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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 El Colorado Ski Center.
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Travel Blogs from Santiago

CHILE: My Thoughts So Far

A travel blog entry by ztravelz on Aug 17, 2014

5 comments, 13 photos

... s lounge and I was being introduced to everyone, they all kissed me. At first I thought that I was going to have to kiss everyone everyday because that is what they told us in orientation but at my school, it’s not like that. The only people I kiss everyday at work are the 2 teachers that I work with. The other day though, I surprisingly ran into the director, the owner of the school. He knew who I was, but I didn’t know him. He stopped ...

Day 2&3 - Santiago, Chile

A travel blog entry by ben.and.hillary on Apr 20, 2014

57 photos

... stray dogs sleeping around!

The Bellavista area is known for its nightlife. Thankfully we were there during the day as we had a feeling with the number of bars lining the streets that it would get pretty crazy there. Ben had a quiet local beer while we waited for our bus.

We jumped back on the bus and got out at Mercado Central which is a big central market. We had the most amazing (and expensive fish) for lunch. ...

Jan. 16: Hop On-Off tour and Market

A travel blog entry by wanlessmd on Jan 16, 2014

1 comment, 16 photos

Jan. 16, Thursday

This is our last day in Santiago. Tonight we move from the downtown hotel to the Holiday Inn Santiago Airport, a stones throw from the airport. Our plane leaves at 6:00 am for Punta Arenas, where we meet our Antarctica travel group.

Last night we stayed up until 1:00 blogging and getting organized. We woke up at 9:00 am today, and immediately headed out for breakfast. I had eggs with tomatoes and Gary had eggs ...

And the winner is...

A travel blog entry by lrm2164 on Dec 23, 2013

29 photos

... person asking where I was going and if I needed help. On a few occasions the person appointed themselves as my personal escort and we would stroll to wherever I was going, chatting in English about Obama, where they have been in the States and so on.

I took a free walking tour my first day in the city, and although by now you probably know how "tour" adverse I am, I believe that these tours are probably the best way to get ...

The Capital

A travel blog entry by shannen.luke on Oct 28, 2013

58 photos

... next day we wandered around, which was only the 2 or 3 blocks that San Pedro consisted of and stopped for a much needed jug (or 2) of Cerveza. We were still buzzing from our desert fun in Bolivia so we decided not to explore the valleys and desert surrounding San Pedro until the next day. Unfortunately overnight I come down with a nasty cold and could barely get out of bed! Why why why did we wait a day!!! ...