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Swiss Hostal Martinik Reviews

Carrera 4 # 11-88, Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia

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324 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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Great hostel in bogota, much better than the first hostel I stayed at, good staff, nice layout, but not a party hostel but still social! Highly Recomended


The hostel had a good location, central in Candelaria. Lots of nice things around there, and the old town seems charming. The workes are ok. Horrible was my bed! Like a piece of plastic that pillow, slept so bad on it. The rooms are overpriced for Colombia, cos' I slept afterwards in another hostel which was way more comfortable and cheaper.


Excellent location, awesome internet, very friendly owner that made my stay enjoyable. plenty of separate communal areas which is always handy to have your own chill out zone. a very well presented hostel thats always clean.


A very pleasant and relaxing stay, just what I needed after a gruelling flight from London!


This is a great hostel. Showers were always hot. Breakfast is help yourself and includes granola alongside the usual bread. Plenty of secure lockers for valuables both in the rooms


Facilities : great wifi, Powerpoints galore, not too many bathrooms Vibe: chilled. Nice owner and staff. Good location and secure.


The only problem is that the 10 bed dorm is in front of the very noisy Street but the other rooms are quiet. Central,safe accomodation with a very kind and helpful staff and a good, friendly atmosphere. A good place to relax after the visit of the"jungle" Bogota


there is staffs really kind n great! thank you so much to them


Great hostel with very friendly staff and the sweetest little hostel dog! Nice atmosphere, big kitchen and plenty of communal areas to hang out. Only stayed one night but would definitely stay there again if back in Bogota :)


clean hostel but lacked social atmosphere when I was there. Also at checkout, girl overcharged me and it took a 15 minute conversation to explain it her why it was wrong because she just kept shouting at me and being extremely rude. Even when it was clear that I had been overcharged , she proceeded to still have a go at me for some reason .. rather than just admitting she had made a small mistake, bizarre! However the english guy working there was really nice and helpful so thank god for him!


Super cold (colder within the hostel than outside) no hot water even though they advertise it and the water pressure is so low you can't really even shower. The beds are creaky and they turn off the lights in the common area early so it was hard to be productive anytime after 9pm. Though the staff meant well, they often gave us incorrect information. The best part of this hostel is the price, but honestly I would pay a few dollars more for a more comfortable place.


A great hostel. stayed in two others in the same neighborhood before, and this was by far my favorite... great atmosphere (not party but very friendly), great staff (every single one I met - friendly & helpful). definitely recommend this one


Nice hostel, super friendly staff! Good facilities, HOT showers, beds are rather small though.


I was supposed to stay two days and ended up staying well 8 days...I´m still there as I am writing this. Wi-Fi is super everywhere, Showers are warm (Tend to go a bit cold for a short time when a lot of people have taken a shower, avoid shower rush hour) Breakfeast is quite nice, cereals and toast, the basic. Beds are comfy, if tall, do take the 6 bedroom, longer beds. Clean also. Lastly the staff is amazing and will go out of their way to make you feel nice! Oh and there´s Bobby(doggy). Cheers


The staff at this hostel were so friendly, welcoming and informative! I really enjoyed staying here!


Friendly staff! The two girls at the reception always went out of their way to help me. Clean rooms, good hot showers and ample space to accommodate a fairly full hostel. Good location too, would stay again.


Great staff and location, very good people.

  • 4th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Venezuela
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


Everything was excellent!


Very nice hostel, we'll located nice personel and breakfast and coffee at all time are a plus.


Average hostel, have others around that are better. The owner is pretty nice. The showers are horrible.

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