H = Hotel,   CG = Camp Ground,   FCG = Free Camp Ground,   Hos = Hostel,   Cab = Cabanas
Chile
 
Province/Region Town Accom. Type Name Location GPS Coords Price for two Facilities Date
Region 01 Iquique Hos Hostal Casona Just off the seafront. S20 13.394 W70 08.866 CLP20000 for Dbl room. CLP16000 for Dorm. Clean rooms, hot showers. Friendly and helpful owner. Wi-Fi. Close to town. Information available. Breakfast included. We got a Dbl room for the price of a Dorm for the second night.  Dec. 2010
Region 02 Calama H Hostal Nativo We rode around town for hours trying to find a hotel, South of town just off RN25. S22 27.779 W68 55.686 CLP15000 + CLP2000 for parking. Clean rooms, hot showers. Secure parking next door. Dec. 2010
Region 03 Copiapo H Residencial Chanarcilla Traveling North on R5 exit for Copiapo and follow signs for center. Av Chanarcilla is 3 blocks past TUR Coach terminal. Take 3 right turns to bring you onto the right part of the street. Easily seen on the right hand side. Parking opposite. S27 22.173 W70 20.009 CLP12000 Small rooms, dark but clean. TV, Shared toilets and showers with hot water. 10 minute walk to town. Nov. 2010
Region 04 Los Vilos Cab Cabana's Corsario Drake Come off RN5 Pan American H/Way at Los Vilos. Take a left towards Los Vilos town passing info kiosko on right. At the top of the rise take a right down dirt track for 3 or 4 blocks to sea front. Turn right, Cabana's on left. S31 54.379 W71 29.946 CLP15000 5 Cabana's on site. Clean but could be cleaner. In need of a freshen up generally. Secure parking. 10 minutes into town. Oct. 2010
Region 04 Caren CG, Cab Valle del Sol, Rio Grande Camping Take a right at Monte Patria for 30KM's. Campsite on right as you enter Caren. S30 51.087 W70 46.451 CLP5000 On the river. Shaded sites with free electricity and individual lights. Asado's. Clean toilets and showers but no hot water. Private observatory, viewing by invitation! Swimming pool. Oct. 2010
Region 04 La Serena CG, Cab Camping Hippocampo As M/Way section of Pan American H/Way finishes at La Serena stay left. At McDonalds signturn back towards Coquimbo and take slip road signed for Av Del Mar. turn right at the lights over level crossing. End of road turn left for 2 blocks and turn into Los Lucumos, camping on right. S29 56.033 W71 16.853 CLP6000 Shaded sites with Asado and free firewood.Hot showers cleanish toilets. No lights at night. On the sea front.10 minute ride into town. Oct. 2010
Region 04 Vicuna CG, Cab Rancho Elquino From the main Plaza, with the info office on your left go straight ahead on San Martin, crossYunguy and take the next left into Independencia. Camping isn't signed but is only a cpl of hundred yards down Independencia on the right. S30 01.693 W70 42.863 CLP7000 A small site but very tidy and clean. Grassy areas to pitch the tent though not shaded. Seats, BBQ's provided (but not wood) and a shady area to sit under, also a room to sit in from the cold. New clean toilet and shower block but no hot water, as it is quiet the owners have said we can use one of the cabanas for a hot shower if we want. No wi-fi. 10 minute walk into the town. Possibly accept 4x4's. Oct. 2010
Region 05 Los Andes H Hosteria Rucuhue 2 and a half blocks East of the plaza. S32 50.086 W70 35.540 CLP24,000 No camping in Los Andes out of season. Carbinera escorted us to here and sorted out the booking in for us. Very comfortable, clean rooms, sat t.v. and wi-fi. Restaurant attached though we didn't use it, smelt good ;-) Breakfast included. 5 minutes walk to town. Oct. 2010
Region 07 Lebu[1] CG, Cab Camping La Fortuna Through town on the RP160. Get Directions from Info office in Plaza S37 37.193 W73 38.504 CLP5000 Lots of room and shade. Hot water (sometimes). Swimming pools and BBQ pits. Electricity Feb. 2010
Region 07 Tome CG, Cab Camping Claro de Luna Through town on the RP150 S36 36.958 W72 55.615 CLP15000 per site Individual sites with BBQ pits and table & bench. Electricity. Cold Showers! Natural swimming area. Feb. 2010
Region 07 Curanipe[2] CG Camping La Serena About 5 KM's South of Curanipe on Coast road. S35 52.449 W72 39.922 CLP5000 per site Individual sites. BBQ pits. Small shop on site. Electricity. Hot showers. Right on the beach. Feb. 2010
Region 07 Vilches CG, Cab Camping Los Aromas Take RP115 from Talca Direction San Clemente. 20KM after San Clemente take road for Vilches until reaching the site. S35 33.674 W71 13.923 CLP6000 No electricity or hot showers. Lots of room and shade. Right on the river. Restaurant and small shop on site. Seating area with power points and free movies/entertainment at night. Nice site overall. Feb. 2010
Region 09 Pucon CG Camping La Poza Follow the main road through town to the lakeside. Campsite is a couple of hundred metres on the left. S39 16.839 W71 58.747 CLP7000 A very shady site, not much sun at all. BBQ's dotted around the site. Campers kitchen with cookers and fridges and electricity. Showers old and a bit grubby at times. Free Wi-Fi if the owner likes you! Feb. 2010
Region 09 Metrenco H Hostal Am Tul 8KM's South of Temuco on the service road running alongsidethe R5 S38 49.998 W72 37.456 CLP15000 for a room Nice clean house with comfortable rooms, 2 bed or 3 bed. Very friendly owner. 2 minute walk to roadside café and supermarket. Feb. 2010
Region 10 Futeleufu CG Camping Espajero Traveling north on R231 follow the road to Chile/Argentina border. Take 2nd left (Lautaro) after the plaza, then 2nd right (Balmaceda) for block and a half, lst on the left before Laguna Espejo. S43 11.085 W71 51.660 CLP6000 Nice campsite in well kept garden of local house. Hot clean showers. Comfortable room to sit in with log fire. Free wood. Electricity. Can pick up Hotel Yelcho's Wi-Fi. 5 minute walk to town. Friendly Owners. Feb. 2010
Region 11 Puerto Tranquilo CG Camping Pudu 1KM SW of Puerto Tranquilo on R7. S46 38.104 W72 39.871 CLP6000 New site on lake with sheltered (fenced) camping areas with fire pit. No electricity. Banos and Duchas at the top end of site. Hot water and very clean. Town 10 Minute walk away. If coming from South reception is 500Mtrs after the entrance to save you a walk! Jan. 2010
Region 11 Coyhaique CG, Hos Hospedajera Follow R7 into town.Take the right turn for El Centro for 500Mtrs. Turn left onto Simpson Almirante, Hostel 50 Mtrs on left. S45 34.661 W72 04.090 CLP6000 for a room.[3] It was freezing cold and pouring with rain when we arrived in Coyhaique, so decided on a room for a change. Campground is a bit of sheltered lawn behind the house. Use of toilet and shower in the house. Close to town. Not suitable for 4x4's Jan. 2010
Region 11 Puyuhuapi CG, Cab Camping La Sirena Just off R7 in Puerto Puyuhuapi. Follow road into town turn left into Hamburgo (just after tourist info), turn right along the shore, last campsite on right. S44 19.570 W72 33.640 CLP5000 A good find. Campsite has shelters to pitch the tent under although they are more like barns than shelters. Also individual sheds with burners for the smaller tents also with wood burning stoves. Free wood supplied. Electricity. The gravel floors are the only downside, but even that is not a problem.The owners are very attentive, making sure the fires are burning and everything is ok. A full kettle of Agua Caliente and fruit from the garden supplied on arrival. Town is 5 minute walk lots of Mercados and free internet in the tourist office. Not suitable for 4x4's Jan./Feb. 2010
Region 12 Punta Arenas CG, Hos Hostel Independencia Go through town on Bulnes Av, Ruta 9 then take the Espana split, turn right on Independencia and Hostel is about 100 mtrs on right. S53 09.812 W70 55.075 CLP5000. Rooms also available. Very small area for camping. Very small and busy kitchen. Hot showers (2). Wi-Fi. Close to town. Small area for 4x4's Jan. 2010
Region 12 Puerto Natales CG, Hos Josmar 2 Follow Ruta 9 to Montt Pedro, then left onto Bernardo 'O Higgins, left onto Prat Arturo, left onto Esmerelda. S51 43.716 W72 30.229 CLP8000. Rooms also available. Nice individual camping areas with table and BBQ. Use of kitchen and sitting area inside. Wi-Fi. Jan. 2010
Region 12 Torres del Paine CG Hosteria Las Torres Inside the park. S50 57.981 W72 52.199 CLP8000 Nice site under the Torres del Paine. Hot showers if you are quick. No electricity. Very expensive shop on site CLP3500 = £5 for a loaf of bread!!! Stock up before entering the park. Jan. 2010
Region 15 Arica H Hostal Villarrica Just out of town on RN5 S18 28.589 W70 18.757 CLP15000 Clean rooms with cable TV. Hot showers. Wi-Fi. Free parking Dec. 2010
Region 15 Putre H Hostal Cali On main road through town. S18 11.872 W69 33.517 CLP12000 Clean rooms, hot showers on request. Wi-Fi. Free parking, just enough room to get the bike in alongside owners two tour buses. Dec. 2010
Tierra del Fuego San Sebastion FCG Motel la Frontera 500 mtr before Chilean exit (travelling N - S) S53 19.287 W68 39.661 Free Motel has rooms for US$60. Hot showers (if Dragoman aren't on site!!) Nice but pricey restaurant. Electricity after 19:00 Jan. 2010

[1]
User:
We are unsure but believe that this site was destroyed in the earthquake March 2010.
[2]
User:
This campsite was destroyed in the earthquake March 2010.
[3]
User:
The owner was going to charge us CLP6000 each but dropped to CLP3000 each when we went to ride out.