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Awa Boutique and Design Hotel
Ranked #5 of 63 Hotels in Punta del Este
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New Delhi, India
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“simply wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012

We stayed to Awa boutique hotel for 5 nights! What a beautiful experience....Food personal cleanness, tranquility, and proximity of Punta del Este shopping mall etc..... I have nothing bad to say about this hotel. First it is so beautiful design. The gym a bit small but at least they have one and the machine are great. The Jacuzzi dry & wet sauna Perfect! And clean.....
The restaurant has a wonderful choices of menu....B-Fast is fabulous.....Coffee a bit cooked but you can always get a fresh cappuccino from the bar. Staff young and incredible! They helped us renting a car much cheaper than if we would have taken a private tour....Great advice! We were in one of the 4 suites which is really worth it because I saw the room and yes they are a bit small. But he you don';t come to Punta del Este to stay in your room. The restaurant (terrace) has a wonderful lounging area you feel so relax......And the choice of wines! Wow We were amazingly surprised! I would go back inna heart beat!

Room Tip: suite bigger than the normal room...Free Wi-Fi
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank marie c
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AwaHotel, Gerente at Awa Boutique and Design Hotel, responded to this review, 1 November 2012
Thank you ! for your great evaloution, we will be waiting for you soon
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Sao Joao do Polesine, RS
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226 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012 via mobile

This is our second stay in this wonderful hotel in Punta Del Este. Uruguay.
It's a charming and quiet hotel, where you can spend time with the people that you care and love. The spa have a great massage and the restaurants have a great atmosphere. The service is simple and efficient Uruguaian style.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank evontobel
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AwaHotel, Gerente at Awa Boutique and Design Hotel, responded to this review, 17 September 2012
Dear guest, Thank you for your kind review! We feel happy knowing you had a great stay at AWA.
We hope you will come soon!
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012 via mobile

Awa is a boutique hotel, with very friendly staff and ellegant, but simple decor. Try to get a room on the top floor, it would probably be quieter and you'd have a better view. Have a lazy breakfast in one of the nice sofas outside. The hotel restaurant is good enough, so that you can enjoy a meal here when tired of going around in Punta. Don't miss the spa and massage treatments they offer (non-included).

Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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AwaHotel, Gerente at Awa Boutique and Design Hotel, responded to this review, 11 September 2012
Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice review . We are very happy to know you had a wonderful stay at our Hotel . We hope you can come back soon to enjoy a longer vacation !
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Anna, Texas
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

My husband and I have been staying at Awa several times a year for about three years (since we sold our home there). The staff is excellent. We usually try to stay in the suite (largest room available) just because that extra space is such a treat. I would rate this hotel "excellent" if the bathroom wasn't so difficult to navigate. Not much room on the vanity countertop for his and my stuff and getting into and out of the shower/tub is a challenge. I would not recommend it for anyone of advanced age unless they had assistance! The restaurant is really good. We normally eat at friends' or family's homes but ate in the restaurant this past Saturday night and it was excellent. Wines are very good quality at a very affordable price!

Room Tip: if the rate is not too high, I would always try to get the suite for the extra room. This hotel is...
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Marianne B
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AwaHotel, Gerente at Awa Boutique and Design Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2012
Many thanks ! We apreciate your kind words and your comments.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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160 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

Punta del este in winter is a very quiet city, therefore you have to choose a location close to restaurants etc...tris small hotel is close to punta shopping where you have restaurants and cinemas. The hotel is nice, has a small spa, and the service is ok

Room Tip: If your visit is in winter, rooms facing the street are silent, during season better choose the back...
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank fernando s
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AwaHotel, Gerente at Awa Boutique and Design Hotel, responded to this review, 25 August 2012
Thank you for your nice review.
We are glad that you enjoyed your short stay at our hotel
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Mason, Ohio
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145 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

My recent visit to Punta del Este was during the off season for a conference being held at a nearby hotel. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and helpful. Most spoke enough English to converse, if one didn't, they found one who did. It is a convenient location, near a shopping mall and a few restaurants. I ate dinner in the hotel a few nights and enjoyed what I had, well prepared and nice presentation. If you are coming to Punta del Este for the beach, it is more like a 10-15 minute walk. There are certainly hotels closer to the beach, but don't pass this one up if you can get a good rate.

Room Tip: Get a room on the top 2 floors to avoid any unwanted lobby noise (lobby area on ground floor is open...
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank RobfromWL
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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

I got a fantastic deal at Aja. $100/night including free wifi and buffet. And quite a buffet it was. The staff's english was about as good as my spanish--not very. But they were kind and helpful. The room was clean, quiet and relaxing. Some small shops to walk to, 5 minute walk to the beach. Not a party scene, I'm not a party scene person so it was quite nice.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ekimberle
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AwaHotel, Gerente at Awa Boutique and Design Hotel, responded to this review, 11 April 2012
We appreciate your comments. We are going to considerer what you say. Thank you
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Property: Awa Boutique and Design Hotel
Address: Avenida Pedragosa Sierra y San Ciro, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Punta del Este
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 63 Hotels in Punta del Este
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Awa Boutique and Design Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern boutique and design hotel designed by Vivai Studio in the best location, steps from great restaurants like La Bourgogne and El Palenque and the only Shopping Mall in town. Five blocks from both beaches: Mansa and Brava. Luxury rooms, Llibrary, Hi Tech Microcinema, Spa, Gym, Swiming Pool, Congress Room, and excellent Fusion Cuisine in the Life bistro + bar! Free Wi Fi everywhere ... more   less 
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