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The correspondence and help I received from Nicholas was the best customer service I had received while being away on holiday. The images on the web site make the apartment look a lot bigger than what it actually is.
Good Wifi broke many times
The staff -- several of whom spoke good English -- were very friendly and forgave us our poor Spanish. They were patient with us when we tried to pay with a Discover card (not accepted much in Chile) and had to use another. The manager (or at least the one on duty when we were there) also helped us with a suggestion about which bus to use to get to Valparaiso the day we checked out. Another gentleman kindly retrieved us from the lobby and told us as much as he was able in English about the area. We loved our loft room. The place was clean and comfortable, including and especially the bathroom. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to a friend. It was a bit confusing to find -- the address belongs to more than one operation, it seems, and the man behind the desk right inside the front door did not speak English and had to call someone else to come get us. (He was, at least, able to nod when we said "Amistar Apartments" and motioned for us to wait for someone to help us.)
A practical, reasonably priced place to stay in a city with very high accommodation costs.
Location and facilities No aircon
The personal service provided by the manager was A+++ beyond the call of duty. The location was extremely convenient and central to all attractions. The pool area was fantastic and the room was very well furnished and decorated. The 2nd bedroom of the apartment was too small to be called a real bedroom. ie: the roll out bed provided could not even be fully extended and the room could not be entered at the same time as there was not enough room to even open the door. Unfortunately we were also located on a floor too low to take in the panormic views of the mountains advertised.
After arriving from a long flight, I was delighted to find a very lovely room, with a very comfortable bed. Best of all, there is a supermarket located on the first floor of the building, so I was able to make great use of the kitchen. The furnishings were great, the staff was great, service personalized, and I felt like I had my own apartment half way around the world! I will recommend this hotel to all of my friends.
1. the location is excellent to all the walking tours 2. it is right next to the police station, feel extra safe 3. many bathrooms and they are clean 4. the staffs are friendly and helpful 5. I booked it through booking.com and they gave me a 30% discount as a last minute booking 6. 6300 peso per night is a very good deal 7. dont miss their tuesday night free dinner, excellent cooking 1. try to avoid the room above the kitchen, you can hear every word the people talking in the kitchen below 2. their toilet papers are extra hard, they hurt 3. certain bathroom ran out of toilet paper and did not got refilled in 24 hours, (to be safe, bring your own papers to the toilet)