Che Lagarto Hostel Colonia Reviews
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The owner is wonderful and kind, lovely to interact with. She asks how you are in a motherly, loving way. She's eager to help and wants your experience to be great. She's even suggested to go for a walk along the seawall before going to bed to unwind and see the area. The hostel is different, not a far of the bathrooms but the wifi is great! Nice hostel tucked in the old part of the city. If you are looking for a party hostel, this definitely IS NOT it as it is far from the major party scene.
Nice hostel, good staff, very nice patio, very close to terminals (bus and ferry) so you don't have to carry your heavy pack far. Everything is close by in colonia. Only thing was, we killed 3 cockroaches in the girl's dorm. While I understand that this can happen, maybe set up traps when you know you have them in rooms? Hostel is very clean though.
Some of the locks under the beds don't match up so you cannot use them. Everything is spotless clean but unfortunately we had a few cocroaches in our dorm and I also saw some of them crawling in the kitchen. Breakfast is great!
- Novice Nomad
- Czech Republic
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Great hostel and great staff. Nice breakfast and clean rooms. Would definitely recommend Che Lagarto hostel.
Only stayed for one night (I think you don't need more for Colonia) but it was really nice, with a delicious bbq in the evening and live local music in the garden, overall a really friendly atmosphere. The area is quiet but close to the bus station, the ferry terminal and town. Staff were friendly and gave helpful advice about bike hire and horse riding, though you can't book either directly through the hostel. Would stay here again.
i really like it, very comfortable, the backyard is beautiful and a great place to just relax
The hostel is quaint and in the perfect location to the historic sites as well as close to the bus/port station. There was a good variety at breakfast. Staff was very friendly. Only stayed one night, but it had a charming atmosphere.
This hostel was lovely. We very much enjoyed the terrace, breakfast, and location. However, our night here was our worst night sleep in two months of travel in South America. The dorm rooms near the entrance are as good as sleeping on the street. Loud music, cars, and foot traffic were almost amplified in this space.
They have a pub inside that play music until 12:30 it was a nightmare stay. It is also expensive compared to other hostels nearby.
Nice and well run hostel. Rooms are secured by a card based access hotel style and there's always a friendly face of the staff around to help. Good Internet Connection!
We chose this hostel for its proximity to the bus station and ferry and for that it was excellent. It is an easy a 5 min walk to the old town. The staff are helpful and the hostel itself is adequate.
Nice hostel close to everything (though in Colonia it's hard not to be!), with a nice little common area and pretty decent kitchen. We booked a dorm and ended up being given a private room, which worked out great for us! The bed in there was really comfortable and it had AC.
Was an ok property! Close to port and bus station. Nice bed. Ok wifi.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Was only there for one night...but was exactly what we wanted. Great location, no surprises and good staff
Good enough place in colonia. Nothing special but easy to reach from port/bus station. Would stay again.
Loved the hammocks. Staff didn't speak a ton of English, but it was fine. Decent breakfast, not the best nor the worst. Good wifi connection. Located about 5 minute walk from bus station/ferry port, and about 10-15 minutes from the old town.
We were in a private double with private en suite. Great location and nice place but some other guests were playing guitar and singing until midnight when we were there. If you speak Spanish, you'd probably have a great time joining in but if you want a good nights sleep, this probably isn't the place for you...
Basic hostel, dorms cramped and not enough sockets, there was only one socket to use by someone elses bed. No lamps and only 2 showers. Good location in beautiful Colonia
Relaxing hostel for staying before you head off to Buenos Aires or further into Uruguay. Very clean, affordable and good breakfast.
Good location to the port, helpful staff, clean, would recommend.