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1 room, 2 adults

Fauna Hotel, Valparaiso

3-star3 stars
Paseo Dimalow 166, Valparaiso, Valparaiso, 234000, Chile

Victorian hotel with restaurant, connected to a shopping center, near Reina Victoria Lift
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  • Beautiful architecture and design. Great food and viewsFeb. 16, 2020
  • There is no parking on site and the hotel is not accessible by car (it’s on a pedestrian…Apr. 7, 2019

Fauna Hotel, Valparaiso

from $118 CAD
  • Suite
  • Superior Room
  • Standard Double or Twin Room

What’s around Fauna Hotel, Valparaiso


  • Reina Victoria Lift - 2 min walk
  • Mirador Paseo Gervasoni - 5 min walk
  • Valparaiso University - 7 min walk
  • Plaza Sotomayor - 10 min walk
  • Port of Valparaiso - 22 min walk
  • Flower Clock - 5.2 mi / 8.3 km
  • Wulff Castle - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
  • Vina del Mar Casino - 6.4 mi / 10.3 km

Getting around

  • Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL) - 72 min drive
  • Puerto Station - 9 min walk
  • Bellavista Station - 10 min walk
  • Francia Station - 20 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 16 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-12:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

  • Cruise terminal shuttle*

  • Ferry terminal shuttle*


  • No onsite parking


  • Area shuttle*

  • Beach shuttle*

  • Ski shuttle*

  • Shopping center shuttle*

  • Casino shuttle*

  • Theme park shuttle*

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1870
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Fauna - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Fauna Hotel, Valparaiso’s small print

Also known as

  • Fauna Hotel
  • Fauna Hotel Hotel
  • Fauna Hotel Valparaiso
  • Fauna Hotel Hotel Valparaiso
  • Fauna Hotel Valparaiso
  • Fauna Valparaiso
  • Hotel Fauna


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • The national sales tax (19%) may be charged upon check-out to citizens of Chile regardless of length of stay and to foreigners staying in the country for 60 consecutive days or more. To qualify for a tax exemption, foreigners must pay for their stay in foreign currency (not in Chilean pesos) and present a valid passport along with the migration card they received upon arrival in the country at check-in. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CLP 80000 per vehicle (one way)

Cruise ship terminal shuttle and ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service to the beach, casino, shopping center, ski area, and theme park is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Fauna Hotel, Valparaiso

  • Does Fauna Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Fauna Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Fauna Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Fauna Hotel?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Fauna Hotel.
  • Are pets allowed at Fauna Hotel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Fauna Hotel?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 12:30 AM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Fauna Hotel?
    Yes, Fauna offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Malandrino (3-min walk), Allegretto Pizzeria (3-min walk), and Cervecera Altamira (3-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Fauna Hotel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CLP 80000 per vehicle one way.
  • Is there an onsite casino at Fauna Hotel?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Vina del Mar Casino (28-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do near Fauna Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Reina Victoria Lift (2-min walk) and Mirador Paseo Gervasoni (5-min walk), along with Valparaiso University (7-min walk) and Plaza Sotomayor (10-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 82 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
A great hotel! The restaurant on the rooftop is an awesome addition. The breakfast on the rooftop is so amazing and nicely done. Just a note that you have to park your car on the streets and roll your suitcases over to the hotel. Overall, awesome place to stay. Highly recommend.
SA, ca1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
The Fauna was great! Our room had a good view of the city and we enjoyed the view from the rooftop restaurant as well. Breakfast was wonderful as you got fresh fruit and juice, muxlix and yogurt, eggs with cold meat and cheese and toast. You could order any kind of coffee that you liked. This was included in the price of our room. The staff in the restaurant were great as well as the staff at reception who were very helpful. The location was great as well close to lots of restaurants. I would highly recommend the Fauna Hotel.
ca4 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Hotel had a very cool vibe and aesthetic. Our room on the bottom floor corner felt a little cramped and dark, and because the window opened up on a back alley, we needed to keep blinds closed when in the room. Also because of the way it’s built, sound really travels and you can really hear people walking up the internal staircases and trying to unlock their room doors. The restaurant was very nice and so was the breakfast. The view was amazing from the upper floors and staff were great
ca2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fauna Hotel is by far the best hotel in Valparaiso. The rooftop restaueant is a must, and Lucia makes everyone feel so comfortable.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very cool hotel in the most interesting area off Valparaíso
Pierre, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fabulous location in the colorful, funky neighborhood of Cerro Alegre! The hotel is stylish, clean and comfortable. Staff was friendly and super helpful. The rooftop bar and restaurant have an amazing view and the food/cocktails were fabulous.
keith, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location, good mattress, nice staff.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fauna - great location, interesting architecture.
The Fauna Hotel is a unique hotel. It was lovingly created. The hotel and rooms are on 4 floors. Our rooms were on the bottom floor 1 (the reception is on floor 3). Thankfully Iris greeted us when we arrived and carried my heavy suitcase down the 2 long flights of stairs. (Someone else carried it back up). The restaurant (4th floor) served an excellent breakfast buffet, including custom eggs. We had dinner there and all the food and wine were fabulous. The view of Valpariso from the restaurant was AMAZING! The hotel is located right at the top of a funicular and near some bakeries and small shops. We did a lot of walking in Valpariso! It's a lovely city. The Fauna is in a great area, and it's easy to get to many other places in Valpo by walking. Uber is also available in the city. Our room on floor 1 had a street outside of the window, but it was closed overnight and quiet. Our first morning included construction workers literally right outside our window! (Luckily we were already awake). The staff had warned us, but it was still a shock. In addition to the stairs, you cannot get to the hotel directly from the street. You have to walk in about 2 blocks, with some steps too. This was not a problem for us, but would be for some people. The hotel does not have an elevator, and the stairs in the hotel would be problematic for some also. Wifi worked very well. If you are fit, this hotel is unique and lovely. Highly recommend.
us3 night family trip
Good 6.0
The property itself is quite amazing. Architecture, theme, decor, facilities and amenities, certain views, general atmosphere are all great or excellent. Restaurant staff was amazing and breakfast is amazing. Hotel staff was hit or miss, most were great/excellent, but a few bad apples made the difference. Staff from room cleaning service tried to enter twice in the same day with us inside without knocking and the lady at the counter who checked us in and coincidentally was there while we checked out was not really helpful and dismissive of our concerns as guests. No hotel staff offered help. Our only true concern was the fact that the hotel's inaccessibility and hidden location is not mentioned in the Expedia description. We missed the one costumer review that warns others about this. The hotel is not closed to the beach, there is no true beach in this industrial/port city, and the hotel is not in a central location, it is hidden in a pedestrian path up Cerro Alegre hill with no vehicle access. Maybe this is part of the "charm", but if you don't know, you don't know. We didn't and after a month cruising in Ecuador, Peru, and Chile, we wanted a break in a nice hotel. Having to lug out all of our bags from our rental car after trying to find the hotel was not what we expected. Had we known, we could've made a couple of day bags and leave all our equipment in the car. but this wasn't possible and really soured or experience.
us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent location. Good value. Great restaurant.
Brilliant location, right by the funicular. The current building is beautiful and very interesting, cut out of the hillside and joining two former houses together. The rooftop restaurant is perfect with stunning views but take a jacket as the wind from the Pacific can be chilly and some rooms are in deep shade. The reception staff were very welcoming and friendly and put us in touch with an excellent walking tour by two local history enthusiasts who did the whole thing in period costume!
Nigel, gb1 night romance trip

Fauna Hotel, Valparaiso