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Kona Tau

Avareipua s/n | Isla de Pascua - Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Puerto Natales, Chile
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Kona Tau has all the basic facilities but is nothing special, it was much more expensive than a nicer hostel that we moved to after the first night (Hostel Petero Atamu). Pro: it's close to the main road. Con: the internet is pretty rubbish (but this is true of everywhere on easter island) and the breakfast was pretty uninspiring.

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Zittau, Germany
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed there for four nights and liked it except for the stingy breakfast - for the price I paid I would have expected more. Other than that, they're clean, they change the sheets regularly, they know about the island and make good recommendations and are friendly, though it's better if you speak some Spanish, as their English isn't great. Also,... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Overall my experience at Kona Tau hostel was mixed, the place itself is nice, but the owners tried to screw people over on the bill, so I´ll list positives and negatives: Positive: Breakfast is good and a large portion, its bread with butter and jam, some pastry, fruit, juice and tea. The people staying at the hostel were great, it... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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533 reviews 533 reviews
54 hotel reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I had a fantastic time here. The rooms were reasonably spacious, clean and fairly good value considering. The owners were very friendly and helpful, and took me to and from the airport at no extra cost. The place is in a quiet country lane and there is a good view from the patio area. It's a shortish walk to the... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I stayed in Kona Tau for about 5 nights this January and had a lovely time. It's reasonably priced considering how expensive the island is and the staff are very friendly and were able to answer all of my queries. I met a lot of nice people there. The location is very central, less than 5 minutes from the main... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
84 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights. We booked at the airport and received a complimentary shuttle service there and back (the drive is less than 5 minutes). Location is very central - 3 minute walk to the high street and 5 to the beach. Room is basic, as is bathroom - shabby, tatty, but perfectly adequate with... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is a hostel that has the Maori's hospitality! Mara, the owner, is Maori and has pleasure in answering all questions related to Maori's culture. The hostel is very simple and very well located. It counts with a beautfull view.

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San Francisco, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I am giving Kona Tau a 5 since I was able to visit the island on a budget. It met my usual expectations such as having a good location (a 5 minute walk to the main street), the bathoom is clean (generous toilet paper here), the shower had hot water, they made my bed almost everyday (they missed a day,... More 

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Jaboatão, Pernambuco, Brazil
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Clean rooms, nice staff and a good breakfast! If you are searching for a budget hostel, i would recommend it. However, there are better options on the island, especially if you want privacy and comfort.

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Melaka, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This hostel on Easter Island is great! It's located halfway between town and the airport and is walking distance from many of the sights on the island (for example Ahu Tahai, the museum, Orongo, etc.) The staff are friendly and helpful. All rooms have their own bathrooms, breakfast is included, and there is a kitchen and bbq area.

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