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Avenida General Flores 440, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014
karinaputz Sao Paulo, SP
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The place is lovely, the rooms are cute and each one is different from the other. The people are lovely and totaly helpful. The bathrooms are several bathrooms and although I see people complain, I stayed there twice and never had problems looking for an empty one. There was always a lot of free ones. Also the water deal, that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My family of 5 stayed 2 nights at the Hostel. Very simple and friendly staff. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms were stocked. They had a kitchen and let us build a fire in the fireplace during the cold evening make our time very enjoyable. The other hostels in town did not accept children under 18 so this place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night, in a double room. Pros.... Good location, 5 min walk from the lighthouse and close to restaurants etc; Comfortable, clean, helpful staff and priced fairly. The common area was also spacious. Average... WiFi access was intermittent and the breakfast was average. Bad.... Nothing was bad - I would recommend this place.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Gentle and attentive staff, very nice, charmful and quiet place by a better price than many others. Very close to the old city and beaches, restaurants, supermarket and bus station. Few bathrooms but nice bedrooms also furnished with table and chairs.

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Curitiba, PR
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13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The gentleman who owns this place, an older man, I am sorry but his name evades me to this day. But he did his best to make our stay as pleasant as possible. We were going to stay in another place, and decided at the last minute to walk around and try and find a better deal, and better deal... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This hostel was basic but does what it says on the tin. The room was basic but fine. No air con or heater (we were there in winter and it was very cold, but there were blankets). The shared bathrooms were fine. Location good - short walk from the ferry port and the old town area. Wifi was good and... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We had been welcome by the owner of this old house and he was dressed according to the place ie. vintage look consisting of a wool sweater and beret! The hotel is full of charm. The dormitory rooms are located on the ground floor while the double rooms are located on the first floor and one around the patio. The... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I really enjoyed my stay at Hostel Colonial, it was very clean and a very calm place. The fire was going which was nice because it was very cold, the breakfast was just about right. The beds were amazingly comfortable. If you want to rest this is the place to go, not to mention that it is the cheapest hostel... More 

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Paris, France
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This was the cheapest double room in town when we visited, and it was a great choice. Hostel Colonial is on a large old house so there's a nice "old days" atmosphere, close to the old city. Our room was on the first floor, with the door leading to the courtyard. The little only problem is that it takes some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We found this a real pleasant surprise. Our room was very basic but it was big and light with a double glass doors with shutters opening onto the balcony of the courtyard - it was very romantic. Shared bathroom was as expected - clean but over-used. The only bad thing to say was that one night a lot of people... More 

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Address: Avenida General Flores 440, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Colonia Department > Colonia del Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
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