Fodor's Expert Review Enjoy Punta del Este

Rambla Claudio Williman at Parada 4, Punta del Este, Maldonado, 20100, Uruguay

Editor's Note: This location is reported to be under new ownership and therefore this review may contain inaccuracies.

Spectacularly lit fountains and gardens, an abundant use of marble, and stunning artwork make this an extraordinary resort. Even though the off-season is quieter, things hop here year-round. Every room (with the exception of four ample suites) has a terrace with views of the beaches. The most prominent draw is the Las Vegas–style casino—the country's best with nearly 500 slot machines. The entertainment here reads like a Who's Who of farándula—that's showbiz, Latin American style—but Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan are among the U.S. stars who have performed here, too.

PROS

  • always something going on
  • friendly and efficient staff
  • phenomenal shows

CONS

  • not a good choice if you crave intimate surroundings
  • rooms and communal areas show some wear

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Views
Central
Private
$$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 4249–1111

HOTEL DETAILS

253 rooms, 41 suites
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast, Credit cards accepted

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