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The Lake District Hotels

Hotel Centinela


  • Historic
  • Dramatic views


  • Facilities need some TLC
  • Inconsistent service

Updated 12/02/2014

Fodor's Review

Simple and elegant, the venerable 1912 Hotel Centinela has seen better days but remains one of Chile's best-known accommodations. This wood-shingled lodge with a dramatic turret sits amid 20 forested acres at the tip of Península Centinela jutting into Lago Llanquihue. Britain's Edward VII, then Prince of Wales, was the most famous guest (but there's some mystery as to whether his future wife, American divorcée Wallis Simpson, accompanied him). Imposing beds and armoires fill the huge rooms in the main building. The cabins include three meals a day delivered to the door.

Hotel Information


Península de Centinela, 5 km (3 miles) south of Puerto Octay, Puerto Octay, 5370000, Chile



Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 11 rooms, 1 suite, 16 cabins
  • Rate includes: Breakfast; All meals

Updated 12/02/2014

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