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Villa Chiquitana

Villa Chiquitana

A smart, modern hotel with a decent range of facilities, a good base for visiting the mission church at San José de Chiquitos.

Villa Chiquitana is the most upmarket accommodation in San José Chiquitos, situated 1km from the centre of this town on the UNESCO listed Jesuit mission circuit. It is a modern hotel run by a Frenchman and the management's experience shows in the efficient and friendly service.  There are 12 rooms, but they are in the process of enlarging to 17, on two floors (2015). 

The rooms and suites are well sized and furnished. All rooms have air-conditioning, TV and minibar. The new rooms will be similar. There is both internet access and Wi-fi. You'll find an unheated pool large enough for swimming and even a volleyball court in the extensive garden, a cafeteria and a gift-shop.

Bartolome, Galápagos

What our clients say

  • Bolivia is very spectacular in terms of scenery but both food and hotels leave something to be desired. Not a problem for us but some might find it below expectations. 

    MW
  • Highlight: Oh PLEASE !?? How can we do that.  I think  the early Hito Cajon border of Bolivia to Sucre had to be the highlights - the Salar, etc. the views all the way, our guide must have got tired of us oohing and aaahing !

    RH, Carshalton
  • Highlight: “Seeing the physical geography of Bolivia and visits especially the silver mine and the mint.” 

    KS
  • Highlights: The trek and Bolivia in general.

    GN, Kingsbridge
  • It felt like the most authentic South American experience.

    CC, Carnforth
  • Most memorable experience: “The time we spent in Bolivia was amazing, despite the altitude sickness! The Uyuni salt flat was so beautiful and all the lagoons and mountains we saw on the way. We also loved Iguazu falls and lake Titicaca.” 

    SC, Manchester
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