Casa Hassler is a museum, art gallery and cultural center, as well as the local office of Senatur (Tourism information). The house originally belonged to Dr. Hassler, a Swiss gentleman who settled here in the late 1800's and dedicated himself to studying Paraguay's flora eventually cataloguing over.
80, 000 species of plants. Tel: 0512 232 974, Corner of Luis F.
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Vache and Emilio Hassler, www.sanbernardino.gov. Py, Mon-Fri 8am-6pm Lodging.
Hotel del Lago Built in 1888 by some of San Bernardino's first residents, this centrally located historic manor has since been renovated yet has managed to keep its stately charm. Antique furnishings and nicely maintained gardens overlooking Lake Ypacaraf add to the feeling of being in a period piece movie. The museum's cultural center has rotating art and photography exhibits. During the summer, it also showcases various concerts and events. The hotel also offers a variety of cultural immersion tours through the organization Paraguay Hecho A Mano (Hand Made Paraguay). Tel: 0512 232 201, Corner of Teniente Weiler and Mariscal Lopez across from the main plaza, www.hoteldellago. Org, Doubles 320,000-420, 000, Triples Gs.350, 000, pool, A/C, TV, Wi-Fi ~ ~
Pueblo Hotel Just before the entrance into town, you'll find a large hotel that feels a lot like a beach house thanks to its spacious rooms, nice pool and a pleasant sundeck area. The hotel's restaurant is also pretty good and the bar is well stocked. Tel: 0512 232 195, Calle 8 in between Calle 5 and Avenida Mbocaya, on the right-hand side along the access road into town, Single: Gs. 360, 000, double Gs. 390, 000, summer time rates are approximately Gs.
100, 000 higher per room. Wi-Fi, A/C, TV, pool, tennis courts.
Hotel Los Alpes The San Bernardino Los Alpes is just as nice and welcoming as the branches in Asuncion. The hotel is a bit far from town, however buses are easily caught along the main road. Tel: 0512 232 399 / 232 083, km 46. 5 Ruta General Morinigo,
Www.hotellosalpes.com. Py, Singles Gs. 200, 000, Doubles Gs. 250, 000, Wi-Fi, computer center with free internet, TV, A/C, mini-fridge, pool.
Camping Brisas del Mediterraneo Located about 250 meters from the lake's shore this establishment has something for all budgets – private cabins, dorm rooms and campgrounds. A nice spot to enjoy the natural side of San Ber. ? Tel: 0512 232 459, from the corner Mariscal Lopez and Avenida Kennedy (there is a sign for the campsite opposite the Copaco building) continue 2 kilometers and you will see another sign for the left-hand turn off, buses go as far as the Copaco from which a cab ride costs about Gs. 20, 000, www.campingparaguay.org,
Camping Gs. 35, 000 per person, Doubles Gs. 200, 000, Dorm room Gs. 90, 000 per person, pool, soccer and volley courts.