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Templeman 833 | Cerro Alegre, Valparaiso, Chile
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Luna Sonrisa
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hostel located in a beautiful old building at a great location on Cerro Alegre. Nice, helpful staff that gave us good information about the town upon arrival. We had a nice room and the shared bathroom was good. Really good breakfast with homebaked whole grain bread, different fruits, cheese and homemade marmelade. Would have been nice with yoghurt though. Good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

every time i visit valparaiso, i stay at Luna Sonrisa. the rooms are always clean and comfortable, the breakfast and coffee are always delicious, and the location is perfect (safe and quiet block on cerro alegre, the heart of valpo's tourist attractions). Not only is it a beautiful hostel, but the owner, having written travel guides on Chile and South... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: excellent location in Cerro Alegre. Nice communal areas. Beds have great pillows and mattresses. One of the best breakfasts I've had in Chile. Cons: Younger staff aren't that attentive and very loud when amongst themselves. There was a tap leaking all the time in the bathroom unless you turned off with a lot of effort. I also think the... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I loved the breakfast: home-made bread=) and always fresh fruits, cheese,... the dormitory was great as well, you could feel that the owner has travelled a lot. Each bed has its own reading lamp and power point plus a huge locker kinda build into the wall, were a big backpack would fit. I also had enough room to spread a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

overall an exelent experiance, good single room and bathrooms clean with plenty of hot water. Very helpful staff and good breakfast. I walked from bus station and its about forty minuits, the uphill stage to the hostel is a struggle for me anyway, but worth it. Nice resteraunts nearby but better value can be found in the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a nice few nights staying in Luna Sonrisa. It’s situated on one of the many hills in the city so get a taxi there with your backpack! Lovely location, and very safe, even when walking home at night. My room was the 5 bed dorm, split across 2 levels, with amazing memory foam mattresses! Only slight downside was that... More

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Excellent hostel, good location, very good value, great breakfast and very helpful knowledgeable staff. Stayed in Valparaiso for 6 nights which was long enough to see the city. Hot water showers and the staff will clean your cloths for a small fee. Great place to meet fellow travelers.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here based on the good reviews on TripAdvisor as well as the write up in the Lonely Planet. We stayed in a 5 bed dorm which is on two levels but we were allocated the two beds on the lower level, this meant my boyfriend had to sleep next to an open door as the door would never... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The high reviews found online and in travel guides made me choose this hostel- it didn't disappoint. Staff were friendly and helpful and it was located it a nice part of town, close to restaurants and viewing points. The empanadas shop just up the road on the right is also a must visit!

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

BEYOND any other hostel service! This hostel ticked my 'it' boxes- safety, location, wifi, cleanliness. Off the plane from Australia my sister and I arrived in valparaiso without speaking a word of Spanish. Our communication with Luna Sonrisa had already been amazing with quick replies and directions to the hostel via bus, taxi or foot if you prefer. We caught... More

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Address: Templeman 833 | Cerro Alegre, Valparaiso, Chile
Location: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Valparaiso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 24
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