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Hostal El Punto

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostal El Punto is one of our best memories in Chile.Lovely welcome, the staff have always been very attentive. and friendly; Very colourful place with several courtyards where you feel like resting, and having a bite and chatting with other people. We had the big quiet en suite room and balcony ( 37000pesos per night )and it was superb. and... More 

Thank Pastelchris
Bern, Switzerland
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99 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hostel with welcoming staff. Room and bathroom were clean. Good location near the bus terminal. The bed was a little worn out, also we could hear everything that was going on outside our room.

Thank Olipa
Black Creek, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Hostal El Punto was a good place to stay in La Serena. It is relatively quiet, within walking distance of the main town square. It is a bit further to the beach. There are several nice courtyard areas where wifi is good. It is not so reliable in the room we had. There is lots of hot water for showers.... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beatrice Jacqueline welcomed us like we were her best friends come to visit. From then on we felt so special. We had the lovely balcony sun terrace room - private and quiet. Everything about this hostel is special. Thanks Beatrice Come and see us in Australia love Jacque and Mark

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were in La Serena to visit the Elqui Valley and do so.e stargazing. El punto had great facilities, lovely double rooms with sun terrace and bathroom, good wifi, access to a computor, secure parking, cheap laundry and really helpful and friendly staff. Everyone made us feel so welcome its a great place to stay.

Thank Tiggygb
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great spot to rest up in La Serena, a few minutes walk from the centre of town. The breakfasts were good and I recommend paying a little extra for cooked eggs and coffee, both were excellent. Clean rooms and hot showers, along with helpful staff make this a place to come back to next time I am in La Serena.

Thank Didgesteve
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016

El Punto was our favorite hostal of our Chile trip. They had a very nice commune area with a cafeteria open all day, the ladies in the front were all fluent in English, they booked our tour to Mamalluca Observatory (a must see!), and had a great breakfast! We stayed in the suite and sun terrace room and both rooms... More 

Thank Lucas B
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Hostal El Punto is the place to stay at when traveling in La Serena, Chile. The hostal is beautiful, clean, very safe, and well kept. The staff is the best; very friendly and helpful. I enjoyed the breakfast, particularly the home made jams. I highly recommend Hostal El Punto.

Thank rosado20162016
Heiloo, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This colourful hostel is just ten minutes away from the central bus station and also ten minutes away from the old center. The accommodation has every thing you wish for: it is clean, has wifi (working!), good showers and a rich breakfast. If you're lucky you can enjoy a colibrie which visits the Chilean Firetree next to the kitchen. The... More 

Thank Silke L
1 review
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My husband and I stayed here for about a week in March and we had the best time. We stayed in the standard room with a private bathroom and a sun terrace. The owners speak Spanish, English, and German. The included breakfast was good everyday and was easy to manage even when we had to leave early to go on... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hostal El Punto

Address: Andres Bello 979, La Serena, Chile
Region: Chile > Coquimbo Region > La Serena
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Hostal El Punto Hotel La Serena
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“the en suite room is very quiet and very good value”
 of 5 bubbles Pastelchris, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“From what I could see, the rooms are all pretty nice. It is not a view place so that is not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles teamturtledmdm, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room with its own bathroom in my experience is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles rosado20162016, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For families the Casita artesanal is great. A lot of space, two couches and a tv, coloured walls.”
 of 5 bubbles SilkeL613, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the private bathroom are worth the minimal extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles veronicasP6740NJ, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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