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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cute small place with loads of character. Super friendly people happy to help. On a quiet street so a great place to be during summer. And almost everyone speaks English! :) Rooms are clean. Close to bus station which is very handy. I was directed here by El Viagero as they had no space, but turned out to be... More 

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Terra Alta, Spain
1 review
Reviewed July 10, 2016

I came to Punta del Este at 4:30 am, it was cold and rainy. I haven't booked any Hostel and decided to take the first Hostel on my way. It took me 5 min walk from the bus terminal to get there. The lights, decorations and some cozy energy attracted me to that place. I was lucky enough to get... More 

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Thank Ikona23
LuliTheTrip, Gerente at The Trip Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for such a high recommendation! We are glad to make our hosts feel like home :) Hope you can come by another time and not in freezing temperatures or raining like hell haha. Cozy vibes for you too! Cheers More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed May 6, 2016

I stayed in the Trip hostel for three nights while off season. (21-24 April 2016) Very good vibes and friendly environment, eventho it was off season we had a very good time with staff and travellers all mixed up. Thank you for those amaizing days!! Big up to Mr Aldo for the warm welcome!! ;) Chris.

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Thank cdelaroussilhe
LuliTheTrip, Gerente at The Trip Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your reply and your compliment to our kind recepcionist! We are glad you liked our hostel and could have a nice stay though being off season. Hope you can come by again with better weather next time! Good vibes! Cheers :) More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This hostel is the perfect combination of a good service, a good vibe and fun! Staff is really attentive, hostel is clean and service is great! It's a good place either to rest or to party and you'll certainly meet great people there because the hostel vibe attracts them.

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Thank ThamyTg
LuliTheTrip, Gerente at The Trip Hostel, responded to this review

Thamy, Thank you so much for the reply! Glad you liked the hostel and felt the good vibes! That is really important to us. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers and good vibes More 

2 reviews
Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

The Trip Hostel welcomed my friend and I with open arms and we immediately felt at home. We stayed at this hostel for 4 nights and it was hard to say goodbye. The staff is incredibly friendly (special shoutout to Marcelo and Kako-for being especially nice!) and willing to help you with anything you need including carrying my extremely overpacked... More 

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Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Trip Hostel over New Years, and had the most incredible experience! The community vibe here is unlike any hostel I have ever been to. The parties are incredible and the beer they brew themselves is delicious. It's a home away from home

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Thank Halley C
GonchisDtrip, Owner at The Trip Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! "A home away from home", definitely the exact words to reflect our passion and hard work for this place. So cool that you could sintonize our vibe ^^ Cheers for that! More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed February 15, 2016

My friend and I stayed at the Trip for two nights last week. Upon arrival we were greeted by Gonzolas who was friendly and provided us with information regarding free breakfast, a map of the area and directions to the beach. Our room was ready for checkin and we shared a 6 bunk room. The room was small, however, it... More 

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Thank Ashley S
GonchisDtrip, Owner at The Trip Hostel, responded to this review

Hey girls! Thanks so much for your review! It was a placer for us recive you here, and we aprecciate a lot when someone like you is open to feel good and have good times. Bye ;) More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed February 15, 2016

I was blown away by the hospitality of the staff at this hostel, they went the extra mile to ensure that everyone had a blast. The hostel is in a great spot within walking distance to several different beaches, good dining options, and the exciting night life Punta del Este has to offer. When I first arrived one of the... More 

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Thank UltimatumH
GonchisDtrip, Owner at The Trip Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! So good to read this lines! No much words, plenty of gratitude. Cheers! More 

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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing stay at this friendly hostel. As soon as you arrive Diego and the staff are mega friendly and helpful, so you feel right at home. The rooms are clean and there's plenty of bathroom / showers and really fast + free WiFi. The atmosphere is so relaxed and everyone is kind and considerate. If you are a... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed May 25, 2015

Diego and Marcelo are awesome. Really helpful and friendly. They have homebrew too! The rooms can be tight but in low or shoulder season it's awesome. Plenty of bathrooms and they seemed to be doing some renovations to make it even nicer for next season. Thanks guys!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome!The Trip Hostel opens its doors to receive travellers from all over the world.Situated in the heart of Punta del Este, near everything necessary for you to have an amazing stay.The hostel is two blocks from the Bus Station, two blocks from Gorlero´s Street and two blocks from both Playa Mansa and Playa Brava beaches.The Trip Hostel combines good vibes with the best comfort. A safe place, where you can find everything you need to have an unforgettable stay.What defines us the best is the personalized attention we give to our guests. Our intention is for you to take part in social activities, to try our famous "Asado" and wine tasting, enjoy live music and participate in theme parties we throw at our exclusive bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Trip Hostel

Address: Emilio Sader | entre Av. Francia y Bvr. Artigas, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Punta del Este
Price Range: $15 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Trip Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“I preferred the 6 person room to avoid too many people who snore loudly :)”
 of 5 bubbles UltimatumH, Feb 15, 2016 | Read review
“You might ask for rooms on the second floor if you want to avoid the noise from the common areas which are at ground level.”
 of 5 bubbles FelipeF145, Apr 28, 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the private room which has no ventilation and is next to the communal smoking area. Mold and mildew are prevalent in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles THEBSTravelers, Nov 2, 2014 | Read review
“I would say book the smallest bunk room you can - the 12 dorm when not full is fine, but if it is fully booked, it can be 'cosy'... but as most people spend little time in the room anyway, it shouldn't matter, as the atmosphere in the chill out spaces is great.”
 of 5 bubbles EliseR944, Jan 17, 2014 | Read review
“I think that the rooms on the floor are better as not so many people passing by...”
 of 5 bubbles Concilium, Jan 17, 2013 | Read review
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