We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 106 Pucon accommodations

Hostal Emalafquen

Arauco 565, Pucon 4920000, Chile
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hostal Emalafquen to your Saves list
Hostal Emalafquen
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
94%
Ranked #6 of 106 Specialty lodging in Pucon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014
Mei L Hong Kong, China
  • Reviews (84)
  • Photos (8)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (9)
  • More
Write a Review

84 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    62
    17
    5
    0
    0
See reviews for
9
35
14
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (9)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
370 reviews 370 reviews
61 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The hostel, located a convenient block away from the main bus terminals, has more of the B&B vibe than a backpackers' hostel feel. The two ladies running the hostel are great and very hospitable. The hostel comprises three separate buildings, each with its own kitchen and living room. In low season, you have the whole building to yourself. It's almost... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

LOVED this place. My family of 5 had our own cabana with two bedrooms, and a full well equipped kitchen in the cabana. Emma, the owner, and Valentina, were both amazingly friendly and helpful. Valentina spent an evening with me and my family teaching us how to make Empanadas! The place was warmed by a wood burning stove, into which... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Very friendly staff who are willing to help. No English is spoken though so the helpfulness will depend on your Spanish proficiency. As the majority of rooms are doubles/twins it is mainly couples who stay here so it may be challenging to meet other travellers. There are three separate buildings. Each building has its own kitchen & common area so... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Valdivia, Chile
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Loved this place. stayed here for 2 weeks and enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Great outside area for BBQ's. People were always friendly and Emma keeps a close watch over the place. Location was great, close to everything you need but far enough away from the busy part of town. Accommodation is not fancy but is comfortable. Would absolutely stay here... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

As other reviewers have said, this location could not be beat. Close to the main street, grocery stores, veggie stands, and most importantly - bus stations. The women working there were really nice and let us store our bags until our night bus on the last day, which was really appreciated! If you love a brown and yellow color scheme,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Puerto Montt, Chile
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Overall this hostel was great, very friendly host, and a lovely summer garden. Kitchen was also great, we welcomed being able to cook for ourselves. But.... we had the room upstairs by the street, and did not get much sleep! Pucon in summer rocks on till all hours, and we heard it all! If you could have a room at... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
57 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Great location. Just 2 blocks from main street, which was perfect. the landlady was ever so helpful and accommodating. She made us feel very welcome and allowed me to stay in the room up until the evening. The house is comfortable. Great kitchen. It gets cold in the house but plenty of blankets.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
26 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We stayed there for 4 nights and we had a good stay. Th location is a short walk from the town centre and an equally short walk from the busses - a blessing with a 20kg backpack! The room was spotless and comfortable - though the walls being wooden were quite thin - a characteristic of the area. Thankfully everyone... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
47 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Emma makes you feel very welcome. The house has a very well equipped kitchen no breakfast but we were more than happy to have cereal after 3 months of bread and jam! We really enjoyed staying here. It's the perfect place for your base in Pucon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
25 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Stayed two nights. They are more like furnished houses rather than hostels. The house has two rooms one with two beds and the other has three beds. Since this is low season we had the place all to ourselves. Good hot shower, comfortable beds, cooker, microwave, there is even tea and coffee. There is a tv, sofa, dining table and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hostal Emalafquen, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hostal Emalafquen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hostal Emalafquen

Address: Arauco 565, Pucon 4920000, Chile
Location: Chile > Araucania Region > Pucon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld, Booking.com, HostelBookers and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Hostal Emalafquen reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

8 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Pucon with
any amenities

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hostal Emalafquen staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer