About this listing
Rent a room in excellent condition, with closet, private bath, TV, internet, laundry, hot water and large kitchen. The apartment is located in the heart of Santiago de Chile, in a very young university district and entertaining. Close to major parks, pubs, universities, cultural and commercial centers. One block from the bus stop, 5 blocks from the subway station and bicycle lanes.
Arriendo habitación en excelente estado, con closet, baño privado, TV, internet, lavanderia, agua caliente y amplia cocina. El departamento esta ubicado en pleno centro de Santiago de Chile, dentro de un barrio universitario muy joven y entretenido. Cercano a importantes parques, pubs, universidades, centros culturales y comerciales. A una cuadra del paradero de buses, a 5 cuadras de la estación de metro y ciclovías.
HOW TO GET AROUND:
If you are staying in town more than a few days get a bip!-card at any subway station (Ch$1350, minimum recharge Ch$1000 [February, 2013]). This card is good for both subway and bus, and allows you free transfers between the two (you still have to swipe your card, but there is no deduction) in a 2 hour period.
Metro Santiago has a metro system with five lines and 94 stations, with many holding rotating art exhibitions. Trains run between roughly 6.00AM and 11.00PM, with each station posting the exact hours for the first and last trains. Buses run parallel to subway lines after hours. As of Feb 2013, tickets cost Ch$660 for peak periods (7.00AM to 9.00AM, 6.00 to 8.00PM), Ch$610 for shoulder periods (6.30AM to 7.00AM, 9.00AM to 6.00PM, 8.00PM to 8.45PM) and Ch$590 for low periods (before 6.30AM and after 8.45PM). Tickets are good for a single ride with unlimited transfers, and there is no time limit.
Bus Buses are mostly modern and run around the clock on the main lines. The only way to pay your fare is by bip!-card. You can buy this card and charge it in any metro station or in some stores. The card also allows for travel by metro.
Rent a Car Renting a Car is also a very good decision if you want to get around Santiago and its surroundings. You can find excellent cars, great service and cheap prices at Chilean Rent a Car (www.chileanrentacar.cl). The company is conveniently located few blocks away from Metro Baquedano in Barrio Bellavista, a "must visit" in Santiago.
Be clean, tidy and not bring more than 2 visits per night
Ser limpio, ordenado y no traer más de 2 visitas por noche