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El Viajero Downtown Montevideo

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Soriano 1073, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

As with the other el viajero hostel we stayed in, it was just a bit grubby. The double room had been cleaned, but was still not to a good standard, with the partition between the room and communal areas broken. The bathroom was mouldy and had not been cleaned (used towels and bin by toilet). No window / extractor fan... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the dorms which were roomy, comfortable and clean. Even though it's an old building its maintained quite well. Our room opened up to the outside seating area so when it was cold, the room also felt cold. We met lovely people and wanted to stay longer but it was a shame that the dorms... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I spent 5 days in Montevideo and loved this option. Me and my girlfriend take a private room with bathroom. It was very clean, the brakefast is good, not with several option, but great. The service is also great. Once we asked for a information at night and guy wasn't friendly to explain. The location is in the centre city,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Nice place, helpful staff. Though, some itens could bring more comfort like good fans, doors that close well and more attention paid to noisy people. Several services available but some are expensive (bike rent for example). I recomand it though.

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Muchas gracias por tu comentario, nos sirve para mejorar día a día y poder brindar mejor servicio! Hemos cambiado los... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

....I don't think id stay at any of their other hostels either. This hostel didn't blow me away at all - which is what I was expecting from the reviews I'd read. It has the potential to be much better. Room 1 is so loud you will find it almost impossible to sleep, we ended up at 2am requesting we... More

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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, nos sirven para mejorar día a día. Lamento que hayan tenido una estadía tan mala... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I really recommend this hostel. It's too spacey, there's a garden with birds inside of it , the staff is super helpful and lovely and the night always is a great party in front of the garden area. Breakfast is good and fair. The only thing I guess it's a problem is when you want to sleep "earlier" (about 11pm... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere, good installations, great location. Personal were very prepared. I would go to a private dorm with my gf but when we booked we didn't know she was pregnant, so we thought about canceling the booking because the city is very hot, so that they offered us another dorm with air conditioning with no additional cost. Unfortunately we couldn't... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We had a nice stay at the hostel and the crew was really friendly and helpful. We were lucky we weren't sleeping adjacent to the garden because there was something going on every night. This made our stay definitely much more pleasant, keep this in mind. The lockers under the bed where spacious enough to store both our backpack and... More

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Address: Soriano 1073, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Viajero Downtown Montevideo 2.5*
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El Viajero Downtown Hostel & Suites is conveniently located in the heart of Montevideo: two blocks away from our most important Avenue 18 de Julio and only 10 minutes away from Montetvideo’s main attractions. Near the nicest squares of our city (Plaza Cagancha, Plaza del Entrevero, Plaza Independencia and Plaza Matriz), 10 minutes walk away from the beach. Established in an ex hotel in a typical colonial style house of the XIX century, El Viajero Downtown Hostel & Suites has 12 private rooms with bathroom en-suite, offering you all the comfort of a hotel with the fun and relaxing atmosphere of a hostel. Well-equipped spacious kitchen, BBQ, colonial patio with a garden outside, movie area and a bar open 24/7. ... more   less 
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