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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 6 April 2013

The hostel was dirty and the room smelled bad. The localization is good, very close to the metro. It could be a good hostel if they just cleaned it better. The beds shake so not really good sleeping. The bathrooms were the worst part.

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Arrived at hostel with no reservation and was able to get a room. Unfortunately the room was stuffy with the window providing the only air circulation. The window overlooked the courtyard which was filled with loud people and the smell of cigarette smoke well past 2am. Even after courtyard quieted, the constant use of outdoor buzzer continued into the morning....

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Londres, Reino Unido
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Hi everyone. This hostel is a good hostel. Good location, specially for the ones that travel on their own, because it's a safe area and just two blocks from Baquedano tube station. Its very near Patio Bellavista, where you can find good food, good pubs, beautiful people, turists ok but local people also. It's an area famous for its Universities...

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2012

The hostel was good. I didn´t book in advance but still got a bed, room was for 10 and was full. Standard bunk beds - nothing special. The bathroom was clean and well supplied. The staff friendly and helpful (good English spoken also). Location was very good - short walk from the trendy Bellevista area, san Christobal hill. Plaza de...

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Natal
Reviewed 3 May 2012

We have been in Santiago, Chile in Easter 2012 and we stayed in this Hostel. We were very well attended. People there are very nice and fun. It was an excellent choice. We had the pleasure to know Natasha, Queen of Techno Cumbia. :) Jokes aside, very nice people. We recommend! Flavia and Itérbio

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Reviewed 3 February 2012

The hostel is cheap and well located, but the bathrooms and showers are horrible. There is no ventilation in the rooms.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2012

We only stayed one night in Santiago but this hostel was a great place to spend it. We needed a dentist and the staff knew exactly where to go for us to get the work required. They also were helpful when it came to going out to eat and were to go to party/have a beer or two. The place...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 25 September 2011

I was at Footsteps last july/2011. Look like they have some problems with the reservation system, I asked for a private room with bathroom, but need to wait in another one, a shared room, for 3 nights before get it, and others people there had similar problems. So I suggest confirm the reservation calling or sending an email. Another problem...

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1Thank Fabio G
sao Paulo, brazil
Reviewed 24 August 2009

Just as i arrived in Santiago I went down to Footsteps... Just as i arrived there, people were warm and nice. Everyone as so nice... the location is not that good, but we have a lot of options to eat arround. those who work there were very nice and helpfull... the rooms are nice... i would go back there just...

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Address: Almirante Simpson 50, Santiago 7500856, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago > Providencia
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Footsteps Backpackers 1.5*
Number of rooms: 26

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