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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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The Cranky Croc Hostel

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Cranky Croc backpackers hostel in the historic centre of Bogota is the ideal place to relax and meet other travelers.

Located nearby to Bogota most interesting sites, museums & nightlife, this beautifully remodeled colonial house features outdoor patios, lounge with big screen TV, netflix and directv, bar & restaurant, fully equipped guest kitchen, huge TV for sports, WiFi & internet terminals, 24 hour hot water, lockers with electrical sockets & many hooks in the dorms, tourist information, big beds with duvets & reading lamps, towels included, free luggage storage, laundry service & many social events. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    28 Jul 2019
    Awesome secure hostel. Has a pumping bar and unbelievable food located in a prime neighbourhood in bogota. Staff is super friendly and the owners a top bloke! Thanks for having us we’ll be back!
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Jul 2019
    Friendly staff, very accommodating. Clean, excellent location, quiet dorm area and good social area too. I signed up for the free walking tour at reception which was a great intro to Bogotá too
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Jul 2019
    Such a great hostel, dont have a single bad thing to say! Great vibe, nice staff, clean bathrooms and rooms, 10/10!
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Aug 2019
    Excellent hostel. Very centrally located in historic district of Bogota. Breakfast costs extra but is very good and reasonably priced. Nice bar and common area and hostel organises lots of activities etc. They also organise transfers to airport. Good buzz but not overly loud. Fantastic hot showers! Private rooms are very nice and spacious - only down side is they can get a bit hot - no air con. Would highly recommend overall.
    Ireland, All Female Group, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    16 Jul 2019
    Great location and helpful staff. Food is good but takes a while to arrive perhaps due to the strange ordering system that they use that leads to a lot of confusion. Rooms and showers were clean and of a high standard. Great atmosphere and was very easy to meet other travellers. Fair amount to do in the local area and within walking distance.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    18 Jul 2019
    Nice large hostel good for meeting lots of people. Plenty of bathrooms to use.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    12 Aug 2019
    The hostel is in a great location in the heart of La Candelaria and very clean. I was in a 10 bed dorm which was incredibly clean and travellers respectful of eachother so noise was minimal. The food was yum and the lounge area comfortable and chilled. Would stay again and recommend.
    Scotland, Female, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    03 Aug 2019
    Good clean place in the La Candelaria neighborhood. Mostly filled with backpackers from W. Europe, Australia and NZ. Clean and safe. Offers daily activities. Receptionist is not overly friendly but is knowledgeable. Has all the things a backpacker might need. Great restaurant. Overpriced though.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    23 Jul 2019
    This is a nice hostel! Everyone traveller who comes to Bogota seems to stay here. The hostel organised nights out (gringo tuesdays) which is a nice way of encouraging people to socialise. The “party bus” is hilarious (a coach where a bottle of pre mixed rum and coke is passed round) - make use of this drink because drinks at the night club are crazy expensive! Beds are comfortable but I was on the top bunk and literally thought the whole bed was going to collapse every time I climbed up
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6

    Good

    27 Jul 2019
    I don’t know how this hostel has such a good rating. The dorm was smelly and dark, the beds weirdly had no ladders and seemed unstable. Staff was overworked and stressed out. Absolutely no atmosphere, in the common area everyone’s just at their phones as this is the only place the WiFi works. The location is nice but for this price you’ll find many better hostels in the area.
    Germany, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Bogota

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