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3.0 of 5 Yi 1372/74, Montevideo, Uruguay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is an old hotel in one of the soulfull streets of Montevideo. It is on a very central location, you can easily walk to the Ciudad Vieja and all you need for food and shops is just around a corner. All the facilities i needed workes perfectly including WiFi in the room. Good breakfast served by a friendly lady... More 

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Santiago, Chile
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

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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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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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Address: Yi 1372/74, Montevideo, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Alvear 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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