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“The Best Hostel in Bogota” 5 of 5 stars
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La Pinta
65 # 5 67 | calle 65 # 5 67, Bogota 000000, Colombia   |  
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Ranked #6 of 168 Specialty Lodging in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
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“The Best Hostel in Bogota”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Without a doubt this is the best place to stay in Bogota. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. I've stayed here multiple times and I've never had a bad experience. The housekeeping ladies do a great job at keeping in excellent conditions for the guests. I just love staying here and strongly recommend it. Also, it is in a central location in Bogota so you have easy access to public transportation, it's close by malls, restaurants, grocery stores and close to the "historic district"of Bogota. You will feel at home!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Turbo, Colombia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Good hostal in a good area. Noise from the street is a little loud though. Pretty good breakfast and fantastic coffee. Clean. My only
Complaint is the guy with glasses at reception is a little weird. Beer is so so price but there is a place next door that has cheaper beer

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cali, Colombia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

i was only going to stay in Cali for one day,but ended up staying form loner...we could not leave...the staff at the hostel where supper helpfull and could not do enough for us (Oscar.Sammy and Miguel where the bomb)guys go to the hostel its worth the money,free salsa lesson and swiming pool

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Miami, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I stayed here long term, mostly in the apartments owned by the Hostal. I frequently ate breakfast at and visited the hostal, staff and guests. The neighborhood is safe and trendy (Chapinero), near Septima the main avenue in the city, grocery, gym and neighborhood markets all around. Everything within walking distance in the city. Super friendly staff, clean and inviting environment at the hostal. Bogota is high altitude but not too cold, showers are hot, beds comfortable, beer cold. Great dogs, two labs, one grew up there, always friendly and ready to greet me. Family restaraunt on the corner (San Parillon), cheap lunches....Colombian food (very good), great hamburgers in the evenings. Best place to chill in Bogota in route to the endless adventure of Colombia.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I loved to stay in there! Good location, very safe neighborhood the prize was great, the breakfast surprised me, toast, cereal, fruits and coffee much better than other hostels!, the staff was very friendly they gave me all directions that i asked for even i got a free map. what i like most was the two dog, so cute and friendly, i definitely will stay there again.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cleveland, Ohio
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80 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The showers were definitely hot, which is necessary as Bogota is pretty chilly. We paid $70 for a double bed private room with shared bath, which I think is pretty expensive. Breakfast was cereal. The location is in a nice part of Chapinero. Close to the Transmilenio bus station and nice restaurants. Overall, I'm not sure I would stay here again. If the room were $40, then I think it would be worth it.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The staff was unpolite (even rude) and unfriendly The staff didn't clean our room. In the night there was a lot of noise. It's priced like a Hotel but it's in fact a not so great hostal. The price was almost the double then what was indicated in the lonely planet.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about La Pinta

Address: 65 # 5 67 | calle 65 # 5 67, Bogota 000000, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 168 Specialty Lodging in Bogota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Pinta is the best centrally located hostel in Bogotá with just remodeled facilities and excellent access to transportation. Located in the skirts of Zona G (Restaurant and Gourmet Zone of Bogotá), 5 minutes walk from the Lourdes Church, twenty minutes from downtown (ten in taxi), fifteen minutes from Zona Rosa and twenty minutes from Usaquén, this hostel is made so that you have the best experience in Bogotá. The hostel has just remodeled and plenty of bathrooms, solid bunk beds with new mattresses and the best private rooms in town. With lots of common areas, like a living room with a chimney, big gardens with hammocks to take the afternoon sun or enjoy playing local games, a large shared kitchen and dining room a TV room with a collection of Colombian movies and video games, smoking terraces and a bar you can choose your area according to you mood of the day.But by far the hostel's best asset is the atmosphere. La Pinta is run by Colombian backpackers for international backpackers. While staying with us you will interact with local people that live in the house and that will be more than glad to show you around town, teach you about our culture, give you advice on future destinations in Colombia and make of this your best travelling experience. ... more   less 
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