Overview of Hostel
New for 2018: La Chimba now has a full bar with the cheapest beer in the city!!!!
La Chimba Hostel has been a favourite of international backpackers and independent travelers visiting Santiago since we opened in 2005. Our guests have consistently praised our property and service over the years an
From the bus terminal:
Take the Metro to the Baquedano Station. This station is located in Plaza Italia. Cross the bridge facing San Cristobal Hill and walk 2 blocks to the street Dardignac. Turn left, walk one block, turn right (that is E. Pinto Lagarrigue, our street). The hostel is a block and a half on the left
From the airport:
Option 1: (PRIVATE CAR ARRANGED BY HOSTEL): Send us an email with your flight details and we will arrange a driver to pick you up at the arrivals hall. You will receive detailed instructions by email. Cost is $25.000 clp (aprox $35).
Option 2: (PUBLIC BUS) Take the Metro Bus to the Los Heroes Metro Station then take the metro to the Baquedano station. Cross the bridge facing San Cristobal Hill and walk 2 blocks to the street Dardignac. Turn left, walk one block, turn right (that is E. Pinto Lagarrigue). The hostel is a block and a half on the left. Cost is $1.800 clp per passenger, plus $600 for the subway ticket.
Option 3: (shared shuttle) There is a shared service shuttle at the airport that charges usd$13 per passenger. Good option for a solo traveler. However, we do not recommend this service after long flight as they usually have you waiting a long time to fill up the shuttle and then it may take more up to 90 minutes to bring you to our door as it drops off various other passengers along the way.
Option 4: (Airport Taxi) You may also get a taxi at the airport. The cost is aprox $35 usd. For safety reasons, make sure you book and pay at official airport taxi counters only ..
Located in Barrio Bellavista, the place to be for young travelers, footsteps away from the best nightlife, bars and restaurants, Metropolitan Park, downtown area, Pablo Neruda Museum and the hub Baquedano metro station (subway) for anywhere else!
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Check-in: 15:00 Check-out: 11.00 Earlier check-in is possible if room is ready, you will be offered the room as soon as it becomes available. You're welcome to leave your luggage in the hostel storage and chill in our lounge areas until room is ready or until official check-in time. Payment is due upon arrival by cash (USD or CLP) or credit card. Payment by Chilean peso will incur a 19% VAT tax surcharge. A bureau de change is located a block away from the hostel for your convenience.