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Hostal El Punto

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is such a pleasant experience. It is located not an 10 minute walk from the central plaza, and even less to the main road which connects you with collectivos to the beach and coquimbo. The staff are so lovely and organized and truly so willing to help. They can also organize tours to the Elqui Valley or Isla...

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Somewhereovertherainbow
Reviewed 25 December 2016

They have different rooms (single, double, dorm, with or without private bathroom). Very friendly owners, very friendly and helpful staff. Moderate prices and really worth it. Nice patio to hang around + little bar/ restaurant. Excellent breakfast. If in La Serena, El Punto is the place to stay!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I stayed here for three nights and really enjoyed my time here. The staff are very helpful and went out of their way to ensure everything went well with my stay. The common areas are lovely, a few outside patios with deckchairs and tables that get the sun. I stayed in a four bed dorm which was very comfortable, if...

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York Beach, Maine
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Super nice people. Clean. Great food. Hot water. Good pricing. Free maps. Warm welcome. I was incredibly happy to run into such nice people After such a long bus ride. Definitely recommend this oasis to anyone who is in need of quiet time.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Most things are well taken care off, except that the toilets/showers smell like sewer. They are also quite strict on rules (I was waiting for my bus till midnight, but the doors close at ten and they didnt want to make an exception, so I had to wait elsewhere). Furthermore there are lots of couples/older people, so don't expect a...

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Paris
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Hostal El Punto is one of our best memories in Chile.Lovely welcome, the staff have always been very attentive. and friendly; Very colourful place with several courtyards where you feel like resting, and having a bite and chatting with other people. We had the big quiet en suite room and balcony ( 37000pesos per night )and it was superb. and...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice hostel with welcoming staff. Room and bathroom were clean. Good location near the bus terminal. The bed was a little worn out, also we could hear everything that was going on outside our room.

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Black Creek, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Hostal El Punto was a good place to stay in La Serena. It is relatively quiet, within walking distance of the main town square. It is a bit further to the beach. There are several nice courtyard areas where wifi is good. It is not so reliable in the room we had. There is lots of hot water for showers....

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Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Beatrice Jacqueline welcomed us like we were her best friends come to visit. From then on we felt so special. We had the lovely balcony sun terrace room - private and quiet. Everything about this hostel is special. Thanks Beatrice Come and see us in Australia love Jacque and Mark

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were in La Serena to visit the Elqui Valley and do so.e stargazing. El punto had great facilities, lovely double rooms with sun terrace and bathroom, good wifi, access to a computor, secure parking, cheap laundry and really helpful and friendly staff. Everyone made us feel so welcome its a great place to stay.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Hostal El Punto

Address: Andres Bello 979, La Serena, Chile
Region: Chile > Coquimbo Region > La Serena
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Hostal El Punto Hotel La Serena
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“the en suite room is very quiet and very good value”
 of 5 bubbles Pastelchris, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“From what I could see, the rooms are all pretty nice. It is not a view place so that is not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles teamturtledmdm, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room with its own bathroom in my experience is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles rosado20162016, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For families the Casita artesanal is great. A lot of space, two couches and a tv, coloured walls.”
 of 5 bubbles SilkeL613, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the private bathroom are worth the minimal extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles veronicasP6740NJ, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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