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Mirador el Buey Surf Hostel

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We booked this place because it was rated as the top choice in all of Norte Grande by Lonely Planet.The place is nice enough and is very fair priced, but there are equally good and cheaper places in Arica. With the high expectation set we were a bit disapointed. Beds are good, clean but a bit crammed. Wi-Fi is really...

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Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

The location and views are what make this hostal. But it is in serious need of some TLC. Many of the furnishing and fittings do not work properly such as faucet in the kitchen sink or the bed we had to prop up with books. Access can be patchy if a staff member not working, which is frequent. But still...

Thank diana r
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This hostel was very average but cleanish with helpful owner and staff. If you don't mind cold showers you will be fine. Great for the beach and the kitchen facilities where very good if self catering. However due to the late arrival of the bus from La Paz we would not have got in if it hadn't been for another...

Thank Anita2309
Port Hedland, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Very quiet hostel in Arica. Great views of the ocean from the balcony and very close to the beach. Would imagine that it's livelier in summertime. Stayed in a double room with small bathroom. Very clean and has an apartment feel rather than hostel.

Thank camillus b
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2014

This is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the views. Clean and tidy. Excellent kitchen we cooked every day. Hot water and free drinking water. You can watch the breaks from the balcony. My partner surfed el gringo, it's heavy and Shallow so Pick Your day wisely. Also head out early to beat the wind. There is a nice...

Thank Lucy-Bee270
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Comfortable hotel with very helpful staff. Room was average size and well maintained. The community kitchen was convenient and the ocean view from the common area's balcony was gorgeous. A 20 minute walk to el centro which was a nice waterfront stroll back from the restaurants after dinner, We stayed 5 days and thoroughly enjoyed the hotel and Arica.

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 1 April 2013

We booked in for 5 nights, thinking we would switch to another surf hostel, but after looking around this was the best value and location you can get for a hostel in Arica. We stayed for 11 nights and loved it. The first 5 nights we stayed in a private room on the first floor. The downfall was that the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rooms w/private bathrooms and apartments (max 8 pax) for travellers, families and lovers of the waves, surfing and tow-in. Excellent location in front of the best beach in Arica with spectacular ocean views of El Gringo and El Buey surf spots. We offer our clients safe accommodation, comfort and convenience. There´s a BBQ area on our roof terrace, cable TV, computers , WI-FI, fully equipped kitchens, bicycle rental and free parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mirador el Buey Surf Hostel

Address: Punta del Este 605, La Lisera, Arica 0000, Chile
Region: Chile > Arica and Parinacota Region > Arica
Number of rooms: 13
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“We asked for ensuite and had a balcony over looking the sea but some rooms are truly hostel type rooms.”
Anita2309, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We stayed on the 2nd floor, it was a bit more private than the 1st which has tge reception.”
  • view from 2nd floor
Lucy-Bee270, 17 Mar 2014 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd floor rooms are better.”
Asquaredadventures, 1 Apr 2013 | Read review
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