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Alvear

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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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in a double room. I got a good rate when booking this hotel and I found the accommodation was much beyond it's value. The hotel is located along the main avenue of the city and it is easy to walk along the main street to both directions. For the old town, you can either... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We arrived very late after a long day of travel. The front desk was very nice and welcoming even though it was close to 4am. All we really did was sleep here but it was very clean. Rooms are very small, I could see it being difficult if you were more than one person staying for more than one night...... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Very nice hotel, well located in the heart of montevideo, near to many tourist spots, next to pharmacies, restaurants, shops and access to other parts of the city. Great breakfast, tasty and varied. It offers free parking. Quiet rooms, perfect to sleep. The hotel keeps a vintage style, for some this may sound like old. For me there! I love... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 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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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 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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58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

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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