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I love you Roberto but for the 1st time during my 3 weeks travel I felt like I was getting in a bed that belonged to a teenage boy who hadn't washed his sheets in 2 months! I also felt cleaner staying away from the shower! I'm so sorry but this is the only thing that could possibly be improved on. You were so helpful and friendly but for me clean sheets is far more important.
Very quiet when we stayed, but as we do not like to party every night, it was a bonus. The owner, Roberto, is very accomodating, ensuring we had a warm welcome when we arrived very early from a night bus. A bit of a walk from the town centre,but its only a 15minute walk to the beach,and a nice scenic walk from there.
Awesome hostel and stay: roberto was fantastic host, so generous and welcoming, made our stay very special. Really good breakfast. East getting to centre town. Only minus is rooms and kitchen are not so clean...
Stayed 2 nights and i lovedit! Roberto is so nice and very social! He really knows hos to make people feel like home! Only one small complaint, the 8 bed dorm we stayed in could use a little touch up, it looked a little bit worn out
Terrific hostel. Fantastic value for money. Easy to walk to the supermarket and easy enough to get to the center. Very cuddly cat, friendly enough pitbull. Roberto kindly upgraded us to a private room since it was the off season, and made sure to set out breakfast for us since we left quite early. Everything was very comfortable, great atmosphere. Only complaint is that the kitchen was filthy...
It's a great place! The owner is so sweet and friendly and will take good care of you! He has great recommendations for places to visit too! The atmosphere is amazing, warm and homie!
We had a relaxed two days in Arica. Roberto is really lovely and we fell in love with his cat which he calls mono blanco.
Fantastic little hostel. Great atmosphere down to the warm welcome from Roberto and Bryan. Would definitely recommend!!
Good little hostel, a bit out of the way but better than others in Arica. On the bus route so easy to get around. Arica itself is pretty dead so the hostel is nice to chill out at while crossing borders.
Amazing hostel!! We were welcomed in by the hostel staff like old friends. The owner Roberto gave us great advice about what to see and do in Arica, how to safely get across the border into Peru, how to get around and food nearby. We only stayed one night but would definitely have stayed longer if we could and would 100% come back next time we are in Chile!!
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The owners were awesome - we visited during off season but we could tell it would be a great place during high season. The hostel itself was great too - big open space, comfortable beds, cool lights at night. The kitchen was pretty nasty, but since it was off season the owners probably weren't as on top of that sort of thing. Location wasn't great - really far walk to the bus terminal, beaches, and main squares. Overall good stay, but would be better during high season!
Very nice and friendly and helpful staff, super good and happy athmosphere, pretty and nice everything, thank you!
Roberto and his crew showed us a fantastic time. They allowed us a 7am check in and breakfast on arrival. Everyone is lovely and the party on the Saturday night was plenty of fun!
Cool hostel. Had all their facilities figured out, clean and good. I think we were the only ones staying there other than a family so it was super mellow. Roberto I think is his name is a cool guy and super helpful. Came back from surfing around 1pm and he still hooked up a good breakfast, break, fruit, yogurt, coffee and cookies. Definitely recommend.
Great Owner, nice atmosphere, but a lit bit out of city center!
The staff make a massive difference, for good or bad, in a hostel but here they were first class. They went above and beyond. The hostel itself has a great atmosphere, highly recommended.
Roberto the owner was super friendly and very helpful, he stayed up with us talking and making sure we will be all taken care of. The hostel has a great vibe and it is super cute. Only downside is that is kinda away from the touristic part of the city but it is a cool place to stay in.
Pros: Great staff. Nice, comfortable hang-out area. Good internet. Cons: Far from center! Have to taxi or bus there. But this may not be a problem if you're here for surfing. Was just in Arica to get to Peru, so this was a comfortable stay for the night. Would recommend.