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Hostel Palafito Cucao

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

It is a really nice place, with great views and an excellent price. As someone mentioned, it is basically an hotel with a dorm! Backpackers have to stop here. It is a quiet spot, next to the lake, really comfortable rooms. Highly recommended.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

This place is essentially a boutique hotel which has a dorm, which is great as it allows backpackers the chance for a little luxury. The rooms are massive, include cooked breakfast, and have stunning view of the lake. Cucao is pretty remote so it's nice to just sit back and relax.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Whilst the town of Cucao is very small and doesn't offer a huge amount more than tranquil views and easy access to walks in the national park, this hostel is well worth a visit. Feeling like a cross between a hotel and a house from Grand Designs, the wooden chalet vibe opens out in the living room to offer almost... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We spent two days at Hostel Palafito Cucao in April 2016. Without a doubt it's the nicest "hostel" we've ever stayed at. It should probably call itself a boutique hotel. We had a private, en suite family room with a bunk bed for the kids. Fantastic bedding and a really lovely bathroom. Great view. Also, there is a well-equipped shared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in at Palafito Cucao in the hope that they might have a place for us to stay, and we immediately fell in love with the beautiful double room that overlooks the lake. Cucao is a great place to visit for a taste of Chiloé's wild west coast, and this hostel has to be the best spot in the... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

This is the place to stay if you're visiting Cucao. The back of the Palafito hotel (there's a twin hotel in Castro too) overlooks the estuary and surrounding national park and there are board walks and decking so guests can admire the view from beyond the hotel's huge floor to ceiling windows. Sadly we were only staying one night so... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Don't miss Chiloe National Park or a lovely stay at Hostal Palafito in Cucao. The ambiance, right on an estuary, is sublime. There is a lovely deck off the common area which has floor to ceiling windows for viewing amazing sunsets. Each room faces the water. We traveled to Cucao by bus, and the bus driver let us off right... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

I am writing this after my one month trip in Chile. Beautiful location, big terraces (for nice weather), cosy communal area, one big breakfast table, clean, 2 private bathrooms for 6 beds, delicious breakfast and reachable by public transport. Everything in wood and a hot tub is available with the cold river/lake experience included (you have to pay for it).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Nice and cosy place to stay at! The location is very good - walking distance to the center, so the sorrounding is quiet. The cafe and terrasse on the roof are really great, providing a beautiful view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

The view in the living room is incredibly stunning..got several totally open window, obviously my best view I ever seen in the hostel. Everything here is made by wood, I like it so much! Location is close to the National Park too and the beach which you can feel the Pacific Ocean current there( which is really awesome!) The hostel... More 

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Additional Information about Hostel Palafito Cucao

Address: Camino Cucao a Parque Nacional Chiloe, sector Chanquin, Cucao, Isla Chiloe, Chile
Location: Chile > Los Lagos Region > Isla Chiloe > Cucao
Price Range: $72 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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