Aires


Perú: Belmond Monasterio – Cusco, Casa Andina Private Collection – Cusco, Country Club Lima, Hilton Lima Miraflores, Paracas Luxury Collection, Paracas, Swissotel - Lima


Ecuador: Oro Verde – Guayaquil


Uruguay: Conrad - Punta del Este


Chile: Mandarin Hotel, Sheraton, Hotel San Cristobal Tower, Noi