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Hostal Acuarela

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Templeman 862, Valparaiso 2370834, Chile
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a great hostel. I poked my head into many hostels in Cerro Concepcion and Cerro Alegre, and this is the best one I found. Super clean rooms, friendly staff, terrace with a great view. Not as crowded and chaotic as some other hostels you will find in this neighborhood. Fruit stand next door and best empanandas in town... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I turned up at Acuarela without a booking quite late at night. The guys on reception were so friendly and led me to my dorm, which was clean, well laid out with nice hot showers. The breakfast was one of the best I've had in Chile. Brown bread, jams, fruit, yogurt and muesli. But my favourite thing was that there's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Really good value here: the place is really beautiful, clean and with a nice kitchen. The breakfast was included and tasty. The place got a nice terrasse with an amazing view on the pacific ocean. I just had some trouble with the shower which is really not practical in the dorm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a great time at this hostel, met great people, enjoyed drinking wine on the nice roof terrace (with view) and the staff is very easy going. They provide a good, big breakfast: fruit, Bread, yoghurt, cereals, milk etc, best breakfast i have had in south America. The location is just perfect! Its in te middle of the area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Fantastic place to stay and visit the best parts of val. The hostal environment was easy and friendly, and view from the roof was fantastic. Would def stay again. ..............................................................................

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This hostel is in a fantastic location. Easy walk to just about everything. Great views. Comfortable beds, roof terrace, relaxing common area, excellent kitchen. Friendly staff, most speak English. Our room could of done with a vacuum but otherwise it is clean. If you're not into shared bathrooms then this is not the place for you, in saying that the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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 November 26, 2014

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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