Hotel Mercure Santiago Centro
sits in Santiago Downtown just a short walk from the metro station Santa Lucia. The numerous close-by historical sites provide a trip rich of Chilean culture to the travellers willing to take a stroll in the hotel´s vicinity. For those into more vigorous walks, Cerro Santa Lucia is just opposite to the building, and in the nearby artisan-market of same name, hikers find many kiosks where they can buy refreshments, typical Chilean snacks and beautiful jewellery pieces made of silver and lapislazuli (a beautiful blue stone).
Ranking a high position in TripAdivor´s traveller´s choice, the most popular feature of this hotel is the competent, efficient customer service. Currently undergoing extensive renovation, returning guests believe that Hotel Mercure Santiago Centro will now rank even higher under the new administration of experienced Accor Hotel chain.
Some of the hotel´s installations are: a spacious gym equipped with modern cardio machines, 140 non-smoking rooms including a baby crib, whenever solicited, as well as an additional small bed for young children, a restaurant – Amaranto – whose international cuisine preparations are popular even among passers-by, and the lively lobby bar, where clients can relax at the sound of night live music.
Did you know? Cerro Santa Lucia is a small hill filled with historical facts. Back in 1872 under the administration of Benjamin Vicuña Mackenna, the hill was gifted with some extensive projects of urbanization which included the construction of a small church, pathways and hundreds and hundreds of trees. It is nowadays known as one of the biggest legacy of this important figure of Chile´s politics and history.