Radisson Blu this week announced the opening of Radisson Blu Santiago La Dehesa, its first location in Chile. The opening of this hotel follows Radisson Blu Sao Paulo and Radisson Blu Belo Horizonte, Savassi in Brazil which opened earlier this year.
“This hotel marks another milestone for our brand as we continue to expand our global presence in Latin American,” said Javier Rosenberg, chief operating officer, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “We are pleased to bring the brand’s upper upscale, contemporary and iconic design to this key Latin American destination. The addition of this hotel establishes Radisson Blu in another global gateway city and further strengthens the brand’s international portfolio of upper-upscale hotels.”
Formerly the Radisson Santiago La Dehesa, the hotel recently completely an extensive renovation and enhanced service training to become Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s upper upscale brand, Radisson Blu. Renovations of the hotel included a redesigned lobby, updates to dining facilities and refreshed guest rooms.
“We are thrilled to open our doors under the Radisson Blu brand which is known for iconic and sophisticated leading-edge style and the Yes I Can!sm service philosophy that ensures the 100 percent satisfaction of every guest,” said Pablo Marconi, general manager, Radisson Blu Santiago La Dehesa. “Prior to joining the brand, our staff underwent extensive, enhanced training to ensure that an elevated service culture is at the forefront of the stay experience and every staff member is driven to delight our guests.”
Perfect for the modern-day business and leisure traveler, the Radisson Blu Santiago La Dehesa combines elements of the Chilean culture with the iconic sophisticated style of the Radisson Blu brand. Located at Comandante Malbec 12851, Lo Barnechea, Santiago, the hotel is situated near a variety of attractions and is just shy of 20 miles from Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. From beautiful parks to shopping centers, guests can fill their day with fun activities and immerse themselves in the Chilean culture. This includes browsing the shops at Portal La Dehesa, visiting a nearby vineyard for a one-of-a kind winery tour, skiing in one of the most popular resorts in the southern hemisphere at Valle Nevado, and hiking at Yerba Loca for breathtaking views of Santiago’s nature preserve. By taking advantage of the hotel’s concierge services and rental car agency, guests can make the most of their visit to Santiago.
The hotel features 105 spacious guest rooms and suites with new 48” flat screen televisions in all standard rooms and 55” flat screen television in suites. Additionally, the rooms also feature Nespresso® coffeemakers for those who want to start their day with luxury cup of espresso or coffee.
Guests can also enjoy an outdoor and indoor heated swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness center with new equipment and personal trainers, and a business center. Additionally, guests can dine at the hotel’s restaurant, Zafràn, and experience a menu of avant-garde international cuisine with gourmet dishes from head chef Hugo Rueda. Chef Rueda incorporates Peruvian accents into Mediterranean cuisine for a truly unique dining experience. The hotel offers free high-speed Internet access, complimentary breakfast buffet, and a welcome beverage at check-in to greet guests upon arrival.
The on-site Petra Spa & Wellness Club offers full massage services and beauty treatments for guests to enjoy while unwinding from a day of travel. Guests can choose from a menu of rejuvenating treatments such as aromatherapy, facial therapy and Swedish massages, while also taking advantage of the sauna and spa facilities.
The hotel features versatile meeting facilities, including five conference rooms that can accommodate events, meetings and groups of up to 200 guests. By working with Radisson Blu’s team of experienced planners, guests can obtain access to modern meeting rooms and exclusive catering menus to make their special event or meeting a success.
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