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La Capilla

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Vina del Mar y Valparaiso | Bus Stop 12, Brava Beach, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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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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West Palm Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I liked this hotel more than I would've thought. The rooms are kind of run down, but they are quite spacious and clean. The breakfast bar was quite good and the coffee was about the only drinkable cups I've had in the whole country. The staff is just great and the guy who takes care of the breakfast bar is... More 

Thank pitchblackpolo
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a great hotel if you're looking to relax, it's very quiet and peaceful. The service is great as well; very friendly staff. The location is perfect, but you must have a vehicle to move around. What I didn't like much was that the rooms are very old fashioned, they don't even have LCD TVs. Also, the parking lot... More 

Thank dnick87
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 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 

Thank Baandhoj
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

5 Thank rubenspf
Paris, France
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122 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 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 

1 Thank JMfromTO
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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75 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 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 

Thank LordBY
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 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 

3 Thank cariocaken
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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!

1 Thank belka58
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 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 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 

1 Thank sherry02
Los Angeles, California
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61 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 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 

2 Thank kguerra
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