Santiago Tips

EL ARBOL RESTAURANT!!

El Arbol is a beautiful vegan restaurant located in Huelén 74, between the subway station Manuel Montt and Salvador.  They have Native Chips, Tofu Bites, Soups, Salads, Pizzas, Desserts, Juices, beer, and wines. If you want to take a walk and discover this amazing vegan restaurant in Providencia, El Arbol is just 20 minutes walking from the Hostal.

Menu?
El Arbol

EL HUERTO RESTAURANT!!

If you don’t eat meat El Huerto is your place! This restaurant has more than 30 years of experience,  its menu mixes a long variety of dishes from all over the world, they teach also cooking and yoga and its located in one of the best neighborhoods to hang out in the city. What more could you want?

Menu?
El Huerto

SARITA COLONIA RESTAURANT!!

The Sarita Colonia Restaurant was born in 2000 in the Bellavista neighborhood of Santiago de Chile, soon become the “must” of the artistic scene in Santiago. Peruvian travesty cuisine, a place where Kitsch dementia and maximalism are expressed in telling diverse stories intertwined with religious, death, life, friendship and gastronomy.

Where?
Loreto 40, Recoleta

Source: Sarita Colonia

CASTILLO FORESTAL RESTAURANT!!

Located in front of the Museum of Bellas Artes, this restaurant is the best combo of History, French Brasseries, and Chilean food. The restaurant has a beautiful terrace where you can enjoy the Parque Forestal. Are you in for this tasty experience?

Menu?
Castillo Forestal

VOLCANO & HOT SPRINGS!!

A remote, majestic and quiet place at the foot of the Andes Mountains, Baños Colina is located about 104 km from Santiago and at 2.500 meters. These natural pools have temperatures reaching up to 50°C and are arranged as outdoor terraces, by calcareous deposits. Enjoy a relaxing and therapeutic hot springs bath in the Andes after a 3 km hike to the view point of the San Jose Volcano.

More Info?
AndoAndes

Source:  AndoAndes

BUSTAMANTE PARK!!

Behind of the hostel it`s one of the most beautiful parks in Santiago! Bustamante park is connected with the largest circuit of parks in the city, has a skatepark, the Cafeliterario and around 2km of green areas.What are you waiting for to go and enjoy of Bustamante park?

EL YESO DAM!!

This reservoir is located in the Santiago Metropolitan Region just 73 km from the center of the city. El Yeso dam has more than  253.000.000 m3 of drinking water and its altitude it`s around the 3.000 mt.  You can visit this amazing landscape, just go to our Providencia Tours and ask!!

More Info?
Embalse el Yeso

LASTARRIA NEIGHBORHOOD!!

Lastarria Neighborhood is a historic neighborhood in the center of the city. Barrio Lastarria is a center for cultural activity, with cinemas, theaters, museums, restaurants and bars.

Where?
Santa Lucia subway station.

More info?
Barrio Lastarria

SALSA DANCING AT PAPAGAYO`S CLUB!!

Do you love salsa and you want to learn new steps? Papagayo`s club is open all the days of the week (except Sundays), and offers classes for just 2.000clp. Every day they teach differents kinds of styles in the coolest ambient and just a few blocks from the hostel.

More info?
Papagayo’s Club

DIVERTIMENTO CHILENO RESTAURANT!

Immersed in the park of San Cristóbal Hill you can find Divertimento Restaurant. Located in the heart of Providencia but away from noise and bustle is a real oasis in the middle of the city.

Where?
El cerro 722, Providencia.
Metro Pedro de Valdivia.

Source:  Divertimento

BELLAVISTA NEIGHBORHOOD!!

The most popular neighborhood in Santiago to hang out is just 10 minutes walking from the hostel. Bellavista invites you to visit its many restaurants, bars, and colorful streets full of people looking for fun.

Tips?
Backstage
La Casa en el Aire

Tips for Backpackers?
Club 57
La Fabrica de Pizza

ORIGINAL GREEN ROASTERS!

One of the best cafes in Santiago it`s in the same block of the hostel! Original Green Roasters is the best combination of tradition, quality, and style. All that reflected in the taste of his coffee.  Besides of getting one of the greatest coffees in the city, they have also excellent breakfasts and pasta.

Where?
Rancagua 040, Providencia.

CENTRO CULTURAL GABRIELA MISTRAL!

The Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral (GAM) is the biggest cultural center in Chile and is located just a few blocks from the hostel, in Universidad Catolica subway station. The GAM Promote visual arts, music, photography, drama, dance, among many other activities.

Billboard?
GAM

CAFE LITERARIO!!

The Cafe Literario is just a few blocks from the Hostal and invites you to visit his public library and chill out enjoying a good cup of cafe. The installation is located in Bustamante park, has free WiFi an open library, and a coffee shop. If you want to take a breath and enjoy the park, you know now where to go!

Where?
Juana de Lestonac, Providencia.

SANTIAGO CABLE CAR!

Inaugurated in 1980 closed in 2009 and reopened  2016, the Santiago cable car is one of the favorites promenades for the tourists and also for the people of Santiago.  You can travel 4,8 km from Pedro de Valdivia until Pio Nono in 20 minutes enjoying the beautiful view that offers the capital of Chile.

How much?
1300 clp.

Centro Cultural la Moneda!

Located just steps from the Moneda Metro and under the Plaza de la Ciudadanía, La Moneda Cultural Center offers the Chilean and foreign public access to the creation and the national and international visual and audiovisual heritage. The Cultural Center receives an average audience of more than 1000 people a day. It offers free admission to all its exhibitions from Monday to Friday until 12 noon.

Where?
Metro la Moneda.

Billboard?
CCPLM

PICASSO IN CHILE!

The exhibition of one of the most important artistic icons of the 20th century comes to Chile. The exhibition includes 35 medium and large format paintings, 41 drawings, 20 sculptures, 20 engravings and 19 photographs, arranged in nine sections that together cover the profuse career of the artist in its different stages that will allow visitors to discover the process Creative of Pablo Picasso in chronological form.

     

How much?
Free until 13:00 hrs.
After 13:00 Hrs,  3.000 clp.

When?
Until March 6.

Where?
Centro Cultural la Moneda, subway station Moneda.

Source: CCPLM

El RINCON DE LOS CANALLAS RESTAURANT!

The Rincón de los Canallas is a traditional restaurant in Santiago de Chile founded in military dictatorship. It receives the name of Canallas since Augusto Pinochet used to call thus its opponents. Being a clandestine restaurant, the people who visited it played among themselves calling each other “canallas”.

Where?
Tarapacá 810, Santiago.

What to expect?
Menu

CULTO BAR!

An innovative and charming at the same time is the proposal of Culto Bar, who makes ode to cult bands which can be enjoyed through its audiovisual scene. Beyond its unique style, it has a variety of drinks and meals that can be enjoyed in the company of family and friends. Culto Bar is located at Lastarria neighborhood, very close from us. For more information on its menu we invite you to visit their website.

culto bar

Where?
Estados Unidos St #246
Lastarria, Santiago

“BARRIO ITALIA”

While walking through the streets, it is very common to find shops where repairs antique furniture as well as galleries, small museums and restaurants to spend a nice evening with family or friends. When you come to Santiago, a must stop is walking around this neighborhood to enjoy and fall in love with this elegant and classic sector.

BARRIO ITALIA