Destination - Chile central - Santiago


Most visitors stay in Santiago only long enough to plan your trip north or south. But this crazy and huge city has much to offer : culture, history, nightlife and more. You will find many things to enjoy if you give yourself the time to discover them.

Top destinations in Santiago

Barrio Bellavista:
This is Santiago’s bohemian neighborhood, the heart of the city’s night life: bars, pubs, discos and restaurants everywhere. You can also visit "La Chascona", one of Pablo Neruda’s three houses in Chile. 5 minutes walking from Hostal Rio Amazonas.

Cerro San Cristobal:
Crossing Barrio Bellavista, you can take the funicular up to the top of San Cristobal hill where you can enjoy the best view of the city and the Andes. The park also has a zoo, botanic garden and swimming pools in summer. 10 minutes walking from Hostal Rio Amazonas.

Barrio Lastarria - Bellas Artes:
Elegant area which mixes gastronomy and culture, where you can find cafés and gourmet restaurants, art cinemas, museums and cultural centers like the GAM (centro Gabriela Mistral). 10 minutes walking from Hostal Rio Amazonas.

Barrio Italia:
The renovated old houses of this elegant neighbourhood are full of art galeries, design stores, cafés and restaurants. You can watch antiquarians renovating old furniture in the street. Perfect for a walk on Sunday. 15 minutes walking from Hostal Rio Amazonas.