Happy House Hostel

Top choice hostel in Santiago
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The best hostel in Barrio Brasil is happy news for weary travelers. This 1910 mansion has a fabulous molded ceiling, funky modern touches and incongruous art deco stylings. There's a pool, bar and patio out back, a few stories of dorm rooms and definitely worthwhile privates.

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Quick description

Happy House is a comfortable hostel in a 20-century mansion, only 2 blocks away from Los Heroes Metro Station. It offers guided tours to Concha and Toro Winery, and an outdoor pool. Guests at Happy House Hostel can enjoy a massage at the spa, or unwind with a drink the furnished central courtyard and garden terrace. A games room with table tennis and billiards is available. Happy House offers both dormitories and private rooms with shared or en suite bathrooms. All are decorated with wooden floors and country style décor, and have free Wi-Fi. A breakfast buffet with fresh fruits and pastries is available, and guests can use the kitchen facilities. Due to its central location on Moneda Street Happy House is surrounded by several restaurants. Happy House Hostel is situated in Santiago's historic city centre, 12-blocks from Plaza De Armas, and 13 km from Arturo Merino Benitez Airport.

Important information

LOCAL TAX LAW Based on local tax laws, all Chilean citizens and resident foreigners must pay an additional fee (IVA) of 19%. To be exempt from this 19% additional fee (IVA) the payment must be made in US dollars and a copy of the immigration card and passport must be presented. The passenger won’t be exempt from this fee when paying in local currency. In case of no show the invoice will be billed in local currency, including this additional fee (IVA). This additional fee (IVA) is not included in the hotel rates and must be paid separately.


  • Safety deposit box
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Newspapers


  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Table tennis
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Pool bar
  • Trouser press
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Library
  • Lockers
  • Games room
  • 24-hour security
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Wifi
  • Internet services
  • Darts
  • Billiards
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Evening entertainment
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Tour desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Bbq facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Security alarm
  • Children television networks
  • Swimming pool
  • Family rooms


  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
  • Fax/photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool


  • Free WiFi available

Food and drink

  • Bar