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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Me and a friend needed a place to keep our bags for the day and stumbled upon this hostel :) When we asked, they were super open and friendly and let us leave them in a back room. The decorations were really cool and most importantly they were extremely welcoming :)

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London
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Staff were a bit hit and miss as many of them are working there to pay for their stay. That meant that when you asked for their advise about visiting a site or museum, they couldn't tell you anything about it or how to get there. Unfortunately there are not enough bathrooms for the amount of people that they cram...

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Reviewed 8 February 2016

Nice hostel with friendly staff. There are only 3 bathrooms and everything is quite small but it was ok. I was there for New Year's Eve and we had a great time and the staff showed us where we could go watch the fireworks and party.

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Antigonish, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Unclean place. Very old and was dirty. The bed just had a comforter on it- which was filled with bed bugs. I woke up at 1am and could feel them all over me- but everyone was asleep so I could not go complain. I have a massive reaction from them, and the next day my friend did as well. We...

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Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

This place was the cheapest, yet overpriced. Worst mattresses I've had in South America. Crappy breakfast. The staff seemed undertrained, inconvenienced by guests, and generally confused about how to assign beds. Good location. Keep looking...

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Germany
Reviewed 7 June 2015

I stayed there for 5 nights in total and can absolutely recommend it for laid-back, low-budget travellers! It is only 7500 Pesos for a 12-bed dorm and a pretty good breakfast including bread, cereals & sometimes a bit of cake! It is true that the organisation is not always 100 percent perfect and they are also doing some work like...

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Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

The hostel is really good if it lacks a bit of organization, like you have to wait a bit to get your bed ready. However the location is amazing, so are the staff and the hostel itself. The breakfast if from 9 to 11 with bread, cereals, milk, fruit jams, coffee and tea

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I was traveling by myself and looking for an affordable, fun place where I could meet people too. This was perfect for that. People were very friendly, it wass close to bars and I had a lot of fun. The place itself could have some renovations but I didn't care about that. If you are looking for a fancy, new,...

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Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Although the hostel is located in a stellar part of town, it lacks in organization and cleanliness. When we arrived, it literally smelled like there was a sewage spill in the hallway. The covers on the beds looked like they hadn't been cleaned in weeks, and the kitchen was totally unkept. I had to wash my dishes with my hand...

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Kassel, Germany
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Licanantay is a really small hostal but the people the have big hearts. Yo feel like home there. Theres always someone to talk to in the living room... always someone to go out with. The owner, Gonzalo, is a nice easy going guy...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Licanantay - This word means 'Welcome to all the people of the world' in the Native Atacaman indigenous language. Our team at the hostel feel this is the perfect name to Welcome our awesome guests.Here at Hostal Licanantay we strive to make you feel at home in this newly refurbished 19th century building. Managed by owner Gonzalo, a porteño, we make sure you will enjoy exploring Valpo`s hidden corners, laneways full of street art, making new friends and getting lost in the neverending nightlife. With its recently restored and colorful decorated rooms this privately run little hostel will make your heart beat faster. We have the best location for you, we are located in the heart of Valparasos 'UNESCO world heritage site' historic old quarter, a short walk up the hill from Bellavista Street, walking distance to the countless tourist attractions including museums, markets and the colonial architecture that makes Valparaiso so beautiful and world famous.We have no curfew! 24hrs security, hot showers, breakfast included, a fully equipped kitchen, very comfy mattresses, late check-out (noon), free lockers, free high speed internet, TV lounge, free luggage storage, tourist information, free city maps, book swap, group Asado/Bbq porteño dinner events and more.Licanantay, licanantay, licanantay.. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Licanantay

Address: Guillermo Rivera 316 | Cerro Yungay, Valparaiso 2380374, Chile
Region: Chile > Valparaiso Region > Valparaiso
Price Range: $13 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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