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82Hostel
Ranked #34 of 296 Specialty Lodging in Bogota
Reviewed July 13, 2014

We moved hear after staying at a hostel in the Bogota area of La Candelaria and we are glad we moved. The Candelaria is beautiful, but the area is dirty and dead at night whereas this hostel is near the Zona Rosa which is buzzing. There are loads of cheap places to eat just around the corner. We ate at the restaurant just across the road which was cheap and tasty; try eat near the hostel because the eateries in the Zona Rosa itself (about 3 streets away) are twice the price, if not more.

We stayed in a private room and the bed was really comfortable. I liked the natural light that came into the room and the heavy curtain that blocked it if you wanted it to. The wifi dropped in and out a little bit while in the room, but generally worked perfectly just outside the door. Breakfast is pretty good. The only problem we had was with the bathroom; it's a bit of a struggle to keep the water warm as it goes cold after a minute and it was a delicate process of turning the faucets slowly to get the right temperature. The toilet also leaked; it wasn't incredibly pricey but the private room was a little expensive compared to other private rooms for the quality of bathroom. Would stay here again though for the location and the street is realtively quiet so you can get a good nights sleep.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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82Hostel, Propietario at 82Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2014
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Hola Bella,


Gracias por dejar tu excelente comentario acerca de nuestros Hostel.


Una de las razonas por las cuales este Hostel esta ubicado en esta zona, tu las acabas de mencionar en tu comentario. Sin palabras :)

Saludos y Bienvenida siempre a Bogotá

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Reviewed July 7, 2014

It is a very well located hostel, there are many places of interest to you and you can go walking, the area is very safe, with many shops, bars and restaurants nearby, staff hostel can guide you anywhere and you can ask anything, they are always willing to help, you have fruit and delicious coffee at breakfast, and if you want to take public transportation can find very close to visit other places in town. :).

Room Tip: Dormitories have a similar style and all have lockers to store your stuff, if needed not forget to b...
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  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled solo
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82Hostel, Propietario at 82Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2014

Hi Aracelly,


Thanks for leave your Very Good Review about us

Hope to see you soon here

Regards,

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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Best location for hanging out in Bogotá. The people running the hostel are super nice and very laid back. The place is clean and everyone staying here was fun! I had a blast and would recommend this hostel to anyone looking to be within walking distance of a great area of the city while staying in a super safe area.

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled solo
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82Hostel, Propietario at 82Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2014
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Hola Colin,


Muchas gracias por dejar tu buen comentario acerca de 82HOSTEL....

Siempre estamos en la búsqueda de MEJORAR para que nuestros clientes dejen calificaciones como la tuya.

Saludos y bienvenido siempre a Bogotá - Colombia

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Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Excellent location for this Hostel. Very near Bogotas Zona Rosa. Really quiet so a good nights sleep is guaranteed. Really friendly staff that were more than willing to help out in any way possible.

Would definitely stay again and highly recommend it.

  • Stayed: June 2014
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82Hostel, Propietario at 82Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2014

Hi Colin,

We hope that you are enjoyng Colombia wherever you stay....

Thanks for leave your opinion about 82hostel


Kind Regards,

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Reviewed June 15, 2014

Excellent location near Transmilenio Bus station and Exito supermarket. Lots of inexpensive restaurants nearby. Good breakfast, fast WiFi, and plenty of bathrooms for dorms. The staff are all friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: Chose dorms away from street.
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  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled solo
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82Hostel, Propietario at 82Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2014

Hi Koh,


Firstly, thanks for leaved you good review about us....

Its nice to know that you enjoy everything arround 82hostel, see you later

Regards,

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Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had the double room near the street. It was loud, the sheets smelled like they hadn't been washed, and the walls (both to the street and the rest of the place) were paper thin. That said, it was cheapish (~95k pesos), and conveniently located.

They held our bags for us, which was nice, but when we came back and asked the guy at the desk to call us a taxi, he made ONE call (to one of the DOZENS of possible taxi companies), told the guy where we wanted to go, then told us, "Sorry, they don't have any taxis for you." After that, he went back to playing his video game. Talk about poor customer service.

Next time we'll spend another $25 for the night and stay elsewhere.

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled as a couple
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82Hostel, Propietario at 82Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2014

Hi Kevin,

Firstly i apologize with if you had a bad experience in our hostel.

For us is very important the guests reviews to improve our service and always give the best coustumer response....

Im going to talk with the Desk Guy about the his service for sure,


Regards and keep enjoyng your trip around Colombia!

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Reviewed May 17, 2014

We wanted a secure and helpful base for our first nights in Colombia and that is what we got. All the staff were friendly and helpful. I liked the communal areas and our private room was huge. The local area isn't that amazing but safe and there's good places to eat plus the transmilenio is close by. Wasn't too full but imagine if it were they'd be a more buzzy atmosphere, but it worked for us as we were happy to chill out.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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82Hostel, Propietario at 82Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2014

Hi Andrew,


Thanks for leave your good rewiew about us...

we´re trying to improve the atmosphere at the hostel, but always to exercise calm


Regards,

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Additional Information about 82Hostel

Address: Carrera 19 # 80-14, Bogota 110111, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bogota
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 296 Specialty Lodging in Bogota
Price Range: $12 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — 82Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
82hostel is a cool, modern and comfortable place to stay when you want to enjoy the best of our beautiful capital. Located in a safe and calm area, just a few blocks from many of the city’s best bars, cafes, restaurants, clubs and shopping. Our staff will give you the best welcoming service, so let us know how we can help you plan your stay! Some of our goodies includes free continental breakfast, fresh Colombian coffee and tea 24/7, free WiFi and a fully equipped kitchen. We accept all mayor credit cards. ... more   less 
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