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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Decided to stay here after seeing the recommendations in a couple of guide books. Lovely building and clean rooms. However the breakfast was terrible. Also the hostel was filled with a huge tour group and so it was not a very social atmosphere as they kept to themselves and we seemed to be the only other people staying here. We...

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Funchal, Portugal
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Nice hostel, situated in a good neighborhood. Relaxed atmosphere. It has a terrace on the roof which is the perfect spot to drnk mate. The are private and shared room available. The kitchen is well equipped.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 September 2014

One of the best hostels, anywhere, Friendly, helpful staff . . . good clean rooms, convivial atmosphere . . . nice location on the edge of the city center. Easy to get taxis and buses for the 3 Cruces bus terminal, neighborhoods such as Pocitos, etc. Fantastic place to start the trip!!!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 January 2014

On hostelworld the description said that the hostel was renewed in December. This turned out to be old information. The bathrooms of the hostels were renewed December 2012. The photos are from 2009. The breakfast was very basic and the rooftop bar could use a make-over. Matresses and pilows were very old.

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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Worst breakfast in six months travelling in South America , made a mistake of booking this hostel. Rooms were clean and staff friendly , but was expensive and thinks it is the Hilton by the way it charges . The hostel is central to the city and seems safe at night . Should have read the reviews on trip adviser...

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Jopotá
Reviewed 10 February 2013 via mobile

The only good thing is that is close to the center.... Anything else.... My friend and I booked a room without to know that at the end was on the basement, on the next building.... Dirty sheets, no AA or ventilator in a roon with no windows and just one pc for a fulllllll hostel.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Really good hostel close to town but still tranquil. Lots of hangout space, in the lounge room talking to staff and other people staying there, around the kitchen and up on the balcony (aparentely good in the morning to listen to music and meditate before your day :) ) Staff very friendly and helpful, people who were staying there at...

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Kunming
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I think it's an old building, so staying at Red Hostel had a bit of a nostalgic feeling to it, and I quite enjoyed my stay. The hostel has a nice kitchen and terrace, really good breakfast, and a magnificent fireplace. I was there during the off-season, so not many travelers meant I had a nice room to myself. The...

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Fortaleza, CE
Reviewed 21 August 2012

I stayed at RedHostel for 4 days with my boyfriend. It was excellent option because It's close to great points of Montevideo. Intendencia Municipal (panoramic city view), Centro de Fotografia de Montevideo and Museo de la Historia del Arte are points located on the same street.There is the Mercado de la Abundancia where you can buy artcrafts and eat typical...

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 21 August 2012

I found one of the best staff ever in this hostel!!! Also have a great bathrooms, clean rooms and the biggest roof I ever know, the best option in Montevideo. There's a lot of stores near the hostel, you can ask Jesper for a great place to eat chivito, dance, drink, etc. The dorms are comfortable and clean, maybe the...

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Address: San Jose 1406, Montevideo 11216, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Number of rooms: 29
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“Rooms on the ground have more noise.”
 of 5 bubbles ElaneA, 21 Aug 2012 | Read review
“dorms are ok!”
 of 5 bubbles abrahamp447, 20 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Be careful if you get room 4 which is a single - double, it is next to a big dorm, just separated by a thin wooden door.”
 of 5 bubbles Harald134, 16 Nov 2011 | Read review
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