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El Viajero Hostel Ciudad Vieja

Ituzaingo 1436, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hostel bar is located outside everyone's dorms - they play music very loudly until early hours of the morning even though hardly anyone even attends the bar. The staff are very helpful and the rooms are clean, but lockers under beds aren't very safe and there is only one toilet and shower. The clientele is much older and Spanish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Although slightly lacking in electrical outlet options and WiFi signal just falling short of the furthest room, the vibe in this hostel and other provisions more than made up for these tiny inconveniences (which are common and could be worse in hostels in these parts). The location was central, amidst the main shopping street, grocery shops and restaurants. There was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great location and beautiful building. Easily accessible by bus from tres cruces terminal. It's close to the major sights in the old town and short walk to the coast. It's also next to a LOT of veggie/vegan places to eat. It's clean and does a basic but nice enough breakfast. The staff are nice enough, though not the friendliest I've... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

There was no curfew. The first night a group of football jobbos partied until 3am with no staff intervening. The next day we asked to change rooms and were told that they would let us know in the afternoon. They didn't get back to us either way. The second night there were two groups of people partying in different locations.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

You get what you pay for and this place is cheap. Staff didn't really care. There were people sleeping on the floor of the breakfast room the first morning and the second there was a guy sleeping on the couch in the common room - at 11am. It was dark and dingy. I was sharing a bathroom but felt like... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a double room in this well located hostel. Both room and shared bathroom could have been cleaner, and in a better state of repair, but were fine. The breakfast was the standard hostel offering, but was seemingly left out for ages before breakfast started - due to an early bus we were the first people at breakfast but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Really friendly place, with helpful staff. We rented bikes from the hostel on the first day and they were in great condition. The set us up with everything we needed to enjoy an awesome day on La Rambla. staff suggested restaurants and activities and even offered an Asado on Sunday nights when most area restaurants are closed. Nice patio, game... More 

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Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Wow, I booked this place based on it's reviews and location. I have no idea how so many people are giving it good reviews. The only good thing about it is it's staff. They are great, helpful and welcoming. That's pretty much where the good ends. The entrance has a steep staircase, the staff come down to welcome you &... More 

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Dourados, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I went there for the first time in 2009, it was such an Amazing experience! So, even if my local friend tried me to take me somewhere else, I insisted on going there! The entrance has a long stair, not the best thing for the ones who bring suitcases instead of backpacks, but if you ask the front desk attendant... More 

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Santarem, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The hostel is localized an old building of "Ciudad Vieja". It is just a few steps from the Montevideo Cathedral, and two or three blocks from "Plaza de la Independencia", Mercado del Puerto" and Teatro Solis. There are many restaurants nearby and it seems to be a safe area. The staff could be more helpful, and bathrooms' cleanliness could be... More 

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