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Hotel Canon de Talampaya

Ruta 76 km 202, La Rioja, Argentina
#2 of 13 Hotels in La Rioja
122 Reviews 4 of 5 stars
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Plantation, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located in a beautiful area. The staff was very friendly. It is just a half an hour drive from the Talampaya canyon and Valle de la Luna, a 3-minute drive to Villa Union's city square, and within walking distance to nice restaurants. The hotel's design is beautiful and it blends itself well with the La Rioja landscape.... More

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

From the outside it looked very nice but in the end it was a little disappointing. Staff spoke barely English (except for one) so information was hard to get, still they helped us very good organizing a trip to Laguna Brava (a must see, perfect trip). In the - small - room: a good bed, a lousy pillow, no refrigerator,... More

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Munich, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights at the hotel in order to make day trips into the nation parks. The location is fine the hotel nice, service staff is friendly. Downsides: breakfast was ok, nothing special. The restaurant food is as expected - not great but eatable. The Miskitos are very irritating and aggressive. Here I would wish the hotel did something... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Unique architecture and design, very well integrated into its surroundings. However, our overall experience has been rather disappointing: all day loud music from the neighbors next to the hotel, we had some doubts on the quality of the food, found a number of cockroaches in the room and swimming pool wasn't clean... A pity for such a beautiful place!

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buenos aires
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We stayed with friends for two nights while visiting Valle de la Luna and Talampaya. Quite a ride, but worth the while, and besides there is nothing closer. There are a couple of other nice hotels in this same town, Villa Union, but Canon seemed best. All the previous reviews are fine, and I agree 100% about the rooms, the... More

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Pilar, Argentina
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

You feel (you are) in the middle of nowhere and suddenly, just a few km away from Villa Unión, and after several hours of car driving, you find this awesome and beautiful hotel. The sightseen is unbeliebable, personnel is kind, and breakfast superb (croissants, cereals, bread, milk, coffee, local delicatessen and juices). You cannot miss the chance to sleep here!!... More

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Paris, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

the hotel is a bit far from the national park and 2 km out of the village but if you have a car, it is defenetly the best choise! beautiful landscape, private terras with vieuw on the hils and extremely friendly and thoughtfull staff and a nice loby where you can sit and have a drink. We stayed an extra... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012 via mobile

Canon de Talampaya We checked for locations to stay in the area of the two national parks, Talampaya and Ischiagulasto and finally picked this little hotel in Villa Union. Their web site looked nice and some comments on Tripadvisor confirmed the impression. It is easy to find, located on the main road of V.U. The whole architecture reminds of pueblos... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

But. Menu was so limited, not one vegtable in sight. Breakfast really basic. Orange Squash for breakfast...The waiter bless him was lovely. Rooms ok, 100USD not sure the pool is ok, but very small.. Found the staff to be generally very helpful. yes its 54 Kms to the Park but thats the closest your going to get and the scenery... More

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Berlin, Germany
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

Small wonderful hotel on the south side of the rather uninteresting town Villa Union - and a good stepping-stone to the wonderful Talampaya National Park (did the bike tour there, faboluos value at 50 pesos with guide for three hours) hotel is traditionally built in adobe style. Rooms are rather simple and small but there are lots of common areas... More

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Address: Ruta 76 km 202, La Rioja, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Cuyo > Province of La Rioja > La Rioja
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