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Santiago Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“free dinner”(11 reviews)
“large lockers”(2 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I had an average experience here which was disappoints since it was my first night in Chile - very poor service when I initially checked in, the guy on reception didn't even look up from his computer & when I tried to approach him after...More

Thank be_le_la_26
Response from Arifurman, Propietario at Santiago Backpackers HostelResponded 11 August 2016

Hi be_le_la_26, thanks for your review. We take each of them very seriously and I'm really sorry you had a bad experience on arrival, no one should experience that. I checked the roster and there is only one monday in July where a male receptionist...More

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

the hostel itself is nice enough, with welcoming staff and a spacious kitchen but my friend and I were put in a tiny little cupboard room with just a bunk bed when we booked online for a twin room. it was cut off from the...More

Thank Jude S
Response from Arifurman, Propietario at Santiago Backpackers HostelResponded 11 August 2016

Hi Jude, thanks for your review and for the nice comments regarding our staff and facilities. I would like to apologize for not reacting properly after the leak was fixed, that's our bad and we only wish you would have reported it to solve it...More

Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This hostel is pretty much everything a backpacker needs: safe, clean with informed and friendly staff. It is not fancy, but it is a hostel so that is not required. Unlike their website says, they do NOT have a laundry service. They are helpful with...More

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This place is pretty good for basic backpacker needs but I wouldn't be expecting much more than that. We stayed in the twin room which was clean but it was not as good value for money as it could have been. Don't stay in the...More

Thank jonathonyfromsyd
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Santiago backpackers is a great hostel. I initially booked 4 nights but ended up staying for 10 nights. I then went to Easter Island for a week and returned for a further 5 nights. Was able to leave the bulk of my backpack and belongings...More

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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 ...More suit every traveler's need. Join our social activities and discover all Santiago has to offer Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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"Do not take a bed on the street if you sleep light (trucks)."
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"Pick a bed away from window since street light and noise comes through at night"
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"room facing road can be loud since busses pass by frequently, BYOB is welcomed"
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"dont get the one near reception, loud in the mornings!!"
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