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Musicology Hostel

Calle 9 N 3-71, Bogota, Colombia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We came in to Bogota in the evening and were happily greeted by the friendly staff at musicology. Everyone that worked there were also so helpful in giving directions, finding stuff to do, and they were just fun to hang out with. The hostel had so many fun things to take part in. We joined the group for a super... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There was nothing remarkable about this hostel and nothing so bad either. The internet was pretty slow (as it was EVERYWHERE I stayed in South America with the exceptions of a few places). The location was fairly central. The rooms were kind of cavelike and musty, pretty typical. The Good: I think it's a great value hostel because of dinner... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The hostel moved in september 14 two houses further to another place. The old place may used to be fine, but the new one is not. It looks very nice. But the rooms are very cold, there is no warm water, the breakfast was not good, the internet was not working. Our room was not clean at all. The stuff... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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