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The Cranky Croc Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super social hostel. The staff was super helpful and everyone staying there was pretty friendly! Didn't get to explore La Candelaria too much since I was there for a quick 48 hours but still had to work during the day. Walking distance from Monserrate though. The breakfast is not free, but its awesome!! I would recommend it, the most expensive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is a really cool newly furnished hostel. It's perfectly located in a real artsy area of Bogota. The rooms are very clean and showers are some of the best I have used in South America. Hostel staff are extremely helpful and will go out of their way to ensure you have a great stay here. Hostel is very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was very clean and comfortable. I stayed in a private room and also a dorm upstairs and both were great. The bathroom facilities are excellent, very modern and clean, with hot showers. The food is also good and cheap!! Staff are friendly and there was a lot of activities to do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here straight from the airport and went straight out on a night out organised by the hostel. Was it a little expensive, yes, but was good fun. The hostel has lots of these activities. The place was very clean, and lovely showers. It had large lockers big enough for bags which goes some way to solving the problem... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel, run by an Aussie bloke with his head switched on! Clean common areas and rooms with awesome cleaning ladies that make your bed everyday! Well worth staying here in the awesome area of Candeleria, Bogota! Highly recommend staying here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and was very impressed. Rooms spacious and clean. Very nice. Also breakfast was very resonable and tasty. Returning to bogota in 2 weeks and will definitely be staying here !great location too, within walking distance of all the attractions. Good security at night. All round, a great spot !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and the showers and bathrooms are so wonderful and clean, a welcome change!! We stayed in a private room and it was bliss, bar the one or two guests that were very loud when they came back from a night out... Lovely hostel, lovely staff, lovely rooms and very homely wood fire in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Best (and only) showers we had in Bogota. Unfortunately, the crocodile was nowhere to be seen. Fantastic vegan fajitas for the more moral-minded amongst us. The only downside was all the stray animals running amok in Candelaria, though this is only partially the Cranky Crocś fault. Bogota? More like Dogota.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend staying at the Cranky Croc when you visit Bogota. It's in the middle of La Candeleria which is where you want to be - museums shops bars restaurants so much going on. Staff at the hostel were all so friendly and helpful, especially Freddie who was such a laugh- he runs a free walking tour every day at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Arrived on a sunday evening in this hostel and the staff cooked some food to share with all backpackers, great moment. Staff very friendly, smiling all the time. The night bus party is very nice as well. Rooms and bathrooms are very clean. You can also order some food for dinner, I recommend empanadas for sharing. Walking tours are organised... More 

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Additional Information about The Cranky Croc Hostel

Address: Calle 12d No. 3-46 | La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
Price Range: $12 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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