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Hostal Rio Amazonas

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hostal Rio Amazonas was a cool hostal located in a beautiful old building. Hostal was centrally located, very close to Plaza Italia. Hostal interiors were charming. Our twin bed room with an ensuite bathroom was large and clean. The hostal did organise airport transfers for a reasonable fee. The breakfast was satisfactory. The free wireless internet connection was fast.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second we've stayed at this hostal and once again found all staff to be very helpful. We like this hostal because it's centrally located with easy access to transport - Baquedano station - and sights and is very secure. It is located walking distance to the zoo and San Cristobal Hill and the restaurant area of Bella...

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a great stay at Rio Amazonas and for a very reasonable price. The staff are very friendly and keen to help with restaurant recommendations or things to do and see. The rooms are very comfortable and spacious. We were in a room with 4 single beds and a private bathroom. Breakfast was very good and a very personal...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We would stay here again in a heartbeat. We had a private room and bathroom. It was clean, spacious and safe. The staff is extremely accommodating in helping to arrange taxis and other recommendations for activities. We loved the shared courtyard area - it was welcoming, colorful and unique. The location is perfect - easy access to Lastarria and public...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I came here on my own, and for some reason was upgraded to the 'matrimonial suite'- no complaints here! Great room. Clean. Loud and creaky floors in hallways, but not a problem at night (I was probably out the latest out of anyone on my floor- sorry!) Perfect central location, beautiful building!

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London, UK
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

There is so much to like about this hostal. The staff are so friendly, helpful and welcoming that you feel instantly at home. The building itself is architecturally interesting and I loved the common parts and courtyard, where I ate a delicious breakfast every morning. As others have mentioned, the location is also very convenient and felt safe. I was...

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived late sweaty and all sorts of traffic screaming at me for holding them up because there is nowhere to park. But - inside the staff checked my booking and sure enough - I had not ticked the box to reserve parking. As I have driven all around South America ticking this box but hey... So the staff said not...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Cozy and comfortable rooms. Well located (less than 5min walk from Baquedano tube station) but quiet. Very nice breakfast and wifi in all the hostel (including rooms). Nice common areas including a cafe and a small patio

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Augsburg, Germany
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Hostal Río Amazonas is everything a traveller could wish for: A beautiful hostal with a quiet patio, really close to Plaza Italia and the Cerro San Cristobal right in the city centre. The rooms are really clean and the staff is so welcoming and helpful! And the breakfast with fresh fruit juice is the best start in a exciting...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Well, I pretty much said it in the intro. The location is conveniently close to downtown, the tube and the popular bar/restaurants of downtown Santiago and everywhere is easy walking distance. The staff are numerous and more than willing to accommodate in any way that is requested of them, with the best multi lingual staff I came across in Chile....

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our colorful Hostal Río Amazonas, a very good choice of accommodation near Plaza Italia, the best location in Santiago, within a few steps of the most famous landmarks of the city. With a safe family atmosphere, our hostal combines the elegance of original architecture with all modern comfort. Meet and share with other travelers during our great homemade breakfast or at the bar of our comfy lounge area, while enjoying an espresso, a pot of tea or a Pisco Sour. We speak English portuguese and French, and will be happy to help you with good tips and advices for your travel in all Chile.We are certified Touristic Quality since 2009 and recommended by international guides books ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Rio Amazonas

Address: Avenida Vicuna Mackenna 47, Santiago 8330019, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago
Price Range: ₹ 5,144 - ₹ 5,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal Rio Amazonas 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“A Room With an Ensuite Bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles ISMETCENGIC, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“One facing the street for great views.”
 of 5 bubbles 346MatthewS, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“small but really comfy, great night sleep, lovely decor and hot shower.”
 of 5 bubbles McDott, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“older bvuilding , superbly maintained so no elevators ...ask for lower floors if you cant handle a few stairs”
 of 5 bubbles yvanbb, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an interior room facing the courtyard, I would suspect they are quieter.”
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 of 5 bubbles Stinz3, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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