Hotel Casa Thomas Somerscales

San Enrique 446, Valparaiso, Chile | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $109.00

Travel Blogs from Valparaiso

Valparaiso Day 21

A travel blog entry by chrisnorth on Nov 25, 2013

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We arrived in Valparaiso about noon after a very nice two hour car drive from Santiago with our driver, another Thomas! When we reached Valparaiso we seemed to be driving forever up narrow winding streets, through some pretty dodgy looking areas, but when we reached our hotel we were very impressed. It is a beautiful old colonial building and we …

Valparaiso Day 23

A travel blog entry by chrisnorth on Nov 27, 2013

1 comment, 12 photos

Our wine tour today was with a new company, 'mywaychile', which is run by a lovely young man called Pablo and his wife. He has travelled a lot himself and lived in New Zealand for a long time but he has come back to Chile to settle down and set up this business. He is also a graphic designer.

Our tour was to the Casablanca valley which is …

La risa es el lenguaje del alma.

A travel blog entry by mjolly


... video footage, and several primary resources about the violation of human rights that occurred. After the museum, I went with my host mom and dad to a park called Parque Padre Hurtado. This park is huge! It had a little duck pond, a huge play ground, hundreds of little shelters for BBQs, lots of open space and grass, a train, and something called a "medialuna" which is where they have Chilean rodeos.

Overall, I ...

Bohemian Or Spray Paint Gone Wild

A travel blog entry by tdv95


... a Where's Waldo guide who suggested that the excessive spray painting was actually protected by the UNESCO designation as part of the cities heritage but I find that very hard to believe). Prior to an extended period of decay, the city was the star of Chile- it served as a major stopover for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans by crossing the Straits of Magellan. Valparaíso mushroomed during its golden age, when ...

Quirky Colorful Valparaíso

A travel blog entry by the5wynns


... and mules, but not for cars, is like strolling through another world in times past.

The colors of Valparaíso create a magnetism that left me glued to my camera. Everywhere we went, walking through the hills, all overlooking the bay, our eyes were drawn toward the multi- colored stacks of containers being loaded onto or unloaded from the ships, especially beautiful during the sun sets. The city's houses and storefronts are painted in a pastel rainbow ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on San Enrique 446, Valparaiso, is near Paseo Gervasoni, Fine Arts Museum (Palacio Baburizza), Turri Clock Tower, and Parliament Building.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Casa Thomas Somerscales Valparaiso

    Reviewed by chrisnorth

    Beautiful house

    Reviewed Nov 25, 2013
    by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This is a lovely old hotel with only 8 rooms. The staff are very helpful and the location is very good

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    View from our balcony.
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    The Pacific Ocean at night
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