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Hotel Kimal

Domingo Atienza 452 | Centro Histórico, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was our second time around but it did not live up to our great memories. The rooms are still nice and spacious and very clean but they feel now a bit dated. One of the receptionist was quite rude and did not wish to speak a word of English and let us struggle in Spanish when we had heard... More 

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pobkim, Director Comercial at Hotel Kimal, responded to this review

First to say thanks for having the impulse to return and I would have been interested to know when you were here before. So sorry you had a bad experience with the receptionist. As concerns the jacuzzi, for ecological reasons, it is only heated when you ask at reception ahead of time because there isn´t a constant demand for it... More 

Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
28 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The hotel is split in two sections: we were in “Poblado” which consists of individual units comprising bedroom, bathroom and veranda. Good points: Very close to the main street (Caracoles) with its restaurants, souvenir shops and tour companies. Free internet works well. Fridge in room for cold drinks. Two plunge pools – very welcome as the roads are very dusty.... More 

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I just popped into hotel Kimal for a smoothie (which was delicious) and then I didn't want to leave. It's a relaxing and welcoming oasis in the desert and the perfect way to reals whilst travelling. My treatment was excellent and I left feeling revitalised.

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Brisbane, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Built in the traditional adobe, with cabin-like rooms this place has it’s eco credentials blatantly displayed. The rooms are beautifully presented, although lighting can be an issue sometimes. The in-house restaurant is lovely and food is good quality and well presented, with reasonable prices although not the cheapest you can get in San Pedro, but then it is one of... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stayed here with my wife and 2 kids and it was the perfect hotel for us. The location is fantastic - in town but very quiet. We arranged for a shuttle from the Calama airport (Sky Airlines is cheapest and very good) and did not need a car. We really like how shaded and wind protected the hotel and rooms... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

This hotel keeps it super clean and the staff comes by twice a day. The concierge is a little overwhelmed. It wasn't till the third day that we were told we should leave our key with the front every time we leave. The excursion we took was a tad overpriced but they did have a lovely snack for us at... More 

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We, two adults, stayed 4 nights and were very happy with the accommodations, good taste of decor and conditions of facilities. It's location is ideal. The personnel is friendly, helpfully and well trained. Would recommend it to anybody visiting San Pedro de Atacama.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Ok where do i start....not good from the start really.. I arrived really unwell having had a bug previously and needed heating in a room... a gas heater was brought as the heater itself didnt work..no problem...the gas ran out at night and was replaced when I mentioned it to the English speaking manager the next day...ok no problem although... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

For the price we got off the internet, $150/night, it met our expectations, warm heater and shower, turn down service, and packed breakfast if you had to leave early for day trips, Unique adobe room, low lighting, on quiet street yet close to square and Main Street. Receptionist is not fluent in English and we have to accept the no... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This hotel is right in the heart of where the action is in San Pedro de Atacama. Room was fine with gas central heating and shower so easy to adjust to a constant hot which is not the norm. The staff at this hotel are so accomodating and helpful, especially the Receptionists who are willing to help you with phone... More 

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