Hotel Dreams del Estrecho

O'Higgins 1235, Punta Arenas, Patagonia, Chile | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $131.00
 

Travel Blogs from Punta Arenas

Please, please, tell me we're there...

A travel blog entry by nate-n-amy

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Woke up the next day and had time to tool around town again, albeit with slightly less enthusiasm. We wondered if we should do some type of tour to a nearby penguin colony but thankfully we didn't. Our revised departure time had been moved up by 4 hours so off we went back to the room to pack up for the first trip to the airport. Yes, the first …

Are we there yet?

A travel blog entry by nate-n-amy

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Day 2 in PA had us up eating a lovely breakfast and then heading to the auditorium to pick up our gear for Antarctica. We were instructed to check in to get our parkas (from hell mind you), boots, bags, get our suitcases weighed and final clearance to join the expedition. All very simple and exciting. We had the rest of the day to ourselves as …

Almost There

A travel blog entry by nate-n-amy

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There's a big bonus to having travel flexibility so you can plan a little extra time into trips. That was our purpose of arriving in Punta Arenas a day ahead of the actual arrival deadline. It gave us a chance to settle in, adjust packing, rest, and to walk around to stretch our bodies.

The Dreams was not even close to what we would …

Puerto Montt (SCTE) to Punta Arenas (SCCI)

A travel blog entry by harry4123

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... sites provide longer range forecasts than the aviation weather sites, but those weather forecasts are often misleading (and often disagree with each other). That bright yellow sunshine icon they displayed the night before for tomorrow’s weather has overnight turned to clouds and rain when I check it at 5 am the next morning. The weather underground interactive map (wundermap™) is an honest picture of existing conditions ...

Glaciers, Fjords and Penguins

A travel blog entry by eoinshirl

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... his expedition to the ice, is now a restored building that houses the Bank of Chile.

The Maritime Museum was also worth a visit if nothing more than to remind us of the hazardous waters we do indeed find ourselves in. Every room of the museum was jam packed with relics from stricken vessels.

As pre arranged we made our way to Solo Expediciones in the city, the company that was taking us by zodiac to Magdalena Island to ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on O'Higgins 1235, Punta Arenas, is near Fort Bulnes and Munoz Gamero Square.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Dreams del Estrecho Punta Arenas

Reviewed by nate-n-amy

Out of the ordinary

Reviewed Dec 31, 2013
by (1 review) Federal Way , United States Flag of United States

Not our usual kind of hotel but this was the beginning of the Antarctica expedition and this was their base of operations.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Dreams del Estrecho Punta Arenas

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent