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Hotel El Virrey

Calle 18 N 5-56, Bogota, Colombia
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Ranked #137 of 215 hotels in Bogota
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

El Virrey manages to combine the very good, quite bad and mediocre but it’s the hotel’s location that swings the vote for me. Starting with the quite bad; the breakfast would fit this description perfectly. More than anything else, the breakfast was just miserly. When I’m on holiday, I want to stuff my face – either with a continental or... More

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Armenia, Colombia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

The hotel is well located, close to the Zona T, good shopping centers and restaurants. The building, along with its decoration shows its age. It is a good option if there are no other choices, however it will not be something to remember. The hotel is clean, the beds are comfortable, but everything is average and considering the rest of... More

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Bat Yam, Israel
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106 reviews 106 reviews
83 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Been to this hotel several times during 2009-2010. Overall it is a good place. Small, clean and secure. Service is good. It is possible for a small charge to leave your luggage in their storage room. Area is not safe at dark, but very central at day. A little overpriced, I think.

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Buenos Aires
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121 reviews 121 reviews
65 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

Like many hotels I've stayed in, the pictures on their site are a bit enhanced and make the rooms look a lot newer and larger than they are. That said, the hotel gives the appearance of being a boutique hotel. The lobby is very minimalist. The rooms are adequate but the furniture rather cheap looking. All rooms have flat screen... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

Although the hotel doesn't look very promising from the outside, once you step in you feel it's well-run, safe and clean. This is the more important, because it's located in an area which is very convenient for visting Bogotá's most important tourist sites, but a little tacky in the daytime and deserted at night. The rooms are small but comfortable;... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

After staying at two other hotels in the Candeleria area, a cab driver recommended this hotel. Compared to my previous hotel, there was twice the amount of space for a few dollars more. Rooms have in-room safes, 27 inch flat screen TV's. It is on a quiet street that is deserted at night. It's three blocks from the Candelaria zone... More

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French in Colombia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2010

I stayed first in March and then in April, for a short stay each time ( 2 and then 1 night ) For one of the cheapest hotel in Bogotá, and with a great location ( a couple of blocks from the gold museum and a block away from the main street with shops and restaurants ) i would say... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

If you are looking for a cheap, clean, and well located hotel near the historical center of Bogota, El Virrey is a good choice. It is simple, but has was is needed to someone that will spend its time discovering this nice city. As most of the hotels and hostels in the central area, at night time you may prefer... More

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London, UK
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

Stayed here for a few nights to explore Bogota, the location close to the Museo del Oro and the Candelaria was excellent, although it does feel a bit dodgy at night and we were a bit concerned about going out. The front desk were friendly and helpful, the wireless internet worked, and the breakfast was pretty good. Lots of Colombian... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

My partner and I stayed here for five days in August 09. The hotel is quite brilliant value - for the price, the rooms are clean, with nice bathrooms and lots of towels, hot water, nice rugs, safety boxes and a bit of character. There are really nice sitting areas on each level with WiFi, and some rooms are in... More

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Address: Calle 18 N 5-56, Bogota, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #137 of 215 hotels in Bogota
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We are a very nice hotel with a very nice price. We are located in downtown Bogota, next to the historic centre La Candelaria and most of all, we are only two blocks away of the famous Gold Museum. ... more   less 
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