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El Castillo de San Lorenzo

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Juan Carlos Davalos 1985 | Villa San Lorenzo, Salta 4401, Argentina
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Ranked #17 of 85 Salta B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

For me this place is one of the secrets of Argentina. Just came back from my 4th stay there and its a 10er for me. Yes, there are a (very) few small things, that could be adjusted and I am sure its been looked into, but the place itself is unique and the hospitality of John & Maria + the... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed just one night at the hotel and love the place as it is very charming and quiet. The location is nice for relaxing and going to walk in the Quebrada. Our room was large and furniture with antique furniture. The breakfast was very good with fresh fruits.

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San Marcos, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We were hiking around and stopped for lunch there (didn't stay at the hotel). The owner and staff were really caring. The food was excellent, we were full at the end of the meal, and the price was average. We were then accompanied on a tour of the beautiful hotel. I definitely recommend this place as a restaurant. Based on... More

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Long Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

The hotel itself has a rich history, is unique, and in a beautiful location. The owners/operators were very gracious and accommodating. Breakfast included freshly squeezed orange juice, fresh fruit, baked goods, and coffee. Our breakfast was served in a private room overlooking the beautiful tropical canyon across the street. It is not a 5 star hotel, but was very comfortable... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

The castle is awesome, it is a great location, quiet, with interesting history and architecture. It is now managed by its owners who are doing a great job at renovating it. It has tremendous potential. Maria Eugenia was a great host to us, really friendly. We'd like to go again some other time.

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Toronto, Ontario
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Warning: as of August 2013, this hotel is under considerable renovations. It is not ready for guests. The hotel kitchen is in complete disrepair, unsanitary and not operational. The rear building structure has a massive hole in the wall so large that the interior of the hotel is visible from the backyard. I have notified Expedia. This hotel has potential.... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

If you look for an experience, rather than for a place to crash, do give it a go. The castle is surrounded by dense forrest on the edge of San Lorenzo. The place is a little bit run down, but they are making it up to you by an extrodinary service. We loved to stroll around the woods and enjoyed... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

What a jaw-dropping experience when first glimpsed! Beautiful! Elegant! Stylish! And upon entering the hotel, what a lovely reception from John, the American owner for 28 years. The few rooms are magnificent, if needing a little up-dating. Very high ceilings, balconies, antique furniture (perhaps not of the highest quality, but who cares), airy, and on a grand scale. A lovely... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

I was there in 2009 and it was fantastic, spotless, great food, great service so I returned just now, 10/11. I still had great service from the owner and a warm reception, but something dreadful happened to this place. I hope John, that you get it back on track and be proud of it again. Good luck and keep your... More

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80 reviews 80 reviews
52 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

We had an enormous room, but the furniture was so dirty, you wouldn't lay your trousers on them, full with fungus and dirt. The furniture in the hall was so dirty you wouldn't dare to sit on it. Don't look in the kitchen please. We had dinner and breakfast and a foodpoisning. The swimming pool was with greenwater.

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Address: Juan Carlos Davalos 1985 | Villa San Lorenzo, Salta 4401, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Northern Argentina > Province of Salta > Salta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Castillo de San Lorenzo 3.5*
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In addition to lodging the Castillo hosts a full-service restaurant and tea house with varied regional and international specialties. Our inn is situated in a completely forested area facing a small river at the edge of the village of San Lorenzo, fifteen minutes by car from the city of Salta. ... more   less 
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