Casa Grande Hotel is a modern hotel in an upmarket residential area of La Paz's Zona Sur, or South Zone. The impressive glass-domed atrium which covers all 7 floors of the hotel is a striking sight when viewied from both the outside and inside. Yerba Buena restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and offers a wide range of dishes and cuisines, and there's a covered terrace for al fresco dining. Casabar is located on the top floor and has panoramic city views. The cafe serves hot and cold drinks, cakes and a tempting range of ice creams.
The hotel has a heated indoor swimming pool, a spa, jacuzzi, sauna and gym. Spa treatments are available. Other facilities include an indoor garden and gift shop. There are shops, restaurants and cafe in the neighbourhood.
Rooms are equipped with heating and air conditioning, have flatscreen TV, phone, free Wi-Fi, minibar and modern en-suite bathrooms. There are interconnecting rooms which make good family accommodation.
Open: Casa Grande Hotel is open all year.
Location: The hotel is on Calle 16 in the south zone of La Paz, in the residential neighbourhood of Calacoto. It is about a 5-minute walk from the San Miguel commercial area, and 15kms from the international airport at El Alto.
Rooms: There are 65 guest rooms, divided between king executive, double executive, deluxe king, family rooms and the presidential suite. All have a writing desk, minibar, TV, IDD phone, Wi-Fi, clock radio, electronic safe, air conditioning and heating. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, and the 2-bedroom family rooms have 2 bathrooms. Some rooms are interconnecting. Some rooms have balconies. The presidential suite has a spacious living room and a terrace.
Activities: City sightseeing, museum visits, cable car rides, visit the Valley of the Moon.
Facilities: The hotel has an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, library, laundry service, oxygen tubes to help with acclimatisation, and a business centre.
Dining: The main restaurant is called Yerba Buena and is on the ground floor with access to a dining terrace. It serves international dishes. There is a café and ice cream parlour with its own small balcony, and a bar on the top floor of the hotel with great views over the city.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome. There are family rooms with 2 bedrooms, 1 with a kingsize bed and the other with 2 singles, and interconnecting rooms. The hotel offers a babysitting service.
Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for a visit to Bolivia.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet throughout the hotel.