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The Cranky Croc Hostel Reviews

Calle 12d No. 3-46, La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia

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90%

Rating
844 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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91%

Crank Croc is a great little hostel right in the heart of old town Bogota! There are loads of resteraunts, bars and clubs near by and a great nightlife. Lovely beds charging on lockers and cheap breakfast. A really cool hostel I'd recommend to anyone. The wifi is terrible there though and they charge to use the printer to print boarding passes etc which personally I think is cheeky of them considering iv stayed at nearly 50 hostels and this is the first place to do that!!


94%

Really friendly hostel with a good vibe in La Candelaria area of the city. Great shower/bathroom facilities for the dorms and the whole place is kept very clean. Good sociable atmosphere in the common areas and the staff are always willing to help out with advice and transport etc. Would definitely recommend.


71%

Great atmosphere,nice rooms,with clean towels included!The Aussie guy was really helpful & friendly on arrival,however I can't say the same about the other staff. We were short on pesos & they wouldn't take the balance in dollars but would exchange currency for us at a shocking rate!The 'taxi' they organised to the terminal for us drove like he'd just robbed a bank & didn't know where it was & stopped to ask several times nearly causing us to miss our bus!Good hostel but pity about some staff.


100%

very nice rooms, very clean bathrooms and showers. i have been many times to bogota and this is the best hostel. only the bbq night was overpriced and the breakfast that you can order is quite small but still tasty.


83%

All good, coming back!


94%

Nice hostel in a good location. Great bathrooms.


100%

Great, fun and helpful staff. Comfy beds, hot showers, clean and well located. Go to Bogota? Go to Cranky Croc!


80%

Only stayed one night because the loud construction noise woke us up around 8am after arriving in the middle of the night by bus from Salento. Staff seemed apologetic but couldn't guarantee when it would be finished that week so we headed elsewhere. The showers were modern and great! Private room was tiny and no private bath.


100%

Great hostel, good location, nice helpful and friendly staff, bed is nice and comfy, hostel is clean, one of the best hostels I've stayed at in Colombia

  • 21st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

great hostel. very clean, good beds, outlets in the lockers. amazing showers.


91%

They don't except credit card which is annoying.

  • 14th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Hey loved this place the best beds and showers a cool place to hang out and the staff were amazing ,well worth a look with a great location


97%

The cleanest bathrooms in South America! Chargers in lockers in the dorms is a nice touch. Great atmosphere.


91%

Really clean good hostel, in a great location


100%

Great hostel! Very clean, good food and comfy beds. Compliments to the great staff, they help you with everything! Definately recommed this hostel to everyone.


80%

really well located in the Candélaria ,quite calm when they are not working in the building next door !! clean ,the banos are new a lot of Anglosaxon ,very few French people but WE WERE THERE !!


86%

Good atmosphere, helpful staff, clean and secure. The neighborhood can be dangerous after 10 pm. The hostel arranges taxis for a price over the meter, probably with known taxi drivers. They would say that was for security reasons, but it did not seem honest to me.


94%

great hostel, cool social communal area with benches to sit at and meet people.. good new showers and nice comfy beds with duvets!! staff are helpful and the chef there does good breakfasts (have to pay extra) but also dont miss the bbq, the meat is amazing!


97%

Great hostel! Great showers, toilets, beds, breakfast, computers, wifi, staff and vibe in general! Also has a good kitchen to cook, and supermarket close by. Cool common area to mingle. Can bring in your own beers!


100%

Fantastic place!! Incredibly nice staff, very clean and all the great features you always wanted in a hostel (plugs in the lockers, reading lights, etc.)!

  • 14th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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