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Punto Berro Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Pedro Francisco Berro 1320, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Punto berro worked for us because we mainly only slept there. there is a nice terrace and good breakfast. very close to the rambla (boardwalk). however, the bathrooms seemed like they are never cleaned with actual cleaning solution, showers were pretty gross, the shower curtains looked like they hadn't been changed in years. I've stayed at many hostels that are... More

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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I stayed five nights at Punto Berro Hostel in a 4-bed dorm, a pretty basic hostel. The dorm AC worked fine all but one day. The breakfast was okay, some fruit, but it varied depending on what seemed to be available, often disadvantageously. The location was just a couple blocks from a beach. The staff was very helpful, particularly when... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The best thing about Punto Berro is their location, just a few blocks from the Pocitos beach and a good offer of shops and restaurants. The staff is very helpful, specially the girl on the night shift who went all the way to find us a taxi to the airport on a very rainy night. Breakfast is ok, the bed... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Gaby and Juan are taking very good care for the place, and their guests. Whatever questions you have or help you need, they are not shy to help you to find your ways & concerns in Montevideo or to make sure you have everything you need for a comfortable stay in their place. I stayed for 6 weeks in march... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

As someone who has spent time in hotels and hotels in Montevideo, I have to say that Puntoberro is one of the nicest places I´ve seen in my travels. It is not even like being in a hostel but more like staying in the home of a good friend. The proprietors Gaby and Juan are always on the premises, making... More

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Santiago, Chile
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Just there January 2013 and bedbugs in a shared room. Luckily, I felt them within a few minutes and saw them - everywhere. The hostel worker looked for another room and as a solo female traveler, I didn't want to share a room with 2 Brazilian older men so I slept in the staff room. Good thing = they didn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We went on Christmas Eve, it was nice to hang out with them. I thought I'd miss the warmth of home, but the staff and other guests celebrated with a barbecue and good wine hosted by the hotel. Clean rooms, shared bathroom (there is only one suite with private bathroom), the bathroom cleaning was ok, much depends on the current... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Though is well located, in general its not very clean and tidy. The common places are small and the bathrooms are not clean at all. Wiffi is very week in the rooms and the transfer they offer to the airport is expensive. The staff is friendly and the breakfast is ok. I heard there are no other choices, so I... More

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Bradenton, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

The staff is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good and the location is great. Safe and only minutes to the beach.

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

A last minute split decision brought us to Punto Berro... we weren´t sure what we were getting ourselves into. We woke up the next morning to being 3 blocks from the beach and a staff that was super great, sweet and helpful. The rooms and showers were clean and spacious. The best room we stayed in was the 8 bed... More

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Additional Information about Punto Berro Hostel

Address: Pedro Francisco Berro 1320, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 49 Specialty lodging in Montevideo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Punto Berro Hostel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Punto Berro Hostel for everyone who is searching for fun traveling and making friends all around the world, this is the place to acomplish that.Located in the heart of Montevideo, Punto Berro offers a great variety of services for those who chose Uruguay as a point of interest in their adventure.Punto Berro Hostel is located in Pocitos, the most famous and safe neighborhood in the city which has an incredible quietness mixed with the rithm of the city. Only 2 blocks from the beach and surrounded by bars, restaurants, cinemas, fashion stores, bussines centers and more. ... more   less 
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