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Hostal Akainij

Austral 22, Puerto Williams, Isla Navarino, Chile
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nantes, France
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355 reviews
135 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Julio and Gabi will make you feel at home in this very friendly B&B where you can also order dinner. Gabi is and excellent cook. She understands English but prefer speaking Spanish. Julio will pick you up at the airport or at the boat landing. Their place is convenient and comfy enough and they are hugelu knowledgeable about their island.

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Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

They were so kind, we felt like we were staying with family. They went out of their way to help us and make us feel welcome. Mealtime was lovely, complete with warm bread. Gaby and Julio speak very little english, so I was forced to trot out my bad spanish. They helped us make alternative arrangements when our ferry reservations... More 

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Gloversville, New York
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63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I'd love to take Gaby home to cook for me. Food and everything else was great. There were about 8 other people staying there, all working for the government in PW. To compare this to a Hilton in Dubai would be meaningless. Two different places. For a small town, Gaby and Julio can't be beat. Their English is limited, but... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

This is an awesome place to stay. The double bed and private bathroom was quite a luxury after a few nights in dorm rooms prior to arriving here, and actually we didn't pay much more for our room here which included a great breakfast, tv in our room and help with whatever we needed. Julio and Gaby suffered my dodgy... More 

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Puerto Williams, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We had such a great time at Julio's and Gaby's place! Julio transported us everywhere: airport, ferry, horseback riding.Gaby is an excellent cook!The meals she prepared to us were succulent, not to mention the great breakfast every morning. The place is cozy and warm, and really simple. We can't wait to come back Thanks again! Thomas & Laetitia

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We stayed at Akainij last year, and it was a wonderful experience. We arrived late at night after taking the Yaghan ship from Punta Arenas. Julio picked us up at the dock, even though it was late at night, and we gratefully collapsed into the very comfortable beds. We set out the next day to hike the Dientes circuit but... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Lovely hosts, sweet breakfast, and the living room is a great place to engage in conversations with people from all over the world, right on front of the fireplace. The not so good: they don't speak much English, so you better be prepared.

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Santiago
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

This was our honeymoon. I found this place online. We showed up for Christmas, our first one together, and just hoped for the best... what we lived, our experience was incredible!!! The island itself is beautiful, but the people, the owners of this hostel are excellent! We shared our Christmas evening with them, as a family, felt the warmness of... More 

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

We have been travelling through Argentina and Chile and this is one of the best places we've stayed at so far. Julio picked us up at the ferry at 08.00 and took us to the hostel where we got breakfast, even though we hadn't spent the night there, and at 9 am we were able to move into our room.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

Gabby and Julio were great hosts. We were picked up fromt he boat and transported to the hostel without even asking, we were able to move into our room at 9am and were offered breakfast as well! Definitely ask Gabby to cook you dinner at least one night, we had the local fish plus king crab, probably our best meal... More 

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