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Costa Real

Avda. Franciso de Aguirre 170, La Serena, Chile
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The facilities in this hotel were great and it was well located but I didn't find it particularly friendly. It seemed to me that the staff were more interested in their business customers although some of the restaurant staff were ok. The breakfast was great with plenty of variety - even including lots of cakes - the Chileans have a... More 

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Midlands, UK
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132 reviews 132 reviews
117 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Most of the reviews seem to be critical of its location, for me it was the perfect location because it is close to the centre of town and NOT on the beach. The walk to the beach took around 30 minutes along the central reservation of a road but a very pleasant one. The staff struggled at times to speak... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This hotel is one of the best in La Serena... but since it's opening in the early 90's, I do not think it has been remodeled and it is starting to show. Now with that said, my room was very specious and the bed was very comfortable. I was disappointed that the room's radiators did not work and it was... More 

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Sao Paulo
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

La Serena is a beach city, but if you are brazilian certainly it won't be a beach you would you like to spend your vacations. But is a good city to stay one night if you are going to Atacama's desert comming from Santiago. You should consider make your pit stop here at Hotel Costa Real, because most part of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

I come to La Serena about 2 or 3 times per year. This is my first time at Costa Real, I was pleasantly surprised. Nice pool area outside, secure underground parking, 10 minute walk to both malls and many restaurants. Rooms are spaceous and clean. The WiFi worked great 2 of 3 days but always worked from the lobby. Good... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
89 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We stayed here in November 2011. It took the staff a while to get us into our room, which was average by all acounts - medium-sized, not particularly enticing as far as furniture etc. go, but clean and decently comfortable still. The hotel is well located to explore La Serena - the city's central square is within walking distance, as... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

We really enjoyed staying at the Costa Real. The staff were very helpful in all areas. Our room was facing the street but we didn't find this a problem - mainly because we are accustom to traffic noise!! The restaurant was lovely and breakfast was ok. For us Aussies we do like better cereals than are on offer in Chilean... More 

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Simi Valley
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

The hotel was immaculate. Rooms may be a little tired by US standards but still acceptable. We had a king bed, and all rooms have a modern flat-panel TV. No in-room coffee, no clock radio. They did have a mini fridge (mini bar). I needed to have a shirt ironed. Although they do not have irons/ironing boards, I was able... More 

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Brighton, Engand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2011

I was not impressed by my latest stay at the Costa Real (last time was 6 years ago). Despite asking for a quiet room I was put in a very noisy one overlooking the main road junction at the front of the hotel. Closing the window reduced the noise slightly but makes for a very stuffy atmosphere in the height... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2010

We decided to travel to La Serena, and booked this hotel, after the earthquake in the central regions of the country. We could not go south to Pucon and Puerto Varas as we had planned. Once we arrived in LS, and saw the Costa Real, we knew that we would have a pleasant stay. This is smaller, upscale, modern facility,... More 

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