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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The best thing about this property was it's location... It's in the heart of everything. Whilst there they had hot water issues but had it fixed quite quickly. We arrived in at midnight on a 24 hr bus, when we got to the hostel it was completely locked up. We were banging for awhile... Eventually someone opened... We did arrive...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Franklin in the reception was great! Very kind and so helpful! The hostel was busy, great to met other travelers and exchange experiences. Our dorm was clean and although it was close to the city center it wasn't to nosy. Only two bathrooms which could get crowded at times. Overall we had a great stay!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Franklin the manager was very friendly and helpful. He knew everyone's names and was a bit like a father figure, organizing things. Breakfast was great - ham, cheese, bread, yoghurt, fruit etc. The hostel is small and quiet but still very close to the main square. I had a really nice stay.

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melaniehookuk
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Thanks from us oldies from England to the charming owner and management who were so patient with us when we checked out late as not well. Also the owner pulled all the stops to get us on a tour about ten minutes after we arrived. Many thanks. The rooms are clean and pretty and are grouped around a pleasant courtyard....

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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights in a private doble room and we really enjoyed it! - Very friendly and helpful owner and staff (helped with tour booking) - Nice room - Clean - Good breakfast - Close to the main street - Free wifi Thank you la ruca team!

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Forchheim, Germany
Reviewed 8 December 2015

La Ruca is a small hostal which offers cheap rooms. It's short to the center, all restaurants, shops and tour offices are close by and just some minutes away. Stuff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are simple and clean and the for a hostal in Chile the breakfast is OK.

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Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

The hostel is a bit expensive but it's a really nice place to stay in San Pedro. Not in the Main Street it's a 5min walk distance and 10min walk from the bus terminal. The main challenge here are the showers, I guess because of the water issue in San Pedro or because of their system itself - you barely...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Great private double room with en suite. Very clean hostel, great location (just 5 minutes to the main street), friendly and helpful reception staff, good place to book tours and airport transfers. Excellent hot showers, and even the wifi worked in the room (as ours happened to be right next to the reception). Not the best breakfast, but good enough....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

At few blocks from the plaza, hostel la ruca is well located. The rooms are clean and the beds comfortable. The staff is amazing, very accommodating and you should ask them for advice on the tour operators- their recommendations were great! I loved the place, and the patio, and the hamacs- Great place to meet people if you are traveling...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Our room was basic but clean and comfortable. We had our own private bathroom with a hot shower. Wifi was good but had to be used in common areas mostly, which we didn't mind because there were a couple of hammocks that we enjoyed using and a nice covered seated area. The staff were helpful and helped to book us...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Hostel La Ruca

Address: Toconao 513, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
Region: Chile > Antofagasta Region > San Pedro de Atacama
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel La Ruca 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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