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El Viajero Downtown Montevideo

Hostelworld.comUS$30*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Weed, California
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I have stayed here a few times. Only place in MVD worth staying. Staff are awesome, location is great. A great place to meet fellow travelers and centrally located. Definitely worth it. Very clean and nice kitchen.

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Great central location with friendly staff. They have lots of information around the place. They do activities and have bands or music in the night so it's easy to meet people. If that sounds like you then you will enjoy. Not the best place to get an early night sleep but they do make everyone quiten down at midnight and...

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Thank Campbell M
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The price is fair, the location is very good (near the main street of downtown Montevideo), the common area is very nice and the staff is super helpful. The only downside was that there was no air conditioning in the rooms.

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Thank Caio R
New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I stayed at this hostel in Montevideo for 3 nights in a private room. The rooms are very basic and a bit prison-like which is in stark contrast to the building itself with the original colonial courtyard and architecture. The upside is that the social area in the courtyard is great with lots of sitting/hanging out room. The downside is...

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Thank smartcooki
Reviewed 20 September 2016

They claim the have hotel standards. However, our room had no windows at all and felt like a prison. The door didn't lock properly. The place was incredibly loud. At the reception desk they kept loud music all the time, including by night. Music went on at least till 3am, and so did the general noise. They claim they have...

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Thank Carlo B
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Everything was great including the breaky, only thing lacking was the atmosphere. Possibly due to the fact it appeared there were a lot of long stay/workers living there, I'm not too sure. Otherwise great hostel in the heart of Downtown Montevideo close to most attractions. Would definitely recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night at the end of July. Mostly everything was fine, very helpful staff who spoke Spanish to me to help me practise (even though their English was far better!) and a good breakfast. The only thing I'd say is the rooms aren't ideal - in mine (11 I think) I didn't have a proper locker as...

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Thank AnnieVMB
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I loved the place! It's beautiful, very good location, great people,awesome receptionist, delicious BBQ and cool bar and party at night! The price is reasonable, complete breakfast, nothing I could complain about! Thank you El Viajero for the incredible experience!

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I was actually here during the World Cup June 28th to July 3rd ofl 2014. I'm starting to use my TripAdvisor acct, so I selected the date from last year. I arrived here very late at night and the reception was nice enough to let me stay and pay for my stay the next morning since I didn't have cash...

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Thank ahannah1989
Montevideo
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Even that Montevideo is a quite expesive city, you can find your way to make it quite in a cheap way. This hostel is located in a very strategic point, because it is a relatevely cheap neighbourhood and also close to ciudad vieja, Rambla, and many historical places around. Very recommendable!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Viajero Downtown Hostel & Suites is conveniently located in the heart of Montevideo: two blocks away from our most important Avenue 18 de Julio and only 10 minutes away from Montetvideo's main attractions. Near the nicest squares of our city (Plaza Cagancha, Plaza del Entrevero, Plaza Independencia and Plaza Matriz), 10 minutes walk away from the beach. Established in an ex hotel in a typical colonial style house of the XIX century, El Viajero Downtown Hostel & Suites has 12 private rooms with bathroom en-suite, offering you all the comfort of a hotel with the fun and relaxing atmosphere of a hostel. Well-equipped spacious kitchen, BBQ, colonial patio with a garden outside, movie area and a bar open 24/7. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Viajero Downtown Montevideo

Address: Soriano 1073 | Entre Rio Negro y Paraguay, Montevideo 11111, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Price Range: $19 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Viajero Downtown Montevideo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Rooms upstairs have windows/skylights vs. downstairs rooms with no windows”
smartcooki, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs may be quieter”
Melaciraptor, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Take an extension cord in your bag, 'cos it will be needed, and a flashlight also”
Iara_Ferraz, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here!”
420jays, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“not sure which room”
OmMamoon, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
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