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The Cranky Croc Hostel

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Calle 15 No. 3-46 | La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the hostel in November. They also organized me an airport pickup late at night what I thought was very comfortable being exhausted from a long flight. Couldn't have chosen a better hostel to start my south american tour. It is located right at la candelaria and offers nice activities. Also the staff was nice and the prices reasonable.... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to book a bed in a dorm in Cranky Croc Hostel after a friend recommended it to me. I have heard not the best things about Bogotam that there are so many other greater cities in Colombia, but I liked it so much I stayed longer than I originally planned and I believe it was also due to... More 

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Barrie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on March 14th , 15th and 28th 2015 Great hostel! Stayed here for 2 nights when I flew in to Bogota, and one night before I left Colombia. Beds are comfortable and dorm rooms don’t feel cramped like some hostels. Lockers have outlets for charging electronics in them and are nice and big. Bathrooms and showers feel private... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel and her very nice staff made me feel at home, from the second I walked in. The staff is very helpfull and the atmosphere in te hostel is good. Clean rooms and bathrooms, located in a good area of the city.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very helpful when I needed to book a flight and couldnt purchase it online. They called the airline for me and made my reservation, even after a long wait on hold. The facilities are nice, a few different chill areas so you can socialize, watch TV, or be quiet and read a book. I am staying in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

What else could you ask for? The staff were friendly and helpful, the hostel was clean and sociable with a decent kitchen. We had a great 2 nights here, was a lovely way to end out trip to Colombia. Would come again!

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Chatel-St-Denis
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Enjoyed a lot to be there. The dormitory was spacious and the staff were nice. I stayed only one day but it looks like there is a nice atmosphere and I was able to meet more people travelling in the same place. Definitively recommand this place!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The Cranky Croc is a decent option in the Candelaria. It has a nice common space which you will enjoy especially at night when the area is not the safest in the city. The staff is very helpful, especially Jesus who is a real character. In the end we had a nice stay, the hostel is quite basic, a bit... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We absolutely loved our stay here the beds are so comfy and everything is spotless. The showers are hot and clean, the bathrooms are brand new. All the guests we came across were so friendly and the staff members were extremely helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend this hostel to anyone going to Bogota.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Didn't even have the chance to stay the night here but based here for the day - staff couldn't have been more friendly and were absolutely charming. Very helpful with things to do and let us base there when we were homeless. Can't review the accommodation but for kindness they get 5 stars from me.

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