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Rey Lagarto Hostel

San Jose 443, Poblacion El Carmen, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

To start, the hostel was spotless. Despite tracking in mounds of desert sand and dirt every day, the staff took great care of the rooms. The staff was very friendly. It's a 10 minute walk from the center of town, but the hostel provides free (great-quality) mountain bikes for you to use which is awesome not only to get to... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I'm grateful to the friend who recommended this hostel to me. Fairly priced, nice rooms, good outdoor seating, a steamingly hot shower and included breakfast, which once even was prepared and brought to our room in the evening before so we had something to eat before we left for our break-of-dawn tour. The location is about a 10-minute walk out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

My girlfriend, two Swiss friends and I went to Rey Lagarto to spend 5 days making tours in San Pedro. The hostel is located in the outskirts from San Pedro (10 minutes walk) which is good 'cause it gives you a better appreciation of the stars and is very quiet. (The best part is that you will be the last... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Yes, it's a little bit out of the centre, but in San Pedro that means about 10 -15 mins walk. We had warm water, nice breakfast and the room got cleaned every day. And the staff was super friendly! We had a key to our room. Also, there were lights on the way so you don't feel unsafe. :)

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had a great experience at the Rey Lagarto Hostal. The two sisters who run the hostal were so friendly and accommodating, making sure that we had everything we needed and keeping the whole place really clean. They went above and beyond what would normally be expected. The rooms are simple but comfortable, and the kitchen, bathroom, and common areas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Rey Lagarto. Sandra and other staff are incredibly warm and accommodating. The hostel is simple, but very comfortable and relaxing. We opted for a room with a private bath which was equipped with plenty of hot water and towels, and was cleaned daily. We spent most of our trip out in the incredible natural... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

- Far from center and bus terminal- a long way to walk in the desert heat with bags for something that is not that great - No receptionist- confirmed arrival time the day before and no one was there, it was locked and we had to make an international call for them to send someone to open the door -... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

This hostel (formerly known as Inca North and most tour companies still know it as this) is fine - it's quite far from town which was a tiring sometimes if going back and forth but does give you stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The staff are super lovely and our private room was beautiful, also the 'sunken' living room... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

One oof the best hostel in San Pedro de Atacama. The staff, Sandra, was so nice that just make you fell at home. Moreover, the place is really tidy with a very facilitated common place. Dont miss this hostel if you dont have much budget but still want to have great experience in SPdA.

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Timbuktu, Mali
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I came across the hostel Rey Lagarto, whilst taking an afternoon stroll through the laid back working class neighborhood of El Carmen. The hostel has beauuutiful panoramic view of the volcanic range wich the hostels in the town don´t have. The rooms at the hostel were a lot more spacious and had more character than the ones i previously stayed... More 

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