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Hotel Restaurant Cap Ducal

Avda. La Marina 51, Vina del Mar, Chile
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We stayed at Cap Ducal over New Years 2016 for a total of 4 nights, and it was an absolutely lovely experience. It was our first time in Chile, and the location could not have been better. Right on the water, short walk to beaches on either side and right in the center of town, near tons of restaurants, shops,... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Upfront I would linke to stress the fact, that we habe only enjoyed the Restaurant. Hence I can not judge in the quality of the hotel. Although the building has somewhat come of age, the food is still excellent and the view over the bay oft Viña del Mar is breathtaking. We had Pisco Sour as aperitif and mussels as... More 

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2 Thank Christian K
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Saw the Planet reviews so we booked with #1 rating in town as our guide. Not even close. Not one square meter of wallpaper in our room wasn't gouged, scratched or peeling. Threadbare carpets and tacky furniture. Great view of harbor affected by years of accumulated guano on roof. Still, it was interesting.....like an old photo album that gives a... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We arrived late and our room was large, oddly furnished, with a balcony overlooking the crashing waves below. We had a nice, unmemorable dinner, a good sleep, an OK breakfast. The place seemed to have seen better days. The staff spoke a little English. Would not stay here again.

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New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

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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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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7 Thank Leonore1005
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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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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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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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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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 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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