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    Explora Hostels

    Calle 12C #3-19 | Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
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    31/12/2017 1/1/2018
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    Traveller (34)
    Room & Suite (13)
    Dining (5)
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good36%
    • Average14%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “private room” (16 reviews)
    “la candelaria” (23 reviews)
    “great hostel” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Multilingual Staff
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 106 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I really enjoyed my stay with Explora Hostels the best location and the most comfortable beds with extra blankets if you get cold . is a relaxing environment really clean great WiFi. I do not smoke but they have a smoking room which is very...More

    Thank Paul M
    Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello Paul, thank you very much for the ten stars :) We will try to improve our service and all our staff can be like Yoli. Remember you will have a special discount on your next stay with us. Best regards from Bogotá.

    Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

    Great hostel , very good location (close to lot of restaurants, banks and museums ) , great sandwich place next door. clean room with modern facilities . Helpful staff , Yolimar was particularly available and friendly . Cold beers, water and soft drinks in the...More

    Thank Julien N
    Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 13 October 2017

    Hello Julien. Thank you very much for your review. We will continue working to provide the best service to our guests. We hope to see you again in our hostel ;)

    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    The hostel was clean and the staff was nice. but there are hardly any social spaces and it is very cold. Also, really frustratingly, the bathroom lights are on a motion sensor, so if you are in the shower for more than 30 seconds you...More

    Thank Lara S
    Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 26 September 2017

    Hello Lara, thank you very much for your review. We have sensors in bathrooms to ensure energy saving and contribute to the environment, these are scheduled with a time of one minute, our invitation is to make use of the daylight during long showers to...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

    Had a private room here and it was ideal. Hotel picked us up at airport for 50000 pesos but later found out it was expensive but that wouldn't put me off. Staff again were helpful and the chef cooked the same breakfast as to the...More

    Thank gerryc19
    Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 13 September 2017

    Hello Gerry, thank you very much for your review, we are happy to know you like your experience with us and we hope to see again at Explora. Our pick-up service is slightly higher than the transfer because we must assume parking rates that are...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    I spent one night in the hostel, just arriving from the airport. The place is clean and you have space. Enough shower for everyone. But the windows were not closing and Bogota is cold.. So even with 2 blankets and clothes, I was cold. But...More

    Thank Augustinfb
    Response from Daniel C, Director General at Explora HostelsResponded 31 August 2017

    Hi Agustin, thank you very much for your review. We are very sorry that you were cold at night and the problem with the window, today we will review and fix the problem. We hope you come back again and have a better experience ;)...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Price range
    • US$10 - US$26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Location
    • Colombia >
    • Bogota >
    • La Candelaria
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    Traveller (34)
    Room & Suite (13)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (32)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
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    Questions & Answers
    1 December 2016|
    Response from Daniel C | Property representative |
    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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    Response from Daniel C | Property representative |
    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"
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    "Don't take the dorm room at the first floor facing the street"
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    "First floor better"
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    "I guess the more quiet double rooms are upstairs."
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