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Northampton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We camped here in our van for one night. There is sufficient parking for a few vehicles and a large grassy area for tents. Inside the hostel we had use of the kitchen, bathroom and living room. The whole place is so clean and cosey. Eduardo is such a helpful guy, helping us with booking taxis and allowing us to... More 

Thank SamDavies83
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We were super stoked to find a place in town to camp. We lucked out as the camp area/yard seems to fill up fast. 5.000/night per person for camping; no breakfast available, but you can use the kitchen after 10a. WIFI and hot showers included. Eduardo was super helpful with Ido as well. Hostel also seemed to fill up quickly.... More 

Thank Mallori S
Stuttgart, Germany
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Eduardo is the man. He takes care of everything and he runs a great, small, cosy and clean hostel. Smallest kitchen we've ever seen, but it works. He has camping opportunities in his "garden" and knows a lot about the activities around Punta Arenas. The rooms were always clean and cosy!

Thank Dennis K
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Not a party hostel, comfy clean bed and rooms, showers had hot water, basic accommodation plus friendly welcome and assistance. Cramped kitchen but manageable. Great for budget travellers, ambiance makes it so nice! Good location, space for motorcyclists bikes, Eduardo and Pamela are terrific.

Thank G K
1 review
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Our room was very nice and clean, location was ideal, breakfasts oustanding and Edouardo - really nice person with funny jokes and useful advices! We definitely recommend this place - especially for backpackers and cyclicst!

Thank Iveta S
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Clean, warm & friendly. Eduardo worked like a machine to keep the hostal humming. Breakfasts were good too. Inexpensive for a bed or cheaper again to put your tent up in the yard. Good location, easy walking to city centre or grab a collectivo to get to the shopping centre at the far end of town.

Thank Simon M
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Doesn't look like much on the outside and the camping area is cramped, but Eduardo has created a warm and friendly atmosphere and has made it something special. His eggs in the morning are great as well. Someone posted that the room sizes were small, but they aren't any smaller than most hostels and they aren't crammed with bunk beds,... More 

Thank alysonpeel
Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Eduardo makes you feel like home in Punta Arenas. His breakfast is one of the best in whole South-America and the atmosphere in the hostel is warm and social. The place to meet new people! Showers are clean and hot and it's fun to cook in the kitchen. And all this for a cheap price. Awesome place!

Thank Kaat P
Munich, Germany
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103 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Without a plan (as usual) we arrived in Punta Arenas and walked into the Hostal Independencia. Eduardo - the owner and host - welcomed us like old friends, offered us a nice double room for a bargain price (incl. Breakfast). But things got better: - The breakfast next morning was one of the best we had: Eduardo prepared fresh omlett... More 

Thank GSPhoney
Santa Barbara, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Most welcoming awesome staff, we loved it here. Eduardo goes above and beyond to make you at home. Beds were comfortable, shower was always hot and WiFi was good. Also fun atmosphere, got to experience a traditional asado with half the hostel and it was a blast.

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Address: Av. Independencia 374, Punta Arenas, Chile
Region: Chile > Magallanes Region > Punta Arenas
Number of rooms: 6
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“All beds have same price; there are dorms and privates.... Books up fast...”
 of 5 bubbles 57gk, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had a nice double room on the 2nd floor. Quite, warm and cosy”
 of 5 bubbles GSPhoney, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Get the double room upstairs if possible, the one downstairs that's near the kitchen (but not inside it) is very cold as the rooms are not heated!!”
 of 5 bubbles meeky82, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Most rooms are co-ed bunks, but there are private options. Rooms upstairs were a bit nicer than downstairs generally. Except the large front room we were in for a night.”
  • When the rooms are full, you can camp in the yard.
 of 5 bubbles ingap604, 25 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Book the one double room ahead. Two other dorms upstairs and reccomend these as oppose to the 3 downstairs as im sure they would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles RhianH841, 29 Mar 2013 | Read review
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