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New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My wife and I spent six amazing days at Pokao Hostel. The establishment is located a couple of kilometers outside of downtown Hangaroa. The property is a wonderful oasis of trees, hammocks, flowers and animals (friendly chicken, horses and cats roam around on the property and always welcome you as you come back from a long day of trekking or...

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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

The owners and staff were exceptional!! Went out of their way to ensure you enjoyed your stay. They took me for a tour on day one and I even got to visit their horses out on the island. Also the breakfast was the best I've had whilst traveling. Homemade breads, juices accompanied with Jam, Avocado. This place is in a...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 6 January 2016

-We were picked up from the airport - a very welcome gesture and driven to the Hostal. The room was clean and the shared kitchen had everything you could need to cook with; great since eating out and food is very expensive. The owner welcomed us with a mapand a chat about what we wanted to do and how best...

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Miami
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The greatest asset of this hotel is the personal attention from the owner. She picks up guests at the airport and drives them back for no additional cost. And is always ready and willing to get to know them and offer help and advice. Breakfasts are very nice as well. The hotel is set in a beautiful garden, and even...

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London
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We had a great time at Hostal Pukao. It’s a bit further out of town (still within walking distance from town), but this means there is a nice big garden, in which you can chill out. The free garden entertainment consists of a cute young horse, 4 cats and some chickens. The breakfast is served on a cosy veranda with...

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MARIA ISABEL H, Administrator of Pukao Hostel at Pukao Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks a lot for your really nice words. We are really glad you enoyed your stay here, Maria, her family and I do endeavor to make our guests feel as comfortable as possible, and if we can add some drops of humour, way better! Thanks again. Kind regards, Gonzalo Vergara C. Administrator of Pukao Hostel ------------------------------------------

St. Gallen
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

Maria and her staff provide excellent service - starting from airport transfers, showing around the village, tips all the way to adapting the plentiful breakfast to your taste. Only five units, peaceful garden setting. A very nice base to explore the Island - but you need a push bike, scooter or other means of transport as it is some 2...

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MARIA ISABEL H, Propietario at Pukao Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, We would really like to thank you for your nice opinion about our hostel. Our objective is to make of this experience something unforgettable for our guests, which is why we put our biggest effort into providing the best service possible. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and wish you the best of lucks. Kind regards, María...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 November 2015

This place is a true gem on Easter Island. The owner Maria really makes it exceptional; she cooks a large breakfast every morning of eggs with breads, cold cuts, fresh homemade juice, coffee. She goes out of her way to look after each person in a way that is so motherly and helpful but not overbearing. She arranged airport pickup...

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MARIA ISABEL H, Administrator of Pukao Hostel at Pukao Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, We are writing in connection with your opinion about the hostel. We feel really satisfied when our guests enjoy themselves here, and that encourages us even more to keep providing the high quality service we like to offer. Thanks for your really kind words. Kind regards, Gonzalo Vergara C. Administrator of Pukao Hostel ----------------------------------------

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I have only wonderful things to say about Maria & Hostal Pukao. Upon our arrival Maria took the time to give us a quick highlights tour of Hanga Roa, she even took us to set up our tours for the next 2 days, which I would highly recommend as the history of the island is absolutely amazing. Her property is...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at Hostal Pukao. Maria takes care of your customers. Because she is working at the airport, she is not always around and prepares the breakfast before she is leaving. You sometimes have a chance to join activities of the family and you can rent a bike or car from the hostal. A form of vehicle...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Simple rustic accommodation. No A/C - not necessary. Windows with insect screens. No TV. WIFI in common areas adequate for simple email and web surfing. No safe - not necessary on the island. Good communal kitchen well equipped including two large fridges. Lovely garden with hammocks and lounges. Simple breakfast of juice, eggs, jam, bread, cheese, cold meat, tea and...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pukao Hostel is in an unbeatable location in the Puna Pau area (only a five-minute ride to the center of Hanga Roa). What makes our hostel special is: the placid environment, surrounded by beautiful nature and animals, the high-quality service we provide, the copious local breakfast prepared by the owner herself, and the warm atmosphere. We have been awarded prizes for the excellent service provided, which only encourages us to carry on working hard in order to keep up our standards. The rate includes daily breakfast, a city tour on arriving, thorough cleaning service, wifi connection all over the place, transfer service from and to the airport. We also have a car, a scooter and bikes for rent in order to make it easier for our guests to have access to means of transport while on the island. We endeavor to attend to all of our guests' requirements and try to make of their stay at Pukao Hostel here an unforgettable experience. We're waiting for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pukao Hostel

Address: Puna Pau, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
Region: Chile > Easter Island
Price Range: $131 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pukao Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Decide if you want luxury or an authentic experience. There are rooms that cost over $1000 USD a night on the island that offer you the Beverly Hills experience and there hostels such as this that offer a rich cultural experience along with all the comforts.”
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