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Hostal Sunny Days

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Corner Tomas Aravena 161 & Pedro de Valdivia | Chinchorro, Arica, Chile
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and then 1 more on our return from Putre, in a double room with private bathroom. Although it's out of the town centre, it's still in a good location, near to the main bus station and a few minutes from the beach. The rooms were fine - comfy beds and good towels. Breakfast was... More 

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SunnyDaysArica, Owner at Hostal Sunny Days, responded to this review

Thanks to the guest that sent us this review. It is excellent that you mention the issue of hot and cold water in the shower. That particular room has a gas califont that operates on water flow so adjusting the controls from being too hot to cold requires a slow movement or the gas cuts out and all you get... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights. Bit of a walk to the town centre but you cannot have everything. Nice breakfast and host Ross a mine of information and assistance. Got to be neat when summer gets here. Not sure if the body boards would be much use on the beach near the Hostal but ....

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is situated a few steps from the bus termina and the beach, the market is near by and a supermarket is 10 minutes away. i had a bunk bed free 6 person dorm, the chillout area is great and the breakfast familiar and you get everything you want. and the owners are superfriendly!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for 2 days in April and 4 days in May. Everyone was very pleasant, friendly and helpful. Lots to eat for breakfast. Clean rooms. This is the way a business should be run. Sunny Days is a great place to stay.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunny Days is a great place to stay when you're visiting Arica! The owner, Ross, is more like your uncle then a hostel owner. Warm, friendly and welcoming! He greeted me with a smile a glass of juice and a piece of cake! Rooms are clean and spacious. Bathrooms and showers are spotless. The kitchen is huge! You won't be... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good breakfast. Peru Immigration, please be more considerate when you stamp passports Easy walk from bus station. Friendly Kiwi owner makes you feel welcome and gives you a complimentary glass of juice and piece of cake on arrival, nice touch!

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SunnyDaysArica, Owner at Hostal Sunny Days, responded to this review

We thank all our guests for their reviews because the positive opinions support our efforts to continue running our hostal the way we do and the slight complaints and negative opinions help us correct issues and concerns of our guests where it is posible. Sunny Days hostal is a lifestyle business and that sets us apart from most accommodation providers.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having arrived really early in the morning on a night bus from San Pedro I was welcomed by Ross to a freshly made pot of coffee and breakfast, before being shown to the shared room and my bed. I was given a map and lots of local information by Ross, he was also very helpful with directions before I had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like staying with your favorite auntie and uncle, Ross and the team are great! Definitely a home away from home and surely the best place in town. Rooms are clean and spacious, breakfast plentiful and the hostel conveniently located walking distance from both the bus station and beach.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I'm usually not writing comments of places I stay but I had to make an exception :) I was welcome by Priscilla and Fanny, who were very friendly and helpful ! They were always available to give us good advice on touristic tours, places to go... but also to share a moment with us around a drink ! Concerning the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Sunny Days is easily one of the best hostel experiences we've had travelling in South America. Some of the negative responses on here are quite literally comical! We arrived at 6 am and, although our room wasn't ready until 11, Fanny let us in and made us feel extremely welcome. Breakfast was at 7 and is top notch. Compared to... More 

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SunnyDaysArica, Propietario at Hostal Sunny Days, responded to this review

We thank this guests for their review, as owners (Beatriz and Ross) took a much needed break and left Fanny and Priscilla to look after the hostal. This is normally a difficult decisión as our past work and reputation then rests in the hands of others. It is a risk but we can only say we are very glad we... More 

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