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Ultramar Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Perez 173 | Cerro Carcel, Valparaiso 00000, Chile
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Ranked #17 of 34 Hotels in Valparaiso
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

After over 24hours of travelling from Australia - all we wanted was a good bed and some English speaking Chileans! Once we arrived at Ultramar, the hotel staff greeted us with a big smile and with extremely helpful information on how to get around, where to eat and most importantly, what to explore! The room was spacious and bed extremely... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is a small boutique hotel in the Cerro Carcel area high up in the hills.The room 7 that I am in has sweeping views of the harbour below and is an easy walk down to the old centre.Pleasant staff who are extremely helpful. Bus 67 from Salvador Donoso street down town stops at the Plaza Bismarck which is only... More

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Santiago, Chile
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I have stayed in many hotels in Valpo over the last several years (sorry I didn't do reviews for many of them- recommendations below) and this has been my worst experience by far. The positives: 1) It is located half-way between Cerros Concepción and Alegre (shops, restaurants, and art galleries) and Cerros Bellavista and Florida (Pablo Neruda's house and several... More

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Great location with character galore. Exposed beams, soaring ceilings, wooden floors, charming lounge and breakfast room including patio with views over the bay. Simple rooms, comfortable beds, utilitarian bathrooms. Not the quietest night's sleep on the street side of the hotel due to the ubiquitous dogs of Valpo - earplugs helped. Staff were friendly and accommodating. Even though we had... More

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Dallas, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I had a room at the front of the hotel and the cars going up the hill outside reving up their engines to make the hill, kept me awake most of the night. All the floors are wood and when the guest in the room above yours more around, it sounds as if they are wearing wooden shoes. If you... More

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Tiburon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Very nice little hotel up in the hills -- not far from the touristy parts of Valpo but far enough away the be tranquil in the evenings. Great views from the deck and balcony. The "garage" is a sight to behold--a vacant dirt lot with some collapsing buildings--and the properties that adjoin the Ultramar are pretty dilapidated to American eyes.... More

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Huntington Beach
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Driving up the narrow streets I was getting nervous about where I had planned our stay, but once entering the Ultramar, my views began to change. Nice place. Great view. Friendly and helpful staff. Don't let the "looks" of the neighborhood fool you, once you've been there a while you realize that it's an OK place to be. Plus, great... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

I found this hotel to be great value, many have written about the small size of the room but for what you pay I think it's fine especially given the view! Very comfortable and clean, close the main cerros concepción and alegre. The staff could do with a bit more of restaurant knowledge, what's open etc as I went to... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Valparaiso is either cheap and well... basic and rough or expensive and sometimes disappointing. At Ultramar, you get a recetly renovated hotel, gool service great view on the terrace, and the location is between La Sebastiana and the Cerros where you want to go, so you are nearby all you need but not in the crowd :) People are helpful,... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

It's good clean hotel with perfect window view. The view was amazing during sunset. The building is very old and looks very nice as well. But the room was small. If you like big rooms like i'm, it's not way.

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Address: Calle Perez 173 | Cerro Carcel, Valparaiso 00000, Chile
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Location: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Valparaiso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ultramar Hotel 3*
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