Since ancient times, the Llanquihue lake has played a key role in the development and growth of Puerto Varas. In the early days of the city, all transport and commercial services grew by the lake and it was not uncommon to find springs in each of the fields that surrounded where people and goods were shipped initially in sloops and later in vapors as Claro, Colonia Santa Rosa and steam, the latter owned by the former owners of Hotel Bellavista.
With this move, he began the need for infrastructure and other functions that give accommodation to people passing through the city. Thus, in 1908, Don Carlos Heim builds his lakefront home, which was later transformed into a hotel to accommodate the influx of tourists coming from different cities in Chile.
So Hotel Bellavista born, inaugurated on 1 July 1918 with large rooms and a wonderful park with native species and green ferns until today preserved. Such illustrious personages of the time as the President Carlos Ibáñez del Campo enjoyed their dependencies.
So for 80 years, the Hotel Bellavista saw grow and prosper into the city, he saw pass by their rooms businessmen, employees, vendors, honeymooners and tourists, who found the hotel a place of rest and relaxation in each of its activities.
In 1986, the hotel Bellavista passes its current owners, the Opitz Teuber and families, with a great vision, begin the construction of a new 27-room hotel in the same place the previous, retaining the name that characterizes and emphasizes the beautiful view from their rooms.
That was how the hotel Bellavista, put at the forefront of the hotel industry in Puerto Varas, taking a hotel according to the needs of the time, but always focused to the welfare and comfort of the guest.
Today, with 70 rooms overlooking the lake, an event center for 300 people, restaurant, bar, laundry service for guests, free wi fi, business center, private parking and above all a great view of the lake and Lanquihue Calbuco volcanoes Osorno and that the hand of his friendly and happy staff make your stay an unforgettable experience.