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The hotel surrounded in beautiful white snow A spacious double room with a balcony The dining room at the Hotel Plaza Punta Arenas A beautiful balcony allows for a great view These quaint room have a great view of the town A view of Hotel Plaza Punta Arenas A quaint twin room at the Hotel Plaza Punta Arenas Enjoy great food in the dining room A cute two bed room with a balcony A view of the park across the way There are great view from the cozy and historic rooms
If you are traveling to Punta Arenas as a tourist or on business, Hotel Plaza will do everything to make your stay enjoyable. They guarantee comfort in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. In front of the Plaza de Armas in the heart of the commercial and financial center, the hotel is open all year round willing to offer you the best services on your Patagonia tour.

History
The building where Hotel Plaza is located was requested by Julio Menéndez and built between 1923 and 1929 in the middle of the Golden Age of the city.  At that time it was considered the first high rise building of Punta Arenas.

Since its opening 20 years ago Hotel Plaza has been located in the Julio Menéndez building in front of one of the corners of the Plaza de Armas of Punta Arenas.  It is a privileged location close to restaurants, pubs, banks, museums, etc.

Today considered a patrimonial building, Hotel Plaza has been dedicated to equipping its rooms, respecting and preserving the original lines of the building.

Services
Cordiality is Hotel Plaza's style and your comfort is their objective.  That is why they've grown to help you experience Patagonia in a grand way, providing a friendly atmosphere and diligent service that delivers what you are looking for in an unforgettable journey.


Available Services
*26 rooms
*Private bath
*Central heating
*Telephone
*CNN
*Safe deposit box
*Wi-Fi

Rooms
Friendly and professional service are the characteristics that Hotel Plaza of Punta Arenas has had for over 21 years.
Enjoy your breakfast or snack in a spacious dining area filled with a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere.
Spend a pleasurable and restful night in one of the 26 comfortable carpeted rooms each with private bath, central heating, telephone, cable TV, safe deposit box, Wi-Fi, and more.

In addition the Hotel offers:
- Cafeteria service
- Laundry service
- Room service
- Fax
- Internet-Wi-Fi
- Confirmation of reservations
- Tourist information
- Group discounts

Excursions

Magdelena Island: Enjoy an adventurous navigation through the Strait of Magellan and disembark to see the largest penguin colony in the area.

Kayaking in the Strait of Magellan: Journey through the waters of the Strait of Magellan to get a close-up look at its diverse geographical features and distinct animal life.

Fort Bulnes: The site of the first Chilean establishment in the region and a true passage through Chile's history.

Torres del Paine National Park: A natural biosphere reserve.  Enjoy an unforgettable experience full of breathtaking scenery and wildlife.

Carlos III Island: Follow the route of the whales in kayak through Francisco Coloane National Park.

Otway Island: Travel on a road through sheep ranches until you reach a marvelous penguin colony.

San Isidro Island: A voyage to the end of South America, the last piece of land before entering the waters of fury.
Group picture at the towers
$1,850
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Classic W Trek

8 Day Itinerary
  • Hike the famous W Trek
  • Explore Grey Glacier up close
  • Hike to the base of the towers
  • Enjoy backcountry glamping
Discover the wild beauty of Chile's Torres del Paine National Park with this overnight trekking adventure. Spend the next 6 days hiking in one of the world's most spectacular parks to enormous glaciers, turquoise lakes, and verdant temperate rainforests. A quintessential Chile travel adventure!
Activities: Land, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, EcoCamp, Grey Glacier, Punta Arenas, Santiago, Torres del Paine
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Hiking through through the snow.
$8,725
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Across the Antarctic Circle Sail/Fly

11 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Zodiac cruise amongst ice floes
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Explore Fildes Bay & Trinity Church
  • Discover Antarctica´s wildlife
Embark the Polar Pioneer for an 11-day small ship cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula and the Antarctic Circle. Fly over the Drake Passage and get more time to explore the extraordinary White Continent. Experience close encounters with powerful orcas, leopard seals, snow petrels, penguins and whales. Cross the Antarctic Circle, reaching 66º33´ South!
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Antarctic Polar Circle, Drake Passage, King George Island, Port of Ushuaia, Punta Arenas
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Guanaco in Torres del Paine
$1,885
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Patagonia Wildlife Safari

5-7 Day Itinerary
  • Choose activity level of excursions
  • Hike to the base of the towers
  • Visit the Salto Grande waterfall
  • See 100,000+ Magellanic penguins
Southern Chile offers a combination of unique wildlife and spectacular scenery in one of the most isolated regions of South America. Visit one of South America's largest penguin colonies before traveling to Torres del Paine National Park. After full days of exploring the park return and rest in comfort at the EcoCamp in the new Suite Domes!
Activities: Biking, Land, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, EcoCamp, Magdalena Island, Punta Arenas
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$10,795
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Cruise the South Shetland Islands
  • View penguins, seals, and whales
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Embark on this 8-day Antarctic adventure with Ocean Nova Air Cruises. Fly over the Drake Passage from Punta Arenas to King George Island where you meet your ship. Cruise between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula as you search for wildilfe and explore the surrounding landscape.
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Chile, Patagonia, South America, King George Island, Punta Arenas
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Stanley Marathon in the Falklands
$4,025
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Stanley Marathon in the Falkland Islands

Designed for participants and fans of the Stanley Marathon in the Falkland Islands who want to visit the Falklands after the marathon. Two nights accommodations in Punta Arenas to rest and recover from the long flights before continuing to the Falklands. After the marathon, explore the Falkland Islands and its unique wildlife, culture, and history. Trip can be customized based on travelers' interests.
Activities: Land, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Chile, Falkland Islands, Patagonia, South America, Carcass Island, Darwin House, Magdalena Island, Punta Arenas, Sea Lion Island, Stanley
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Sea Explorer Air Cruises
$13,995
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Polar Circle Air Cruise

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Attempt to cross the Polar Circle
  • Cruise along fjords & icebergs
  • Search for polar wildlife
  • View presentations by polar guides
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage by air, this 10-day adventure takes you to one of the most spectacular and most remote places on earth - Antarctica. Sail to the far south and be one of the few adventurous travelers to cross the Antarctic Circle.
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Antarctic Polar Circle, King George Island, Punta Arenas
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The Falkland Islands from above
$10,995
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Antarctic Express - Fly South, Cruise North

10 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Save time by flying to Antarctica
  • Experience the Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Enjoy on-board lectures
Take the fastest route to Antarctica – a three-hour flight – and enjoy your first glimpse of the continent from the air, a unique introduction to the vast and dramatic landscape that remains one of the last unspoiled regions in the world. Continue your journey on ship, where a 9-day adventure beyond your wildest imagination awaits.
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Drake Passage, King George Island, Petermann Island, Pleneau Bay, Port of Ushuaia, Punta Arenas, South Shetland Islands
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Antarctic Sunrise
$8,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Explore Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
  • View Neko Harbor´s icebergs
Explore King George Island and the Antarctic Peninsula, skipping the Drake Passage on this 8-day polar experience. Zodiac cruise in search of whales, seabirds, and astounding icebergs, and enjoy daily landing excursions in the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands.
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: King George Island, Petermann Island, Pleneau Bay, Punta Arenas, South Shetland Islands
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Penguins on the Beach
$11,595
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Antarctic Express - Cruise South, Fly North

10 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
If you’re looking for a more efficient Antarctic experience, this is it. You will cruise south across the Drake Passage and experience the first Antarctic land and wildlife sightings with your fellow shipmates. After your penguin, seal, whale, iceberg and glacier cravings have been satisfied, you’ll take the relaxing way home by flying …
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Drake Passage, King George Island, Neko Harbor, Petermann Island, Port of Ushuaia, Punta Arenas, South Shetland Islands
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Sea kayaking in Patagonia
$3,905
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Torres del Paine Multisport

7 Day Itinerary
  • Kayak on Lago Grey with icebergs
  • Biking with views of the Towers
  • Horseback ride with gaucho guides
  • Hike to the base of the towers
With EcoCamp as your home base for the next week, spend each day exploring Torres del Paine's rugged landscape and searching for wildlife. This tour offers multiple adventure options including biking, kayaking, horse back riding, and trekking!
Activities: Biking, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, EcoCamp, Magdalena Island, Punta Arenas
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Breathtaking view of Torres del Paine
$3,585
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Chile North to South

13 Day Itinerary
  • Biking and wine tasting
  • Explore the Atacama Desert
  • Rafting in the Lake District
  • Hike in Torres del Paine
Spend two weeks traveling through Chile and experiencing main highlights of the country. Activities range from biking, wine tasting, rafting, hiking, and so much more!
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, Atacama Desert, Calama, EcoCamp, Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Punta Arenas, Santiago, Valley of the Moon
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Guanaco in Torres del Paine
$13,995
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South America Grand

34 Day Itinerary
  • Observe toucans and macaws
  • Snorkel among Galapagos marine life
  • Watch water flood over Iguazu Falls
  • Hike to the spires of El Paine
Explore the best of South America on this month long adventure that begins in Ecuador and ends in Chile. This itinerary includes it all from snorkeling, hiking, and searching for wildlife to cultural immersion, food tasting, and history. Diverse and full of activities this vacation is sure to delight!
Activities: Biking, Cooking Class, Expedition Cruises, Fishing, History, Kayaking, Land, Local Market, Rainforest Exploration, Snorkeling, Trekking & Hiking, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Amazon, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Easter Island, Ecuador, Galapagos, Patagonia, Peru, South America, South Pacific, Buenos Aires, Coca, Cusco, EcoCamp, Foz do Iguacu, Lima, Machu Picchu Pueblo, Otavalo, Perito Moreno Glacier, Punta Arenas, Quito, Rio de Janeiro, Sacha Lodge, Sacred Valley, Santiago, Torres del Paine
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Sleeping in the snow!
$8,725
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Christmas in Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Experience a wonderland of wildlife
  • Explore historic & scientific sites
  • Enjoy camping and kayaking options
  • Celebrate a White Christmas
Enjoy the ultimate White Christmas on this 11-day celebratory season voyage aboard the Polar Pioneer. Cross the Drake Passage by flight, which means less time sailing and more time enjoying Antarctic Peninsula highlights. With 24 hours of daylight, visit historic sites and scientific stations and enjoy Zodiac cruise excursions.
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctica Peninsula, Drake Passage, Gerlache Strait, King George Island, Port of Ushuaia, Punta Arenas
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Unforgettable wildlife encounters
$8,725
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New Year in Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Enjoy a New Year's Eve polar party
  • Fly the Drake Passage
  • Explore Antarctica's highlights
  • Zodiac amongst glaciers & icebergs
  • Kayak along wildlife-rich bays
Excitement is in the air as you spend 11 days cruising aboard the Polar Pioneer and exploring the Antarctic Peninsula. Celebrate New Year's Eve on the 7th continent surrounded by icebergs, glaciers, penguins, elephant seals, and whales!
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Drake Passage, King George Island, Port of Ushuaia, Punta Arenas
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Kayaking in antarctica
$19,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise the Peninsula, South Georgia, & the Falklands

17 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
Join this 17-day expedition aboard the Sea Adventurer to see the best of Antarctica by sea and by air! This incredible journey visits all the highlights, including the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, the vast and pristine landscape of the Antarctic Peninsula, and the distinct charm and culture of the Falkland Islands.
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctica, Chile, Falkland Islands, Patagonia, South America, South Georgia, King George Island, Punta Arenas, Stanley
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Rainbow over Torres del Paine
$5,865
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Chile North to South Premium

13 Day Itinerary
Discover Chile's awe-inspiring geographical and natural extremes on this premium 13-day, multi-destination adventure. From the world's driest desert to the volcanic peaks, the wild Patagonian steppe, the country's vineyards, unique activities and exclusive boutique accommodation, this trip has everything for a deluxe scenic Chilean adventure.
Activities: Biking, Land, Trekking & Hiking, Urban Exploration, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, Atacama Desert, Calama, EcoCamp, El Tatio Geysers, Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Punta Arenas, Salar De Atacama, Santiago, Valley of the Moon
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Approaching Mirador las Torres with the towers coming in to view
$2,935
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Holiday 2016 Classic W Trek

8 Day Itinerary
  • Hike the infamous W Trek
  • Cruise on Lago Grey with icebergs
  • Hike to view Torres del Paine
  • Relax in the comfort & seclusion
Discover the wild beauty of Chile's Torres del Paine National Park with this base camp trekking adventure. Spend the next 6 days hiking in one of the world's most spectacular parks to enormous glaciers, turquoise lakes, and verdant temperate rainforests. A quintessential Chile travel adventure!
Activities: Camping, Kayaking, Land, Trekking & Hiking
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, EcoCamp, Grey Glacier, Punta Arenas, Santiago, Torres del Paine
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$12,995
Save $500
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky Air Cruises
  • Sail along fjords and icebergs
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Search for whales, penguins & seals
  • Explore Chile's Frei Station
Fly over the Drake Passage and board the Hebridean Sky on King George Island. Spend your time searching for wildlife, cruising along fjords, exploring the polar landscape, and attending lectures by your expert polar guides. No two trips to Antarctica are the same - enjoy the adventure!
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Chile, Patagonia, South America, King George Island, Punta Arenas
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Explore remote shores in your zodiacs
$14,595
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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Look for whales and seabirds
  • Enjoy daily land excursions
  • Cross the Circle and reach 66º33´ S
Immerse yourself in the Antarctic environment and experience a roller coaster of emotions on this 11-day cruise aboard the Sea Adventurer. Visit King George Island and set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula. Cross the Antarctic Circle and reach 66º33´ S; feel the pride in knowing you have made it to a part of the world visited by very few people.
Activities: Camping, Expedition Cruises, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Polar Circle, King George Island, Petermann Island, Pleneau Bay, Punta Arenas, South Shetland Islands
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Gentoo penguin
$11,695
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

7 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Look for icebergs on Pleneau Island
  • Zodiac cruise in search of wildlife
  • Admire the Antarctic landscapes
  • Meet Antarctica´s penguins & seals
Begin your 7-day exploration crossing the Drake Passage by flight and land at South Georgia Island. Board the Island Sky and sail for the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands. Enjoy daily land excursions and Zodiac cruising in search of whales, penguins, and icebergs.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: King George Island, Neko Harbor, Pleneau Bay, Punta Arenas, Santiago, South Shetland Islands
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Sea and sand
$14,495
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Look for Neko Harbor's icebergs
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
Fly over the Drake Passage and experience the fastest and most direct way to Antarctica in this 8-day cruise to the 7th continent. Set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula and keep your camera ready as you cruise in a Zodiac in search of whales, seabirds, penguins, and icebergs.
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: King George Island, Neko Harbor, Pleneau Bay, Punta Arenas, Santiago, South Shetland Islands
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