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Musicology Hostel

Calle 9 N 3-71, Bogota, Colombia
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Ranked #52 of 139 Specialty Lodging in Bogota
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great hostel, the best value for money in Bogota. Here you can party or you can rest, the staff are really welcoming and helpful, the beds are comfortable with huge lockers underneath, a hot shower and the breakfast is one of the best i've had on a budget in south america. There is a well equipped kitchen... More

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55 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was nearly empty when we arrived so there were only a few people in the 12 bed dorm, so there really wasn't too much socialising/noise coming from within the hostel. The place was clean and the staff were nice, although some of our laundry did go missing the staff did help us find it the next morning... Food... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I see the hostel has gotten a few bad rewives. I wonder if these people know what a hostel are?? It is as clean as you can expect a hostel in South America to be, so you wont eat of the floor, but it's safe to walk on! the dog living there is adorable, always looking for a cuddle, the... More

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The staff is really nice, dinner is pretty good, and the atmosphere is pleasant, but the hostel doesn't have many comfortable places to sit and it gets really cold at night. The wifi also doesn't reach everywhere in the hostel. Overall it's fine but not great.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I stayed at this place while they were moving premises - and I'm sure the hostel was really great before they moved and will be great again once they get it all sorted out - but when I stayed there the lack of facilities was just too much. The toilets were flooded more than half the time, the lack of... More

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New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Pro: pretty cheap, breakfast and dinner included (I missed dinner, but breakfast was mediocre bread, gross "jam," cheap fruit and bad coffee). Con: very edge of the Candelaria, so even more sketch than the rest of the neighborhood (which isn't that nice to begin with). Dorm beds are crammed in, no space. Bathroom didn't have any doors when I was... More

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Armenia, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I spent a week and a half in Bogota and this was the most fun hostel I found. Beautiful building, friendly reception staff, and a great deal. I thought the drinks were great too until I found out that they were made with a cheap alcohol substitute! I caught a peek of the bottle and the staff had to admit... More

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Hollywood,California, USA,
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel 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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56 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Address: Calle 9 N 3-71, Bogota, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 44
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