Hostal Las Luces

Address: Andres Bello, La Serena, 1700000, Chile | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Andres Bello, La Serena, is near Archaeological Museum, Damas Island, La Serena's Cathedral, and Gabriel Gonzalez Videla Museum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Las Luces La Serena

    Reviewed by vikkiandchris

    Lovely owners but tired looking hostel

    Reviewed Nov 11, 2013
    by (39 reviews) Knaresborough, England, United Kingdom , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    We ended up staying here because the hostel we'd wanted to stay at was booked up and this one was on the same street. The family that run this hostel are lovely, so friendly and because it has family run it has a really homely feel to it. The rooms, communal areas and bathrooms were very clean but the kitchen often felt grubby. The decor looked as though it could do with a bit of a spruce up. Our room did have a TV which was a nice touch. Gardens were lovely and full of flowers! There's not much nearby except the bus station which is really close. Its about a 15 min walk to the supermarket, 15 min walk to the town centre and 25 min walk to the beach.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Las Luces La Serena

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    Travel Blogs from La Serena

    Nana Nigh 11/11/13-13/11/13 days 71-73

    A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris on Nov 11, 2013

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    From Iquique to La Serena we had the longest bus journey yet, 20 hours! We thought that as the journey was so long, we'd try get the 180 degree reclining seats but after some research scrapped that idea as it would've cost £100! We got the regular semi cama seats instead and left at 8pm. After a film and a sleeping pill, we managed to sleep …

    Through the Cacti

    A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Apr 17, 2015

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    ... spotting another circus skills busker plying his trade at the traffic lights between the two. Arriving at the bus station, we settled down and waited. We asked a bunch of people but, ten minutes after our bus was due, it still hadn't arrived. Thankfully, it pulled in soon afterwards and we settled down in our comfortable seats. The set up for coaches in Chile is fairly luxurious. There was a decent toilet of board, TV screens throughout the aisle showing films, and even ...

    Day in La Serena

    A travel blog entry by ericjon97 on Oct 31, 2014

    5 photos

    ... curb out front for about 20 minutes until the owner showed up. She is a lovely old lady who treats every guest like they are her child. She invited me in to what appears to be just a house. I sat in the living room, used their wifi, and then had breakfast in their dining room.

    I met some really nice people staying at the hostel and this place just has a really good vibe to it. There are two really nice german guys ...

    Isla Damas, Elqui Valley and La Serena

    A travel blog entry by salsta17 on Mar 23, 2014

    32 photos

    ... back to Santiago on Sky Airlines, followed by a quiet dinner at the hostel and early night. Luckily Lauren was feeling better the next day so did tour to Isla Damas with a mixed group - Indians, Chilean family, 2 Swedish girls, an American and a Canadian. Day rather overcast, had a two hour drive in our mini bus and saw a small copper mine on the way. Boat ride out to the islands, dolphins jumping round us which is always cool, although ...

    Elqui - Pisco and Vino

    A travel blog entry by hadwin on Mar 17, 2014

    8 photos

    ... nay 2012 from Cousino-Macul and then a lovely TH Syrah from Undurraga to round the lunch off (it's great travelling with a group, you get to taste so many more wines even over one meal!). After lunch, we popped out onto the beach for a paddle in the Pacific that felt as cold as the North Sea! Guess this Humboldt Current really does have an effect. Onto the bus, collect our guide, then off to our first destination, a ...