This large hotel has a good location between Pucon's main square the Lake Villarrica, with views of Villarrica Volcano on clear days. It's a convenient base from which to explore the area's national park, hot springs and spas.
Rooms come in three categories and provide comfortable accommodation without unnecessary frills. You have views of either the lake or Plaza de Armas, according to the room's location.
Breakfast is served on site, as a buffet with a choice of dishes, setting you up nicely for the day ahead. Other meals are available at the restaurant situated in the hotel's casino building, a short walk away, which also has a couple of bars to compliment the one at the hotel. The town's shops are within walking distance, as is the lake, while hotel staff can help you arrange tour to places of interest in the locality. Back at the hotel you are free to enjoy the two swimming pools and to relax on the terrace.
Open: Gran Hotel Pucon, also known as Enjoy Pucon, is open all year.
Location: Gran Hotel Pucon is beside Lake Villarrica, and near the Plaza de Armas in Pucon. The nearest airport is Temuco, about a 90 minute drive away.
Rooms: There are 133 rooms in the hotel. Standard rooms are compact and have TV, telephone, safe, hairdryer and en-suite bathroom. Superior rooms are slightly larger and have similar facilities. Top of the range deluxe rooms are the largest with a sitting area. Rooms have lake or city views. The hotel provides room service (not 24 hours). There are also apartments of varying sizes in the condominium, which have a kitchen so are ideal for those wanting a self-catering option. Amenities include TV, phone and heating.
Activities: You can access the lake and town easily from the hotel, and tour desk staff can arrange excursions.
Facilities: The hotel has a breakfast restaurant, bar, 2 heated swimming pools, a sunbathing deck, gym and spa treatment rooms. The hotel has a casino on a site a short walk away, and this also houses the restaurant which is open for lunch and dinner, and 2 more bars. There is a tour desk in the reception area of the hotel, whose staff can arrange local excursions.
Dining: Breakfast is a buffet served within the hotel. Lunch and dinner are available at the restaurant in the casino building nearby.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: There is no malaria in Chile.
Communication: There is complimentary Wi-Fi internet access in communal areas.
Notes: The hotel is part of the Enjoy hotel chain which has properties in several locations in Chile.