Cabo de Hornos Hotel
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Reduced mobility rooms
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCabo de Hornos Hotel Punta Arenas
A central location but the lobby, bar and restaurant area do not really match the style of the rooms. The bar is chic and well designed with cool tables and a stone & hide decor. The rooms are fairly basic and the bathrooms jaded. The sushi was very good but the sharing platter was rather poor. Breakfast was cleared away with extreme promptness even though we were still eating.
Fine for one night but rather cold.
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