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Musicology Hostel

Calle 9 N 3-15, Bogota, Colombia
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Ranked #72 of 125 Specialty lodging in Bogota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hollywood,California, USA,
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Cold in every sense of the word. Pretty chicas handling the check in/check out can change moods depending on a number of factors...ja. Like many, many places in Colombia if you are light skin, you may get better treatment...colonization legacy? I don't know...there is one young girl managing the bar upstairs...she's the best: always smiling and you can feel that... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Pros - good location, nice breakfast - watermelon, teas, coffee, milk and a big selection of breads. Dinners were good and very big portions, veggie option sometimes not available, tell them in advance. Showers were very warm and had good pressure. Party bus was great fun on New Years Eve. Good location, on a quiet street, Candelaria and Bogota seems... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I came to this hostel based on a recommendation from a friend, who said it included breakfast and dinner. (My friend was already staying there but we both soon left.) It sounded good to me because it was only about 1 USD more than the other options I had looked at, but when I arrived it became clear that the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

I hardly write reviews, and like most people, I only take the time to write one on two occasions, I've either had suburb impeccable service or terrible crumby service. I'm a little puzzled with Musicology. I really didn't like Bogota, too chilly, grey, and polluted, and it seems a little sketchy at night, so I tried really hard not to... More

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InbalTubi, Owner at Musicology Hostel, responded to this review

Sometimes, like in this case, we get guests who are attracted to a/the hostel because of the budget prices. For US$10 a night, which includes free breakfast and dinner, they expect hotel service not really knowing what a hostel means. I’ll try to explain some of the main complains 1. When people check in we give them the bed sheets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

The vibe of this place is so cool. I felt like home. The people, the food, the treats, the games, everyhing is a PLUS in a great experience that a trip is. These guys are just awesome. Can't wait to be back.

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Curitiba, PR
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

When we arrived there was a dog sleeping on the bed (over the blanket), what makes the room smell really bad.. and the bed clothes were dirty. Besides that, in the middle of the night the staff allowed a young drunk couple to stay in the shared room, the girl wasn't able to walk. They aren't backpackers or even people... More

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Price is ok and nice that there is breakfast and dinner included. Positive: nice atmosphere easy to lay contacts and nice to just chill out. Breakfast was nice Bread, jam, fruit, tea, coffee. From the local staff the morning girl and the bartender where extremely friendly and helpful. Neutral: Don't know why you have to make your own bed that's... More

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San Diego, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This hostel was one of my favorite parts of Bogota. You get a free shot if you like the hostel on facebook, there was free salsa classes and the staff were very welcoming. The location is a little away from the city center but still an easy walk.

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

free brekky and dinner! dinner isnt huge but is real nice colombian food! wont get better value anywhere else. musicology is only a name, you dont have to be a keen muso to stay here. Very hot showers!

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Lima, Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I stayed here with a friend for 4 days and we had a great time. The beds were good for the price, the place was clean, the staff was great, and the place was laid out so that it was easy to socialize with fellow travelers. It was completely full for our stay; mostly people in their mid 20's. That... More

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Address: Calle 9 N 3-15, Bogota, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
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Ranked #72 of 125 Specialty lodging in Bogota
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