Gisela & Carlos House

Avenida Las Mercedes, no 203, Vina del Mar, 2520000, Chile | Hostel
Prices starting from $52.00

Travel Blogs from Vina del Mar

Shaken by earthquake and rocked by Elvis

A travel blog entry by gillie.bowen


... longest coastline in the world, it will never be Australia!!

We took a very scary bus ride to Quintay (takes about 45 minutes) which is an old whaling village on the coast. Just the most amazing spot and (guess what) whilst we were there, we had the most delicious fish lunch and watched the catch coming in. The salmon was weighed on the boat and then went straight into the restaurant (see pics). Before we left for Quintay, we walked around ...

Valparaiso Day 23

A travel blog entry by chrisnorth


... white wines and light reds like Pinot noir. The valley has fog and cool temperatures most mornings until 11 or 12 o clock so the vines are protected from full sun. That means the wines are lighter and have a lower alcohol content than wines from the Colchagua valley. Hopefully there will be some photos to go with this ! The drive through the valley was great, such ...

Lost (Again)

A travel blog entry by matfloyd


... time expecting to turn left to the coast and the centre of Vina, but the bus kept climbing. Slowly, the occupants thinned out, until we were alone on the bus, in the middle of a rather unappealing looking housing estate with dirt roads and groups of men standing on street corners.

It was then that things got tricky, the bus turned into a depot, and we were turfed off into the street, much to the amusement of the driver. I looked around, ...

Santiago to Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by joegreenwood

I was really impressed with Santiago. I had heard a bit of a bad rap from people before we went, but I thought it was a very beautiful city. A lot of colonial architecture and some decent nightlife all added up to a great stay. After that we headed to valparaiso. Valparaiso was a whole different kettle of fish to Santiago! A fairly small, very artsy city on the coast, full of graffiti and shady bars. The first day was spent ...


A travel blog entry by rhampshire


... was even smellier than the sea lions! We didnīt stay long there either and headed back towards the centre.

On our last full day we visited the navy museum which had rooms dedicated to various captains and admirals. We learnt of Lord Cochrane who was the Earl of Dundonald (Scotland) but served in the Chilean Navy ...

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This hostel, located on Avenida Las Mercedes, no 203, Vina del Mar, is near Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), Vina del Mar Casino, Fonck Museum, and Wulff Castle.
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