Overview of Hostel
Columba Hostel has been created to fill a growing need for lodging in Viña del Mar, motivated by the large number of persons visiting the city or on their way to other parts of Chile.
Viña del Mar, is recognized as the tourist capital of Chile and as the 'Garden City' for being surrounded by larg
The hostal is located very near the bus terminal in Vina del Mar. After you arrive to the terminal you only have to walk down the street until you reach Valparaiso No. 618 (corner with Quinta Street) The hostel is located on the second floor of the building in this address.
How to arrive to Vina del Mar
Vina del Mar does not have its own airport. The closest airport with commercial service is Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport (SCL) in Santiago, some 1.5 hours away, which offers extensive domestic and international service.
To to get to Via from Santiago's airport, you will catch a bus heading to Pajaritos outside of the airport terminal. This will drop you off at the North side of 'Pajaritos' a bus/subway station on the outskirts of Santiago, cross to the South side of the Subway station to get to the Bus Platform. From here, buses leave frequently for Via and other destinations. It is generally not necessary to have a bus ticket before arriving at Pajaritos
The buses depart from Santiago at Pajaritos Station (Line 1 of Metro Station) or Universidad de Santiago Station. The 2 main lines that travel to Via del Mar are Turbus and Pullman Bus. The bus will drop you at Via del Mar Station, which is 3 blocks east of DownTown
From Santiago by Route 68, they are 115 km. to Valparaiso and 120 km. to Via del Mar.
How to arrive to the hostel
Get off the bus at Via del Mar bus station and walk down the Valparaiso street until you arrive at number 618..
Located at the intersection of Calle Quinta and Calle Valparaiso, one block from the Plaza Vergara (Vina del Mar main square) , and three blocks from the bus terminal. the doors is pretty small, is under the orange sign.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Please note: Check in time: 14pm Check out time: 12pm Credit Cards Accepted. Breakfast Included. VERY IMPORTANT.... CHILEAN TAXES ARE NOT INCLUDED Based on local tax laws, Chilean citizens (and foreigners staying more than 59 days in Chile) must pay an additional fee of 19%. Please note that for tax exemption, foreign travelers must pay in US dollars and present the migration card they are given when they arrive in the country. Foreign business travelers, who require a printed invoice, will also be charged the additional 19% regardless of the length of their stay in Chile. This fee is not automatically calculated in the total costs for the reservation. If you want a late check in, you must notice by email, or phone. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.