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The Cranky Croc Hostel

Calle 15 No. 3-46 | La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cranky Croc simply has everything: great location, awesome facilities, it's very clean, the receptionists are very helpful, the owner really cool, and the showers are superhot (you understand how important that is and how relevant this comment is when you go to Bogotá, haha). There are maaany activities organized every day, so it's super easy to meet people. Also, because... More 

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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable beds, new and clean showers/toilets and large lockers. The staff is helpful and the location is convenient if you want to explore the Candelaria area. Loved the breakfast menu :) there were plenty of choices and the food was really tasty.

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Sarnen, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay. The hostel is situated in a good location and offers some cool tours through the city (bike tour just around the corner at 10:30a.m. and the true colombian experience with Fredy at 3p.m.). They even make the beds every day - pretty neat. I can recommend it.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, friendly staff, wide range of accommodation options, squeaky clean, and cheap as chips! Who needs expensive boutique hotels in Candelaria when you've got this. US $40 for a double, en suite. Ticks all my boxes!

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Thank Tynedoc
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24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Service is excellent and staff are keen to help. They were happy to let me in at 4am and even though to early to check in they opened up the common room for me and I was able to sleep there for a few hours. Good information provided and arranged a good tour through them too. Showers and bathrooms are... More 

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Thank Kevin S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I absolutely loved this hostel. It had a great atmosphere, great staff and great music. I would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Bogota! You meet tons of people and there is lots to do around the area!

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is amazing. End of story :) The location is perfect, the rooms are great with loads of space to put your things, the beds are comfortable and so warm! The showers and toilets are very clean always and they re make your bed every day! Luxury! The little common area is so great to meet other travelers and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is really amazing! The room and the bathroom are super clean. Easy to met people and the doorms are away from the chilling area so you can have a lil' party and also have a quiet sleep. Highly recommended! Have fun and don't forget to tips the amazing cleaning staff!

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

It is a very loud hostel...tv all night long next to the dorm and the receprionidt is pretty unfriendly whenever u have to deal wirh him. Neverless the bathrooms and showers are very nice. But for me it was a bad experience cause of a big lack of sleep

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The first few days I was in Bogota, I stayed here - it was a lot of fun. I did a combination of hostel and hotel stays. You really get to meet a lot of interesting people and fellow travelers. I'd highly recommend the hostel stay if your solo traveling and they also have private rooms.

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