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El Viajero Downtown Montevideo

Soriano 1073 | Entre Rio Negro y Paraguay, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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saint-nazaire
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a booking for a private room but due to some technical problems, the room was not accessible. The staff booked a room for us in a nice hotel nearby and walked us to the hotel, paying for the difference in price and offered us to use their installations anyway. Very much appreciated this. Thank you.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for central as usual , worth for cheapest, but they must increase bathroom or toilet, as i think only one toilet for all . # anyway breakfast is good, but some part of hotel is Dirty and specially if raining .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

friendly enviroment, however the night bar will totally ruin your night if you are planning to get some sleep. People talking, smoking and loud music until late in the night, just outside where most of the rooms are will not let you sleep. Staff tries its best to keep bathrooms clean, however showers are not in enough number, and their... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The hostel has an excellent location at the center of Montevideo, the staff is very helpful and nice, the rooms are very clean and they offer a good breakfast. I love it and definitely I will return again.

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Volendam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's a very stylish hostel with very good internet in the common area (in the dorm where I was there was no internet) but kitchen is bad (fungus on cutting boards, bad knives, in general rather dirty) and it's not a peaceful place (if you want to sleep at 12 pm it's rather difficult as there is always sth going... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I really like that hostel, the atmosphere, the decoration, the friendly and helping staff. It was empty because of the low season but I'm sure that the outside patio area must be great in summer time. The double private was very comfortable with tv and everything but a little bit noisy in the morning due to the traffic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

El Viajero is a smart chain hostel with a friendly staff and a good social atmosphere. It is situated near both the old and new towns and is within ten minutes of the seafront. Beds are comfy and possessions feel safe. The room (a six bed dorm) we staid in was clean, but smelt a little of damp. Ours (number... More 

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Osasco, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Excellent location and staff! Hostel decoration and style is really nice and invites you to stay there. Free areas to drink, smoke, play guitar, cards, socialize. Good kitchen and bathroom. You can also rent a bike. If I come back to Montevideo, gonna stay again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

stayed here for 4 nights. The hostal had a very homely feel with excellent staff who offered wonderful advice and were so friendly and approachable throughout our stay. Lots of evening casual gatherings in the hostal comman area *courtyard) but if your looking for an early night all the bedrooms lead off this courtyard so sleeping quietly before 11pm is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The hostel is great, located in the heart of Montevideo. It has a nice breakfast, nice rooms (especially for couples). The staff is really helpful and they also rent bikes. They have live music every Saturday and salsa classes! There are many restaurants around it, from McDonalds to really good pasta. Famous Fun Fun Tango 3 blocks away, at the... More 

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