Hostal Forestal
Coronel Santiago Bueras 122, Barrio Lastarria, Santiago, Chile

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Welcome to Hostal Forestal, one of Santiagos most centrally located and highest rated hostels. We are next to scenic Parque Forestal in the Barrio Lastarria & Bellas Artes area. Our bohemian neighborhood is full of neoclassical buildings, museums, cafes, bars, clubs and restaurants. We are 5-10min walking distance from all of Santiagos major attractions, cultural sites and Bellavista nightlife. Come see what Hostal Forestal has to offer YOU!

Our hostel has been recommended by the Lonely Planet Blue List as one of the Top 5 Hippest Hostels in the World. Our weekly activities include BBQs, live music, wine tasting, pisco sour, movie nights, etc. We have a free pool table, TV lounge, bar area, patio, and modern kitchen. We can also arrange tours of the surrounding region with opportunities to ski/snowboard, visit Valparaiso and the central coast, tour local vineyards and enjoy the best of Santiago city day and nightlife.

We have the best breakfast in Santiago with fresh fruit and bread every day and different choices to enjoy the most important meal of the day! Our guests can also enjoy free coffee and tea all day.

Guests receive the personal attention of experienced staff fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. We know our city so our commitment is to answer all your questions and doubts with the best alternatives.
Movie nights! Chilean Pisco Sour & Terremoto nights! Chilean BBQ! Live music! These activities may change from week to week, but there will always be something to do at the hostel!

Amenities / Services Include:
Secure, clean and furnished rooms
Dorms & private rooms with ensuite or shared bathrooms
Free lockers
Free breakfast
Free internet access and WiFi
Free pool table
Hot showers
Luggage storage
Bicycle rental and parking
ATM around the corner
Airport pick-up & transfers ($15 USD) and taxis ($30 USD) approx
City tours (Santiago, Valparaiso & Central Coast, Wineries, Ski and Snowboard)Friendly English, Spanish and Portuguese spoken staff
Reception 24 hrs
Maps, guides and Santiago advice
Fully equipped kitchen
BBQ and patio area
Towel rental & free linen
Laundry services
Cable TV / DVD / mp3 player
Bar with cold beers and Chilean wines
Games (chess, backgammon, etc)
FREE tea and coffee ALL DAY!
Nearby supermarket, liquor store, restaurants, pubs and disco just a few blocks away
All major credit cards accepted (5% extra charge)
The quoted rates and preferred payment method is US dollars
If using a booking agent any promotional discounts or flyer offers are not valid
If paying with Chilean pesos, a charge of 19% will be added due to taxes
Chileans have to pay 19% the tax

Cancellations with 24 hrs notice, in other case we will charge the first night of your booking. No curfew check in at 2pm / check out at 12pm



At the metro(subway station) take Line 1 (red line) to Baquedano metro station, or pick any bus on Alameda (Av. Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins) that says Plaza Italia.

We are only a couple of blocks away from Plaza Italia/Baquedano metro station. This is the cheapest way to get to our hostel.
Street references are Merced/Estados unidos or Merced with Irene Morales. Coronel Santiago Bueras is the street parallel to Merced in Between Irene Morales and Estados Unidos.
You can also pick up a taxi at the airport, the fee shouldn't be more than US$30, or you can also pick up a transfer for US$15 aprox. If you want us to book you a pick up transfer at the airport write us email after you have done the reservation. This way will be more efficient and cheap. The taxi/transfer driver should leave you at our door. Santiago is a safe city but like any other big city keep in mind the current exchange rates so you wont get fooled by taxi drivers.