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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Beach Hostel Penuelas

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

If you are looking for a place to get some rest and relax after months of being on the go, Penuelas Hostel is THE perfect place for you! A cozy, safe, comfortable and the CHEAPEST hostel in town, which means you get THE best value for your money. Only 5 minutes away by bus to La Serena or Coquimbo, which will allow you to get to see the best bits of the 4th region of Coquimbo.

Its also important for you to know, that as a Registered Tour Agency we offer day trips to the Elqui Valley, Mamalluca Observatory and Damas Island (Were you can see the penguins, dolphins and even whales if you are lucky!) with the most convenient prices for our guests. The tours are given in Español and English.

In our hostel you will definitely feel at home... Comfy beds, lockers to keep your belongings, a full equipped kitchen, a beautiful garden and the best vibes from the staff. Our staff will ALWAYS be willing to help you in case you have questions or concerns! We also have several room types, both shared and private accommodation options.

The supermarket is only a 10 minutes walk from the Hostel.

Penuelas Hostel's Policies & Conditions:

**Age Restriction: we receive people from 18 till 40 years old only**

Reception hours from 08.30am to 9:00pm
Check- in: 12.00 pm
Check- out: 11.00am

Payment upon arrival by cash
We don't accept payment by card.

Taxes not included - 19.00% (Only for Chileans).
Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.

Breakfast not included.

No curfew.
No smoking.
Reception available from 08:30 to 21:00. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    02 Mar 2019
    Had an amazing stay at Penuelas Hostel. The place is really clean, tidy and cozy. Location was great the hostel is only like 3 blocks away from the beach. Breakfast was also really good (not only jam and butter). The staff was friendly and helpful. It was a good place to stay after months of travelling. Would highly recommend!
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    02 Feb 2019
    Had an amazing time at Penuelas Hostel, location was perfect (a 5m walk to the beach), everyone was so welcoming, helpfull and friendly! Breakfast was definitely the highlight, it includes oats, fresh milk and an amazing omelette! The beds were warm and cozy. Spotlessly clean, pretty much the perfect place to get some rest after travelling for months... would highly recommend! Warning, they also have two cute kittens Clo and Chichi, try not to fall in love with those two!!
    Chile, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Oct 2018
    Paula was very kind and caring and I felt very comfortable staying at her hostel. Also everything was very clean and location is perfect for those who enjoy long walks along the beach:)
    Spain, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    12 Oct 2018
    Absolutely fantastic staff! Super accomodating and kind! The tours they organize at the hostel are also really great, personal, and the cheapest we found! Definitely not a party hostel, but the beach and loads of bars are about a 5 minute walking distance. The buses to Coquimbo and La Serena also meet really close to the hostel making getting around super easy. Really happy with the hostel for this long weekend trip!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    06 Jan 2019
    Paula and Francis are a lovely couple who run a great hostel!! Cheapest in town, cute, & quaint. Highly recommend. Only complaint is the kitchen is a bit small so you have try to eat before everyone else or wait. Also be warned that they charge for luggage storage and a “day stay” if you stay past check out. I haven’t encountered this in any other SA hostels, but I suppose it makes sense since they’re privately owned and so small. Just something to consider in your budgeting!!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    15 Feb 2019
    I stayed at Beach Hostel Peñuelas with my boyfriend. The hostel is very quiet, the staff doesn't talk too much. They make you breakfast (which is very nice of them) and they clean the bathrooms every day which is something to be thankful. There are 2 cats :) The location is great, very close to the Casino and to the beach, of course. I'd stay there again, no doubt about it. The only bad thing is that they charge you 5% extra if you want to pay with a card (debit or credit). I didn't like that
    Chile, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    15 Jan 2019
    Nice beach house hostel between La Serena and Coquimbo. Close to the beach and supermarkets but a short bus from La Serena (very easy though). Lovely hosts who made us feel welcome and a kitten! Would recommend and stay again
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.3


    25 Feb 2019
    Staff were great, nice clean, quiet hostel could just improve the hot water situation in the shower...
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    21 Feb 2019
    Honestly, I think this hostel has received a lot of false reviews. I would call it 'average', at best. The rooms were cosy (3 beds per room) and the location was close to the beach. That said, the toilet was usually clogged, the stove was padlocked at 2130, and the breakfast was minimal. I asked for an extra piece of cheese in the morning and the owner said no. There wasn't a social or friendly atmosphere.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 6.9


    26 Feb 2019
    The girl at the reception wasn’t helpful at all or disponible for us. After arriving I asked her if i could see her at the desk in 10 minutes, she told me that she wouldn’t be there at that there is a WhatsApp number at the reception I can use if I need something. I asked her question about the Humboldt reserve. She said she could give me the number of an agency, never offered to help me with it. Everything is extra (hot tub, shower after Check out, luggage storage) laundry is 8000 service
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities