Hotel Casa Thomas Somerscales
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Casa Thomas Somerscales Valparaiso
This is a lovely old hotel with only 8 rooms. The staff are very helpful and the location is very good
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Casa Thomas Somerscales Valparaiso
Travel Blogs from Valparaiso
... been paid. So they are not allowed to open it. In fact it has been paid, but there is no proof of reception. And when the receipt is found the next day, we find out that the cost of storing the container is twice as high as anticipated by the customs agent. The additional copies of the documents we need; the variety of people we meet. From Aduana, the shipping agent, the customs agent, the agent's agent, the storage company. Waiting for the sniffer dog that ...
... of steep torturous streets, alleys and stairways along with colourful houses and crumbling mansions that hint of bygone glory days. Fifteen funicular railways that date from 1883 to 1916 crank carriages up and down the hills by cable, linking the lower town to the hillside barrios above. (Only a few of these clunky old funiculars are running now but plans are afoot to restore and recommission others). The port is still functioning with the ...
... we had lunch at a lovely restaurant overlooking the port then walked around the hillside area. The streets are very narrow and paved. It is a bit of a maze. This area has not progressed for many years but is now starting to move along. As with all cities in South America there are dwellings upon dwellings. However, this is earthquake country and they are still recovering from the last one.
Heading back into Santiago we pass a number of favelas ...
... is the fact that this is an earthquake zone, and there is plenty of history of major quakes and tsunamis. (We had a tremor early this AM that woke Edie up even though it was centered many miles east of here.) And, the mural art is ubiquitous, enjoying the protection of some kind of artist's code that leaves them untouched by the graffiti artists whose less refined squiggles are squeezed ...
... I was singing my heart out to an eclectic mix of music including Elvis, The Blues Brothers and Adel! There is a high probability that if I were ever to become a housewife, which I realise is unlikely for more than one reason, I would also become an alcoholic. Sweeping is so much more fun tipsy!! Now if you'll excuse me I'm off to cook lunch for the **** heads, oh oopse slip of the tongue sorry, I mean the ...