Welcome To Santiago
Welcome to Santiago, enjoy the charms of this wonderful city, where tradition and modernity converge, shops of famous designers and local artisans, upscale restaurants with a diverse gastronomic shows, and our famous wines.
Our hotel has three towers, with exclusive services that distinguish us as icons of the hotel in our city, relax with a pisco sour in our Benatino Bar, enjoy a pleasant coffee in our Lobby Café or simply relax in our spacious rooms with overlooking the majestic Cordillera de los Andes.Pero mostly stay with the tranquility of guaranteed excellent service from our concierge staff.
After enjoying our delicious breakfast buffet, I invite you to walk by renowned Providencia Avenue, where you will find shops, restaurants, bookstores and cafes. Five blocks, find the newly opened Mall Costanera Center, with stores internationally recognized restaurant famed Hard Rock Café. By midmorning, a walk in the Pueblito Los Dominicans will let you appreciate our craftsmanship, especially with Lapis Lazuli stone unique to our region. If you just like to enjoy, I suggest walking along Avenida Andrés Bello, where will find yourself the Sculpture Park and Bicentennial Park, which features an artificial lagoon.
After a morning in our heated indoor pool, I invite you to know the city center, ten minutes by taxi or twenty in our modern and clean subway ( Metro ), you can see part of our history, to visit the Presidential Palace, with his Cultural Center, the famous Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral of Santiago as the protagonist, or the renowned National Museum of Fine Arts. The Cerro Santa Lucia, with its traditional cannon twelve, let him have a partial view of downtown from the top. A pleasant walk through the beautiful Lastarria where you can find many courtyards with upscale restaurants and ice cream shops, ice cream flavors with little known. And if it comes to seafood, you can not pass up the opportunity to see the Central Market, for your dining pleasure.
Night of Santiago has a magic that invites you to enjoy every neighborhood. Do not forget that our hotel has restaurant famed Asian Temple or enjoying the delicious pasta at Pasta e Basta always crowded. A two minute walk, Avenue Isidora Goyenechea, find alternatives around 15 restaurants, with various national and international dishes. For more bohemian Barrio Bellavista combines traditional and modern restaurants and clubs with good level. Nueva Costanera Avenue (five minutes by taxi), presents the exclusive restaurants and the highest standards of service in the city. Neighborhood Italy, one of the latest culinary offerings will enjoy a memorable experience. If you like to surprise your partner, be sure to visit the Enoteca or Restaurant Camino Real, the Cerro San Cristobal, a restaurant located at the top of the hill of the same name, which, I assure you will have a great view of the city. For a dinner show, restaurants Bali Hai or Adobes de Argomedo, merge cuisine with traditional dances of our country.
Santiago a Mil Festival
The Santiago a Mil Festival event is the most significant performing arts in Chile. It falls in the month of January of each year since 1994 in the metropolitan area with a presence in theaters, streets and open spaces. Its programming includes national and international theater, dance and music, with an emphasis on contemporary aesthetics and new languages. Each issue reviews the artistic production of a guest country and incorporates a selection of the best shows produced in Chile during the last season, along with a sample of productions from Latin America, Europe and Asia.
On 11th September, Chile remembers the conflict between President Allende and General Pinochet. It is marked by cultural activities in many parks.
Every summer the Municipal Theatre puts on free concerts.
During Holy Week at the ending of March, many of Santiago's restaurants serve only fish.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Catedral de Santiago
The biggest church in Santiago where the Bishop holds Mass every Sunday. The Cathedral holds a collection of relics from priests past.
Cerro San Cristóbal
San Cristóbal Hill is the city's biggest hill. At the top you will find the chapel and landmark statue of the Virgin Mary. There's also the famous Camino Real restaurant, the Zoo and the Teleférico or cable car.
Cerro Santa Lucía
The famous location of the old Spanish forts.
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
The region's most important museum covering the early history of Latin America. You'll find exhibits tracing the cultures of the Peruvian Incas and the Mexican Mayas.
Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro
A meeting point for the writers and artists of Santiago. Every morning a fleamarket takes place near the coffee shops.
WHAT TO PACK
Santiago has four very distinct seasons, if you come in summer, bring sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat, in a good winter coat and umbrella, rain usually occurs between May and July, if you like the snow, will find yourself ski resorts within an hour's drive, so I recommend you bring parka and boots.
- Avenida Vitacura 2885
- Santiago , CP7550024
- Front Desk +56-2-23942000
Distance 30 KM / 18.64 MI NORTH WEST to Hotel
Taxi Charge (one way): $40.00 (USD)
Drive 25 KM SouthT through Costanera Norte Oriente,then take left on exit #13 La Concepción, then take left through Costanera Andrés Bello through Presidente Riesco Avenue and turn to right on Vitacura Avenue.
Station Name: Estacion Central
Distance 10.0 KM / 6.21 MI WEST to Hotel
Taxi Fee From Train Station: $20.00 (USD)
From the Hotel: take Vitacura to the south through Av. Bernardo O'Higgins (locally known as Av. "Alameda"), then on Av. Exposicion you turn to the left.
Subway Name: TOBALABA
Distance 0.5 KM / 0.31 MI SOUTH WEST to Hotel
Taxi Fee From Subway Station: $5.00 (USD)
From Tobalaba Station: cross Apoquindo Avenue, turn to the right on Encomenderos Avenue, at the intersection of Vitacura you turn to the left; 4 blocks more to the north is the hotel.
- Parking Available/210 Spaces
- Daily Self Parking Fee: $20.00 (USD)
- Controlled and paid access gates to iluminated parking.
- Controlled Access Gates to Parking
- Parking Area Equipped with Lights
A hotel taxi or shuttle bus is available to take you from the airport to the InterContinental Santiago. The hotel taxi operates 24 hours a day. These cost USD 60.00 and should be booked in advance with the concierge. Otherwise guests can take an airport taxi which will cost approximately $38.00.
Languages spoken by staff
- High-speed Internet Access
- Wireless Data Connection