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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

It seems the bathroom saga here continues. We booked into the main building a double rooms. Really comfortable bed, the noise reverberates thru the building so it's a massive plus that between 23:00 and 08:00 the guests in the dorms are not able to access. One functioning bathroom between all rooms is a stretch. Thou on the upside the one...

Thank KarYntravels
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here three nights in a 4-bed dorm and really enjoyed our stay! The staff is friendly and helpfull, rooms basic but comfy beds, bathroom fine, kitchen well equiped and atmosphere nice. On top it's by far the cheapest accommodation you can book in Pucon and the ecology mindset is a plus! Personally I was afraid of one of...

Thank Noëmie A
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a reasonable hostel located a 10 minute walk from the town centre, with good parking. Although small, there is a nice communal sitting area and staff are extremely helpful. However, there were several downsides that prevented us from being able to give a better rating. First the rooms. We had two private doubles with ensuite. The room upstairs...

Thank JamesTP
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 17 November 2016

the staff here is very friendly. the building is a bit on the run down side, the kitchen is ill-equipped, the downstairs 'room with private bath' actually has its bath across as hallway beside the common room and water drips from the ceiling when the rooms upstairs take a shower. the german owner, apparently knows about this but doesn't do...

Thank sebastian_en_tour
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This hostel carried the environmental theme throughout the whole place; rubbish separation, water usage and light usage signs, as well as the eco guided tours that were offered. The communal area is smallish but nice with the fire and makes a nice atmosphere to chat with other guests. The kitchen is well equipped and close to a supermarket to get...

Thank Mon238
ELEMENTOSEcoHostel, Director Comercial at ELEMENTOS Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again some day!

Oakland, California
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This is an okay budget option, but expect to pay more than the base quoted price (e.g. more for a bed cover or towels). The dorms are tiny. Additionally, while the reception woman seemed nice and helpful, she told us a tour up to the Villarica volcano for sure wouldn't fill. We waited to book until we got a better...

Thank yannaik
ELEMENTOSEcoHostel, Public Relations Manager at ELEMENTOS Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It is true, the room that you stayed in is based towards budget travel, and we market it as "Indoor Camping" and we have it stated on Booking.com as well as our other channels that there are extra costs for a bed comforter and towels. We lowered the prices for these dorms and stopped including...

Munich, Bayern, Germany
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Accomodation in the main house may be okay, but beware of sleeping in the so called "indoor camping dorm". It is just a shack of metall sheets, plastic and wood - so basic that it has the charm of a storage room. Rooms are very small and too full with beds that you do not know where to put your...

Thank GerhardBueltzi
ELEMENTOSEcoHostel, Public Relations Manager at ELEMENTOS Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear you were so disappointed with your stay. Following, I am copying the exact room description we have on Booking.com, for the room in which you stayed, called "Indoor Camping": ' Room size: 8 m²; 4 beds; Please note heating is not available in this room; This simple and rustic indoor...

Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hostel for three days in a twin room. The owner and the staff is very friendly and the owner speaks German, English and Spanish. It is very clean and ordened, which I liked a lot! Pro's: - very clean - friendly staff - they organize good trips Cons: - quite noisy. A lot of cars drive...

Thank Teun P
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

In quite a good spot, easy walk into town. Dorm rooms are small but fine. Unfortunately there are unexpected extra charges upon arrival including for bed sheets. I found the lady in charge to be quite rude. It was very loud in the dorm room as you could hear everything from the room next door. The wifi was good.

1Thank Jaz Z
ELEMENTOSEcoHostel, Public Relations Manager at ELEMENTOS Hostel, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear that you felt you were treated rudely. This is not what we intended to do and if there was any moment you felt you were treated with disrespect, please let us know what the situation was so that we may better our service in the future! The sheets themselves do not cost extra, those come...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The location is great, close to the Turbus station and supermarket. The staffs are helpful and the room is clean and tidy, we felt very comfortable to stay there. Unfortunately we only had one night there, I would love to stay longer next time when I travel to Pucon. Highly recommend.

Thank Joanna T
ELEMENTOSEcoHostel, Public Relations Manager at ELEMENTOS Hostel, responded to this review

We're glad you were comfortable during your stay, that is music to our ears! We hope you get to stay longer next time!!!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our ELEMENTOS EcoHostel is a cozy, eco-friendly bed & breakfast, perfect for your visit to Pucón. We have a total of twelve beds, distributed in double rooms and dorms, with private and shared bathrooms. All of our beds have new, comfortable mattresses and warm feather beds. Our spacey bathrooms are equipped with bath tubs and have hot water at all times. In our well equipped kitchen, we provide you with everything needed to cook your own meal – from pots and pans to spices. In addition, all of our guests are invited to free tea and coffee during the time of their stay. We have plenty of space to enjoy a hearty Chilean “asado” (BBQ) and to relax in the living room or in the garden. Our pets, two goats, two dogs and two cats, ensure you are well entertained and also safe. Wi-Fi and computers, as well as private parking are available free of charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ELEMENTOS Hostel

Address: Pasaje Las Rosas 640, Pucon 4920000, Chile
Region: Chile > Araucania Region > Pucon
Price Range: $24 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — ELEMENTOS Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for an upstairs room.”
JamesTP, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Indoor camping are 4 people dorms without heaters, bring a good sleeping bag! Bathroom is 20 meters away outside. (Metal room is slightly closer than Ether room). If you choose other rooms they are in the house.”
carolyngva, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The private rooms are not only much larger and more comfortable than at others hostels in the area, they're cheaper. All are inviting and offer plenty of light.”
JasonW490, 5 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The big bedroom is more cozy compared to the others and the price it's not so different. Because the others bedrooms are outside the hostel.”
CarlaM907, 19 Jan 2014 | Read review
“bring your own heater if you're going in winter, or a hot water bottle”
picsoflilyblog, 11 Aug 2011 | Read review
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