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Andres Bello 979, La Serena, Chile
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Hostal El Punto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Chile
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its my second time at the hostel and I had a very good time. The staff is very friendly, they are always happy to help you, the breakfast is good. The place is clean and the location is close to downtown and bus station. I can to say that this is my favorite place to take a rest in La... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a double room with private bathroom over Christmas 2014, and after two months of backpacking through South America and our experience of similarly priced hostels, we were happy to have a clean room with lovely decor, daily cleaning if you wanted it, and very friendly staff. The courtyard is gorgeous, and the cafe style choice on the... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Punto is a really nice hostal with a great internal courtyard. We stayed in a double room with a shared bathroom. The room was pretty small with only a window onto a corridor but it was comfortable and cosy. The breakfast was included and this was nice, particulary the bread! We hired bikes from the hostal for a day... More 

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Arlington, VA
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The hostel is located close to the bus station and the downtown area. However, the streets are a little dark and sketchy to walk at night to downtown. The room was well sized and the bathroom was nice. There is also an outdoor courtyard for a nice day. The staff was very helpful in answering questions. The staff washed our... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Great location between the town and bus station. Friendly and helpful staff and very good value for money! I stayed for one night on my way up the coast and it was perfect for a stop over. The hostal has a great outdoor area to sit and hangout with other travellers. Wifi was good and there is also a pc... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This hostel is located between the bus stop and town, about 5-10 minutes walk from the bus stop, and 15-20 minutes walk to the central square. The place is very nice and very clean and comfortable. There are plenty of seats, sofas and deckchairs to relax on in the ample courtyard space and wifi is fast and seems to work... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed 2 nights, luckily we managed to get the double room with own bathroom/shower. We also managed to park our car on-site, which was very useful. We loved it! All the staff are very welcoming and helpful, and the atmosphere is relaxed and informal. WE met many like-minded travellers to talk to and share experiences/ideas. The... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Really nice and efficient hostal ; good location,nice and clean rooms , safe parking . The shower have great water pressure and the beds are comfortable . Friendly multilingual staff willing to give you all the information you need in order to explore the city and surrounding area .

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Bensheim, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After experiencing three months of chaos in Chile, this hostal felt like home. Before coming I was writing emails with the super friendly staff and everything worked out great. I was traveling with two friends and we only had time to spent one night. The breakfast was bigger than the usual chilean breakfast and the kitchen also offers good cake... More 

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Ede, Gelderland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We went to this hostel for 3 nights to discover la serena. We got a warm welcome and all the employees are very kind and helpful. The hostel was also very colourful and has a cosy atmosphere. Each morning we got een delicious breakfast in a cosy diningroom witch was included in the price. Overall we have had a pleasant... More 

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Address: Andres Bello 979, La Serena, Chile
Location: Chile > Coquimbo Region > La Serena
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Hostal El Punto Hotel La Serena

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