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Mirador el Buey Surf Hostel

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17 Jan 2017
“Very good, but not top choice in Arica.”
6 Jul 2015
“Good location”
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We booked this place because it was rated as the top choice in all of Norte Grande by Lonely Planet.The place is nice enough and is very fair priced, but there are equally good and cheaper places in Arica. With the high expectation set we...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

The location and views are what make this hostal. But it is in serious need of some TLC. Many of the furnishing and fittings do not work properly such as faucet in the kitchen sink or the bed we had to prop up with books....More

Thank diana r
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This hostel was very average but cleanish with helpful owner and staff. If you don't mind cold showers you will be fine. Great for the beach and the kitchen facilities where very good if self catering. However due to the late arrival of the bus...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2014

Very quiet hostel in Arica. Great views of the ocean from the balcony and very close to the beach. Would imagine that it's livelier in summertime. Stayed in a double room with small bathroom. Very clean and has an apartment feel rather than hostel.

Thank camillus b
Reviewed 17 March 2014

This is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the views. Clean and tidy. Excellent kitchen we cooked every day. Hot water and free drinking water. You can watch the breaks from the balcony. My partner surfed el gringo, it's heavy and Shallow so Pick...More

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Hotel description
Rooms w/private bathrooms and apartments (max 8 pax) for travellers, families and lovers of the waves, surfing and tow-in. Excellent location in front of the best beach in Arica with spectacular ocean views of El Gringo and El Buey surf spots. We offer our clients safe accommodation, comfort and convenience. There´s a BBQ area on our roof terrace, cable TV, computers , WI-FI, fully equipped kitchens, bicycle rental and free parking.
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"We asked for ensuite and had a balcony over looking the sea but some rooms are truly hostel type rooms."
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"We stayed on the 2nd floor, it was a bit more private than the 1st which has tge reception."
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"2nd or 3rd floor rooms are better."
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