This is one of the best places I stayed in South America. And one of the cheapest! It is a big house in a ritzy area of a rich city. The location is sublime. Everything is walking distance. And when I wanted to go further out, there were public transport options everywhere. I made my film debut in the park next door by complete fluke - right place, right time! And Metropolitan Park, less than 30 mins walk from the house, was a great highlight.
On the last day I had an overnight bus to catch and didn't leave until around 5pm, which was fine by Jon. It is just a relaxed place like that.
Hard to believe I could get change from $20 per night here with breakfast included.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- WINNER OF THE HOSTELBOOKERS 2013 EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR CLEANEST HOSTEL IN SOUTH AMERICA. Come experience a boutique-style fusion of CALIFORNIA SURFER and KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE, nestled within a large 100 year old house in one of Santiago's most unique and safest neighborhoods. My name is Jonathan, a lifelong traveler and California surfer. This hostel is new, a place I created for backpackers, students, ocean lovers, and gonzo spirit soul surfers. I decided not to cram the rooms with beds so you and intimate groups of new friends can stretch out and have the entire house to yourselves, complete with a large kitchen, patio with BBQ, garden, LED TV room, dining room and computer room. Party all night long or take a moment to relax alone. It's all possible here. We are strategically located in the heart of Santiago, in an area of great historical, cultural and natural value. This exclusive area is very close to the typical places of the city: Parque Bustamante, Plaza Italia, San Cristóbal Hill, Barrio Bellavista, Rio Mapocho, Parque Forestal, a large supermarket, laundromats, restaurants and more. ... more less
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