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San Pedro Lodging Recommendations

We’ve booked San Pedro & Salar de Uyuni tours for travelers all around the world and we’re often asked for lodging recommendations. All our team members have visited San Pedro de Atacama and have stayed at a number of different hostels and hotels. With this collective knowledge, we’ve compiled our favorite places to stay when visiting San Pedro de Atacama.


– Budget –

Hostal Mamatierra

Just a 10-minute walk from the city center, this hostel is ideal for backpackers and groups seeking a quiet, comfortable stay for a low price. Hostal Mamatierra has earned sterling reviews on for its friendly staff of English and Spanish speakers and its delicious breakfast you can eat in the dining room or take with you on your adventures! The hostel offers shared rooms starting at $26 and single rooms starting at $50. You can use the common areas before check-in and after check-out to meet other travelers in the cozy courtyard or just relax in a hammock! Book Hostal Mamatierra >

Hostal Casa Greda

Located near San Pedro de Atacama Church and the archaeological museum, this hostel provides travelers a warm and intimate stay in the city center. The family that runs Hostal Casa Greda lives on the property, and they prepare breakfasts guests can enjoy even if they leave early for excursions! With fantastic reviews on (9.5/10), this hostel is perfect for families, couples and those traveling in groups. Book Hostal Casa Greda >

Casa Conde Duque

Casa Conde Duque is top-rated for its location — about a 10-minute walk from the city center and even faster by bike! The hostel offers free bike rentals so you can explore everything San Pedro has to offer. Its location also allows for less light pollution, so you can witness the incredible, starry sky for which the region is famous! Rated 8.9/10 on, the hostel’s welcoming hosts will make you feel right at home in the comfortable, budget-price hostel. Book Casa Conde Duque >

Hostal Ayni

From a cozy, shared terrace, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Andes Mountains at Hostal Anyi, which is located just a few minutes from the city center. The hosts put care into every detail at Hostal Anyi so your stay in San Pedro is extra comfortable. The hostel boasts a 9.3/10 rating on, and offers guests yoga classes, a spacious kitchen to cook meals, and hot showers with towels and a hairdryer provided. Book Hostal Ayni >


– Mid-range –

Hostal Pablito

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool that remains open year round, Hostal Pablito is a true oasis in the desert. The friendly hosts provide free, daily breakfast at flexible hours and speak English and Spanish. Relax after a long day with a hot shower or watch satellite TV in your spacious room. This hostel is great for couples, but also offers ample space for groups of travelers. Book Hostal Pablito >

Hostal Montepardo

This quaint and quirky hostel is located within a short walk from the center of San Pedro de Atacama. With decorative knick-knacks lining the walls, roaming cats, and cozy rooms, you’ll enjoy a homey stay at Hostal Montepardo. Relax on the terrace for great views of the one of the most scenic volcanoes! The English, French and Spanish-speaking hosts will help you with arranging airport transfers and answer any questions about the area. Book Hostal Montepardo >

Hostal Etnica

With stunning views of the Andes Mountains, Hostal Etnica earned an 8.8/10 rating on for its location in San Pedro de Atacama. You can cook meals in a shared kitchen and purchase snacks or souvenirs from the shop on site! The friendly hosts speak Spanish and English, and they will go above and beyond to help make your stay in the desert as great as it can be! Book Hostal Etnica >

Ckuri Atacama

You can walk to San Pedro de Atacama in 12 minutes from this rustic guest house, or you can rent bikes for free from Ckuri Atacama and cycle through the city! The property has earned exceptional ratings on — 9.6/10 for its great location, cleanliness and comfort! Guests loved the welcoming hosts, hot showers, authentic feel to Ckuri Atacama. Book Ckuri Atacama >


– High End –

Terrantai Lodge

Located close to the main road in town, Terrantai Lodge offers an authentic Atacama experience. The lodge was built as a house in the 19th century, and due to the building’s unique history, it’s recognized as a Chilean National Monument. When builders began construction of the hotel in 1996, they wanted to pay homage to local culture and landscapes, so they preserved the original Atacameño architecture from the house and used only materials from the Atacama Desert to construct the rest of the modern-day lodge. Stay at Terrantai Lodge to learn more about the history and culture of San Pedro de Atacama in a luxurious, one-of-a-kind setting! Book Terrantai Lodge >

Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

Enveloped completely in natural surroundings, the Alto Atacama Desert Lodge offers travelers an organic and luxurious escape in the mountains. Its top-rated location in the lush Catarpe Valley of the Salt Mountain Range is about a mile from the San Pedro city center. Unlike any other accomodation in the area, the lodge is a destination unto itself! Taking environmental sustainability and local culture into account, Alto Atacama provides travelers an unparalleled experience in the scenic desert! Book Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa>

Holiday Home Atacama Soleil

Located about 3 miles outside San Pedro de Atacama, this scenic mountain abode is run by a warm and welcoming couple, Viviana and Phillipe, and their children. It’s the perfect accommodation for a large family or group of friends, as the property includes outdoor play equipment for kids, barbecue facilities, and ample dining and living space. The pet-friendly space is also soundproof, so you can get a good night’s sleep in the shadows of the Andes Mountains. Its location outside the city is no problem, as airport shuttles and tours easily pick up and drop off from this accommodation. It also allows for spectacular views of the night sky! Book Holiday Home Atacama Soleil >