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Romantic Wine Country Bed and Breakfast Getaway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath

Your cares and worries will melt away as you bask in the warmth and ambiance of this lovely bed and breakfast. Relax in one of our beautiful guest room, with its own private bathroom. Tours of the Wine Country and Valparaiso are just some of the attractions that await you.

ChilePlace Bed and Breakfast is located in the beautiful Casablanca Valley, minutes from wineries and Valparaiso.

We offer transportation from and to Santiago, hotels and cruise ship.

Other amenities include Internet access, laundry, and tours of the area, and delicious home made meals.

Keywords: Wine, Valparaiso, Inn, Lodging, Chile, Tours, Countryside, Wine Country, Accommodations

More Details

Owner
Gloria Renard
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Gloria Renard

'Spending time traveling inspired us to help other travelers find a lodging alternative and tours of Chile. We started ChilePlace to provide a welcoming place with all the comforts of home and personalized tours at a reasonable cost.' Gloria Renard and Hector Castro

Gloria Renard purchased this farmhouse in 2004

Why Gloria Renard chose Chile

We decided to live here in the countryside more than 20 years ago, for its unique atmosphere, calm and beauty and its perfect location. We are just 20 minutes driving from Casablanca Wineries and 25 minutes from Valparaiso. Santiago airport is about 1 hour from La Retuca.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We just receive more than 2 persons when they are friends or family, to guarantee our personalized cares. My husband Hector and I will be your guide and drivers and we'll love to cook for you around a bottle of wine.

We also will be glad to figure out with you the best tour options, according to your main interests. We both speak Spanish , English, French and Hector speaks fluently Italian as well.

Amenities

Valparaíso Province Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 toilet, shower and hand washer
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Notes:
Traditional Chilean, Latin American and European home made meals. Welcome 'pisco sours' and wine are also included.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Romantic Wine Country Bed and Breakfast Getaway
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 45 reviews
5

We have just met the most welcoming couple

  • 5 of 5

What an experience. We have loved every moment of our time spent with Gloria and Hector.

They welcome you into their home with open arms and hearts.

Our little sanctuary is comfortable and homey.

Wonderful tour guides, amazing cooks,

You come as strangers and leave as family.

I will be sad to leave behind my new Chilean friends.

Much love and gratitude

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much dear Christine and Dave! missing you already .. We did enjoy your company and every good moment shared will be for sure kept deep into our hearts ♡ Much love and safe travels home!
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5

Beautiful country retreat and the best possible hosts!

  • 5 of 5

So glad we found Hector and Gloria's B&B. Even before we arrived, Gloria was warm and welcoming, and we loved the property's orchards, charming bedroom, and peaceful location. They met us with pisco sours, gave directions for an evening walk, and served a delicious dinner (with perfect wines and great conversation) when we returned. Had the best night's sleep ever. As other reviewers say, too, Gloria and Hector are more than perfect hosts--they're like old friends with an incredible wealth of knowledge and extraordinary generosity of spirit. Just a couple of examples (could give many more): they advised us (correctly) not to drive our car into Valparaiso for a busy holiday weekend--instead, they generously and cheerfully drove us to our next hotel themselves! And after learning that we were having trouble finding a Thanksgiving turkey in Santiago, Gloria called around, found a rotisería near our apartment that would roast one for us, and sent us the details. And this was AFTER we'd left! So glad we had the privilege of meeting them and staying in their beautiful house, and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much dear Jennifer! Once more, wonderful guests make good hosts... we truly appreciate your company and you'll be very welcome any time ;)
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5

Perfection!!

  • 5 of 5

I should have written a review long ago about how amazing our visit was with Gloria and Hector! My boyfriend and I went in February and had such a wonderful time. The pictures do not justice to how beautiful and welcoming their home is. So cozy and so relaxing and we could not have asked for better hosts! They were so accommodating and helpful with everything. We were taken to phenomenal vineyards, had a beautiful time in Valparaiso and Vina del Mar. If you are wine drinkers and love Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir this is the place to be! They know the perfect spots to take you! Thank you for all the wonderful memories and hopefully we can make another trip sooner than later!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing stay in the country

  • 5 of 5

This property is a hidden gem. We stayed for four relaxing, peaceful days in the countryside. Gloria and Hector were a delight. We were greeted with a welcome sign on the gate, a pitcher of pisco sours and appetizers. They prepared excellent meals, especially Hector's paella. Located near the Casablanca valley and wineries, we were able to have some great wine tours. Gloria acted as our tour guide on visits to Vina del Mar and Valparaiso, and Hector dropped us off at the cruise terminal to begin our cruise. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, quaint, homestay-like experience with wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5

Gloria and Hector are the quintessential hosts. From the moment we booked, they were attentive, professional, and thorough. Once we arrived, they treated us like long-lost friends. They offered us a chance to see Chile in a way that would not have been possible, showing us the beauty of not just the countryside, but the people. Their home is clean and cozy, surrounded by beautiful fruit and nut trees (which will make an appearance on the breakfast table!). Hector and Gloria are each fabulous cooks, providing us with some of the best food we had during the entire two weeks in Chile, especially Gloria's pastel de choclo and Hector's homemade bread. They are incredibly kind and caring: even after we left, Hector and Gloria stayed in touch to be sure we made it to our next destination safely and sent recommendations for things to do. They are truly very special people, and we miss them already!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A B&B, yet much, much more!

  • 5 of 5

This is far more than a B&B. What Gloria and Hector are offering you is a chance to see Chile in a way you'd never get seeing it on your own, or using a guide service. Gloria and Hector started by booking tours, but found that too much time was spent driving guests to and from their accommodations. They decided to start taking guests into their home, providing both breakfast and dinner. This completely changes the experience you will have while touring. You are not just a customer, you are a friend. Gloria will make sure before you get there that she knows what you want from your stay, even Skyping if you wish. Food preferences, places you want to see, things you want to do. If you're not sure what you want to see and do they will help you figure it out.

During your stay with them, you will EXPERIENCE Chile. The day starts with a simple breakfast - fresh fruit, yogurt, toasted homemade bread, slices of ham and cheese, tea, coffee - or whatever else you and Gloria have arranged. Then they will take you to see and do whatever you and they have planned. Gloria will be your escort, guide, knower of all things Chilean. She'll be your guardian angel, making sure you stay out of trouble. Not only will she be your translator if needed, but she has fun doing it, even negotiating with merchants and vendors to get you the best deals - and she knows where to go! Hector will drive you, expertly negotiating the crowded city streets and highways alike. Because of both of their personal, intimate knowledge of Chile, every moment you are with them you are seeing things no ordinary guide service could show you. They have knowledge and connections that can get you into places other guides can't. The day ends back at home, with Hector making wonderful dinners, showing off his wide range of cooking talents, from French and Italian to Chilean and Peruvian. While leisurely enjoying dinner and conversation, you continue to know Chile through the experiences and stories of your hosts. Then it's off to bed, to start all over the next day.

Our advice: Trust them. Let them show Chile to you. It was our first international trip, and neither of us speak Spanish, yet we were comfortable wherever we went, from Valparaiso to Santiago, from a hidden German brewery in Olmue to the green market in Quilpue, from a huaso boot shop in Quillota, to the top of Cerro San Christobal, from Isla Negra to La Sebastiana. Let Tito (Hector) drive, let Piti (Gloria) guide, and just enjoy yourself!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
santiago airport
Nearest Train
9 Miles
quilpue city
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
60ch
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
curunina rest house
Nearest Ski
92 Miles
valle nevado
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
viña del mar

Tours of wineries and Valparaiso

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Rates & Availability

Valparaíso Province Farmhouse Rental Rates

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