A good hostel for backpackers, solo travellers, and small groups.
Dorm Bed: $13.98
Centro, Calle Calama 257 ,
San Pedro de Atacama
Hostal Rural is one of the most popular hostels in San Pedro de Atacama. It has the quintessential backpacker's hostel atmosphere and it's a great place to relax and meet other travelers from around the world. The hostel has a fully equipped kitchen which guests can use as well as a fire place, comfortable hammocks, and many places where you can simply hang out. It really starts to feel like your home away from home. In the evenings after a busy day exploring the area, you can return back and hang out around the fire pit. Guests enjoy swapping travel stories and talking about their plans for the coming days. You're sure to leave here with a few new friends.
The staff is also wonderful, and they can give you all kinds of advice about the best places in the area to visit. They can also recommend tour companies in the area where you can book affordable and quality tours.
The hostel has a family like atmosphere and is a good option for backpackers and solo travelers who want to meet others. There are dorms that sleep four or six people and the rooms are kept clean.