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Located in the city's historic center, Hostal El Arbol offers accommodations in La Serena. Free Wi-Fi access is available here.

Rooms at Hostal El Arbol feature a shared bathroom and some have garden views. Breakfast is included.

At Hostal El Arbol guests will find a garden, barbecue facilities and a terrace. Other facilities offered include a shared lounge, a tour desk and luggage storage. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including horseback riding, cycling and hiking.

Hostal El Arbol is located 1,300 feet from the bus terminal and 0.6 mi from La Serena Beach.

All Chilean citizens and resident foreigners must pay an additional fee (IVA) of 19%.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

El Arbol Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 25, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
Bedroom 1::
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2::
1 queen bed
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Closest beaches
  • El Faro Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Playa Los Fuertes

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Caleta San Pedro Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Cuatro Esquinas

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes, is a very quiet place
    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Yes.
    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    All beds comes with the sheets. The towels only the private rooms are included. If you are on a shared bedroom you can pay $1.000 CLP for the towel an..
    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    At the EcoLodge El Arbol there's a place for luggage storage
    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Not Yet
    Answered on November 13, 2019
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Area info *
Amenities of El Arbol Hostel
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
General
  • Designated smoking area
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

El Arbol Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa El Arbol Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

A prepayment deposit via bank transfer is required maximum 24 hours after your booking is made, in order to secure your reservation. The property will contact you after you book to provide any bank transfer instructions.

LOCAL TAX LAW
Based on local tax laws, all Chilean citizens and resident foreigners must pay an additional fee (IVA) of 19%.

Foreign tourists: to be exempt from this 19% additional fee (IVA) the payment must be made in US dollars and a copy of the immigration card and passport must be presented. The passenger won’t be exempt from this fee when paying in local currency. In case of no show the invoice will be billed in local currency, including this additional fee (IVA).

* This additional fee (IVA) is not included in the hotel rates and must be paid separately.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform El Arbol Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about El Arbol Hostel

  • El Arbol Hostel is 1,300 feet from the center of La Serena.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Arbol Hostel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min

  • Check-in at El Arbol Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at El Arbol Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • El Arbol Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at El Arbol Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental