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PataPata Hostel

Templeman 657, Valparaiso, Chile (Formerly Patiperro Hostel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Valparaiso and the Patapata treated me right! I stayed 4 days at the beginning of December and had a great time. The staff was friendly and very helpful getting me acquainted to the town. Isaac gave me the best advice, just leave the map and lose yourself in the town, he was so right! At every corner... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Last month I went with a friend to Valparaiso to enjoy for a couple of days. I booked online and paid the total. When we made the check out, received a bad surprise. The manager of the hostel wanted to add an extra night, because found suspicious that we paid all the nights in one time. We explain it in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Staff are rude and would not take responsibility for anything. I.e. lack of water and bed bugs. They took 3000 pesos for family dinner and provided the smallest food portion possible. Spent less than the budget and ate for free at the expense of the traveller. Unacceptable. Find another place.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a lovely, lovely hostel - on the beautiful Templeman, with big rooms, comfortable beds, the best wifi we encountered in Chile or Argentina, with a great range of guests, and a homely atmosphere. Whether sitting outside with a beer, having a great breakfast prepared by staff in a kitchen you can use yourself, or just relaxing on the... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Only stayed for one day but the staff were really nice, letting me check in and get into bed at 6am after getting off a rather uncomfortable night bus, as long as I was quiet and didn't wake anyone else. Rooms and bathrooms were clean, with each bed having it's own power outlet. Common areas were bright and comfortable and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

You won't get a silent minute at this hostel. The reception always play loud crappy music and refuse to lower the volume. It's kids running around and you hear every step outside the door. It's a dirty hostel, they never seem to clean the rooms. The people that work here are very unfriendly and can't solve problems. They failed up... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

We made a reservation two days in advance for another night at this hostel, but on the same day the reservation was due to they told us they made a mistake and our reservation wasn't valid anymore. Even though it wasn't our fault, we had to change hostel and the staff wasn't very friendly. They play loud music all day... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place is just gorgeous! Location is brilliant, it's not too small but also not too big. The staff are amazing! They make delicious breakfast for you in the morning, then hang out for drinks in the evening. I liked how the common areas were kinda small, everyone joined in for conversation. Wifi worked well. We laughed, we partied, I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

3 of us stayed in this small friendly hostel. You can't help but befriend your fellow guests as this hostels communal areas are quite small. Location is decent and you pass it on the walking tour - the "we're not hippies we're happies" sign is right outside. Breakfast is amazing so don't drink too much and sleep in.

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We had a very good time with my girlfriend. Very good service, nice people, travelers from around the world. It felt secure. We rented a private room, it was a bit small, but that was not a problem, the one thing we did not like was that our room had no windows, something that no one told us before we... More 

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Address: Templeman 657, Valparaiso, Chile (Formerly Patiperro Hostel)
Location: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Valparaiso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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