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Explora Hostels

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Overview
Calle 12c # 3-19 Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota 250055 Colombia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Housekeeping
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

I stayed here on two occasions during my trip around Colombia. Definitely worth to stay here!! It's really close to many cool things in Candelaria, and there's tons of eating places nearby. The only drawback is that it's not so soundproof, and it's a bit...More

Thank Sebastian S
Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 17 September 2018

Hello Sebastian, thank you very much for your review, we work every day to give better experiences to our guests. We hope to see you again at Explora. Best regards form Bogotá.

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Had a good experience here and enjoyed the rooms ! (Even though one roommate slept till like 12-3pm each day and I always want to accommodate others, but that's what I get for not getting a private room.) The private rooms looked really nice and...More

Thank Cullen R
Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 27 August 2018

Hello Cullen, thank you very much for your review. We are so happy to know you had a really good experience with us and we hope to see you again at Explora. Please remember you will have a special discount on your next stay with...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful management and staff! -Not a problem if you only speak English -great location -cute and trendy -airport transfer -the private rooms are great If you’re planning to go to Bogota, I seriously recommend staying here.More

Thank ajan09
Response from Daniel C, General Manager at Explora HostelsResponded 30 July 2018

Hello Ajan, thank you very much for your review. We are so happy to know you had a really good experience with us and we hope to see you again at Explora. Please remember you will have a special discount on your next stay with...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

The front desk staff at this hostel is excellent. Rooms are clean. Bathrooms are cleaned once a day and would be better served to be cleaned a second time during the day. Breakfast isn't included but it's pretty cheap and decent. This hostel is located...More

Thank WanderlusTravelers
Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 8 May 2018

Hello Wanderlus, thank you very much for your review. Be sure we will continue working to be better and have the best attention and making tasty breakfasts for everyone ;) We hope to see you again at Explora Hostels and remember that you will have...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

An amazing place to reflect for a couple of days/weeks on months of travel and catch your breath before heading back to the rat race that is daily life. Amazing and helpful staff. The experience is social, but only if you want it to be....More

Thank Jef N
Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 30 April 2018

Hello Jef, thank you very much for your review. We are so happy to know you had a really good experience with us and we hope to see you again at Explora. Please remember you will have a special discount on your next stay with...More

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Description
Explora Hostels is located in the historical center of Bogota, La Candelaria. It's an old house with two spaces: half the place was renovated to make it modern and sophisticated. The other half features the More original spaces of the house, so our guests feel at a colonial and ancient atmosphere. We have a trained staff in customer service and English, in order to give the best service to all our visitors. Our social area has two computers for public use, fully staffed and smoking area. The internet service throughout the house, allows our guests to stay connected to their surroundings at all times. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
US$18 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Colombia > Bogota > La Candelaria
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
US$18 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Colombia > Bogota > La Candelaria
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Room & Suite (14)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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olaadel62
1 December 2016|
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Hello. From the Airport just 30 minuts at night or 45 to 50 at the day!
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Mery D
30 October 2016|
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Hola María. Al salir del Aeropuerto puedes encontrar servicio de taxi tradicional que te cuesta entre 20 y 30 dólares. El hostel tiene servicio de transporte desde el Aeropuerto a cualquier hora por un precio de 17 dólares... More
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"Don't go road side"
dominict351
31 Jul 2017
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"Don't take the dorm room at the first floor facing the street"
TravellingYuri
30 Jun 2017
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"First floor better"
timg69
3 Apr 2017
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"I guess the more quiet double rooms are upstairs."
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29 Mar 2017
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