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Platypus Hostel

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Traveller (7)
Room & Suite (2)
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good17%
  • Average25%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible9%
  • 14 Mar 2016
  • 2 Mar 2016
    “Really happy stay here!”
Calle 16 No 2-43, Bogota 111711 Colombia See on map
Free Internet
Room Service
Fitness centre
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 26 September 2008

This place did nt seem to know us when we arrived although we had reserved and stayed in contact via email during the week of arrival. There was no booking for us at the hostel so they took us to the casa....it was lovely but...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2008

I really enjoyed my stay there even though it was only one night. The owner, Herman, was very friendly and offered a beer to welcome me to the hostel. Room was very simple however, hot water was at any time. There are no heaters in...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2007

I feel compelled to write and say how absolutely shocking this place is. After having confirmed a reservation by email on more than one occasion, including the day of arrival, I arrived at 10pm off a transatlantic fligt to find that there was no room...More

1  Thank R P
Reviewed 17 December 2006

I slept in a dorm here. It's a very popular place and I highly recommend booking ahead of time. My favorite part of this place was the great communal room where it's easy to meet people and socialize. The hammocks in the lobby are great...More

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Free Internet
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Platypus Hotel Bogota
Colombia > Bogota
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Platypus Hotel Bogota
Colombia > Bogota
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"I graded swimming pool and fitness center as excellent... but they dont have one??"
22 May 2013
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"Great for small people(no offence),if you are a large person consider somewhere else.Dont take room 1 as..."
14 Feb 2013
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"The rooms upstairs have a little more private and secluded."
11 Dec 2012
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"Away from the office as buzzer rings all night."
25 Jan 2012
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