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Tip Top Backpackers

Carrera 1 #12 B 81, Bogota 11001, Colombia
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Ranked #19 of 134 Specialty lodging in Bogota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Hi all, it is very good hostel, with good and kind Hostceepers (Owners). Not expansive! Wi-fi work all time. Important. Very clean. No junkies. Important for money, cameera and other... You can washing your clothes. From 1 to 10. It is 10. Especially becouse very quiet, (if somebody was in Kandelaria he know what is it quiet in this territoria... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is a nice hostel in the historic Candelaria, thus within close (walking distance) to many attractions in the center of Bogota. The hostel is built from an old colonial type house, and thus has an open courtyard (with a clear roof) and rooms that branch-off from it.The owners are friendly and helpful, the hostel is clean and comfortable and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We stayed in this hostel for few days and explore the centro historico which is walk away. Every nite there are police making turns to check the place. There is a complete kitchen, microwave, refrigerator to cook our meals. Breakfast is served daily with hot coffee. Maria makes you feel at home and has the information all you need.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Nice hostel tucked in a cool corner of Bogota. The staff are incredibly friendly here and like to have a chat about what you are doing and help suggest things that you can do. There is a lot going on in the area (La Candelaria) and the hostel is even hosting part of a theatre festival taking place over the... More

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Siam Reap
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We arrived at Tip Top Backpacker in the night, and a man opened a door for us (husband of owner) and he said they have a rooms for 60 000 pesos. But one hour earlier i checked in a airport they have different rates for rooms, specified in a hostelworld web site. So i asked him why in a booking... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Tip-Top Backpackers is a colorful, family-run hostel near one of the main plazas of La Candelaria. The hostel is bright with fresh flowers and an open courtyard and has a fun, laid-back feel. The owners are very friendly and are always around to help you orient yourself in Bogota, getting to know them was a real treat -- Maria even... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

this is our fourth time staying at tip-top -- it has always been a great experience! the last three times we stayed at tip-top hostel, a few blocks away, and a great, calm location. this time we tried tip-top backpackers and we were pleasantly surprised by the beautiful colonial house the owners have managed to convert into a safe and... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Just to clarify some confusion about the two different hostels “Tip Top Backpackers” and “Tip Top Hostel”: These are two separate hostels which belong to the same owner and they are only a few blocks away. I was booked into the “Tip Top Backpackers” but ended up in the “Tip Top Hostel”. Both hostels are OK. For me the Backpacker... More

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Address: Carrera 1 #12 B 81, Bogota 11001, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
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Tip Top Backpackers is a new, small, cozy and lovely renovated colonial house dormitory hostel. It is located in the centro historico of La Candelaria, within walking distance of the major cultural attractions, restaurants, bars, banks, ATMs and moneychangers. This hostel makes the perfect base to explore the vibrant city of Bogota. ... more   less 
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