Who we are

Hostal Río Amazonas is a great alternative of lodging, cheap and peacefull, in Santiago de Chile. We offer great service and quality in a safe family ambiance.

Our Hostal is located next to the very central Plaza Italia, the best location in Santiago:  at few steps to the most famous landmarks of the capital like the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista, the cultural and gastronomic neighborhood of Lastarria, the commercial and elegant Providencia and the historic town center Plaza de Armas.


We offer quality in all our services with personalized attention to our friendly guests. We provide updated tourist information about lodging in all Chile, information about tours, transports and how to start your travel in our country. 

International recomendations: Besides being recommended on TripAdvisor, we are also recommended by the most famous guides such as Lonely Planet, South American Handbook, or Petit Futé, Guide du Routard, Stefan Loose and many other famous international guides.

Our commitments: We are the first hostel in Santiago certified Quality “Q” in the highest category “Tourist Superior” since 2009. We are members of the Backpackers Chile network, recommended accommodations all over Chile. We also are partners of Fair Chile program, which helps balance the carbon footprint of travelers we receive.

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Hostal Río Amazonas wish you welcome in Santiago de Chile!

The Hostal

Hostal Río Amazonas has 25 rooms with private bathroom, central heating system, in a beautiful Tudor mansion of 1929 located in the heart of Santiago de Chile: Plaza Italia.  Our continental breakfast, with fresh natural juice and homemade jam is included in the price. We are certificated since 2009 with the “Q quality” garantee of chilean standards for tourism.


 To resume, Hostal Río Amazonas is: 

 ◊ Family ambience: Run by the owners, the atmosphere of our hostel is quiet and friendly. Everything is made to share experiences between travelers and relax.  In our cosy common areas, you can enjoy our drinks and snacks of our bar-cafeteria.



◊ Artistic y cultural: We love paintings, textil arts,  handicrafts, and we try to spread the Chilean arts organizing exhibitions in our space. We can tell you about Chilean and Latin American culture. We always have updated tips about culture in Santiago.


◊ Patrimonial: Built in 1929, our building was the mainhouse of a famous chilean geograph and explorator Luis Risopatron, author of the first atlas of chilean Patagonia. Our house is recognize patrimonial and historic buiding of Santiago.

 ◊ Profesional: With more than 20 years of experience, we continue to receive with pleasure our friendly guests  from all over the world. We speak several languages, we know what a traveller need and the best routes of Chile.


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Rooms and Prices

We work with dynamic prices. You can see the final rates in our motor engine.
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Prices are without VAT. Export invoices allow foreign guests not pay tax (VAT = 19%) when justifying a foreign passport and pay with dollars. Domestic passengers must add 19% VAT.

Check in: 13:00   Check out: 11:00



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We offer personalized service to all our guests. Our breakfast is fresh and healthy, with home made products. 

Our Services
  • Reception 24 hours
  • Continental breakfast included
  • Central heating in winter
  •  Cable TV in the room
  • Bar
  • Airport- hostal transportation
  • Internet – Free WIFI high quality – Phone
  • Laundry
  • Free Safe deposit
  • Free luggage storage
  • Free Parking – Limited availibility
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Up-to-date tourist information
  • Lodging information in all Chile
  • Booking facilities for tours and excursions, rent a car
  • Tourist guides library
General Informations
  • Check in time:  13h00
  • Check out time: 11h00
  • Pets allowed on request
Our Breakfast
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Homemade products



Our Hostal has the best location of Santiago! Plaza Italia is at walking distance of all the entertaining areas of the Chilean capital.

◊ Barrio Bellavista: At 10 minutes, walking north from Hostal Río Amazonas, is Santiago’s bohemian neighborhood which concentrate the santiaguinian nightlife with its bars, pubs, restaurants and nightclubs. It is also the main access to San Cristobal, the best spotview of Santiago.

◊ Barrio Lastarria y Bellas artes: At 10 minutes, walking west from Hostal Río Amazonas, is Lastarria area. It became famous for its gourmet vibe between gastronomic restaurants and wine bars. The Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center and Bellas artes museum next door propose a great variety of cultural events. 

◊ Barrio Italia: At 20 minutes, walking south east from the hostel, in Providencia, you find this elegant neighborhood perfect for a stroll between stores of modern design  and old shops of antiques. To rest, here are the terraces of cafés and Salon de Thé

◊ Centro histórico y cívico: At 20 minutes walking or two subway stations from Hostal Río Amazonas you arrive at Plaza de Armas, the Central Market, Palacio de la Moneda, Santiago Cathedral, San Francisco Church, Pre-Columbian art Museum and Historical Museum …

Welcome to the heart of Santiago de Chile!


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