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Hotel Aragon
Ranked #38 of 333 Bogota B&B and Inns
Reviewed December 23, 2012

Great value if you´re on a super tight budget. Rooms are very threadbare with creaky wooden floorboards you can practically see through and the bed and sparse furniture is just the same. Our room had the grotty little stained curtian that did little. Coffee and cooking facilities are there, and there is a siting room. But for a few pounds more for the night there are half a dozen better hostels on the same street. We moved after the second night.

Room Tip: Fidel Castro once stayed here in the early 50´s.
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 17, 2012 via mobile

After searching around all the hostels with their expensive dorm beds, we were very happy to stumble across Aragon. It's a period style building with spacious rooms,, in room wifi, a big kitchen (free coffee in the morning), tv lounge and big bathrooms. It cost 40k for a double room (shared bathroom) which for a couple sharing is cheaper than taking dorm beds. We bargained an even better price for staying 3 nights.

  • Stayed: July 2012
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2  Thank natasha b
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Reviewed December 9, 2011

I found this hotel when all the hostels around were full and it was much better option. Rooms are bigger and nicer in old stile with dark old furniture almost in art deco stile. Batrooms on the corridor are big and bright. Hotel is clean and has a lot of charm. It costs almoust the same as hostels. Staff is ok.

  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank very-sunny
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  • Stayed: June 2017, traveled solo
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Thank omaromeo
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Reviewed December 27, 2016
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  • Stayed: December 2016, traveled solo
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Thank perhentin
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Reviewed June 12, 2016
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  • Stayed: October 2015, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: May 2016, traveled with friends
Thank Amaru Ernesto H
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Additional Information about Hotel Aragon

Address: carrera 3 No 12C-13, Bogota, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota > La Candelaria
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 333 B&Bs / Inns in Bogota
Price Range: $16 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Aragon Hotel is centrally located at Bogota’s historical and cultural center, in the old colonial downtown known as Candelaria District. This exceptional location allow the tourist to reach at walking distance the city's main museums and landmarks, such as Gold, Colonial Arts, Botero and Independence Museums; the Money House, Museum Church of Santa Clara, Luis Angel Arango Library, Cultural center Gabriel García Marquez, Candelaria Theater, the mountaintop of Monserrate Hills which offers the best panoramic view of Bogotá and the Quevedo's Square and House where Bogota was founded among others. Our hotel is very close as well to Universities such as Andes, Externado and many others. The hotel is in the C Zone, very well known for its restaurants, which offer local and international cuisine. There is also a variety of cultural events and activities available in the Candelaria area and its surrounding area.Hotel Aragón walls have witnessed many distinguished guests such as Isabel Martínez de Perón (President of Argentina, 1974-76, third wife of Juan Domingo Perón). She lived in this hotel in the fifties, at that time she was a dancer. And Fidel Castro himself when he was 21 years old came to Bogotá in April 1948 to attend the Latin Americas Congress of youth, and happened to be here just during El Bogotazo, an uprising of people after Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (Presidential candidate was shot in the street). In those days the name of the hotel was "Crillon". ... more   less 
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