We stayed for a few days in January and loved this hotel. Having booked at the last minute, this is peak season for the lakes, so this was about all we could find. Lucky us as we may not have otherwise have considered it! It is a little out of the centre of Pucon, only about a 15 minute leisurely walk and a good way to get your bearing for all the local amenities and restaurants on the way in. It is on the main road into Pucon, so it is well serviced by taxis and "collectivos", these are fixed price taxis that you share with others and SO CHEAP, about 400 pesos (USD1) for a 5 minute drive into Pucon or back after dinner, there are also lots of them, you'll never be stuck and a great hassle free way to go to dinner in Central Pucon and not worry about the drive back after you've enjoyed beautiful Chilean wine with your meal!!
Pucon itself is a vibrant lovely little village, lots of local arts and crafts, markets and enormous selection of restaurants and cafés, plus of course, the magnificent Lake and Volcano Villarrica.
I've read some other reviews about the size of the rooms. However, we had a HUGE double room on the first floor, first room to the left of the stairs, flat screen TV, big modern bathroom, lovely warm shower with lots of power, hair dryer, large wardrobe and safe, dresser and lots of room for bags. We found the room quiet, with a huge comfy heavenly bed. At night, the lakes area is quite cool in summer, you need to pack warm clothes for the evening, so room was just right for us, no need for aircon.
The hotel is charming, it looks like a big log cabin, but inside it is totally modern. Free wifi downstairs, free computers to use, enjoy the huge lovely lounge overlooking the gardens and hydrangeas everywhere. Plenty of parking too, highly recommend hiring a
car, not for the location of the hotel but because there is SO much to do and see in the area!!!
Very friendly staff, who will give you maps and tell you all the local tips in what to do and see.
Lovely breakfast, hot and cold, in a beautiful setting. You must try the local freshly baked "kuchen" pastry, it is traditionally eaten in the morning.
We were pleasantly surprised by how lovely the hotel was and great value for money.
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