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Castillo Surfista Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I stayed twice in this hostel, when I first arrived in Santiago and now that I ended my trip. I decided to stay here at first because it was a small hostel -which usually are my top choice to stay at as it is easier to meet other travellers and feels less crowded while using the amenities. There were several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The staff here were extremely welcoming, thoroughly willing to provide every want or need, especially Sarah (not her real name) and Bob (that's what the locals call him). There is an excellent dog called Duke (his real name) and the atmosphere here is fantastic, a social event every evening. We stayed here whilst looking for a place to live and... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

It has been a great time at castillo surfista santiago. Stayed there a couple of days at the beginning of our surftrip down the coast of chile. Met some nice guys there. The dorm is not that big but its okay. Duke is a lovely dog, but sadly the garden is to small for him.

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Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We had a good stay at Castillo Surfista Hostel. It has nice rooms, ok breakfast, great wifi and is very reasonably priced. It is situated in a great location and is away from the noise of the city. The hostal was fairly quiet at night providing a good nights sleep. Only downside was as the building is quite old the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We booked to stay at Castillo Surfista for 5 nights and quickly extended for another 2 on arrival because we liked it so much. All the rooms are nice but the doubles are epic, they are furnished like a great bedroom back home and are huge! The owner is a really nice, laid back guy and all the hostel volunteers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Being located in Providencia, it is away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. However, it is close to a lot of the neighbourhoods of interest like Bellavista, Brasil and the center. It was nice to use this place as a base and explore the rest of Santiago and very close to the subway, supermarkets and restaurants. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed here for 2 nights, a bit to short to see everything from Santiago. This hostel is located just outside all the crazy busy hectic atmosphere of Santiago. It is only a 5 minute walk from the subway station. The hostel is bit hard to find as the logo is very small and on the side of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

So I guess, after spending some time traveling, you know what you like: Small hostels, lovely, genuinely interested and helpful staff, clean and orderly facilities? And you like to meet people who like to hang out on a patio and share a glass of wine or two? Then you are exactly at the right place Castillo Surfista provides all that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place! Love this hostel. Booked for four days and I'm still here for almost a month now. The staff is amazing - super helpful, always funny and we had some amazing evenings. Love the big, skateboarding dog 😉 Highly recommended place!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights, one in a dorm and the other in a private. Both options are incredibly comfortable. The staff team are great, 'Bob' (that's not his name,but what the locals call him) was excellent and extremely helpful from the outset. The location is around a 15 minute walk to Bellavista and has a supermarket 1.5 blocks away. Great... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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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 

Additional Information about Castillo Surfista Hostel

Address: Maria Luisa Santander 0329, Santiago 011291, Chile
Location: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago
Price Range: $14 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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