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Review of Pire Mapu Cottage Bed and Breakfast

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Pire Mapu Cottage Bed and Breakfast
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Gunnison, Colorado
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191 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
“Warm and caring”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

What a terrific place to stay! Fabiana and Bren are very gracious hosts who are very willing to "do whatever it takes" to make your stay the perfect experience. We stayed at the B&B over the Christmas holiday, and Fabiana secured a fresh salmon filet for us which we cooked for dinner in her kitchen. They gave us very good advice for restaurants, car rental agencies, and bus companies. Their suggestions for places to visit "off the beaten path" were excellent, and they secured tickets for us for our onward journeys. The B&B itself is extremely comfortable and feels a lot like home. Our advice is that you cannot go wrong booking your stay with them.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

We were greeted by the lovely Fabiana at the bus station while everyone else getting off the bus looked confused trying to find their accomodation! The cottage is gorgeous, with lots of lovely antiques collected by Fabiana and Brendan. The rooms are so comfortable and the whole place is immaculate. The breakfast is as all the reviews have said, the best we've had in South America, delicious with fantastic coffee. All this said, the thing that is really special about Pire Mapu is Fabiana and Brendan. They made us feel so welcome and we loved talking to them over the few days that we stayed. They really care that you have all that you need and do everything they can to help (which has not been our experience in many places, including Erratic Rock 2 also in Puerto Natales where most of the staff were really unhelpful). Also Fabiana's father works in the Torres del Paine park so she can give you an expert opinion of what to expect. Don't stay anywhere else in Puerto Natales!

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Skilkin
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UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

We stayed here for four nights and we were made to feel at home straightaway. Pire Mapu has a real cosy cottage charm with all modern ammenities included. Large bedroom, excellent shower room, fabulous breakfasts,very comfortable and clean.

However, what sets this home apart are the wonderful hosts, Fabiana and Brendon. They have created a sense of home within Puerto Natales that is a really pleasant surprise when you cross the threshold for anybody who has the good fortune to stay here.

Both provided excellent customer service, attention to detail mixed with a very relaxing and friendly manner. For two people who have been on the road for three months this was all very much appreciated. As were the many friendly chats over a cuppa.

They advised us on trips to take from Puerto Natales and took us to the offices to book with the tour companies directly. Fabiana also helped us to sort out a tricky situation with another hotel who had demanded payment in advance for a second nights stay that we realised the next day we did not want.

Fabiana arrived to collect us and take us to her home and when she realised that we had a problem she stepped in and sorted it out within a matter of moments. As we observed throughout our stay this is just one example of Fabiana - a funny, creative force for good.

If you have the opportunity to visit Puerto Natales then make this home YOUR home for a few nights. Book early. You will not regret it.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Chicago
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48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

We unfortunately were not able to stay at Pire Mapu due to some temporary issue with the cottage (which appears to have been fixed since there are new reviews) but i would like to commend Brendon and Fabiana for notifying us as soon as possible, recommending an alternative location within a similar price range and still be available for information about excursions we were looking to book. Wishing all the best to Pire Mapu! Maybe next time!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Menton, France
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50 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

Brendon and Fabiana met us at the bus station with big smiles that were so welcoming. They helped us get organised for our stay in this town then took us to their special cosy cottage where you have everything you could possibly wish for. Walking into town is easy, straight down the street, and yes it is not in the centre but the walk is along well lit streets. and takes 5-10 minutes. Taking a taxi is another option and they are cheap here, standard fare.

The cottage consists of 2 double bedrooms (soon to be added another bedroom) and a lovely cosy sitting room and dining area with kitchen, warm fires if it is chilly, hot water, good showers and fast speed internet.

Breakfasts are good, plenty to keep one going through the day and of course this is the place to visit the Torres del Paine Nat. Pk. Completely bowled over by the tour suggested and organised by Fabiana. A must see experience. Returning from hiking in the mountains? then this is the place to warm up, get clean again and eat well.
You will always be welcomed back by these gracious hosts. Good luck to them and a big thank you.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012 via mobile

We stayed for three nights and was simply the best B&B experience
during our three months trip. There are only two rooms available, so you are lucky of you get one! Brandon & Fabiana are superfriendly hosts. Preparing wonderful breakfast and the fireplace in the evening.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank EnnoandDorothee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2012

We loved staying at Pire Mapu, it felt like a home away from home! From a cozy fireplace, comfy bed, good shower, great breakfast to lovely hosts, everything was there. Fabiana and Brendan are very friendly and helpful. Places like this make a stay so much more memorable than an impersonal hotel experience. We are traveling now for over two years and stayed at lots of hotels/B&Bs in Asia, Australia, South and North America and we have to say: this place made it into our top 5!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Pire Mapu Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Property: Pire Mapu Cottage Bed and Breakfast
Address: 1435 Esmeralda, Puerto Natales, Chile
Location: Chile > Magallanes Region > Puerto Natales
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 89 Specialty Lodging in Puerto Natales
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Here at Pire Mapu cottage bed and breakfast we have created our version of an English cottage style accommodation,giving our guests something a little different in Chilean Patagonia,offering full en-suite accommodation or private bathroom, for a warm Yorkshire/Chilean welcome and a proper breakfast choose us for your stay! ... more   less 
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