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Hotel Colon

Rambla de los Argentinos, 950, Piriapolis 0000, Uruguay
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Ranked #11 of 22 hotels in Piriapolis
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Debbie S Brooklyn, New York, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Brooklyn, New York, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of the hotel is the location. Rooms are a bit older, as are the linens. Incense in the hallways also provided a distinct smell. Beautiful fireplace though in the common room great for winter.

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Uruguayan friends told us we should stop in Piriapolis for a local beach experience. We chose the Colon because it was at the end of the beach where it was more quiet. The historic hotel was fun to stay in... a little funky, but it was unique staying in the round tower room with a view of the beach. (You... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

This historic hotel has been in the family for many years. Ricardo, his wife and children will share their recommendations for fishing, boating, horseback riding, and other activities. The beach is wonderful and not too hot like Rio. If you are enjoying the city and countryside, you will love the location. If you are chilling on the beach, you will... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

It's hard to describe the place. When you enter and look at the reception and the floors, you think, well, nice, a house with history: nice decoration, lovely tiles etc. But once you see the rooms, it's bleak horror: so small you can't turn around. Smelly. Completely loveless. And the bathroom - - well, words fail me. Honestly, do yourself... More

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Auburn, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

this beautiful swiss style circa 1910 hotel is situated in a strategic part of town. price for our room, breakfast included, was $80 for my wife and i. nice room facing the ocean (rio plata). the staff was not friendly, seemed annoyed that they had guests (it was winter, july), rooms were very noisy with the nearly constant sound of... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Helpful staff, good breakfast (not outstanding but good), and a fantastic octagon room on the top floor in a historic building overlooking the south Atlantic. Check out the photo.

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Amelia, Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

I ended up staying 2 days in Piriapolis. Lovely town and the Hotel Colon is centrally located. The staff was extremely friendly. Had a family feel. I speak Spanish so not sure what the English level is.

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Panguipulli, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2010

well, you can not beat the location, the hotel is grand! i find the management fixed but a bit flexible when needed. of course, we are talking about a 100 year old 'palace' in it's day........ for people expecting the ritz carlton, don't do it. however, if you like 'quirky' hotels and can put up with a wee bit of... More

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113 reviews 113 reviews
51 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

This hotel is run down and not worth the price. The rooms are cramped, too hot and run down, the pool area is awful

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brighton Uk
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106 reviews 106 reviews
50 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2009

I had paid by Western Union,a deposit equal to one night's stay and it was too late to try alternative accommodation,otherwise I would have not have stayed another moment! A dreadful smell, A shower with inches of black mould around the base. One electric socket which linked all wires! I needed to charge my laptop and cameras. Also there was... More

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Address: Rambla de los Argentinos, 950, Piriapolis 0000, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Piriapolis
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