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Hostal Forestal

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Valparaiso, Chile
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed with a few friends at Hostal Forestal a few times, and each time we have stayed there we've noticed the friendliness of the staff, the quality of the rooms and amenities, and the expansive kitchen facilities. I highly recommend Forestal to any travelers looking for a clean, fun atmosphere in a nice part of Santiago

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you very much for your review. We work hard to keep this place like a home to all of you while you're travelling around Chile. Your opinion is really important to us, it allows us to become better everyday. Come back anytime, always welcome :) Regards from the HF team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this hostel so much that I didn't want to leave! The rooms are cleaned every day, and there are great kitchen facilities and socialising areas. The events put on every few evenings makes it easy to meet people. And of course, the staff are fantastic and help create a great atmosphere! Highly recommend Hostal Forestal - thanks for...

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Thank Annie G
HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

Annie! Definitly, our guests make everything easier. We're really happy with your coment and we work hard to keep our standard. We can only be greatful for your review Remember: When in doubt, travel... so, come to see us again ;)

Bergen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First I stayed in another hostel from where I moved to Forestal to finally meet cool new people and this one didn't let me down! What an awesome time I had with the staff and the guests :) Facilities are great, there is a good vibe aaaand you get free terremoto's (cocktails) on monday!! Sad to leave this place 😢

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

What a title! Robin: Thanks for your comments, thanks for your review and finally, thanks for be one of the awesome guest that we have the pleasure to host! More than glad to see that you enjoyed your stay and you'll be welcome anytime. Good news: we are working in others ideas as terremoto's night! comming soon... :) Keep traveling...

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here are friendly, helpful, and flexible. They will go out of their way for you! The woman working at the front desk was super nice and helped me free of charge with phone calls and internet after I was robbed. Common and breakfast are good.

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

We're glad to know that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you very much for your review and we will continue working to always offer the best service. Greetings from the whole team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice rooms with good beds and the best breakfast I had in 3 months traveling in south america! Stayed here for 3 nights. Close to the restaurant and bar area. Friendly staff! Definently recommend this place to stay.

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

Hello Sanne! More than happy to read your review. Thank you very much and you'll be always welcome here. Kindly regards from our friendly staff :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our time in Forestal so much we came back a second time after a few days in Valparaiso. The first time we stayed in a private twin room, a little surprised it was bunk beds but not the end of the world. The second time we stayed in a dorm and we brought some friends we'd met in...

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

Charlotte! What a lovely review you hade made for us! Nothing more to say than thanks a lot for all the information that you wrote here and, we are agree with you: if you want a souvenir from Santiago city, you must do a City tour. Big thanks from all HF staff members!

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Safety is outstanding! 24 hour receptionist called my taxi at 4:00 am sharp for airport departure! Storage room is big & proper storage safety procedure is enforced. The only downside is smelly fresh wall painting in room 7 & talking noises till 3:30 am from common area. I stayed in rm 7, upstairs couple may not know their coupling noise...

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

Hello Hanney! Thank you really much for mentioning some of our service such as 24 hours receptionist service and the storage room. We try hard to manain a proper balance between hostel related activities and a pleasant stay, here at Forestal. However, we are sorry to read about this and we're willing to make respect the time limit, which is...

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I got welcomed in the hostel by Juan, absolutely liked the guy! Super friendly and helpful as the whole staff actually. They help you literally with everything you need. Everything is super clean and the hostel definitely has his own style. The reason I gave them four stars instead of five is due to some confusion from their part in...

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

Hello Immie! Thank you very much for the recommendation! We are glad that you liked it despite the inconvenience, for which we apologize. We hope you enjoyed Santiago city and Chile. A big hug from all the staff :)

Voerde, Germany
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Unfortunately I only had three days in Santiago but the time I spent there was awesome! Hostal Forestal is very central located in the city center of Santiago so it´s possible to walk to most places. Otherwise there´s a bus station and a subway station very close by. The hostel is clean and cozy and it´s so easy to meet...

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

Hello isabel! Many thanks for the recommendation and to mention the things that you liked about the Hostel. Santiago is an interesting city and has more and more things to do. You will be welcome here whenever you want. Regards from our team :)

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Go there,!! - I stayed in this hostel 4 times and it was always absolutely great! Here's why: - it is absolutely great located in a Bohemian district and right around the corner of the parque forestal. - You have really nice common hang out areas that are kept quite after 23.30 - you get towels for free, the beds...

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HostalProvidencia, Director de Recepción at Hostal Forestal, responded to this review

Hola Laura! After 4 times you become part of the Forestal family :) Thank you for rating us. If you ever decide to come back to Santiago, we will be glad to having you again. Greetings from all your "amazingly, friendly and helpful" staff XD

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal Forestal is currently a classic and with no doubt the best hostel inside the trendiest Lastarria - Parque Forestal - Bellas Artes neighborhood. Its unique location, next to transportation, local attractions, cafes, restaurants, parks, museums, bars and clubs makes a perfect place for your secure stay in Santiago.Created and currently run by its owners, two young Chilean experienced travelers (Benjamin and Rodrigo) which had the idea to create a unique Hostel in the best location of Santiago de Chile. A place which makes you feel at home and an atmosphere to meet other travelers, relax and party up with people just like you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Forestal

Address: Coronel Santiago Bueras 122, Santiago 8320135, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago > Santa Lucia
Price Range: $20 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Forestal 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“the rooms on the far side away from the main road are quieter”
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“Rooms on the 2nd floor are a bit quieter.”
ChrWils, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Way too loud”
mikehS5030TK, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“DON'T take the room next to the entrance door!!”
lyra26, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The downstairs rooms can be loud, as well as the rooms near the street on weekends.”
JoelE8, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
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