SANTIAGO - Hotel Plaza San Francisco

The Plaza San Francisco offers the best value for money among Santiago's 5-star hotels. The location of this historic and elegant house next to the San Francisco monastery, in the heart of the city, is ideal: near governmental buildings and the financial district, it is also close to museums and city squares, offering visitors to Santiago a convenient base for exploring the capital. The hotel interior is classically elegant and comfortable. The in-house Bristol Restaurant treats its customers to an award-winning cuisine.

www.plazasanfrancisco.cl

SANTIAGO - Boutique Hotel, The Aubrey

The boutique-hotel The Aubrey was opened in February 2010 in the attractive quarter Bellavista. The tasteful designed hotel with personal service and great atmosphere is located next to the most important sights in Santiago. Just a few steps away are cosy cafés, stylish bars and the recently opened, colourful cultural centre Patio Bellavista. Four different room categories: standard-double room, double room with terrace, comfortable lofts and spacious suites make your stay a great experience. The hotel restaurant «Pasta e Vino» is one of the best in Chile.

www.theaubrey.com

TORRES DEL PAINE - Hotel Las Torres Patagonia

The Las Torres Patagonia Hotel is a comfortable lodge set right at the base of the Torres peaks, where several beautiful hiking routes begin and end. The buildings are part of what was once a sheep station and the rooms have comfortable interiors. The living room with open fire is perfect for relaxing evenings after hiking in the national park. The spa, with its various massage treatments, is another great place to relax. A good restaurant treats the travellers to Patagonian and international cuisine; the fruit and vegetables served are from the farm's own organic garden, and the meat is from animals that were bred close by.

www.lastorres.com

TORRES DEL PAINE - Hotel Rio Serrano

The comfortable Hotel Rio Serrano is set on the banks of the Serrano River that winds its way idyllically through green meadows. The superior rooms, the communal areas and the restaurant have panoramic windows and offer spectacular views towards the Torres del Paine massif opposite the hotel. The communal areas of the hotel are comfortable, and an open fire encourages sociable evenings in a living room atmosphere.

www.hotelrioserrano.cl

ATACAMA - Altiplanico San Pedro

A 20-minute walk from San Pedro's lively centre, the attractive Altiplanico Hotel is located in a quiet area. Hotel rooms, arranged around a large square with swimming pool set in extensive grounds, are designed to recall a tranquil small village plaza. A camp fire burns on the square at night and invites guests to linger and relax. The spacious rooms are all individually furnished.

www.altiplanico.cl/En/Sanpedro/sanpedro.html

ATACAMA - Awasi

On the edge of San Pedro, and yet just two streets away from the central square and the oasis church, the Awasi Hotel offers a rustic, but nevertheless elegant atmosphere that eradiates understated luxury. There are eight spacious yet cosy and comfortable guest houses. Social life at the Awasi Hotel takes place outside: comfortable seating areas and a camp fire invite for relaxation. The hotel restaurant has an open fire where guests can make themselves comfortable, and they can also watch as the exquisite dishes are prepared. Each room is entitled to its own jeep and driver, as well as a private tour guide.

www.awasi.com

EASTER ISLAND - Hotel O'tai

The traditional 3-star O'tai offers a friendly service and is centrally located in Hanga Roa, yet is also just a few steps away from the sea. The rooms are equipped in a simple but welcoming style. A large and attractive garden with pool provides for relaxation and refreshment.

www.hotelotai.com

EASTER ISLAND - Hotel Explora Rapa Nui

The exclusive Hotel Explora Rapa Nui incorporates its stunning architecture into the natural shape of its hillside location. Making use of Pine wood and volcanic rock as building material, the design was intended to have a minimal impact on its surroundings. With a huge glass front, the lodge provides a spectacular view over the Pacific. The guest rooms are equipped in a sophisticated style designed to maximize silence and privacy, and all rooms enjoy an ocean view. The restaurant pampers guests with local food – in particular, fresh seafood from local waters.

www.explora.com/explora-rapa-nui/posada-de-mike-rapu

PUERTO NATALES - Hotel CostAustralis

The elegant CostAustralis Hotel lies right by the sea on the Last Hope Fjord ("Seno Última Esperanza"). The whole hotel has been renovated and newly equipped during the first six months of 2009. The rooms have stylish comfortable interiors, with either sea or town views. The hotel's restaurant is one of Patagonia's best, and offers wonderful panoramic views, as does the bar. Highlight of the restaurant is an indoor-quincho, which allows to prepare the typical Patagonian "asado al palo" in front of the guests.

www.hoteles-australis.com

PUERTO VARAS - Cabaña del Lago Hotel

Located in a very quiet spot, slightly outside Puerto Varas, the attractive Cabaña del Lago Hotel is right on the shores of Llanquihue Lake. The rooms in the categories of superior and suite are spacious and comfortable; the standard rooms are somewhat plainer. All rooms offer wonderful views of the lake and the Osorno volcano. Despite its exclusive location, it takes just five minutes to walk to the centre of Puerto Varas.

www.cabanasdellago.cl
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