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Featured Hostels in Santiago

Hostal Casa Aborigen
2 out of 5
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The price is SG$58 per night

Located in Barrio Italia, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Baquedano and Clinica Santa Maria. Costanera Center and Plaza de Armas are also within 3 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (7 reviews)

"The place is in a good location. Some rooms have usb ports some don’t. Take your own soap and shampoo because they don’t have it as most hostals. Good place to stay one night!!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr,2019

Hostal Casa Aborigen
Hostal Providencia
2.5 out of 5
Avenida Vicuna Mackenna, 92, Santiago, Region Metropolitana
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The price is SG$59 per night

Located in Downtown Santiago, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Forest Park and Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. Patio Bellavista and Pontifical Catholic ...

4.1/5Very Good! (157 reviews)
Nice hostel

"Nice place, cute decor. The first time we stayed, we had a room to the side of the building courtyard and it was very quiet. This time, we had a room directly over the courtyard and the music from the bar was very loud."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan,2020

Hostal Providencia
Hostal Forestal
2 out of 5
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The price is SG$49 per night

Located in Lastarria, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Forest Park, Plaza de Armas and Clinica Santa Maria. Costanera Center is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away. ...

4/5Very Good! (171 reviews)
Best way to end our trip!

"This was our last 'stop' for our SA backpacking adventure, and was the best hostel we stayed in. At first look you might get put off by the graffiti (which is everywhere in Santiago), but this place is great inside. Booked the private twin room (for an amazing price), and arrived at a ridiculous ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar,2020

Hostal Forestal
Bento Hostel - Adults Only
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Located in Downtown Santiago, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Brasil and Plaza de Armas. Movistar Arena and O'Higgins Park are also within 3 miles ...

Bento Hostel - Adults Only
Pariwana Hostel Santiago - Adults only
2 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is SG$17 per night

Located in Bellavista, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Patio Bellavista, Plaza de Armas and Santiago Town Square. San Cristobal Hill and Plaza de la Constitucion ...

4.3/5Excellent! (12 reviews)

"The best hostel I have ever stayed . No doubt about it ! Absolutely loved the people , the accommodations and the atmosphere !thanks to everyone , specially Jessica ,Rodrigo , Maria , Liliana and Mari ! And to mr Ignacio who was always really nice !"…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec,2019

Pariwana Hostel Santiago - Adults only
Hostel Boutique Merced 88
2 out of 5
Merced 88, Santiago, Metropolitana
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Located in Lastarria, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Forest Park and Santa Lucia Hill. Plaza de Armas and Palacio de la Moneda are also within 2 mi ...

4.2/5Very Good! (44 reviews)

"Great value for the money. The kind of place you stay when you are young & idealistic & broke. Not necessarily for traveling retired grandparents."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct,2019

Hostel Boutique Merced 88
La Casa Roja
2 out of 5
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Located in Downtown Santiago, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Brasil and Plaza de Armas. Movistar Arena and O'Higgins Park are also within 3 miles ...

3.6/5Good! (45 reviews)

"Very nice staff and great location. We enjoyed our stay in Santiago."…"

Reviewed on 26 May,2019

La Casa Roja
Hostal Yungay
2 out of 5
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Located in Downtown Santiago, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Plaza Brasil and Plaza de Armas. Movistar Arena and Clinica Santa Maria are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)

"Staff were helpful, place had plenty of showers, lots of space... pretty decent for a hostel. the breakfast was pretty small... 2 slices of bread, some jam, fruit and coffee/tea"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jun,2019

Hostal Yungay
Plaza de Armas Hostel
2 out of 5
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The price is SG$54 per night

Located in Downtown Santiago, this hostel is steps away from Santiago Town Square and National History Museum. Plaza de la Constitucion and Palacio de la Moneda ...

3.7/5Good! (43 reviews)

"The staff were great! The amenities were unique offering food or drinks in the evening as an opportunity to socialize."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar,2020

Plaza de Armas Hostel
Happy House Hostel
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This family-friendly Santiago hostel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Brasil and Plaza de Armas. Movistar Arena and O'Higgins Park are ...

3.9/5Good! (62 reviews)
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"Very nice staff and great backyard to hangout at"…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov,2019

Happy House Hostel
Hostel Casaltura
2.5 out of 5
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Located in Downtown Santiago, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Forest Park and Plaza de Armas. Clinica Santa Maria and Movistar Arena are also within ...

3.8/5Good! (122 reviews)

"Nice old style flair in house from about 1900. Very close to the city center. Nice places to sit down, like a roof terrase and another living room."…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb,2020

Hostel Casaltura
Ventana Sur Hostel

Located in Barrio Italia, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Baquedano and Clinica Santa Maria. Costanera Center and Plaza de Armas are also within 3 ...

4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)

"The staff was super friendly and helpful. Comfortable bedding, towels provided, cute pool area for lounging, good WiFi. Loved the neighborhood, which is pleasant to walk around and had tons of great places to eat and drink."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct,2018

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Other property types in Santiago

Holiday Inn Santiago - Airport Terminal
Holiday Inn Santiago - Airport Terminal
4 out of 5
The price is SG$167 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"we liked the proximity to the Airport. The staff were very helpful. The room was very comfortable, the meals very delicious and generous. Loved the quirky style of Hotel. Thought the free use of a computer bank was great especially as it was easily accessible."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar,2020

Holiday Inn Santiago - Airport Terminal
Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura
Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura
3.5 out of 5
4.4/5Excellent! (894 reviews)

"Good location, nice staff, well cared building, good gym."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar,2020

Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura
Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago
Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago
4.5 out of 5
Enrique Foster 30, Santiago
4.7/5Exceptional! (107 reviews)

"Great customer experience while staying at this hotel. All the staff at the reception desk were really helpful. I was travelling with family on vacation during COVID concerns that were impacting global travel. Very supportive and helpful staff as I navigated travel changes and exited Santiago. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar,2020

Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for a low-cost place to stay in Santiago, one of the 50 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Santiago for good value, so you can save your money for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its live music venues and museums.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Santiago?

Good weather's always better when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically January and February, while July and June are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 29° C and night-time temperatures average 8° C
  • April-June: 24° C is the daytime average and 3° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 20° C and night-time averages are around 3° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 29° C during the day and 6° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 342 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Santiago?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • San Cristobal Hill
  • Palacio de la Moneda
  • Santiago Town Square
Natural Features
  • Plaza Baquedano
  • Uruguay Park
  • Sculpture Park
Cultural Attractions
  • La Chascona
  • Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center
  • National Museum of Fine Arts

In general, Santiago is known for its:

  • Live music
  • Cafes
  • Museums
  • Tours
  • Shopping
  • Theatre
  • Festivals
  • Cultural attractions
  • Entertainment

How to Get to Santiago and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in Santiago (SCL-Arturo Merino Benitez), located 10.2 mi (16.4 km) away from the city centre. Once you're on the ground, you may want to make use of public transport. Walk to nearby metro stations like Salvador Station, Manuel Montt Station and Baquedano Station. If you're eager to explore more of the surrounding area, head over to Santiago Central Station to take a train.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Santiago?
By going with a hostel, you can cut your spending on lodging and save more of your money for fun things to do during your trip. You can check out the live music venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), low prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Santiago?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start: Hostal Providencia - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bustamante Park Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a bar. You’ll find towels and linens in all rooms. Hostel Boutique Merced 88 - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Baquedano Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers and linens. Happy House Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Heroes Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Rooms come with towels, lockers and hairdryers. Hostel Casaltura - Located within a 5-minute walk of Plaza de Armas. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a rooftop terrace. You’ll find towels, showers and desks in all rooms. Hostal Yungay - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Santa Ana Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers and hairdryers in all rooms.
What's the seasonal weather like in Santiago?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are June and July, with an average of 10°C. Average annual rainfall for Santiago is 253 mm.
What is there to see and do in Santiago?
In general, Santiago is known for its live music, cafes and museums. Major attractions include Costanera Center, Plaza de Armas and Movistar Arena. Get out into nature with places such as Cajon del Maipo, O’Higgins Park and Las Animas Waterfall. Cultural attractions include Museum of Chilean Precolombian Art, Museum of Memory and Human Rights and National Museum of Natural History.
What's the best way to get around Santiago?
You can fly into the nearest airport in Santiago (SCL-Arturo Merino Benitez), 10.2 mi (16.4 km) from the city centre. After you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transport. Take advantage of metro transport at Salvador Station, Manuel Montt Station and Baquedano Station. If you’re eager to see more of the area, make your way to Santiago Central Station to hop on a train.

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