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Reviewed 21 June 2016

I've never stayed in a hostel before, so I was unsure what to expect, but this was seriously an amazing experience. My friends and I only stayed one night, but we really enjoyed our stay. We talked to quite a few staff members at the front desk and each one of them was incredibly friendly and helpful. All of the...

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This hostel was a nice stay, our room was a private double overlooking the pool which was very comfortable. The bathroom was shared and although there was one near to the room it was quite a walk to the other bathrooms if it was busy. There were problems with the hot water when we stayed but I think this may...

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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

A very lovely hostel set within walking distance of downtown Montevideo. The staff was friendly and helpful and the facilities were always kept clean and tidy. Free breakfast to top it all off. Definitely would stay here again

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Great hostel to relax and unwind. There is still the ability to be social and party, but still be able to have a quiet time reading by the pool. Very comfortable hostel - my 1 night stay ended up being 3!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Ukelele hostel is ideally located about 15 minutes walk from the old city. All the staff were really friendly and helpful and the hostel itself was sociable. The only downside is the Internet which is slow and managed by an external provider. Overall a great stay

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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

The building itself is beautiful (think high ceilings, long corridors, vintage decorations) with a good location. It has a lovely T.V room, music room and a nice pool area (however the pool was a bit dirty and not very inviting). The rooms were big and spacious and even the 12 bed dorm was ok due to the high ceilings. The...

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new york
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Vintage house with a refreshing pool and nice spaces to hang out with the other travelers or by yourself , wifi work well and the small patio is charming, bathrooms can use a little work . When traveling solo I will definitely use this hostel again .

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

The staff were really fantastic. Solid lockers and solid beds. Great breakfast, wonderful charming building and a clean inviting swimming pool. Excellent social atmosphere. I loved the staff the most. Nice location, close to the old quarter but far enough from the road noise.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

I just spent 3 nights in the Ukelele. Lovely old building. The staff are excellent. Friendly and very helpful. I was in a 4 person dorm. The dorm was in the middle of the building do didn't have any windows, nice and comfy though if it's only for sleeping. There was no air con but we had a fan. It...

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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

The only way to describe this hostel is charming! On the street it didn't look like much, but as soon we entered the front door we were blown away. The building has so much character with high ceilings and tall doors. The communal areas had a relaxing feel to them, with multiple indoor lounge rooms and numerous places outside to...

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ukelele awaits you in the best location of Montevideo. Our classic style house built in the 20's, is worth itself, with very spacious rooms, large common rooms and a huge swimming pool. (we are the only hostel in Mdeo that has one!!) We are downtown in the Km 0 of the city, next to Barrio Sur (where candombe was born), and in ten minutes you can reach Ciudad Vieja (old town) walking! Only 300 mts separate us from the Rambla (seaside), one of the best places of Montevideo.Ukelele is the perfect place to have a nice stay in Montevideo. We have large common rooms, with all kind of services to make your journey the best you can have, for the less price.You can enjoy a nice bath on our swimming pool, have some cold beers on the bar with people from all over the world, play the piano, guitar or Ukelele!! Or just relax and watch a nice movie! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ukelele Hostel

Address: Maldonado 1183, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Price Range: £13 - £47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“You will find peace in sleeping in any of the rooms.”
  • bathroom downstairs
 of 5 bubbles leonelj2016, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Maybe ask for a room away from the street if you're sensitive to loud noise.”
 of 5 bubbles BrieLBC, 21 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you're a girl, don't hesitate, pick the girl room !”
 of 5 bubbles margauxisthebest, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Do not choose single/double rooms, go for dormitory or find another hostel”
 of 5 bubbles GunnarKa, 14 Feb 2014 | Read review
“The room on the first floor is not so hot as the 12 people room in the 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 366c_ssiat, 26 Jan 2014 | Read review
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