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Reviewed 12 September 2013

I stayed in this hostel at the beginning and the end of my trip in Colombia and it wasn´t a problem to leave very much of my luggage there. The staff, especially Oscar is super helpful and friendly. I think the place has almost everything you need: Clean and good facilities (although the showers weren´t very good), fast internet, a...

1Thank MelleKamelle
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2013

A quiet hostel. The staff were kind of awkward and acted more like guests. Quite quiet. Good cleanliness. Showers aren't the best but do the job. Good kitchen. Decent value. Excellent location. Good value. Very safe area. Rooms are decent enough, although some are quite dark. Make sure you bring a lock for the locker!

Thank Anne800
Austin TX
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Pros: - Oscar, the guy at the reception during the day is very helpful and extremely nice. He helped us with info on what to do in the city, called for reservations for our tickets to go to Salento, overall very helpful. - Location is ideal if you want to be near the best eating places and party district in...

Thank GotSumS
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Located in a very safe area of Bogota, North House is a nice place to stay if you actually want to wander around on your own after dark. There are plenty of shops and bars in the immediate vicinity, and the pleasant Parque Virrey is only a short walk away. Tends to have an older than usual clientele. Downside: very,...

Thank Danny C
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 7 April 2013

What a wonderful experience. Better than I had imagined. Inside you´ll find very friendly and knowledgeable staff (good English language skills) and a very clean establishment. The kitchen and social areas are large and fully equipped. Great backyard with lovely, lush flowers for relaxing, chatting, having a smoke. The rooms are pretty standard hostel bunk-bed rooms, but there seemed to...

Thank annezwe
Reviewed 2 April 2013

If you want to stay somewhere safer than La Candelaria in Bogotà then the Zona Rosa area is probably your best bet. It's a really smart modern area and the streets seem really safe. There are loads of malls, shops, bars and restaurants. The downside and reason most backpackers choose La Candelaria is that things round here are comparatively quite...

Thank Choccy90
San Gil, Colombia
Reviewed 20 November 2012

In large Latin American cities, there is a "price to pay" for being located in "the high rent district" (which in this case refers to "Zona Rosa"--the preferred location for enjoying nightlife in Bogota). North House Hostel "bucks the trend" through offering the same low prices for dorm beds as found in Candelaria (historic city center), while offering a safe...

1Thank DrPaulTravel
oscar a, Manager at North House Hostel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thanks for write this reviewed this is our motivation to improve the hostel every day.

Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 5 September 2012

This hostel has the best location in Bogota! It's a walking distance from Zona Rosa, where are all the bars, good restaurantes and nightclubs in the town. It's also very close from a Transmilenio Station. So in 20 minutes you can get to La Candelaria to visit the older part. I wouldn't recommend any other Hostel in Bogotá!

Thank PauloBrunet
oscar a, Manager at North House Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks paulo we had a great time with you guys and thinking about the nigthlife here in the zona rosa we have a great club with salsa party and free salsa clases, with one free beer every thursday salsa party and free salsa clases, and every tuesday we have a gringo tuesday for multicultural and exchange, language. thanks att oscar...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 12 March 2012

The kitchen is not equiped at all. If you ask for a way to enlight the oven the staff looks strange at if you do not have your own lighter. The dorm I was in was headed out to the main street. Not too bad if it hadn´t been for the pizza restaurante just outside. One of the three showers...

1Thank svas
oscar a, Manager at North House Hostel, responded to this review

thanks mr sverras for write this reviewed, we are very sorry to make you uncomfortable, but in this moment we are changing the staff, and the management style, right now we have change the showers, the ring, the internet service, we are improving the hostel and our principal concern are the guests again very sorry for this but this hostel...

Reviewed 29 July 2011

We splurged on the only private room with private bath, located off the backyard(60,000). After many hours, the hostel owner revealed there was no room key & no locker. The kitchen was filthy & had dishes piled everywhere & ashamedly the owner cleaned it himself, when he revealed he was having difficulty keeping cleaning help. Using the washing machine at...

3Thank homefreeUsa

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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
North House Hostel is Bogota's newest hostel. Minutes away from the "Zona Rosa" and "Zona-T" famous for nightlife, dining and shopping. We are located in a safe neighborhood in the north of Bogota at Street 78 #24-10. Free wifi, bakery, laundry, guest kitchen, garden. Dorms from $6, Private from $15. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle 78, 24-10, Bogota 188068, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bogota
Price Range: $15 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Ask if you can upgrade the 4-bed dorm for free like we did!”
 of 5 bubbles Mick1123, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The best showers in the second flat.”
 of 5 bubbles 740martina740, 15 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Dorm Rooms are 6 guests/room...or...10 guests/room... "Splurge" a little, and pay a bit more for less guests/room (i.e. 6 guests/room dorms)--it's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles DrPaulTravel, 20 Nov 2012 | Read review
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