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Really nice and friendly staff! Location ok, we liked the Barrio Brasil. Quite close to the airport bus (Centropuerto). Our double room was super nice, kind of Pippi Longstocking style :-) Beautiful wooden floor, small balcony, pink/green walls and two huge beds. Cons: really loud traffic noise through balcony doors/windows, and also quite a noisy building itself (old wood + you hear other guests). Only one toilet upstairs (shared between 2 dorms+double room). Very good breakfast in cosy room!
Nice friendly hostel. Bit far from town (30min walk to Bellavista) but good local facilities.
Second time we have stayed, again very good hostal. We arrived at 6:30am and were allowed into our room early (luckily it was free) but still good of them to let us in early to sleep after night flight! We emailed Pablo, before we arrived, to see if we could have breakfast that morning as we were leaving early the next day, again absolutely no problem and he responded quickly. All the staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is good without it being a party hostal. Definitely recommended!
I would say Don Santiago is one of the best places I've been on my multiple journeys. Location is great, really close to the worth knowing places at Santiago also to restaurants and supermarkets. The place is great, very clean and with a cool atmosphere. Staff was also great and helpful, thank you Pablo, Pato, Camila and the rest of you guys for all the help. Definetly a very well deserved 5 star grade for Don Santiago.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Staff were great, in particular Pablo who was really helpful. We had a private room which was downstairs close to the communal areas (noisy at times but good ear plugs supplied!). Good breakfast but not served until 9am, wifi good, hot water and good location. 2 metro lines within 5 minutes walk, supermarket close by. Easy walk into city centre (20 mins). Would definitely stay again.
Don Santiago was one of the best hostels that I stayed at on my cross-country trip through South America. I was only planning on staying in Santiago for a couple of days, but continually kept adding more days to my stay. The hostel is cozy - it has 15 beds (one 6 bed dorm), (one 4 bed dorm), and a few private rooms. The staff were great as well - which I really think makes or breaks a hostel. They are all helpful - and fun to hang with. Even jammed with the owner on guitar & piano!
Great breakfast. Staff is friendly, informative and generally very helpful. Very clean. Only problem is that there are only a few showers/bathrooms but that generally wasn't a problem.
Had a good time here. Just enough people to be social, but not a crazy "hands up, playing my song!" kind of place. Staff very nice. Would definitely stay there again.
A really cute hostel which felt more like sleeping in a family home rather than a bed in a dorm. Quirky decoration, good WiFi and amazing breakfast! The staff went out of their way to help you out and their local knowledge was top notch. I'd recommend this place to anyone.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Great hostel! Beast breakfast I´ve had in South America so far. They make you fresh eggs and a variety of fruit cut up plus 2 warm small loaves of bread. Otherwise the hostel is overall pretty good, everything was clean, pretty big beds, good lockers, didn´t seem like too much of an atmosphere when we were there but we kind of did our own thing anyway and a few of the people staying there had been there for over a week because they were just starting school. Definitely reccomend this hostel .
Amazing hostel! It has the feel of a house, cosy and small enough to get to know people, with great common areas. The breakfast is phenomenal and will definitely make you take a later bus out of Santiago so you don't miss it :p Clean, comfortable rooms and bathrooms, hot water - all is great. But the real outstanding part is the staff who will go out of their way to make you comfortable (it might even stretch to a Latin music gig!), always have a smile on their face and are just awesome!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
We loved staying here! Everyone who works here is amazing! Beyond helpful, they're just great people to be with. The decor is cool, rooms are clean, common spaces are cozy, breakfast is great and the location works perfectly. Thank you Pato, Rodrigo, Andreas, Alberto, Pablo and the gang for the best stay.
The facilities were in good shape and were clean. Staff was fantastic and helped plan our stay as well as call and arrange transportation. Location has a few good things but not like Bellevista. Good hostel for the money.
A great start to 12 months away. Staff are friendly and very helpful, breakfast is really delicious. The main part of the city is a little bit of a walk but we enjoyed it, and there are still supermarkets, bars and restaurants close by. Everything is kept really clean and the kitchen is well equipped. Thanks Don Santiago!
Good place to meet fellow travelers, the breakfast is also really good (although a bit late starting at 9...). The bathrooms could be a bit nicer and it would be appreciated, if not as much weed was smoked by the staff... Nevertheless a very enjoyable stay in a good hostel. I would recommend the 6-bed room over the 4-bed room due to the location of the room (not as noisy).
An absolutely perfect hostel. The staff were fantastic, breakfast great and atmosphere brilliant. It feels like a family home. Thanks Victor, Alberto and the rest for a great stay. It's just a shame Chile defeated Australia
Loved this place good all around and 10out of 10 for breaky best ever and staff are great and friendly andy spanish is poor and have us tips and helped us out ,pato especially he loves aussies so if you are an aussie you may have an advantage :) . They have a bbq there they have one recommend to anyone as it caters for couple and singles .
Hostel is awesome, and you really feel at home with the staff. The breakfast is unreal, common areas are big, beds are already done (and with a lot of blankets), and you can bring in your own alcohol. Only downside from what I can remember was that the toilets aren't very strong, so watch out if you take a load in there! Totally recommend this hostel though!!!
It is a really lovely place to stay. Alberto and his staff are really nice and fun and the breakfast is delicious.