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Where to stay

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this 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.

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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.

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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 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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