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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

“Super cool place”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on September 12, 2018

friend and I travelled thru colonia in August and we stayed in that hostel. This place was super nice and cozy, very clean and breakfast was super tasty. Staff was also very friendly and ready to...


Rating: 3 Reviewed on August 22, 2018

Shower in bedroom leaked badly all over the floor and so everything was always wet and then the floor in the room was wet too. The cooked BBQ dinner was a nice thing so people could meet - but I...

“Welcoming and lovely hostel ”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on July 26, 2018

We had a great time at El Viajero, the staff are very friendly and the place is well equipped with a cosy lounge and nice dining area as well as a good kitchen. The beds are comfy and the showers are...


• 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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