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Huge early 20th C colonial house. The 2 bars, pool and several communal areas give it 'party hostel' potential but as always it depends who's around. The staff were ok but were more helpful when they smoked less! The private room was airy and the bed comfortable. Replacing / repairing / covering the floorboards in the upstairs corridor would help a lot of ppl sleep easier. But would highly recommend anyway.
Great facilities, clean, staff could be more helpful. There's also so many of them that it kind of feels like you're crashing their private party.
On the upside, the Casa Roja is in a beautiful building, and is well located - about a fifteen minute walk from the centre of Santiago. It has a great bar and a pool, good communal areas and a tasty nice breakfast. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Downside, it is NOISY. OK, it bills itself as a party hostel, but I could hear the couple in the next room screwing, plus the floorboards creak loudly anytime anyone gets up for a pee in the night. That's just bad soundproofing. Bring earplugs
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Only stayed for one night for a flight the next day, but wish I had more time. Excellent vibe outside with a party going on that night, easy to meet people with a pool outside. Pretty big hostel as well, and kitchen facilities are like nothing I have seen in any other hostel. If I am back in Santiago for a longer time, will definitely stay at this hostel compared to others I had stayed in before.
I wanted somewhere inexpensive & fun to stay at. La Casa Roja was a great choice. The aging elegance is Chile but the facilities are good. Provided you have the social skills to strike up a conversation you will meet many interesting people from all over the world. My Spanish is minimal but most of the staff & guests have good English. I have travelled extensively over the years. La Casa Roja will be a repeat visit next time I'm in Santiago.
- Novice Nomad
- New Zealand
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Massive private double room with good shower. Free coffee each for booking with hostel world. Helpful staff for giving info about getting round city to bus station.
Travel and Living, defenetly a good slogan for this huge colonial house in Santiago de Chile. I had being 5 months on my adventure, and i can say that this hostel have everything a travellers need, pick up service in the airport with a cool driver, nice and lovely staff at reception, most of them foreigners, big rooms with comfy beds, and the best the big garden with pool and bar in the pool. Perfect conditions for meeting people, party, sometimes a bit noisy,
Needs some maintenance asap has so much potential but everything seems to be falling apart
Big hostel with a nice garden, really pleasant to chill. Dorms are spacious, with lockers and plugs. A good place to stay!
Hostel is okay, the dorms and bathrooms are average, but the pool area is really cool! The staff here aren't very nice or helpful though.
The staff was very helpful when asked for information, but the men's room wasn't good. Room 19 is awful.
Very good hostel! Bit dirty in places but it's a hostel, what do you expect! Great atmosphere, great kitchen and most of great staff and people! Definitely recommended!!!!
Need a printer that works for guests and also laundry arrangements. I couldn't get either done here.
Rates for this hostel would be higher if quiteness is ensured outside the dorms. In fact many noises came from the corridors and the other premises of the hostel. I'm not referring to the noises of late nate parties, but at the noises of some guests that they did in the early morning which made harder the sleep of the guests staying in the dorm.
Unfortunately, the most of the staff was not so so helpfull and cleanness also.
Terrific atmosphere, perfect place for the solo traveller. Might be a bit rougher around the edges than its sister hostel, pricnesa insolente, but if you want to make friends and have a great time meeting tonnes of people, then give this place a whirl, it made my trip in santiago.
Atmosphere is perfect. Great for solo travelers. They have a nice bar, a ot of common areas, activities almost every night. Staff is super nice. They could improve the showers, they're a bit old. And the matresses and pillows. The beds aren't so confortable, but the rooms are huge and they have great lockers. Seriously, I've stayed in another hostel in Santiago, more confortable and new, but no atmosphere can compare to the one in Casa Roja. Highly recommended.
The kitchen facilities were great, as were the girls behind the desk, however it is super cold inside. Location is ok