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Casa Platypus - Hostel

La Candelaria hostel with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi

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  • Living Area
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Carrera 3, 12F-28, Bogotá, 111711, Distrito Capital, Colombia
6.2.Good.
  • The staff and local flavor of the hotel made my stay enjoyable. The bed was not very…

    Jul 12, 2019

  • Central location within walking distance of 'everything'.

    Feb 24, 2019

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  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 17 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace

Feel at home

  • Kitchen
  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Garden

What’s around

  • In La Candelaria
  • Chorro de Quevedo Square - 5 min walk
  • Gold Museum - 6 min walk
  • Church of San Francisco - 8 min walk
  • Emerald Museum - 8 min walk
  • Externado University of Colombia - 9 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Single Room
  • Double Room
  • Triple Room
  • Shared Dormitory
  • Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In La Candelaria
  • Chorro de Quevedo Square - 5 min walk
  • Gold Museum - 6 min walk
  • Church of San Francisco - 8 min walk
  • Emerald Museum - 8 min walk
  • Externado University of Colombia - 9 min walk
  • Botero Museum - 9 min walk
  • Luis Ángel Arango Library - 9 min walk
  • Casa de la Moneda - 10 min walk
  • University of the Andes - 10 min walk
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez Cultural Center - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • El Dorado Intl. Airport (BOG) - 16 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Profile: La Candelaria

Profile: La Candelaria

Old Town La Candelaria, located in the southeast of Bogota, will captivate the senses as you navigate its winding streets by foot. Marvel at the vibrantly colored houses and wealth of well-preserved colonial gems, all set against an imposing mountainous backdrop.

Old Town La Candelaria is the cultural center of Bogota. It houses various universities, museums, churches, and the majestic Plaza de Bolívar, home of the Catedral Primada, Colombia's largest cathedral.

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Carrera 3, 12F-28, Bogotá, 111711, Distrito Capital, Colombia

At a glance

Size

  • 17 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • No onsite parking
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area

Working away

  • One meeting room
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Coffee/tea maker

Things to enjoy

  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 17-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Kitchen

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • For stays on or after January 1, 2022, residents of Colombia and non-residents staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Travelers on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of COP 12000 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of COP 65000 per vehicle (one-way)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • If you are traveling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

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FAQs

  • Yes, Casa Platypus - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Casa Platypus - Hostel.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 1 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include La Vecindad (3-min walk), Shawarma Khalifa (3-min walk), and Crepes & waffles (3-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is COP 65000 per vehicle one-way.
  • Casa Platypus - Hostel has a garden.
6.2.Good.
  • 2.0.Poor

    El hotel está cerrado y abandonado

    La reserva se realizó con éxito, sin embargo cuando llegamos estaba cerrado, el hotel se encuentra abonado.

    monica, 1 night trip, Sep 25, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    El sitio estaba cerrado

    Liliana, 1 night trip, Jul 26, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    2 night trip, Nov 7, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    1 night trip, May 17, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    1 night trip, Jan 13, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    1 night trip with friends, Oct 26, 2018

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