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Hotel Colon

Rambla de los Argentinos, 950, Piriapolis 0000, Uruguay
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Maldonado, Uruguay
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A trip down memory lane, enjoyable, rich in its history. The rooms are a bit basic and the bathrooms need to be renewed, but the really friendly staff make you forget about it. Very good breakfast with home made cakes and scones!!!

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
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3 hotel reviews
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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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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
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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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Vancouver
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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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42 helpful votes 42 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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Nelson
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117 helpful votes 117 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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