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Casaltura The Boutique Hostel

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London
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We stayed here last year and loved it so naturally we stayed again this year. It’s a very good location with parks and museums nearby - the best parts and the worst parts are on the doorstep. Last year we seemed to wander around the more upmarket parts, this year we seemed to have discovered the unsavoury parts. It’s certainly...

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Sarpsborg, Norway
Reviewed 28 December 2012

old fashion in beautiful style with special home-made atmosphere place created by young , but extraordinary helpful and professional staff. Close to the most important points of the Old Town, metro, busses. Roof terrace with amazing view and possibilities for even work (wi-fi) ! Clean rooms of similary standard,(take more care about bathrooms, please) , very well equipped kitchen with...

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Forli, Italy
Reviewed 6 October 2012

The hostel is very closed to the centre and the "Mercado Central"! It has a very nice terrace on the top. Rooms are very little and there's no place at all for the luggage! Bathrooms are very dirty and busy. Sometimes, for Unknown reasons, are locked! Breakfast is very poor.. Please don't go in Kitchen, you may find secular dirt...

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Paulina L, Director de Recepción at Casaltura The Boutique Hostel, responded to this review
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Casaltura Hostel Boutique cambió su administración a fines del año 2014 tomándola a cargo Valentina Larraín, Socia directora, tataranieta de...

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 6 August 2012

This hotel is clean and comfortable but management is very poor. We stayed four nights and had to pack up and move rooms four times. Each time the room became worse standard with the last room being another flight of stairs up. This hotel is not suitable for those who have some difficulty with stairs but staff have tried to...

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casAlturAManager, Gerente at Casaltura The Boutique Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, We have always been grateful for those who write us and give suggestions. It is a good way to get information and improve our service quality daily. Now, the administration of the hostel, is not totally agree with what the customer wrote here: - After their first reservation (by a Tour Operator), they did not have any problem with...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 July 2012

This place is a pleasant hostel but charges like a hotel. There are 3 flights of narrow stairs to climb (tough with a backpack) and basic amenities so they should not be charging $57US for a room with no bathroom. No major complaints but I think there must be better deals to be found in Santiago.

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Albuquerque, NM
Reviewed 19 April 2012

We stayed here as we transited Santiago to and from Easter Island and then to leave for the Lakes area. CasAltura is centrally located and easy to get from everywhere in the city. There are good choices for food, museums and clubbing nearby. Our rooms were spartan, but confortable.The price was right. Depending on the location, it could be quite...

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

It is clear why Casaltura calls itself a boutique hostel. It oozes old world charm, provides all the usual hostel services & has a central, if somewhat gritty location. The public area were spacious & inviting with ornately decorated high ceilings & comfy furniture. We had double room with private bath & while it was small, it was sunny, cheerful,...

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London
Reviewed 4 January 2012

Booked in for two nights and had probably the worst and best experience of our holiday. The worst being pick pocketed on the Santiago metro, the best meeting such great diverse group of travellers at this very friendly hostel. This attractive turn of the century hostel is on a busy road in a very good location. Despite our room facing...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2011

First and foremost, casAltura is perfectly situated in a very central part of town, within walking distance to all the major sites in the city and just a few blocks away from a metro station if you're travelling outside of the downtown core. Our room was clean, spacious and equipped with basic amenities. We felt very comfortable and safe at...

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san francisco
Reviewed 26 December 2011

Location of this hostel is the best thing, 2 blocks from the Central Mkt and you can walk practically to all the major sites from here. the down side is that the floor squeeks (at least the 3rd flood where all the single rooms are) and I could hear the person next door or in the hallway when they walk....

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable and spacious, or house is decorated stylishly and warmly; the wood takes centerplace, fusing both classical and modern. Illuminated and ample, our hostel is a unique place in the city. We have 2 buildings, located next to each other. The main building is large and divided in two levels, 15 rooms with wooden floors and beautiful details. In addition, it has a terrace on the top. The second building has 4 superior rooms, and with a different entrance which gives a more calmens to our passengers. Our location is privileged, San Antonio with Ismael Valdes Street, next to the forest park; very near to the historic neighborhood of Santiago. Allowing that the tourist can easily accessible places typical of the city, such as: market Central, Plaza de Armas, Cerro San Cristobal, pre-Columbian Museum, Cerro Santa Lucia, Bellavista (Patio), Bellavista La Chascona (Pablo Neruda), La piojera, Centro Mall, Board of Trustees, flag, La Moneda, Santiago Cathedral, Paseo Ahumada, Estacion Mapocho, supermarkets, banks, among others. Also we are happy to invite all our passengers to visit our new restaurant called Adobe Restaurant. Located just next to the Hostel, Adobe Restaurant is the perfect choice for having lunch or dinner in an typical Chilean cuisine of excelent quality, that offers fresh products combined in traditional recipes that will make your visit a culinary experience! If you are staying in CasAltura Hostel don't forget to ask for your free welcome drink and appetizer." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casaltura The Boutique Hostel

Address: San Antonio 811, Centro Historico | (Plaza de Armas Subway Station), Santiago, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago > Santa Lucia
Price Range: ₹ 1,178 - ₹ 4,254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Casaltura The Boutique Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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