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Ambar Hotel

3.0 of 5 Carrera 8 No. 17 - 86, Bogota 11001000, Colombia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Marta, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked this location - very short walk to the historical center, however, unsafe walking at night. We stayed there 3 nights, liked very friendly staff, especially Carolina who helped us out with info on public transportation, restaurants, etc. in Spanglish. The room was small but clean.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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40 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very good location, close to the historic center. The room was a bit cold with the windows leading to the courtyard so it did not get plenty of fresh air, rather, no air at all. Dark was in there too. At night it froze up because there was only a thin blanket. Inside the room there was no... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I am on the fence about this hotel. What I liked: location (close to museums and main plaza), beautiful patio, hot water shower with great water pressure, kind front desk staff. What I didn't like: the breakfast was almost insulting. For your included breakfast you get: 1 or 2 pieces of bread, some eggs, jam and butter and 1 (one)... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Unbeliveble, this microscopical hotel is the worst accomodation I got in my life. It is i a dirty, unsafe and extremely noise road (it is not true the hotel is in the Caldelaria), The room is dirty and so small that you do not have room for your luggage, the breakfast is nothing (they charge you for eggs and you... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I just spent 6 nights at the Anbar Hotel in Bogota. The first room I had was so small I couldn’t handle it. There was no desk, no closet, and not even a chair. The hotel did agree to bring in a coat rack, and small desk and chair. Felt like I was in a small hospital room or a... More 

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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My friend and I had a terrible experience at this hotel. The room was very run down and smelled Terrible. They amenities listed on the website were not provided. In addition, as two young females traveling we did not feel safe leaving the hotel/walking around this neighborhood after dark. We ended up communicating with a family friend from Bogota and... More 

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Kalamata, Greece
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This hotel is located in the heart of the Candelaria.Rooms are very small but clean.It is a cheap hotel in a nice location(if you want to be in the Candelaria).Internet is there and fast but there is no chair,closet or anything to hang your clothes in the room.You get exactly what you pay for.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I went there August 4, 2014, at night, other people in line, and they said they didn´t have my reservation I had in hand, and that they didn´t have rooms available. Imagine a woman at 9 p.m. in that sector.... I had reservation for other 5 days, and I decided to cancel the booking, that they said they didn´t have.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed at Ambar hotel for 3 nights because we are very laid back people. The first hour in the room I went to the bathroom while my husband went to get some food and got trapped in there. There was no knob at the door but there was a latch. Thank goodness my husband came back soon or God... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Me and my partner arrived in Bogota late in the evening. We wanted somewhere safe to stay for our first night in Colombia. We got a taxi to the hotel and were told at reception we had not made a reservation and there were no longer any rooms available. I showed the male behind reception our booking confirmation along with... More 

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Address: Carrera 8 No. 17 - 86, Bogota 11001000, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ambar Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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