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Plaza de Armas Hostel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel Plaza de Armas is really special in the sense that it is cheap but also right in the city center with the most amazing view over Santiago. The low prices and good kitchen facilities make this hostel very suitable for low-budget travelers like myself, who nevertheless want to experience the fantastic atmosphere of the Santiago city center. I definitely...

Thank Mischa d
Northallerton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't bother! If you want to know why, read on... Location: it's a great central location and the view from the balcony is fantastic. It feels a little sketchier than other areas of the city on a night but we had no problems. Room: interesting stains, stains everywhere! The bed covers were covered in stains of the crusty white...

Thank JAmes M
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This hostel is located in the middle of the city. You can go anywhere easily. And you can see beautiful view at the hostel. Rooms, bathrooms, kitchen are good you will never find any hostel condition like with this chip price😄👍

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 8 January 2017

When we arrived I could not believe what we were told. I made a reservation for a special room the 106, this one was the best they had I was told. I made the reservation 3 months! ahead. When we arrived we were told they had given away the room to someone else, even the fact given that I gave...

Thank Boschvertrekt
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Chill atomosphere, good wifi, good music, great view and area. Theres some compensation for the lower price of coarse yet its worth the lower price for me. Overall good stay. Staff at least tries to help and speaks a resonable amount of english. Theres a place to dry your clothing. They have a list of things you can do around...

Thank James P
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The best hostel in santiago!!! Not expensive and great location!!! The breakfast is good too and the employee's are nice. In thr best place in the middle of the city... you have to come to visit here!

Thank amitsayag
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel is great for couples who want privacy with good price, also the location is really great, near the main subway on the central plaza, the hostel terrace is real fine, we stayed there 2 days, we recommend!

Thank Yarin G
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

My friends and I visit here for 3 days and it was amazing! The view from the Windows is breathtaking! The reception people are carrying and adorable! Worm water in the showers, and good wifi! You need to come her!

Thank חן ל
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

As others say, the location is great. The Chilean staff, or possibly owners, were also very friendly and, to us at least, extremely helpful. We turned up a bit earlier than expected after a long journey and they made great efforts to get our rooms ready. However, the downsides: it is noisy. But the main two reasons for the low...

Thank macneilandjones
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The hostel is in a great location, right on the main plaza with amazing views over the city. However other then that this place is not good! The bathrooms itself are very old, dirty and outdated. Also the dorms, while in big rooms, are dirty and the beds are not ver comfortable. This was the first hostel I stayed in...

Thank JKeller31

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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: RM48 - RM110 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
Boschvertrekt, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a private room”
CestLeVie, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room in front of the Plaza de Armas”
Cartoon1093, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all room seems good”
, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“2 is closest to reception, 5 is closest to kitchen.”
saragV7347TK, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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