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El Viajero - Hostel & Suites Reviews

Washington Barbot 164, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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87%

Rating
1916 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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31%

this was the worst hostel i have ever stayed at. the room smelled like body odor and dirty sheets were on the floor. the bathroom did not even have a single hand towel to dry ones hands on, and towels for rent were over priced. the noise level at nigh was unbelievable: people were partying, yelling, screaming, and slamming doors ALL night long right outside our room. I could not sleep AT ALL because of the noise, and the hostel staff did nothing to make it quiet for those trying to rest.

  • 21st Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Uruguay
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

Walking distance from the boat and nice staff. I really liked this hostel!


94%

Really nice hostel with a very friendful staff. Also very easy to arrive when you come in by Ferry.


71%

Positive points: - great location - friendly and helpfull staff - rooftopterrace and nice sitting area inside and outside - breakfast included - safe/locker in the room Negative points: - quite expensive for a hostel (double room) - bathroom was very simple, not much space to put your stuff - very small kitchen

  • 16th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Very friendly, helpful staff.


91%

It was great and we would book El Viajero again! Very easy atmosphere - perfect for holidays


100%

loved staying here. staff is very helpful and super friendly. Good location


100%

Great value for the money, with very nice staff and atmosphere. Can really recommend El Viajero through whole Uruguay! //Bjorn & Jessica, Stockholm, Sweden


60%

Good location, short walk to port and to the old town. The room was very basic and expensive compared to other hostels, we didn't like how there were no shared bathrooms outwith the dorm. You were only meant to use the bathroom in your dorm. When there are 8 people this is not ideal. We got the impression that the staff did not want you to use AC during the day. A friend had a private room, for $35 with no fan or AC. If tt cut its price by 50% then it would be more value for money. Wifi is slow


91%

Couldn't ask for anything better out of a hostel, especially for a place like Colonia. Breakfast was nice and organized, internet worked well, and the atmosphere was perfectly set up to meet other travelers. I definitely recommend it!


71%

Smallish room with no window, but convenient location. Good breakfast. Friendly staff.


94%

Really friendly staff and a great location meant we had an excellent stay at this hostel. We were given good advice and help navigating the town and enjoyed our stay there. Thanks!


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)


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