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Las Dunas Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Ruta 10, Km 163 | Manantiales La Barra, Punta del Este, Uruguay
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Ranked #50 of 65 hotels in Punta del Este
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013
Ricrey1966 Montevideo, Uruguay
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manantiales, Uruguay
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I had to LIVE here for 3 months while working in Punte Del Este and pretty much everything said about it is true. Stuck in time, 1972 or thereabouts, and incredibly OLD to the GILLS. Ancient TV's and air conditioners, Noisy echo-ey halls and sub-par quality through out. Its BASIC - "Leaving Las Vegas" MOTEL on the beach. Yes it... More

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I'm not a very pretentious guy, but when I stay at a 5 star hotel, i expect at least: Modern/updated infrastructure, sound proofed rooms, buffet breakfast, LCD tv, radio/cd player etc. Well, I did not find anything of the above at Las Dunas... The location is unbeatable, the place is on the beach, in a quiet part of "La Barra"... More

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Actually, not sure where the fourth star comes from. I used a 50% discount coupon to stay there the weekend of November 10,2012. I stayed at a junior suite which was ample and with nice view of the sea. However, the elevator was not working properly, the cold water-tap in the bathroom gave no water at all, the faucett at... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This is a very nice but OLD hotel, well located jn La Barra, Punta del Este. Very clean and good service, like everything else in Punta: Expensive for what it is.

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Uruguay
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18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Frontview hotel with a great potential. Only needs investment and to improve its management. Off-peak good prices, specially the junior suite, and which is a very confortable and spacious room. On top of that, rooms have enclosed terraces where you can rest, even if it´s cold, and enjoy the beautiful view of the ocean sea. I use to stay here... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011 via mobile

It is a classic example of poor management or lack of it. It could perfectly be a 5 stars hotel but it hardly arrives to 3. Rusted air conditioners, dirty bed covers, and plenty of unrepaired furniture. Its only advantage is its good location.

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27 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

I visit Punta del Este with my kids at least twice every year, this time we booked Las Dunas as it had good rates, it has a great location and claims to be a 5 star hotel. First of all, everything is old and dirty. Our suite had a disgusting carpet, old furniture, old tv, really old airconditioning, old curtains,... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

PLEASE DO NOT STAY AT "LAS DUNAS". Let me explain further. I am Argentiean/American. I stayed there a week ago, and I can asure you you will be DEFINETELY dissapointed with all aspects of the services, except location. -Breakfast: cheap orange juice, cheap bread, reaaally cheap coffee -Infraestructure: Baby chairs broken/cheap just "one", Staff not happy with their employer and... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2011

Not sure who rates Hotels in Uruguay, thus hotel claims to be 5 star, more like 2 star. Iron burn on the carpet, peeling and stained wallpaper, broken toilet seat - see photo, AC kept tripping electricity. On the beach but you have to walk about 500m across the dunes to get to the water. All in all wouldnt recommend... More

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Doha, Qatar
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2009

Perfect location but the hotel is more an appart-hotel than anything else. It is built with cheap materials, decoration is old-fashionned and already threadbare and it is not recommendable. Very disappointing.

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Address: Ruta 10, Km 163 | Manantiales La Barra, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Punta del Este
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Las Dunas Hotel 3.5*
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