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Casa Platypus

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carrera 3 No 16-28, Bogota, Colombia
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Ranked #52 of 236 Hotels in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've only stayed in this hotel for one night as I entered Colombia thru Bogota. Good location with friendly staff, the minuses though are it is a bit chili in Bogota at night and the room has no heating, I was freeing, I went to bed with all my clothes on and I got an extra blanket to put on... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I spent a weekend here when the hotel was less than 1/4 occupied. My room was noisy; it had a large window facing the courtyard that's outside the lobby. The clerk wouldn't move me to a quieter room in the back, even though there were at least 8 unoccupied double rooms back there. He lied and said nothing in back... More

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London, England
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed here for a couple of nights and was impressed. Our room was comfortable with a great bathroom and lots of shelf space for clothes. The location is perfect, right on the central Journalists' Square and five minutes from the Gold Museum and Emerald district. Security is good, with reception manned 24/7 and an entry phone system to get in.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Had a great stay at the casa platypus, it is right in the heart of downtown near the major touristy areas and the university area where the night life seems to be great. The staff was very helpful in showing me where to explore and where to avoid and i felt like i became a local during my stay

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Casa Platypus is an excellent choice. Great location on the boarder of La Candaleria and city central. Easy walk to food, museums and Monseratte. The staff at the Platypus are most helpful. Roman was able to get us a helpful tour guide (Margarita) and he offered suggestions for exploring on our own. The rooms were spotless! Thank you Roman for... More

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Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I loved staying at Casa Platypus! Beautiful, clean and hot showers. The breakfast was great every morning and the reception staff always helpful. Roman particularly was the most helpful person I've ever met, thanks again Roman! If you're staying in La Candelaria this is a great place to stay and it is close to bars, restaurants, stores, etc. It can... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I agree with the recent positive reviews of this great place near all the attractions. The staff was very accommodating and friendly. The breakfast was fantastic and plentiful. If your room faces the street on a weekend night you might hear the young people out celebrating but that was a minor nuisance, I heartily recommend the Casa Platypus.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

ok...this place is right in the middle of the university area...if you stay here you will hear young people out on a Saturday night, and possibly other nights too....you might even hear traffic going by, but if you want a friendly, cool, and actually recognisable, as you cant walk past without noticing it, place next to all the best graffiti... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I stayed here for two nights at the end of April. It is a fine place to stay and good for those on a budget. Plenty of positives: It is centrally located with easy access to all the main sites of La Candelaria and transportation. The staff are very helpful and welcoming. I arrived early (0930) and it was no... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We stayed in this hostel for three nights. It is in the center of Bogota, not far from the cable cars to Montserate. But because it is that near to the center, it is very loud. You can hear all the noises from the celebrating peoples on the street (especially at weekends). You can also hear very well your hostel... More

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Address: Carrera 3 No 16-28, Bogota, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Platypus 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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