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El Viajero Colonia Hostel & Suites

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Bollingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly. I had a little accident there and they helped me with everything. And it's really clean and comfy! And the location is really near from everything (omnibusterminal, puerto, citycenter, ...).

Thank Moe W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This place is perfectly located and popular especially amongst the young backpackercrowd. It has a pleasant atmosphere. The staff was generally a bit mixed, some need to give some of their collegues a few lessons on hospitality. Not that there is anything bad but some perform their duties a little too much on routine to my taste. I liked the...

Thank Pieter O
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The hostel was very clean and the staff very nice and welcoming. This hostel is in the very center, well situated, near the old Colonia. The hostel is cosy too, I loved it! I rent a bicicle there for one day, good to do the coast part.

Thank leamoreau4
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Great hostel, fantastic staff. Didn't love the people that stayed there but it was a great setup and location. DO NOT order the BBQ, one of the only disappointments in our trip. So all in all, GREAT hostel, nice location, great staff. But the BBQ, please say no.

Thank No9fletch
Brasília, DF
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Good location (you can walk from the bus station or the port). The hostel has a touch of vintage / antique just like the city. Clean with a good black coffee at breakfast. I recommend for the ones who likes hostels in general

1Thank meiry_hellen
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming and nice staff. I liked the chill atmosphere and the common areas. The kitchen is a bit small but it's well equipped. Good breakfast with both bred and cereals, in addition to fruits. I'll recommend El Viajero for backpackers, friends and vacations!

Thank Tor Kristian Ø
Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stayed here on Christmas Eve. Very nice staff (Thank you Sebastian). Our room was ok, clean and spacious enough. The hostel has a barbecue place, shared kitchen, a roof terrace and a lounge. It is located near the sights of colonia and only 5mins by taxi from the ferry terminal. Ideal if you ust want to hop over from...

Thank Gronings_Expat
Reviewed 11 January 2017

They overbooked me and without any previous warning, booked me a cheap hotel that didn't accept cash. I had to walk 3 km to withdraw money. I had to buy anti allergics either. TAKE CARE! Choose another place to stay.

Thank Tarso R
Brasília, Brasil
Reviewed 10 January 2017

They overbooked me and threw me to a cheap hotel that only accepted money. I had to walk 3 kilometers do withdraw money. They didn`t warn me before and by the time I arrived the front desk guy said ihe couldn't find my reservation but there was a room available. After this room misteriously vanished.

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1Thank trocha_361746
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Good: nice staff, clean but small rooms, breakfast Ok: amenities Bad: lots of party backpackers, who were very noisy until the early morning, no one seemed to care Location is also good but shouldn't be your main concern, since colonia is very small.

Thank DoDoFarouk

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El Viajero Hostel&Suites is located just a few meters away the famous historical center (declared World Heritage by UNESCO) and 5 blocks from the Port, Bus Station and the beautiful beaches! Colonia is considered the most beautiful city in Uruguay, due to the Historical Town and its museums, the Plaza Mayor‘ with its restaurants, the Iglesia Matriz (Oldest Cathedral of Uruguay), and its lighthouse, which you will find perfect for sightseeing: the old city, the beaches, the countryside and the national parks. The Hostel is located in a beautiful 19th-century house with all the comfort of the 21th-century: High roofs topped with wide skylights, fireplace, barbecue & solarium. We organize activities for you, both inside and outside the Hostel: Asados and typical foods, walking tours, bike rental, horse-riding at the countryside and at the beach, visits to museums, wineries, national parks and tourist ranches. The best prices and activities to discover the real Colonia del Sacramento. Come to visit Uruguay, we are giving our best for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Viajero Colonia Hostel & Suites

Address: Washington Barbot 164, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Colonia Department > Colonia del Sacramento
Price Range: $22 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Viajero Colonia Hostel & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Take some earplugs for a nice sleep.”
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“Warm, inviting, and comfortable. ”
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“Colonia is small, give yourself no more than 1 - 2 days to soak in the sights.”
O7305OIjonathanc, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If not on a tight budget - get a private ensuite room. They are upstairs and quiet”
Andyandsash, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The shared dorms are pretty nice with big lockers for bags under the beds but bring your own padlock”
YasmineSAN, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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