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El Viajero - Hostel & Suites Reviews

Washington Barbot 164, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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87%

Rating
1885 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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86%

this place was nice, we had the double room and it awesome


94%

Very helpful staff, room and bathroom were great


94%

The rooms were lovely and clean and the staff, particularly a woman called Jasmine, were very helpful and friendly. One night we stayed there we tried the asado, which was both good value for money and very tasty. More importantly, this place has good vibes and a pleasant atmosphere - on both nights we stayed there were plenty of sociable people to chat with and play music into the night.

  • 10th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Nice hostel in a good location, and good breakfast. Staff were nice. Not very thick walls between the dorms and the bar next door though!


71%

We had generally a great stay and are actually regretting not to have stayed another night. I usually don't appreciate use of credit card to be charged extra. It is a service that should be offered for free. And if charge, maybe 1-2% but not 5%. On the contrary the exchange rates given for some currencies seemed too good to be true. Maybe give this a bit of a mix? ;-) Loved the deck upstairs. Flyscreens would be great and buy a new frying pan :-) Thanks you again.. Marko

  • 7th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


83%

Good stop off hostel. Basic, which is all you need in colonia for 1 nights stay.


86%

Comfortable hostel, great staff. Thanks again, Paula for your help and graciousness!


89%

The staff at El Viajero was really nice, friendly and hospitable. They were able to answer all our questions and gave us the low down on what to do, which bars to check out, etc. Buena onda.

  • 2nd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

Nice hostel in the centre of Colonia. Has the things you need for a short stay in Colonia. Nice living room to chill out. Tip: have breakfast on the roof terrace if the weather is suitable, a nice way to wake up :)


83%

El Viajero was a great spot for a quick Colonia trip. It had a very laid back vibe and nice rooftop, and is close walking distance to everything. The breakfast is pretty standard and there weren't enough people there to do the BBQ but the staff gave us recommendations of where to go. Overall we had a good stay here and I would recommend it.


80%

In a nice old building about ten minutes walk from the ferry port and very close to the historic town centre. The staff were nice as was the common area and breakfast. Rooms were quite basic but nothing bad to say the least.

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Thank you very much for your comment! Greetings from all the staff at El Viajero!

89%

This hostel is great. Just a litlle feedback to the staff, it's important to avoid doing noise inside the room when showing the facilites to new guests.

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Thank you very much for your suggestion! We'll keep in mind! Greetings from all the staff at El Viajero!

91%

This hostel was great. No issues at all. They have a cozy living room with a fireplace that warms up the whole place, included with a guitar for anyone to play. The breakfast was simple but tasty. Right next to the historic part of Colonia and next door to a craft brewery with amazing beer.


100%

The staff was very helpful and made the stay very pleasent. I have been at the Colonia location before and I was very pleased with the amenities and the warm welcome. Very friendly and great atmosphere. No doubts I´ll come back in the future. Godspeed, Ed

  • 4th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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Thank you very much! I hope whenever you want! It was a pleasure for us! Greetings from all the staff at El Viajero!

86%

Location is great, close to the historic area. Friendly and helpful staff. Large dorm rooms with own ensuite which is good.


100%

One of the best hostels in South America. It has everything, including bicycles and an Iron.


100%

This is one of a few hostels that has everything - excellent hostel!


94%

Place is great location , nice staff, good céreal for breakfast , and clean ... Baths need some updates :) but good for the money!


100%

Very friendly staff, great atmosphere, good location. Very clean, comfortable beds. I also stayed in el Viajero in Montevideo which was also very good but not as good.


91%

the only problem that i've got, was the fact that i reserve one room and they have some problems to put me in the one that i what it. so i ve to change places. bu the el viagero bb was very good.

  • 2nd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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