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Burlington, Canada
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even before we arrived in Uruguay the owner of the Estancia was so helpful in responding to all my questions and in a very timely manner. When we finally arrived we were so warmly greeted by the staff. We had a little trouble finding the exact road to get to the Estancia but locals at a restaurant/gas station were familiar... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

El Charabon is an estancia with a small number of very nice rooms rather than a hotel with many rooms. Our hosts, Jorge and Graciela, were gracious, helpful, and friendly. Jorge gave us a personal and extensive tour of their large ranch, and we watched the care of his livestock. We are not "horse people," so we did not go... More 

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Franklin, IN
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

During a recent (terrific) trip to Uruguay we stayed in several places. All of which were nice, but El Charabon was the absolute best. Within minutes of arriving, I felt totally at home. The rooms were luxurious, the bath was totally up to date and slick, and the care provided by the staff was astounding. Flowers in the rooms, turn... More 

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new jersey
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

El Charabon exceeded my expectations in every way! I stayed for 3 nights in May 2014 and was the only guest. I was welcomed so warmly and genuinely by Jorge and Graciela, I could see that this place was not a typical tourist cowboy ranch. The land is gorgeous and the animals are very well cared for. I loved waking... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

Staying at El Carabon was a great treat for us. We hugely appreciated the kindness and consideration extended to us by everyone running the estancia. They have thought of everything. We went there to ride, so were surprised by the luxurious bedrooms and lovely pool. The horses were super and we had great fun cantering through the hills, looking for... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

It's hard to find the words to express how wonderful this place is ! We stayed 3 nights in January 2014 and we have to say it was one of the best travel experiences of our lives !! An authentic "cattle ranch" thats for sure, this is the "real deal" for anyone looking for that full South American "Gaucho experience"... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We stayed here as part of a weeks riding holiday. El Charabon is a working cattle and sheep farm, set in glorious surroundings with big skies and rolling hills. There is a lovely swimming pool, beautiful and gardens to relax in. The horses were in excellent condition with good quality tack and the riding, was great. This estancia was the... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 December 2013 via mobile

Very Nice place Excellent food and wines. The Rooms are Spacious Swimming pool With a Nice view. Nice horses Lots of animals. Nice rides or walks in the country 2 wonderful days. Ideal to come With friends or family. Safe trip from Montevideo.

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Portland, Oregon
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192 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This should be a 5-star property! Beautiful surroundings, wonderful accommodations, great service. All of that is true. And our room was, truly, a 2-room suit. But maintenance issues are starting to crop up. Our shower leaked onto the bathroom floor. The swimming pool was both cold and full of ducks (really!). I like ducks (I live in Oregon), but don't... More 

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silicon valley
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311 reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

My family loved the staff, the horseback riding and comfortable atmosphere at the Estancia. Alejandro took us out across the acreage to herd cattle and sheep, crossing streams and galloping through fields. The horses are beautiful and lively. Daiana prepared beautiful setting to dine on delicious food. The afternoon tea time had the most amazing treats. This was my family's... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The rural setting Charabon agritourism is located 225 km from Montevideo and 80 km from Punta del Este, near the Atlantic coast and surrounded by the Sierras de Rocha. It has an area of 950 hectares with 150 eucalyptus forest and woodland natural.Se working with Hereford and Polled Hereford cattle and Hampshire Down Sheep (cabin). ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Charabon

Address: Paraje el Arbolito, Rocha 11300, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Rocha Department > Rocha
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
El Charabon Uruguay/Rocha
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“All good - only birds and horses making noise and the wind in the trees.”
  • We had two rooms and a bathroom, this was the bedroom with a great view to the rolling hills.
  • Just outside our room looking into the courtyard
 of 5 bubbles 324pamelar, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the "detached rooms", though the "in house rooms" looked good as we could see them. If you like horses, but don't ride, ask for a carriage ride. Even us riders loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles WilliamW140, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
“They all seemed equally good (there aren't that many rooms)”
 of 5 bubbles RNNYNewYork, 6 Dec 2011 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Peaches239, 6 Dec 2011 | Read review
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