There is a great selection of hotels for your visit to Santiago, Chile!
- Castillo Rojo (4-star)
- Cumbres Lastarria (4-star)
- Ismael Hotel (3.5-star)
- Magnolia Hotel (4-star)
- Singular Santiago (5-star)
The Castillo Rojo is in the Bellavista neighborhood, and all the others are in the Lastarria area.
In general, hotels in Chile have:
- All hotels have a/c, telephone, TV, hairdryer, free Wifi, safe, minibar, laundry service extra.
- Some will have a gym, pool, and massages.
- All hotels can be loud (especially on weekends), no washcloths, and dim lights in the bathroom.
1) Castillo Rojo (4-star)
This is a historic 100-year-old boutique hotel in the Bellavista neighborhood (slightly north of the other hotels) with antiques and lovely architecture.
It has 20 rooms from fairly small to spacious suites. The lounge on the second floor offers coffee and tea 24 hours, and wine hour 5-6pm. Breakfast has a small buffet of fresh fruits, yogurt, cereals, breads, muffins, and sandwiches. Eggs are made order as are espresso drinks.
Just 1 block down is the Patio Bellavista, which is an outdoor square with dozens of restaurants, shops, bars, ice cream, and coffee shops. This spot is worth a visit no matter where you are staying — so cute and fun!
The other great thing about this neighborhood is its proximity to San Cristobal Hill. You can take a funicular or cable car up and down, or it is an easy hike to the top if you want to stretch your legs after a long flight. It has amazing views of the city and the mountains beyond, and the Sanctuary at the top has a lovely white statue of the Virgin Mary.
2) Cumbres Lastarria (4-star)
Cumbres Lastarria has 70 rooms on 8 floors. The main floor has a large lounge area with 24-hour espresso machines. There is also a large outdoor patio and a wine store area that is a hotel sitting area.
Rooms have 1 king bed, 2 twin beds, or triple. They have a large shower, coffee, and slippers (no robe).
The restaurant is on the top floor, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast is a buffet. It is a large restaurant with extensive windows and open kitchen but only 2 tables outside.
The pool is also on the roof top, and there is a fitness center.
3) Ismael Hotel (3.5-star)
The Ismael Hotel is next to the Parque Forestal (Forest Park) on the north end of Lastarria. It has 9 floor with a deck and pool on the rooftop. It has a hip, modern feel.
There are 44 rooms, all the same but either city view or garden view. They have desk, balcony, microwave, coffee, and 1 robe. Rooms have either a king bed or 2 twin beds — no triples. There is 1 suite with a large bathtub and 2 balconies.
The restaurant serves a breakfast buffet including eggs. There is also room service with a simple menu.
4) Magnolia Hotel (4-star)
The Magnolia Hotel is a historic building built in 1929 (check out the original floors and walls). It is located on the west side of Santa Lucia Hill, so it is a 2-block walk to the Lastarria restaurants, but it is in a quieter neighborhood.
There are 40 rooms — Superior, Deluxe (3 with Balcony), Junior Suites (3), Magnolia Signature Suite (1). The first 3 floors are the historic building (stone walls), and the top 4 floors are new (wooden walls). It is worth looking at the other floors than where you are staying to see the architecture.
All rooms have tea kettle, coffee, robes, and slippers. The beds are all super-king or 2 twin. No triple rooms, but a bed can be added.
On the first floor is a large lounge area, but it is made into smaller, cozy nooks. There is a library, which is take-one-leave-one (organized by color). There is a free open bar in the library (limited), a full bar on the main level, and a beautiful rooftop bar.
There is a massage room and small fitness room.
The restaurant services breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast is a buffet. The rooftop bar serves a full menu. When the hotel is near capacity, the rooftop bar is closed to the public.
5) Singular Santiago (5-star)
The Singular Hotel has 62 rooms with a comfortable, sophisticated feel. There are 4 types of rooms: Lastarria, Classic, Singular (some with balcony), and Suite.
All rooms have the same amenities, so they mostly differ by size, location, and balcony. Classic and Singular rooms can have king or twin beds, and they can get a rollaway bed for a child. Families can get 2 connecting rooms.
All rooms have a desk or table, comfortable chairs, makeup mirror, and washcloths. They also have a coffee station, complimentary water and soda, umbrellas, robes, and slippers.
There is a spa with a dry sauna, steam room, locker rooms, massages, and jacuzzi for couples. If you arrive early, you can use the locker rooms and shower.
The gym is open 24 hours. It has the largest gym of these hotels.
There is a dining room on the ground floor for breakfast. It is also open for lunch and dinner during high season.
The rooftop bar serves lunch and dinner. Guests have priority at the rooftop bar. The outdoor pool is also found on the rooftop.
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