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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This hostel is a little hidden, but really nice and very safe. The staff don't know english very well, but I still was able to communicate what I needed. The rooms were comfortable and the common area was really nice. Very clean and nice looking. Lockers were outside the rooms and breakfast is included (but you need to ask it... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I’ve stayed at the Tip Top backpackers for a week now. I have had a pleasant experience here. The hostel is in a good location, in the historical district of downtown Bogotá called the Candelaria. In walking distance of many museums, restaurants and bars. The hostel offers a safe and comfortable environment. It has great security, keeping the door locked... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We were delighted to book a room in this hostel based on the internet reviews ! However, after two nights there, we do not understand how the rates can be so great. Yes, the location is great, the family is very friendly and helpful and the price is nice. However, the six-beds dorms (two 3-stories beds) are tiny (luckily we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very comfortable, includes good breakfast and in a very convenient location. Very friendly owners willing to offer advice on the area. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for an affordable place to stay in the centre of bogota

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Hi all, it is very good hostel, with good and kind Hostceepers (Owners). Not expansive! Wi-fi work all time. Important. Very clean. No junkies. Important for money, cameera and other... You can washing your clothes. From 1 to 10. It is 10. Especially becouse very quiet, (if somebody was in Kandelaria he know what is it quiet in this territoria... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is a nice hostel in the historic Candelaria, thus within close (walking distance) to many attractions in the center of Bogota. The hostel is built from an old colonial type house, and thus has an open courtyard (with a clear roof) and rooms that branch-off from it.The owners are friendly and helpful, the hostel is clean and comfortable and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We stayed in this hostel for few days and explore the centro historico which is walk away. Every nite there are police making turns to check the place. There is a complete kitchen, microwave, refrigerator to cook our meals. Breakfast is served daily with hot coffee. Maria makes you feel at home and has the information all you need.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Nice hostel tucked in a cool corner of Bogota. The staff are incredibly friendly here and like to have a chat about what you are doing and help suggest things that you can do. There is a lot going on in the area (La Candelaria) and the hostel is even hosting part of a theatre festival taking place over the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We arrived at Tip Top Backpacker in the night, and a man opened a door for us (husband of owner) and he said they have a rooms for 60 000 pesos. But one hour earlier i checked in a airport they have different rates for rooms, specified in a hostelworld web site. So i asked him why in a booking... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Tip-Top Backpackers is a colorful, family-run hostel near one of the main plazas of La Candelaria. The hostel is bright with fresh flowers and an open courtyard and has a fun, laid-back feel. The owners are very friendly and are always around to help you orient yourself in Bogota, getting to know them was a real treat -- Maria even... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tip Top Backpackers is a small, cozy and lovely renovated colonial house hostel. It is located in the beautiful historic district of La Candelaria and within walking distance of the major cultural attractions, restaurants, bars, banks, ATMs and moneychangers. It is only a short 5 minutes walk from the famous Monserrate mountain and palace. In the area there are a variety of interesting walking and bike tours, including the popular Bogota Graffiti tour. In addition, our hostel offers information about weekly events such as Spanglish exchange Tuesday, free latin dance classes on Wednesdays and Karaoke Thursdays. This hostel has the perfect location to explore the vibrant city of Bogota. Other information about our backpackers hostel includes our 4-9 person dormitories, safety lockers to keep your valuables, a variety of beverages for sale, and friendly staff to help. We also offer 2 special out of the city tours, 1) to the Salt Lake Cathedral and 2) to Guaraita Lake, both including a typical Colombian style lunch and tour guide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tip Top Backpackers

Address: Carrera 112b 81, Bogota 111031, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota > La Candelaria
Price Range: $11 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tip Top Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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