Renaissance Santiago is a modern hotel of 181 rooms in the Vitacura neighbourhood of Santiago in Chile. The vibe throughout is contemporary and stylish, with designer fittings and modern art on the walls. Vitacura is an upscale and fashionable district, with shady, tree-lined avenues, some beautiful private houses and great shopping (many big fashion houses have stores here).
The spa at Renaissance Santiago is a calming wellness centre offering a steam room as well as treatments including body scrubs and wraps, facials and massages.
Bright and airy with floor-to-ceiling windows giving views of the mountains and the city, the rooms at Renaissance Santiago have contemporary furniture against a cool, neutral décor. In-room media includes LCD TVs with movie channels, iPod docks and radios, and high-speed internet access is available for a fee. Some rooms come with access to the Club Lounge, with complementary snacks, afternoon tea and cocktails.
There’s a fitness centre at Renaissance Santiago, as well as an unheated outdoor pool that’s open from October to March and includes a whirlpool. There are museums, galleries and shopping malls in the surrounding districts, or you can book onto a sightseeing trip, including winery tours, mountain excursions and ‘hop on and hop off’ tours of Santiago.
There are several dining options at Renaissance Santiago, including Catae – the hotel’s flagship restaurant – which serves Chilean classics given a modern twist as well as international flavours, and Shinsei, an Asian-fusion restaurant with a relaxed vibe. There’s also a roof terrace bar and a lounge bar.