Av. Comandante San Martín 599
Arica - Chile
Phone: (56-58) 254 540
Fax: (56-58) 231 133
The hotel is located south of town right next to the beach about 30 minutes from the
and a short drive (or 20-minute walk) to the downtown area. The hotel is rated as a 3 Star hotel
and has 114 room
(14 suites, 80 rooms of various sizes, and 20 cabanas) distributed over two floors. The size and quality of the rooms varies.
The décor is somewhat outdated, but overall the rooms are clean and well-maintained.
food is excellent and is served in the restaurant as well as the bar. The breakfast buffet
is open from 6:00 am to 10:30 am
and is included in the room cost.
The hotel has a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a fitness center (currently being remodeled), as well as a game room and miniature golf.
amenities include free WiFi throughtout, cable TV, a mini bar, room service,
safe-deposit boxes, free parking,
courtesy transportation, a business center (consisting of 2 computers), and laundry service.
The rates (includes breakfast) at the Hotel Arica are:
Single or Double Standard USD 75.50 per night
Single or Double Superior USD 92.00 per night
Cabin Single or Double USD 92.00 per night
Junior Suite USD 142.00 per night
Suite USD 194.00 per night
Please note that the Hotel Arica has a shortage of rooms at the
end of October. If you
choose to stay there,
there's a chance that you may need to move to another hotel for a few days, and then return to the Hotel Arica if you wish.
Because of this shortage of rooms, we have negotiated rates with another hotel:
Hotel El Paso Park
General Velásquez Avenue 1109
Arica - Chile
Phone Number: 56.58.230808
Fax Number: 56.58.231965
4-Star Hotel is in the center of town right next to Arica's casino and the
University of Tarapacá.
There are 81 rooms; twenty-four of those are brand new with tasteful décor, new furniture, and they all face the swimming pool,
whereas the remaining rooms do show their age. The hotel is about 15 minutes from the airport, and a short drive to the
VOCALS Operations Center at the Hotel Arica.
is available throughout the hotel.
Other amenities include courtesy transportation, a business center, a
24-hour front desk,
safe-deposit boxes, hair salon, child care, a fitness center, minibar, non-smoking rooms, parking, radios, a restaurant on the premises,
and swimming pool and a tennis court nearby.
The rates (includes breakfast) at the Hotel El Paso Park are:
Single Standard USD 69.00 per night
Double Superior USD 85.00 per night
Double Standard USD 78.00 per night
Double Superior USD 104.00 per night
Executive Suite USD 118.00 per night
American Suite USD 127.00 per night
Royal Suite USD 137.00 per night
To make reservations at either hotel, please contact Carmen
Messina (Groups Manager) (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You will need to let her know which hotel you'd prefer to stay in, your room preferences, dates, names, credit card guarantee,
and mention "Proyecto VOCALS" to get the discounted rates.
Lodging in Iquique:
Radisson Hotel is located at the south end of Iquique, 30-35 minutes drive from
Diego Aracena Airport and
right next door to the GAUS launch site at the Universidad Arturo Prat Marine Sciences Campus.
NCAR / EOL will establish a data center and provide Internet connectivity for VOCALS participants at the GAUS launch site.
Av Arturo Prat 3939
Phone No. 56.57.381188
The hotel is in a suburban setting (no restaurants nearby), but a
short drive or 20 minute walk from the commercial district.
It has WiFi throughout the property, a business center, a coffee shop, swimming pool and bar, fitness center, safe-deposit boxes, minibar, free parking and a volleyball court.
The rates (include breakfast) at the Radisson are:
30-day stay USD 75.50 per night
less than 30 days USD 81.00 per night
The Radisson Iquique does NOT make direct reservations; to make reservations, contact central booking directly:
email@example.com Please mention "Proyecto VOCALS"
NOTE: The CIRPAS Twin Otter flight crew has
selected the Holiday Inn Express in Iquique. It is located within walking distance
of the commercial district. No negotiated rates are available at the H.I. but expect ~$100 per night.
information and photographs of the hotels are available from the Arica and
Iquique Site Survey Albums on the VOCALS web site.