Hostal Las Luces
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Las Luces La Serena
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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... church which was build between 1585 and 1627. The special thing about that church is that it's build from german stones. And of course it was the only building in La Serena that survived a big fire started by pirates in 1680.
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Wires torn out of every speaker on the bus, no more music :)
Another two hours...
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