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2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Calle Rivera 131, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Chile
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140 reviews 140 reviews
6 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night during my trip to Uruguay. Pros: -Friendly, helpful front desk staff who provided good advice concerning buses -Excellent location within short walking distance from both the ferry terminal and bus station -Includes breakfast, which is served, but quite basic, consisting of toast, croissant, whole wheat bread, fruit, juice, coffee/tea Cons: -No hairdryer available when... More

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Steinbach, Canada
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239 reviews 239 reviews
61 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Quick walking distance from the seaport, which is very convenient to drop off your luggage after arriving. No need to take a cab, less than 5 minute walk. Given that Colonia is so small it's also a reasonable walk to the old city. Nice facilities, quaint, clean, friendly service. A recommended place in Colonia.

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Santiago, Chile
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The hotel is a small, boutique and picturesque place with a warm environment. Staff was very friendly, kind and helpful. We arrived from Buenos Aires by Buquebus and that day was raining. We walked just 5 minutes and we were already at the hotel. Was great! Excellent location! Excelente lugar en relación precio-calidad. Vale la pena y además es un... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I didn't plan to sleep in Colonia but when I got there I said "is impossible came to this city just for 2 or 3 hour" easy and close to the ferrys I get this small and comfortable hotel! It's really nice, the relations between price an quality is good!

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Chongqing, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

good and quiet place,convenient for transport. Boss is very kind man. Wifi signal is weak in the second floor room. two persons stay triangle room,they charge same with three persons.Actually tringle room is same with standard room.Because triangle room is one big bed and one small bed.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

My boyfriend and I just returned from a weekend in Hotel Rivera, happy to have stayed there and already thinking of returning. It's a little hotel with a bed and breakfast feeling. No luxury, but nicely decorated, with a homey feeling and, moreover, their own bakery in the front! We arrived Friday night and were greeted by the receptionist, who... More

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Austin, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

nothing good about the place except proximity to ferry location: small rooms, mouldy AC units, no windows in bathrooms, flaky wifi, terrible breakfast, cash only payments accepted despite Visa/MC logos displayed. Avoid unless you really need to be close to the port.

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Munich, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We stayed there several times as it is close to the bus station, the buquebus and the old part of the lovely town. The staff is helpful and very friendly, one of the reasons why we booked this place again. The rooms are very clean and have private bathroom, TV, air condition, wifi (which really works!). I can really recommend... More

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Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Very convenient location, two blocks from the ferry terminal and on the edge of Old Town. An easy walk to all of Old Town and a variety of good restaurants. Very nice and helpful staff. Very clean. The only negative was a roach that crawled on my daughter during the night.

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Cute place, great location right near (2 min walk) the bus station. It's also a nice walk to Colonia, so not a bad location. The rooms are pretty open in that the windows are open and everyone can hear everything. That didn't bother us as we were just there to sleep for the one night. The only issue is a... More

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Address: Calle Rivera 131, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Colonia Department > Colonia del Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Rivera 2.5*
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Hotel Rivera Uruguay/Colonia Del Sacramento

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