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Calama, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My two daughters (6 yr) and I stayed here for one night only in order to participate in some school field trip activities. The location is perfect - very clos to Caracoles (where most restaurants and shops are located) and an easy walk to the town square. The room was comfortable and the hotel provided bottled drinking water free of... More 

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Annandale, NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Hotel Kimal is situated on an unpaved road in the small village of San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis in the arid Atacama desert. This town is an ideal location for excursions to the desert and the Andes mountains. The hotel is situated behind a earthen wall, which means that you won't see it from the road. The hotel complex... More 

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Essex, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

If you are an independent traveller like us you will travel appx. 100 kms across the good quality desert road from Calama to get to San Pedro de Atacama. Once you arrive you will find all roads in the town are unpaved and you will probably have a little difficulty in finding your accommodation until you ask !! Having said... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

San Pedro is not a sophisticated place but the Kimal was a comfortable, central base for exploring the Atacama. The staff were very friendly and helpful despite limited English. The food at breakfast and dinner was very good - be warned, the portions are enormous. A starter would easily be enough for two or a main course. The rooms are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Very helpful staff. Evening meals excellent. Bedrooms small and the one fan was not sufficient. We had the door open to allow a slight breeze. A good location on the edge of the town. Plunge pool was a bonus.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful location, 30 second walk to the Main Street and lots of restaurants, tours, shops etc. Staff very helpful. Rooms comfortable but basic. Bathrooms clean, lots of hot water, small fridge. No tv or AC. Wifi often slow but passable. Small pool. Breakfast reasonable. LOCATION is great.

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Daylesford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Hotel Kimal, like all of San Pedro is built of Adobe and it was a lovely place to stay. A real oasis compared to the rest of bustling San Pedro. Rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable with a good bathroom. Beds were comfy and the room was well serviced. Staff were very helpful particularly as we had to leave very... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This is a very pleasant quiet hotel away from the bustle of the main streets of San Pedro. The rooms, inside and out, have an adobe appearance and can be a little dark. Nevertheless, they are clean with a good bathroom and comfortable beds. We were there for three nights and on the first day a large bottle of water... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This hotel is a complete surprise! Lovely cabins with a wild flower garden surrounding them. Thatch roof with adobe walls outside and wooden panelling inside. The ensuite is big. Small veranda outside each cabin with table and two chairs. Swimming pool and spa.

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Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Hotel Kimal is a very nice hotel. Rooms are clean and sufficient and our bathroom was updated. It does not look like much from the outside (as with all other hotels in San Pedro), but once you walk in it is a calm retreat with shade trees and unique layout. Office staff was very helpful and speak sufficient English to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located in the centre of town on the corner of the main street of San Pedro de Atacama, four blocks from the square, the church and archeological museum.Hotel Kimal stands out for its design that recreates the traditional architecture of the Atacama with finely finished adobe, wood and volcanic stone in an old orchard. 19 rooms provide the comfort and elegance of harmonious simplicity.The hotel offers rooms with ensuite bathroom, telephone, minibar, room service and laundry service as well as full restaurant, bar and cafeteria service, outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi.Within the hotel, Restaurant Paacha, famous for its fine cuisine, offers inside and outside eating areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kimal

Address: Domingo Atienza 452 | Centro Histórico, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Location: Chile > Antofagasta Region > San Pedro de Atacama
Price Range: $176 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Kimal 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Hotel Kimal Atacama/San Pedro De Atacama, Chile
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#12 Family Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
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