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Hostal Calafate

Magallanes 671, Punta Arenas, Chile
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

My stay at Hostal Calafate was terrific! The hostal is centrally located in Punta Arenas- a few blocks to the main square, the downtown core, great restaurants (check out La Marmalita located one block away) and tour outfits. The decor in the lobby is eclectic and open (they have a great collection of old radios). My room was beautiful with... More 

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Perstejn, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Directly near the big supermarket in the centre of Punta Arenas is this for the first site oldfashion hostal. But the rooms are big enough, bathrooms are clean and well furnished, the staff is friendly and try to speak English. You can have breakfast even at 3:00 am. Only problem was cold temperature in the evening, but it was out... More 

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Barrie Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Rooms are big and clean. The staff were friendly and fairly helpful and the location is central. There is no lounge/bar area for backpackers to hang out or kitchen facillities...this is a hotel. The guide books boasted of a great internet cafe on site which was no where to be found. We asked about it and were told, rather rudely... More 

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Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

We stayed here for several nights while waiting to fly to Antarctica with Dap. The hostal was like a house that had been remodeled into a hotel. We had a downstairs room and the walls were very thin, so we constantly heard people in the lobby and checking in and out at the front desk. I would think that the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

Hostal Calafate is just half a block from the Plaza de Armas and is right across from the regional museum. It is a modest place but efficient and offers ameneties such as laundry, Internet Cafe open from 8 am through midnight, fax services, tour reservations for Torres del Paine, Perito Moreno, etc. My room was small but clean with cable... More 

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