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Belmont, California
Reviewed 16 May 2013

All of the other hotels in Patagonia, that I selected based on TripAdvisor ratings were good and what I expected, except this one. It is a 2-star hotel at most. It is better than a hostel, but it is very basic in every respect. I could not get out of this hotel fast enough. Unfortunately, I had booked 2 nights....

6Thank Kellie M
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Puerto Natales is not a fancy city but a rugged town. As such, this otherwise average/above average hotel is probably one of the nicer downtown hotels around. We stayed there for 2 separate nights and found the rooms roomy and adequate for our purposes (beds and showers). The morning breakfast is nice, with ham and turkey slices and other pastries/breads....

1Thank yacro
Reviewed 13 March 2013

I booked this hotel thru a travel agency. Our room was very small, and very hot at night. No fans or cooling system, the window was broken to hold it open we used a wooden hanger. Dogs were barking outside the window nonstop, we had to close the window. We asked for a different room after the first night, rooms...

4Thank bsar
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 24 February 2013

One of the many hotels in Puerto natales, no charm, but nice staff. Minimalist breakfeast. as the floor is in non -insulated Wood and thin walls, your hear everything upstairs or in next rooms.... You need ear plugs to sleep.

3Thank PierreH63
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Older hotel but nicely maintained and decorated. Two blocks from waterfront with partial water views from some rooms and from nice sitting area at end of corridor on third floor. Wifi only worked in this sitting area (not everywhere as listed). As with most hotels in this region, inside temperature was too hot for us, so we had to turn...

1Thank Ron and Jeanne B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 January 2013

My daughter and I stayed at the Charles Darwin as part of a package from Sky Airlines. The room was spacious and everything was so clean. Towels and sheets were very comfy. Staff could not have been more helpful even when I could not speak Spanish. Some of them did speak English. Breakfast was excellent. Only sorry they did not...

1Thank KatyK445
Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

We arrived at Charles Darwin at 11pm from a very long and tedious bus trip from Punta Arenas. It unexpectedly began snowing and the roads were icy and it was freezing. Charles Darwin was warm and inviting,the owner was originally from Australia and we were warmly welcomed. He organised with a local restaurant for us to be picked up so...

Thank Jonysaby
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Great location, average room and to top it off it smelt of cigarettes. The bed and shower though rated right up there-i had a great nights sleep except for waking up due to the cigarette smell. This could be a great old style hotel but the renovations have just left it looking...uhm, ugly and tired. Staff were Dont

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Hotel is newly renovated, new carpet in the room, new wood floor in the hallway. Has a very small tv with poor reception, but has CNN in English, we were so happy to finally know whats going on at home after a long trip. Free wifi in the room but very unreliable. I had to move from place to place...

Thank bobolee55
Reviewed 6 October 2012

Our room very vary large, clean, and with a nice bathroom. Despises the cold wind outside, the room was very well heated and we enjoyed the nice bed. The staff is very helpful, especially carrying your language, as the hotel has no lift. The breakfast was very good, with eggs prepared for you at the moment. The hidden secret of...

1Thank GiorgioandIlse

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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Additional Information about Charles Darwin Hotel

Address: Manuel Bulnes 90, Puerto Natales 6160000, Chile
Region: Chile > Magallanes Region > Puerto Natales
Price Range: $98 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Charles Darwin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Charles Darwin Hotel Puerto Natales, Aisen Region, Chile
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“Book your room at a different hotel. If a travel agent books your room review the hotel at Trip Advisor.”
 of 5 bubbles bsar, 13 Mar 2013 | Read review
“no elevator or first floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles KatyK445, 17 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Don't get a room facing the vacant block on the main strip-the tourist coaches park there”
 of 5 bubbles SueL29, 17 Dec 2012 | Read review
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