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Vicente Dagnino 117 Poblacion Chinchorro, Arica, Chile

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183 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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We loved staying at Arica Unite! Jenny and her enthusiastic team are wonderfully helpful and very welcoming people. The hostel is a 2 minute walk to the beach and close to shops and the bus terminal. We felt right at home, enjoying a massive home cooked feast of the best seafood paella we've ever eaten, lovingly prepared by resident Jojo. This is the best hostel in Arica! No need to look anywhere else. Thank you Jenny for a wonderful experience.


Awesome couple who run it, Jenny and Nico made you a delicious breakfast every morning (crepes, waffles, fruit...) and were super helpful with anything we needed. The place was very clean, great solar heated showers and awesome full kitchen to work with. In a residential neighbourhood, but very safe and right next to the beach! Would stay again!!


The hostel has a soul surfer. Its location is very good (close to the beach Chinchorro), despite the humble appearance. The staff that manages and operates the hostel is excellent!


I LOVED my stay at Arica Unite. The place is super chilled, staff welcoming and the views of the beach were lovely. It was a nice beach getaway. Fanny makes amazing breakfast everyday, she's also a wealth of knowledge about the town. And, surfing with Yoyo was amazing.


This hostel was just great. Really clean. Very close to the beach . Big kitchen and rooms and clean bathrooms. Fanny was fantastic. She gave us advice, cooked a delicious and different breakfast every morning and was just a really fun and friendly host. She did all the cooking and all the cleaning herself and still had time to offer us tips and a friendly chat. We all had a great time here and I would stay again, even just to have Fanny's French toast one more time!


I spent a week here... A perfect place to relax, learn to surf with Yoyo, get to know fellow travellers and the locals and you'll love it here. Fanny is amazing. Fantastic cooked breakfast.


Great crew right by the beach and close to town centre


Instead of one night we ended up staying three. For all travellers who want to relax and recharge from a long a trip! A very helpful staff, including a nice surfing instructer inside the house, was making our stay amazing. We definitely recommend it!


The staff was very helpful and friendly. I really enjoyed that all the service was very personalized, including breakfast which was good. It is a bit far from downtown, but if you are up for it you can walk. It would've been great if they had maps and better information regarding the city, and its historical landmarks and main attractions. Hot water and pressure was great. Overall it was a pleasant stay.


Great hostel near the bus stop. Hot showers were nice and wifi was good. Only thing I'd change would be the lockers. They were made of a flimsy material (almost cardboard) and it'd be easy to rip off the lock.


Great hostel close to the beach. Great facilities and good basic rooms.

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