We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chocolate Hostel

Calle 12F # 2-43 | Centro Histórico La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
Hotel amenities
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Chocolate Hostel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Chocolate Hostel
Chocolate Hostel
Chocolate Hostel
Write a Review

48 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    9
    17
    16
    4
    2
See reviews for
2
8
19
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (48)
  • Mar-May only
    (18)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (11)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (12)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (7)
All months
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

On the one hand the price is a little expensive and the breakfast is pretty poor. On the other hand if you have "holahostels" card you get 10% of and the breakfast is included. The staff are super friendly with a lot of good will to help. There is a big library for books exchange, wifi and pc's and its... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Arequipa Region, Peru
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am really surprised by some of the reviews here. This hostel is in a beautiful building in a very handy area. We found everything very clean, bathrooms were cleaned every morning, there's soap and paper towels as well. One of the boilers was broken when we were there so there wasn't hot water in every bathroom. But where it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I was in Chocolate in June and i didn't like it at all because it was so dirty and stinky. First of all the bathrooms were always smelling like rotting pipe and sometimes they didn't have toilet paper if you look on the website they tell you that their bathrooms have hot water and it is the biggest lie. They... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed here from the 13th to the 17th of May and again on the 21st to the 23rd I have to say that the main reason why I came back to the hostel is because it is spotless , I was very impressed in how clean it is 24/7 and to me that is the most important characteristic in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Jose, California
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
90 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We (couple, 41 & 50) stayed at Chocolate Hostel for two nights in April 2014. We paid $28 a night for a room with private bathroom and cable television. The room was small and the bed was uncomfortable. The bathroom was small, too, and very dirty - the rug was filthy and the cleaning schedule posted on the bathroom door... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

If you're not really into the large party hostels in Colombia, this place is for you. They keep it quiet at night, but there's a good atmosphere where you can still meet other travelers. Nice architectural touches, a homey feel, and comfy common areas make this a fun place to hang during your stay. Close to everything in Candelaria, just... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

A very nice hostal, cheap and well located, with an amazingly helpful staff! Arrived exhausted with a twisted ankle and left walking normally with a smile.. A very warmful welcome to Colombia for anybody who arrives to Colombia. Rooms are clean and nice, breakfast is decent but not very big.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights as it has a good kitchen and a decent breakfast included. The breakfast was an hour late on the second morning. There are board games, DVDs, computers and a book exchange. Not enough bathrooms/toilets and 1 of the five staff we constantly came across actually was friendly, the rest sat on the computer all day... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Quito, Ecuador
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This hostel is really great, you find a great staff that know a lot of the city and can give you so good information about things to do and places to know. The beds are confortable and clean. The breakfast is nice and the people is great.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bogotá
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I stayed one week in this hostel and did not regret a second: in the very heart of the youthful and lively historic center of Bogotá, it offers a kind and perfect hospitalidad. When I first arrived at midnight, it seemed to be a dark and a bit scary corner of the town, but the cordial welcome let forget all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

9 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question