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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Yi 1372/74, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Ranked #55 of 79 hotels in Montevideo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Chile
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our room was not clean (hairs in the toilet, shower, floor of bathroom), the staff KNOWINGLY put us in a room where the heater was broken (we were there in the fall/winter), the safe was also broken, the front desk staff was rude and very unhelpful as far as tourist information, among other more minor inconveniences (for example, the poor... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and it served our purpose very well. The location was perfect, we could walk easily to everywhere we wanted to go, it felt safe at night, and there were plenty of places to eat nearby. The staff were helpful and friendly, the room was clean, the bed comfortable and the air con worked. The... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The reception/lounge area of this hotel is quite impressive and the staff were really friendly. Maids also really cheerful. Bed was really comfortable. However, that's as far as my compliments go, really. The rooms could have done with a lick of paint and it was absolutely filthy underneath the beds and inside the wardrobes. The lift was missing its door... More

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Location was pretty good with good restaurants nearby. The room was a bit dirty, dusty under the bed, old. They use their sprays everywhere to make the place 'richer', but they just make me sick. Breakfast is decent as well.

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Calangute, India
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129 reviews 129 reviews
39 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Very central...friendly reception In the heart of Montevideo few steps from Av 18 de Julio , next to the fountain of the Locks, walking distance to PLAZA DEL PRESIDENTE and to The Estancia del Mercado. Hotel Alvear with good spacious rooms, pure white linen , clean, bathroom okay , if you placed your face over the wash basin outlet you... More

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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

I stayed at this hotel in Montevideo and my first surprise was the door key. It was an old designed key like from the 30's!!!! A big uncomfortable piece of wood or plastic as a key ring. The room was very tiny and the breakfast was canned fruit. Very good location but you can have any other good options nearby.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

My stay in Montevideo would be for only two days and chose this hotel by location (central). This hotel is one block of 18 of Julio Avenue, one of major streets in Montevideo. Is it possible to go on foot to the old center or other tourist spots of the city. The hotel parking (24 hs) is located half a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Old and small. Once step up from a hostel in a mediocre neighborhood. But the staff is nice.

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Murcia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Excellent location close to the centre and just off the main avenue, so not too noisy. Staff was friendly and helpful. Good comfortable room, maybe a little small. Excellent bed and pillows. Very good bathroom. Breakfast was also very good and plentiful. The free WiFi worked well in the bedroom. There is also an internet station in the reception area... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Nice hotel to stay at in a central location. Walkable to most sights in the city. Rooms were very clean and the bed was comfortable. As someone else stated, our shower also leaked water all over the bathroom floor. It was almost as if the glass partition wasn't long enough. So don't leave anything on the floor you don't want... More

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Address: Yi 1372/74, Montevideo, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Alvear 3*
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