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Very nice facilities, but the hostel was too big to have any atmosphere. Very antisocial.
This place is great. Close and easy to bus station. Comfortable common area and comfortable rooms with showers. A fair walk to town center, but not bad 20 minutes.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Singing Lamb was a great place to meet others who were preparing for the trek through Torres del Paine, but unfortunately the nice stay was tarnished by a plague of bed bugs. Me and another friend were bitten along with others in the 9-bed dorm. It's also sad that they require you to pay $1,000 Chilean pesos per day to leave your bags in a locker while you´re backpacking, even if you stay there upon return. We decided to go to Kaweskar instead a few blocks away.
Clean place. Big dormrooms. You can leave your bag in a locker when you go to the TDP park. Tasty breakfast. Staff, especially Octavio, are really friendly.
Good place to chill before after your trekking
huge living room with plenty space n entertainment facilities however i dislike management of this hostel results in poor service. they charged 1 dollar p/d for storing luggage when u r at park.other hostels you can easily find free. I booked w circuit hostel for the day i come back they were happy to store my luagguge for free even i didnt stay there at beginning. i left a small bag with clothes at singing lamb reception when i came back the staff just told me it was gone.
Good place to chill before/after trekking Torres
My experience at The Singing Lamb was great! I had a very short visit and was thinking that I wouldn't be able to take a tour to Torres del Paine because all excursions were already fully booked. When Mauricio heard about that, he said that he would find a tour for me and he did! It was my birthday so it was a special gift that I received it by spending the day on that amazing park! Also, Octavio makes the best bread that I have ever had in any hostel that I have stayed at.
Good brekky provided in the morning - free home made bread & scrambled eggs. Potential for a good atmosphere but everybody is always busy backing for their hike. Found staff were not overly helpful when approached about issues - eg, a map of the town or what to do in the town itself... The dude who cooked me scrambled eggs every morning though was sensational.
This is the best hostel l have stayed at. It is new and clean, has four functioning computers and serves eggs for breakfast. It is within walking distance of the bus station, but a little farther from shopping than other hostels.
A little bit off the main drag, but close enough to Erratic Rock for the run-down on TDP. Really clean facilities, made for a nice welcome shower after hiking the W. The rooms are a bit awkward with most all the beds right next to each other, but aside from that, the hostel provides everything you need to prepare and wind down from hiking in Torres del Paine
Nice clean dorms and clean common area with computers which was nice, and good breakfast, with brewed coffee!
Great hostel, nice atmosphere, comfortable beds, kitchen available, nice living room, computers and free wi-fi available. The only thing to say is that the rooms have a lot of beds (10) so it can get a little noisy with that many people. I would definitely recommend this place!
Good wifi, location just ok, no activities, expensive place
Stayed at the Singing Lamb for 2 nights before I headed off to Torres Del Paine. Octavio was an excellent host, he makes a great breakfast and also gave me great advice on doing the Circuit versus the W. I didn't mind paying an extra dollar to store my stuff while I was overnight in the park. Many of the other hostels leave all of your extra belongings in a shared luggage room, so it was nice to know that valuable electronics were locked in a locker I had the key to.
We are an Australian couple (31/33) and have both travelled broadly; this is an excellent hostel. Great rooms. Octavio is an amazing host and incredibly helpful with advice about the Torres del Paine, rental gear, food etc (although note Puerto Natales has a very, very small supply so I'd bring your own). Definitely go to Octavio's recommended restaurant (Cangrejo Rojo) for lunch or dinner (or both like us). The food (particularly the king crab pie) is world class. Absolutely fantastic.
Best breakfast with freshly baked bread every morning! Some staff members were really helpful, others not so much. It was a great spot to meet people for going to the Torres del Paine. It was also possible to leave the stuff in lockers while trekking. The beds were really comfortable as well
Probably the best hostel we've ever stayed in! We stayed in the dorms both before and after TDP-hike because we liked our first nights so much :) Nice warm beds, clean and tidy. Helpful staff, rhubarb jam to put on the freshmade breakfast bread and oppurtunities to share stuff/cloths/food that you dont need/need with other backpackers/Torres del paine hikers. They have lockers to store stuff while your hiking if needed.
Its a nice hostel. Unfortunately my wife got bitten by something in her bedding and couldn't sleep. I had no problems. The breakfast was excellent.
Very nice stay. Professionally run. Helpful staff. Trekking gear rental nearby (open 10am-11pm). No problem to store some luggage while on trek at Torres del Paine (for small charge). Fast Internet and several terminals free to use. Highly recommended!