Hotel Sussex Córdoba

Our History

Sussex Hotel is a historic hotel located in the founding town of the city of Cordoba Argentina, unique in its excellent location and pioneer in services and facilities.

A family business founded by Don Tomas Alvarez Saavedra in Buenos Aires in 1945, originating in the traditional Florida and Tucumán building, where the Grand Hotel of the Argentine federation of commerce and service employees (FAECyS) is located today.

With great economic success of the model, in the decade of the 50 development of new hotels in the most important points of the country, creating the first chain of international hotels in the interior of Argentina.

Since 1950, the administration of the historic Hotel Plaza has been assumed and construction of the Sussex Córdoba Hotel, inaugurated in 1963, has begun. The hotel is a reference in services, quality and luxury with exclusive services: solarium with tennis court, pool, bar and sauna in 5th floor.

This hotel complex had at its opening several lounges, bar, pool, private garage, meeting rooms and the famous restaurant Maxim’s supported by a French chef who brought the level of quality to its highest expression.

Subsequently, hotels were set up in the provinces of La Rioja, Catamarca, Mendoza and San Juan. Some with casino and golf course, apart from services such as private garages, large pools, tennis courts, restaurant and bar, raising the level of hotel service in each city where it was installed.

Due to its characteristics, the Sussex Córdoba hotel received outstanding clients among which are international sports figures such as Guillermo Vilas, Edson Nascimento (Pelé) and Franz Beckenbauer, during the 78 World Cup I host international teams. And characters of national fame such as Carlos and Eduardo Menem, Emilio Disi, Jorge Porcel, the Midachi, Palito Ortega, Sandro, Los iracundos, Mirtha Legrand, to name a few and of course most of the characters of Cordoba enjoyed the exclusivity of the Maxim’s restorant.

This hotel shows outwardly the finest and most traditional of French architecture, a facade dating back to 1918, referring to the development of the engineer-architect Carlos Maria Agote, graduated in Paris and a reference of French-style architecture in Argentina.

The economic crises and the development of different hotel concepts, undermined the reputation as a gastronomic reference, until finally the restaurant closed its doors, even when the hotel continued in operation.

Today he develops a much more modest activity, receives visitors and holds events on request. However, strolling through the Maxim’s is equivalent to a walk along the Titanic’s deck: there you can still see a story that breathes on its walls and understand the magnitude of the city seen from its windows.

With the arrival of new technologies, the hotel and the Maxim’s are currently in the process of renovation and continuous improvement to elevate the service and become a benchmark in their market, today bounded to a vintage environment with modernity that requires updated service .