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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We camped in El Mosco, the camping area is very spacious, grassy gound, inside area is great, very warm with a wood stove, many untensils for cooking, big fridge, many outlets, hot shower 24 hours, very good vibe and lovely and helpful owner, make you feel at home there, didn't even wanted to leave El Mosco. The owner is knowlegeable...

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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We arrived after hiking from El Chalten, Argentina. We had been delayed due to our boat not sailing so we arrived late. Despite arriving a day late the kind owner had kept our room for us and was happy to add an extra night so we could recover. The room was clean and tidy with plenty of hot water. The...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a 3 night stay in a private room with bathroom. The room was very clean and the bed linen was the best we found in this level of accommodation in Chile. A serviced washing of clothes was available and reasonably priced. The more than adequate breakfast included real coffee. Only small negative was that you had to be...

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Beersheba, Israel
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Very clean and very well maintaind. staff is very nice. stayed in camping for 2 nights, large and flat patch of grass and easy to put up your tent although there is no light. I have seen the rooms and my friends stayed in them for one night. The rooms are very nice and clean with plenty of electric sokets...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Wir felt really at home at the end of the world, in the warm and friendly atmosphere in El Mosco. We liked very much our stay in the cosy rooms. Manuel recommended us trips we could do, organized football matches with the local police and Carmen prepared excellent breakfasts (cakes, pancakes, eggs and empanadas included). For every question about Villa...

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tunbridge wells
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

At the southern end of the carretera austral, o Higgins is a tiny place. El Mosco has a warm kitchen and sitting area, camping and good showers. Lots of advice on where to buy tickets for the boat to Argentina, shops, and what's on locally. After cycling all that way from Cochrane, it was ideal.

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Sudamericano por el mundo
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Upon arriving to Villa O´Higgins, we saw "El Mosco". A Logde like Hostel with option for camping. The night we arrived the guests and Fili, the boss, had prepared an amazing lamb in the oven. They invited all the newcomers. Excelent start. The next day, Fili, offered all her help to find almost a quarter of a cow for an...

1Thank andeantonio
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 20 October 2013

El Mosco is a home away from home, located in one of the most remote parts of Chile. Accommodation is divided into dormitory style rooms (downstairs) and private rooms (upstairs). The accommodation was comfortable and the service is excellent. The hosts go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. Good value for money and I would definitely recommend...

Thank Ahlers
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 28 January 2013 via mobile

Big common clean area with kitchen, 6 bed shared rooms, staff was very friendly. Clean simple bathrooms. Poor Internet in Villa Ohiggins (saturated sat link). PC available. Many bikers & backpackers from all around stay here & share experiences crossing to Argentina or hiking Carretera Austral.

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 27 January 2013

I've been there for a night in January 2012. It's a very friendly and not expensive hostel, with good bethrooms, big kitchen, warm dorms and wi-fi.They have also a camping area right in front the porch.The hostel is run by a French guy who knows a lot of the area and may give you good tips about places to visit.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Mosco is a hostel founded in 2005 by a backpacker who succumbed to the charms of the wild nature of the Patagonia. Since 2005 it has evolved to offer the best care and service to travelers with adventurous and scout spirit who visit Villa O'Higgins, Patagonia, Chili. We have the coolest atmosphere for the Globetrotters and Bikers. Staff fluent in English, French and Portuguese. HOTEL: double rooms with bathroom, and single rooms with shared bathroom. Detached lounge and access. CABIN: Full equipped with kitchen. HOSTEL: with kitchen, living room, library. CAMPING we fit the budgets of the more adventurous with the best services. LOUNGE for all our guests, with the best atmosphere in Villa O'Higgins, kitchen, library, maps, WI-FI and computer We also offer LAUNDRY, Finnish SAUNA and HOT TUB. We help you with your transport and tours in the area. ... more   less 

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Address: Carretera Austral Km 1240, Villa O'Higgins, Chile
Region: Chile > Aisen Region > Villa O'Higgins
Number of rooms: 10
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