Hotel Casa Thomas Somerscales
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
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
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... views over the harbour. His home had been almost completely preserved and all his furniture and belongings remain inside. It was a great experience even though I am not normally one for those types of things. Afterwards I checked my lonely planet guide for some places to eat and it highlighted a place called 'Casino Social J Cruise'. On our way down we ran into a bunch of young guys around my age sitting on some stairs secluded from town. One of ...
... funiculars so the rest of the time you have to walk up the hills. If I lived there I'd definitely be getting my exercise in every day without even trying. We stopped to look at some of the houses. The guide told us that it was common to see a house that may be three stories in one side but if you looked at it from the other side it would be five stories due to the hills. There are also many that are brightly coloured. We also got to look at a ...
We joke that we had a choice between Valparaiso, Indiana and Valparaiso, Chile and chose Chile. Of course, only an insane person would chose Indiana over Chile, and we're not yet insane, so it's not much of a joke.
The reality is that during our last days in New Zealand, we had absolutely no plan for how we would navigate South America, aside from having a ticket to Santiago. About a month earlier, Jenni had proposed that we ...
... therefore some houses are just left.
Valparaiso lies in one of the most earth quake affected areas. Last big earthquake happened in 2010 and it was staggering 8.8 on the earthquake magnitude scale. If the earth quake alarm goes off apparently you have to take your stuff and go up on of the hills and just wait until the danger is over. This does not happen during our stay, but we read about some travellers who had to do it twice during their stay in Valpo.
... the city. I was back again on 18 June while the Fifa World Cup was underway. Conveniently this was the day that Chile kicked Spain's culo. I watched the game at my hostel and then, when I knew that the post-game mood would be good, took a stroll around the streets to take it all in. I was rendered temporarily deaf by all the hooting and had myself a hug from a strange man. You would think Chile had won the World Cup the way they were celebrating. ...