Uphill from the bus terminal, Residencial El Talquino (Pérez Rosales 114, tel. 065/253331, eltalquino [at] hotmail [dot] com, US$9–11 pp with breakfast) also offers kitchen privileges for a small additional charge.
To the west, Casa Perla (Trigal 312, tel. 065/262104, www.casaperla.com, US$11 pp with breakfast) offers rooms with shared bath, hot showers, kitchen privileges, and laundry facilities; while it’s not Puerto Montt’s most appealing neighborhood, the sociable owners speak English, and the cozy common areas include a small library.
Nearer the port, responsive Hospedaje Rocco (Pudeto 233, tel./fax 065/272897, www.hospedajerocco.cl, US$11 pp with shared bath and breakfast) also offers Internet access and kitchen privileges. Residencial La Nave (Ancud 103, tel. 065/253740, US$11 pp with private bath) is well-located and well-regarded in its range.
© Wayne Bernhardson from Moon Chile, 2nd edition