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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent three nights in November , the hotel staff were all very friendly and welcoming . The facilities were excellent particularly when you consider its location. The owners have put a great emphasis on being able to relax in a number of comfortable outside areas , making the hotel a great place to relax after experiencing both the heat... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went for a trip to San Pedro de Atacama, we rented a car and pick it up at the airport in Calama, the scenery from the beginning was just stunning driving through the driest desert in the world. Our arrival at the hotel was welcomed with a drink and then a little rest in our room... More 

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Maidenhead
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147 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stunning hotel with magnificent views but sadly it lets itself down on service. The pool area is lovely but not given any obvious attention - the pool is quite dirty & there are no staff around so it gets rather rowdy (not the relaxing space I'd hoped for). Room was lively but very dark - the lights... More 

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Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Altiplánico for one night and Hotel Cumbres for 7 nights. When I walked in I was pleasantly surprised to find that this hotel was a miniature version of Cumbres, but half the price! When I was at Cumbres, I could see that they had placed a lot of efforts (even to the minor details, e.g. music... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Before I talk about the hotel itself, I should point out that the worst thing about the hotel is the distance from the "main strip". It's at least a 20 minute walk and at night it feels very dangerous. There's hardly any street lights or cars, etc. We were never threaded at all, and the city it apparently very safe;... More 

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is reasonably far away from the centre of town, reached by a dusty track which is a 15 minute walk unless you have your luggage with you. Then a taxi is needed. After dark then torches are a good idea. The rooms are OK, rather basic and in need of some repair, but OK despite that. The hotel... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

A quirky hotel down a dusty road delivers an oasis in the arid location . Clean and different first impressions are soon lost by the tranquil and relaxing delivery this hotel offers . Staff are on hand to help and resolve any issues, give advice on trip,eating places etc. The age and style of this hotel adds to the feeling... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

The room that we had certainly needed some upgrades, very tired and not particularly clean. The food was very good and the waitress Deborah was very good and friendly but some of the other staff were unwelcoming especially the reception.There seemed to be a lack of organisation.The location is good and a short walk to the town.Overal it has great... More 

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel, quite spread out. It feels a lot like a resort. The mud huts are great - very traditional. Rooms were extremely clean and tidy. Wifi throughout the hotel was good. Pool area was very clean and relaxing. We were only bed and breakfast, continental breakfast was served each day and it was very enjoyable. Packed breakfasts were given... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel feels more like a resort as it is spread out over a large area and the rooms are more like little villas. Staff are lovely, food is great, Wi-Fi is excellent and it is ideally located to see all of San Pedro de Atacama during the day. There is also a pool and a fire pit!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away on a gentle stretch of land in the outskirts of San Pedro, surrounded by the quiet presence of the Andes, Altiplanico San Pedro faces the impressive Licancabur Volcano, with a unique design inspired in the style of an Altiplano village. Enjoy the famous Atacama sunsets and relax from the smoldering sun in the fresh covers of our private terraces and beautiful swimming pool after a day exploring the driest desert in the world. The hotel was developed following the concept of visual silence, the eye registers the hotel in its totality included in the in the immensity of the Atacama desert. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Altiplanico Atacama

Address: Domingo Atienza 282, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
Region: Chile > Antofagasta Region > San Pedro de Atacama
Price Range: £136 - £213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Altiplanico Atacama 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Altiplanico Hotel
Altiplanico Atacama San Pedro De Atacama, Chile
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
#9 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
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“The rooms at the back of the hotel seems to be the quiet ones.”
  • There is plenty to do and you'll need time to check the whole area, amazing views everywhere.
 of 5 bubbles Ricardovallej, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy the whole experince of what this hotel offers”
 of 5 bubbles andrewsE8895HZ, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the new rooms”
 of 5 bubbles SandieP688, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“no WiFi in room but in middle of desert town we did not expected, reception area WiFi is ok.”
 of 5 bubbles jay865, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Cabanas scattered - if problems walking, request close to reception. Location in very quiet part of town so no noise problems.”
 of 5 bubbles 765AnnM765, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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