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Swiss Hostal Martinik

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   Carrera 4 # 11-88 | La Candelaria, Bogota A00, Colombia (La Candelaria)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Martink was one of the best backpacking hostels I have even stayed in, and I've stayed in a lot. The owner and staff made me feel very at home, and fostered a sense of fun and community among the guests. They made you feel welcome and comfortable. It's not a party hostel, it's a home where you can relax between... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

One of the best hostels in Bogota, excellent value for money and great location,merely few meteres away from the tourist attractions.The internet connection was so good i could watch 2 hrs documentary on youtube. You get a free breakfast, free towels, free locks as well as free coffee all day, which btw tasted delicious. The whole place, rooms, bathrooms and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Make sure you look at the newer reviews for this place... as many of the reviewers noted, this is under new ownership by a Canadian woman named Sophie. Sophie was great, energetic and very helpful - and very particular about the cleanliness of the place. The shared rooms near the street may get a little loud since it is a... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I stayed there last month. The price is reasonable and the atmosphere is very nice. They have strong wifi and free breakfast is included. And the free coffee tastes sooo good!! If you stay in Bogota I strongly recomend this place. 先月泊まったのですが、とても居心地良かったです。値段も安かったですし、ロケーションもボテロ美術館のすぐ近くで便利です。オシャレな内装でスタッフもフレンドリー、Wifiも強く、朝食とコーヒーもフリーです。そのコーヒーがとっても美味しいです!ボゴタに滞在されるならここはイチオシです!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was in April in this hostel and I liked it because: 1. very cheap. 2. The best locaton in Bogota, close to Bolivar plaza and to the museums and even you can walk 15 minutes to the monserrate. 3. Ecxellent staff, always happy to help. 4. Very clean. 5. Not noisy. 6. A supermaket is less then 5 minutes... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Looking for a place to stay in Bogota? Look no further! Sophie is the best hostel owner we met! So helpful, takes care of everything you need! The place is very tidy (cleaned every day), large and accessoriesed kitchen and great atmosphere. You get all that in really good prices As mentioned before me, the rooms upstairs are more quietly,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Martinik is the hostel to stay at in bogota. The location is prime and also safe. It's not a party hostel but I still had a lot of fun here getting to know the other guests and hanging out. Huge shout out to the awesome staff... Especially Sofie the owner. They are more than willing to answer any question and... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have stayed at this hostal a number of times over the years and it is looking a little tired, but the staff are exceptional and the hostal offers great value. I accidentally left my laptop charger at the hostel when checking out but after contacting staff the next day they located it and returned it to me. Would definitely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed in martinik for 2 nights, 1 night in the dorms and 1 night in a double room. Both nights were great, the hostel is very clean, quiet and fun. The kitchen is pretty big and the internet is damn fast! Locationwise is also great since you are in the heart of the historic center! Sophie (the owner) is... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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210 reviews 210 reviews
52 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is a professionally run hostel with an attentive staff. Sophie, the owner, truly cares about the needs of the traveler/her guests. Before my arrival I had several questions which I e-mailed to the hostel. Each time, my e-mails/questions were promptly answered. The hostel is clean and well laid out with plenty of common areas. While my private single room... More

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Address: Carrera 4 # 11-88 | La Candelaria, Bogota A00, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota > La Candelaria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Swiss Hostal Martinik 2.5*
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Welcome to our island in the heart of Bogota´s historical district – La Candelaria! Within walking distance to the main museums, squares, churches, monuments, and other places of interest, the newly renovated and now under Swiss administration, quality-hostel, Hostal Martinik provides a safe and friendly environment, the ideal place to overnight, relax and enhance your Bogotá experience. ... more   less 
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