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Hostal 53 Sur – Posada de Arturo

Hostal 53 Sur is a traditional place in Punta Arenas and it is
attended by its owners. This hostel has a home like atmosphere,
affordable, economic with good customer service. We welcome our guest
and encourage to stay with us and experience the Southern Chilean
Hospitality. We offer the comfort of home while being away from home,
in a shoe string budget. We make sure that your stay with us is
pleasant and enjoyable - Mi Casa es su casa.

About the Property:

We are a small traditional hostel in the heart of Punta Arenas, Chile.
Our place is managed by its owners. We are located around the downtown
area and walking distances to the shops, restaurants, town square,
pubs, post shops, bus depots, banks, port, grocery stores and museums.
Public transportation is very accessible from the hostel. Buses, Taxi
Cabs, and Collectivos (shared taxi) are a block away from our place.

The hostel's hours of operation is from 0800 to 2400 hours. Late and
early arrivals beyond the normal operating hours are welcome. We do
ask to please inform us in advance by contacting the hostel and inform
us of your approximate time of arrival.

Check-In is at 12:00 PM and Check-Out is at 11:00 AM. We encourage our
guest to be back in the hostel by midnight. We pride ourselves with
giving our everyone a good night rest with a great home atmosphere. If
you will be arriving past midnight, do please check with our staff.

We understand that everyone has different travel times and needs. So
just before you go, we offer hot breakfast which consist of a
combination of hot bread, butter, pancakes, ham, eggs and cheese. We
also have cereals, yogurt, and the drinks, hot coffee, tea, chocolate
and milk. Let us know what time you want it, and we will have
breakfast ready for you. Breakfast hours are from 07:30 AM to 11:00
AM. If any of our guest has to leave earlier than the regular posted
breakfast hours, please do inform our staff and we can arrange a
“to-go” breakfast before you leave.

We work with the local tour companies in order to provide our guest
better service in facilitating registrations, booking, reservation
each and every tour available that our guest would like to do. Please
check with our staff for the different types of tours, the hours of
operations to Isla Magdalena, Tierra del Fuego, Torres del Paine,
Glacial Tours and whale watching, Fuerte Bulnes, to name some, and its

Based on local tax laws, all Chilean citizens, resident foreigners,
and foreigners must pay an additional fee (IVA) of 19%. This
additional fee must be paid in local currency. In case of no show the
invoice will be billed in local currency, including IVA. This
additional fee (IVA) is not included in the hostel rates and must be
paid separately at check-in or check-out. Due to our budget prices, we
only accept cash in local currency.


Our facility has 3, 4 and 5 beds per room (dormitories) and shared
bathrooms. We also offer private room upon availability. Our facility
is non-smoking, however we do have a patio for our guests to use if
someone needed to smoke. Our facility has cable television, Free
internet usage and wi-fi in all rooms and in the common areas. We also
have free complimentary beverages on arrival. Our guest can use the
kitchen free of charge, Kitchen hours are from 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM.
Refrigerator is available for our guest to use to store their food.
Our facility has hot water 24 hours and heating. We do have cameras in
the public spaces for our guest security and peace of mind. Laundry
service is available, please ask our staff for laundry baskets.