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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 May 2015

(H)well, we had quite the SWELL time! The staff was helpful and hospitable, the beds were huge and homely, and the outdoor space was heavenly! Only wish the pool was heated or we came in summer. But that was our (h)error. Kitchen well stocked minus pepper. Good, quiet location, cool wallpaper, very high ceilings.

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Emily, We are very happy to have received your great feedback :) We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your comment and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you the best and we will be waiting for your next visit. Greetings from all the team Happy House Hostel

Davis County, Utah
Reviewed 12 May 2015

First, you need to remember this is a hostel. It has a variety of rooms, some with private baths, some with shared facilities. There are plenty of other amenities....laundry, kitchen, pool, walking tours. The staff are friendly and (by Chilean standards ;-)) well-organized. The location is within walking distance of the Brasil district with lots of restaurants and bars, as...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Wallschke, We are very happy to have received your great feedback. We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your comment and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you the best and we will be waiting for your next visit. Greetings from all the team Happy House Hostel

London, Canada
Reviewed 5 May 2015

The building was very well maintained, very clean, and well decorated. The location was easy to get to, and near the subway. The staff were all very helpful, spoke English very well. The only thing about the location was that it felt like it was away from the centre of things, but it could be because the first night was...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear DB, We are very happy to have received your great feedback. We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your detailed comment and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you the best and we will be waiting for your next visit. Greetings from all the team Happy House Hostel

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Staff helpful and readyto give full answers to questions. The breakfast was a pleasure to experience. We arrived very late, but a ring on the doorbell brought an instant and positive response to 2 very tired older travellers at the end of a 30-hour flight journey. HHH was also flexible because of that circumstance, and late checkout was no problem...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Nelson, We are very happy to have received your feedback. We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your comment and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you the best and we will be waiting for your next visit. Greetings from all the team Happy House Hostel

Kapiti
Reviewed 21 April 2015

A block away from the metro and easy to get to from the airport and bus station. Great breakfast. Large rooms. Noisy if people come into Reception when you are trying to sleep. Wifi in lobby good, but patchy in the areas at the back. Lovely shady area with great couches. Friendly, helpful Reception staff who speak good English.

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Fiona, We are very happy to have received your feedback. We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your comment and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you the best and we will be waiting for your next visit. Greetings from all the team Happy House Hostel

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2015

I had a great time staying here and I would not hesitate to come back again. I had a chance of cooking my own meal, meet a lot of nice people, and I don't have anything to complain except that some guest were untidy, but that's nothing you can do about it.

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Dalmiro, We are very happy to have received your feedback. We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your comment and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you the best and we will be waiting for your next visit. Greetings from all the team Happy House Hostel

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This hostel is in a great central location - quiet street, close to the metro and round the corner from an excellent restaurant (Las Vacas Gordas). The hostel is in a beautiful old house with high ceilings, decorative plasterwork, garden with small pool. We had a large double room off the massive atrium after the reception desk; I don't know...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Kaygibson2010, We thank you for your feedback and the title of it. We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your comment, however, we expected to get a better qualification from you, specially considering the nice things you`ve mentioned at the beginning of your review, despite the fact that people some times can be a bit noisy...

Boxtel
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Positive things first: nice and clean facilities, beautiful house and spacious place. But.. We arrived at 10.00 and were told the room wasn't ready till 15.00 which was fine cause thats the check-in time. However, when we got back at 15.30 the room still wasn't ready and we had to wait till 16.15. A friend of us could only use...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Ivedsteen, Thanks for your feedback. We also appreciatte every single comment you`ve made in order to improve our services, however, I`d like to leave very clear that it`s not commun at all to get your room after 3 PM, it was unfortunately an unlucky situation because one of our housekeeper got sick and had to leave, which of course...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Sorry we only had one night here. The rooms were great, high ceilings, decorative plaster. Lots of people around, fine breakfast, easy access pool and activities organised by the hostel. Location is good aswell.

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Roisin, We are very happy to have received your great feedback. We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your comment and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you the best and we will be waiting for your next visit (hopefully for more days for you to enjoy the hostel). Greetings from all the...

Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

The Hostel is cheap, reasonably clean (although the floor could use som vacuuming) and the location is ok, 10 minutes to the center with the subway and a short walk to the station. But the best part is the awesome pool area out back with bunch of different lounge sections for lazy days in the sun! We had two different...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Mcfille, We are very happy to have received your feedback. We also appreciate the time you have taken to write your comment and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you the best and we will be waiting for your next visit. Greetings from all the team Happy House Hostel

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Happy House Hostel An Oasis in the heart of Santiago. Located in Moneda Street in the middle of the historic part of the city and just steps from government palace, main square and the main tourist attractions of Santiago. Happy House Hostel offers a high quality service due to obtaining Q seal of quality the S seal of sustainability granted by SERNATUR (National Tourism Service of Chile), besides having an impressive infrastructure, facilities, long market experience and strong commitment of the staff with each of its guests. Our services are: Buffet breakfast, 24 hours of reception, free internet access (Wi Fi and stationary computers), safes in private rooms and lockers in dorms, tourist information and reservations for tours of the season, free luggage storage, laundry, mini bar at reception with 24 hour service of drinks, mineral water and beers, bilingual staff (Spanish - English), recreational and cultural activities (Dancing classes, Chilean BBQ, movie nights, free tours around town, etc.), bike rental, online bus tickets reservations, organization of transport services (only from the hostel to the airport or elsewhere), free national service calls from reception, book exchange, heating in rooms with private bathroom and common areas (winter season), late check out (asking for availability in advance at reception) and a lot more. Our facilities are: Fully equipped kitchen, comfortable and spacious terraces and living rooms, swimming pool, TV rooms with international signal, outside bar, entertainment area (pool table, tennis table, mini football table, chess table and table games), wine cellar with tasting sessions of national strains, BBQ area (including free use of grills) and a lot more. We wait for you :) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Happy House Hostel

Address: Moneda 1829, Santiago 8340493, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago
Price Range: $23 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Happy House Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“make sure the window shutters are closed too, it can be pretty draughty in the hostel which is not a good thing in a Chilean winter”
 of 5 bubbles besty8, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Private double bed room ”
 of 5 bubbles 457denisl, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Big rooms and acces to internet.”
 of 5 bubbles marieannieg2017, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check that all lights have bulbs and be prepared for a 'basic' room for backpackers. No frills”
 of 5 bubbles GreatGodThoth, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Double with private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles angab17, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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