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El Viajero Hostel Ciudad Vieja

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 20 November 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...

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Reviewed 13 October 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
Reviewed 27 August 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...

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Reviewed 30 June 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...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 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...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 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....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 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...

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London
Reviewed 13 May 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...

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Reviewed 6 May 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...

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Australia
Reviewed 17 April 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 &...

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Address: Ituzaingo 1436, Montevideo 11003, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Number of rooms: 15
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“Do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles Ghost_of_the_World, 17 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you are a girl, take the feminine room, it has an own bathroom that's really cleam!”
 of 5 bubbles GabrielNarcisoPareja, 13 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Pick a room in a different hostel”
  • The shower tray - dirty and smelly (drainage)
  • The dirt on the floor
  • Sign on the wall
  • Bedding - filthy
  • The floor - the dust and dirt in the main walkway
  • The lockers - these could be forced open by a small child!
  • The pillow. This stank of stale body fluids.
  • The pillows
 of 5 bubbles RawlingStone, 10 Jan 2014 | Read review
“You are given sheets to make your own bed. You rent a towel for 40 UYU (pesos). The 6 bunk female dormitory was quiet and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles judythompsonrtw, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Choice of a front room with a window & street noise or 2 cramped back 6-bed dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles holgs, 3 Mar 2013 | Read review
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