Stay in Santiago Centro if you come from regions
Chile is positioning itself as an important destination in business tourism. According to the classification of the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA), it is ranked third in the countries of the region that most welcomed these events in 2015. Those who travel for work account for almost 30% of tourist income in Chile .
5 advantages of staying in the center of Santiago
Santiago is a city of contrasts, modern and cosmopolitan, with a recognized cuisine and lively nightlife, safe and stable economically. Choose the center of Santiago to organize your future business events, see everything that this city can offer you:
1. Meeting centers
Santiago has convention centers for more than 7 thousand people and spaces of more than 33 thousand square meters to locate exhibitions.
You can find in the hotels of the downtown area, highly equipped meeting rooms for your business meetings. With a staff specialized in the management of events, obtaining for your guests a dedicated attention and a personalized and quality service.
2. First class hotels
If you organize a business trip in Santiago you will find more than 10,000 rooms in 4 and 5 star hotels, close to metro stations and with unbeatable facilities. The Hotel Galerias is close to the main tourist points of the city.
3. Public transportation nearby
The best way to get around from the center of Santiago is the Metro, with a modern infrastructure, this service covers a large part of the capital. Most of the lines cross the center of the city, like the bus system that complements the Metro service, which is known as Transantiago .
4. Access to the airport
If you make a business trip in Santiago, you have a special bus service: Centropuerto , with a departure frequency every 10 minutes and stops at metro stations such as Los Héroes or Estación Central. In addition, you can choose the Turbus service, which has similar characteristics or hire a transfer in the same air terminal. There are also taxis with guaranteed rate (Controlled Track) and different transport alternatives (Tourism / Executive / Basic).
5. Leisure areas and restaurants
The center of Santiago is rich in gastronomic places dedicated to traditional Chilean food. Within the Central Market we have "Donde Augusto", famous for its fish and seafood dishes. "La Casona del Centro" specializing in grilled meats or homemade pastas or "Las Delicias de Quirihue" dedicated to southern food. The Vichuquén restaurant , in the Hotel Galerias, is characterized by offering the best Chilean flavors with a top quality service.
As places of leisure, do not miss the Barrio Lastarria, of high architectural value, with restaurants, cafes, museums and art galleries.