Welcome to your detailed guide for Viña del Mar hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Viña del Mar, Chile. Compare prices for Viña del Mar hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Viña del Mar, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Viña del Mar? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Viña del Mar alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Viña del Mar. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Viña del Mar. To help you make friends with Viña del Mar before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Guess what? Viña del Mar is also named and spelled La Ciudad Jardín - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.
Viña del Mar is situated on the Pacific coast of central Chile, only about an hour's drive from Santiago. Viña del Mar roughly translates into “vineyard of the seas” despite the fact that there are actually no vineyards within the town (there are a number of popular wineries and vineyards in the surrounding area, however).
Viña del Mar is a popular weekend escape for many locals living in nearby Santiago; for this reason, the town can get very busy on most weekends. If you're planning on visiting this area anytime during a weekend, book your Viña del Mar hostel in advance to avoid disappointment.
There are a number of accommodation options, including seaside holiday resorts, luxury hotels, guesthouses, and hostels in Viña del Mar. There are also some camping options in the surrounding area. Hostels in Viña del Mar are the most popular option with budget travelers. Viña del Mar hostels are clean, modern, spacious, good value for money, and very social. A complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi or internet is usually included in the price. Some Viña del Mar hostels also provide use of a fully equipped, communal kitchen. Hostels in Viña del Mar can usually provide laundry services for an additional cost, however there are also a number of laundries situated in town. Most Viña del Mar hostels offer dorm or private double or twin rooms with use of either a private or shared bathroom. There are usually large common areas, which have a social, friendly vibe; and usually a book exchange, TV, and board games for borrowing. Tours to the nearby wine region can usually be arranged through your Viña del Mar hostel or accommodation providers, however there are also a number of tour operators based in town.
Written by local enthusiast for Viña del Mar hostels Kelly Sheldrick
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Viña del Mar. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Viña del Mar. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Viña del Mar and Chile.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.