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Castillo Surfista Hostel

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Maria Luisa Santander 0329, Santiago 011291, Chile
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay here. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the room and toilets were clean. Our double bed was awesome. The hostel is in a quiet street but is close to a great central metro station which is handy and a short walk to the 'main' areas visited in the city. The downfall for us was... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't stay in dorm room 7 if you don't want to stay up most nights until 5 am drinking Chilean wine with their staff, they're always up for the craic! Special mention for Lauren, the cause of so many hangovers.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this hostel, lots of fun with helpful and entertaining staff. Great hostel to meet people and chill in an open entertaining area and warm lounge room :-) Special thanks to Amie and Lauren for the laughs and great cooking.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Castillo Surfista is one of the most relaxed and friendly hostels I've been to in South America. It's in a beautiful old house in a really nice, safe neighbourhood. The metro is only a few minutes away so it's a great base to explore the city. The rooms are very clean, the staff are friendly, there's a really nice outdoor... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Nice quiet hostel, very friendly staff, beautiful neighbourhood. Breakfast is basic but nice. Good wifi, kitchen and areas to chill out. The dorm room was comfortable, plenty of bathrooms with excellent showers. Not much more you can ask - definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and me stayed two times in this hostel during our travels in Chile. It's a cozy place with nice people, friendly staff a kitchen and comfy beds. We could leave our stuff while going to Valparaiso which was really great and had a great time hanging out in the lovely backyard. It's also pretty close to everything to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Traveling as a backpacker in the past I cannot speak too loudly about the noise at this hostel but being that we got the private room, hoping to get some peace and quiet, we were forced to use ear plugs till early in the morning. The private room is right by the outside patio where people listened to music, drank... More 

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Jonathan M, Owner at Castillo Surfista Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Like any hostel, we will have a bbq or event once in awhile, usually on a Friday or Saturday, but for 99% of the week we try to keep it relaxed and quiet. We have a policy of quiet in the patio after 11:30pm and unfortunately guests will sometimes break this. I´m sure if you had... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This hostel was awesome. Comfortable bed and amenities, clean, the staff and owner were social, fun and helpful. Location is walking distance to the metro, restaurants and bars. Nice outdoor courtyard, always someone to sit and have a drink with. And the hostel dog that skateboards is always entertaining. Special mention to Gigi, Orianna and Nadia for all thier help... More 

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thanks for the compliments! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

If you want a family away from home, you stay at Castillo Surfista. We had an amazing time! The staff makes you feel like home, especially Orianna, Nadja and Gigi made our stay very comfortable. The breakfast was amazing BLUEBERRY WAFFLES!!! The rooms have enough space for all of the bags, you have lockers for your personal stuff. The beds... More 

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Jonathan M, Owner at Castillo Surfista Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the compliments!! Safe Travels!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Had an amazing time in santiago and it was thanks to this hostel and the people i met there! Lovely staff! Orianna makes the best nachos! The dog can be annoying sometimes if you want to eat outside but if he is not around you miss him!

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Jonathan M, Owner at Castillo Surfista Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks! our goal is to be a safe home away from home so we´re glad you enjoyed your stay :) More 

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