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Plaza de Armas Hostel

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Very well located just in the centric Plaza de Armas of Santiago, but looks old and simple. Warm water barely worked in private room, breakfast was poor (even for a hostel) and wifi only works in common areas. I'd rather stay in other areas of the city (which are not too far from downtown anyway) and have better value for...

Thank Raúl P
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This place is perfectly located, right in the heart of Santiagos city square, can walk down and see the local talent busking away. Staff are friendly , the breakfast wasn't anything special, but downstairs has all a backpacker needs to fill their empty stomachs

Thank chanse t
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We actually changed our flight and left Santiago early due to the filthiness of this hostel. I don't know why the other reviews are decent. Maybe they have a totally separate set of rooms from the ones we saw. The state of this place was APPALLING. The room was absolutely filthy when we walked in. Stained sheets, dirty, hair everywhere,...

1Thank n0w011
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Plaza de Armas hostel for three nights when we arrived to Santiago. We arrived at 7am and they let us sleep on the couch until check in at 2. The hostel is very clean and updated, the showers are hot, and the kitchen is nice. The view is great too. Breakfast is the typical South American bread...

Thank Leah R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We only stayed here for one night. As we had an early flight next morning and arrived lateish, we weren't fussy about the room and booked a cheap double twin room without a window. We were pleasantly surprised that the double window was made out of glass which made the room lighter than anticipated. We could also organise our airport...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 August 2016

My experience at Plaza de Armas Hostel was very good. Located on the city center, it's a perfect place to visit Santiago. The room was perfectly clean and opened on to a big terrace. The breakfast was good : coffee, toasted bread, jam, etc. I recommend this hostel without hesitation!

Thank Cartoon1093
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We stayed in a private room with a balcony to the Plaza de Armas and a kitchen area that is shared with one other private room. Our room and restroom were simple but spacious. We had private wifi in our room so it was fast. The receptionist and commons area had a chill vibe with plenty of open space, natural...

Thank Pauline_RJ
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Plaza de armas hostel is nicely located on one of the most recognizable places in all of Santiago. Overlooking the Plaza itself, this hostel on the 6th floor boasts impressive features and surprisingly low prices for such a central location. Strongly recommend it!

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 3 July 2016

its a very good place in the city center its a perfect place to visit Santiago and stay several days for cheap there is a simple breakfast but eniuth to start a good day its very clean quite relax and there is a beautiful view

Thank Petya S
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The location is fantastic, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the view of the plaza was marvelous. Their beds are very comfortable and I slept soundly and deeply. I never once felt uncomfortable with my belongings (but bring a lock for their lockers). I loved the charm of the building and the elevators are a fun ride every time....

Thank Sara G

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the main historic centre of Santiago: the Kilometre Zero of Chile. This hostel is located in the last floor of a building from 1869, "Portal Fernández Concha" in front of the Plaza de Armas, the main and first square in the history of Chile. Our Hostel, with a contemporary concept and design, offers the best experience for travellers looking for new adventures on a walking distance. In the Hostel you will have the chance to enjoy our shared areas, relax in the living room while listening to music or watching TV, checking your emails, or spending time in the terraces where you can enjoy the view and watch all the activities going on downstairs in the square. In our terraces you can also sun bathe or enjoy a Chilean barbecue, with the best view of the Plaza de Armas and the city centre. If you want to have more fun, take part in our weekly activities, which include BBQs, tours, and parties. You can also easily visit many places in Santiago, since we are located just in front of the Plaza de Armas subway station. Our rates include: breakfast, linen, free internet access (Wi-Fi), and daily cleaning of each room. We also welcome wheelchair users, so we have special bathrooms and entrances. Here, in the city centre, you can find museums, art galleries, Santiago's Cathedral, parks, restaurants, banks, stores, cafés, historic monuments, the post office, all the most important information about Santiago, and a beautiful and contemplative view of this meaningful square. Our staff is young, professional and experienced in tourism. They are always waiting for you to give you the best service about tourist information, places to visit as well as to invite you to enjoy the facilities Plaza de Armas Hostel can offer you. We invite you to live end experience the cultural exchange that our country and hostel can provide with the best view, service and location ever. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plaza de Armas Hostel

Address: Compania de Jesus 960 dp 607, Santiago, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago > Centro Histórico
Price Range: $24 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Plaza de Armas Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 12
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“wifi no disponible en todas la habitaciones”
mariteo2016, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Never agree on room 110”
  • light was broken, they placed a reading light instead!
  • the bed was okay
  • broken no repair
  • decoration
  • amazing view
  • light was broken, handle of the shower was broken
  • in fact this was a triple room
Boschvertrekt, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a private room”
CestLeVie, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room in front of the Plaza de Armas”
Cartoon1093, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all room seems good”
, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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