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Hostal El Arbol - La Serena - Building
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9.1 Excellent (491 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in the city's historic centre, Hostal El Arbol offers accommodations in La Serena. Free Wi-Fi access is available here. Rooms at Hostal El Arbol feature a shared bathroom and some have garden views. Breakfast is included. At Hostal El Arbol guests will find a garden, barbecue facilities and a terrace. Other facilities offered include a shared lounge, a tour desk and luggage storage. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including horseback riding, cycling and hiking. Hostal El Arbol is located 400 metres from the bus terminal and 1 km from La Serena Beach.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: A cute hostal, located near the center city. The breakfast was tasty and the accommodations were comfortable.
Cons: The bathroom and kitchen were quite small, but manageable. There were only outlets available for the bottom bunkbeds, which was a little frustrating.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: All stuff were so Kindly!Good atmosphere.
Cons: I couldn't have a hot water in the shower.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Lovely staff, great breakfast, great location :) would definitely go back!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff are lovely - really helpful and make you feel at home. The hostel is very comfortable and situated in a great location. The Japanese gardens are two minutes walk away and the town centre another five minutes on foot. El Arbol is a great place to stay!
Cons: Nothing to fault!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The staff was great and hostel was clean and cute.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: - very friendly and helpful staff - good breakfast
Cons: - second time staying there and shower was not hot. It was only just warm
7.5 Good
Pros: The bed is very comfortable The communal spaces are small but comfortable and there is a good social vibe The staff (except the guy above) are lovely and helpful
Cons: The room was quite small, with a big bed that took up most of the room The kitchen was very small and hard to make a meal in it The WiFi didn't reach the room properly although was strong in the dining and living room When paying we were offered the option to pay with cash or card, I opted for card. But they are not signed up to pay without IVA if using card (unlike every other hotel in Chile). This meant I was charged IVA. When I asked for them to cancel the transaction so I could pay in cash, they firstly claimed it wasn't possible using the card machine (this was obvious nonsense and I found the bank's instruction video of how to process a refund, for them). The lady on reception said she was not authorised, so put me on the phone to speak to her colleague who basically told me again it wasn't possible. When I told him it was and that I had shown the video to his colleague, he asked why should he trust a random tourist that found a video on the Internet who doesn't know the rules of the country. I insisted I did know the rules, hence this discussion and that it was from the bank's official website, getting his colleague to confirm it. Despite this, he continued to say this until I had proved him wrong multiple times. Then he switched to saying it was my fault and that he would have to call up the bank (again a load of rubbish) and that he didn't want to because he had better things to do. I continued to press my case until he said he would make an exception because I was being insistent... To me this is terrible customer service. It could have all been avoided if we were informed of the IVA issue at the start. Secondly processing refunds on a card machine takes seconds. Thirdly the guy was just plain rude for absolutely no reason. This is unfortunate as the rest of the staff are lovely
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Really homely, clean and comfortable little place. Breakfast was great, the staff were so friendly, great location near the terminal, supermarket and the plaza. Kitchen was really well equipped, a little small but other travellers were very considerate. Great dining area, hot showers and even a heater in the room until 11pm which was a lovely touch. Have booked to stay again after our trip to the Elqui Valley.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The staff was really kind. The atmosphere was very nice. Good breakfast and very clean dorms.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: A real hostel! Small and comfy, I felt like at home :)
Cons: Nada
Hostal El Arbol Beach - La Serena - Bedroom
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8.9 Excellent (716 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Hostel El Árbol II is located 700 metres away from the beach and close to supermarkets, coffee shops, restaurants and public transport. The property provides parking and free WiFi. Guests can enjoy the wide gardens with big trees, an organic orchard, sun terrace, hammocks, BBQ areas, fireplace, skate ramp, and more. The hostel also features a common kitchen fully equipped, a living room with chimney, smart TV with streaming media available, board games and book exchange. The property organises different activities such as communal barbecues, karaoke, parties, live music, and yoga lessons. Rooms at Hostel El Árbol II feature private o shared bathroom, bed linen and daily cleaning services. The reception can provide guest with touristic information and help them book a variety of excursions and tours like horse riding, bike rental, scuba diving and surf lessons.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The room was great
Cons: It was a bit cold
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good atmosphere, hammocks, good breakfast, totally chill
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The rooms are cosy and quiet, breakfast was delicious. But most of all we loved the bar in the garden of the hostel, with a nice campfire and even a skate ramp.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: first time staying at hostel. my wife and I thank them very much. staff was very helpful and beautiful property, wish we could have stayed longer and the other guests were very nice.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Harry and Isabel were fantastic about about answering emails for modifications and other advice.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was great. The lovely staff served you your breakfast every morning. It included toast, cheese, oats, coffee/tea and the most amazing fresh orange or pineapple juice!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: When we arrived, we couldn't believe our eyes. A beautiful garden, the most comfortable beds, clean rooms with a lot of sockets and a heater, a delicious breakfast and the kindest staff. We felt at home, or in heaven... The bar area is definitely worth a visit to chat and have a nice drink and/or slice of pizza. And on top of the bill, the two dogs Pepe and Pancho are the sweetest to keep you company. We loved it here!
7.1 Good
Pros: The beds were comfy, the water was hot and the heater worked. It’s nice with the garden and the day it was on the fire by the bar (although was only on once throughout the stay)
Cons: Breakfast was decent but awkward to get given specific portions. Could hear what was going on in the adjoining room which wasn’t the best, but it happens. There is a rule about bringing alcohol from outside so on the nights the bar is closed (most of them) you are restricted to drinking water under the stars or going out which wasn’t great.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Really good breakfast, parking zone, eco friendly hostal with some outside lights
Cons: Too much noise in the morning, one room has about 3 big windows which is not the privacy you are looking for. The bar also is expensive. Location is not the best, because it’s in a unpavement road, with no lights to be safe on the way to the beach which is also far away (about 2.5km). For the price you can get a better hostel near the shore with more attractions and public transport options
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Room was warm and comfortable. Easy walk to shops, bus station and beach.
Primera Hacienda Hotel Boutique - La Serena - Building
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8.9 Excellent (676 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Primera Hacienda Hotel Boutique in La Serena, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden and Elqui Valley. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.
7.9 Good
Pros: Very nice hotel. The room itself was nice, although the shower box was too small, but they said they are going to rebuilt it.
Cons: Hotel decoration and breakfast
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Staff very nice
Cons: Location
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Super friendly staff. Felt like I was staying at somebody’s home. In a good way. They obviously cared about the upkeep and the aesthetics of the place. Parked right in front. Safe area but does get dark at night. Breakfast was solid. The usual plus some delicious cakes each of our three mornings. The bed was incredible comfortable. Clean and crisp bathroom and the large main room.
Cons: Very cold room, which is understandable due to the season. The heater was sufficient.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The location was easy to reach; however, the outside is a marked contrast to the beautiful courtyard inside and the variety of rooms available. Hot breakfast was enjoyable and custom lunch was provided, thanks to the hosts.
Cons: Since we were there in winter (june/jul), the heat was not the best in the four rooms we reserved (one room did not have the heater installed yet) - during the day, with the sunlight, we were fine. It was during the night and walking on cold tiles that were a bit uncomfortable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hacienda style hotel, excellent breakfast, very helpful staff, especially regarding onward travel. Close to an excellent neighbourhood restaurant. Short walk to main plaza and historical sites.
Cons: The room (two single beds) was a bit cramped and there was no desk space. Likewise, lobby did not have desk space to access Wi-Fi.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Maria and her staff were very charming and welcoming. Maria gave us a lot of great tips and suggestions on our following Chilean roadtrip and the eclipse that ended up being spectacular.We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to anyone.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and hospitable staff. An oasis in the heart of La Serena. The host was always cordial and helpful. An extensive breakfast catering for all tastes. Calming and peaceful atmosphere. A delightful experience of spending a couple of days in a charming family run hotel. Great value for money. Highly recommend this Hacienda style boutique accommodation.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything! The place is very nice with a wonderful decoration, a lovely patio and a pool. The breakfast was very good. The room and the beds were confortable. I would have loved to stay longer, but it was fully booked because of the eclipse. We were lucky to get a room at the last minute, when we decided to arrive ata Serena a day earlier. And especially the hosts were incredibly helpful. Not only they gave us tips for a great tour agency and other useful information, they were very supportive as we had a big problem with our following reservation in another place. A big "Thank you" to them.
Cons: Everything was great.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The newly remodeled rooms were great! The service could not have been better. Everything was PERFECT!!
Cons: N/A
5.0 Okay
Pros: During our stay we were pretty okay and the owners were very nice. BUT after the check out all the feelings changed for the opposite as they put the presented bottle of wine in our bill and it completely killed all the impression.
Cons: double check twice everything that is the bill. the price list in the room has different numbers than the final bill. be prepared that everything is EXTREMELY expensive. the pleasant but simple dinner with not bad wine was 150 usd.
Hostal Balmaceda La Serena - La Serena - Bedroom
4
8.9 Excellent (195 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Hostal Balmaceda La Serena in La Serena, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden and Elqui Valley. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request).
Apart Hotel Colors - La Serena - Bedroom
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9.0 Excellent (84 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located 1 block from the bus station, Apart Hotel Colors offers self-catering apartments in La Serena. Free WiFi access is available here. Apartments at Apart Hotel Colors are spacious and feature a private bathroom, cable TV, a kitchenette and a balcony. Breakfast is included. At Apart Hotel Colors guests will find a 24-hour front desk, a shared lounge and a tour desk. The property offers free parking. Apart Hotel Colors is located 2 blocks from the shopping centre. La Florida Airport is a 10-minute car ride away and Enjoy Casino is a 15-minute car ride away.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Very helpful and friendly staff. The room - and whole facility -was spotlessly clean and well kept. Good location and an easy walk to a large shopping mall nearby or alternately a small market is 2 doors down. Secure, undercover parking. Well appointed kitchen. Generous breakfast.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Second stay and as good as the first. Friendly and helpful staff, good clean and quiet room, generous breakfast and secure parking. Markets, eateries are close bye and port an easy walk.
Hotel Costa Real - La Serena - Building
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8.8 Excellent (720 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Costa Real in La Serena, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden and Elqui Valley. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Confort and location.
Cons: Bathroim too noisy
10.0 Excellent
Cons: I paid more than the reduced price you said.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and professional reception. Staff very helpful in IT problems.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Welcome drink was nice, bartender was very kind. Room was excellent, good bed. Location perfect just outside the main centre within easy walking distance of the bus terminal.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Helpful staff, very good rooms for the money, good standard continental breakfast.
Cons: At certain times, the shower would not heat up to more than luke warm, whereas other times, it would get really nice and hot.
8.3 Excellent
Cons: The room is noisy as window have no double panels to isolate from the street traffic.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Hotel was nice, comfortable, and clean. Staff was friendly, and the breakfast spread was amazing.
Cons: The bathroom was arranged in a way that the shower leaked/sprayed water everywhere. By the end of the shower the entire bathroom was wet.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice hotel, in the ceter. Liftboy will take care of everything he can, receptionists speak English, the pool in the garden is small, but very nice to sit next to it. Overall, very nice place to stay.
Hostal Avenue - La Serena - Building
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8.9 Excellent (109 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hostal Avenue in La Serena, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden and Elqui Valley. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and luggage storage.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly and the room very clean
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Clean, quiet, close to the bus terminal and a short walk to the downtown.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very kind and the breakfast was good. The location was perfect, close to the terminal bus and to the centre
Cons: The room and the bathroom were small, but they were comfortable
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, good room. Close to main bus station.
Cons: Nothing
Katarsy's Hostel - La Serena - Building
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8.7 Excellent (288 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located 50 metres from Avenida del Mar beach, Katarsy's Hostel offers an on-site fitness centre in La Serena. The main square and commercial area are 5 km away. Providing a tranquil environment, the rooms in Katarsy's Hostel feature either private or shared bathroom facilities. Guests at Katarsy's Hostel are welcome to relax in the common TV area. Free private parking is possible on site. Katarsy's Hostel offers touristic information and can arrange tours in the surroundings. Katarsy's Hostel is 4 km from La Serena bus terminal station and 10 km from La Florida airport.
7.1 Good
Pros: Great location. Great staff. Quiet room in hostel where I stayed which was nice.
Cons: The bathroom needs a refresh and no towels.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing location right near the beach with a very comfortable bed. The staff was amazingly helpful for everything.
3.8 Mediocre
Cons: Sheet in bed was not clean. No hot water in kitchen. Wall of the room very dirty, needs paint. Some power sockets in the room were also broken
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great location , great friendly staff. Comfortable bed and clean sheets.
Cons: The shared bathroom has a terrible smell to it. There seemed to be a water pump going all night too. The bedroom walls neeed a bit of a paint as there were marks all over the walls.
Hotel Del Cid - La Serena - Bedroom
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8.7 Excellent (102 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel del Cid in La Serena, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden and Elqui Valley. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic! Great location in the old historic centre!
5.0 Okay
Pros: Nothing else
Cons: Not much
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Staff kindness and availability
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The style and the close range to downtown
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The lady was very helpful, I liked the room and the funny swimming pool
Cons: No heating system
8.8 Excellent
Pros: A pleasant hotel close to the centre of La Serena and all the bars and restaurants. Friendly owner that was very helpful in booking us onto local tours and providing information and tips about the local area. WiFi was also good in our room and the common areas.
Cons: Our room was a bit dated but this didn’t bother us as it was clean and adequate for our needs.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The hosts were very knd and informative. The room was great. The courtyard was beautiful.
Cons: The hotel was close to the center of town but in a rundown area.
Hotel Diego de Almagro La Serena - La Serena - Building
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8.5 Excellent (2,171 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Diego de Almagro La Serena in La Serena, you'll be by the sea, a 2-minute drive from Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden and 7 minutes from Elqui Valley. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
6.5 Good
Pros: Modern hotel, large rooms, near the beach if that is where you want to be.
Cons: Poor service in restaurant, poor breakfast (eggs burned and then left to go cold), No heating in rooms and a/c heating function would not work. Hotel is by the beach but the beach is a long way from the city, so really there is nothing in the area. I canceled my reservation for a future visit and rebooked elsewhere.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very guest-friendly and accommodating, Good restaurant.
Cons: Maybe more outdoor chairs at the pool.
5.4 Okay
Pros: Location was a few meters from the beach. The room was comfortable and spacious.
Cons: Cable TV quality was awful. Juices at breakfast were pure sugar and low quality (jugo watt's). Staff didn't respect the "do not disturb" sign on the room door. The staff was mostly indifferent especially at the reception.
5.8 Okay
Pros: It was well located and the room was spacious. Very good breakfast buffet.
Cons: The sink, shower and wc were clogged
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Attention of everyone
Cons: I did not like the organization during breakfast on Sunday. I think hotel is short of staff during breakfast. Maybe, putting special tables or big containers so visitors can empty tables would help a lot and Imagen of the hotel looks better. Also, additional comfort paper should be available in the bathroom. Ventilation of bathroom in room 329 was broken and should be repaired.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable beds, very clean place, location is good, complete breakfast and nice employees
Cons: Nothing to describe
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Clean and comfortable
Cons: Price was a bit high
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Stayed just 2 nights for a conference, chose this hotel since it was accredited and had available shuttle to the venue. I was told by other participants that the breakfast in this hotel was better than the hotel where the event was held which was my first choice. If only for that, I am glad I booked this hotel. Coffee was good too.
Hotel Serena Dream - La Serena - Bedroom
11
8.5 Excellent (452 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Serena Dream in La Serena, you'll be a 4-minute drive from Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden and 7 minutes from Elqui Valley. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good
Cons: Nothing
7.1 Good
Pros: An older property situated about ten minutes walk from the beach and restaurants. Bedrooms comfortable and washing facilities were good. No cooking facilities in our particular room although I think that other rooms have them. The staff were very welcoming and were very helpful when it came to booking taxis, advising us of places to go, etc. Relaxed family atmosphere. It seemed to be in a safe area despite being accessed along a dirt road. Other families had children who seemed to be enjoying themselves.
Cons: The room had a toaster and a kettle as well as a large fridge. A hob would have been useful but in our particular room there wasn't much space for one. The other apartments seem to be larger. Very good value for money though, and we were visiting out of season.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was very good and rich! Overall the place looked nice, with a beautiful pool just like the pictures. The apartments are spatious and clean
7.9 Good
Pros: This property was comfortable, closed to the beach (less than 4 minutes), and has a wonderful pool.
Cons: What I didn’t like about this property is that the road that leads to it it’s not paved making the entrance not appealing. Also I noticed that the housekeeping does not mop the floors they use a broom instead of a vacuum and I noticed this every time I saw housekeeping cleaning other rooms too. The floor doesn’t look very clean and for that reason I rated medium in cleaning (they needed to be mopped). I do have to say that the beds were clean, the bathroom and the kitchen were clean too but it is in the Chilean custom to sweep and not to vacuum. You can solve this problem by requesting the floor to be mopped. Also if you’re a tourist like me they ask for your passport and the receipt of entry to the country in order to avoid the tax fee. Make sure you have your booking receipt printed in the moment of your reservation in your country with the currency of your country because if you don’t have it they will charge you The current exchange rate of the country. For example my bill was $300 but they were charging me more because they use the hotel current exchange rate for the dollar. We resolve this issue by showing them the original receipt showing that the booking fee was $300 dollars.
7.1 Good
Cons: No clean bed
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very nice 2-bedroom apartments with all the amenities Nice setup Would recommend if you are staying in and are prepared to order food in
Cons: Too far from everything. Weak internet in the room
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The property was very clean, especially the outsides The kitchen needs more pot and pans and cutlery.
Cons: Very poor internet connection. We had to use our data plans many times because the connection was bad. Did not have more than 2 English TV channels.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: During the time of the solar eclipse, Serena Dream gave us not only a beautiful environment, perfect facilities, delicious food, but also the feeling of an old friend, the feeling of our own family. They drived us to rent a car and brought it back. Conny even called her husband to drive us to the airport. They did everything that a family member could do for you. Thanks Daniel! Thanks Maria! Thanks Serena Dream. Without you, there wouldn't be such a wonder trip of solar eclipse.
Aji Verde Hostel - La Serena - Bedroom
12
8.5 Excellent (425 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Aji Verde Hostel is centrally located in La Serena, a 3-minute walk from La Serena Archaeological Museum and 15 minutes by foot from Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: People from all parts of the world came to see the eclipse in La Serena and It was a nice experience. The hosts was very kind and in the end we drank before o go to central station to go back to Santiago.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Great BBQ on the roof!
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Staff were lovely!! Had a lovely BBQ and stunning views from the terrace
Cons: All the locks on the bathroom were a bit dodgy
6.7 Good
Pros: + We were allowed to stay in the common room a week later while we had to wait for our night bus. Which was very nice and extremely helpful for us. + The staff gives a lot of advice regarding touristy places. + The common rooms are chill + Close to bus terminal
Cons: - Noise. The people who work/live there made a lot of noise on a Sunday night and when we confronted them the answer at 00:30 hour was: "just another hour more". - Noise regarding the doorbell. They don't give keys for the front door and because the staff was partying they did not hear the doorbell, which rang for at least 10 times in the middle of the night and the bell is really loud! - Not to clean. - The beds are not great - You had too pay a fee for towels and deposit for your room key.
7.1 Good
Pros: Felt very clean in the bathrooms Free tea and coffee BBQ on the terrace was very fun with free food and wine!
Cons: Quite cramped rooms Cold common areas because they were out in the open
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Awesome outside areas and super comfortable beds.
Cons: Nada
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great place, nice people and good equiped kitchen
Cons: The matresses could be better
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good hostel, friendly staff and nice location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hostel is in a great location, just a block above the central market building. There are nice local places there for breakfast and lunch. The staff was very helpful. It looks simple and small from outside, but there's a nice open multi-level architecture once inside. Coqimbo is full of luxury condominiums. La Serena, however, is much more interesting in terms of history, architecture, and the people.
Cons: You always have to ring the bell to be admitted, in mid-afternoon it can take a long time for someone to notice that you're there.
Hotel y Cabañas Mar de Ensueño - La Serena - Building
13
8.5 Excellent (403 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel y Cabañas Mar de Ensueño in La Serena, you'll be near the beach, a 3-minute drive from Kokoro No Niwa Japanese Garden and 6 minutes from Elqui Valley. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
7.9 Good
Pros: The location of the hotel was good as it is on the beach road but quite honestly i stayed in another hotel a few days before which was far superior.. As for the reception people they tried to make me pay for the 19% IVA which foreigners should not pay but I eventually got them to understand......
Cons: The receptionist at the check out for not understand that foreigners ..not from Chile...do not pay the 19% IVA....
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Facilities were nice and comfortable. Heater for winter works well
Cons: A bit old stylish but ok
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything is good in hotel.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Ambiance
Cons: None
7.1 Good
Pros: Facilities and location
Cons: Staff were grumpy
5.0 Okay
Cons: whe we arrived at the hotel at 2 pm the rooms were not list, we waited till 6.30 pm to have the rooms ready.
Hotel Club La Serena - La Serena - Building
14
8.4 Excellent (2,300 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Club La Serena in La Serena, you'll be on the beach, just steps from La Serena Beach and 7 minutes by foot from La Serena Lighthouse. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast and restaurant are superb. Friendly staff and very good price for what you get.
7.5 Good
Pros: Personal support, Breakfast
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The views from room and the bed was really comfy. Staff are really nice. Infact some of the best staff we have seen in whole of Chile as part of our trip. Very very friendly and very helpful as well. Hotel organises trips with ecotourism and it is worth doing it with the hotel. The restaurant is amazing and the food is very very delicious. Again restaurant staff are simply the best.
Cons: The wifi reception in the room was not strong at all.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The view to the sea., good beds... very nice places.. , the game room.. the Pool ..
Cons: Is a little bit noisy at the night., seems to be the rooms are nearest each other. The room services is expensive.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location, lovely hotel grounds, nice views, and pleasant & friendly staff. We had two rooms with a sitting room with balcony in between, making it like a two bedroom apartment. The perfect setup for us!
Cons: There was an odd window in the bathroom shower which looked out into the bedroom. The glass was a one-way mirror from the bedroom as long as the lights were on in the bedroom. However, if the lights were turned off in the bedroom but on in the bathroom, you could see clearly through the glass from the bedroom into the shower and bathroom. In the second bedroom there was an identical mirrored window into the second shower, but that mirrored window was covered by a fabric wall-hanging; much better!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Ocean view, good beds, good breakfast, save parking, close to the beach, easy to find from the autopiste
Cons: none
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I really liked how it was near the beach so that we could go surfing. It was in a great location, right outside of the downtown area so it was quiet and nice.
Cons: It was a taxi ride away from downtown, but other than that, it was great.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Loved the restaurant with great views of the beach. Breakfast was lovely with lots of selections. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Room was nice and clean but could use a bit of fluff. Would return again!
6.7 Good
Pros: Really good breakfast
Cons: They should inform in advance that there is a construction area in the premises working from Monday to Saturday. Be aware that you need to leave the rooms building to get into the breakfast area using a open path. In Summer it is nice, but in winter.. it could be better.
Hostal Solaris - La Serena - Building
15
8.4 Excellent (397 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Featuring free WiFi in common areas, Hostal Solaris is situated in La Serena, 700 metres from La Portada Stadium. Free private parking can be requested on site, subject to availability. The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Every room comes with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Francisco de Aguirre Avenue is 1 km from Hostal Solaris, while Gabriela Mistral Building is 1 km from the property. The nearest airport is La Florida Airport, 5 km from the property.
5.4 Okay
Cons: breakfast was poor, only instant coffee and everything was counted, the room was not really dirty but was missing a proper cleaning (rooms have corners)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: very clean
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The hotel was very clean. Linens were new and kept up well. Our bathroom was really clean. The ladies serving breakfast were very quick and did a good set breakfast of toast, ham, cheese and nescafe. The location was fantastic being so close to the bus terminal and walking distance to everything we needed. The staff were very friendly even though communication was difficult because my Spanish is basic. They let us use the fridge to put some of our cold groceries even though the fridge is for staff only.
Cons: The name should be Hotel Solaris, not Hostal. This is definitely a small hotel. There is only wifi in the lobby, which we knew about from previous reviews and the kitchen is for breakfast only, not for cooking your own means. There is no common areas besides the lobby with it's 3 "wifi chairs". Toilet in our room was broken. Someone did a hack job to try and fix the float mechanism so it didn't stick. Had a couple times where the tank didn't refill and I had to mess around with it. Things are always better when fixed properly, not with a piece of wooden trim siliconed inside the toilet tank.
5.8 Okay
Cons: It doesn’t have any common areas to hang out or to cook something. Breakfast is a joke.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The location near the malls.
Cons: You can't use the kitchen.
6.7 Good
Pros: it was clean and pretty well located
Cons: Extremely cold we were shivering all night... and in one morning someone walked in on us even though it was early morning before the check out time.
Hotel Santa Barbara - La Serena - Building
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8.4 Excellent (308 reviews)
Overview Reviews
This country house is located in La Serena, just 3 minutes’ drive from the beach. It offers an outdoor pool and non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi, a private bathroom and garden views. The house has a lounge with sofas, a big screen and DVD player. There is also a children’s playground outside. Hotel Santa Barbara serves a daily breakfast of tea, coffee and toast. Staff at reception can provide information about what to see and do in the Coquimbo region. You can drive to La Serena Cathedral in under 10 minutes from the Santa Barbara. The lighthouse is 2 km away, and La Florida Airport is a 15-minute drive away.
6.7 Good
Pros: Was actually a very quiet location and beds were quiet comfortable; had a great sleep.
Cons: The hotel is located down a dusty road in an area currently under construction. The hotel itself was under going pool renos, which was not mentioned in the booking.
7.9 Good
Pros: Good value for money
Cons: Quite poor breakfast
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful architecture
Cons: Located on a dirt road that has fast moving traffic.
7.9 Good
Pros: Garden with hummingbird
Cons: Cold and damp rooms (probably due to beginning of season)
7.5 Good
Pros: Very close to beach and restaurants (only 5-10min walk), garden and terrasse in front of the rooms, helpful staff, private and secure parcing
Cons: Breakfast fast not accectable and the worsest we ever had during our 6 weeks trip: The butter and things normally should be stored in a fridge were already put on the breakfast table at the evening bevor until the next day (!). Besides that breakfast was sparse and poor without any choice - no eggs, joghurt and cereals. As we arrived we became a room which smelled extremely of humidity and mold. As we then changed the room the new one was a little bit better, but anyway there were some things not accectable: Mold on curtains, worn furniture, broken fittings in bathroom. The whole hotel seemed to be not very well maintained, this is really a pity because the facilities would definitively the potential to offer more
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Staff were very helpful at all times and some were English speaking. The member of staff at breakfast very jolly.
Cons: There were no choice options for breakfast: Would have liked cereal and yoghurt options
7.5 Good
Pros: Rooms were set around a nice garden with a small pool. The staff and owners were all great. Very friendly and helpful. The room was fine if a little dated. But it was clean and comfortable.
Cons: The breakfast was poor. Poor quality. And really disappointing given the cost per night.

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Hotel Francisco De Aguirre - La Serena - Building
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8.2 Excellent (950 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The hotel is located in the heart of the city of La Serena, just steps from the Plaza de Armas and the Recova, which is the traditional handicrafts market of the city. The hotel offers a cafeteria. A bar/lounge is located inside the facility, where guests can relax with a drink. The hotel offers the following services: room service, meeting/banquet facilities, a business centre, laundry service, dry cleaning, an ironing service, car rental and a concierge service. There are 102 rooms in total at this charming city hotel. Guests are welcomed in the lobby with lift access to the upper floors. Wireless Internet access and a garage are also offered. All the rooms offer the following amenities: air conditioning, cable TV, a minibar, Internet access, 24-hour room service, electronic locks and a safe. All come with a private en suite bathroom with a shower, bathtub and hairdryer. Double or king-size beds are available. Further in-room amenities include a direct dial telephone, radio, hi-fi and a kitchen with a fridge, cooker, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities. Furthermore, all accommodation units also come with a washing machine and an iron and ironing board, as well as a balcony or terrace as standard.
6.0 Good
Pros: Good location, reception staff were friendly and rooms were clean and nice
Cons: The dinner and breakfast we had on the first day was pretty bad, dinner took a long time for it to come and wasn't good either. Breakfast improved on the second day. Might have to do with the short-staff during Independence holiday.
7.5 Good
Pros: Last minute booking for us on a busy summertime weekend. The hotel staff were lovely and very helpful with the use of google translate. Great location and nice breakfast.
Cons: The hotel had an old world European feel to it which we love but it definitely could have used a bit of updating. We had a leaking radiator in the room which was otherwise immaculate.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: We loved the location of the hotel in the heart of La Serena. We also loved our room which, unexpectedly, was a suite with a separate sitting area.
Cons: One of the waiters in the restaurant was a little surly but the rest of the staff were pleasant and helpful.. The pillows could do with replacing as they were a bit lumpy and the bath was a bit shabby - but these are just niggles
7.5 Good
Pros: Good location, price ok. Spacious, classic hotel rooms are comfortabele. Parking garage free of charge .
Cons: Hotel had an issue with heating, our room was very big, but very moisty and due to the fact heating was out of order very cold. Staff brought us a small electric heater. An other room witch was offerd the CV was functioning a bit, but warm water was limited available. Breakfast was a bit boring, didnt give any tased. Not good to stay in winter, probably better in summer.
7.9 Good
Cons: Very noisy room in front of elevator and facing the street. Heater was not working, inconceivable for the price of the room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, comfortable.
Cons: The room had a large empty space in the center. One could put a center table and a couch there. The ham for the breakfast was not good.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location
Cons: No air conditioner, badly ventilated rooms, no light in half room, no plugs at bedsides
5.0 Okay
Pros: new beds and decoration
Cons: the terrible bed my sister got hurt in the bath tub I did not sleep well the rooms do not have ventilation system or fan in front of my room there is a park where drug addicts live and the whole night they are screaming fighting and dogs barking I will be 20 days in Chile and I was only 3 days in the hotel does not meet my requirements
5.0 Okay
Pros: The location was good. Close to the square and good restaurants.
Cons: The beds were too soft and uncomfortable. The TV was ridiculously small and the image blurry and the toilet was tiny.