Hotel la Yegua Loca, Punta Arenas
|Fagnano 310, Punta Arenas, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena, CHILE.|
Description: Hotel la Yegua LocaLocated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Punta Arenas, Hotel la Yegua Loca is a charming small boutique property, offering cosy accommodation, genuine Chilean cuisine and friendly, helpful service in a highly central setting.
Originally built in 1929, this typical Punta Arenas house was restored to its actual splendour by its present owners, and features countless unique elements, including rooms themed and decorated on the arts and craft of the ranches and the Gaucho. Ideally placed for visiting this fascinating city, gateway to Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, Hotel la Yegua Loca is within easy reach of many of Punta Arenas' most important landmarks and attractions, including the Sarah Braun museum, the Nao Victoria Museum, the Museo del Recuerdo, the Magellanic Penguin rookeries, or the fascinating municipal cemetery. Many rooms and public spaces of the hotel have fine views of the Strait of Magellan and the city.
Services and facilities at Hotel la Yegua Loca include the charming coffee shop, serving a magnificent selection of sweet and savory snack, ''paninis'', salads and hot dishes, along with Croatian dishes and typical regional recipes. The Pulpería is a traditionally-styled period grocery store, with displays from the pioneering times, along with a selection of regional gourmet products and souvenirs, while the cosy upper floor living room is a delightful spot to relax with great views of the Straits, the city, and Tierra del Fuego.
Type of rooms: Hotel la Yegua LocaPanoramic View Rooms
On the second and third floors, all rooms are of a differing size and design, as a result of the restoration of the original spaces and elements of the house, built in 1929. Typical antiques used in the crafts and trades of the traditional ranches are displayed in an innovative way, which will surprise and delight guests.
El Carrero (The Coachman):
This is a 21 sq m room with city views, located on the second floor, decorated with wagon wheels and other elements used in this traditional job.
La Pesebrera (The Stable):
A 28 sq m room with a panoramic view, an enclosed terrace and outdoor balcony. It is decorated with saddles, posts, horseshoes and traditional implements.
The Soguero (The Braider):
A 15 sq m room with panoramic views and an outdoor balcony where the furniture is hand-crafted, combining techniques such as twisted braids and embossed thongs.
La Quinta (The Orchard):
This 15 sq m room with panoramic views is decorated with burlap potato sacks, planting tools and wicker baskets used on crops and seedbeds.
City View Rooms
The front rooms - El Soguero (The Braider) and La Quinta (The Orchard), have a beautiful panoramic view, and El Galpón de Esquila (The shearing shed) along with La Carpintero (The Carpenter) overlook the city. There is also a living room with a balcony that has the same view as the rooms; from where guests can see Tierra del Fuego, the Strait of Magellan and the end of the American continent.
A 17 sq m room with city views, which has original dairy cans on one of its walls and is decorated with an antique craft dairy and cheese processing machine.
El Herrero (The Blacksmith):
A 15 sq m room with panoramic views is decorated with a forge, anvil, pincers and stamping tools, creating an interesting smithy-style space.
El Carpintero (The Carpenter):
A 22 sq m room decorated with examples of tools, wooden pieces and other items used by carpenters.
El Galpón de Esquila (The shearing shed): This 22 sq m room, with city views, clad with typical tin-shed type lining, is decorated with typical elements like a bale scale, now the baggage holder; shearing machines used as hangers, small bales used as seats and a desk with a pedestal, simulating cleaning tables and the folded fleeces.
All rooms feature: central heating; Wi-Fi; phone; desk; luggage rack; safe; private bathroom; hair dryer.
Additional information: Hotel la Yegua Loca
Free public parking is available at a nearby location.
Airport transfers and shuttle services are available on request. Charges apply.
Number of rooms: 8
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1929/2015.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Discover, Red compra.
Restaurant closed: The restaurant is open daily for guests until midnight.
GPS Coordinates: 53° 9' 36.95'' S 70° 54' 55.35'' W
Nearest airport: Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport - 20,8km.