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Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Superb venue, great food and services. Staff and management are fantastic. I was really happy finishing our trip of 21 days with Alto Atacama. The best place in Atacama for sure. We as a family Loved it !!! Thank you For the designer of the hotel not the best venue in the world but very good for Chile.

1Thank Patrick J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A memorable stay in a hotel that seemed at one with its environment. Food and fine Chilean wines on the all inclusive packages were truly excellent. Our room with its view over the quirky gardens to the red cliffs beyond was a very private world. We enjoyed our chats with the Botanist/Landscape Architect who designed the gardens and to whom...

Thank George R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, great food, interesting and varied range of tours with guides and vehicles provided by the hotel. Fine Chilean wines were served with the food. Our room was spacious and opened into a garden of native plants. One of the best hotels I've stayed in.

Thank Paul K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 20 March 2017

What they say is true. This is a beautiful place with attentive, friendly service. We spent four nights, lined up a full itinerary of excursions on arrival, and loved every one of them. We only wished we had booked another day so as to work in a couple more. The food is good (if not superb) and carefully presented. The...

1Thank GuillermoAngel
Stratford on Avon
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We spent 5 nights at the hotel and wished we could have stayed longer. The food accommodation and service were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff who took great care to tailor excursions to our requirements. This was all inclusive to a luxurious standard. The trips into the high Andes were just spectacular.

Thank Jintz
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We spent five nights at Alto Atacama and enjoyed every minute of it. The hotel is beautiful and fits perfectly into the landscape. Food is very good, but the best is the people. The staff at the hotel is wonderful. They anticipate to any need you may have. The tour guides are also great. It is worth every penny.

Thank Jose V
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I stayed at Alto Atacama in Feb. We loved every minute and every detail. The desert architecture, the natural aesthetic, the setting were all incredible. The staff were very personal and made us feel incredibly welcome and at home, in an impeccable but relaxed kind of way. The excursions were brilliant, loved it all! Highly recommend!! Unable...

Thank SandraJBetts
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We spent 4 nights, all-inclusive at the Alto Atacama and while the weather was not perfect, the staff and guides provided service above and beyond. We were there during the unprecedented rains with many excursions closed and the staff worked tirelessly to make sure our trip was still fantastic. The amenities at the hotel were amazing and the rooms were...

Thank Imalazyj
Canterbury, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The pueblo style room was really nice. The service was perfect from the tour guides to the restaurant waitstaff. The food was really good but only the daily special changed. A few more choices would be helpful. The size of the hotel was small enough that one would be able to meet other guests easily. The tables in the restaurant...

Thank Steve M
Ana Belen F F, Gerente at Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Steve, What an awesome description of your experience at Alto Atacama! very cosmpolitan. We like the idea of having sincere guests who like to describe their journey experiences with their own words definitely helps a lot to keep the charme and authenticity. We'll make sure to pass on your recommendations to our Chef regarding food. We've been trying to...

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful stay at the Alto Atacama, the accommodation was unique relaxing and impressive. The tours were very well organised and had quides that were knowledgeable, friendly and also spoke English. The lodge staff could not have been any more friendly, professional or helpful, I had lost my phone/camera at airport, the reception did everything they could to...

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Ana Belen F F, Gerente at Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, We appreciate your sincere comments and overall review! In Alto Atacama we are always trying to exceed our guests expectations. We are so happy to hear that we have accomplished that. We will certainly give your feedback to all of our staff members. Hoping to hear from you soon All the best, Alto Atacama Team

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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alto Atacama is located in the fertile Catarpe valley, just 3 kilometers away from the San Pedro plaza. Our total area is 3.5 hectares, with a park area of 2 hectares. The Hotel has 42 spacious rooms and state of the art facilities including an award-winning spa, business center, hot tub, wooden decks with 6 swimming pools and we offer more than 25 excursions to get a closer look at the Atacama. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

Address: Camino Pukara s/n | Ayllu de Quitor, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Region: Chile > Antofagasta Region > San Pedro de Atacama
Price Range: €789 - €1,426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Alto Atacama Hotel
Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa San Pedro De Atacama, Chile
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#1 Family Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
#1 Business Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
#1 Spa Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
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“Rooms are spread across the property. Ours was in the group closest to the center, but no noise or other impairment was implicated.”
GuillermoAngel, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Spend at least four nights”
josevO3523WF, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are very nice but note there is no a/c which you don't need”
ronaldrG7215YK, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All good, all ground floor with lovely outdoor space.”
I1054EJwendys, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are nice.”
DanielO2, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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