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Hostal El Refugio

Palguin 540, Pucon 4920, Chile
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Ranked #17 of 105 Specialty Lodging in Pucon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Leon034 Groningen, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great communal area with a fire, dog and always some people around. Most of the staff is helpful, however one Ecuadorian guy is smoking a lot just in the doorway, so you will sometimes smell the smoke inside, e.g. when we had breakfast. Other staff always asks how your day was and give you a lot of information on the... More

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Seattle, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought i reviewed this hostel. Apparently not. Went there January 2014. One of the most amazing experiences in my life. Backpacked south america for 2 months, stayed at hotels, hostels, camped on the road... this hostel was one of the most fun, best atmosphere i've seen. Staff Eve, Liz and Alison were super helpful, fun. Owner was amazing. Got... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say? Chile is my seventh country, and in each country i´ve probably stayed in at least 3 hostels, and El Refugio is by far the best. The layout of the hostel is great, as it means that when you walk in from a day of activities, you walk straight in to the lovely lounge, which is all... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Small and very sweet! Great service in booking tours and changing them spontaneous because of the weather. Livingroom was really cozy with a fire and Negra the house dog. Would definitely go there again maybe in the summer time!

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I stayed in this hostel for 2 nights. The staffs were nice and helpful. Bed was comfortable,and the lounge is really good to make friends. For the price,this is definitely a best choice. Just next to the rural bus terminal and in front of pullman bus terminal,JAC terminal just a block distance. Walk 2 blocks to town,it's an awesome location!... More

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Bilbao, Pais Vasco, Spain
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Best hostel experience I've had. The hostel is a renovated house, so it's very cozy with a spacious living room. The beds are super comfy, and the best part is the staff. Heidi and Santi arranged all of our activities, and even called around to a few different places to find the best prices. We didn't need to figure out... More

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Zittau, Germany
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Loved this place! Very cosy atmosphere with a fireplace in the common room. Good offer of activities with very good companies. The beds are amazing too as they're a little wider than usual. Staff is friendly and competent. And there's free coffee and tee all day long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

El Refugio was amazing! Staff is very friendly and helpful: sitting down with every guest to explain all activities in the region. The hostels common area's are nice as well: small but cozy, and the fire is always burning, great to meet fellow travellers. The beds in the 8 person dorm are huge, which was a nice surprise after sleeping... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I've been on the road for 7 months and I had one of the most amazing times of my whole travels here!!! I arrived with no reservation and intended to stay 2 nights and ended up staying a week! Peter welcomed me and sat me down with some other arrivals to explain all the activities available (ask for the free... More

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Limburg, Germany
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Our stay was perfect. We didn't had much time in Pucon. The friendly and helpful staff recommended us some tours which were great. The dorm is big and each bed has its own locker. The bathroom was clean and roomy as well. There is a washingmachine and also enough space to dry the clothes in the garden. The kitchen is... More

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Address: Palguin 540, Pucon 4920, Chile
Location: Chile > Araucania Region > Pucon
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