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El Viajero - Hostel & Suites

Washington Barbot 164, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay


El Viajero Hostel&Suites is located just a few meters away the famous historical centre (declared World Heritage by UNESCO) and 5 blocks from the Port, Bus Station and the beautiful beaches! Colonia is considered the most beautiful city in Uruguay, due to the Historical Town and its museums, the Plaza Mayor' with its restaurants, the Iglesia Matriz (Oldest Cathedral of Uruguay), and its lighthouse, which you will find perfect for sightseeing: the old city, the beaches, the countryside and the national parks. The Hostel is located in a beautiful 19th-century house with all the comfort of the 21th-century: High roofs topped with wide skylights, fireplace, barbecue & solarium. We have worked extremely hard to pay very close attention to details to offer: - Breakfast. -Hot water 24/7. -Laundry service. -Public telephone. -Bed linen. -Free computers with internet access. -Wi-Fi. -Laundry service. -Bike rental. -Parking (not included). -TV Cable, Dvd & Media Player. - Tickets to the best parties -American owned and bilingual staff with years of experience living in Colonia. We organize activities for you, both inside and outside the Hostel: Asados and typical foods, walking tours, bike rental, horse-riding at the countryside and at the beach, visits to museums, wineries, national parks, tourist ranches and to the cheese shops that elaborate the renowned cheese from Colonia Suiza. Come to visit Uruguay, we are giving our best for you. * We don't accept guests under the age of 18.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire


Traveler Reviews

“Very cosy and a good atmosphere”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 23, 2020

The hostel has a perfect location to reach everything. The staff was very nice and gave us many recommendations. Our room (double room) was very spacious and clean. The whole hostel is very chilly...

“Not again!”

Rating: 1 Reviewed on November 16, 2019

The staff was not organized at all, we arrived at midday with two people. After check-in we took two beds and the staff took note of it. In the night around 22:00 we went to bed and somebody left...

“excellent facilities ”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on August 04, 2019

The hostel is located just 600 meters away from the historic center and a short 5-minute walk from the bust station and the port (Buquebus/colonia express). The hostel is equipped with the basic...


• Most travellers take the ferry between Montevideo and Argentina, with bus combinations to Colonia del Sacramento.• From the port at the foot of Av Roosevelt, Buquebus has services to Buenos Aires including daily ferries (2.5hr) and high-speed buqueaviones (1hr) - literally 'flying boat'. Ferryturismo's catamaran (1hr) goes daily. Immigration is also at the port.• Bus is another option. Colonia's terminal (cnr Artigas & Av FD Roosevelt) is near the port.• Please refer to the map to get from the bus terminal to the hostel, you cannot get lost!


24 hours cancellation.

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