Loft in Bellas Artes-Best Location

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Merced, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Juan Pablo
Your host, Juan Pablo
29 Reviews
Response rate: 97%
Response time: within a day

The Space

Modern and fully-furnished loft at the heart of Bellas Artes art district.

Perfectly located, surrounded by cafes, restaurants and museums and steps away from the financial/historic area.

A Supermarket just on the first floor of the building

Probably the best spot to explore the main touristic sights of Santiago while still enjoying the bohemian vibe and safeness of Lastarria - Bellas Artes neighborhoods.

Anything else someone may need can be found in the nearby financial & commercial area, from fast food chains to banks.

The subway is only 1 block away, where you can get a fast and safe access to the entire city.

The loft it is in the 13th floor. In it 50 square meters has a living room with kitchenette and a Bedroom with an en-suite bathroom.

The Loft includes:
-Free wifi
-Satellite TV
-Living room with sofa-bed (sleeps 2 persons)
-Kitchenette fully equipped (microwave, fridge, gas oven and cooktop, etc.)
-Security box
-Working station.
-King size Box Spring bed
-Ensuite bathroom
-Apartment can be equipped for 2 couples (sheets, towels, etc.)

The building installations include:
-Indoor swimming pool with panoramic view of the city
-Terrace on 22th floor with panoramic view of the Andes Mountains and the city
-Laundry room
-Supermarket on the first floor.

OCCUPANCY (up to 4 people):
-Bed: King sized Box Spring
-Fouton (Sofa Bed): Full size
-Queen size mattress available upon request, to be placed on top of the fouton in the living. ($8 USD/day)

Kitchen includes: microwave oven, electric water boiler and toaster, coffee pot., oven and stove, silverware, plates, glasses, cups.

Aditional services:
-Parking: 12 USD/day (let me know in advance)
-Daily cleaning / sheets and towels change: 15 USD/day

Location and neiborhood:
-1 block from Bellas Artes Metro Station (line 5 green)
-3 blocks from Santa Lucía Station (line 1, red)
-Supermarket on the first floor.
-Access to 2 streets (Merced and Huérfanos)
-Easy access to other means of transportation as taxis and buses to go to other districts of the town (Including Providencia, Las Condes).
-3 blocks from financial district with banks, money exchange, fast food restaurants, and drugstores

Distances to Top Sights of Santiago and other districts:
-Santa Lucia Hill and Fortress: Great viewpoint of Santiago and local handcrafts (160 m.)
-Lastarria District: Restaurants and museum (300 m.)
-Bellas Artes (fine arts) and Contemporary art Museums (300 m.)
-Plaza de Armas & Cathedral: The main square and church of Chile (500m.)
-Pre-Columbian Art Museum: The most touristic museum in Santiago (700 m.)
-GAM Cultural Center and Museum (700 m.)
-La Moneda presidential palace and museum (1 km)
-Bellavista District: handcrafts, restaurants, bars (1km.)
-San Cristobal Hill and Virgin Statue: Excellent viewpoint of the whole city, higher than Santa Lucía (1.4 km.)
-Providencia: Shopping (4 metro stations = 15 min)
-El Golf: Modern financial district (7 metro stations = 22 min)

The apartment has an easy access to the Forestal-Uruguay - Metropolitan Parks axis, which allows a safe and pleasant bicycle tour in the city.
A must for cyclers!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $369 /week
Monthly Price: $1489 /month
Security Deposit: $200
Cleaning Fee: $20
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • tudo como combinado..localidade, excelente. apt conforme a foto.. limpeza ok..perto de tudo..o achado desse apt., e o supermercado abaixo do prédio..

    June 2014
  • I had a nice stay. The apartment looks exactly as shown in the photos and the check in and check out were super easy: they have an office with two staff members who can keep your luggage after you check out and arrange a taxi to the airport. I also used the common laundry room in the building, which was easy and convenient. The only problem is that the apartment was extremely cold. Temperatures were below zero in Santiago during my visit, and despite the fact that there were two heaters in the apartment, one in the living room and another by the bed, the apartment was always freezing.

    June 2014
  • The flat was exactly as shown in the pictures. The neighbourhood is quite nice.

    April 2014
  • We had a great time at Juan Pablo's apartment and he and the team in the office were very helpful when we had any question at all. The apartment is spacious and its location if perfect if you want to explore Santiago. Many sights and restaurants are within walking distance. Also, the supermarket on the first floor makes the stay really easy. We definitely would stay there again.

    Martina and Dieter, April 2014

    April 2014
  • We stayed at the "Loft in Bellas Artes-Best Location" for a few days in March 2014. We had an easy and simple check-in with Juan Pablo who was in his office as he had promised. Aside from the fact that it is located in a huge apartment building, it WAS the best location! We could see the Cerro Santa Lucia from the apartment and could walk to the park in about five minutes. In addition, we were within walking distance (5-10 minutes) to La Starria area with some great restaurants. Also, there is a grocery store right under the apartment which was very convenient!
    The apartment had a lot of windows, but we had to keep the blinds down most of the time due to the heat and the fact that the living room looked out at an office building; however, the place was cozy and totally worth it. In addition, you absolutely have to check out the pool at the top of the building! Great view! The only down side to the place: seriously lacking in kitchen tools (no sharp knife or cutting board, no salt and pepper) (c'mon!) and just basic kitchen stuff. And although the apartment was tidy and neat, it could have used a little more thorough cleaning in the kitchen (lots of gross crumbs stuck in the glass table) and the cabinets were a little dirty.
    But that said, I would totally stay there again.

    March 2014
  • This apartment is exactly as advertised. Very comfortable and well located. Rooftop pool and terrace were great, as were laundry facilities. Hosts were friendly and helpful. We had some challenges with the wifi which we resolved by using the free internet on the ground floor as well as by using the wifi in the lovely Caffe Opera just up the street. We would definitely stay there again.

    March 2014
  • The loft matched the pictures and was located in a convenient/safe location. I could walk pretty much everywhere. Because this is a big apartment complex, it had less of a personal touch than other airbnbs that I've stayed at, and I would have appreciated more than 1 towel. Otherwise, I recommend this as a good place to stay if you'd like to be in walking distance to Bellavista and Lastarria.

    February 2014
  • Exactly like the pictures, and even a nice view! Was super clean and comfortable. Easy to find, and groceries right below. We had our clothes cleaned across the street (as we were traveling for some time). Juan Pablo was a very gracious host.

    January 2014
  • Our new home away from home in Santiago. A sweet loft and Juan and his crew are top notch. I would love to stay there again...when I'm in Chile. BTW you need to know their company name for the doorman as a lot of orgs share the buildings. The pool in bldg A was a sweet touch as well.

    January 2014
  • Nous sommes très contents de notre séjour. Un appartement propre, confortable, bien équipé et bien situé au centre ville, avec un supermarché tout près. Un équipe serviable!

    January 2014
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I am an engineer from Santiago, Chile. I really like outdoors activities such as trekking, mountaineering, biking, and ski. I am very lucky to live in Chile where I can do all this.
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