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Santiago Backpackers Hostel

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Punakaiki, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed here as soon as I arrived in Chile, when I arrived the staff were awesome! They were so helpful and friendly and very welcoming. Maria even helped me get a doctors appointment which is quality service through and through! I stayed for 4 nights. Only things I would mention is get into the showers early to get a...

Thank Punakaikibeachcamp
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Arriving at 6am with the bus from Mendoza they gave us blankets and let us sleep in the sofas in the living room for a few hours - how nice isn't that? Made us feel home from the start! They also let us have breakfast that morning although we had not booked room until the following night!! We slept in...

Thank Erica I
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I was shown to my room where all the doors were literally broken off the lockers. The ensuite bathroom looked as if it had not been cleaned in a week. While there someone went into my backpack and stole an expensive pair of sunglasses. On a positive note: after my checkout they kept my backpack locked up so i could...

Thank MM27APR20154
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

This is an absolutely lovely hostel. Beautiful, in a great location and with really great staff (Gi in particular was really nice, helpful and friendly). There are lots of maps and leaflets to help with orientation around Santiago and the wifi was excellent. Moreover, the beds are comfortable and the rooms are spacious. Breakfast was a tad lacking but for...

Thank YasmineSAN
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I don't understand all the good reviews on TA. This is one of the worst hostels we've stayed in in 6 months of travel. We stayed in a private twin for 2nights. Pros -The free breakfast was quite nice (toast, jam, fruit, porridge, yogurt and tea/coffee) -The young girl at reception was very friendly and helpful. Cons -The street the...

1Thank qnb10196
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I came to Santiago for 5 nights and stayed the whole time in this hostel. The people who work in this hostel are very kind and trying to help. They are pleased to get reviews and fix problems on real time (not that I had one...). In some evenings they do special things for the hosteds in a small price,...

1Thank NogaKa
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Amazing hostel, amazing team. Well located in the center, close too many places. A lot of event organized by the hostel team such as empanadas lesson ! Best to stay in Santiago. The shower are clean and you have a nice breakfast on morning

Thank Francebyy
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

Really nice hostel centrally located. Has nice social area and kitchen facilities. Rooms and bathrooms are clean and tidy. Staff are super helpful and happy to recommend spots to visit etc. Showers aren't so reliable with hot water but this seems to be all over South America! We're heading back there for a night before flying home so we must...

1Thank nzbronwyn
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

I am now standing at the reception desk. The staff is very kind and helpful in every way. The building has lots of great woodwork and character. The only thing I would recommend is a fan as the rooms are extremely hot in summer.

Thank Rasthomas
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

Cheap, clean, hot shower, good vibes, good poeple, big kitchen.. suger spice and everything nice:) hagafdhdkdbzgsjsksbdbdbdjdjdbdvxbsjsnsbsvsvsvsvsbsjskshzvzsgsbdbdkdjdbdgdbdjdkxhddhdhdbdjdkdkddjdhdhdhdhdkdkdhdhdhdhdhdhdhdjdhdhdkdkdjdjdjdjdhdhhdhdhdkdndhdhdjdjdjdjdjdjdjdjdbdjdkfofjdbdvdjdd

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Santiago's greatest hostel! Perfect location in downtown, 100-year-old restored unit, amazing facilities, extra large beds and more!We offer Furnished apartments, private rooms and cheap dorms to suit every traveler's need. Join our social activities and discover all Santiago has to offer ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santiago Backpackers Hostel

Address: Enrique Mac Iver 661, Santiago, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago
Price Range: €10 - €53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Santiago Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Pick a bed away from window since street light and noise comes through at night”
Kevintrotter123, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“room facing road can be loud since busses pass by frequently, BYOB is welcomed”
COGMarcus, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“dont get the one near reception, loud in the mornings!!”
Lynagh14, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Take the dorm of 10, cheap and you get to know new people”
matthF9604JA, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“avoid the room above the kitchen.”
yumfook, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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