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Backpacker's Hostel Iquique

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

First of all, the location is awesome. It's right next to the beach. The hostel is pretty big but you won't notice because the rooms are distributed across different parts of the house and floors. And it's pretty popular, during the days many backpackers come by and ask for a place to stay. The rooms are nice and spacious, shared...

Thank Analena H
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I planned for a 3 night stay and ended up staying for 11 instead. Fantastic location, only a 2 min walk to the beach, with a grocery store and mall close by. Great, helpful, friendly staff. Amazing kitchen and BBQ. The location and atmosphere were incredible. I highly recommend.

Thank jaylumps
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The hostel is in a great location. Right next to Playa Cavancha. It is so close, I could hear the waves sometimes. The vibe at the hostel is pretty chill and laidback. There is a cafe and bar attached to the hostel. There is a lot of space to hangout and chill plus there is table tennis and pool. Good...

Thank Schuyler Brooks C
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights. Staff is very friendly. The mood of the hostal is very cool. Room was clean, shared bathroom too. There are a pool, a tennis table, a TRX equipment and some games. There is a kitchen too.

Thank Cédric R
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Pretty funky place with table tennis table,pool table and good garden for a drink. Stayed in the dorms for one night cause we couldnt stay anywhere else. Dorm was ok but toilets were pretty dirty. I just used downstairs toilet which was actually kept clean i think. Staff were ok when we checked in but after that i think they...

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

So close to the beach it's perfect to chill all day and drink in the evening. The kitchen is good but a little small. Good pool table and enough seating for eberyone. The rooms are clean and beds are comfy. The showers aren't great and no breakfast included.

Thank Caitlin C
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The Backpacker's Hostel in Iquique is a very recommendable place to stay. Beds, bathrooms and toilets are clean. The kitchen is very spacious and invites to cook. The hostal is literally located 50m from the beach, where you can enjoy the sun, swim and surf. Only smaller negative points are the waiting time for the laundry service (3 days once,...

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Ive really needed a relaxing time far from Santiago and got to Iquique wich surprisely wasnt crowded at all. Ive stayed at Backpacker's Hostel Iquique and it was fine enough for me if we think in relation price/quality... first day the lady wasnt friendly but fortunately the rest of the time sm other staff wr there and we could ask...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This hostel is very busy---I'm not quite sure what everybody does when they go to Iquique---and it took the guy 15 minutes to check me in. The private room where I stayed had a rather low ceiling and with Iquique lying well within the tropics, it could have done with a fan or even A/C. There was quite a bit...

Thank jamescollenette
Niseko-cho, Japan
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Great location right near the main beach. We could see the ocean from our private room! Funky decorations, ping-pong, pool table, a bbq, and a good cafe (though the service was a little slow). They had a bar but it was closed all 3 nights we stayed since the guy running it was gone apparently. The bathrooms are toilet-shower-combo stalls...

Thank Zoe P

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Additional Information about Backpacker's Hostel Iquique

Address: Amunategui 2075, Iquique 1101948, Chile
Region: Chile > Tarapaca Region > Iquique
Price Range: $19 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Private room was amazing, I am not sure about shared ones.”
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julianowick, 17 Feb 2014 | Read review
“look for windows :)”
Tomasinski, 25 Jun 2013 | Read review
“First, hae a look at the room.”
Hans_UeliF, 22 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Rooms at the garden side are quite noisy till 1 in the night.”
HeinK_13, 1 Feb 2013 | Read review
“I think all rooms will be noisy while the music is being played”
richtan, 19 Jun 2012 | Read review
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