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Anandamayi Hostel

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Calle 9 no 2-81 | Candelaria - Centro, Bogota, Colombia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Anandamayi twice now while in Bogotá and have loved it both times. As the title suggests, it is without down the most calm and tranquil hostel I have stayed at in South America. If you are looking for a party hostel, this is not the place! The staff are great and always on hand. Having stayed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The colonial charm is what really captivated me the most during my stay at the Anandamayi Hostel. Three meticulously manicured courtyards are surrounded by sleeping quarters with a communal kitchen in the middle, which provides coffee, black tea, hibiscus tea, coca leaf tea, hot water around the clock for free, and computers with internet during the day. The staff was... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This place is really lovely, an old historical building with lots of flowers in the garden. The mattresses are quite old an uncomfortable, however and there are many rules, which you are provided with the second after you walk in the door. Actually, first you're asked for a tip, then you get the rules. There are lots of postings all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We picked this place as heard it was a very quiet place to stay which was what we were looking for. We stayed in a double room with a bathroom and it was cosy and also quiet (we couldn't hear the road outside as were thick stone walls, and faced the internal courtyard). The staff were very helpful and gave... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A perfectly positioned quiet hostel. Not a place if you're party minded, as there is no alcohol allowed at the hostel, but there a plenty of places to go near by. Very secure with the door always locked and a policeman always stationed on the corner about 3 doors down.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a wonderful hostel/hotel. It is located in the heart of La Candelaria and staffed by friendly and welcoming young women. The breakfast was a bit meager, but the location and the historic building make up for it (the main building is nearly 400 years old). The outside courtyards are extraordinary. The kitchen is heated by an old wood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It has been about two and a half years since I last visited Bogota and stayed in this property. To not only see the same pleasant staff but for them to recognize you and greet you like an old friend is just half the reason that makes this place so special. There isn't much I can add since my last... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff. Great and quiet location in la candelaria, where you can go by foot to the center during the day very safely. Open kitchen where you can help yourself breakfast. Nice but very simple rooms around a patio filled with beautiful Plants and bonsais. Warmly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This hostel has a really chilled feeling. It's got a couple of small courtyards with hammocks, and a hidden garden at the back, so it's like a little oasis. There's a nice shared kitchen with cooking facilities, and breakfast of eggs, cheese, toast, and some really nice teas & jams. And coffee, obviously. The rooms are huge and clean. No... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

If you're looking for a tranquil place central to the historical area of Bogota, consider here. The historical architecture is simple and elegant and the kitchen has a nice set up for many people to cook at the same time or simply hang out and socialize. The rooms are simple, so if you need a special/luxury bed, this is not... More 

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