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El Viajero Hostel Ciudad Vieja

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here recently, and overall the hostel is a nice spot. Some of the lacking aspects: Only one toilet for men. Wifi was not working well at all. The bike I rented had a flat tire and it seemed to be something they meant to fix a while ago. Also, the showers were not really clean enough. But the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

I've been there for 8 days and loved every sec !! great staff that help you and have fun with you! great pepole from Great place!!!!! with great energy!! Just greatttttt! Gooooo and visit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! el viajero great location!

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

The hostel bar is located outside everyone's dorms - they play music very loudly until early hours of the morning even though hardly anyone even attends the bar. The staff are very helpful and the rooms are clean, but lockers under beds aren't very safe and there is only one toilet and shower. The clientele is much older and Spanish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Although slightly lacking in electrical outlet options and WiFi signal just falling short of the furthest room, the vibe in this hostel and other provisions more than made up for these tiny inconveniences (which are common and could be worse in hostels in these parts). The location was central, amidst the main shopping street, grocery shops and restaurants. There was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great location and beautiful building. Easily accessible by bus from tres cruces terminal. It's close to the major sights in the old town and short walk to the coast. It's also next to a LOT of veggie/vegan places to eat. It's clean and does a basic but nice enough breakfast. The staff are nice enough, though not the friendliest I've... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

There was no curfew. The first night a group of football jobbos partied until 3am with no staff intervening. The next day we asked to change rooms and were told that they would let us know in the afternoon. They didn't get back to us either way. The second night there were two groups of people partying in different locations.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

You get what you pay for and this place is cheap. Staff didn't really care. There were people sleeping on the floor of the breakfast room the first morning and the second there was a guy sleeping on the couch in the common room - at 11am. It was dark and dingy. I was sharing a bathroom but felt like... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a double room in this well located hostel. Both room and shared bathroom could have been cleaner, and in a better state of repair, but were fine. The breakfast was the standard hostel offering, but was seemingly left out for ages before breakfast started - due to an early bus we were the first people at breakfast but... More 

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Thank jimmy1231
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Really friendly place, with helpful staff. We rented bikes from the hostel on the first day and they were in great condition. The set us up with everything we needed to enjoy an awesome day on La Rambla. staff suggested restaurants and activities and even offered an Asado on Sunday nights when most area restaurants are closed. Nice patio, game... More 

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Australia
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265 reviews
109 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Wow, I booked this place based on it's reviews and location. I have no idea how so many people are giving it good reviews. The only good thing about it is it's staff. They are great, helpful and welcoming. That's pretty much where the good ends. The entrance has a steep staircase, the staff come down to welcome you &... More 

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Additional Information about El Viajero Hostel Ciudad Vieja

Address: Ituzaingo 1436, Montevideo 11003, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Number of rooms: 15
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