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Santiago Backpackers

2.0 of 5 Enrique Mac Iver 661, Santiago, Chile
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If I leave a review I get a discount... Ergo :) Central Location near Plaza de Armas, wifi is strong and mostly fine. Breakfast is toast & coffee. Hostel staff friendly & helpful, good kitchen area for cooking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to have an 8 bed dorm to myself & still meet lovely people at breakfast. It's in easy walking distance to everything I wanted to visit & had very kind & helpful staff. The hostel is clean & tidy. The only thing not great about the hostel is that the water for the shower was not... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly and bilingual. The location is good, and close to some of the big attractions. The rooms were very well kept and tidy. I had an enjoyable time staying here and would highly recommend it.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in two different double rooms with shared bathrooms. The rooms themselves were fine and clean. The bathrooms were ok and clean but not well maintained so were looking a little worn. Breakfast is included, porridge and yogurt which is served to you, toast and fruit. So nothing to shout about but it's ok. Staff were really friendly and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Off to a bad start when the airport transfer we had organised through the hostel failed to turn up, which wasn't ideal when we came through departures just before midnight. No answer at the hostel despite 24hr reception. When finally arriving at the hostel a bit after 1am via a private Taxi no apology was offer at reception. Breakfast was... More 

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Arifurman, Owner at Santiago Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Indeed this visit happened during low season which is when we take time to renovate/maintain our facilities. That's why some bathrooms were unavailable at that time. We apologize for the pick up not working, unfortunately we can only book it for our guests and sometimes these companies fail with no explanation, that's why we are currently... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We spent 2 nights Santiago Backpackers, we stayed in a double room the was very large, comfortable bed. The room (No. 6) is very light due to the sky light which can be very bright first thing in the morning. The hostel had good communal areas like the TV room, kitchen and outdoor area and service from the staff was... More 

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Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Very friendly people, very helpful and very clean! Many cool activities to do! Would absolutely recommend, i am going back there still, even though i life in my own place now! Defintely do the pub crawl with them, sooooo much fun! Location is superb, quite but central. Go there!

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Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 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... More 

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 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 :)

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Punta Arenas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 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... More 

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Address: Enrique Mac Iver 661, Santiago, Chile
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Location: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Santiago Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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