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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Vina del Mar y Valparaiso | San Rafael, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Ranked #16 of 65 hotels in Punta del Este
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

We really enjoyed our stay at La Capilla. The hotel is in a lovely residential area and not in the mayhem of "downtown" of Punta del Este. It is a few minutes walk away from the beach and the hotel restaurant and swimming pool is across the street. We really enjoyed the hotel gardens. There were several shops and supermarkets... More

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2010

If you come to this hotel make sure you have a car or any mean of transportation. It's a nice and quite area but there are no restaurants, bars or anything at (a reasonable) walking distance. The beach is close, but probably not the one you want to go. Service is inconsistent (some people are great, some you wish not... More

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Paris, France
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112 reviews 112 reviews
57 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2010

Rooms are very dated, I felt like I was walking into 1978 when we opened the door. Our queen bed was two mattresses pushed together which kept slipping apart. There was no heat and during their winter (Northern summer) we needed it! Rooms were relatively clean, with what appeared to be a little mold in the ceiling. No room service... More

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RodolfoGG, Front Office Manager at La Capilla, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review. We wanted to let you know that we have Dual Units in all rooms to cool or heat the room at your choice. Also we have personnel at all times that can help you join your computer to our network to use the free Wi Fi. Regards, Management More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2010

I stayed in La Capilla for a week, during new years' holidays, so the hotel prices were amazingly high! I think the hotel doesn't worth the price, but considering the average hotel prices in Punta at this time of the year, it was a good deal. Our room was at the first floor and it was OK, nothing special at... More

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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2009

La Capilla is a delightful hotel. I just don’t understand some of the reviews on this site. The hotel has nice grounds, a terrific and fashionable swimming pool area, a quiet and restful location in a beautiful residential neighborhood, and is convenient to a nearby beach and to both La Barra and to central Punta. It is near a taxi... More

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2008

What a terrible dump, motel 6 - is a place in comparison with this "4 stars hotel" and the restaurant is a good match to this hotel!

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RodolfoGG, Management at La Capilla, responded to this review

Dear Guest: I'm sorry you had a bad experience in our Hotel. It's a pitty you are not giving any details as what was wrong during your stay so that way we would use your feedback to correct it. Our aim is always to please the guests and accomodate their needs, that is also what we are trained for and... More

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4 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2008

We stayed in this hotel for 1 night and ... it was the worst hotel we ever stayed. We got a room on the first floor and the smell in the room was terrible. I believe it is mildew, or something like it... We asked to for another room and we were offered 2 other rooms, which were not too... More

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Los Angeles, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
45 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2007

La Capilla is a great hotel in the San Rafael area of Punta. The staff is very sweet and helpful and the hotel has a very warm feel to it. It is nicely decorated and very clean. It is a short walk to the beach and a 5 min. cab ride to the center of Punta. Overall, I would definately... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2007

We stayed at La Capilla over New Year's and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location was great - at the end of a lovely palm tree lined street which led directly to a great beach in a beautiful residential area - providing the perfect balance to the hubbub of both Punta downtown and La Barra. Both Punta and La Barra... More

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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2007

The smaller rooms are tiny, with little or no closet space. The bigger rooms ($50 more) are a reasonable size, but wholly lacking in charm. The food at the restaurant is mediocre at best. On the positive side, the staff are very lovely people who genuinely try to please, the rooms are clean, and the neighborhood is lovely. But overall... More

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Address: Vina del Mar y Valparaiso | San Rafael, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Punta del Este
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Capilla 3.5*
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