Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria

Carrera 4 # 12 - 74, Bogotá 57, Colombia
+57 300 552 5417

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Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria - Bogotá, Colombia
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Distance to city centre 10,4 km
Location rating 9,4
Nearest airport Bogotá El Dorado
Distance to airport 14,5 km


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  • Okay
    Sep 2019

    Worst Hostel we had on our trip! The sheets were full of dead little insects, there was blood on the wall and you cannot call the mattress a mattress. Also the room was even smaller than expected so that we had to sleep with our backpacks on the bed. Although Yolanda was very friendly we had a fue issues with her: we had to be back before 12 and one time we couldn't enter the hostel because she wasn't there and forgot to leave us the keys. It was at night, we had some valuable stuff with us and it was getting a little bit dangerous for us. We wouldn't recommend this hostel (if you can call it like this)!

  • Good
    Sep 2019

    The location is amazing. Felt very safe. Near everything. Easy to walk around. There’s a cute little parc near with lots entertainments and a nice vibe.

    It felt like we were staying at our mom’s place, but not in the good sens. We had to say when we were going out, when we were thinking of coming back, the owner always locked the doors with chain so we had to ask her to let us out and in. We went out and she wasn’t happy that we came back late so she told us we couldn’t go out later than midnight. We had no autonomy whatsoever. And we kept thinking, what would happen if there’s a fire? We are locked inside so it’s really not safe. She told us we couldn’t take ling showers. It felt like we were always watched. The beds were a bit uncomfortable. And it was cold. So cold. The rooms aren’t well isolated so it’s as cold outside then it is inside. Very humid too.

  • Good
    Aug 2019

    Explanation of the city centre

    Room really small, showers uncomfortable --> no space to change your clothes, mattress of the bed very hard and out of gum, only 8 minutes of hot water, no key to get into the hostel

  • Excellent
    May 2019

    Yolanda was the perfect host. She was very patient with our lack of Spanish and still used a map to show us the main tourist attractions and chatted using loads of gestures to help us understand. The location was great and it was the perfect place to stay in Bogota.

  • Excellent
    May 2019

    The hostel is in an amazing location- literally few minutes walk from lots of bars, restaurants, street food vendors. It felt safe. The host doesn't speak English but we managed with our Spanish and she was most helpful. Helped us getting to places without taking a taxi, gave us an advice on where to go for food... All in all, she's a heart and soul of that place so if you need a place to stay for a couple of nights, i'd recommend this one.

    Bed covered in a plastic sheet...

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Located in Bogotá (La Candelaria), Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria is within a 15-minute walk of Plaza de Bolivar and Gold Museum. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request).



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

7,7 Good

based on 119 reviews









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  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly service

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Free Wi-Fi
Bicycle hire
Designated smoking area
Storage available
No smoking
Pets not allowed
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk
Airport shuttle

FAQs when booking at Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria

Where is Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria located?

Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria is located at Carrera 4 # 12 - 74 in Candelaria, 10,4 km from the centre of Bogotá. La Candelaria is the closest landmark to Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria?

Check-in time is 13:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria.

Does Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria offer free parking?

No, Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria does not offer free parking.

Does Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria from the airport?

Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria is 14,5 km from Bogotá El Dorado. Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria is 69,4 km from Villavicencio La Vanguardia.

Can you bring pets to Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria?

No, pets are not allowed at Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria.

Does Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria have a pool?

No, Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria does not have a pool on-site.


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Most popular landmarks

  • La Candelaria 394 m
  • Museo Botero 0,4 km
  • Casa de la Moneda 0,5 km
  • Museo del Oro 0,7 km
  • Iglesia de San Francisco 0,8 km
  • Plaza de Bolívar 0,8 km

Getting around

Bogotá El Dorado 14,5 km
Villavicencio La Vanguardia 69,4 km

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