Chiloe Austral Hostel is a backpacker hostel located in Ancud, Chiloe Island - hosted by its owners, a chilota" family, all born and raised in this land. Due to this characteristics all guests will have the choice to learn about this fantastic culture, its traditions and lifestyle, such as "curanto", a chilota typical food which is prepared and served by and for the owners and guests. The building has a typical "chilota" architecture, it was built all by its owners with evergreen wood. At Chiloe Austral Hostel guests are offered fully and half day tours and excursions. The hostel is located about half block from the seashore or the "costanera" avenue, only two blocks from the Cruz del Sur bus station, 800 mts from the municipal bus station, four blocks from the regional museum, downtown main square, the cathedral and local market where you can buy seafood, fresh fruit and vegetables as well as try the delicious local couisine. You will experience a wonderful stay at the hostel with a great sunrise and sunset view at the sea from all the rooms and glass terrace. You can enjoy our roofed barbecue area, the entertainment room which has cable tv, laundry service,wireless internet connection, board games or just sit and relax at the porch on the second floor. We can also arrange tours in the island, car, bike and kayaks rental for you.