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Candelos Hostel

Kra 3 # 12c - 94 | La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to this hostel expecting a nice place to sleep but i got much more. The hostel has great beds, clean facilities, a kitchen equipped with everything, free internet, a great terrace and a cinema, all for the best price in Bogotá. The owners and volunteers working at the hostel are amazing and the time spent here felt like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicest, most helpful staff. Great vibes, great facilities(showers). Most comfortable and at home I've felt in a hostel in South America! Owner is the sweetest woman ever! Highly recommend this hostel to anyone coming to bogota!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've spent time at candelos a few times over the past year and its always fantastic! It has a real local and authentic Colombian vibe, more than any other hostel around and the staff are super friendly. For the traveller. Also; amazing showers!

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Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We chose this hostel based on the many good reviews and were very disappointed. We booked 2 rooms on hostelworld but when we arrived they didn’t have the rooms available. We waited while they made up a room for the 3 of us, but the room they gave us was right next to the noisy kitchen area. This would have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had a double room with private bathroom. It had little ventilation so smelt damp and of mould and the room itself was off the main communal area so could be a little noisy at night. Other than that, it was a good central location, close to some good bars and restaurants. Need to be careful at night but safe... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This hostel was nice quiet and a little bit unique in a way. The staff where friendly and even had there friends come over and perform belly dancing and fire breathing shows. The rooftop bar is really nice with a view of the Church and Cristo very nice at night. the location is nice a close to everything you will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Ended up staying here for 3 days this January. The staff is really friendly and Social. We watched movies and played cards. The wifi is awful though. The internet went out for the the whole block for 24hrs and when I came back I had to re log in and confirm password every five mins. Also super Weird every time... More 

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

this hotel, soooooooo nice, the poeple is like your familly, this hotel help my a loooot i can not forget this and the moment with the personne is like my best moment in colombia; for the description you have verrrry nice bar and the next floor, kitchen, internet, cinema place :p like everythink you need :D A TOUS LES FRANCAIS... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

i stayed here in september 2014 and well i think that the hostel is well overpriced for what you get.Location is great and the staff are good as well but as for the rest its not so good.Rooms are very small and musty and there is no hot water which in Bogota is a must....electric headed showers only cost 30... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stayed here a couple of days in Candelaria Bogota. It's close to the city center with all major attractions like the gold museum and emerald museum. The hostel is calm and safe (they won't let unkown/weird people in). There are parties on the rooftop only up until certain hours to not interfere with those who want to sleep. Very cool... More 

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