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Santiago is the main city in the Metropolitan Region. Over 6 million people live there, making it one of the most modern cities in America.

Its architecture combines historical and modern times. Santiago is also the country´s capital and it has the best urban infrastructure in the Chile.

Besides, it has beautiful landscapes surrounding it and many attractions for tourists.

Founded in 1541 by Pedro de Valdivia, Santiago is the oldest city in Chile.

Its first inhabitants were the Picunches, and the city has been reconstructed because of several earthquakes that have struck in 1647, 1657, 1688, 1730 and 1985.

It´s the Chilean Capital since 1810 and was the scenary of the 1973 Military Coup, where the former president Salvador Allende died.

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Some featured hotels in Santiago

  • Hotel Alcalá del Río

    Hotel Alcala del Rio has 50 rooms, air conditioning, heating, minibar, Internet access in each room, safety boxes, swimming pool and parking. Large restaurant and bar. 5 rooms with capacities from 15 to 100 people equipped with the…

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    Hotel Alcalá del Río
  • Time Apartments

    Time Apartments located in the exclusive El Golf Neighborhood in Las Condes District, and just steps away from the Tobalaba and El Golf Subway station, offers an experience of confort and independence in modern apartments. Moreover,…

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    Time Apartments
  • Hotel Boutique Le Reve

    Le Rêve Boutique Hotel is designed for travellers who demand premium service during their stay as well as an unforgetable experience. Like a home with an artistic feel. 30 rooms offer an individual atmosphere combined with french…

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    Hotel Boutique Le Reve
  • Radisson Petra La Dehesa

    Located in one of the most exclusive residential neighborhoods in the city of Santiago, specifically in Lo Barnechea, Radisson Petra La Dehesa is an excellent choice for a unique stay full of pleasure and comfort. The hotel, opened…

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    Radisson Petra La Dehesa

They recommend us

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    March/2013

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    February/2012

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  • "Very nice guide ! Thank you for a very good service."

    June/2012

    Carol Nickless

  • "I would like to recall the punctuality, amability and kindness of the people who picked us up in every transfer during our trip: from Punta Arenas airport to hotel and in all our excursions. It was an…"

    March/2013

    Jesús Casteñer Carrasco

  • "I just came back from my mini holidays and everything was perfect with the attention of Mr Hugo Passos. I was very satisfied with the hotel and excursions. Everything was great, I would recommend you to…"

    January/2013

    María Paz Moreno

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