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Zoutleeuw, Belgium
Reviewed November 21, 2014

The main attraction of this hostel definitively is the garden with pool, which is a great place to relax. The location is fine if you don't mind walking. The hostel itself however urgently needs to get a makeover. Problem is that everything is really old and not so clean. I can live with scaling paint and some black mold in...

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What more do you want for breakfast. We gave you every day tea, coffee, milk, oatmeal, yogurt, pancakes, fruit, jam, butter, ham and cheese. You want something more? The cleaning is done every day and we are not required to have latest fashion furniture. It is a simple and clean hostel with pool and gardens to relax. Not a 5...

London
Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of nights in a room with shared bathroom. It was all clean, but the room was tiny, as was the bathroom. I'm 6 foot and couldn't stand fully in the shower. The place could do with a redecorate as all the sheets and towels looked old and worn. The garden was lovely, the location was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Nice, quiet and clean hostel. Basic rooms and bathrooms, but very clean and comfortable. It has many things like pool. great and beautiful gardens, beer garden and grill. Breakfast is perfect each morning.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 18, 2014

It is a very cute little hostel or more like a guesthouse run by its owners. We felt very safe because it has private parking. The bathrooms are clean and good hot showers. Rooms are cleaned every day and delicious breakfast included in the price. What more could we need!

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Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

First, Gisela and Carlos are very sweet people with one of the better hostals I've ever stayed in. It was my dads birthday and they sang to him and gave us a bottle of wine. Extremely kind and generous. The location is great and the rooms are extremely clean. They have a kitchen available but it have no stove. They...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Gisela and Carlos were so nice as hosts. That is what made the stay good. We found throughout Chile that heating is a rarity- we travelled in winter. It's lucky that we had our snowboarding stuff, because I freezed here at night. Gisela and Carlos were great though, giving us extra hot water bottles and blankets. The breakfast was great...

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Reviewed July 10, 2012

Despite being full, Gisela and Carlos did all they could to find us somewhere else to stay when we turned up, before offering us a mattress in a small room, which we accepted. They were very helpful in telling us what to see and do in Viña and Carlos even drove us to the bus station on our departure (for...

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Co Durham
Reviewed May 3, 2012

Gisela and Carlos welcome you to their home and the fantastic facilities like a family member arriving home. There are only 5 guest rooms so there is never a problem with overcrowding. The good bits – clean, friendly, a pool and garden, a guest lounge, good security on the property, suggestions for walks and activities (even a lift to the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 5, 2012

A very nice retreat from the busy streets of Vina. Wonderful breakfast served late enough for a sleep in. Super friendly and helpful. Small basic rooms. Nice outside areas to relax in deck chairs, although the pool is a little green.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed April 19, 2011

This was one of the best places we stayed in Chile. They were so friendly and the place was very tranquil. Breakfast was amazing and the locations is close town. We had our room on the top floor which had it's own bathroom and was close to the kitchen and dining area so it felt almost like our own suite!...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family that has built a hostel with warm environment as you will soon notice in every detail.The idea is that all of our guest, whether they be students, backpackers, or anyone that would like to come visit, feel at home, in a quiet and warm environment where you can relax and but at the same time be independentOur Hostel is located in a one of the most important streets in Via del Mar; its a very quiet street close to church, restaurants, cafes, pubs, and supermarkets as well as the subway. It is only a five minute walk to the center of town and about a ten minute walk to get to the closest beach.We have 10 rooms, singles and doubles. Our hostel has its own refrigerator, microwave, so you can use at your convenience. You will also have access to computers; if you have a notebook we have also count with wireless internet, and laundry. For your entertainment we have a pool, a beautiful garden and a pin-pong table. We check the hostel daily to make sure we keep it very clean. The hostel also counts with a security system, so you can feel even more protected. The price you pay also comes with a big breakfast with all types of fresh fruits.In our hostel we also provide you with tourist information, and we can recommend some of the best restaurants or places to visit. Please note that this property is suitable for people under 50 year old. If you have more than 50 and know the difference between Hotel and Hostel you are welcome.-No Pets allowed.-No Childrens and babies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gisela & Carlos House

Address: Las Mercedes no 203, Vina del Mar 2580494, Chile
Location: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Vina del Mar
Price Range: $103 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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