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El Viajero Downtown Montevideo

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Soriano 1073, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Winterthur, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Hostel has a good location, staff is friendly, beds are comfy. They even had live music one night! Only downside is the rather small kitchen and that, depending on the room you are in, it can be a bit noisy till 1 or 2am. Some of the best computers I had in a hostel in all south america!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Took a weekend off and went to Montevideo and stayed at this cool hostel downtown! The crew was good and the bedroom we got had an outdoor stairs, that isn't really a big deal. The place is cool! The environment was great! It's the good kind of hostels we would like to go.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

excellent location - close to central area and near to bus routes and the sea. Staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful with good local knowledge. Live music entertained us one night . Federico was part of a three piece set. It's an interesting building - a former hotel - that has a good vibe. Floors in shower area could get... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Besides veing super dirty the hotel has loud music until 1 am and they restart at 8 am because the cleaning ladies want music! Hope the cleaning ladies pay the bills and not the clients. When asking them to lower the music they dont pay attention. AVOID!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I think this hostel was great. + great location, walking distance from almost everything + Staff is great! They are helpful, sweet and go out of their way to create a good vibe. Féderico plays guitar in the night and took us out. All guys working here a gorgeous too (hey, just saying) + Big and nice communal areas, inside... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I stayed there one night, usually I'm not so negative, but I have to write a comment here, for guest who wanna stay in a Hostel where they can sleep. Loud Music started at around 9 pm, which is not a problem, but it didn't get turned off till 3:30 am. There was a group of people who were "singing"... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Could have been a nice hostel if they CLOSED THE DOORS. Everyones sitting around the communal area freezing to death. As soon as the doors where closed it was much more bearable. Bike hire, what bike hire? All the bikes are broken. Outside noise travel into the rooms really well.Hostel with potential but poorly run.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed here in August - granted it's winter time in South America....but lighting fires and putting on the heating didnt seem to be an option in this hostel. Other than that - it was pretty enjoyable. Dinner in the evening was a really great experience and cheap too. They sold wine by the bottle, a treat for the weary... More 

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Address: Soriano 1073, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Viajero Downtown Montevideo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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