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Chiloe Austral Hostel

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Yungay 282, Ancud, Isla Chiloe 5710104 Chile
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#2 of 67 Speciality lodging in Ancud
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Chiloé Austral es una agencia de viajes y excursiones de origen chilote, que brinda a los visitantes de la isla y el sur de Chile. Variadas formas de conocer estos lugares ofrecemos a nuestros clientes traslados, reservas en hoteles, paquetes turísticos, tours guiados y personalizados dirigidos a la cultura, aventura, ocio, folclore, gastronomía y diversión. Trabajamos junto a entidades buscando ofrecer lo mejor para todos nuestros clientes que permitan disfrutar y apreciar las maravillas de estos lugares. Chiloe Austral Hostel is a backpacker hostel located in Ancud, Chiloe Island - hosted by its owners, a chilota" family, all born and raised in this land. Due to this characteristics all guests will have the choice to learn about this fantastic culture, its traditions and lifestyle, such as "curanto", a chilota typical food which is prepared and served by and for the owners and guests. The building has a typical "chilota" architecture, it was built all by its owners with evergreen wood. At Chiloe Austral Hostel guests are offered fully and half day tours and excursions. The hostel is located about half block from the seashore or the "costanera" avenue, only two blocks from the Cruz del Sur bus station, 800 mts from the municipal bus station, four blocks from the regional museum, downtown main square, the cathedral and local market where you can buy seafood, fresh fruit and vegetables as well as try the delicious local couisine. You will experience a wonderful stay at the hostel with a great sunrise and sunset view at the sea from all the rooms and glass terrace. You can enjoy our roofed barbecue area, the entertainment room which has cable tv, laundry service,wireless internet connection, board games or just sit and relax at the porch on the second floor.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga room
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Laundry service
Wifi
Bicycle tours
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Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Harbour View
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Eoin wrote a review Feb. 2020
Cairns8 contributions2 helpful votes
Chiloé Austral Hotel was a really cool place to stay. It's located in a beautiful spot along the costal walk with great views from the kitchen and lounge room. The Cruz del Sur bus station is very close by (note: there are two bus stations) and all the resturants/bars are only a short walk away. My dorm bed was comfortable and the room was warm. Roberto was really looked after us. He served a really tasty breakfast in the morning and still found time to sit outside for a few glasses of wine at the end of the day despite it being very busy in high season. I'd definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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chewie999 wrote a review Mar. 2019
South Australia, Australia256 contributions48 helpful votes
This hostal is still close to the centre, but feels like you are staying in a local area. It has great views from the common room over the ocean. A good kitchen if yoj like to cook for yourself. A decent and varied breskfast was also provided.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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faebubern wrote a review Feb. 2018
Bern, Switzerland6 contributions3 helpful votes
Roberto charged us 60$ instead of the legal 32$ for one night in the smallest room and then acted as if he couldn’t understand english or spanish. He moaned around and claimed we had to pay this... We were tired because we had a long day and paid it but then could barely move in this overpriced and supersmall room with shared bathrooms. Now there was no milk and the absolut smallest breakfast in the morning, only one little table for 6 persons so the whole hostal had to hurry through it and leave hungry... But there is more: The bins in the toilets were always overflowing and you had to be in the hostal by 24:00... like in Kindergarten. We felt cheated and had the worst experience in whole Chile...
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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fabian-finola wrote a review Feb. 2018
Geneva, Switzerland13 contributions2 helpful votes
as people have mentioned before, the owner(or son?! roberto i think) gets very rude as soon as there is the smallest discussion. he can be overly friendly though as long as you go along with him. he made us so angry...i have read other reviews about him and i see what you mean! we had a problem/ question about the booking and he suddenly wasn’t able to speak english anymore and acted as if he didn’t understand my spanish. he was very condescending, calling me señorita. the whole thing ended in us spending almost 60 dollars for a tiny room with shared bath. he ruined ancud for us. added to the personality of this guy(that being the worst part of the stay), the bins in the toillets were always full, it was not very clean, we were pressed together at the breakfast table and were not allowed to stay and talk because we had to make room for the whole family (aunts, kids, ...), there was no milk for breakfast and we got tiny little portions that left us hungry. the room was tiny and cold(i can’t imagine what winter would be like!!) and we felt very observed by the whole family(they hang around the place all the time, you have no privacy), the kitchen had no warm water. i guess it can be cool for backpackers travelling alone because it is so small you will make contacts. there were a lot of very young travellers there. i think this place is a rip off, they clearly just want to make money. go somewhere that serves a nice big breakfast and has nice hosts for the same price! happily this was our only bad experience in chile so far.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mark F wrote a review Jan. 2018
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We discovered this hostel after deciding against the one that’s just opposite the bus terminal in Ancud. I’m very glad we did as the hospitality and facilities made our stay in Ancud and Chiloé in general one to remember. After we moved on to other sites in Chiloé, I noticed a lingering nostalgia for Chiloé Austral and Ancud in general. My stay at this hostal marked my impression of Ancud, almost making me wish I had spent more time there. Roberto and all his collaborators will take good care of you. Breakfast in the kitchen was cozy and almost magical in the presence of other recent arrivals to Chiloé. The living room is beautiful and was a great place to wait out morning rain.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$36 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ChileLos Lagos RegionIsla ChiloeAncud
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chiloe Austral Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Chiloe Austral Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe (0.3 km) and Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Chiloe Austral Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Chiloe Austral Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Chiloe Austral Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Café Blanco Ancud, Recta Provincia Ancud, and Café Bar Nerudiano.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Chiloe Austral Hostel?
Yes, guests have access to a yoga room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Chiloe Austral Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Chiloe Austral Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fuerte Ahui (5.3 km).
Does Chiloe Austral Hostel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.