Backpackers San Pedro: A Tranquil Hostel For Budget Travelers

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Backpackers San Pedro Hostel & Excursions
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Adelheid Bethanny
Adelheid Bethanny 
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San Pedro de Atacama is a very famous town in northern Chile, and many travelers from all around the world arrive from time to time to enjoy the beautiful landscape and scenery in Atacama. Since the number of travelers has increased, many forms of accommodation have been built in the city. However, this also means being surrounded by a lot of businesses and noises. So, choosing the right accommodation that suits a budget and offers a tranquil environment is important, and Backpackers San Pedro offers exactly this.

Tranquil and beautiful location

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Backpackers San Pedro is a hostel located 10 minutes away from the city center and is quite isolated. However, since it is away from the city center, the hostel is surrounded by the blue sky and hills. Thus, travelers can enjoy the tranquil environment at the outdoor lounge areas in the hostel while reading on a hammock, socializing through a game of ping pong, or even while enjoying a meal or barbecue.

Services and amenities at Backpackers San Pedro

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Backpackers San Pedro Ho is an accommodation established for backpackers and budget travelers from all around the world. The hostel itself is not fancy, but the staff are very friendly and the services and amenities offered are quite good. The hostel is divided into two areas, and is equipped with Wi-Fi, two kitchens, and multiple lounge areas. There is a laundry service and the fee is counted per kilogram. Unfortunately, there is no complimentary breakfast, but tea and coffee is available to guests every morning. The hostel also gives their guests a wristband, which can be used for discounts in shops and restaurants throughout San Pedro.

Backpackers San Pedro offers both private rooms and mixed dorm rooms (4-6 people). Rooms at the hostel are basic rooms for budget travelers, but are comfortable and clean. The rates for the private rooms are 32.000 CLP (approximately 44 USD), and a bed in the dorm rooms is 13.000 CLP (approximately 18 USD); note that prices can change in high seasons or national celebrations. The hostel also offers discounts, such as a birthday discount where travelers can stay the night for free on the day of their birthday.

Go on adventures!

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Backpackers San Pedro offers opportunities to book travel adventures as well. There are many destinations to choose from, such as the Tatio Geysers, stargazing, sand boarding, etc. These itineraries also come in packages, thus making it friendlier for a budget. The tours can either be booked in advance via email, or after checking in the hostel. Booking in advance would be a better choice in the high seasons since many tours get filled up quite fast. So, be sure to book your adventures!

Getting to Backpackers San Pedro

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Getting to Backpackers San Pedro might be a little difficult at first because it is not easy to navigate around the city at the first time. However, the hostel does give a map via email, which is quite helpful. Travelers arrive to San Pedro by bus, and from the bus station to the city center is about a 10-minute walk. From the city center, another 10-minute walk is required, but the fresh air and beautiful scenery make it worth the journey. The hostel may not look like much from the outside and is very simple, but it will definitely be an unforgettable stay!

Stay with Backpackers San Pedro!

Backpackers San Pedro is a good choice for backpackers and budget travelers who are looking for a tranquil place to stay. It is equipped with many lounge areas, such as hammocks, outdoor sitting areas, ping pong table, etc., so that travelers can fully enjoy the surroundings. This accommodation has very kind and helpful staff and can also help travelers book any adventure they choose. Interested? Book your stay now!

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