Hotels, Hostels, Places to Stay
Online booking services for chile are becoming common. The following services work well:
Exemption from 19% IVA sales tax
When booking with hotels take note of the IVA (sales tax requirements); some hotels quote prices with the 19% tax, some without. The ones that quote without means two things....
- If you are Chilean, or a resident or are in Chile for more than 59 days, you need to pay the 19% IVA,
- If you are a foreigner in the country for less than 59 days and not for business, you do not need to pay IVA if the hotel provides this option, and you pay with a foreign credit card, or in USD.
Hotels and Hostels in this wiki
For local information, see the respective city or town article for short-term accommodation in that area.
They are listed on the Regions, Cities, and Towns in Chile article.
Or go directly to the Santiago article.
The short-term accommodation listed in the wiki are usually recommended by at least one allchile.net forum member. This does not guarantee good service and/or good prices, of course.
Hotels and hostels lists
Some websites have lists of hotels and hostels. No one has checked the existence or quality of hotels and hostels on these lists: