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    Hostal Balmaceda

    Avenida Jose Manuel Balmaceda 1032, La Serena 1710226, Chile
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    • Excellent51%
    • Very good37%
    • Average9%
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    “the kitchen” (5 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 36 reviews

    Reviewed 2 November 2016

    We did not expect too much from La Serena as it is not a big hub for tourism, but Balmaceda was one of the nicest hostels of our 4 month trip across south america! more like a hotel than a hostel. The staff was all...More

    Thank kivory11
    Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

    I really wanted to write a good review about this place and on a whole it was a good place to stay (especially in a town where there is nothing to do!) The young man on reception was really helpful and spoke excellent English! The...More

    Thank Sheffygirl1991
    Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

    Had a beautiful stay here. Although currently being renovated this didn't deter our stay. Lovely rooms and very friendly and attentive staff. Close to the central shopping and entertain area and only a couple of blocks from the bus terminal. Would stay here again.

    Thank E7930QIandyd
    Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

    This hostel is beautifully presented - we had a double room at the back of the complex that was an ideal size, had an en suite, locked cupboard (a huge bonus), and cable TV. The location is an easy walking distance to town and the...More

    Thank Lilah14
    Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

    We stayed here for a few nights and it was overall good. It is not as social as a hostel, which may be annoying if you are travelling alone. The staff/owners are very nice and helpful, the rooms are clean and spacious. Breakfast comes in...More

    Thank Rita M
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$60 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Chile >
    • Coquimbo Region >
    • La Serena
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    Room & Suite (14)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
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    Room Tips
    "room 9 is the only room with a window to the outdoors that is not in a hallway."
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    "Rooms 7 - 14 can use the kitchenette"
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    "Believe all rooms share comunal bath rooms, but may have changed."
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    "Rooms 5-6 are superior. 2-6 have private bathrooms + kitchens without free breakfast. 7 onward have no..."
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