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Hotel Restaurant Cap Ducal

Avda. La Marina 51, Vina del Mar, Chile
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Hotel Restaurant Cap Ducal
Ranked #11 of 43 hotels in Vina del Mar
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Hampshire
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152 reviews 152 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will say right away that this hotel is not going to be for everyone, but we loved it. You are out over the water, so when we would walk out to our balcony, the birds/seagulls are flying all around and landing on our railing. Our room was perfect in that you could lay on the bed and look out... More

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Washington DC
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

I am a world traveler, married to a Chilean, so am surprised by the reviews claiming the wonders of this hotel. The view is fantastic and the view wonderful from room 6. The puzzlement comes from the following. Grotty big room key-no one told us to turn it in at the front desk so at 3:30 in the afternoon room... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This hotel was built in 1936. I love everything vintage, but this hotel shows some important run-down. It is painful to see and experience, because the place is a gem and could even have historical value for visitors of Viña if correctly refurbished. If you pay attention to old photos of the hotel (displayed by the hotel reception), you will... More

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Edmonton
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel eight or nine times since 2005. It is always my only choice when I come to Vina (I have also stayed at the location in Santiago). This is definitely not your standard hotel. If you are from North America and want a standard business hotel, try the Sheraton up the road at over twice... More

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florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We didn't stay overnight here but you can't walk by this ocean liner designed hotel/restaurant without being intrigued. We lingered over lunch, the view, watching the diving pelicans, enjoying the atmosphere. The food was okay - nothing special but after some really awful over salted, overcooked meals in Chile and Argentina 'average' worked for us. But the Chilean wines recommended... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We passed by this restaurant during the day while walking around Vina del Mar. Immediately we were intrigued by its unique location and structure however it seemed slightly run-down during the day. There were tons of pelicans sitting atop the building leaving droppings everywhere. Needless to say, we skipped the restaurant for lunch. However for dinner we really wanted to... More

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

We stayed at The Cap Ducal in Vina del Mar while visiting our daughter who did a study abroad in Valparaiso Jan.-Aug. 2011. The place is amazing!!! We had one of the suites on the top floor-- windows for 180 degrees. A view of a German Castle, the sea and the city of Vina del Mar.A huge bedroom, nothing but... More

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BC CANADA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

We really enjoy the food but the the real draw for me is sitting at a table by the window looking down at the ocean crashing against the rocks below. One previous review complained about the place being shabby. I suppose it is a little tired but I tend to over look worn furniture and fittings as long as it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

CAP DUCAL Shabby, rundown and seriously in need of investment! OVERVIEW: Overhanging the Pacific Ocean, the ocean liner like Cap Ducal was once one of Viña del Mar’s finest and most romantic hotels. Sadly that time has long passed. After a very pleasant lunch at Casas de Bosque in the Casablanca Valley, we decided to spend the evening at the... More

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Vernon, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

A unique,old world feeling. Looks like an ocean liner from long ago inside. Old wood interior,with spiral staircases up to rooms and in the dining room. Also has an old world elevator if you wish. Rooms for most part are huge. 2 bathrooms in some. Jacuzzi in some . Almost all are over the ocean with fabulous views. Costs average... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Restaurant Cap Ducal

Also Known As:
Cap Ducal Vina Del Mar
Address: Avda. La Marina 51, Vina del Mar, Chile
Location: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Vina del Mar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Vina del Mar
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Vina del Mar
#4 Best Value Hotel in Vina del Mar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It is, since 1936, a unique and distinguished in Vina del Mar: its incredible architecture similar to that of a boat perched on the rocks makes this hotel a true visual spectacle.With its long tradition characterized by personal attention, warmth, luxury and good taste, Cap Ducal Hotel is a treat for the senses: not only for the detailed interior and the view from there is derived from the Pacific Ocean, but also for its elaborate and refined gastronomic menu.Its 25 rooms have all the benefits that can lead to need during his stay in Vina del Mar: telephone, private bathroom, cable TV, minibar, wireless internet, 24 hour room service, breakfast buffet, safe, change foreign exchange, laundry, parking and more caregiver.Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy unforgettable moments at the Hotel Cap Ducal, where in addition to finding a place designed for your comfort will be able to enjoy the most varied seafood specialties. ... more   less 

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