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Andes Hostal Serena Centro Reviews

Calle Vicuna 431, La Serena, Chile

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102 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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Overall a solid hostel, no frills but clean and in a good location. Free breakfast is a plus! One big negative for me is that the kitchen and the common area - with the comfortable sofas, television, and where people generally hang out - is a smoking area, a massive negative for a non-smoker who wants to be sociable. Great for smokers!


Loved that we could check in early and the 4 of us had booked the cheapest, 6 person room, but he let us stay in the 4 person dorm, which was perfect!


We (two german volunteers living and travelling in Chile) had a wonderful time in La Serena staying in this nice and lovely hostel. Every morning we got a tasty bred with cheese, a smile of the staff and many good advices what to do in La Serena. We can definitely recommend this hostel to everyone! It's quite, clean and there's always a friendly, family-like atmosphere. We also want to thank all staff for making that trip so pleasant! Greetings, Lena and Leah

  • 13th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Was a great experience, even with the earthquake ! jajaja


The hosts were really nice. Always willing to help and make it easy. The hostel is well located, and the living room is nice! I totally recommend it.


we only stayed for one night, but the owner was super nice and welcoming and our room was very clean! The thing that would have bothered us if we had stayed any longer, was the fact, that the smoking area was directly connected to the kitchen!!


The hostel itself is ok, ok location although the central fish market is next door so having the windows open anytime of the day is pretty horrible. The beds are comfortable and the room was ok. Kitchen and comunal area are really basic and freezing cold at night, so wasn't really much of a comunal area. the staff were friendly but only speak spanish and very fast spanish. I woudn't go here again, I'd go cosmo hostel instead, amazing place....sorry!

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