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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Rugendas Santiago
Everything was neat, Well decorated, the staff was very nice and helpful.
Everyone speaks english.
Breakfast is included, and it's big.
Close to the subway and Many restaurants, bars, banks, supermarkets, etc.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Rugendas Santiago
Travel Blogs from Santiago
... Some guys with drums strapped to them went kind of loco, spinning around impossibly fast while still playing, in a sort of shamen like trance. I pulled myself away and spent a couple of hours looking at lots of amazing old art pieces at the museum.
In the evening, I went to Galindo, a genuine Chilean restaurant in Barrio Bellavista. It was packed with locals. Always a good sign. I sat outside for a spot of people watching. ...
... Chile's universities, the majority of which are private. I donated a thousand pesos to his cause, but he guilted me into donating double that by telling me this was only about one dollar when converted. Finally starting up the hill, my camera, which I haven't charged for a few days, immediately ran out of battery. Feeling disheartened by this stroke of bad luck, I kept walking, though now dragging my feet. I almost didn't notice that I had drifted into the middle of a crowd. A ...
... of the day walking this lovely city!! Beautiful sunshine, great shopping, wonderful food. It was fantastic to just catch my breath and explore on my own without a time to be somewhere :) Santiago is a good city to wander - there is the Bohemian sector, a big shopping complex, a gastronomic area and a cultural precinct with beautiful parks and gardens. Flamingoes and black necked swans were a highlight of the city park :) I spent he afternoon in the bohemian quarter ...
... American 'pisco', an alcoholic drink distilled from wine (we think?) which kind of tastes like a really strong margarita. We made our way to Bella Vista, a shop/bar/restaurant kind of scene a ways away from the hotel and had more food and drinks. We hopped around a few restaurants/bars and eventually made our way back to the hotel around 11:30 Chilean time (8:30 central time)...it's been a LONG 24 hours.
... heard from some other travelers that they were allowed to cross the Malawian boarder without having a valid visa. They just paid a non-refundable fee of USD 20 and then had to apply for a visa at any immigration office of Malawi where they were asked to pay USD 70. Nevertheless, we asked directly at the Malawi High Commission if this procedure was possible and they denied it.
Malawi High Commission in Dar es Salaam:
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