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Kalagen Hostel

2.0 of 5 Calle Valparaiso 618, Vina del Mar, Chile
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It wasn't something extraordinary, but that is a hostel. The good points were that it was clean, staff speaks english, they have wifi in common areas. The minus is the only plug for the room and anyone can actually enter the hostel.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The hostel is well located. It`s a good place to meet and make friends. But the problem begins when you need help from the staff. They don't know the city, because most of them are foreigners, and when you need any assistance they are useless.

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Did not even want to leave my soap on any surface in case it might get ruined. No warm water from showers, 1 out of the five showers actually work. Accommodates around 100 people, so the amount of showers do not accommodate anyone. Only one power outlet in a 10 person bedroom. Anyone can get in, even during night time... More 

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Houston, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I arrived at the place, got settled in my room. At night around 2:30AM I felt anymals crowling all ove me. I got up, and since the lights were off, I was not able to see that my sheets were about 5 beg-bugs, I turned on my headlamp and I was able to see the HUGE desgusting anymals full of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Kalagen Hostel is an amazing hostel with great staff and situated in a perfect location close to beach, bus and bars.. Owner is a very helpful,young and likeable (local)character that was always ready to help if staff couldnt answer something. Huge colourful common room with many sofas and a huge flatscreen with many DVD options. Games and other things to... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Me and my wife spent only one night at Kalagen Hostel. The price was reasonable and accommodations were simple but fit exactly in our needs, a private room with two beds and shared bathroom. The service is fine, staff are very friendly and helpful, everything looked impressive cleaned, even the shared bathroom which is a huge problems in other Hostels.... More 

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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

service; the owner was nice to talk to and some of the other staff were friendly, but one particular staff member was not so friendly. i felt as though asking him questions was only disrupting his day so i didnt bother to be friendly to him either. hostel; it is a large hostel which has so much potential that its... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

My friend and I arrived here late one evening and that is the only reason we stayed the night. We asked for the cheapest beds (which were quite cheap) but that was a mistake. There were so many beds in the room that the poor people sleeping on the top bunks ( like myself) did not have a ladder to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

It's a really nice place! I recommend ask for a room away from the lobby because it has music until 1:00 am! It is an awesome hostel, with breakfast, tv room and a lot of bathrooms! The hostel is in the downtown so everything is close to there!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

I stayed here a few weeks back, while the girls on reception were absolutely lovely and wonderful, the owner was an absolute nightmare!! im not going to go into the cold showers,bed bugs and miserable breakfasts etc.. but rather my awful experience. The owner of this hostel is dishonest and as dodgy as they come!! the housekeeper cleaned up my... More 

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Address: Calle Valparaiso 618, Vina del Mar, Chile
Location: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Vina del Mar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Kalagen Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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