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Santiago Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

I've never traveled alone or stayed in a hostel before so I was hesitant at first but couldn't of picked a better one and that seems to be the general consensus of anyone whose stayed here. The location is perfect it's right downtown in the middle of all the sites and near 2 metros lines in a safe area. The...

Thank nessa8557
Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

Very helpful bi-lingual staff and lovely sit down breakfast. The rooms are fine and quiet enough if you are looking for a good night's sleep. There is a lovely communal sitting area.full of books to read and lovely people to meet. Internet connection and location are good too. Just a little hard to find

Thank Jasmine B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2014

If I leave a review I get a discount... Ergo :) Central Location near Plaza de Armas, wifi is strong and mostly fine. Breakfast is toast & coffee. Hostel staff friendly & helpful, good kitchen area for cooking.

Thank Fruitbeard115
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I was lucky enough to have an 8 bed dorm to myself & still meet lovely people at breakfast. It's in easy walking distance to everything I wanted to visit & had very kind & helpful staff. The hostel is clean & tidy. The only thing not great about the hostel is that the water for the shower was not...

Thank Shari F
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2014

The staff are very friendly and bilingual. The location is good, and close to some of the big attractions. The rooms were very well kept and tidy. I had an enjoyable time staying here and would highly recommend it.

Thank no_huskar
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We stayed in two different double rooms with shared bathrooms. The rooms themselves were fine and clean. The bathrooms were ok and clean but not well maintained so were looking a little worn. Breakfast is included, porridge and yogurt which is served to you, toast and fruit. So nothing to shout about but it's ok. Staff were really friendly and...

Thank Anamariebaker
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Off to a bad start when the airport transfer we had organised through the hostel failed to turn up, which wasn't ideal when we came through departures just before midnight. No answer at the hostel despite 24hr reception. When finally arriving at the hostel a bit after 1am via a private Taxi no apology was offer at reception. Breakfast was...

Thank Tims D
Arifurman, Owner at Santiago Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Indeed this visit happened during low season which is when we take time to renovate/maintain our facilities. That's why some bathrooms were unavailable at that time. We apologize for the pick up not working, unfortunately we can only book it for our guests and sometimes these companies fail with no explanation, that's why we are currently...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We spent 2 nights Santiago Backpackers, we stayed in a double room the was very large, comfortable bed. The room (No. 6) is very light due to the sky light which can be very bright first thing in the morning. The hostel had good communal areas like the TV room, kitchen and outdoor area and service from the staff was...

1Thank SPKN1415
Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Very friendly people, very helpful and very clean! Many cool activities to do! Would absolutely recommend, i am going back there still, even though i life in my own place now! Defintely do the pub crawl with them, sooooo much fun! Location is superb, quite but central. Go there!

1Thank Dennis B
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Santiago Backpackers is a great place to stay for many different reasons. First off, the location is prime. The hostel lies close enough to everything, but far enough so that you can still get a good night's sleep. The ambiance is cozy and clean, and the staff is absolutely amazing! Ari and team are very helpful, kind, and not to...


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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: $15 - $80 (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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