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Hotel Esmeralda

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Coroico, Bolivia
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Hotel Esmeralda
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Coroico
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal,Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We arrived there at night after cycling the road of death.The rooms were very large with duo double beds. The place was clean and there was plenty of hot water for taking a shower. The food was okay but there wasnt much selection. The place is very old but it was neat and clean and had that 1930's style arhcitecture... More

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Cochabamba, Bolivia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I went to the hotell Esmeralda, Coroico, a 3 - star hotell with a stunning view to relax for some days. My room was good, I have been to worse and the food was OK, but one thing that hit me was the staff. The same personal that was working for breakfast, worked for lunch and dinner that same night,... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Not sure the negative reviews. from the most spectacular mountain view of the gigantic valley, to tropical weather, hammocks on each balcony and the best breakfast we found in all of bolivia. justice can be giving to the more than welcoming staff, that deals with an endless stream of passerby's. We spent a month backpacking through south america and this... More

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Ester, Alaska, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I agree with the other reviewers about the attitude of the staff at Esmeralda. The view and pool are really nice (except for the biting insects), the rooms are OK, as is the restaurant. I am very disappointed with our overall experience, however. The owner spent 45 minutes on the phone while I was waiting to check out, then overcharged... More

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Santiago, Chile
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The hotel is beautiful and he view from the rooms is idealic. But this is basically the only positive thing about this place. The room was big but very dirty, it hadnt been hoovered for a while apparently! The owner is REALLY mean and unpolite, the other employees are nice though. It is definitely too expensive for the quality. The... More

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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

This place have great potential, with a fine pool and amazing view of the mountains. Other than that its all bad! The employees have a very negative attitude and are not helpful at all. The owner even tryed to put ekstra cost on the bill, it was very clear that she did it on purpose! The hole place is falling... More

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London UK
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I stayed in room 21 which, with the balcony and hammock is amazing. The view is one of the best views on the planet. After negotiating the road of death in the mist, in the morning when I opened the shutters, the mists had cleared and I was looking out over banana plantations with parrots flying past- utterly out of... More

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La Paz, Bolivia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

checked into this hotel for two nights room was ok and the view great and thats it swiming pool dirty food very basic and none existent. there was only two of us there so they sent the cook home. no service and all the misrable owner did was hen peck the staff. wene we got the bill she over charged... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

If you are looking for a chill-out paradise, this is the place. We stayed here for 5 days after completing the worlds most dangerous road. We stayed in one of the suites with amazing views over the mountains and valley. We spend our days relaxing by the pool, playing at the pool table and drinking lovely drinks prepared by the... More

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Cochabamba, Bolivia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

This has been a great hotel years ago. Fantastic location with amazing view and nice garden and pool. But unfortunately thats all about it...! The hotel should get a complete overhaul. A good maintenance is missing!! The rooms are shabby and humid. A cleaning staff exists but actually I have no idea what they are paid for if spiderwebs and... More

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Address: Coroico, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > La Paz Department > Coroico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Esmeralda Hotel Coroico

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