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Che Lagarto Hostel Vina del Mar

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Diego Portales n.131, Vina del Mar 2520000, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enough said really. I saw them crawling around on the bunk above me at night, then had the tell-tale bites on me the next day etc. I've been bitten by them before, definitely know it when I see it. Other cons: only three bathrooms for the large dorms that don't have their own. Not enough really for the amount of... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The location is very good, although it can be a bit hard to get there if you are not familiar with the bus system. The place is beautiful and the rooms are very nice, with big lockers where you can fit your suitcase and backpack. The staff is very helpful and the breakfast is very good. One of the best... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I came to this place based on reviews from this site and others, what i actually saw was the exact opposite. The 12 dorm room is barely big enough to to fit 6 beds in a normal hostel dorm. The first half of the room is so small that the unfortunate person sleeping in the last bed near the wall... More

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Santiago, Chile
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Our stay here couldn't have been better. The staff was fabulous and provided us with awesome advice about places to eat, things to see, and transportation around Viña and Valpo. We really enjoyed the other guests here too. The place seemed to attract travelers who wanted to be in a community oriented place. Highly recommend.

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

If you are looking for a hotel like experience with all the commodities, please look elsewhere as this is a hostel, not a hotel. I stayed here for a few days and this was the slow season and the place was almost empty so even though I had requested a shared room, I ended up with a room all to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Although Vina del Mar is a touristy place with crowded beaches this hostel is a laid back place. The staff is helpful and speaks English. Prices are cheap compared to other places in Vina and Valparaiso is only 10 minutes away on the Metro or on a bus. Payment is a lot cheaper in US dollars or with a credit... More

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Vina del Mar, Chile
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

I had a really bad experience in this hostel and want people to know about this before going here: I made a reservation for this hostel via hostelworld. When I arrived I was asked to pay in advance, but I was not sure the price they asked was the same as stated on hostelworld. Therefore I asked if it was... More

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edinburgh
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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

The Che Largarto VDM is part of a chain of hostels that runs over South America, so we were expecting it to be half decent, but it really wasn’t that great - the whole place needs a major face-lift and personality transplant. It was run down and cold, the staff couldn't really be bothered and the 'kitchen' was a freezing,... More

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Deutschland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Actually the hostel is located in a very quiet area within a 10-15 minutes walk to the beach and the touristic zone. But inside the hostel it is always very busy and very loud. We wanted to stay for 2 nights and asked at the reception for the price. She answered that she only has 2 beds in a 16-dorm... More

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Salem, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

This hostel is really beautiful when you walk up to it. It has a huge front yard area with big trees. When you walk in you can sense the fun from the employees. They were so nice! We were staying in a private room which was really nice! We were walking distance from the beach and many restaurants and shops.... More

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Additional Information about Che Lagarto Hostel Vina del Mar

Address: Diego Portales n.131, Vina del Mar 2520000, Chile
Location: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Vina del Mar
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 35 Specialty lodging in Vina del Mar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Che Lagarto Hostel Vina del Mar 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Che Lagarto Hostel Viña del Mar was built for you thinking of what you want and what you need in a hostel plus very affordable prices in a beautiful location. We Know what you are REALLY looking for and in Che Lagarto Hostel Viña del Mar we offer you the low prices you are used to with all the Che Lagarto Hostels, excellent bathrooms and showers, comfortable rooms, nice common areas where to meet other guests and Che Lagarto Hostels´s staff, dinning room, close to the Kitchen and the Bar, with the best atmosphere. ... more   less 
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