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Mamatierra Hostel Reviews

Pachamama 615, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

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225 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 98%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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Enjoyed my stay there and everything went well. No complaints


The hostal is conveniently located near to the bus terminal and is cleaned daily. The staff are friendly and eager to assist with requests and questions. They serve a hearty breakfast too. Great place to stay in San Pedro de Atacama.


Mamatierra is one of the best hostels we've stayed at during our travels around South America. It's a really clean place with a lovely atmosphere and an excellent breakfast. The staff is very professional and helped us to organise tours with a good company to Valle de la Luna and Laguna Cejar. The only downside is the noise. Our room was in front of the courtyard tables - as most rooms are - and people arriving late or leaving early to see the geysers always woke us up.


Had a lovely stay at Mamatierra, Atacama. The place was clean and had good hot water all the time. Breakfast was provided everyday and if you have to go early...they would pack the breakfast for you which was great!


My stay at Mamatierra was very nice. The staff is very helpful and friendly. They passed us the best informations about San Pedro. This was essential for our tip. Besides that the hostel is nice with a very good breakfast! Thanks for everything.

  • 21st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I thought this place was really lovely, more like a little hotel than a hostel. The room was really really nice and the breakfast was great. Its a bit further out of town but San Pedro is a small place so thats not really a problem. Its close to the bus station which is great. The only thing I found a bit weird was that there was no laundry facility. In three months of travel in South America, this is the first place that we were told no. We had to go into town and it cost us a bundle.


The most comfortable bed we have had in months of travel, switched on staff, easy to book tours, eggs and fruit for breakfast. What more could you ask for! San Pedro is a pricy place so it was great to have access to a kitchen. When we wanted to stay longer but they were booked out, they checked us in to Hostel Desert (a little further out of town but similarly comfortable and an excellent kitchen). If you go for early morning tour, your breakfast will be prepared to take with you.

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