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Hostal Acuarela

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Templeman 862, Valparaiso 2370834, Chile
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super location. Loved the stairs leading up to the hotel saying "we're not hippies, we're happies", The view of Valparaiso's port from the top bedroom is superb. Good size room, comfy bed, nice bathroom, pleasant common area, good breakfast and friendly, helpful staff. What's not to like? I'd stay here again if I came back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was the best! From the friendly and helpful staff to the rooms, the view from the terrace and the clean facilities, the variety at breakfast to the ps3 in the common room. It's a quirky building in a great location and no cons. It was also pretty reasonably priced in comparison to other hostels in the area and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Tonstart with the vest, the view from their doorm is one of the best I've seen from a hotel room anywhere. And that in a town with as beautiful views as Valparaiso. Enjoyed my stay there very much, great room, good beds, nice bathroom, good kitchen, pleasant community room with oven and a helpful staff. Excellent choice and a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and were mostly very impressed with the hostel. Firstly, the building itself is lovely, and very well situated. The double room was pleasant enough, and the shared bathroom did the job. The kitchen was a definite high point - well equipped and definitely the nicest we've had in South America. The common area was... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

First of all the staff is very hospitable and would answer any question with great kindness. there is a very nice and tasty breakfest, and coffee is available during the whole day. there is a big and housy kitchen. the rooms are very nive and clean, plus the beds are very comfortable. there is actually soap by any tap so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I stayed at Acuarela while traveling solo in South America. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful in booking bus tickets, explaining what to do and to see in valparaiso ! The house in which the hostel is located is charming with wooden panels, a forged-iron staircase and a cute little terrace perfect to chill with a drink! Very tidy... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

'Best hostel in South America' might seem like a big statement, but we really felt that to be the vase for Hostal Acuarela. We arrived here wanting to stay for 2 nights, and one week later and we still don't know when we will leave. The location of the hostel is ideal, as it is situated in one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Staff is helpfull, the hostel is clean and well-situated. Breakfast included and they offer me the first one (I arrived at 9 am first day !). Wifi is very nice, as the kitchen, the dormroom and bathroom !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

We have just stayed here for three nights and loved the place. The guy working there said that it was under new management, as of just a week ago. I wasn't quite surely the set up - there seemed to be three of them running it (perhaps they have bought the place together) -but all the guys were really friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

This is great if you want the real Valparaiso experience. I stayed there and fell in love with the city and the hostel. Really laid back, you feel like you live there. You get an idea of the culture and meet the locals. Friends of the owner (artists and homeowners) came by and chatted to me and gave me good... More 

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Address: Templeman 862, Valparaiso 2370834, Chile
Location: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Valparaiso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Acuarela 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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