In Puerto Varas:  Hotel Bellavista overlooks Lake Llanquihue. It is in central Puerto Varas and a short walk from Puerto Varas Plaza de Armas and Church of the Sacred Heart, a 10-minute walk to Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho, a 5-minute walk to Puerto Varas Beach and just steps away from the casino and the city centre.

70 warm rooms with wood paneling, feature free Wi-Fi, minibar, safe, 25” LCD TV, bathroom with rainfall shower and deep soaking tub, hair dryer and free toiletries. The rooms have lake and volcano views, some have balconies, elegant suites add panoramic lake and volcano views and living/dining areas. A duplex suite sleeps 6 people.

Freebies include self-parking, and a continental breakfast buffet served in Bellavista, the hotel’s rustic-chic restaurant. There’s also a sauna, a 24/7 business center and a cozy bar with a fireplace,   free Wi-Fi in public areas, 4 meeting rooms, and a computer station. There’s an airport shuttle (available 24 hours fee applies), front desk is staffed 24 hours a day, concierge services and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free newspapers, laundry facilities, and a porter/bellhop.