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El Galope Hostel & Farm

Camino Concordia, Colonia del Sacramento 70202, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014
Yorick D Den Bosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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Den Bosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Having started my travels in Buenos Aires, El Galope came as a tranquil and beautiful relief. It's conveniently located between Colonia del Sacramento and Montevideo and a nice place to spend a few days in the Uruguayan countryside. Miguel and Monica have spent a lot of time abroad (living and traveling) so they know what a traveller wants and deliver... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great food. Really clean and nice rooms. Willing to make accommodations for dietary needs. All the food we ate was local. Cheese, milk, and honey from the neighbors. Insanely beautiful. Such a great value!!

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Liked: Everything!!!! Mónica and Miguel are incredible hosts! The Estancia itself is beautiful, the accommodation, the kitchen, the sitting room are all beautifully built and decorated, very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The food is delicious, all local produce and the wine was very tasty too! The horse riding was a great experience and the sauna in the evening is a... More

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Miguel Z, Manager at El Galope Hostel & Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and rating. Greetings form a sunny cold day at EL Galope. We are with our towels and ready for the sauna!! Cheers Monica More

New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

And my wild heart, has once again, found a home… Even though I consider myself a writer, it will be hard to put into words all the magic that is - El Galope and how it made me feel. This is not a hotel and you are not just a guest ... For me, this was a home and I... More

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Miguel Z, Manager at El Galope Hostel & Farm, responded to this review

Nobody else but a writer like you could express your experience (and ours) in such a way. I hope we can meet each other again either here or who knows where. It was a pleasure and a discovery to get to know you. Relincha is waiting for the wild small person. Thank you so much and keep on devoring life!! More

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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We spent two great nights here in early June and loved it. Even though the weather was bad the whole time and we were unable to do any horse riding the farm was just a relaxing place to take break and read a book. The food was incredible, fondue the first night and roast lamb the second, and I really... More

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Miguel Z, Manager at El Galope Hostel & Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your rate and coment. We´ve been having sunny winter days. Cold but lovely enjoying the fireplace, sauna and horserides. Wish you can come again for the horseride. Cheers Monica and Miguel More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have been travelling for two months in Sth America and just spent the last two days with Monica and Miguel at their farm. What a perfect way to finish my adventure My room was very comfortable and so was the bed. The heating and shower were great. Monica's meals were great and Miguel did a great "Churrasco" or BBQ... More

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Miguel Z, Manager at El Galope Hostel & Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your coment and rating. We also had a great time with you. Hope to see you again some time. All the best Monica and Miguel More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I highly recommend you stay here to get a "real" experience in Uruguay. It is an opportunity to get out of the city and meet the host and guest in a cozy environment. If you like horses or a sauna you cannot pass this up. The horses are extremely well cared for and well trained. If you are experienced you... More

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Thank you for your comment and rating. we also enjoyed your stay. All the best Cheers Monica and miguel More

Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went to Galope to recharge from Buenos Aires - a welcome change of pace and scenery. Miguel and Monica were gracious hosts, and simply, very cool people. We were taking walks to town along scenic country roads, photographing the countryside, warming up by an open fire in the lodge, and eating delicious food prepared by Monica. The communal meals... More

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Miguel Z, Manager at El Galope Hostel & Farm, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your comment and rating. Hope you can come again. Lovely sunny days latley!!! All the best to you both. Monica and Miguel More

San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

El Galope is a small estancia north of Colonia. By the end of our stay, we felt like we were leaving old friends. The horses are wonderful and the rides are tailored to riders' comfort and skill levels. We enjoyed the communal meals with other guests and walked into town a couple of times to get a feel for the... More

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Hi, Thank you for your comment. And sorry about such delayed answer. More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The Galope farm is the perfect place for a weekend gataway in the lovely Uruguayan countryside. The hosts, Miguel and Monica, are very welcoming and give you useful tips about the place and its surroundings. I particularly recommend you Monica's cuisine and her tasty cheese fondue, completly unexpected in the Uruguay countryside! And despite the bad weather, the horse riding... More

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Miguel Z, Manager at El Galope Hostel & Farm, responded to this review

Thnak you for your review and rating. it was nice having you here too. All the best Monica and Miguel More

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Address: Camino Concordia, Colonia del Sacramento 70202, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Colonia Department > Colonia del Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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