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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at Hostal Desert for 5 nights in a private room/bath. The hostal is a 15 minute walk from city center but the value makes the walk well worth it. Natalia was extremely helpful in booking all of our tours for us and helping us plan our time in San Pedro when we arrived. Throughout our...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was there 5 nights with my couple.It's 15 minutes walking to downtown (Caracoles street). Quiet area. 1 mini-market in 100 meters. Standard hostal. Kind personnel treat. Breakfast included (bread, jam, cereals, juices, coffee) with the room. If you have early activities (before breakfast buffet is open), if you warn in advance, they prepair you a breakfast box (juice, yogurt,...

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed four nights in the Hostal Desert and were very happy with our lodging! So far (after 2 months travelling in South America) the cleanest hostal on our trip, nice and cozy rooms, very clean and well equipped kitchen, very friendly and helpful staff, nice breakfast. Great value!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I stayed here for a couple days over New Years. I booked online through Booking. I was coming from the Salt Flat tour in Bolivia, so I really appreciated a small, quiet, clean place with hot water. This place was just that, and it was perfect. It’s a bit outside of the main area, but it’s maybe a 10 minute...

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Burnsville, MN
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Helpful staff despite no English. Room 9 was quite warm even when the window was open at night. We made use of the fan whenever we were in the room. Only half of the rooms had windows. Simple breakfast of bread and jam, juice, Nescafé, sliced meat and cheese, choice of cereal and fruit- sometimes canned other times fresh. They...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed 3 nights in Hostal Desert. It was clean, friendly and a great location on the perimeters of the town. Took 10 mins to walk into the center which we enjoyed doing. the room is cosy but clean and has a good shower. The manager is very helpful. They have a kitchen you can use all day to make...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice stay in the Desert. Typical house for this location which is nice. Rooms clean and staff is helpful. Nice courtyard to cill after a sightseeing day. The Hostal offers tours arround with discount. 10 minutes walk to downtown. Quiet place.

Thank Reinhold O
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great option to stay in San Pedro of Atacama, clear and comfortable, this is very important to rest and charge the battery to the next day. Uma ótima opção para ficar em San Pedro do Atacama, limpo e confortável, importante para descansar e carregar a bateria para o seguinte dia.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Stayed 1 night in single ensuite room (30usd). Everything impressed me. Everything is modern. Bathrooms are great. Wifi strong. Breakfast was 2x better than one would expect. Staff are lovely. Clean. Attention to detail is great. Its better to stay a little out of town (room prices are 2x or 3x the price for the equivalent in the centre) and...

1Thank TheoA201
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 20 July 2016

San Pedro de Atacama is a very expensive town. When I found Hostal Desert with great reviews and reasonable price i didn't think twice. It turned out to be the perfect place to relax after 3 days of Salt Flats tour! The Hostel is located 10-15min away from the Centre of the town. No restaurants nearby, but there is a...

1Thank RahulRanjit

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located 300 metres from San Pedro bus station and 1 km from the city centre and Archeological Museum, Hostal Desert offers free Wi-Fi and breakfast in San Pedro de Atacama. Providing a tranquil environment, the rooms in Hostal Desert feature private bathrooms. Hostal Desert is 120 km from Calama airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Desert

Address: Jama 743 | Poblacion Lickancabur, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
Region: Chile > Antofagasta Region > San Pedro de Atacama
Price Range: $80 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Hostal Desert Atacama/San Pedro De Atacama, Chile
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“Ask for a room wth a window.”
BevBurnsville_MN, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There is a Single Row with Rooms on either side, starting from the Entrance/Reception. Rooms away from the Reception might be quieter.”
RahulRanjit, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I was in room number 5. This was directly next to a very loud house. I'd recommend requesting one closer to the front of the hostel.”
dkcudd, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I didn't see any other rooms but I think on left as you go in is better. I was in first room beside reception and it was good. Maybe that is why I had good WiFi reception.”
  • Clean and comfortable room with en-suite.
PhilipM975, 19 Dec 2012 | Read review
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