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The Cranky Croc Hostel

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 hotel reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This must be the best hostel I have stayed during my 3 months trip from California to Mexico and through Cuba finally to Colombia, Bogota. Everything here is really clean and showers and toilets are hotel standard! Common kitchen is kept really clean too! Beds in the dorms are good quality and the pillow and sheets super comfortable and warm... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Far from a pleasant experience. The private room was small, noisy and extremely cold. Common area was freezing and the roof was leaking. For 50 dollars per night, it was way overpriced. We shortened the duration of our stay at the cranky crock to stay elsewhere in Bogota and got more comfort for less money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I've now stayed here twice while visiting bogota. Upon my second visit to bogota I stayed at a different for one night but it wasn't up to par with the cranky croc so I came back here again The staff here are very friendly and the hostel is in a great location They have a good social area and TV... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stayed twice during our recent trip to Colombia. First time we stayed in a 4 person private en-suite room and second time in a shred dorm. It is a very well run hostel with excellent security. The location is great, the staff are friendly, the bathrooms are clean and the prices good value for money. For the modern traveller... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

the hostal is really nice, with new bathrooms and a nice courtyard. Also the stuff is really friendly and they all speak english. Therfor we are about 30 years...maybe it was a bit to "young" for us... The area, calendaria, is very nice and maybe the best place to stay in bogota.

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Address: Calle 15 No. 3-46 | La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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