The 80-room Hotel Torremayor (Av. Ricardo Lyon 322, tel. 02/2342000, fax 02/2343779, www.hoteltorremayor.cl, US$100 s or d) offers well-equipped quarters, including wireless Internet and buffet breakfast.
The Best Western affiliate Hotel Director (Av. Vitacura 3600, Las Condes, tel. 02/2071580, fax 02/2287503, www.director.cl, US$105 s or d) offers chain reliability and huge rooms with a buffet breakfast.
In Las Condes, the stylish high-rise Hotel Regal Pacific (Av. Apoquindo 5680, tel. 02/2294000, fax 02/2294005, www.regalpacific.com, US$109–119 s or d) is a business-oriented hotel with conference and meeting rooms, two restaurants, a health club, and the like.
Hotel Neruda (Av. Pedro de Valdivia 164, tel. 02/6790700, www.hotelneruda.cl, US$130 s or d) is a similar business-oriented facility, with all modern conveniences including a gym and sauna.
Business-oriented Hotel Plaza San Francisco (Alameda 816, tel. 02/6393832, fax 02/6397826, www.plazasanfrancisco.cl, hotel [at] plazasanfrancisco [dot] cl, US$119–139 s/d) offers bargain rates for “standard” rooms during the summer off-season; most of the year, it’s a bit dearer, with substantially more expensive luxury suites.
Boasting nearly 300 rooms, half of them nonsmoking, Las Condes’s Hotel InterContinental Santiago (Luz 2920, tel. 02/3942000, fax 02/3942075, www.intercontisantiago.com, US$144 s or d) has spacious rooms and admirable service.
© Wayne Bernhardson from Moon Chile, 2nd edition