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Barefoot Backpackers

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel with 3 friends. The first one found tissues under her bedsheets, the second one found unspecified dirt on her sheets and when i lifted my sheets i found several long black hairs . The only nice thing is that the girl who was working there was helpful. But the beds are aweful!

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

To be honest, you get what you pay for here. The rooms are cheap and for that we had a fairly run down looking private twin bedroom with shared bathroom. The beds were comfortable however and the hostel feels safe as is in a good location. Small kitchen with use of a gas hob and fridge only but sufficient for...

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 19 February 2015

I stayed just one night at Barefoot Backpackers, and while it was the cheapest option I found ($8000 CLP for a dorm) I chose to find a nicer place for a little more money. The good: The building has character, and was plenty warm enough in mid February. Location is also convenient to buses and shops. Staff was very friendly...

Thank Llew L
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Muchas gracias! El secreto ;) I came from NZ and had a wonderful night here. Very accommodating; amazing hosts. I highly recommend this accommodation in Punta Arenas, Chile. I felt very welcome and enjoyed my stay immensely.

Thank Nick R
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 16 December 2010

The basics are in place for a great hostel but the service and the owner are so bad its just not worth it. Firstly they dont do bed sheets-we were stuck with a really thin blanket which is not enough for Punta Arenas even in summer. Also there was never any toilet paper ever. Then we came home one night...

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Additional Information about Barefoot Backpackers

Address: O'Higgins # 646-648, Punta Arenas, Chile
Region: Chile > Magallanes Region > Punta Arenas
Number of rooms: 13

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