Hostal Balmaceda

Avenida Jose Manuel Balmaceda 1032, La Serena, 1710226, Chile | Hostel
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Birthday piscos...

A travel blog entry by wildkriv


We decided to break up a very long bus journey by stopping off at Bahia Inglesa, a beach just outside the town of Caldera (1 hour from Copiapo). The place takes its name from the British pirates who took refuge there in the 17th century. Today it's a popular vacation spot with its turquoise waters, long white-sand beach and Mediterranean …


A travel blog entry by wanderindiaries

But in shape

Star gazing and Pisco Tasting around La Serena

A travel blog entry by rhampshire


We arrived in La Serena around 6pm and instantly noticed how much colder it was! When we headed out to find some food we were freezing but it was still about 12 degrees celcius (not sure how we will cope back in the UK).

On our first day we walked down to the beach which took about 30mins or so. La Serena is the second oldest city in Chile …

The Fourth Region

A travel blog entry by mieismie


If you need a place to stop in-between Antofagasta and Valparaiso/Santiago, this is a nice stopover. La Serena is a lively college town with comfortable city streets for pedestrians, beautiful beaches, good rock/metal bars and a great Japanese garden. There are many cultures to explore between La Serena and Coquimbo (just up the beach). Like all of …

Coastal wildlife near La Serena

A travel blog entry by gotrigirl


From the seaside city of La Serena we took an arranged excursion to the Reserva Nacional Pinguino de Humboldt. This is a group of three islands just off the coast. Only two can be visited and only via hired launches from the fishing village opposite. After the disappointment of high winds having kept us from seeing Magellanic penguins up close on …

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This hostel, located on Avenida Jose Manuel Balmaceda 1032, La Serena, is near Elqui Valley, Avenida del Mar, Archaeological Museum, and Casa Pinera.
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    Reviewed by wildkriv

    Serene hostal...

    Reviewed Feb 25, 2014
    by (25 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Good location in between the city centre and bus station. Very clean. Really comfortable, modern, en-suite double room. Good breakfast. Pleasant patio common area. Given your own key for the front door...generally felt very secure.

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