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Santiago Backpackers

Beaux Arts hostel within walking distance of Plaza de Armas

  • Free WiFi
ZAR 393

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  • I stayed in the private apartment (thought was on sight) But it is down the street from…

    Mar 14, 2020

  • Spacious private room with bathroom, bery clean. Great location. Breakfast not great, but…

    Feb 14, 2020

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  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 4 shared guestrooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Self-serve laundry

Feel at home

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Garden
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • In Downtown Santiago
  • Plaza de Armas - 5 min walk
  • Clinica Santa Maria - 27 min walk
  • Forest Park - 2 min walk
  • Basilica de la Merced - 4 min walk
  • Museum of Contemporary Art - 5 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Superior Room B/P
  • Standard Room Double B/C
  • Dorm estandar femenino 6 adultos B/C
  • Standard Room - 2 beds B/C
  • Dorm estandar 8 adultos B/C
  • Dorm estandar 6 adultos B/C
  • Economy Room B/C
  • Triple Room B/C
  • Dorm superior 6 adultos B/P
  • Dorm superior 8 adultos B/C
  • Twin 2 Bed Apartment Ensuite
  • Double Bed Apartment Ensuite
  • 2 Bedroom 2 Bed Apartment Ensuite
  • Superior Apartment


  • In Downtown Santiago
  • Plaza de Armas - 5 min walk
  • Clinica Santa Maria - 27 min walk

What’s around


  • In Downtown Santiago
  • Plaza de Armas - 5 min walk
  • Clinica Santa Maria - 27 min walk
  • Forest Park - 2 min walk
  • Basilica de la Merced - 4 min walk
  • Museum of Contemporary Art - 5 min walk
  • National History Museum - 6 min walk
  • Mercado Central - 6 min walk
  • Santiago Town Square - 6 min walk
  • National Museum of Fine Arts - 6 min walk
  • Santiago Museum - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL) - 18 min drive
  • Santiago Central Station - 16 min drive
  • Bellas Artes Station - 5 min walk
  • Puente Cal y Canto Station - 6 min walk
  • Armas Station - 7 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance


  • 4 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 2:00 PM - midnight. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Airport shuttle*


  • No onsite parking
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1918
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library


  • Accessible bathroom

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Things to enjoy

  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Shower/tub combination

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Shared accommodations

Small print

Also known as

  • Backpackers Santiago
  • Santiago Backpackers
  • Santiago Backpackers Hostel
  • Santiago Backpackers Santiago
  • Santiago Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Santiago Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Santiago

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for CLP 10.0 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • The national sales tax (19%) may be charged upon check-out to residents of Chile regardless of length of stay, and to non-residents staying in the country for 60 consecutive days or more. To qualify for a tax exemption, travelers must pay for their stay in foreign currency (not in Chilean pesos) and present a valid passport along with the migration card they received upon arrival in the country at check-in. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Santiago Backpackers does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Santiago Backpackers.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Aji Seco (3-min walk), Too Much (3-min walk), and Los Tesoros del Inca (3-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Santiago Backpackers also has a garden.
  • 8,0.Very good

    Renato, 2 night trip with friends, Jun 11, 2018

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