Ventana Sur Hostal Reviews
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LOVED Ventana Sur! by far the friendliest hostel. I thought it might be hard to meet people in a small hostel but it was certainly not a problem here. Everyone is very welcoming. Its like a little family away from home. Ivan is a very warm hearted generous man.I have never met an owner who is happy to invite you to their home and have an absolute blast doing it! I loved every minute of my stay.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
It was not clean, 1 working shower what also not was clean. Room where not clean. no lokkers.
I had a great stay at ventana sur, Ivan the owner really makes you feel as if you're a guest in his own home & wants you to have the best time possible. The breakfast is good and served until everyone has eaten, no 9.30 finish, so everyone can have a lie in without missing breakfast if they choose. Good BBQs were also thrown & the staff Jason & Lena were great company as well as helpful.
Really loved staying here such a nice chilled out atmosphere! Days spent chilling at the pool and lovely BBQ's at the pool. Little out of the centre but great metro service. Thank you for making me feel so at home Evan and Jason!
This is the hostel for you! Don't think, just visit. Ivan is great, Jason is great, everybody is great. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere (they like a BBQ) and the pool is amazing. Small, but amazing. We spent a week here while I recuperated from an injury, and I wish I had a worse injury so we could've stayed longer. Great location, just wow. Great. Don't think, BOOK!
Very nice and special place in Santiago! Ivan, the owner is a very friendly and takes care of his guests! Our stay there feels like home! The kitchen is very well assorted and clean, also the bathrooms are bright and tidy! Good music to relax the whole day. And finally very pleasant for Backpackers!!! We liked it!
Sorry the review has taken so long guys! We absolutely loved our stay at this hostel and would highly recommend it to everyone. We stayed in a private double room and it was the nicest cleanest room we had in our South America trip, the bed was so comfy!The staff are so friendly and helpful, it was like chilling out at home. The centre of the city isn't a far walk at all and there are lots of restaurants and shops very close by. Can't rate this place any higher than 100% but I would if I could.
Excelent hostel but you should tell people to clean up after themselves in the kitchen. So simple but takes effort.
Great hostel in a really nice neighbourhood. Bedding and pillows are so comfy its a great treat. Staff were really friendly, we had some great nights drinking with them. A lot of guests who are no longer staying there seem to return, some may like this some may not, but it does tell you it's a great hostel.
One of the best hostels I have stayed in across the world. Clean, cosy, friendly and fun. Ivan and Jason are a dream team in owning/running a hostel. I can say many great things about this hostel but all can be summed up with, if you go to Santiago, you have to stay here! (I came for 2 days, 2 weeks later I'm still here...)
Definitely the best hostel in the city! Really nice and clean place, with swimming pool and a great breakfast. Located in a safe neighborhood, close to everything you could wish for and it doesn't take you long to get to any sights. The staff is just amazing! Ivan, the owner, is the most helpful guy in this world and you shouldn't miss one of his famous BBQ's on Friday nights. The atmosphere in the hostel is just unique- it's been fun staying there!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
We enjoyed our stay here very much! ! The owner and staff are lovely and you get a good chance to get to know nice people. The beds are comfortable and the hostal is in a quiet area not too far from city centre and public transports. Recommendable and absolute value for money!
We had a great stay here, definitely recommend it. Ivan and the staff are lovely, very homey place. Not a party hostel, but that might have been the time of year. The room was great, bed was superb, nice having a TV in the private room. The shower wasn't amazing but did the job, Location is good - it's a 10 minute walk from the middle of town but that's good, middle of Santago is a bit grotty. LIttle restaurants and supermarket within easy walking distance
This was an awesome stay :) The Staff is amazing, everything is great, the breakfast was always on time and delicious. IVAN is an awesome host! Always helpful, charming, good attitude and giving advice on where to go and what to do (muchas gracias Ivan, nos encanto estar ahi con vos) Jason: such a charmer, adorable :) thanks luv. Thank you for making our stay cozy and nice. Michelle and Jorge (MEXICO) Abrazos
A wonderful, amazing hostel! Can fully recommend it without hesitation!!
Excellent atmosphere and friednly host. 100% recommendable
Ventana Sur is a smaller hostel, which are my favorite. The staff is absolutely amazing and I couldn't have had a better time there. The breakfast lasts until everyone has eaten and there's always someone around to chat with or have a bottle of wine with in the evening. The kitchen is big and yeah, I couldn't recommend this hostel more!
This was the best hostel we're stayed in during our 11 months of travel. Ivan and Jason were the best, very friendly, helpful and genuine characters. The facilities were great, plenty of bathrooms and nice lounge area, not to mention a fantastic selection of music. Friday night BBQ was awesome. We really had the most amazing stay here. Thanks so much guys, we'll be back for sure.
I loved my stay at Ventana Sur. It's a cozy little place that immediately feels like home. Most of all, Ivan, the owner, goes at great lengths to make your stay perfect. I got a flu due to the chilling temperatures - Ivan moved me to a private room at no charge for me to get better and got more heaters to all rooms, making Ventana Sur is the best heated hostel in Santiago, I believe. Jason at the reception is great fun, kitchen is very well equipped, breakfast good, location great. Will return.