Arica Chile is called the city of eternal spring, boasting year-round sunshine and entertainment including a busy nightlife, museums, architecture, and a casino. A convenient stop for travelers whose South American vacation plans also include Peru, Arica is situated a short 30 miles from the Peruvian border, making it a memorable place to start or finish their time in Chile, and no matter what your budget or tastes, there are numerous Arica accommodations to fit your needs.
Along with a selection of quality Arica hotels, the city provides many opportunities for sunning, surfing, and swimming at nearby beaches such as Chinchorro Beach, gambling at the Casino de Arica, and taking a step back in time at local museums featuring ancient mummies. Travelers to the northern region of Chile will have their choice of exceptional Arica Chile hotels, from inexpensive hostels to mid-price three-star and four-star upscale hotels.
Several mid-range three-star Arica Chile hotels offer a variety of amenities and are an excellent home base. At the Americano Hotel for instance, not only is the hotel conveniently located near the financial center, it is also close to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Their single, double, and triple rooms are equipped with cable TV, mini bar, internet connection, and an individual safe for your valuable items. This hotel in Arica also features a gym and sauna, lounge, play area for children, laundry facilities, bar, and on-site restaurant.
The perfect hotel in Arica for vacationers who enjoy the seaside might be the Bahia Chinchorro Chile, a quality hotel providing its own beach area and scenic views of the surf from your balcony. Along with spacious rooms and ample parking, the hotel provides a swimming pool, playground area, transportation to local shopping malls and entertainment plus free tickets to the Casino de Arica.
Another of the three-star Arica hotels located in the busy financial center of the city is the Sotomayor Hotel, which provides comfortable rooms, a cafeteria, cable, fax and internet service, private bath, and cool air-conditioning. If you're looking at the options for four-star Arica hotels, you might consider the Azapa Hotel Chile, located among lush gardens. Each room has an inviting décor, cable, air-conditioning, and a terrace overlooking the pool and landscape. Guests can relax at the in-house restaurant or bar, work out in the gym, take a dip in the pool, or play a game of tennis.
A superior hotel in Arica conveniently located next door to the Casino de Arica is the El Paso Park Hotel (pictured), a four-star Mediterranean-style establishment ideal for both leisure and business travelers. A peaceful atmosphere pervades the hotel for travelers seeking a quiet location, but it is near enough to the downtown district and the beach to provide easy access to entertainment.
A prime example of fine Arica Chile hotels, the El Paso is found within a lush three-acre park landscaped with local palm trees, brilliant hibiscus, and trailing bougainvillea vines, as well as tennis courts, a pool, jogging trails, and a volleyball area. Bicycles are available for sightseeing, and the hotel provides its own excellent restaurant. Rooms at the El Paso are air-conditioned and equipped with an in room safe, cable TV, phone, mini bar, and internet service. Room and laundry service is also available, and the hotel provides 24-hour security for its guests.