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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2015

I had a very nice stay in hostal Pukao! The hostal has a very nice garden, it's like a little paradise. You can sit in the hammock and just relax. There are some animals there, chicken, cats and even a small horse which was extremely cute. The breakfast was great with everything you desire: scrambled eggs, cheese, ham and freshly... More 

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jersey CI
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Reviewed 9 December 2014

From the moment we arrived and were picked up at the airport by Maria there wasn't enough she could do for us. She was so helpful and kind it was like staying with family. The room was very clean and we had breakfast made for us every morning. Maria got us bicycles and a car for our stay and it... More 

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

Great hostal stayed 3 nights. Maria was an awesome host helped with booking tours, breakfast in the morning was amazing, also provided bike and moped to use. Town and beaches is not far at all 20 min walk and only 5 min using bike or moped. Location of the hostal is quiet and peaceful. Highly recommend.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

We spent 6 nights at Hostal Pukao in Easter Island's off-season winter 2014 - the only guests in this terrific retreat. Pukao is a great place for anyone wanting to explore the Island from a comfortable, rural location at a reasonable price. Mature mango and avocado trees, banana plants on the property. Owner Maria Isabel is friendly and informative (banking,... More 

Thank SarahTB
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

We recently spent 6 nights at Hostal Pukao and we had a brilliant time. Maria is a lovely host, who goes out of her way to make sure you feel at home. Her breakfasts are filling and tasty and she offers car and bicycle hire, which is really handy. She also has good knowledge of the island and she enjoys... More 

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Mulhouse, France
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

We stayed 7 nights at Hostal Pukao, it was our first stay. We were looking for a quiet, clean and reasonable price room in Easter Island and we knew we would have a rental car. We were delighted about our stay in the hostal! The room was simple but nicely decorated and very clean. The breakfast was included and served... More 

Thank Sophie B
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Our stay at hostal Pukao was all good. The place is like a mix between a pension and a hotel. Maria Isabel will welcome you to a simple but nice and clean room. The price is very good for easter island - where some more sophisticated hotels may cost thousands of dollars. Here, you will get the real Easter Island... More 

Thank Romain F
Los Angeles, California
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Staying at Hostal Pukao was by far the decision I made when visiting EI! The hostess, Maria Isabel was hospitable, friendly and elevated our entire experience on the island and helped us tap in to the authenticity of the Rapa Nui people. We started each morning with a fresh breakfast (fresh juices, omelets, breads, cheese, sausages, tea and coffee) laid... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed 7 nights in Maria Isabel's hostal during the first week of this year's Tapati and had a wonderful time. Maria Isabel is a great host,prepares a very good breakfast and can help with logistics etc. The place is quiet and peaceful and the rooms are spacious. You will do best to rent a car or motor cycle(s) but... More 

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Ulm, Germany
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Reviewed 19 January 2012

This is great place to relax (remotely from the busy village center), to prepare your own meals and enjoy the nature in the huge garden! Maria-Isabel is the lovely host of these newly opened Cabanas/Hostal. She will pick you up at airport (and return), help you with shopping (ask on arrival if you could combine the supermarket visit just after... More 

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  • Smoking rooms available
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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: $130 - $206 (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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