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Casa Platypus

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carrera 3 No 16-28, Bogota, Colombia
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Ranked #68 of 237 Hotels in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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113 reviews 113 reviews
73 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Find it really difficult to see how this establishment can describe itself as a "luxury hotel" as it is little more than a fairly decent backpackers` hostel. In a good location, for sure, it has a very pleasant reception area (with an equally pleasant receptionist, Paloma) and ground floor courtyard. However, rooms are very basic and, when I stayed there,... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well located hotel in heart of Candelaria. Good breakfast. Plenty of hot water. Walking distance to all sights. Great front desk staff fluent in English and very helpful. Arrived very early 7am and were given a room right away. This was much appreciated after a red eye flight and missed connections. Thank you Roman!!! Would highly recommend this small... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely rooms, great WiFi, lovely food, good kitchen facilities and lovely staff who speak good english - I really liked this place. It is very well located in Candelaria for banks, food, nightlife, museums and close to the start points of the Graffiti tour (also recommended), the bike tour, Montserrat and Musee Botero. Special mention to Roman who helped me... More 

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The hotel is not very easy to find, but it is located in the heart of the Candelaria, very close to many attractions included the Botero Museom, the Gold museum and the Cerro de Monserrate. The hotel is simple but comfortable and clean and the staff, who speak very good English, are friendly and helpful. In particular, I would like... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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87 reviews 87 reviews
82 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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#24 Romantic Hotel in Bogota

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