Featured Destination: Santiago, Chile

W Santiago
Our Exclusive Amenities for 2019

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests

  • 100 USD Equivalent Food & Beverage credit, to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)

  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Fun Facts:

  • Santiago is home to the oldest university in North and South America. The Universidad de Chile dates back to 1622.

  • Chile is the fifth largest exporter of wine and the ninth largest producer. The first wine grapes were planted in the country in 1554, brought by Spanish Conquistadores. Chile produces more than 10 million hectoliters of wine per year.

  • Due to its central location and natural surroundings, it possible to both ski the mountains and swim at the beach in the same day!

Destination Background:

Santiago is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas. It sits on the West side of South America in a valley surrounded by the snow-capped Andes Mountains and the Chilean Coast Range. 40% of Chileans live in this dynamic city. It is versatile with a growing economy, renovated arts scene, rich indigenous culture, and many valleys boasting some of the world’s finest wine. Santiago's native institutions exhibit strong European and North American influences throughout this cosmopolitan center. There has been a resurgence of mestizo artisanship, especially in music, theatre, painting, and literature as it is on the cusp of a modern-day renaissance.

Where We Would Stay: W Santiago

Against a panoramic backdrop of the snow-capped Andes, W Santiago reinvents style and sophistication in the city's most fashionable and trendsetting enclave, a fascinating universe of urban innovation amid cobblestone streets and glitzy skyscrapers. It's a playful mix of modern design and pampering comforts make this 196-room hotel a standout in the city’s most trendsetting district. Regional art and handcrafted details complement the clean, European stylings; floor-to-ceiling windows frame snowcapped Andean peaks. The hotel is impressive in more ways than one with a 6,000-bottle, 40-foot-high wall of wine, which comprises Santiago’s largest collection!

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