Hotel La Floresta

Address: Av. Avila Sur, Altamira, Caracas, Central Venezuela, Venezuela | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the La Floresta area of Caracas, is near Parque del Este, Plaza de Altamira, Centro Sambil, and Hacienda Floresta.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Floresta Caracas

    Reviewed by ongkenyong

    Just OK

    Reviewed May 14, 2012
    by (13 reviews) Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia Flag of Malaysia

    Pretty much the only good thing about this place is its location in Altamira. The hotel itself is old. The room we got had old-school slanting window panes which do not fully close properly. As a result, you can hear noise from the street, even up on the 9th floor. Room TV is small, but there are many channels (mostly Spanish) with cable TV. Location wise is great, just south of Altamira subway which is considered a safer area in Caracas (relative to other areas, but we still made sure to stick indoors at night). Within walking distance, there is a supermarket about 3 blocks west and the terminal for Expresos Ejecutivos, a premium bus company which services other cities in Venezuela. It is more expensive, but definitely nicer buses and safer. Their operations is like an airline, with proper checked baggage counters and ticket confirmations. From my experience, we found other passengers who appear more affluent and able to speak some English.

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    Reviewed by heatheravan

    Basic But Acceptable

    Reviewed Nov 12, 2011
    by (64 reviews) Perth , Australia Flag of Australia

    We were on the tenth (top) floor 108, no real view, 2 smallish rooms one double one single, tired but clean. Free slow WIFI in the room. Friendly english speaking reception. Bathroom has hot water. Aircon and TV. Located in a safe part of the city, no problems walking around during the day. Friendly staff in shopping area. Restaurant near hotel has an english speaking cashier.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Floresta Caracas

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair

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