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Zen Boutique Apart Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Calle Botavara | Playa Anaconda, La Paloma, Uruguay
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Ranked #1 of 15 La Paloma B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013
Juan57 Montevideo
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Montevideo
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is brand new. I believe recently changed ownership. Need a phone charger they will get it. Plenty of DVD to choose for in room films.Cable TV and free wifi in all rooms.Across from the beach,kayaks and bicycles are free. Also an open pool soon to be heated.Breakfast is brought to your room where you have a balcony to... More

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Lake Placid, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This was the find of our lovely vacation in Uruguay. We stumbled upon it on trip advisor and we were so thankful one of the 16 rooms were available. The owners and staff are exceptional- always there to help two travelers who never make a reservation ahead of time and don't speak Spanish. The rooms are well thought out with... More

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ZenLaPaloma, Propietario at Zen Boutique Apart Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying! For Andres and I personally, it was a pleasure to have met you both. Happy travels and we hope that Uruguay is a country that you may return to in the near future. PS, I love your website! I've saved it to favourites so I can refer back to it when I have more time. Tamara,... More

Houston, Texas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Staying at Zen was the highlight of our trip. The rooms are modern, clean and comfortable, with a gorgeous ocean view. But the people make the difference at this hotel. The staff went out of their way to meet our every need. Tamara was quick to respond to our numerous email inquiries before we arrived. Once we arrived, we learned... More

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ZenLaPaloma, Propietario at Zen Boutique Apart Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. The staff all told us how lovely you were, and it was a pleasure to have had you stay with us. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and I hope that you had a lovely time whilst in Uruguay. All the... More

Porto Alegre, RS
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

We´ve been visiting La Paloma for years, but the lack of really good accomodation always persisted. Well, not anymore. This place is by far the best in La Paloma. New, clean and with a very helpful staff, Zen makes you feel comfortable at the same time that respects your privacy. Breakfast is served in the rooms, at the time you... More

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ZenLaPaloma, Owner at Zen Boutique Apart Hotel, responded to this review

G'day mate! Thanks for your kind words, it was a pleasure meeting you both and exchanging stories about Australia. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Andres, Tamara & the Team at Zen More

Falmouth, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Look no futher, Zen is simply outstanding in every aspect. Suggesting it to other travelers whom we've met on this trip, I referred to Zen as the lap of luxury. This is our 2nd trip to Uruguay, but the first visting this area of beautiful coastline. Reservation was painless, Tamara speaks flawless English (pro active owners!) and responded to our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

After a long drive up the cost from Montevideo in a rubbish little hire car we arrive at Zen not really knowing what to expect having booked the night before online in a hurry. To say we were thrilled is an understatement. We were only due to stay for one night, but ended up staying for three and then begrudgingly... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

We came here in the off season and it was a fine place to stay, but nothing that amazed us. The owner was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were basic and comfortable, with an efficiency kitchen and balcony with grill. The shower was a little space-ship like. It was cool in concept, but the water temperature was finicky. The... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

The reason my overall rating is not a 4 or 5 is because of the quality of the hotel and the price was too high. I'm hesitant to say anything negative about the place, because I like the owner so much. However, I will be honest and pass along my review. I stayed at this place recently (Nov, 2011) with... More

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
25 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

Owned and operated by an Australian couple this small hotel is on a small road across from a very long sandy beach. The rooms are large, have nice kitchen and large picture windows facing the street, a couple of houses, the dunes and the ocean. There is a parilla on each balcony and the hotel offers wood and kindling at... More

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Corrales, New Mexico
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

Tamara and Andres have made a nice modern style accommodation here on the west side just outside of La Paloma. Across the street from the beach (not directly on the beach, so if you must have a direct view of the ocean do the upper units – for us it didn’t matter) they have parking, great parillas (bbqs) with wood... More

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ZenLaPaloma, Owner at Zen Boutique Apart Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Normatea Thanks for the lovely comments! Glad you enjoyed your stay. It was great fun having you both here, we were both very proud to see you using the BBQ - well done! Thanks for the photos too - I love the way the breakfast photo came up, I´ll have to try and do something like that for our... More

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Additional Information about Zen Boutique Apart Hotel

Address: Calle Botavara | Playa Anaconda, La Paloma, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Rocha Department > La Paloma
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in La Paloma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Zen Boutique Apart Hotel 3*
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