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Puripica # 172 | Poblacion el carmen, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
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Iquisa Hostal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This is a very nice hostel. It is not located in the town center but as san pedro is a small town you can walk everywhere within 10 minutes. The rooms and the bathrooms are very clean. As is the kittchen. The patio is very cozy (with hammocks) and the wifi very fast. The breakfast is simple but nice and... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

It is a confortable hostal at 15 min walking from Caracoles street in San Pedro de Atacama. The host helps on arranging the typical tours to be done in San Pedro through Juriques Tour Travel agnecy. The rooms and hostal are clean and confortable with a space to chill out and share a bit with the other visitors who are... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had to wait over an hour to check in when we arrived as the staff were rarely around. Despite having arranged to be picked up from the bus station no one came for us and the hostel is hard to find. Our room was okay apart from the smell of cat pee, there's cats all over the place. Other... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We booked this as it was the cheapest on line with a bathroom. The price was $66.00 dollars for 1 night. After 12 hours on the bus from Salta, Argentina and being unceremoniously dumped at the border with no map or taxi. We were left to find our own way. Luckily the tourist office helped and recommended a taxi as... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

We were greatly appreciative that the owner picked us up from the bus station well after 11 pm. The room was clean, and the shared bathroom had hot water. The little courtyard has hammocks, and is a pleasant place to chill. It is a fair way out of town. Excellent value for money though.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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61 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Hostel prices are a lot more expensive in San Pedro than most other places in Chile. We chose Iquisa because it was the cheapest. Part if the reason for this I guess is that the hostal is situated a few minutes walk outside of the tourist centre of the town. This wasn't much of a problem though as if the... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

10 minutes away from the main plaza/center of San Pedro de Atacama, it is actually not far and there is also a nice fruit market on the way. Very fresh and yummy fruits! The hostel itself is nice. The room was not too big and not too small, shared bathroom but after a long time in the road it was... More

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santiago, chile
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

this review is especially to warn women of the potential hazard of this place. it is in a beautiful location, the beds are ok, the bathrooms fine, seriously, i have no complaints about the hostel itself except that it is a bit dirty. i also didnt mind that it is a bit far from town, because it is a nice... More

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Cork, Ireland
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50 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

We had emailed in advance for a bus station pick up, emailed again to say the bus was late, on arrival we couldn´t see anyone so we just walked. At the hostel the people were really friendly, the language barrier was the only problem that held us back from chatting with them. I took loads of photos of the hostel... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012 via mobile

Really chilled out.. Friendly staff. It's a bit far out but we got a few lifts off roberto as well as just walking in and walking/stumbling back. Hostel is about ten mins from the main square (without any packs, but arrange the pickup when you book) It's quiet but it is what you make of it.

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Also Known As:
Iquisa Hostal Atacama/San Pedro De Atacama, Chile
Address: Puripica # 172 | Poblacion el carmen, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
Location: Chile > Atacama Region > San Pedro de Atacama
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 52 Specialty lodging in San Pedro de Atacama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located 10 minutes walk from the town center. This is a hostel with a familiar and juvenile atmosphere, quiet and clean. The owners are natives of the place. We have 1 twin room with private bathroom, 3 double, 2 triples, 2 doubles and 1 room with 6 beds all with shared bathroom. There is a kitchen for guests use, including internet service, laundry service, bicycle rental, tourist information, and hammocks. ... more   less 
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