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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Fabulous location, built over the Pacific with waves crashing on the rocks below the view deck. Spacious, newly renovated rooms with all the bells and whistles and super comfy King bed. One of the best hotel buffet breakfast spreads, fresh fruit and juice, good coffee, bacon, sausages, omeletes to order, and all the other usual breakfast goodies.

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Fanny G, Director Comercial at Gavina Sens, responded to this review
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Muchísimas gracia por sus comentarios, de verdad que nos pone muy felices su opinion. Esperamos tenerlos de vuelta en nuestra... More 

Vincennes, France
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

It's a good and quiet place to make a stop, a break, after Colchane, the park, or San Pedro de l'Atacama, after the high altitude front of the pacifique with a lot of birds. The hotel is front of the beach, and there is a swimming pool front of the Pacifique. Good place

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Iquique, Chile
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Very good hotel, has a lovely view of the sea, the Port n the Cavancha Beach. Locacion superb. Very loving staff. Makes one feel at home. Feel as if in a five star hotel. I have all my parties, birthadays, engements, new years in The Gavina Hotel.

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Thank hareshbellani
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

I gave them a two because of the amazing view and incredible pool. When I came to this place I had checked on the internet to see that the price is only $82 a night. At the desk they quoted me 156 for two nights so I said yes. When it came time to check out the price jumped to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Gavina Sens is a simple, but clean comfortable contemporary property located on a peninsula jutting into the ocean. We had an ocean view room facing South which afforded a panoramic view of the bay, beach, surfers and divers. Falling asleep to the surf crashing on the rocks below is very relaxing. I had requested an iron and board be delivered... More 

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Frankfurt , Germany
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29 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Pro:Ocean view location, very good bed Con:both of us got sick from the food, Toilette not flushable 4 times in 2 days, service ignorant ( 30min for a drink, 35 for a coffee) 1 elevator for 12 floors English very very limited Overpriced in any thing you can buy SUMMARY: not a place you good at

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Hotel Gavina is still under construction (mostly finishing work in the lounge), but it is open for business. The hotel boasts an unexpected modernist architecture that is contrasted with more rustic materials, such as the heavy wood tables in the dining room, and the impressive copper wall in the main lobby. The hotel has the perfect location. It sits the... More 

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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We enjoyed long lazy days, sleeping in, listening to the waves crash onto the foundation of the highrise hotel which feels like it is on an island in the middle of the sea. Unless you have a room on the back where traffic is loud. The food was good in the restaurant and staff were helpful and willing to go... More 

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North Carolina
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Spent two uneventful nights here. The hotel definitely has a "tired" feel to it. The appointments and rooms were nothing to brag about. It has a good location, but I am sure there are more pleasant places to rest your head. The bathroom was decidedly second rate. The food was passable--nothing memorable. There was an exterior light shining in my... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I stayed here on business in July 2012. I am seasoned traveller and this hotel was by far the worst I have stayed in. Refusal to allow us entry to room upon early arrival, dirty bed-linen, unclean bathrooms, poor ventilation. My colleague and I decided to eat in the hotel upon reception's recommendation - big mistake!! Large wine menu but... More 

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Juan Pablo B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gavina Sens, responded to this review

Dear Guest Kelly, Thanks for your feedback, this help us improve more every day. Regarding your complaint we don't have any records or formal complaints on our system for that month of the year 2012, and it's been a long time since you say that you stayed with us, exactly 7 month, also it is strange for us that you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gavina Sens Hotel the best choice of northern Chile. Over 20 years' experience, we are the only 5 star Oceanfront hotel in Iquique, Chile. In 2015 we relaunch our new Gavina Sens Hotel. Gavina Hotel Group made one of the biggest and mayor renovations of northern Chile hotel industry, with a big monetary investment. We are waiting for you, with brand new rooms and suites, bars, restaurant, lobby, and a unique and only one in the city infinity pool, and even brand new elevators. Also we have 7 Meeting Rooms, with a capacity from 10 to over 1000 people. That's why we are more than just a hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gavina Sens

Address: Avenida Arturo Prat Chacon 1497, Iquique 1101354, Chile
Location: Chile > Tarapaca Region > Iquique
Price Range: $91 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gavina Sens 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Gavina Hotel Iquique
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Iquique
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Iquique
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