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Terrace, Hotel Acontraluz, Valparaiso, Chile

Hotel Acontraluz

Accommodation

Below is some of the wonderful accommodation to include on your journey.

Hotel Casa Higueras £££££

  • Chile

Perched on an impressive hillside vantage point that overlooks the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Valparaiso and its bay, Hotel Casa Higueras is a former 1920s mansion house turned charming boutique hotel. Hidden behind a simple façade on an unassuming street, the property houses an elegant lounge and a magnificent roof terrace restaurant that affords diners with panoramic views over Plaza Anibal Pinto. Its 20 spacious rooms are spread throughout the mansion’s five floors and elegantly furnished with a focus on comfort, and many boast private terraces that overlook the bay and the Cordillera and Concepcion hills. Outside, the hillside garden is surrounded by fig trees, elms, palms and an enormous monkey-puzzle tree and boasts a sparkling infinity pool and separate large jacuzzi.

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Zero Hotel £££££

  • Chile

Zero Hotel is a small boutique residence set in the peaceful neighbourhood of Lautaro Rosas in Cerro Alegre, within walking distance of local attractions and some of the finest restaurants in Valparaiso. Accommodation at Zero Hotel comprises just nine comfortable rooms arranged across two floors. Each room is bright and spacious with attractive contemporary furnishings and spectacular views over Valparaiso Bay or of the surrounding hills and colourful architecture.

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Palacio Astoreca £££££

  • Chile

Flanked by hilly streets and inventive graffiti-covered buildings, Palacio Astoreca is a former Victorian palace turned elegant boutique hotel that is nestled within the historic quarter of Valparaiso. A bright and contemporary piano bar often hosts live musicians at sunset, while a plush library houses hundreds of books with an emphasis on Chilean authors and travel writing. Its 23 artistic rooms offer views over the bay or the hillside and are decorated with flashes of colour and illustrated wallpapers, while some boast in-room bathtubs and huge panoramic terraces. An in-house dark slate spa features a firewood heated indoor pool, steam bath, hot tub and massage room, and a wine cellar houses some of Chile’s finest varieties.

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I can only say it was the most incredible adventure from beginning to end and every single day offered something totally new , exciting and different. All the accommodation was fabulous and again all very different and unique. Loved loved every moment of every day. You did a fantastic job putting it all together.

Destination: Chile
Travel Expert: Paul

Paul created an itinerary that perfectly suited our interests, and we were particularly impressed with the properties that he selected for us. Thank you for recommending we visit the Atacama Desert, which we hadn’t even thought of visiting, but which turned out to be the highlight.

Destination: Chile
Travel Expert: Paul

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