Having read lots of really rubbish reviews we were reluctant to stay here, but it was close to friends of ours. We had a double bed with ensuite. The room was amazingly clean & cleaned everyday. The water was hot (for about 3 mins when you had to turn it off & on again!), the location was really safe & central to town, but not too noisy.
Admittedly we didn't use the hostel for booking any tours (we used our friends at Hostel Campo Base, who's host was much better at english & generally friendlier) but we feel the bad press for this place is not deserved.
It has a lovely central courtyard which has sunshine all day, a well equipped kitchen if you want to avoid the expensive restaurants in San Pedro & the host was lovely when we tried to speak Spanish to her.
Consider this place, don't write it off from the previous negative reviews
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- Also Known As:
- Hostel La Ruca Atacama/San Pedro De Atacama, Chile