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Palafito Waiwen

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Yo acabo de pasar 3 noches en el hostal palafito waiwen y estoy muy contenta. Se ubica al lado de la desembocadura del río entonces hay vistas espectaculares y pájaros todo el día. Las habitaciones son buenas-- limpias, normales. Hay una cocina con todos los aparatos que querrás y fue fácil cocinar la cena cada noche. Puedes dejar tu comida...

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Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy hostel with warm atmosphere, great coomon areas and good dorms ensuite (super bathroom), even if sometimes a bit small. Really omfortable beds. Breakfast is top with homemade bread, fresh fruit, yogurt and eggs à la minute.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hostel with an exceptional view every detail makes you want to stay there longer. Excellent staff, Nicolas is an exceptional host, good breakfast and common areas, definitely I'll be back soon.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed September 1, 2016

This is an amazing place to visit in southern Chile for those who love a different experience in the "middle of nowhere", Palafitos are the construction typical of this little town built over the ocean water. Palafito Waiwen is a cozy little hotel managed by its owners, Pablo and Nicolas. They are always around making sure guests are well taken...

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Mountain View, CA
Reviewed April 1, 2016

We stayed one night in this Palafito in Castro, Chiloe. We had 3 rooms - 2 were basic hostel rooms, but one was an enormous beautiful suite right on the water. Ask for these accommodations and you'll have a good night. The breakfast was fresh and the staff was friendly. The only downside was the barking dogs at night. A...

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Bodega Bay, California
Reviewed March 13, 2016

The building was beautiful and our room was gorgeous and clean with an amazing view. The staff were all wonderful, and extremely warm and helpful. Sebastian, in particular, was a pleasure to talk to, and generously shared his knowledge of Chile. The hotel also has great community and kitchen space where we met lots of other travelers.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Palafito waiwen is a boutique hotel, really pretty, it is brand new. it is very well located, only 5 minutes walk to downtown. it is located in a quiet place where all the palafitos hotels are. It is a really nice and cozy place. Breakfast is good, i really appreciated they had coffee and not ¨nescafe¨. The staff is great,...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed January 30, 2016

A really lovely and style Palafito in Castro, I love the design of the house, really comfort!!! and with nice view, staff are really friendly and helpful, a lot of good local tips for the travelers! One of the best breakfast in Chile!! They bake their own bread!!!! Super tasty!!! Totally worthy of staying!!!

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed January 19, 2016

Unique place overlooking the bay. All in wood and the rooms are charming. The common rooms are also well set with a lot of windows overlooking the water and nicely decorated. It gives however more a feeling of a hostal than a hotel, with guests preparing the evening dinner in the common kitchen and chatting around, although a good way...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be able to book the suite for our last night in Chiloé: what a treat! The room has a beautiful view, really good bed, ample space, a lovely shower (with good pressure) and a balcony. All that with privacy. The service at the hostel is also super! One of the owners tipped us to go...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Palafito Waiwen", located at the heart of Gamboa neighborhood in the city of Castro, Island of Chiloe. Here you can enjoy a unique experience of staying in one of the traditional houses on stilts above the calm waters of the bay of Castro near the Gamboa estuary with its particular Chilean southern warmth and surrounded by the exceptional beauty of its landscapes and people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palafito Waiwen

Address: Ernesto Riquelme 1236 | Barrio Palafitos de Gamboa, Castro, Isla Chiloe 5700000, Chile
Location: Chile > Los Lagos Region > Isla Chiloe > Castro
Price Range: $26 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palafito Waiwen 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Palafito Hotel Castro
Palafito Waiwen Castro, Chile - Isla Chiloe
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“All rooms are suitable.”
 of 5 bubbles oscarm951, Sep 1, 2016 | Read review
“Pick the main room on the water. A bit higher cost, but totally worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles AOB_MountainView, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
“The Suite Gamboa is absolutely stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles EllieFitzbairn, Mar 13, 2016 | Read review
“Get the second floor rooms. You can listen everything from the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles 954gabrielav, Feb 24, 2016 | Read review
“We took the large room with double bed and sleeping couch at the front of the hotel overlooking the bay which provides an excellent view”
 of 5 bubbles zitavskeho, Jan 19, 2016 | Read review
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