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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good location, great breakfast with the best quality bread, cheese, salami and more. Very good wifi, good hot showers in spacious bathroom. Very nice garden area with a pool! Good soft cuddly beds. Most importantly great staff and an amazing owner. Came back 3 times. Sanne

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a week at the start of my travels in Chile, and returned again on my way out. It felt so good to come back--like a family reunion, even though most of the travelers were ones I hadn't met yet. This hostel is very small but incredibly friendly and social, and Ivan makes sure you feel at...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Out of all the countries I traveled in South America this hostel was the best. Ivan was an awesome host, had bbq's by the pool, helped us with everything we needed, gave great recommendations. The hostel was clean, cozy and the rooms were bright and sunny. Great location in the Barrio Italia neighborhood of Providencia. Close to everything! I stayed...

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lovely hostel with some of the better rooms in a large trip across South America. Reasonably priced with helpful staff. Splashed out a bit and stayed in the bungalow next to the pool. The pool maybe could do with a clean but the rest of the hostel was bright and clean. Breakfast is provided but very basic, which is fairly...

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We read fantastic reviews of this place and booked 3 nights in the bungalow which cost a bit extra. We were unfortunately disappointed. We were kept awake every night because the social area was right outside the room - people played very loud music and were pretty rowdy until late every night. The hostel made no effort to encourage people...

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I've enjoyed this hostel the most while on my 4 month trip. Ivan is awesome and easy to talk to, he has bbqs occasionally and allows you to use the full kitchen or living room for movies and etc. this is like having your own place and it is a great setting for fun talks and meeting new people. I...

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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This hostel is an easy walk or metro to everything. The atmosphere is great, the staff (Ivan in particular) are super friendly and helpful. During my stay it felt like hanging out with friends more than staying in a hostel. Well worth the visit overall.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights after we'd visited the Central Valley for wine tasting. First impressions were excellent. The check in process was smooth. We were given a map, all info on the city was explained and if we needed anymore info it was clear we could ask as there's 24/7 reception. The beds are really comfy (I loved...

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Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

This little oasis was our first stop in our travels in Chile, and Ivan sets the tone for how friendly, warm and welcoming EVERYBODY is. Staff takes their cues from Ivan; ask for anything in regards to your needs or travels. And the Big Table out back is welcoming with conversation, and shares, with all different cross culturing occurring. At...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I wish I could have spent more time here. An easy 20 minute walk through a linear park to the centre or a five minute metro ride on the best line for most things travellers want to do. Good kitchen and amenities but what makes this hostel is the owner Ivan and his staff. Nothing is too much trouble and...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Ventana Sur Hostel is backpacker´s oasis in the heart of the safest sector of Santiago, Providencia. You will be welcomed as a friend, and if you feel like it, Ivan and his staff will show you the hidden sides of Santiago. If you just want to relax, no problem: There´s a relaxed patio with swimming pool, terraces in the shadow of a orange tree, a large book-exchange and games.We are looking forward to welcome you in our characteristic old house that was modernized completely just last year. Enjoy our free breakfast with bread and cereals, take one of the free bikes. Also included: Linen, Towel, Lockers, kitchen facilities... Make us your base to get to know this American Metropolis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ventana Sur Hostel

Address: Claudio Arrau 340 | Providencia, Santiago 7501288, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago > Providencia
Price Range: €18 - €42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for a low bunk when booking!”
 of 5 bubbles MM27APR20154, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you're a couple who still like their privacy go for the private double.. It has an en suite toilet and shower, with a private balcony over-looking the swimming pool... Just perfect! Super cheap too!”
 of 5 bubbles nialm2013, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in first floor. The rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles thiagoc554, 14 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The double room with own balkony in the upstairs floor is a very nice choice. Dorm beds are cheaper and also cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles Jumarei, 21 Sep 2013 | Read review
“we had the double garden suite, big comfy bed and very cosy duvet, tv and air con. it also had a private bathroom with a big shower.”
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 of 5 bubbles Lisa1982mendoza, 10 Feb 2013 | Read review
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