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|Distance to city centre||3.5 km|
|Nearest airport||Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez|
|Distance to airport||16.0 km|
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Good value for money, close to the metro station - very easy to attend the conference in the city centre. Good, safe and organized part of Santiago. There is a convenience store just across the street, open till 10 pm, closed on Sundays - ATM is inside of that shop. Room was reasonably large, larger than in most hotels.
I was there at the beginning of July, probably the period when the lowest temperatures are occurring (sometimes it goes to minimum about 2 degree Celsius during the night). This hotel has windows with very limited isolation ability and no proper heating, A/C can be used instead. I managed to heat up the room I guess to about 15 degrees during the night, too low for my taste. This could be the same at other hotels in Santiago, since this kind of "cold" weather probably lasts for a few days during the whole year. I also could have asked for a thicker blanket, which occurs to me just now. None of the of the hotel personnel spoke any English, including the receptionists (they didn't know even numbers), but they were cooperating enough to use a translator in phone - this way I was advised to buy an adapter to Chilean outlet at a Costanera center mall, I wasn't landed one (no need for adapters for phones with European cords, but if you need to charge a device with a third cord (a laptop), you need one - this third cord is placed in completely different place in Chile. Breakfast is basic, the furniture is dated. This all being said, this hotel was about half the price of other hotels in this good part of Santiago, so I guess the overall value was good.
Breakfast was Good (buffet). Nice room and bathroom. Very Good location in a beautiful neighborhood. Everything you may need is within walking dustance. Wifi worked well. 24 hour reception. Very Good sleep. TV right in front of the Bed.
Staff in general need training in customer service, but especially the Breakfast girls. They don't smile, don't say hello or thank you or anything. They behave like rude robots, which is not nice at all. It seems like they hate their jobs (which they probably do). You need to know that the "tours" that one of the receptionist offers are actually rides by "regular" people who work for Uber (and the receptionist probably gets a part of the money you pay). They are not formal tour operators, so I and two other guests took a "tour" to Concha & Toro and once there, we had to wait for 2 hours because the driver (who was very nice) had no idea of the tour schedules at Concha & Toro, so we wasted two hours of hour day waiting. Also, at first the receptionist tríed to sell me a private ride to C&T for 60.000 pesos, which is A LOT. I recommend you to use Turistik because they ARE a tour company and they offer a real tour. We negotiated 40.000 for a solo "tour" (which turned out to be just a ride) and then I realized that it was 3 of us and we all had to pay 40.000 (the receptionist first said the price was 30.000 if several people were to take the "tour"). I did not feel confortable about this nor did the other two passengers. I must admit the driver was very nice and agreed to stop at a place for us to buy something to eat I enjoyed the ride, but I have to be honest and tell you, future travelers, about this. The "taxi" service offered by the hotel is also provided by regular people in their own vehicles, they are not real taxis. The driver Who took me to the airport was also very nice, but again, in case you prefer a formal taxi service, you need to specify it.
Breakfast was very basic. Some canned fruit, (No Fresh Fruit available), a small selection of cereal and jam. Small selection of cold meat and cheese. No bacon, and eggs were just OK. Bread for toast was dinner rolls. Not much selection. It was OK, but definitely not great!
Breakfast, as mentioned. Mattress was very old and had no support. Air Conditioner positioned to blow cold air DIRECTLY onto the bed. Not good for your health. Bath tub was extremely difficult to access. Sides far to high and only one grab bar for safe exit. It was also somewhat slippery, and there was no rubber mat for security. Use with extreme caution. In room safe is very small, and would not accommodate an item as large as an Ipad. Very old hotel that badly needs to be brought into the 21st century.
Lengthy checkin. We were a group with 3 rooms and the attendant insisted on doing all the rooms before releasing a room key. So we had to wait with a 4yo sleeping in our arms. After we finally got up to the room it smelled like cigarettes. So we had come back to the reception to change rooms.
The room was very neat and tidy. The television had some English stations and the air conditioner worked well. It was nice having a small refrigerator in the room. The breakfast was very good and a nice selection.
The shower curtain was dragging in the bathtub could be a hazard for some.
When you stay at Hotel María Angola in Santiago, you'll be in the business district, within a 5-minute drive of Costanera Center and Santiago Town Square. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage.
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