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Pucon Kayak Hostel

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I only had 3 nights to spare in Pucon and have been recommended this hostel. It is a great spot for any kayaker or outdoor enthusiast. It is very clean and had a lot to offer. However, remember that the hostel is about 10 min bus ride into pucon, not a great deal but worth remembering. My experience has been...

2Thank Lars_Cardiff
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Pucon Kayak Hostel is a sight to see, beautiful buildings, hot outdoor showers, the food is to die for, and oh... by the way, it's back yard is the Rio Trancura. The take out for the Upper and put-in for Lower. 20 Minutes drive from the Chilean classis Rio Palguin and many others within little to over an hour drive...

Thank Jonathan O
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Great location right next to the river that lulls you to sleep at night. Fun communal dining area and meal plan if you don't feel like cooking. The Dome is great for socializing and movies. Plenty of outlets for charging your electronics. Owner and guides are quite personal and full of suggestions of things to do. Bus service right across...

Thank Wm R
JohnnieKayaker, Owner at Pucon Kayak Hostel, responded to this review

Great to host you on your adventure vacation getaway to Pucon. We love to show off Pucon's best kept secrets. Look forward to your next trip.

Bryson City, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This hostel has it all! It's right across from a bus stop, super clean, super friendly and has everything you need right there. It has all the information for everything to do in the area, and they are willing to pick you up and drop you off any where you want to go. The property is beautiful and located right...

Thank cheechmantione
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 12 April 2016

During my 2 month kayaking trip to Chile I was lucky enough to spend 2 weeks at the Pucon Kayak Hostel. Located just outside of the small tourist town Pucon, this hostel has a friendly staff and an extremely welcoming vibe that makes you feel right at home. The dorms we stayed in were spectacular, the rooms had very cool...

Thank Liam F
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

If you are planning on coming through/staying in Pucon, this hostel is a must! The food is amazing and the layout is very comfortable, homey, and unique! There is beautiful artwork on all the walls and a gorgeous kitchen. The thunder dome is a great place to hang out, watch movies, play games, or get some work done. The people...

Thank madisonsalsgiver
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Beautiful location, and a paradise for kayakers. Close to the party central of Pucon, and near dozens of epic runs, you couldn't ask for a better place. Great amount of boats to rent, awesome cabins, and the genius of a chef Benito. If you're going to Chile to kayak, Pucon Kayak Hostel is a must.

Thank David S
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2016

With a neighbour, the Rio Trancura. This hostel has a perfect placement for kayakers and rafters. It holds anything a kayaker desires, good position for many great rivers, awesome food to reward the activities of the day,hot outside showers, confortable rooms, an awesome tv area and awesome staff.

Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I stayed here for nearly four weeks during my time in Chile and I have to say it was one of my favorite destinations. Our cook, Benny, consistently made some of the most delicious meals of my life....We ate phenominally well. The kayak Hostel is perfectly equipped for kayakers, with locking sheds for boats and gear, and is only a...

Thank Darby M
JohnnieKayaker, Owner at Pucon Kayak Hostel, responded to this review

Darby thank you so much for sharing your experiences at Pucon Kayak Hostel. We are so proud of our cooks, management and all of our hosts. Looking forward to your next visit.

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We had a great stay at the hostel. It is a bit out of town but extremely relaxing rather than being in the hustle and bustle of everything. Kevin was great at helping us with information about the town and where he recommended to go. He even shuttled us to the town at 6:30 in the morning for our tour.

Thank Allison W

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pucon Kayak Hostel was designed to bring people together. Our center piece is the architect designed quincho where folks gather for meals, fireside stories, fun and games. Family style giant tables, chef cooked meals, music, and the warmth of the fire set the tone for a place that attracts people to hang out and get to know one another. There is an artistic flow to economical riverside lodging surrounding the place. Guests choose their level of comfort and budget from creative spacious geodesic domes, hosteria cabinas, treehouse dormitories, the Gypsy Wagons, and camping. Most of the lodgings have large artistic murals that are seen throughout the place. The hostel is just a 10 minute and $US1 bus ride from Pucon. It's the perfect distance to be away from the heat and crowds of Pucon. Guests enjoy yoga or relaxing in the movie dome or lounging next to the in a hammock or on the deck. Guests claim, "The treehouse showers are the best showers I've ever had." Having more creativity than budget we built outdoor open air treehouse showers that are simply remarkable. Adventurists enjoy everything including catching trout on our riverside banks, a number of our adventure packages, and of course our premier sport whitewater kayaking. When it comes to kayaking PKH hosts everyone from world champions and kayak schools to beginners learning to roll a kayak in the nearby hot springs. If you are seeking adventure, community, and a cool place to call home for a stay then we'd be enthusiastic to host you. Ask about our adventure packages and chef cooked meals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pucon Kayak Hostel

Address: KM 10 Camino a Caburgua, Pucon 00000, Chile
Region: Chile > Araucania Region > Pucon
Price Range: ₹ 1,037 - ₹ 1,556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“River Side Gypsy Wagon”
179jonathano, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the gypsy wagon which I loved! It's perfect for 1/2 people, and secluded. But they also have camp sites and larger group rooms.”
cheechmantione, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Hosteria rooms are with shower...”
andrischuetz, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own tent, camper van, or opt for one of their rooms.”
Tina1z, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Cabins are great and include private bathroom, kitchenette, and beds for 6”
  • Outdoor Dome (They're pretty cool inside)
  • Family Cabins (Each cabin sleeps 6)
Carra122015, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
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