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Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2013

My two friends and myself stayed 2 nights at this hotel (in 3 different rooms) and whilst the location is convenient, there is nothing else positive I can say. The rooms varied in size but overall were tiny. The biggest issues were the dirty floors and bathroom, totally unacceptable! When this was highlighted to staff, there seemed to be an...

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4Thank holidayitisAustralia
thesmalleasthotel, Manager at The SmallEast Hotel, responded to this review

Here at The Smalleast Hotel we make sure that all the gust leave happy, sometimes we fail. This poeple came loking for a bargain and didnt have have money to spend , they stayed 3 days with us, and they could have left the second they came, no questions asked. At check out the woman got very aggressive and said...

Punta del Este, Uruguay
Reviewed 23 December 2012

This is the second time I stayed here. I find every one of the staff friendly and helpful, including the maids. Rooms are always clean, comfortable. The manager speaks fluent English (for you gringos who appreciate it). If you want top value for your lodging dollar, you can't beat the SmallEast Hotel, right next to the peninsula lighthouse, 3-4 minute...

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73Thank Finn D
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Mixed feelings about this strangely-named hotel. The Good - I liked the location on the quiet and low-rise south end of the peninsula, but there are several good restuarants within 10-15 mins walk. Our upstairs room was spacious - a very plush kingsize bed, fancy headrest and nice pillows - the sort of bed you would expect in a 5-star...

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47Thank spesbona
Reviewed 3 July 2012

The hotel is in a nice location, located very close to the lighthouse. The staff is fairly nice, but the rooms are not so much. The bathrooms are very small and cramped. Also there are spots of mold in the bathroom and rooms. However one thing that was quite disturbing was seeing a fairly large spider crawling by my bed....

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4Thank Traveling B
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 19 June 2012

It's taken me a long time to review our stay at The SmallEast Hotels because I would rather not recall the experience. Yes, it's a great location and there is a nice view of the Lighthouse ... but there was mold everywhere we looked in our room! As soon as we opened the door we could smell the musty mildewy...

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4Thank JourneysOut
Toronto
Reviewed 28 February 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights in Feb. 2012, during Punta del Este's "carnaval" season which meant that finding a hotel room was very challenging, let alone finding a reasonably priced room. We were really fortunate that this hotel could accommodate us for 2 nights and at what was a decent rate given carnaval ($130 US/night). The hotel staff were...

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37Thank emfer
Pasadena, California
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Great location on the tip of Punta del Este! Walk to restaurabts, shops, port...right in front of lighthouse, "el faro." Very comfortable and a great value. Definitely recommend and would stay there again.

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36Thank Chris M
Atlantic Beach, NC
Reviewed 14 December 2011

The SmallEast Hotel is located near the end of the peninsula away from the main party area in Punta del Este. We stayed here on our first night in Uruguay since it was an easy drive from the airport. The price is great ($60 US a night). The bed was probably the best bed we slept on our entire 2...

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8Thank AB28512
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Located in a very calm residential neighborhood, yet walking distance to restaurants and a few attractions. Great staff, very friendly, polite, pro-active and willing to help. Great price for what it offers. The bathroom and the bedroom wall behind the shower had a little mold, but nothing that bothered me.

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31Thank duda_cecc
titusville, florida
Reviewed 10 August 2011

We arrived into Punta del Este and started looking around. Many hotels are closed during the winter. The Smalleast Hotel was inexpensive, had a nice breakfast. Most importantly, friendly helpful staff, who were always smiling and willing to help. Computer in the lobby, good location near the light house, comfortable rooms: all necessary for a quality stay.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Brand new modern hotel, right across the street from Punta del este's lighthouse.Every room has king size beds, 32 inch tvs, direct tv, free high speeed internet access,hair dryer, refrigerator, air conditioning, digital safe box.Other amenities include bussiness center, Free buffet breakfast, beach service ( umbrellas and towels). we have double rooms, triple rooms,cuadruple rooms, and economic onews.We also have a solarium with beach chairs to enjoy de sun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The SmallEast Hotel

Address: Calle Sotileza 718, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Punta del Este
Price Range: $59 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The SmallEast Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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#22 On the Beach Hotel in Punta del Este
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“We had room 106 which may have been a garage in a previous life and converted into a hotel room. It's outside the main building and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Dazbro, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
“ask for the rooms facing the light house very nice view”
 of 5 bubbles marcelodominicci, 9 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Take a look at available rooms before checking in to ensure you are getting the best value for money.”
 of 5 bubbles holidayitisAustralia, 29 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Lighthouse view is a bonus!”
 of 5 bubbles Canabro, 14 May 2011 | Read review
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