Hostal Caracol

Hector Calvo 371, Cerro Bellavista, Valparaiso, Chile, Distance from city centre: 2km
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Rating: 81%from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 73%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities
We are located a few blocks away from Pablo Neruda house, steps from the open air museum and in the heart of Valparaiso.

Welcome to Hostal Caracol. The hostel is a beautiful beginning of the century house remodelled with all the original materials, noble woods, embroided tin ceilings, floor tiles and a big warm chimney. All this with central heating and fully equipped and decorated with colors of today.

We have ample common areas including a bright open kitchen with a lovely dinner, calm living room with books to share and cable TV, internet in the hall and WiFi all around, DVD player with a growing collection of films, sunny backyard with a barbecue area and all the peace and quite of Bellavista hill.

Como visit us, its a sunny day and we are happy to have you around.

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Private Bathroom in every Room
Lovely fireplace
backyard with barbecue
central heating
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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How to get here:
From International Airport in Santiago: You should take the Centropuerto transfer to metro station Pajaritos, line 1. On the same place the bus drops you catch a bus that says Valparaiso, there is plenty of companies going every 15 minutes, and get of in 'Terminal'. The trip is an hour and a half long, passing through the wine valleys towards the ocean. The Valparaiso terminal is just opposite from the national congress building on Pedro Montt Av. In the same avenue take any bus that reaches Bellavista street, once in there, cross the street toward Ecuador street (three blocks), there are 3 options to get to the hostel; first, take your left hand and walk straight and up the stairs, about 4 blocks, the walk takes around 5 minutes. Another choise, in Ecuador Square ride a taxi to the hostel ($1200 CLP) or a 'colectivo' number 39 to Beltr�n street and then walk 1 block down Hector Calvo on 371 you will see Hostal Caracol.
Ascensor Espirit� Santo is closed until further notice, so please take this into consideration.

Inside Valparaiso:

Colectivo: They leave from 'subida Ecuador', a well known street, colectivo number 39 which says Beltran is the one, tell the driver to drop you at the Carmelitas church on Hector Calvo, walk two blocks down hill until 371 and on your right hand side you will see the yellow walls of Hostal Caracol.
Ascensor Espiritu Santo is closed until further notice, so please take this into consideration.

By bus: In the corner of Francia Av and Colon Av take a bus O, which goes uphill through Baquedano street towards La Sebastiana (Neruda´s house). Get off on Ferrari street and walk downhill right in front of the poets house. Take the left road while walking down and keep going for three long blocks down hill, one blocks after the Carmelitas church, on Hector Calvo 371 you will see the yellow walls of Hostal Caracol on your right hand side .
Ascensor Espiritu Santo is closed until further notice, so please take this into consideration.

From the bus terminal: The Valparaiso terminal is just opposite from the national congress building on Pedro Montt Av. In the same avenue take any bus that reaches Bellavista street, once in there, cross the street toward Ecuador street (three blocks), there are 3 options to get to the hostel; first, take your left hand and walk straight and up the stairs, about 4 blocks, the walk takes around 5 minutes. Another choise, in Ecuador Square ride a taxi to the hostel ($1200 CLP) or a 'colectivo' number 39 to Beltran street and then walk 1 block down Hector Calvo on 371 you will see Hostal Caracol.
Ascensor Espiritu Santo is closed until further notice, so please take this into consideration.

Located Near

Hostal Caracol is located in Cerro Bellavista, one of the most traditional hills in the city.
From the Caracol you are just a few blocks from La Sebastiana, Pablo Neruda´s museum/house, few steps from the open air museum and just above Plaza Victoria, Valparaiso´s most traditional plaza.

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