Eco Hostal La Locura del Poeta
For those looking for alternative, unusual accommodation in Isla Negra, La Locura del Poeta Eco Hostal represents an attractive lodging option. Asking people to bring their slippers to feel at home, and leave their worries behind, the family who owns the property makes every effort to give guests a relaxing experience with opportunities to learn about indigenous customs, cooking lessons, massages, skin therapies, poetry workshops, meditation classes, and jewelry design courses.
Guest rooms are decorated in warm colors with fabrics made of natural fibers, full wood paneling, and parquet floors. All rooms are equipped with a heating unit and come with shared bathrooms, while some also have direct access to the terrace, which is a relaxing space decorated with local artisanal items, meant for guests who want to spend time meditating, reading, or resting outside. Other on-property amenities include a common room with fireplace, hot tubs, and a swimming pool. There is free private parking and transportation to and from the Isla Negra bus station is complimentary.
The property is less than a mile from the beach and 10 minutes from the center of Isla Negra and the Pablo Neruda Museum. Santiago's international airport is 65 miles away. There are a few vineyards in the area surrounding the town, and some beautiful nature walks to be taken.
Food & Beverage
There is a fully equipped common kitchen at the property, so guests can buy food in one of the convenience stores and organic stands in town and prepare it at the guesthouse. Cooking classes are offered as well. Coffee and tea are free all day.
There is a number of eateries in town, within walking distance of the property.
How To Get There
Coming from Santiago, take Highway 78 to the coastal city of San Antonio. There, take G-94-F north, and then G-98-F north to Isla Negra. Once there, make a right on Central Avenue and the guesthouse is two blocks before the end of the Avenue on the right-hand side.
Amenities & Services
General:Communal Living Room, Ground-Floor Terrace, Guest Kitchen, Fireplace, Garden, Free Coffee and/or Tea 24/7, On-Site Parking (free).
On-Site Activities:Clay Oven, Beauty Parlor, Reflexology, Cooking Classes, Hot Tub, Shiatsu, Orchard, Anti-Stress Therapy, Massage Service, Yoga Classes, Hammocks, Trapeze, Reiki Treatment, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Aromatherapy, Bonfire Site.
Nearby Attractions:Beach, Trekking, Horseback Riding, Canopy Tours, Nature Reserve, Bird Watching, Museum.
Pick-up and Drop-off
Room rates include transfer from the bus terminal to the hotel.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 1pm
Check-out time: 12am
The hotel operates a non-smoking policy, but smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas.
Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.
Children under 5 years of age are not permitted at this property.
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