Hostal Jacaranda

Urriola 636, Cerro Alegre, Valparaiso, 2370880, Chile | Hostel
Prices starting from $24.00

Travel Blogs from Valparaiso

The hills are alive...

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana on Sep 25, 2013

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Valparaiso (nickname: Valpo) is a small city on the coast, not far from Santiago. I had read about it before coming, getting pretty excited to visit it, and I was not disappointed: upon arriving I instantly knew I would love this place. So there is such a thing as love at first sight.

Valpo is a port city which flourished during the …

To the mainland and Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by suebar

As we had sorted out our bags the previous evening we only had to finalise our packing. While we ate a late breakfast we watched the freight ship finally begin unloading its cargo. We saw it use its crane to hoist a car into the air and then lower it into the boat which would take it to the harbour on the island. The sea was quite rough and the ship turned while still at anchor to allow the boat to better come alongside. After breakfast Barbara made the 10 ...

In praise of Valpraíso

A travel blog entry by hadwin


... morning, which gave me time to seek out the Spa facilities. I was definitely on for a sauna. Alas, they had not warmed it up at this time so they kindly put it on and asked me to amuse myself in the pools for 20 minutes. They are very health conscious and insisted that I wore a bathing cap. I was kindly loaned a fetching Laura Ashley number which luckily there are no photos of. The pools were very nice with an indoor and ...

A very vibrant city - Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by jochris


... best to describe Valparaiso; it's a major port, a historic old town set on a steeply sided hill and there is a major beach resort to the north. Like almost every other town and city in South America its a maze of small streets and one way systems. Thankfully google maps saved the day by showing the direction of flow for each street so we could plan our route into town. Without it we would have been lost!

So we found the hostal ...

Where's the hot Christmas?

A travel blog entry by meggles


... in advance who everyone was but it got confusing as none of the nephews matched up to the brothers and sisters of Magda who were there! We had turkey and salmon for lunch as well as a host of delicious side dishes but no roast duck. Duck Friday instead was being introduced to all the family members who Skyped for christmas. The duck still seemed very relaxed both about his new found fame and the circle of cats, dogs and Willie waiting to eat him. Unfortunately the cloud ...

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This hostel, located on Urriola 636, Cerro Alegre, Valparaiso, is near Plaza Sotomayor, Turri Clock Tower, Futaleufu River, and Parliament Building.
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