Known as the Garden City, Vina del Mar is one of the most popular destinations in Chile. Located along the Pacific coast and convenient to both Santiago and Valparaiso, this popular tourist resort area provides visitors with a variety of choices when it comes to selecting an oceanside accommodation in Vina del Mar.
The golden beaches lining the coast are a prime location for Vina del Mar Chile hotels, and there are also options for lodging within the city itself. A perfect example of a hotel in Vina del Mar that is truly oceanside is the Cap Ducal. The hotel, designed to look like a boat, actually sits over the waters of the Pacific providing, the utmost in stunning views of the setting sun.
Hotels in Vina del Mar are found in every part of the city, from the business district to the downtown area. Several are in close proximity to the Casino Municipal, touted as one of the best casinos in the area with slot machines and gaming tables along with multiple bars and active nightlife, ensuring that visitors will stay entertained throughout their stay.
Two Vina del Mar hotels conveniently located near both downtown and the casino are the Marina Del Rey and Hotel O'Higgins (pictured). Guests staying at the Hotel O'Higgins are provided with 24-hour room service, pool, on-site restaurant and bar, cable TV, phone, security safe, and an in-room mini bar, while guests at Marina Del Rey Hotel enjoy secure parking, electronic door locks, private baths, phone, and internet. The hotel also provides a pool, gym, spa, and sauna, and suites are equipped with Jacuzzis. Either one of these hotels will provide an exceptional stay.
Transportation from the airport to your hotel in Vina del Mar may be included as part of the hotel services, or travelers can rent a car or take a taxi or bus to their accommodations. Vacation packages often include airport transfers in the price, but if you're booking the parts of your Chile vacation independently, it's worth checking into the services offered by different hotels.
One of the Vina del Mar hotels that provide airport transfer service is the Residencia Offenbacher-hof Hotel located near downtown and the beach area. Built in 1905, the restored hotel offers maid service, laundry facilities, phone, wireless internet, private baths, cable TV, and a restaurant. Staff at the hotel will arrange tours of the city and day trips to surrounding wineries and vineyards such as Vina Cousino Macul. This winery, currently managed by the sixth generation of the Cousino family, is located in the Maipo Valley in Santiago and offers daily tours of one of the oldest wine cellars in the area designed by French architects in 1872.
Vina del Mar Chile hotels vary from luxury to inexpensive accommodations, ensuring that travelers will find a place to suit their tastes and budget. The Hotel del Mar, located near the ocean, offers all the amenities guests have come to expect from a five-star hotel including private parking, business center, and laundry service along with a pool, gym, restaurant, and bar for guests' convenience and entertainment. Throughout the city, there is an array of price ranges, star ratings, and seasonal vacation packages on offer at Vina del Mar hotels, often including discounted room rates, so a little research ahead of time is well worth the effort.
Special deals are also available that include a hotel in Vina del Mar combined with city tours, meal discounts, and breakfast buffets. Located near to beaches, the exclusive Radisson Acqua Hotel & Spa Concon not only provides beautifully decorated rooms and luxury spa, but it also offers special weekend vacation packages or free Friday packages throughout the year. As the hotel is conveniently close to Casablanca Valley, visitors can experience wine tours of nearby wineries and vineyards, making this one of the best Vina del Mar Chile hotels for oenophiles.