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Great hostel if you are staying in arica for bus transfers as it is a short walk to both the national and international bus stations and very close to the beach.
The French couple who owned the place was very helpful, nice people who were very open and welcoming. Good place for people who just want to go and relax and have a good time. Definitely recommend.
After Santiago we really enjoyed our stay at Arica Unite,. The staff (Jenny and Nico) was very nice as well as most of the guests. The upper part of the hostel was under construction when we where there, but if it's finished it will be an extra plus for the hostel as it gives you a very nice view to the pacific ocean.
It was a very pleasant stay. The owner is just lovely and very helpful. The hostel itself is very well cared and has good taste in decoration. Showers are excellent and it is located between the city center (about 15 min walk), it's just in front of Chinchorro Beach and also very close to the Bus Terminal. The hospitality here was the best in all my trip visit the North of Chile.
Home feel hostel with very hospitality owner Jenny. She is fantastic and nice. When she is in the hostel, it's full of joy and laugh. She shared with very helpful and detail information about Airca, e.g. where to eat, what to see. She also shared seafood with me ! We did enjoy the stay there and highly recommend those who want to have a home-feel hostel, go go go..... It just located next to the beautiful beach !
Good location and a lovely, lovely staff (Jenny thanks for your advice!) - if I return to Arica, I will stay at Arica Unite.
Clean hostel but under construction. Showers and toilets were always available. It wasn't a party hostel but it had a great atmosphere. Jenny has beautiful personality!! It was about a 15 minute walk into the centre of town but right near the beach.
What a great hostel, like a home. Comfortable beds with 2 pillows, comforter! Quiet - a block from the beach, the market - loved it & the owners are excellent. Going back there on my way back to Argentina - definitely stay there!
Really enjoyed staying at this hostel. Jenny is really friendly and it feels more like staying at a friends house than anything. She will help you with anything you want and advise you where she can. The hostel is in a great location. 1 minute walk from the beach and about 15 minutes from the centre of the city. This is nice because it´s a lot quiter and chilled out. There is also a market and a group of shops just 2 minutes walk away too. Great location. Definitely the place to stay in Arica.
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- Male, 18-24
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Had a great time. Jenny is really friendly and helps you out with any question. Beds are comfi and rooms clean. Kitchen for your own use, exellent!
The owner was lovely and incredibly helpful.
We really enjoyed our stay at Jennys place...It felt more like being flatsharing with a friend, than being a stranger in a hostel...She was so flexible and ready to help with everything (organizing the car-hiring, advising us about tours to Lauca, providing maps and stuff)...The closeness to the bus terminal was convenient too...Thanks again! Bisou*
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- Female, 18-24
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The staffs are very friendly and helpful. Very cosy place, feel like being at home. Not a party hostel.
We loved it here. It's an easy walk from the bus station and a stone's throw from the beach. It's only a small hostel so you get to meet everyone staying there and the owners are absolutely lovely, offering advice on everything from what to see in town to how to cross into Peru and recommendations on where to stay when you're there. Highly recommended!
The owners Jennifer and Nicolas were really friendly and helpful. When I discovered that the pass back to Salta was closed, Nicolas helped me to find an alernative route that I could afford, even taking me to the bus station on his bike to help me get the best ticket. Great crepes too! Merci beaucoup x
Great, chill hostal super close to the beach. Pretty quiet and low key but the owners are very nice and the place is clean and the beds are comfy
My 2 night stay turned into 5. Jenny and Nico are a lovely French couple who do everything they can to make your stay a pleasant one. The best shower pressure I have had in he past 2 weeks. The water did go cold shortly after I got in it on 2 mornings. The breakfast is basic being 2 pieces of toast and tea or coffee. They played the best music. Reliable WIFI. It is about 1/2hr walk to downtown but has a local market. If you are looking for a quiet, small, friendly hostel then this is the place.
Host are very welcoming and crepes with breackfast are perfect! Almost right on the beach and very close to busstation and market.
Best hostel in Chile i have been to so far. Everything is clean, the kitchen is well equiped, the bathroom and showers are on a high standard and the hoseal owners are very friendly. Thanks for the good time :)