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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
  • Nov 2, 2016
    “Wonderful surprise!”
  • Jun 4, 2016
    “Very rude manager! ”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness center
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

We did not expect too much from La Serena as it is not a big hub for tourism, but Balmaceda was one of the nicest hostels of our 4 month trip across south america! more like a hotel than a hostel. The staff was all...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to write a good review about this place and on a whole it was a good place to stay (especially in a town where there is nothing to do!) The young man on reception was really helpful and spoke excellent English! The...More

Date of stay: May 2016
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Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful stay here. Although currently being renovated this didn't deter our stay. Lovely rooms and very friendly and attentive staff. Close to the central shopping and entertain area and only a couple of blocks from the bus terminal. Would stay here again.

Date of stay: April 2016
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Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is beautifully presented - we had a double room at the back of the complex that was an ideal size, had an en suite, locked cupboard (a huge bonus), and cable TV. The location is an easy walking distance to town and the...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Lilah14
Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights and it was overall good. It is not as social as a hostel, which may be annoying if you are travelling alone. The staff/owners are very nice and helpful, the rooms are clean and spacious. Breakfast comes in...More

Date of stay: April 2014
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Description
Common areas and gardens in Hostel Balmaceda Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$58 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Chile > Coquimbo Region > La Serena
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$58 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Chile > Coquimbo Region > La Serena
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Traveler (47)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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"room 9 is the only room with a window to the outdoors that is not in a hallway."
GjazzTraveller
Mar 16, 2014
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"Rooms 7 - 14 can use the kitchenette"
SeePeaWhy
Nov 29, 2013
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"Believe all rooms share comunal bath rooms, but may have changed."
edgerc2018
Oct 10, 2013
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"Rooms 5-6 are superior. 2-6 have private bathrooms + kitchens without free breakfast. 7 onward have no..."
RagsToRighteous
May 5, 2013
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