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Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 25 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...

Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Reviewed 25 August 2014

The hostel is clean and good located, the staff is nice and extremely helpful! I can really recommend Santiago Backpackers, I had a great time there! I came to the hostel just by myself and I left the hostel not just knowing new people but also having new friends :)

Thank Elena S
Punta Arenas
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Arriving at Santiago Backbackers very very early in the morning, tired from a long airplane trip and frozen to the bone - I felt very revealed when the stuff of Santiago Backpackers welcomed me warmly, offering me the couch to lie down, some blankets to get warm and an early breakfast to revitalize. I can certainly say that the people...

Thank SteffHerrwig
Reviewed 28 July 2014

The location of this hostel is perfect, wifi is pretty ok and the tv room is good. Dining area is big and lots of cupboard space in the kitchen, but not enough hob space for the size of the hostel and no oven. We were there 4 days and one activity was arranged, but we didn't hear about it In...

2Thank Mkmks
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Planning to stay at Santiago backpackers for two nights, we ended up extending day after and being here for five nights in total. This was partly because Santiago has more interesting things to see than we thought, but also because the hostel is just such a great place to stay. The atmosphere is very comfy, you feel pretty much at...

Thank Anna V
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2014

This hostel was nice but quite scary how full of very young Brits it was! Maybe better for a younger crowd or those on whirlwind tours as they did have lots of stuff organised for guests Really really creaky beds in the dormitory as well!

1Thank tk30485
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Amazing location, can walk everywhere downtown Santiago. Less then a 15 min walks for most museums, statues, parks, night life, and downtown historic center(s). Nice and clean place to stay, with great and accommodating staff. Well worth it!

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 19 July 2014

I really enjoyed this hostel. It was central, close to Plaza de Armas, the fish marked, and Bellavista is in walking distance aswell. The staff was very friendly, and it seems like they have a lot of people of different nationalities in the reception. The breakfast was simple, but very cozy, they set the tables, so it felt like having...

Thank Therese N
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Regina is a great place to stay. I stayed here 2 separate times. The staff are friendly; the place is clean; showers are hot. Several restaurants and cool bars are nearby. The rooftop terrace is great, but it closes early (like 12 or 1) and is sometimes filled with restaurant eaters. They do provide breakfast between 8-10 and it consists...

Thank Christopher P
Iquique, Chile
Reviewed 4 July 2014

I've visited a couple of hostel across the country and I have to say that this is the first one in givin' me all that I was looking for, which is resting, some fun, calm at night, cleanliness, an excellent service and a great space to meet a lot of people from different cultures, all willing to have a nice...

Thank Bastián M

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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: $19 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Santiago Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“dont get the one near reception, loud in the mornings!!”
 of 5 bubbles Lynagh14, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Take the dorm of 10, cheap and you get to know new people”
 of 5 bubbles matthF9604JA, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“avoid the room above the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles yumfook, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I´ve been in two rooms in this hostel: the first one was of 6 people and includes bathroom, and the other one was of 8 people without bathroom. The first was much expensive, because of the bathroom, but it was tiny. I preferred the second, because it had a window and more place. But, the last turned to the street, and there was a little bit cars noise.”
 of 5 bubbles NogaKa, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Bring padlock for lockers in room.”
 of 5 bubbles Fruitbeard115, 22 Dec 2014 | Read review
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