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San Alfonso del Mar

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Chile
Reviewed 30 December 2014

The apartment we rented wasn't clean. The beach seats were only assigned to the apts. and ours didn't have. The heated pool is only for owners as well as many other facilities. As for scenery, open pool areas, I would say beautiful and well kept.

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29Thank Marianne D
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We have booked via booking.com one night for 3 persons in San Alfonso del Mar (270 USD!!!). As we came, there were only 3 guards and nobody on reception. The guards didn't have any clue what to do with our reservation and could't reach by phone for long time nobody who could be competent. Finaly, after talking to a manager...

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79Thank igres01
Hingham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I visited in November, way too early in the season. Pool was freezing cold and they still charged an access fee. Very limited options for dining and food in the area. All that being said, it is definitely the largest pool in the world.

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34Thank Chris W
Veneta, Oregon
Reviewed 14 April 2014

while we were in santiago chile i wanted to see for myself the worlds largest outdoor swimming pool. we rented a small car and drove to the coast, what a wonderful drive to see the coast. we parked at the north end of the properties as the compound is private property. we found a trail to the beach and walked...

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37Thank parman55
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Spent 3 days at San Alfonso at the end of March (low season). Owner of condo "failed" to tell us that all pools and restaurants are closed during weekdays! Warm pool also closed (at U$20/ person when open!) A scam in my opinion... Condo was ok. Dated and not very cleaned. Would have been better off at a hotel...

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83Thank PaulinaZ620
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 9 February 2014

The pool itself is quite the sight--glad we got to see it once, but we don't have any urge to go back. We went in the offseason, so it was too cold to swim in the main pools (and since some of the water is pumped in from the ocean, it might be too cold year round!). There is an...

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62Thank Kristen B
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Ok, so in full disclosure, I am a cold water distance swimmer....so this place was like a dream come true! Water was wonderfully cold, and they pump in salt water from the sea so it is not overly chlorinated. Frankly, it is an engineering miracle--you can't really wrap your head around how HUGE the pool is--it is really more of...

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46Thank bklynmermaid a
San Diego, California
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Let me preface this review with some important background about the costs of goods, products, and services in Chile after having lived here as a U.S. Expat for four years,---- The standard of value in Chile is very low. By that I mean that you pay a lot for products and services in Chile and get less value in return...

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187Thank Hed300
Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 12 January 2014

We decided on a side trip to Algarrobo Chile after a most disappointing trip to Vina Del Mar in December of 2013. The entire Vina Del Mar area was not for us. Old, smelled bad, poor quality of food and attractions, and was just generally ugly. Even the ever so touted Renaca and Valparaiso we complete dumps. Thank God we...

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59Thank mrtylerdurton
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2013 via mobile

Expecting to enjoy the worlds largest swimming pool, we arrived in December with our bathing suits packed. Unfortunately there was maintenance going on and not a soul in sight. We hadn't been warned of this in advance so we were disappointed that every cafe and restaurant was closed - as well as the pool!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about San Alfonso del Mar

Address: Av. Kennedy 8830 | Resort San Alfonso del Mar, Algarrobo 2710000, Chile
Region: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Algarrobo
Price Range: $359 - $759 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1000
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“We stayed in the Goleta building room 504 and it was a great view but I think anywhere would be.”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“wi fi not in apt. but down in the reception”
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 of 5 bubbles mahesh709, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Before renting an apartment, ask for them to check-up on the "cleanliness" and if the apartment has beach chairs assigned or not!!! As for the rest it's beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles 684marianned, 30 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Stay at a hotel...”
 of 5 bubbles PaulinaZ620, 4 Apr 2014 | Read review
“I'd ask to see a picture of the room in the future. We had a ground floor room which I rather enjoyed the convenient access to the pool, but I would imagine higher floors would have stellar views of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles bklynmermaida, 22 Jan 2014 | Read review
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