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explora Rapa Nui

4.5 of 5 Te Miro Oone | s/n, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wainscott, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Explora is adjacent to a cow paddock which has, not surprisingly, cow manure in abundance! It also has an abundance of flies, thanks to the hot days (regularly 30ºC/86ºF). If building a $2,160 per night "luxury" lodge next to cows defecating is ill considered, the lack of fly screens is appalling, especially given that the air conditioning units in all... More 

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Dear Mr. Kinsella, On behalf of explora, I would to thank you for taking the time to write to us regarding your stay at explora Rapa Nui. We aim to always improve our travelers’ experience, which is why this information is of vital importance to us. We completely understand your discomfort and disappointment, and hope the customer care measures discussed... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the others explora in atacama and patagonia and i was very curious to visit this one. The island is truly magical. The hotel arquicture is imoressive. Staff is warm and very friendly. Service is not so efficient but they are so nice to you all the tine that it is not a real problem. Food is... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easter Island is expensive -- hands down. It's expensive to travel to and everything on island is expensive. SO you might ask yourself, why splurge on a luxury property like Explora? The answer -- the service. If you want to be sure to explore Easter Island and take advantage of all that it has to offer, you'll want the expertise... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been lucky n had always had great experiences at almost all my hotel stays. N I had not written a bad review on trip advisor. Explora unfortunately will be the first. The reason for this is the service that's provided for $1200 per night for solo. Granted the hotel is beautiful in a magnificent setting overlooking the ocean. N... More 

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Edmonton Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first a Explora stay which was followed by Atacama and Patagonia. Of the three lodges, this is more relaxed. A little bit of island time. Our rooms were wonderful although the sir conditioning didn't work. However, we could leave our windows open. Food was delicious; serving staff friendly and accommodating. The guides were friendly and knowledgable. In... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Explora lodges in Patagonia and Atacama and are huge fans of the deep, rich travel experience Explora offers. Rapa Nui does not disappoint in carrying on this tradition. First the attention to detail in fitting the lodge into the surrounding environment and honoring the local culture in architecture, cuisine, and excursions is unparalleled. We are hikers,... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at The Explora with 2 full days of excursions. It is an expensive option but we still felt it was good value. The all-inclusive nature of the lodge made our stay relaxing and stress free. From the moment we were greeted at the airport it was nice knowing everything was taken care of (transportation, activities, meals,... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful understated hotel that blends in well with the natural environment. All rooms face undulating grass fields and the sea and are very well appointed. The quality of meals and drinks in this all-inclusive resort is high. The breakfast buffet is acceptable but not exceptional. The guides are very knowledgeable and are from Rapa Nui. They offer the visitor a... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paradise in the middle of nowhere! Mystical island. Very cool, environmental friendly and luxurious property. Friendly staff, good food and beverage program. Amazing explorations with knowledgeable local guides on staff. The sites where incredible!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Clearly Explora takes first prize for IPC lodging (the Hotel Hanga Roa remains closed...). The property is outstanding, well situated, a quick 15 minute ride to town by van. The staff are not nearly as service-oriented as in Patagonia (wait staff seem bored; we saw the guest services manager once, on our arrival) and the trekking staff are not as... More 

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Address: Te Miro Oone | s/n, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
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Location: Chile > Easter Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — explora Rapa Nui 4.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Explora Rapa Nui - Posada De Mike Rapu Hotel Easter Island

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