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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rivadavia 448, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Overall we enjoyed this hostel. Things we didn't like was that the lock on the door to our room didn't work...you could jiggle the handle and it would unlock the door so that was a negative. But the staff and other guests were nice, the price reasonable and the water in the showers was hot!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Super friendly guys running this place (see photo). Hostel is in coolly designed, 70's style, retro house. Some of the dorm rooms are better than others (6 bed room is tops). Laid back rooftop patio is great for meeting fellow travelers (but way too many people smoking up there - gross). Overall a fave. Above average brekkie too. (Just avoid... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

O.K hands down one of the best place we have been to. Staff is SO nice young vivid laughing, good music, tons of food, we cooked Israeli food and they made Uruguay cusins. The bath and showers are clean the rooms are big with lockers, and upstairs there is a great terrazas with hammoks and just a chill vibe. If... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Honestly this hostel leaves me with not much to write home about. It wasn't amazing but it wasn't bad at all. The lady who greeted us was friendly and the other guested seemed relaxed in her presence. The room we stayed in was in my opinion horrible. We had a twin room which was bunk beds in a tiny tiny... More

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I stayed here for three nights, and overall I have no real complaints about the place. When one considers the price/value, location, etc. it really is not bad at all. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming (honestly that was the best part of my stay here), and went out of their way to make sure that I was comfortable.... More

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Trujillo, Peru
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Colonia is only a small town, but nonetheless, Sur Hostel was very conveniently located, being close to the main shopping strip, and only a short walk to the beach, the old town and the bus/ferry terminal. The room had heating which made it very comfortable. The twin bunk beds had no safety rail or access ladder, so the top mattresses... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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44 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

A hostel with welcoming staff, a nice open hearth and a big kitchen for guests to use. There is a slooow computer and okay wifi. Hostel was clean, our bed was comfy. Location is good, but Colonia is very small so everything is close to the historic centre here. You have to put the linnen on the bed yourself, and... More

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Rio de Janeiro
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Excellent location in Colonia and helpful and welcoming staff at hostel. You can find restaurants, groceries, banks some blocks away and you can rent a bike at hostel or in some places that rent bicycles by the hour. Cycling around Colonia was an amazing experience! It's beautiful riding though the coastline. The hostel offers a great breakfast and the staff... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The location is great, just a short walk from the old town. The bed in our private room was average; you need to make your own bed and towels are not provided. We did not like the shades in the room; we were on street level and they are metal rolling shutters on the outside of the street. Breakfast is... More

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Vienna, Austria
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10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

Although the staff were lovely and helpful we were left a little disappointed... We are usually happy to pay slightly more for a nice hostel but found it rather overpriced, although this maybe the going rate in colonia. After a warm welcome we were taken to our private room and given our sheets to make the bed, very lazy of... More

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Address: Rivadavia 448, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Location: Uruguay > Colonia Department > Colonia del Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sur Hostel 2*
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