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Hostel in Santiago, Chile near everything!

Santiago is a very big city and to enjoy it you need a good location. Hostal de la Barra is in the best location in Santiago, close to everything! In the heart of the neighborhood Lastarria Bellas Artes and one block from the Forest Park, our environment is full of life and history. Theaters, restaurants and cafes, art galleries, old bookstores, historic buildings, museums and monuments, civic center and major universities are all within 10 minutes walking distance. At the foot of Cerro Santa Lucia, where the city was founded in 1541 and steps from the Bellas Artes Museum, the city's main art museum, our small boutique hotel offers the most privileged location to enjoy Santiago in a comfortable and safe way. Main attractions:

Sky Costanera

The best view of Santiago. Santiago from the sky. Metro: 19 min Taxi: 10 min Walking: 50 min

Costanera Center

The biggest shopping mall in South America, with all brands in one place: Metro: 19 min Taxi: 10 min Walking: 50 min

Cerro San Cristóbal

From the summit of Cerro San Cristóbal (880 masl) you get the best view of the city. You can walk through the zoo, the botanical garden and climb to its summit in the cable car or funicular. 17 min walking

The Chascona House Museum (home of Pablo Neruda)

It has an audio-guide system. This new system, included in the admission fee, is available in English, French, Portuguese, German, Italian and Spanish. Your visit to the Museums Houses of the Pablo Neruda Foundation does not require prior reservation. The entrance is made on a first-come, first-served basis and is subject to the availability of quotas per day. 17 minutes walking

Patio Bellavista

Patio Bellavista is an urban panorama; a meeting place with its own identity, where gastronomic, cultural and tourist activities converge. It is the gateway to Barrio Bellavista. It is located in a prominent tourist and bohemian district, which has a great design that ensures the conservation and the patrimonial rescue. 12 min walking

Cerro Santa Lucía

Place of the foundation of Santiago The Cerro Santa Lucía is one of the most visited public parks by national and foreign tourists, being one of the most recognizable icons of the capital and the country. It is a silent witness of the development that has had the city of Santiago since the arrival of the Spanish conquerors to the Mapocho Valley, 13 of December of 1540. Called Huelén by the natives of the zone, it was in its skirts where the conqueror Pedro de Valdivia established his camp before founding Santiago de la Nueva Extremadura. 1 min walking

Museum of Pre-Columbian Art

The Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art has the mission to inspire and delight people through pre-Columbian art, connecting them with the indigenous roots of Chile and America, preserving, researching and spreading heritage. Values ??such as the promotion of cultural diversity, the promotion of artistic expression inspired by the American aboriginal world and the presentation of the original cultures as examples of an intelligent attitude towards its environment have been the essence of the Pre-Columbian Museum in its more than three decades of life. The museum occupies the former Palace of the Royal Customs since December 10, 1981, in an alliance between the Familia Larraín Echenique Foundation and the Illustrious Municipality of Santiago. It was founded by the philanthropist and outstanding Chilean architect Sergio Larraín García-Moreno. 10 min walking

Santiago's cathedral

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago is the seat of the Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile and main temple of the Catholic Church in the country. As Iglesia Catedral is the permanent seat of the archbishop of Santiago. It is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. It is located in the commune of Santiago, in front of the Plaza de Armas. The architectural ensemble of the cathedral is composed of the archbishop's palace, the parish church and the temple itself. All these buildings are considered national monuments. Many temples preceded the one that exists today, being the present one the fifth raised in the place. 8 min walking

The coin

The Palace of La Moneda, commonly known as La Moneda, is the seat of the President of the Republic of Chile. It also houses the Ministry of Interior and Public Security, the General Secretariat of the Presidency, the General Secretariat of Government and the Ministry of Social Development. It is located in the commune of Santiago, between Moneda (north), Morandé (east), Alameda del Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins (south) and Teatinos (west). To the north is located the Plaza de la Constitución and to the south, the Plaza de la Ciudadanía. In addition, the president of Chile has the Presidential Palace of Cerro Castillo, in the city of Viña del Mar, as a place of rest. Also known like third presidential house a mansion of the commune of Machalí, in the Region of the Liberator General Bernardo O'Higgins, whose name is The House 100. 11 min walking

Forest park

The Forest Park is a traditional urban sector of the commune and city of Santiago in Chile. It is located in the northern sector of the historic center and the Lastarria neighborhood. Here important cultural and recreational activities are carried out, being one of the main reference points of the capital. At its midpoint is the National Museum of Fine Arts and a headquarters of the Museum of Contemporary Art. It has 171 910 square meters lined up between the streets Cardenal Jose Maria Caro (Costanera Sur) to the north, Vicuña Mackenna to the east, Merced - Ismael Valdés Vergara to the south and General Mackenna to the west. It integrates the network of parks on the south bank of the Mapocho River, bordering on the north with the Cycloparque Mapocho 42K, to the east with the Balmaceda Park and to the west with the Park of the Kings. 1 min walking

Barrio Lastarria

Barrio Lastarria is the ideal place for tourists and for those who want to visit a historical and patrimonial place in Santiago Centro: with a varied offer of gastronomy, cultural activities, design, accommodation, and tourism, make this neighborhood an ideal place to stay for visitors who want to stay in the center of Santiago, with the tranquility of a residential neighborhood, but at the same time, bohemian and entertaining … 0 min walking, we are here

National Library

The National Library of Chile, main bibliographical center of the country, was founded 19 of August of 1813 and has its soothes in the city of Santiago. It is located in the Alameda no. 651, and it is adjacent to the exit "A" of the Santa Lucía station of the Santiago Metro. 10 min walking

Central Market

The Central Market of Santiago is located within the commune of Santiago, in the historical center of the Chilean capital, between Ismael Valdés Vergara, May 21, San Pablo and Puente.1 The building was begun in 1869 and was inaugurated 23 of August of 1872, 144 years ago. It was declared a historical monument on 15 June 19841 2 e integrate circuit "patrimonial Santiago" of the "Ruta Capital" .3 In June 2012, National Geographic magazine highlighted the Central Market of Santiago as the fifth best world . 8 min walking

Museum of Memory

The Museum of Memory and Human Rights is a Chilean museum, located in the commune of Santiago, Santiago, Chile, dedicated to commemorate the victims of human rights violations during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990). It is located on 501 avenue Matucana, in front of the metro station Quinta Normal, but the entrance for the visitors is by the Cathedral Street. Inaugurated by President Michelle Bachelet on January 11, 2010, in the framework of the government works that celebrated the Bicentennial of Chile, the museum has three floors in which diverse articles on the subject are exhibited, including government documents, newspapers and magazines, posters, letters and photographs. 11 min by subway

Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center - GAM

The Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center, GAM Center or simply GAM, 1 is a complex located in Santiago de Chile composed of two buildings - more than 22,000 m² - with "ten rooms for shows, rehearsals, exhibitions and seminars; a library and a recording studio; as well as meeting and study rooms, cafeteria, restaurant and spacious outdoor patios »; these spaces "are available for shows, cultural or academic meetings, public use, and private or corporate activities. All of them have free Wi-Fi. "2 It was inaugurated as such in 2010. 5 min walking