Debaines Hotel Santiago
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Soon, next to the Opera.
The Debaines Hotel in the historical center of Santiago
Rooms & Suites
Fifty guest rooms and suites marked by green luxury.
A choice of calm studios of 28 to 34 square meters, and airy, luminous rooms of 36 to 44 square meters, affording views over the historic ensemble of one of Santiago’s most beautiful squares.
Suites ranging from 50 to 90 square meters, in one and two bedroom configurations, also combine into a Presidential Floor of 220 square meters. Each suite features a separate living room, thus ensuring privacy and allowing hospitality right in the suite of the future hotel.
Food & Drinks
The Gran Café concept blends old-world coffee house traditions with Latin American charms and cordiality.
Teatime in the lobby and terraces, a theatre dinner or a cocktail in the bar lounge with views over classic Santiago – the future gastronomic pleasures are in the making right now.
The Copper Room, a serene and more formal fine dining room, shall provide the frame to great conversations and fine dining.
Play & Relax
The sundeck on the rooftop and the well-appointed gym with panoramic views will accommodate every personal rhythm, inviting to activity or relaxation.
Meeting & events
Senatorial meetings in three classic board rooms, private dinners or a product presentation; a press conference and the signing of a long negotiated contract shall find their representative space and discerning service in the future hotel Debaines.
Service excellence and urban sophistication mark the ambition of the founding hoteliers. Both combining a long history of hospitality service in hotels and destinations on four continents.
Inspired by Santiago’s Master Architect
Claude François Brunet-Debaines (1799-1855, Santiago de Chile) was the first son of a dynasty of French architects and artists from Vannes in Brittany.
Brunet-Debaines built various hôtels in Paris in collaboration with his brother Charles Fortuné-Louis. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and was attached to the famous Manufacture de Sèvres.
In 1848 President Manuel Bulnes appointed him architect to the government of Chile.
He arrived in Chile at a moment of particular cultural flourishing and his responsibilities included the design of institutional buildings commissioned by the government, as well as the education of a new generation of Chilean architects.
The very first professional architectural course was therefore established and briefly directed by himself, educating great architects like Aldunate and Vivaceta in the new Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism.
Revered as Claudio Francisco Brunet de Baines, he brought to Chile the Beaux Arts architectural language.
The results of this early French connection can be easily recognized in buildings that define the classic Santiago of today – such as the Teatro Municipal, the Congreso Nacional, the former parliament building, the Archbishop’s Palace on Plaza de Armas, and the front of the University of Chile, all of which were constructed in the second half of the nineteenth century and finished under the supervision of Lucien Henault, his colleague and successor.
Private buildings and residences, together with the first designs for the present-day Galería Matte shopping gallery, as well as one of the most popular wedding chapels, the Iglesia de la Vera Cruz on Avenida Lastarria, comprise the legacy of this great architect.
The hotel’s architect Juan Sabbagh Pisano, winner of the National Architecture Prize, and the Design Studio Paula Gutierrez Erlandsen took the classical inspirations of Santiago’s master architect with the ambition of creating a contemporary interpretation, incorporating it into the historic ensemble marked by Brunet-Debaines’ famous Teatro Municipal.
The future Debaines Hotel Santiago strives to honor the memorable contribution Claude François Brunet-Debaines bestowed on the country and capital of Chile.
Hotel Debaines Santiago, Agustinas 720, Plaza Mekis, Santiago de Chile.