The Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Chile

Where to Stay if You've Never Been to Chile

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If it's your first trip to Chile for the activities and sightseeing, then you're in for a treat. But the biggest question is often where to stay for a first time visitor to Chile. With so many amazing hotels to choose from, it can be tough to make a decision to make the most of your first trip here. That's where we come in! In this comprehensive guide, we'll help you find the best hotels for first-timers in Chile. After analyzing all of the hotels based on price, location, amenities, ratings, and more, we have come up with our list of the best hotels in Chile for first time visitors. We'll cover everything you need to know about these hotels, including the amenities, location, prices and ratings. So, whether you're traveling solo, with family, or as a couple on a romantic getaway, you'll find the perfect hotel if you've never visited Chile beofre. So check out these terrific hotels, many of which have sparkling swimming pools, delicious restaurants, and top-notch amenities, along with the perfect balance of comfort, location, and affordability. So, let's get to it and discover the best hotels in Chile for your first trip!

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Hotel Eco Boutique Bidasoa

Santiago, Chile
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $132 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Chile
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Located at Avenida Vitacura 4873, Hotel Eco Boutique Bidasoa has great rooms from $132 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a restaurant, and scuba diving. It has a terrific 9.20 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, first time visitors will especially love snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, and hiking at this relaxing hotel. You'll enjoy relaxing while having room service delivered.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Horse riding
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


The Aubrey Boutique Hotel

Santiago, Chile
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $201 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

A great place to stay is The Aubrey Boutique Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $201. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a bar, parking, and breakfast, it also has a great guest rating of 9.00 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Constitución 299-317, Bellavista. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers mountain views, laundry services, a free breakfast, city views, and cooking classes which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Luxury


La Casa de Carlitos B&B

San Jose de Maipo, Chile
Bed & Breakfast with prices starting at $103 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for first time trip hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Heated pool

We found La Casa de Carlitos B&B to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $103. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a restaurant, and a bar, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.90 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at El Manzano ex Callejon de los Curas 0135. You'll also find breakfast, hiking, mountain views, a free breakfast, and a hot tub which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Make sure to set aside some time for swimming in the pool, too. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Spa/Wellness
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator


Hotel Terravina

Santa Cruz, Chile
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $156 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Chile
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

With terrific rooms from $156, Hotel Terravina, at Camino a los Boldos s/n provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet. Its terrific guest rating is 8.80 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. New visitors will really like this amazing hotel which also offers breakfast, mountain views, child care, a free breakfast, and a winery. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Having the delicious restaurant in the hotel is an added bonus.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Horse riding
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Hotel Casa de la Oma

Frutillar, Chile
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $135 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Hotel Casa de la Oma has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, skiing, a restaurant, a bar, and hiking. The great rooms here start at $135 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Camino a Tegualda, Km 14. Furthermore, it also offers mountain views, rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, city views, and a game room, which is nice for first time visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this fantastic hotel is a terrific choice. It's always nice to have a kitchenette to cook some basic meals or have an easy breakfast.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Microwave


The Singular Patagonia Hotel

Puerto Natales, Chile
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $423 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Chile
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

The great guest rating of The Singular Patagonia Hotel is 9.50 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and breakfast. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $423, and it's located at KM 5.5 Norte S/N. We also love the hiking, child care, laundry services, a free breakfast, and city views which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Having an indoor pool means that you can swim and have fun any time of the year.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


Hotel Termas Puyehue Wellness & Spa Resort

Puyehue, Chile
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $403 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A cool place is Hotel Termas Puyehue Wellness & Spa Resort because it has great rooms that start at $403. It has an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Ruta Internacional 215 Km. 76. Only a short distance from the city center, travelers will especially love a bar, outdoor tennis, hiking, mountain views, and child care at this convenient hotel.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms


Hotel Regal Pacific Santiago

Santiago, Chile
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $76 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Chile
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Hotel Regal Pacific Santiago offers room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and mountain views which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $76 (before taxes). It's located at Avenida Apoquindo 5680 and has earned a guest rating of 8.90/10. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, a free breakfast, city views, a hot tub, and a spa and wellness center which new visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Train station shuttle


Hotel Posada Farellones

Santiago, Chile
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $249 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Located at Los Condores 225, Farellones, Hotel Posada Farellones has great rooms from $249 (before taxes). It offers skiing, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and breakfast. It has a terrific 8.80 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find hiking, mountain views, a free breakfast, city views, and a game room which first time visitors will love. And this amazing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Spa/Wellness
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Family rooms
  • Playground


Hotel Hare Noi Rapa Nui

Hanga Roa, Chile
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $376 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Hotel Hare Noi Rapa Nui which has nice rooms starting at $376. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling, it also has a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Avenida Hotu Matua s/n. Visitors will really like this fantastic hotel which also offers a bar, hiking, mountain views, laundry services, and city views. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


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How much do hotels for first-time visitors cost in Chile?

Chile Average First Time Trip Hotel Price
$128

After analyzing 382 first time trip hotels in Chile, we found the average first time trip hotel price to be a remarkably economical $128. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic first time trip accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Chile.

The average prices of our suggested first time trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $470
  • 4-star hotels: $157
  • 3-star hotels: $109
  • 2-star hotels: $74


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