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hostal maria casa

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Las Rojas 18, La Serena 1780000, Chile
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Found this hostel by chance walking from the bus station to the main plaza when we were approached by owner and offered a really good deal. The hostel was ten minutes from bus station and 15 minutes from main plaza, 15 minutes from supermarket and around 30 minutes from the beach. The hostel is run by a lovely warm and... More 

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London
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22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

I contacted Hostal Maria Casa for availability and a Hostal called El Observatorio answered. They said Maria Casa was full but we could stay at El Observatorio. I accepted as it seemed like they were affiliated and that the quality should be the same. The Hostal is located close to the bus station which suited us well, but the town... More 

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si,es verdad y pido disculpas porque como en maria casa estaba full,los lleve a hostal el observatorio..es un buen lugar... More 

Brisbane
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179 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I agree with all the other reviews.... good points... - great budget price (especially coming from pricey San Pedro) - handy location (so close to bus station, supermarket and shopping malls, short walk into town) - friendly family (sons speak excellent English and can help arrange tours) - good kitchen and tea/coffee available anytime - comfortable rooms (not all have... More 

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Bodegraven, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Great place to stay whenever you are in La Serena. When we arrived here, The family was very helpful. They even offered to wash our clothes and made us a meal. Foor $8,000 per person a day, highly recommend thuis place for everyone to stay. Showers are hot, and beds are nice too.

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Olon, Ecuador
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights there, everything was good. They have only one electric heater for the rooms so we should share it. And to have a really good hot shower, you should use less water (but its not a big trouble, just need to know that trick). Is a nice and clean place!

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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

My boyfriend and I ended up staying at Maria Casa for a week while in La Serena. From the moment we walked in Maria offered us coffee with bread and marmalade and her son sat us down and gave us a detailed explanation of La Serena and the surrounding activities. The hostel is impeccably clean and Maria and her two... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Excellent place to stay and with great prices. The owner family is very kind and helpful. Very clean as well. We had internet normally (not limited, as it is in the picture). Stayed there for two nights and was a very good choice.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

The reason I have rated this hostel a 4 is because of the fantastic location to the bus station and the easy going owners. This place is great value for money also. The rooms and clean and comfortable. The only down sides are it is a pretty decent walk to the beach, around 30 minutes and the shared bathrooms were... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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48 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We were happy with our choice particularly on the eve of New Year's Celebrations. provided a great asado for NYE. Maria is concerned for everyone and the place is well looked after. Rooms comfortable and plenty of hot water good kitchen and common area, plentiful fruit from trees in the backyard. Easy walk to shops, beach. Central Bus Station 5... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The woman running this pretty, small place is an absolute sweetheart! When i told her i was feeling unwell, she showed genuine concern, and offered me anything she had to help. I was very humbled and appreciative. Simple, clean accommodations, in a beautiful garden setting. I only stayed one night, but had a really nice morning, chatting and having tea... More 

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