With a stay at the Cumbres Lastarria, you'll be able to immerse yourself in the bohemian atmoshphere of this trendy and fashionable district. It fits into the surroundings perfectly with a quirky geometric facade. On the doorstop you'll have access to plenty of local restaurants and bars, and you're close to the Bellas Artes Museum.
There are just 70 rooms at the hotel, so you'll not be 'just another guest', service here is friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and modern, the decor a little different from the norm. A decorated glass panel separates the bathroom from the sleeping area, and behind the bed you'll find a large artwork which covers most of the wall and takes the form of an elaborate headboard. All mod cons you would expect from a city hotel such as air-conditioning and WiFi are present.
If you don't want to venture out for something to eat, venture up instead, to the 8th floor Punto Ocho restaurant where you can enjoy fine dining Mediterranean style as you take in the views across the city. This is also the venue for breakfast. Alternatively on the ground floor, is the tapas bar where you can relax in a more informal setting with a glass of superb Chilean wine. The hotel also boasts a rooftop swimming pool with views across the city's parks and there is a small fitness centre.
Open: Cumbres Lastarria, part of the Cumbres chain, is open all year.
Location: It is in the heart of Lastarria district, an upmarket area of Santiago primarily known for its smart restaurants and bars and fine colonial buildings.
Rooms: There are 70 guest rooms arranged over 8 floors. Climate control, cable TV, free Wi-Fi, phone, alarm clock, minibar, safe, coffee machine, blackout curtains are standard features, bathrooms come with toiletries, Thre are standard doubles and twins, superior doubles and a junior suite.
Activities: There are restaurants, cafes, bars, museums, shops and theatres close to the hotel. The Badquedano metro station is nearby for access to other parts of the city. Staff can help you arrange your time in the city.
Facilities: There is a restaurant with a view on the 8th floor called Punto Ocho and a tapas bar on the ground floor. The outdoor swimming pool is on the rooftop deck.
Dining: There is a complimentary breakfast each morning served in the 8th floor restaurant. Dinner at Punto Ocho has a Mediterranean theme. If you are looking for a more casual dining location then enjoy a variety of tapas dishes and a glass of wine in the ground floor tapas bar.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: There is no malaria in Chile.
Communication: There is complimentary Wi-Fi internet access.
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"Excellent location, good hotel restaurant (with great views) and lots of other options nearby. Large, comfortable room."