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Selknam Hostel

Sazie 1885, Santiago, Chile
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Ranked #44 of 114 Santiago B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bexhill, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Having just arrived in Santiago after a long bus trip, I was relieved to find the hostel which is located close to the subway station, walking to Santiago centre takes about 30 mins. The Staff were extremely helpful, Room was decent, overall good hostel for the money.

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Thank you man, luck in the trip, Namaste!! More

Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This is one of the more inexpensive hostels in Santiago and while it is OK, you do get what you pay for. It is located a bit further from 'Downtown' than I wanted to be, but the hostel is only a five minute walk from a sub-way station so really you're only 15 minutes from Downtown. The rooms are very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

It s a very nice hotel very well located close to shops in a calm area. As Santiago can be quite hote ; the room was very fresh wich was very apreciable.The stuff is very nice and always ready to help you, also to find what you might need in Santiago.I will recomend without any hesitations and will probably stay... More

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Porto, Portugal
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Its a nice hostel and the owners are friendly. It´s well located, close of the mains streets. The rooms are a litle cold, and the hot water is not always turned on, so you have to ask to turn it on. But I will recomend it.

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Hamburg, Germany
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65 reviews 65 reviews
57 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

What a nice dorm! We had single wooden beds, very comfy! The bathrooms were ok and spacious, could have been a bit cleaner sometimes. Same for the kitchen. The breakfast is ok, nothing to get too excited about, but we bought stuff in the nearby supermarket to pep it up. The owner is very friendly and relaxed, had a good... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012 via mobile

So I was initially scared of the bathrooms because of all the reviews I read... But it turned out that they were fine. When they were last renovated someone spilled a bunch of white paint over a dark colored bathroom (including then black bathtub) giving the appearance of dirty bathroom, even though it is not. Our beds were possibly the... More

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Guangzhou, China
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

This place is in a student area about 10 minutes walk away from the centre. It is a safe neighbourhood that seems to have more atmosphere for me than the more well known tourist areas of the city. It is also great if you need to take a bus out of the city as it only 2 metro stops away... More

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14 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

We arrived at 8:30pm after a long day of travel and were told that we couldn´t check into our room because the other people who were in there the night before still hadn´t left! We were promised that they would leave within an hour or two. Eventually we managed to get into our room at nearly 10pm, you can imagine... More

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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

I satyed a couple of nights at this brand new hostel run by three friends in the University district. I had found thir link on www.hostels.com and chose it because its very convenient location, round the corner from where the CENTROPUERTO bus departs to the airport. On their presentation they say they are "ex-hippies". Well... indeed, that's how their place... More

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Address: Sazie 1885, Santiago, Chile
Location: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago
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