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El Portal de las Vinas

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nstra. Sra. del Rosario 165, Cafayate 4427, Argentina
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Ranked #11 of 20 hotels in Cafayate
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013
GrayBeard001 Riverside, California
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Riverside, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

El Portal de las Viñas is more of an "hospedaje" than a hotel. The owners live on site and there are only 7 rooms along a patio area behind their living area, kitchen and the reception area. My room was fairly simple and basic but clean and comfortable. I was there for two nights and noted a sign in the... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

I loved this hotel from the moment I walked in. I arrived Saturday the 16th of June without reservations. The owners and their friends were having an asado and they invited me to join them. I don't speak spanish but everyone was welcoming and included me in everything. To me, it's these kind of moments that I travel for. The... More

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Tampa, FL
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The first night, Natalia was in a hurry to get to her French class. She gave me room #2. It had 3 single beds. All night long I was tormented by mosquitoes buzzing in my ears. I also smelled mildew from the shower, although it must have been in the drain because i did not see it. The next morning... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

We booked a room on their website using the embedded reservation engine provided by hostelsclub.com. As usual our creditcard was charged with 10% of the room price as a non-refundable deposit. We received a booking confirmation from Hostelsclub.com. The next day a lady from the hostel sent us an E-mail saying that there is no room available for us. She... More

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Fort-de-France, Martinique
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Hello, It is a small hotel with confort and a great place in the town. We had a room in the garden, so very quiet place. The breakfast is simple but in relation with the price. The couple is very sympathic. Only desagrement, you have to pass trough the kitchen to go in the garden. When the family eat, it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012 via mobile

Our family of four adults rocked up unannounced after discovering our pre booked accommodation elsewhere was well below par. We were warmly welcomed by Natalia and her partner and their adorable toddler Ali ... we were each presented with a glass of local wine to whet our appetites..The accommodation around the rear grapevine covered courtyard is a beautiful setting that... More

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Cordoba, Argentina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012 via mobile

This old house its just one block away the main city square. This means most important tipical food restaurants, music shows and arts are really close. This hostal is an middle option between an expensive hotel and a hostel. Cafayate is a small town, were most of the activities are outdoor, so in general there are not so many hotel... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
39 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012 via mobile

It is a lovely place with a nice courtyard. Very friendly service and close to the city centre with lots of restaurants and shops Good breakfast, TV in the room, good WiFi, hot water in the morning. I would stay the next time here only.

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Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
55 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

I am sorry to report that the El Portal de las Vinas was a poor choice for us when staying in Cafayate. We left after one night because it just wasn't comfortable. The room was very shabby and felt like it needed alot of work to be satisfactory. The woman who oversaw the place was very nice, respectful, but couldn't... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012 via mobile

Our room was simple but clean, towels smelled good and beds were comfy. AC worked very well. Breakfast is served at the wine bar in front of the hotel which is also a panaderia: it was simple but very good! We recommend this hotel.

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Additional Information about El Portal de las Vinas

Address: Nstra. Sra. del Rosario 165, Cafayate 4427, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Northern Argentina > Province of Salta > Cafayate
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 20 hotels in Cafayate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — El Portal de las Vinas 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
El Portal de las Viñas is a hotel/hostel in Cafayate, Argentina. Located in the locality of Nstra Sra. Rosario 165 , El Portal de las Viñas offers the budget traveler and his/her family a friendly accommodation . The El Portal de las Viñas is known for its affordable accommodation options, well kept rooms and common areas with wonderful view of the wineyard, friendly reservation counter staff, nearby restaurants and bars, and of course, service and staff that try to make your stay at El Portal de las Viñas worthwhile. ... more   less 
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