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1 room, 2 adults

Hostal Desert

2.5-star2.5 stars
Jama 743, Poblacion Licancabur, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta, 1410000, Chile

No-frills hostal in San Pedro de Atacama
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Excellent - just a tad out of the way... but expedia’s review prices is very very…Sep. 7, 2018
  • We spent three nights at Hostal Desert. The room was clean and the breakfast was good.…Mar. 5, 2020

Hostal Desert

from A$63
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

What’s around Hostal Desert


  • R.P. Gustavo Le Paige Archaeological Museum - 14 min walk
  • Plaza de San Pedro de Atacama - 14 min walk
  • San Pedro Church - 14 min walk
  • Meteorite Museum - 20 min walk
  • Pukara de Quitor Archaeological Site - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Valle Da La Muerte - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km
  • Piedra del Coyote Overlook - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
  • Tulor Archaeological Site - 6.1 mi / 9.8 km

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Hostal Desert’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostal Desert San Pedro de Atacama
  • Hostal sert San Pedro Atacama
  • Hostal Desert Hostal
  • Hostal Desert San Pedro de Atacama
  • Hostal Desert Hostal San Pedro de Atacama


This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • The national sales tax (19%) may be charged upon check-out to citizens of Chile regardless of length of stay and to foreigners staying in the country for 60 consecutive days or more. To qualify for a tax exemption, foreigners must pay for their stay in foreign currency (not in Chilean pesos) and present a valid passport along with the migration card they received upon arrival in the country at check-in. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hostal Desert

  • Does Hostal Desert offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hostal Desert does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Hostal Desert currently open?
    This property is closed from July 30 2020 to August 31 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at Hostal Desert?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Hostal Desert.
  • Are pets allowed at Hostal Desert?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hostal Desert?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 49 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great service
Very helpful staff, helping with airport transportation booking, day trip recommends and booking, reminding you about things to be cautious. There is a mini store just at the corner of the street. Within 8mins walking to bus terminal, 10mins to the center of the town.
XUEMEI, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great hostal with very helpful and friendly staff. About a 10 minute walk to the main street, well lit and easy to find. Coffee and tea available all the time and kitchen facilities. Room was clean and comfortable.
gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Pour un hostel c est très bien ils ont organisé nos transferts à partir de l aéroport ainsi que le retour. Nous avons aussi réservés des excursions et tout était parfait
Sophie, ca2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Vou ficar aqui novamente se regressar a Atacama
Tudo neste hotel foi incrível. Os quartos estão limpos e não tivémos frio, camas confortáveis, água do duche sempre quente. Quando os tours saiam antes das 7h30 e não podiamos tomar pequeno almoço bastava avisar e preparavam nos um lanche para levar. Têm sempre a cozinha disponível para os hóspedes usarem. Funcionários simpáticos e prestáveis. 15 min a andar da Rua Caracolles (principal) fazem-se super bem, em nenhum momento me senti insegura. Guardaram as nossas mochilas no ultimo dia e deixaram nos ficar nas zonas comuns do hostel até à hora do nosso autocarro.
Raquel, ie3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean new hotel, I'd love to stay again!
I was worried about shower and heat when I was booking this hotel, but I decided to trust on their good reputation. Yeah, it was a good choice. I had no problem with water, both shower and flushing. Though they did not have an air conditioner, opening the window and turning on the fan was good enough to cool my room. People here are extraordinarily kind and helpful. They will make you a boxed lunch, if you have an early morning tour or bus. And, how clean their kitchen is!! This hotel is a little far from city center, and because of that, two tours picked me up first of all. :) The only thing I missed was that I stayed only three nights here, which was not enough to enjoy San Pedro de Atacama. I recommend at least four nights.
Jaeho, usOther trip
Very good 8.0
Good hotel in San Andre de Atacama
This hotel is located in a safe area and about 12 minutes walking from the centro. The hotel's staff is very helpful. The room is in fairly good condition and breakfast is good.
NHON, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay!
Wonderful place to stay! Staff is helpful and friendly, place is clean, breakfast is excellent, and internet works well. I highly recommend this hotel!
Stacy, mx4 night trip

Hostal Desert

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