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Sawai Madhopur, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and spacious rooms. Staff were very helpful. Hostel is only a short walk from grocery stores, restaurants and bus and subway. Bus to airport was especially useful as it was close and convenient. We would definitely stay there again.

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Herman, Thanks a lot for your great evaluation and kind comments about our services, facilities and convenient location. We can´t wait for your next visit :) Grettings from the entire Happy House Hostel team

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel provides decent value for money with very friendly and helpful English-speaking staff, common areas that are inviting to spend time, and clean & comfortable rooms. This is a beautiful old building with wooden floors, stairs and walls - which means you can hear everything going on in the hallways, neighboring rooms and even downstairs. People staying up late...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the time that you´ve taken to write your review and good comments about our services and facilities, also the for the suggestions. We are trying hard to enforce our procedures regarding to the noise than guests can make during their stay in order to avoid problems with other travelers trying to rest. We´ll keep an...

Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happy House is a retreat! Great staff, great facilities in a quiet residential neighborhood. I'm coming back the next time I'm in Santiago. This old mansion with high ceilings and a beautiful back patio couldn't be better!

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, Thank you so much for your excellent evaluation and kind comments. We are very glad to know you´ve enjoyed the hostel and we can´t wait for your next visit. We wish you the best. Grettings from the entire Happy House Hostel team

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed one night only & it was great. The hostel is located in a huge mansion c/w swimming pool, deck, outdoor seating area and large foyers. The 24 h check in worked well for me as I arrived late. The bed was comfortable and very clean. Very quiet. In the am, the breakfast was self-serve style and very generous...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Antonio, Thanks a lot for your great evaluation and detailed comments about our services and facilities. We are very well located in the middle of the city nearby 3 subway stations (Los Heroes, Santa Ana and Cumming), however, the Quinta Normal park and metro station is located in another district (Estacion Central) so from the center or anywhere else...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

STGO is a busy, loud city. Happy House is the perfect haven away from it all. A bit pricey, but worth every penny. Great breakfast, comfy beds, big lockers, great pool, and ample sunshine. Would go back in a heartbeat.

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for your great evaluation and kind comments about our property. Actually our badge is "Happy House Hostel... An Oasis in the heart of Santiago " so your impressions are totally welcome and appreciated. We wish you the best and hopefully we can have your visit again in a heartbeat. Grettings from the entire Happy House...

Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, good breakfast, and friendly staff. Not a party hostel and convenient location that was close to good local restaurants and activities. There is no elevator and many stairs so be aware of this.

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for your great evaluation and comments. We definitely are not a party hostel (thanks for pointing that), but we still provide different activities for our guests to have fun. We strongly believe that managing the hostel in this way, everyone is able to have a good time without disturbing the right to rest of...

Pijnacker, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For young and old a congenial place to stay with full facilities ranging from spacious colonial style rooms with private bathroom to dorms. The backyard is available for lounging bbq and dipping in the pool.

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Kees, Thanks a lot for your great evaluation and for pointing that our place is transversal for all types of people. We actually are very proud of having built a place that can accommodate different types of travelers of different ages, interests and with different budgets as well. At Happy House everyone is very welcome to have a good...

Fort Mcmurray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel has a great vibe with bright walls, vintage decor, pool tables, patio, and pool. If you can forgive the slightly frayed and fading finishes (let's be honest everything's a little aging) it's a great place to hangout for a couple nights. The organized activities and outdoor patio provide a great way to meet people. The staff are friendly...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Caitlin, Thank you very much for your excellent evaluation and nice comments. We are very happy to know you´ve enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you back again soon. Grettings from the entire Happy House Hostel Team

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, I must clarify that I was actually there about 4 years ago (2013, but this input page doesn't have that selection option,) and am only now getting asked for a review. That said, it was a great place to stay. There was a common kitchen for use. Pool table and swimming pool were nice too. Luggage closet was important...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Lajahu, Thank you so much for your great evaluation and clarification about the date of your stay. We´ve been wishing the best to all our historic customers for this 2017 since the hostel was opened, that´s why, you´ve received the email from Tripadvisor. Since the date you stayed at HHH we actually have been improving a lot of things,...

Baltimore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the reviews, obviously the Happy House is a very highly rated Hostel. As I am usually a hotel versus a hostel guest, I will try to not compare the Happy House with a typical hotel experience. I had a few issues that the Happy House could address however: 1) The upper floor rooms could have area rugs to dampen...

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Ricardo E, Gerente at Happy House Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, Thanks for your review and suggestions. To be honest the wood floors are part of the character of the bulding, however, we understand they may be a little noisy some times, that´s why, this year we are working on a project to change them by ceramics (2nd and 3rd floor). Our procedures look after the silence after midnight,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Happy House Hostel An Oasis in the heart of Santiago. Located in Moneda Street in the middle of the historic part of the city and just steps from government palace, main square and the main tourist attractions of Santiago. Happy House Hostel offers a high quality service due to obtaining Q seal of quality the S seal of sustainability granted by SERNATUR (National Tourism Service of Chile), besides having an impressive infrastructure, facilities, long market experience and strong commitment of the staff with each of its guests. Our services are: Buffet breakfast, 24 hours of reception, free internet access (Wi Fi and stationary computers), safes in private rooms and lockers in dorms, tourist information and reservations for tours of the season, free luggage storage, laundry, mini bar at reception with 24 hour service of drinks, mineral water and beers, bilingual staff (Spanish - English), recreational and cultural activities (Dancing classes, Chilean BBQ, movie nights, free tours around town, etc.), bike rental, online bus tickets reservations, organization of transport services (only from the hostel to the airport or elsewhere), free national service calls from reception, book exchange, heating in rooms with private bathroom and common areas (winter season), late check out (asking for availability in advance at reception) and a lot more. Our facilities are: Fully equipped kitchen, comfortable and spacious terraces and living rooms, swimming pool, TV rooms with international signal, outside bar, entertainment area (pool table, tennis table, mini football table, chess table and table games), wine cellar with tasting sessions of national strains, BBQ area (including free use of grills) and a lot more. We wait for you :) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Happy House Hostel

Address: Moneda 1829, Santiago 8340493, Chile
Region: Chile > Santiago Metropolitan Region > Santiago
Price Range: $28 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Happy House Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“The dorm room is fine for solo travelers -clean, quiet, safe.”
 of 5 bubbles Antonio8069, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is something for everybody. We liked the colonial style rooms on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles keesv32, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Nothing special to say about the room ”
 of 5 bubbles jeanfran_oisp980, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor room 23 is great with private bathroom. nice view from bathroom window, quiet”
 of 5 bubbles XXX2588, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“make sure the window shutters are closed too, it can be pretty draughty in the hostel which is not a good thing in a Chilean winter”
 of 5 bubbles besty8, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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