Hostal Caracol

Address: Hector Calvo 371, Valparaiso, Chile | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located on Hector Calvo 371, Valparaiso, is near La Sebastiana (Pablo Neruda's House), Plaza Sotomayor, Futaleufu River, and Parliament Building.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Caracol Valparaiso

    Reviewed by empritchard

    Good Place

    Reviewed Jun 29, 2011
    by (3 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    This Hostal is pretty nice. It´s quite a steep hike to get there or down to the city - about 125 steps. The rooms were clean and they had a space heater there for us (which really came in handy). The walls were a little thin. We could hear people very clearly even though they weren´t being loud. Altogether a nice, cheery stay.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by jennifermcl

    Great little place

    Reviewed Dec 19, 2010
    by (11 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    great kitchen, great breakfast, lovely living room, great chests at the ends of the beds...all in all pretty good...even when dealing with a little problem we encountered...wished we could have stayed a bit longer

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Caracol Valparaiso

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
     

    Travel Blogs from Valparaiso

    In praise of Valpraíso

    A travel blog entry by hadwin on Mar 10, 2014

    12 photos

    ... the dream, I interrupted someone talking to me in the dream and said “this is a dream right? I'm not here, I’m on holiday in Chile, I can’t be here”. Must try to find a bottle of this to take home!

    Before I leave this entry on Valporaíso, I must post this link to the winning run of the famous downhill race that happens annually here – unbelieveable!

    http://youtu.be/GxwVXp0uEIg

    Sneaky Valparaiso

    A travel blog entry by lou_w on Dec 05, 2013

    2 comments, 4 photos

    1.5hours on the bus out of Santiago and I'm wandering round a loud commercial area. It's kinda cold and the sidewalks are narrow, so I'm trying to dodge the locals. So wasn't feeling overtly impressed with Valparaiso so far. But then I wander up a hill, and it's almost ...

    Valparaíso

    A travel blog entry by frankandalicia on Jul 12, 2013

    70 photos

    ... over with a 'lower grade' graffiti. It was declared a world heritage site in 2003 and it's unusual system of funicular elevators is considered one of the world’s 100 most endangered historical treasures.


    During its glory days, Valparaiso was once a very significant seaport for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via the Straits of Magellan. All that changed when the Panama Canal opened, ...