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Plaza de Armas Hostel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 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!

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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...

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Reviewed 17 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!

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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

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Reviewed 1 July 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....

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

The staff are all amazingly friendly and always willing to help with anything and everything ...... Perfect location, as an Australian in South America I was worried about safety but the hostel has amazing safety precautions and never had to worry ... The other backpackers I met have now become apart of my family ..... Amazing views facilities are great...

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Zierikzee, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The location is absolutely fabulous. Our room had a balcony overlooking the plaza, great place to start your day. Staff is friendly, kitchen is properly equipped and a lot of info is provided for the various tours in and around the city. A certain added value to your stay in Santiago!

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The place was on the 6 th floor of a very old building. The wooden lift can only fit 2 people with bags but still the conductor packs them in! The building is noisy with cats in the hallway and does not feel safe. There are cats in the reception area also and cat hair on all the chairs. Our...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This hostel is so well located to all Santiago has to offer and there is plenty. Museums, Galleries, Gardens etc. So much history everywhere you go. Most staff at least at reception speak decent English. On check make sure you do not give your PDI slips and tell them they can copy it. We have asked multiple hotels/hostels in Chile...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $18 - $78 (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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“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
 of 5 bubbles Boschvertrekt, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a private room”
 of 5 bubbles CestLeVie, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room in front of the Plaza de Armas”
 of 5 bubbles Cartoon1093, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all room seems good”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“2 is closest to reception, 5 is closest to kitchen.”
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