Footsteps Backpackers

Address: Almirante Simpson 50, Santiago, 7500856, Chile | 1 star hostel
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This 1 star hostel, located in the Champs Elysee area of Santiago, is near La Chascona (Pablo Neruda's Home), Jardin Zoologico, Central Market (Mercado Central), and Fine Arts Museum (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes).
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TripAdvisor Reviews Footsteps Backpackers Santiago

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

Travel Blogs from Santiago

Final South American Stop

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets on Apr 25, 2010

Not much to say about my last day to be honest - had a nice wander around taking in the city before heading to the airport for the long journey home. This was an unforgettable experience for millions of good reasons, places and people ... and one or two bad ones (that'll still make for a good story in the future).

My advice to anyone …

Out and about in Santiago

A travel blog entry by redwatt on Apr 02, 2015

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... our group were dropped off at some markets, but I'd jarred my knee on one of the cobbled streets so we stayed on the bus with 3 others and returned to the hotel. We went to a little convenience store to stock up for tomorrow (Good Friday, everything will be closed) and then wandered down to the local Pizza Hut for a lovely lunch. They don't serve wine, only beer or soft drink! Then we returned to,our room for a rest. Our tour guide and bus driver returned to ...

Quito to Santiago via Lima

A travel blog entry by jcarlin on Jan 27, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

... taste test - let me know if you want to join in) I noticed some of their signs that I include for your pleasure, one which I noted to reduce my risk in case of an earthquake during my brief stay, and others to file in the 'future travel ideas' file.

Arrived Santiago and headed across the road to the relative luxury of the airport Holiday Inn where the sunshine filled day made the swimming pool call my name and I very much enjoyed my first post-snorkelling ...

A Pack of Rabid Dogs

A travel blog entry by dodgy on Nov 24, 2014

2 comments, 13 photos

... and snap at just each other nor just the other dogs we encountered. No, these canine bully-boys took great delight in biting the tyres of any passing vehicle - trucks included. But they saved their true ferocity for their most vulnerable victims - motorbike riders and their pillion passengers. On these occasions they sized up their defenceless target's legs and scored a number of direct hits. No wonder we didn't see any cyclists!

The walk took us meandering ...

Sunny Santiago!

A travel blog entry by sue.tonytravels on Oct 24, 2014

1 photo

... Cerro Santa Cruz) that rises up in the middle of the city and came across Santiago Zoo. It felt strange walking round the zoo and seeing monkeys that we had seen wild in the jungle less than a month ago!

On the way back to the hostal we stopped for a drink on a street called Pio No No a very lively street filled with bars with people sat at tables on the pavement and watched the world go past.