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Alegria's Hostel Reviews

Calle 9 # 02-13, Bogota, Colombia

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86%

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761 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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49%

When we arrived, the hostess did not smile and the hostel was very disorderly and not welcoming or clean place to walk in. The website is TOTALLY misleading in how the hostel looks!!! he hostess played rap and reggaeton music very loudly until night time. The next day it was better and the hostess was cheerful and kind, but the first impression was not good. Also we had mistakenly thought there were private bathrooms. It just didn't end up being a good fit for what we were expecting.

  • 7th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Nice place friendly staff clean rooms Strongly recommend this hostel

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wow Kim thanks for take a time for make a beutyfull review! Welcome always at home, we hope to see you soon.

86%

Had a great time at alegrias! Great location and attracted a really cool, mellow but fun crowd. Definitely recommend.

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You are great, thats why you get the best expiriens where ever you are. People like you make our beutyfulll atmospher.Thanks for your coment and please come back soon

100%

Staying at Alegria's Hostel was nothing short of an awesome experience. Alegria makes you feel like you are at home, and offers travel tips, and ginger tea when you're sick (as I was). There are two big, sweet, gentle dogs, which adds to the feeling of security that the heavy, locked front door provides. The place is absolutely charming, comfortable and safe. The staff is incredibly warm and welcoming. I'm staying again when I return to Bogota in two weeks after traveling a bit.

  • 8th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Amanda Wow, Thanks this is flowers for us, we love to ready this beutyfull comment, thank! This is your house, always we will be here for you, always welcome. Thanks!

77%

Very helpful staff and a nice clean comfortable hostel. The private room was lovely.

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Esme, thaks for your time here, thanks for beutyfull comment. This hostel is just love, from people that are happy for to know pleople like you. We love to do this for people like you. Come back soon. Thanks!!!!

74%

The place has a perfect location. The neighborhood is good for those who want visit some museums, eat good and cheap food, walk around and feel the young people that moves the culture of bogota. But the staff knows almost no English and nothing about what it's nice to do around. The house is beautiful but it seems to be a little bit abandoned. My room had a terrible smell of humidity and no hot water on the two days. Poor breakfast also! Got potential but needs more attention!


100%

The staff was kind, helpful, and welcoming. The facilities were clean and the breakfast was wonderful! I can't say enough about how much I love this hostel.

  • 28th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Melanie, Thanksssss! We love you too, we will love to have you here soon. This is your house, realy thanks for your beutyfull coments.

80%

I would give this place 3 out of 5. Not enough electric sockets available, especially not in the dorms area and you need to pay 5,000 COP for renting a towel if you're staying in the dorm. No places to hang your clothes in the not so great nor cleaned shower. Small lockers are around the lobby. None for the equipment. The staff are great and the location is fanatic. As I've, I would give this place 3 out of 5.

  • 27th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Nice hostel! Good to meet people and as central as you can get.. Allegria is hot too.. Just saying.

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THANKS! LOVELY COMMENT!

94%

Das Hostel war wirklich sehr schön und familiär. Die Mitarbeiter sind sehr sehr hilfsbereit und super freundlich!!!

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Gracias!! Q lindo comentario, siempre bienvenido, esta es su casa! Esperamos tenerle pronto de nuevo aqui.

69%

Internet sometimes hardly working, when working was ok. Pictures showcs nice hostel, in reality its not that beautiful. Double room is cold and just nearby common areas what makes it really noisy. Showers not tgat clean but ok.


91%

Really sociable hostel run by a tireless two locals who strive to ensure everyone has a superb stay. Couldn't have been more generous, feels like a communal home.

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Thanks! we love your coment, hope to see you soon ;)

94%

Great cosy place! Super smilly, helpful and nice staff, with croissants and really good juice for breakfast. Great laid-back and convivial vibe.

  • 6th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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:D we love to do our job cause people like you, this hostel is just getting the best people ever, thats the vibe, thaks you! Always welcome, this is your home

77%

10 bed dorm is a bit cramped and 3 bathrooms not enough for whole hostel. Good location in Candeleria and friendly staff.


91%

The staff are super friendly, limited English though, but enough friendly Spanish speakers pass through to lend a hand. The two best dogs you could ask for, and great hot water showers.


83%

Great staff, great place... Definitely recommend! I love that they refused to speak English but are super patient and encouraging with their Spanish! Such a cool set up and relaxing spot to be!

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thanks for your really nice comment, we do it with love and people like you is what make the beautiful vibe here, sorry about our English, we all are learning and we enjoy it! See you soon. you are always welcome in Bogota, this this your home.

100%

I absolutely love this hostel. Two friends and i stayed here for the better part of two weeks. We stayed for a week, left for ten days and came back for another weeo and alegria let us leave our bags in storage for ten days! The staff is perfect. Viviana and alegria are the best. I could go on and on. The hostel is like a quaint intimate home, a short walk from the main piece of the candelaria. The kitchen is the best, they have tons of utencils and a decent breakfast in the morning. Stay here!

  • 23rd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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All our Love for you and your friends! I hope you come back soon here, we really enjoy the time with you all. Remember us, we will never forget you crazy beautiful people. Un gran recuerdo.

100%

Favourite hostel in Colombia. Staff are really friendly and attempt to speak English. Rooms are extremely nice. Top bunk can be a bit of a death trap, but other than that perfect hostel.

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Thanks!!! this beautiful comments are the reason that push us to be betters every day, thank you for to stay with us and thank for your beautiful energy. ESta siempre sera tu casa and Colombia your place to be ;) Hope to see you soon. Welcome always here.

66%

They have two large dogs. Should have mentioned that since some ppl are allergic or scared or them and there for there was dog hair on couch


91%

Great hostel, 2 lovely friendly dogs, super friendly staff, excellent hospitality! ! Beds really soft which didn't please me but im sure some will like. Awesome hot showers, warm blankets. Stay here!!!

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Thanks for your coment, Moka and Poker, our dogs realy love to live around beutyfull people like you. Thanks for recomend us and take your time for send us this beutyfull energy. Coments like yours, are our happinnes.

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