Hostels in La Serena, Chile

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Get to know La Serena (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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FAQ about La Serena Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in La Serena. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in La Serena. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 8 Hostels in La Serena. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Aji Verde Hostel is the best rated hostel in La Serena for female solo travellers. compares prices for 8 hostel in La Serena, Chile. We list for you other cheap places to stay in La Serena such as
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Hostal El Punto is the best rated hostel for partying in La Serena.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for La Serena

Your Packing List for La Serena

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for La Serena 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.

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La Serena Hostel Cheatsheet

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 La Serena, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
8 Total number of hostels
$14 Average dorm price
$14 Cheapest hostel in La Serena
Open Hostel La Serena is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in La Serena
Hostal El Punto is the best rated
6.9 Average rating of all hostels

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Pisco Elqui (77 Km / 48 mi.)
Cochiguaz (85 Km / 53 mi.)
Las Trancas (108 Km / 67 mi.)

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