Capital cities invariably attract the country's best and brightest minds. Its neighborhoods and communities often crackle with energy and creativity. The Downtown Santiago neighborhood of Santiago is certainly no exception to the rule. You'll find it 3 miles to the west of the capital's central area.
San Cristobal Hill and Palacio de la Moneda are just two of Santiago's best attractions.
A number of Santiago's best attractions are near Downtown Santiago. These include the Santa Lucia Hill and Santiago Town Square.
Visitors are spoiled for places to stay that are around the Downtown Santiago area and are within strolling distance from Palacio de la Moneda. Check out the packages at the Lastarria Boutique Hotel, Crowne Plaza Santiago, Hotel Plaza San Francisco, Carménère eco Hotel and Su Merced Hotel Boutique.
Downtown Santiago offers a nice selection of places to stay in the vicinity of Santa Lucia Hill, including the San Cristobal Tower, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center, Hotel Ismael 312, Galerías Hotel and NH Ciudad de Santiago.
The creative plays and other productions on show at Teatro Universidad de Chile are dynamic representations of the local arts scene. If you want to bunk down nearby, two of the leading hotels are the Le Rêve Boutique Hotel and Four Points by Sheraton Santiago. Visit La Chascona, an important historic residence that you are able to view from the inside. Some accommodation options to look into around here are the Hotel Neruda and Hotel Orly.
Downtown Santiago has a wide range of establishments which enables tourists to pick a place that best matches their taste and budget. Amongst the more budget-aware places to stay are the Happy House Hostel and Hostal de la Barra - Hostel.
The Luciano K Hotel and Hotel Boutique Castillo Rojo are great choices for visitors who are looking to splash out.
Delicious coffee and finger-licking treats attract Downtown Santiago locals to Starclick Café. It's the perfect place for a quick break. When dinner rolls around, get a second taste of the local food scene at Doggis. There's no finer way to end a day than with a calming drink at Hambre al paso.