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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed one night in Bogota and chose this hostel for its location in La Candelaria. I didn't regret it. It feels very safe, with good security on the door and private rooms. The location is great to walk to nearby restaurants and they can organise lots of tours and activities although unfortunately we didn't have time to do any.... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 3 days in Masaya Bogota. The Hostel is in the historical town. It's a beautiful House. The dorms are comfortable : large bed with small curtains which is very good for privacy. I sleep very well. You have a lot of activities inside like ping pong / Karaoke / danse... You meet easily a lot of people. The... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

As a couple, we stayed in hostels in Medellin, Santa Marta, Barranquilla and Cartagena and Masaya was the best hostel we stayed in. The shared bathrooms are still getting renovated but they are modern and the water is instantly warm. The beds are uncomfortable and the breakfast was so good for a free breakfast with scrambled eggs, juices and fruits.... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I stayed there 3 days and it was great! There is a restaurant next to the hostel that offers very nice tapas!!! It is located in the Candelaria, which is basically the historic center of Bogota... Ask what you want to the staff... they will help you

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Just like the title of this really. Liked the hostel, friendly and helpful staff and good breakfast but our room couldn't pick up with (wife and I had private room) which was annoying as we were trying to plan ahead. But seemed like pretty much everywhere else it was fine

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

Good afternoon, Thank you for choosing Masaya as your accommodation during your stay in Bogota. 2 years ago, we decided to begin our project in one of the best place of the capital: La Candelaria. We want to share our experience with our customers and it's a very nice satisfaction for us that you appreciated our concept!!!! we are sorry... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Despite plenty of options (some considerably cheaper) email decided to stay here based on the positive feedback we researched online. Firstly I would like to say that the hostel is very well located for those wishing to explore beautiful La Candelaria and the rooms and decor are very appealing. However we were disappointed with the poor service we received from... More

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

Good afternoon, We take very seriously your opinion into consideration. It’s true that actually we renovate the bar of the hostel during your stay but now the bar it’s over and totally new. About the laundry, we spoke with the staff to avoid this type of mistake next time. We hope that you appreciated the atmosphere of the hostel and... More

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A very nice place to stay in Bogota. The staff is really friendly and makes sure that it is not too noisy at night, which I really appreciated. There is a lot of common space to hang out if you want to and breakfast was good! I also loved the shower. It was a normal one (not an electric one)... More

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

Good morning, Thank you for your advise about the hostel! We are very satisfied that you appreciated the cleanliness, the comfort and the professionalism of our employees of Masaya. Avoid the noise during the night is very important for us to assure the tranquillityt!! You can follow us on our Facebook page: Masaya hostel Bogota!! Best regards and see you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The hostel was in a central location in la candelaria. The staff provided suggestions for activities and restaurants. Good common space, 3 computers and internet that works in the common areas. The breakfast is good as well, but is not included in the price of a shared room. The rooms were decent - be sure to mention what type of... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your opinion! We are satisfied that you appreciated your stay in our hostel. It's true that our hostel is not an party but a cultural hostel with our different activities around the culture of the country (dancing class, karaoke, concert with local artist...) You can follow us on our Facebook page: Masaya Bogota and discover our... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

However, one of the staff told us to walk through a tough slum to get to Montserrate...and we nearly got mugged! its only a $3 cab ride...why they didn't recommend this is beyond me...felt it was terribly irresponsible of them to suggest this when even locals don't do this! aside from that, i had a brilliant stay...enough to make up... More

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

Good morning, Thank you for choosing Masaya as your accommodation during your stay in Colombia! we are very satisfied that you appreciated the service and the cultural activities of our hostel!!! we hope that you spent a good time in Colombia!! You can follow us on Facebook "Masaya hostel Bogota" to see all the news about the hostel and the... More

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78 reviews 78 reviews
14 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Awesome setup with tons of common space to chill out. Full kitchen, some sort of renovations going on when I was there, I think they are adding a bar/kitchen but don't quote me on that. Construction wasn't overly distracting. Front desk people were great and helpful. Only downside is noise travels and an almost unbelievable rate into rooms. They do... More

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Address: Carrera 2 # 12-48 | La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bogota > La Candelaria
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Hotel Class:2 star — Masaya Intercultural Hostel 2*
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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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