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Ukelele Hostel

Maldonado 1183, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 5 months in Ukelele and I've been received like a princess. The service are reall good quality and the personal really good vibes ! The hostel used to be a family house and each custumer can still feel the vibes and quickly feels like at home. I warmly recommend this place to each traveler, as much to rest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A total highlight of our trip was staying here for 1 week with our 1 year old son. The owners are so friendly and helpful. Our room was beautiful and the atmosphere of the hostel just brilliant. If we ever go back to Uruguay we will definitely be back!!!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in a shared bathroom private room. Great location (close to Ciudad Vieja and Avenida 18 de Julio), very clean, decent breakfast, lovely historic building, friendly and helpful staff. Highly reccomended

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My stay in Montevideo was definitely made comfortable in this hostel. The friendly staff really integrated with the guests and were very helpful. The hostel is within walking distance from many attractions. The beautiful old restored building gives the feeling of an old city villa. There is a pool. Breakfast was great

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Pelotas, RS
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The hostel is not BAD, it just needs VERY MUCH to became an actual hostel. Lack of bethrooms: only 4 for the whole hostel. Two of them are "normal bethrooms", with a toilet and shower. If one guest is showering on the first floor you have to go up stairs to use the toilet. Lack of air conditioner or fans:... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Overall sensation: They are not prepared for the summer, at all! The hostel is really well located BUT they lack on: - Information about city attractions; - Maps and useful tips to travelers; - Ventilators, air conditioner or ANYTHING to release the summer (35ºC at night) - TOO FEW toilets and showers for the number of guests. You would need... More

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here a few days ago. We booked a 8 bed dorm, but when we arrived they asked if we would like to stay in the 6 bed dorm for the same price as it was quiet. The hostel is beautiful, has a pool and just an overall amazing building. Staff were great, they even provided... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

If you visit Montevideo, stay here! The staff were great, in a decent location, it was super clean with very good showers, and in general the hostel had a lot of character. One of the best hostels I'v stayed in anywhere!

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We stayed at Ukele for a night only but were really surprised what we got for the 15 USD we payed. Not only was the hostel located in a really nice building, the facilities were clean, but they also had the best breakfast in a hostel I had so far. Comparing it to regular prices, a breakfast of this size/quality... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Firstly, Ukulele made a very good impression. Beautiful old building, nice pool. BUT: A) The lockers are open on the rear which you cannot see at all. Means they are not safe and a thieve stole more than 300US$ without breaking anything. And we were told (in written!) to put all the valuables in there. At least the hostel owner... More

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Address: Maldonado 1183, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
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Ukelele awaits you in the best location of Montevideo. Our classic style house built in the 20's, is worth itself, with very spacious rooms, large common rooms and a huge swimming pool. (we are the only hostel in Mdeo that has one!!) We are downtown in the Km 0 of the city, next to Barrio Sur (where candombe was born), and in ten minutes you can reach Ciudad Vieja (old town) walking! Only 300 mts separate us from the Rambla (seaside), one of the best places of Montevideo.Ukelele is the perfect place to have a nice stay in Montevideo. We have large common rooms, with all kind of services to make your journey the best you can have, for the less price.You can enjoy a nice bath on our swimming pool, have some cold beers on the bar with people from all over the world, play the piano, guitar or Ukelele!! Or just relax and watch a nice movie! ... more   less 
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