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Hotel Arena Gruesa

Avenida Costanera Norte 290 Sector Arena Gruesa, Ancud, Isla Chiloe 5710649 Chile
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#16 of 67 Speciality lodging in Ancud
We are a TWO STARS qualified Hotel located in Ancud, Chiloé. Attended by its owners and high quality personnel with over 20 years in the tourism service, Hotel Arena Gruesa invites you to enjoy its dependences in vacations with your family group and friends. We also have at your disposition beautiful Cabins and Camping Sites to enjoy wonderful holidays. Hotel Arena Gruesa was built and designed through the concepts of comfort and family life, next to an environment that offers an unparalleled seascape. Our Hotel have been worried to equip the rooms to provide all the needs required by our clients. We offer comfort for your rest, to your family or workgroup.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Laundry service
Room features
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Great View


Full view
60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 1 km
4Attractionswithin 1 km
46Reviews0Q+A1Room tip
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Greeno2150 wrote a review Feb. 2017
Wanaka, New Zealand17 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed in the campsite and were disgusted by the barrooms which only deliver a tepid drizzle of warm water for 3 hours in the evening with a disgusting smell and zero divide between your peers who are using the showers and bathrooms in plain sight. But most annoying of all was the late night onslaught of loud music coming from 4 separate camp sites with no regard for anyone's peace and quiet. It's the worst experience I've had in 6 years of perpetual travel in over 45 countries. Lastly the owner was rude and threatened to evict us on our second night if we could not produce our receipt. Please don't stay here if you have a choice.
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Date of stay: February 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Pauline H wrote a review Feb. 2015
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
What an amazing position for peace and tranquillity situated on a cliff. Such spectacular sea views of about 180 degrees, I spent hours just watching the sea birds, the ocean, the fishing boats. Gruesa beach is just a short walk away and the walk into town is only 15 minutes. Staff are friendly and helpful. Sure they don't speak English but then again in my country not everyone speaks Spanish. Breakfast is good, juice/coffee/fruit/cereal or egg/rolls with cheese or ham which differs daily. There is a basic menu of sandwiches and hamburgers if you want something light for lunch or dinner. I have been here for 9 days and am going to miss it. Well recommended if you want a nice clean inexpensive place out of town.
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Date of stay: January 2015
Trip type: Travelled solo
E Daniel Stein wrote a review Jan. 2015
Haifa, Israel165 contributions101 helpful votes
First the good: The view from the hotel is absolutely gorgeous and the big, grassy backyard and cliffs just beckon you to stroll out and stare at the water and the dozens of birds, big and small, songbirds, sea birds, vultures and more. It was breathtaking. The rooms were very basic, but clean and cute. Hot water in the showers. Lots of cozy corners around the hostel for sitting - inside and out. Lots of quaint, rustic decoration. The staff (when I could find them) were all smiles (but since they didn't speak English and I can't speak Spanish, all the conversations were smiles and hand gestures). The price was very, very inexpensive. Now the less good (not "bad", but less good). The Wifi was very spotty - not always dependable. Several times I couldn't find any staff, and once even got locked out of the hotel until I found a side door that was open. The breakfasts consisted of very little actual food, even though the tables were set nicely (coffee, thin juice, a roll, jam, maybe a scrambled egg, maybe some cereal - it changes a bit every day). Overall, I'd recommend it because its such a cute place, and clean and inexpensive - just be forewarned not to expect much by way of service or food or internet (unless they get that fixed).
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Date of stay: December 2014
Trip type: Travelled on business
DonPedroTraveler wrote a review Nov. 2013
Don Pedro Island, Florida34 contributions30 helpful votes
We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights while on Chiloe Island. It's nice view is because it is on a hill above Ancud. You need to walk or drive somewhere for lunch and dinner as the restaurant is only open for breakfast to independent travelers. During our stay there, 3 tour buses arrived. One, full of young men, was there for lunch and the afternoon. The other two spent the night and were there for dinner and breakfast. While the buses were away during the day, they disgorged their passengers at night and the result was a lot of noise. Service at breakfast was adequate but it was difficult to find anyone at reception and we hesitated to leave our room key in case there was nobody around when we returned. Our room was very nice with a view of the Pacific Ocean but it was near the stairs and the constant foot traffic on the wood steps was noisy,
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Date of stay: October 2013
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Ask for a room on the upper floor with a view of the Pacific Ocean.
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US$68 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ChileLos Lagos RegionIsla ChiloeAncud
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Arena Gruesa
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Arena Gruesa?
Nearby attractions include Museo Regional de Ancud (0.9 km), Fuerte San Antonio (0.8 km), and Plaza de Armas de Ancud (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Arena Gruesa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Arena Gruesa?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Arena Gruesa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Arena Gruesa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Club Social Baquedano, Café Blanco Ancud, and Amaranthine.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Arena Gruesa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fuerte Ahui (4.4 km).
Is Hotel Arena Gruesa accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.