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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Wonderful small hotel - Modern & very clean . Close to historic old town & ferry - Nice breakfast included - Great sleep & quiet at night - Recommend putting a table in the room to go with the chair but great to have a safe in the room . Recommend highly

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

The place is simple, but has some charm. Very close from the seaport, you can walk down the street. The breakfat is ok, but no more than that. They do have a nice and gently service, specially the brazilian host who works at the front desk and gave us some very good advices.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and I would say it was pretty average. We were in a room that was out of the way and felt like an overspill room. It smelt a bit fusty, the wifi didn't work in the room and the room was cold. The breakfast was good and the staff were nice, but we were disappointed... More 

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MOntevideo
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Located a few steps from the ruins of the citadel wall and the old city of Colonia, the Posada was a very good option for a family weekend in the beautiful Colonia. The place is clean, the staff is nice and helpful, and the breakfast was very good. The premium room had a nice view to the river. The bed... More 

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Colchester
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A good hostel/hotel, good breakfast and good location close to the old town. A little bit expensive for travellers but good value in comparison to others in Colonia. It's an expensive town. You can walk to it in 5 mins from the bus and ferry terminal (turn left at the roundabout and walk straight for 5 mins). Would stay again.

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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I got upgraded to this B&B after booking a bed in their hostel and them having no space! This was the best thing they could've done; Viajero Posada was clean, comfortable and had very friendly and helpful staff at reception. The bed was amazing and the room had perfect WiFi and hot water. The breakfast was good compared to many... More 

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Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Great room. Efficient heating. Clean. Good safety deposit box in room. Great location quiet. Super breakfast. Found tv channels in English. Wifi was a bit errstic but good for our needs. Need more staff with English and somewhere to hang wet laundry. Eould stay again.

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Fresno, California
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

We spent only one night at Posada El Viajero in April- wish we had spent more! Posada El Viajero is just outside the old city walls, about a block from the ferry/bus station- totally easy to get to when traveling to Colonia! The Posada is very cute, and the rooms are amazingly comfortable. We had a room overlooking the street,... More 

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Paris, France
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Good location, 5-10 minute walk from the ferry terminal and bus stop, and also 5 minutes or so from the old town. The property is slightly old but very good value for money. Good WiFi. Staff understood minimal English but was very friendly. Breakfast was not bad either!

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Buenos Aires
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Decent breakfast Nice, tidy rooms. The staff was very nice and helpful The windows are not very private in some rooms. Better than the other El Viajero in Colonia Bad wifi in the rooms (you have to go to the dining room)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We invite you to get to know our new Bed and Breakfast in Colonia del Sacramento. 400 Mts away from the bus station, just 100mts away from Colonia's famous historic quarter (declared World heritage by UNESCO in 1995) and in front of the "Rio de la Plata".El Viajero B&B is a new option for lodging in Colonia. Located in front of the 'Rio de la Plata'. It has 12 Double rooms and twin rooms all ensuite and with HVAC, cable TV, Wi-Fi & Internet.We organize activities for you, both inside and outside the B&B: Asados and typical foods, walking tours, horse-riding at the countryside and at the beach, visits to museums, wineries, national parks, tourist ranches and the cheese shops that elaborate the renowned cheese from Colonia Suiza. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada El Viajero

Address: Odriozola 296 | 269, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Colonia Department > Colonia del Sacramento
Price Range: €60 - €86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Posada El Viajero 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Posada El Viajero Uruguay/Colonia Del Sacramento
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“Every thing OK. But a brush for the toilets should be usefull”
 of 5 bubbles GabrielleB497, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“An inner room, away from front side, would be quieter. Otherwise, it was a very nice, pleasant, clean hostel. Parking was free on street.”
 of 5 bubbles Susanb1012, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else, rooms are too small to put your suitcase inside.”
 of 5 bubbles PatrickN308, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms not facing the road are mor quiet”
 of 5 bubbles EvaJ390, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Pay a little extra for the rooms with balconies. So worth it for the light breeze coming in off the river, and all the extra light.”
 of 5 bubbles erikm830, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
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