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Palafito 1326

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Gamboa de Castro,, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed here two nights with another couple and loved this B & B! It is modern, clean, warm, friendly and within walking or driving distance to many lovely sights in and around Castro. The breakfast was delicious and served in the dining room that overlooks the inlet on which the hotel sits. Our rooms were comfortable and the service... More 

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miami
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

To say that this hotel is beautiful is an understatement. My husband and I stayed here last August and it was truly one of my favorite hotels to stay in during our stay in the south of Chile. Check-in was hassle free (as it was in most of the hotels we stayed in), and our room was large and clean.... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
45 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a traditional Palafito, a wooden house built on stilts over the water although much modernised on the inside. Our room looked straight out over the estuary and provided my husband with loads of bird watching opportunities. It is very comfortable, breakfast is good. The hotel has a small cafe on the terrace which serves drinks (including some unusual... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
37 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It was interesting to stay in a palafito, a house on stilts over the water, or mud at low tide, which was less picturesque. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The staff is helpful and friendly, especially Rosario. We had no trouble parking on the street. Good in room wi-fi. The breakfast was fine. It is about a 15 minute... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This hotel in quietly positioned across the water from the main town of Castro but within 15 mins walking. And we were very pleased to be out of the centre in something a bit quieter. The wood construction sitting on on stilts above the water is very picturesque. We had a double room at the rear looking out across the... More 

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Aalst, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very nice hotel, nicely decorated rooms with enough space. The view of the room, overlooking the bay was superb! There is also a bar with very good sandwiches (bar has limited opening hours though) and at breakfast there is a lot of choice, and the breakfast is prepared for you on the spot. We had a terrible problem with Alamo... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It is a bit difficult to rate this hostel. First for the positive: The interior is beautiful, tastefully decorated, subdued natural tones, great bed and a good shower. It really is a nice building. We spent the first night in one of their rooms facing the water and it was very nice. You actually have a very nice view over... More 

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We like finding out of the way locations and this palafito overlooking the bay, away from the center of town, was perfect. The all natural wood decor throughout the hotel is beautiful, and is complemented by the art and tapestries. There are three spacious floors with lots of common areas and the interior windows provide unexpectedly pleasant views. The efficient... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
72 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

What a charming and friendly little hotel. Light, airy and inviting. Great views. Great local art. Comfy bed. Yummy breakfast. Offering to light the fireplace to get rid of the chill of a damp day would have made everything perfect.

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

As budget travelers, this hotel is a little out of our budget, but we decided to book it anyway. I am really glad that we did. This place is awesome. The decoration and design is comparable to some of the hotels in Castro that is going for USD 200-300 a night, however, we are only paying a fraction of that... More 

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