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toronto
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Booked last minute so this was one of the only rooms I could find in town (during a national holiday). Rooms were fairly clean and provided the basics. Elevator and internet were out of order while I was there, not sure if this is normal course. Okay place for a basic stay.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 December 2012

I've stayed here several times as well as hotels at the beach. I prefer to stay here because it's in-town, reasonable walk to La Recova (market area) as well as the down town shops. This is an older hotel so if you are looking for updated/modern, you might try the beach area. It's clean and the staff are always helpful....

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1Thank Tim N
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Was at the hotel for a night. Internet service from the room was weak and poor. The bathroom is great and the room wasn't bad. NO tour service for La Serena though.

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1Thank Spillhate
Reviewed 3 June 2012

The hotel was In great condition. Evidently the construction that others complained about has been completed. The hotel staff was very amiable, but I did not understand why I could not check in before 3 pm even though rooms were available. Like in much of Chile, the wifi connections were weak, but worked well in the lobby. Without a doubt,...

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1Thank EstebanRM
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Probably ok for business and conferences. Far from homely and nice. Overpriced and a bit run down.

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Toronto
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We stayed for two nights and used it as a base for la Serena - Coquimbo. Great location near the plaza de armas and the centre of la Serena. Across from the park and near all transportation. We took advantage of the free underground parking. The rooms were adequate and the bathroom was renovated even in our ¨Normal¨room. Each room...

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Windsor, Ontario
Reviewed 11 February 2012

The difficulty with reviewing this hotel is that there is such a difference between the Superior rooms and the Normal rooms. The Superior rooms are newly remodeled with wood floors, great showers, lots of light and simply have that new modern feel. They deserve a 4.5 star rating. The Normal rooms, which are less expensive, are in the older part...

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Thank Lifeafteracctg
Reviewed 30 November 2011

The location of the hotel is good, but have small rooms, the bathrooms were not very clean, if you want to get dress in the bathroom, you aren't going to have problems Is good people who travel in bussines and is going to stay only 1 or 2 day, is not for tourist.

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 18 June 2011

My room was tiny, the wardrobe door was broken and couldn't open, the bathroom wasn't big enough to get dressed in, the toilet broke and the breakfast was poor. However, the hotel is superbly located, next to the plaza de armas, there's free internet and it was clean. For a short trip where you only sleep in the hotel, it's...

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Trumbull, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 April 2011

Yes, they are doing some construction. But other than some noise (after 8am and quiet before bedtime), the place was really quite nice. The rooms are clean. The bathrooms are tiny (but this is throughout Chile). The pool was nice as the sun was shining and just to relax in the quiet was good. It's right around the corner from...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Francisco de Aguirre Hotel

Address: Gregorio Cordovez 210, La Serena 1710100, Chile
Region: Chile > Coquimbo Region > La Serena
Price Range: $84 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Francisco de Aguirre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“.ask for a room not facing the sidewalk on the first floor (for privacy)”
 of 5 bubbles JohnB007, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“courtyard pool view was ok- sunny and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TomEngel, 20 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The rooms near the main stairwell to the front desk carry all of the voices right up to your room. Try to get a room far from that stairwell or you may kept up whenever guests arrive or depart.”
 of 5 bubbles P38baltimore, 7 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Room 200 has a huge balcony, and overlooks Iglesia de Santo Domingo”
  • Belfry of Iglesia de Santo Domingo from balcony of Room 200
 of 5 bubbles KennethS470, 18 Mar 2014 | Read review
“To get a good room at this hotel is not possible. Stay at another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles gLoBe-HoPpErMaN, 1 Mar 2013 | Read review
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