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Vicente Dagnino 117 Poblacion Chinchorro, Arica, Chile

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86%

Rating
258 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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80%

Very good hostel for visiting Arica. Although a little way out of the centre, it is very close to both the international and national bus terminals. Great wifi in both the rooms and communal areas. Showers not always hot but given that they use solar power this is understandable. Breakfast small but very nice.


100%

I stayed at this hostel one night and was very pleasantly surprised by the good atmosphere - the lady running the establishment was very friendly, good hearted and helpful. Having stayed at many hostels across South America, the facilities were amongst the cleanest I have encountered: to be clear, the facilities were extremely clean and tidy. The location - just five minutes walk from the bus terminal and ten to fifteen minutes walk from the town centre - make the hostel very well located too!


91%

Best breakfast I've had in SA! Owners are nice and welcoming as well. Location isn't the best for proximity, however, quite and helpful staff make up for that.


43%

No lock on door so not secure at all. Had cupboards they said we could lock our bags in but these also had no locks supplied. Was quite a distance from the town and nothing to see much. Said not safe to walk back at night but had lot f trouble getting a taxi. Also receipt given paid. Very unprofessional.

  • 4th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Mixed Group, 41+
  • (1 review)


57%

Overall okay hostal, but wouldnt recommend. Pros: big lockers, great kitchen, lot of toilets, nice people around Cons: bad location (shady neighbourhood and 30 min walk from downtown), bathrooms werent all that clean, wifi was bad, the host wasnt that nice all the time, the linnen was really stained and the host got quite defensive instead of helpfull.

  • 26th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

I liked the atmosphere and met nice people! Quick stay to cross the border the other day.


100%

This was one of the best hostels I ever stayed in. Angela was so nice and helpful, made me feel right at home. I would recommend it 100%

  • 22nd May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

If your going to be arriving early in the morning don't stay here. Not allowed to enter until after 8 am! Some staff from work away would do nicely here.


94%

I had a really pleasant stay here, a very nice laid back place. Jenny was really helpful and welcoming. Being located so close to the bus station is also handy, although this means it is a bit of a walk to the centre but this isn't too much of a problem especially if it is a nice day. Breakfast was also decent and the showers were hot.


89%

Really had I nice stay at the hostel. The owner Jenny was amazing, always there to help and fun! The beach around the corner is not clean but you can walk (30min) or take a taxi (5-10min) to the better beaches of Arica. Sundays market is nice to see and the mini mercado just around the corner is very good to find things to cook at the hostel...


100%

This hostel is really great, you just feel like home! Jenny is really welcoming and give you nice advice to visit and enjoy Arica! The rooms and bathrooms are really clean and the atmosphere with the shared kitchen just relaxing, so I can only recommend it and say thanks to Jenny!

  • 13th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

Nice hostel not far from the bus terminal but quite far from the city center. Showers and toilets are accessible via the terrace/patio where smoking is allowed, thus those facilities sometimes smell a little bit. Surrounding area looks a little bit dodgy but is supposed to be safe.


100%

Best place in Arica!


91%

Perfect hostel for a quick overnight in Arica. Close to the bus station and close to a fantastic market. Breakfast is cooked by the owner and apparently varies daily. Comfortable beds. Hot showers. Great wifi.




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