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Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

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Camino Pukara | Sector Suchor, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my wife had a wonderful experience at this place. The Staff is very friendly and make you feel like home. I felt a bit spoiled to be honest as there were no NOs on our requests. We also liked the design which goes very well along with the characteristics of the desert. Another strong point is the tours.... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from our greeting at Calama to being left there 4 days later this was an incredible experiance.The hotel is in a deserted high sided valley remote from the dust of San Pedro and very comfortable.Roberto is very eager to ensure that your trips are right for you taking into account altitude.The guides,especially Arturo were very attentive knowlegable and eager to... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 days in Alto Atacama Desert Lodge. It was an amazing experience! The staff was very professional and friendly. All tours were very well organised and the guides superb! Knowledgable and very pleasant. The food...also 5*! Not the cheapest place on earth but considering the service, the food and the quality of the premises... Worth every penny! If... More 

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Manhattan
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115 reviews 115 reviews
53 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The physical location of this lodge is very spectacular. It sits in the center of a large, red canyon. This is also a bit of a problem since the lodge is located some distance from San Pedro. In several instances my wife and I were left waiting for the shuttle to arrive. One time for 40 minutes. Another time we... More 

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very confortable hotel in San Pedro. Great location but be careful as it is at a significant distance from the village (you need transport to go there from the hotel) Very pleasant bedroom and Bathroom. Nice property. Food is ok. Two regrets: - wi-fi coverage is very poor and should be improved - service is nice but not enough... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just returned to New Zealand from the most amazing experience at the Alto Atacama Lodge. All the recent reviews have said exactly my thoughts. Don't miss the opportunity to spend a few days at this amazing place. Everything about the setting, the buildings, the food and the staff was perfect and friendly . Being totally looked after including... More 

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Makarska, Croatia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent three days at this very friendly hotell with fantastic rooms and high quality of food and wine. The persons working here are outstanding with high professionalism and very service minded. They all speak good english and do the outmost to make you feel welcome. Smiling faces at all times, also at 5 in the morning when you make... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a high end luxury resort plunked down in the middle of nowhere in the high Chilean desert. Beautiful designed and appointed, with luxurious rooms and common areas, stunning gardens and xeriscaped grounds, penned llamas, excellent food, and of course, a choice of 30 or more expeditions and adventures each day that are included in the rates. Very good... More 

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Bucks
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 4 nights at the Alto Atacama flew by in flash. A peaceful oasis but with plenty of excursions to keep you busy. Guides are very knowledgeable and fun to be with. The food was excellent along with the Chilean wine. All the staff were helpful and gave professional service.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

We had three wonderful days at this hotel in the desert. The scenery was incredible, the hotel blended in amazingly to the dramatic rock structures. We were very comfortable - bedroom was well equipped and outside shower!! food was delicious - well prepared and thought out. on the Saturday a superb barbecue. The excursions very interesting and the guides were... More 

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