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Masaya Intercultural Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Carrera 2 # 12-48 | La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia (La Candelaria)
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are older than most of the backpackers so we decided to stay in the private room and it worked out great for us. We had a newly remodeled private bathroom with lots of hot water. We had room number 1 and the internet was strong in that room. A friend of ours had a room a little further back... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would more than recommend staying in Masaya, whether it's in Bogota or Santa Marta. Both places are nice and friendly and the staff always helpful and speaks english!! Masaya bogota is situated in "la candelaria", the place in Bogota. You are at walking distance of everything. The place is very nice, modern and tidy and the rooms are very... More

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Nicolas P, Gérant at Masaya Intercultural Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your answer! It's a nice satisfaction that you appreciated “the local experience” of our hostel to discover the Colombian culture!!! The Candelaria is one the most beautiful place of Bogota with a lot of cultures and a very nice architecture!! You can also followall the news, pictures, vidéos of Masaya on Facebook: Masaya hostel Bogota &... More

Cali, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend staying at this lovely hostel which is situated in a great location in Bogota. The staff are wonderful, friendly and very helpful. My friend (from Australia) and I stayed for a couple of nights in a private room that had 3 beds which were really comfortable. The hostel was quiet at night and very clean. It has... More

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Nicolas P, Gérant at Masaya Intercultural Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your opinion! It's a nice satisfaction for us that you appreciated the environment and the activities proposed by our hostel. We hope that you spent a pleasant moment in Bogota, it's true that the location is ideal to discover the capital!! You can follo us on our facebook page Masaya hostel Bogota! See you soon to... More

Bogota, Colombia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff, rooms location all ok, but somehow my expectations were not met to the 100%. Very good and easy going atmosphere. Helpful staff. They could do with a better internet wifi connection since it was jumping on and off all the time.

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Nicolas P, Gérant at Masaya Intercultural Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, We are satisfied that you appreciated the professionalism of our team, the location of the site and the design of our structure! We had some problem during this period concerning the internet connection… we solved this problem. Thank you for your feedbacks; this helps us improving the service we offer daily. You can also discover our hostel Masaya Santa... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The guy at the front desk was very very helpful (and spoke Dutch!)! Actually; everybody that works there is super friendly and funny. Room (private) was clean, bed was meant to sleep longer in and the shower was very nice. Mucho gusto!!!!!!!

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Nicolas P, Propriétaire at Masaya Intercultural Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for choosing Masaya as your accommodation during your stay in Bogota! We are very satisfied that you appreciated the professionalism of the personnel and the quality of our service!! We hope that you spent a pleasant moment in Bogota. You can also discover “la Buena Onda” of our new hostel Masaya Santa Marta!! See you soon! More

London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Nice 'boutique' hostel in the middle of the old Candelaria area of the city. I felt safe walking around at night as a solo female, and the security on the hostel was excellent. I had an all girls 8 bed dorm with curtains and lights on all bunks, which had super cosy duvets! Really chill social space, literally chill at... More

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Nicolas P, Propriétaire at Masaya Intercultural Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Masaya as your accommodation during your stay in Bogota! We are very satisfied that you appreciated the location of the site in the old Candelaria area, the staff, the comfort and the different service of our hostel! We hope that you spent a pleasant moment in Bogota and in Colombia. You can also discover our new... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
67 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We stayed here over New Year and having spent a good few nights at the Masaya in Santa Marta, we were so let down by this branch of the Masaya Hostels. We were put in a room which had just normal bunk beds, even though we had booked on the basis of thinking (as advertised) that the beds were all... More

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Nicolas P, Propriétaire at Masaya Intercultural Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments! We take very seriously your opinion into consideration. We had some problem during this period. We changed the bed settings to better accommodate our customers. We are sorry for the problem of the bar this day. We are going to enlarge the Hostel Bogota which is planned in a few months for a better... More

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I stayed at Masaya Hostel for 3 nights. This hostel is very nice, clean and comfortable. The food was delicious and the staff very polite. I really liked this place and i will come back as soon as possible.

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

I had an amazing time at the Masaya Hostel in Bogota. I would recommend it to anyone. Lots of space, nice kitchen, privacy curtains around all the beds. But the best part by far is Vicki, who you will meet if you stay here. She is so helpful and a great resource on all things Colombia. If you stay, definitely... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

From Scotland, I really enjoyed my stay here in Masaya. There are lots of people from everywhere in the world, you can easily talk to them and share your tips and good adresses to visit Bogota. The guys in Masaya also help you to organize your stay. The hostel is well decorated, recent and the rooms are quite comfortable, so... More

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Address: Carrera 2 # 12-48 | La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bogota > La Candelaria
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 126 Specialty lodging in Bogota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Masaya Intercultural Hostel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Masaya will be your home abroad!Recognized heritage colonial architecture, you will love the house.Great service catering to your needs! Bogota Masaya stands a few meters from the heart of the Colombian capital: El Chorro de Quevedo. It is assumed that it is this famous place where Spanish explorer and conquistador Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada founded Bogotá in August 6, 1538. This site is now constantly animated by the presence of street artists, storytellers and street vendors.Set in the Candelaria, arguably the ideal starting point to discover the city, Masaya you make you discover this unique district, where history, culture, art, and politics meet.Emerge yourself in the Colombian culture by staying in one of the historic colonial houses! ... more   less 
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Masaya will be your home abroad!Recognized heritage colonial architecture, you will love the house.Great service catering to your needs! Bogota Masaya stands a few meters from the heart of the Colombian capital: El Chorro de Quevedo. It is assumed that it is this famous place where Spanish explorer and conquistador Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada founded Bogotá in August 6, 1538. This site is now constantly animated by the presence of street artists, storytellers and street vendors.Set in the Candelaria, arguably the ideal starting point to discover the city, Masaya you make you discover this unique district, where history, culture, art, and politics meet.Emerge yourself in the Colombian culture by staying in one of the historic colonial houses! ... more   less 
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