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El Galope Hostel & Farm

Camino Concordia, Colonia del Sacramento 70202, Uruguay
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this estancia for 2 nights and wished we hadn't made plans, so we could stay a little longer. Monica and Miguel are great hosts and really made us feel like home in their lovely estancia. I am not a animal-person (my girlfriend is!), but I really loved it over here. Their dogs (2pac in particular, named after... More 

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Lille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time at El Galope! After 5 months on the road, this hostel was the perfect place to reload our batteries while discovering Rural Uruguay. Located in the middle of the fields, you wake up with the sounds of the birds and it's small size (10beds) makes it really cozy. The location - on the way between... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The prior reviewer (TheBSTravelers) is correct about some of the characteristics of this estancia. It is not really a bed and breakfast, but a horse farm that provides accommodations, with the highlight being horse lessons. It is not a place where the owners will be dotting after you. After some initial advice, the owners basically leave you alone. If you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

On the whole, we enjoyed our stay here. The difficulty lies in the fact that El Galope sometimes hints that it is a Bed and Breakfast, but in reality guests have to remember that this is a hostel on a working farm. I kept waiting for that warm, welcoming feeling that a B&B typically provides and the small touches that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We loved our stay at El Galope and were very lucky to be the only guests at that time. Monica & Miguel were superb hosts especially organising a lunch-time indoor BBQ on the Sunday with whiskeys, mate and the best steaks ever. They have a fabulous estancia with lovely dogs, cats,hens & horses in a very relaxed setting with plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I've been living in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the last 18 months and am in constant search of tranquil weekend getaways. El Galope, about an hour outside of Colonia, Uruguay, was the perfect escape from the hustle of the city (but I'd also recommend it under other circumstances). Monica and Miguel are gracious hosts and their quaint retreat is easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We loved our stay at El Galope. Miguel and Monica are perfect hosts. The horseride was excellent and was able to adapt for riders with different levels of experience. The food was wonderful and the booking process was straightforward. Fully recommend!

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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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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 

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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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