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For our last night in BA our son booked us a coveted restaurant reservation weeks earlier for... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
applecrispNH
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New Hampshire
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Overnight stay in Colonia

We stayed overnight in Colonia although our original plan was to just go for the day. We booked... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
maznash
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Avenida Cordoba 753, Buenos Aires C1054AAG, Argentina
San Nicolás
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed overnight in Colonia although our original plan was to just go for the day. We booked our tickets at the Colonia Express stand in a local mall in Buenos Aires the same day that we went. The ferry did leave late but seemed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought tickets from this location for Colonia Express from BA to Colonia and walked from our hotel to the Colonia Express terminal at Puerto Madero (about 1km from our hotel). The area is very lonely and we got mugged - phone got snatched. Wish they...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My trip with Colonia Express was on a very choppy day, I'm almost certain that similar adverse conditions would have led to a cancellation or suspension of the service in the UK, but the one thing that made the day better was the attitude of...More

1  Thank EZ_travelUK
Reviewed 31 March 2018

we just returned from a day trip to Uruguay using colonia express and after having read some of the reviews I was a bit concerned. these concerns were unnecessary as it was one of the smoothest ferry experiences I've ever had. on both sides there...More

1  Thank bigfoot72
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I took Colonia Express to Colonia del Sacramento. A little Spanish is recommended. The process of embarkation is a bit confusing. Even if you have a pre-purchased ticket you have to go in both lines. One is able to buy duty free goods on board...More

Thank John a
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Recently took a day trip to Colonia Del Sacramento from Buenos Aires via Colonia Express. Boarding & Immigration process was very organized and smooth. The ship going towards Colonia was extremely comfortable with several amenities on board including currency exchange and duty free shopping. The...More

4  Thank Sachin K
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I do not recommend this company if you don't speak English. Luckily I had someone to help me book and friendly tourists on the trip that helped translate for me. I booked myself on a package of return journey plus guide and lunch. The guide...More

1  Thank Marcus M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We booked a day trip to Colonia Del Sacramento aboard Colonia express. The trip to Colonia progressed very well aboard the Atlantic Express which was a very nice modern catamaran ferry we left port on time and arrived on time. We booked the 4.15pm ferry...More

1  Thank Travelthisworld
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

For our last night in BA our son booked us a coveted restaurant reservation weeks earlier for 10:30pm for our farewell celebration. Once into port, however, it took longer to dock the ferry than it did to cross, more than doubling our time onboard. We...More

2  Thank applecrispNH
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We accidentally purchased Colonia Express tickets for the wrong date and immediately called to change the dates and were told that, because we purchased the web promotion, we had to pay the change penalty and could only change for the Clasica Fares. After modification, the...More

2  Thank Cyndee_12
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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the
footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area
of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the
true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down
streets lined with office buildings and banks. The
financial district is well-known for its vibrant
atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours.
After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes
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Response from John a | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is the most inexpensive option. Yes, definitely you need to print your ticket and then stand in a line to have it validated. I don't know if they will accept a phone ticket. Even if you were to buy it there... More
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