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Reviews of La Chimba Hostel

Hostel | Ernesto Pinto Lagarrigue 262, Recoleta, Santiago, Chile .

92.0% Overall Rating

349 out of 370 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (10/08/2014)

"Nice hostel if you´re travelling alone, you can easily meet other travellers. Nice staff and good location! I would definately recommend this hostel!"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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92.0%

Overall Rating

349 out of 370 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'La Chimba Hostel'

Atmosphere
92.8%
Location
95.2%
Facilities
90.4%
Cleanliness
88.0%
Staff
95.2%
Value
91.2%
Safety
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Michael Gilmartin

12 November 2007 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: This was the perfect hostel! Located in the coolest area of Santiago....Bario Bellavista!! The staff were excellent. Do the wine tasting it was brilliant!!

Disliked: Michael left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

04 November 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very helpful and the atmosphere was great - from both the staff the fellow travellers. This hostel is convenient to everything - shops, restaurants, bars and a 10-20 minute walk to key tourist attractions. 24 hr access to the internet is also a bonus so we could easily check further bookings and communicate with family and friends back home. Myself and two mates stayed here and we will be coming back here when we get back to Santiago in a weeks time. Thanks for a great stay :-)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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josephine doherty

25 October 2007 josephine would recommend this property

Liked: It had absolutely everything you needed. Staff were friendly and laid back.Great atmosphere for meeting people. Location is the best

Disliked: josephine left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Peter Ryan

22 October 2007 Peter would recommend this property

Liked: people and the atmosphere were awesome it was a true Chilean experience

Disliked: Peter left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Danielle Jusseaume

21 October 2007 Danielle would recommend this property

Disliked: Danielle left no negative feedback.

88.6%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Julie Beling

11 October 2007 Julie would recommend this property

Liked: Free InternetArranged ActivitiesKitchenBar areaTV

Disliked: Julie left no negative feedback.

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Daniel Kemp

02 October 2007 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: Everything!! It deserves the fire place full of awards it has.

Disliked: Daniel left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

08 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent overall hostel, with very freindly and helpful staff, excellent secure rooms. Very enjoyable stay.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Customer review

26 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is a place that gives you the feeling of being home. I really liked to stay there and will come back.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
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Customer review

23 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location at heart of Barrio Bellavista and offers some good activities, such as wine tasting. But be warned, it IS very cold there in winter since the rooms do not have heating. This seems to be common amongst hostels in Santiago though, so may not be colder than anywhere else.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Pim Putter

22 July 2007 Pim would recommend this property

Liked: It ´s close by all the fun and good restaurants

Disliked: Pim left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

20 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: wine tasting,friendly reception

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
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Claire Mayhew

13 July 2007 Claire would recommend this property

Liked: The very helpful staff, Hot Showers, Free Breakfast

Disliked: Claire left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Leonardo Mendonça

09 July 2007 Leonardo would recommend this property

Liked: quiet location and helpful staff

Disliked: Leonardo left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

24 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel had character, it was clean (they have a cleaning lady every day) and the staff spoke excellent english and spanish. We were able to get a good sleep most nights (except for the wine tasting night!) and they put on an excellent BBQ. A great place to meet other travellers!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Karen Ward

20 June 2007 Karen would recommend this property

Liked: great atmosphere and staff are always helpful and friendly, so good we were meant to stay one night but we stayed five.

Disliked: Karen left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Joel Caban

17 June 2007 Joel would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere, and the people that it attracts. The staff were wonderful..

Disliked: Joel left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
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Nicholas Reiter

05 June 2007 Nicholas would recommend this property

Liked: excellent location, activities, international ambiance, very friendly and helpful staff

Disliked: Nicholas left no negative feedback.

77.1%
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Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

02 June 2007

Liked: Great staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

catherine conanughton

31 May 2007 catherine would recommend this property

Liked: It was really relaxed and a good place to meet people.

Disliked: catherine left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Jeff Redshaw

21 May 2007 Jeff would recommend this property

Liked: Nice comfortable rooms, good kitchen

Disliked: Jeff left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Koen Verbist

20 May 2007 Koen would recommend this property

Liked: It has a nice communal area and a fully equiped kitchen. The location is fine, with plenty of restaurants nearby and next to some of the city highlights. Very nice staff and OK breakfast.

Disliked: Koen left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location was very good for the City

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

11 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: there are events everyday from wine tasting to salsa dance lestens

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

05 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good atmosphere, easy to meet people, free internet and breakfast, helpful staff and plenty of activites of you want to get involved.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.