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Willka Kuti Backpackers

Arica beachfront guestrooms with comfy beds

  • Free WiFi

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  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 6 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Arica Casino - 8 min walk
  • Arica Sea Museum - 12 min walk
  • San Marcos Square - 14 min walk
  • San Marcos Cathedral - 14 min walk
  • Plaza Colon - 14 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (3 Twin Bunk Beds)
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (2 Twin Bunk Beds)
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Comfort Triple Room
  • Comfort Twin Room
  • Comfort Double Room

What’s around


  • On the beach
  • Arica Casino - 8 min walk
  • Arica Sea Museum - 12 min walk
  • San Marcos Square - 14 min walk
  • San Marcos Cathedral - 14 min walk
  • Plaza Colon - 14 min walk
  • Arica Culture House - 15 min walk
  • Sitio Colon 10 Museum - 15 min walk
  • Baquedano Park - 16 min walk
  • Vicuna Mackenna Park - 17 min walk
  • Chinchorro Beach - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Arica (ARI-Chacalluta) - 25 min drive
  • Tacna (TCQ-Coronel FAP Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa Intl.) - 57 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance


  • 6 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 1:00 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (13 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free
  • Up to 44 lbs


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Onsite parking limited
  • Onsite carport

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Skydiving on site


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Sleep well

  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher


  • Daily housekeeping

Small print

Also known as

  • Willka Kuti Backpackers Arica
  • Willka Kuti Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Willka Kuti Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Arica

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 10 per vehicle (one-way)


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • The national sales tax (19%) may be charged upon check-out to residents of Chile regardless of length of stay, and to non-residents staying in the country for 60 consecutive days or more. To qualify for a tax exemption, travelers must pay for their stay in foreign currency (not in Chilean pesos) and present a valid passport along with the migration card they received upon arrival in the country at check-in. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Willka Kuti Backpackers does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Yes, pets are welcome, with a maximum weight of 44 lbs per pet.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 1:00 PM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Dim Sum (5-min walk), La Bicicleta (6-min walk), and Shanghai (6-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 10 per vehicle one-way.
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Arica Casino (8-min walk) is nearby.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as skydiving. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.