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Reviews of Anandamayi Hostel and Hotel

Hostel | Calle 9 No. 2 - 81 (antigua), La Candelaria - Centro, Bogota, Colombia s/n

93.0% Overall Rating

106 out of 112 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/09/2014)

"The atmosphere is relaxing and peaceful. The property is kept exceptionally clean. The staff are very friendly. Love the assortment of teas and coffee. What a delight to have a hot water bottle to sleep with each night…"

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Facilities

  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet café
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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93.0%

Overall Rating

106 out of 112 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Anandamayi Hostel and Hotel'

Atmosphere
95.2%
Location
88.8%
Facilities
89.6%
Cleanliness
96.8%
Staff
93.6%
Value
92.0%
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95.2%
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94.3%
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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

15 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere is relaxing and peaceful. The property is kept exceptionally clean. The staff are very friendly. Love the assortment of teas and coffee. What a delight to have a hot water bottle to sleep with each night to hedge off the Bogota chills!

Disliked: Does not invite much conversation between guests--its harder to meet people than other places Ive met, and meeting people is one of my favorite parts of staying in hostels. Could be warmer! Its nice that they have space heaters in the kitchen, but it would be awesome if they were in the bathrooms or dorms. Cold water only in the sinks! Wouldnt bother me as much if it were warmer (the showers were great temperature=}).

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Lucie VINET

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

18 March 2014 Lucie would recommend this property

Liked: Avant bogota nous etions chez des amis a Caracas. La colombie c'etait le debut de l'aventure tous les deux . Nous avons adoré L'hotel Anandamayi a tous les points de vu : 1 = La situation géographique dans le quartier historique de bogota , la Candelaria, proche de bcp de choses a pieds ( supermarché , distributeur automatique , musées... ) 2 = L'hotel en lui meme , magnifique , typique, paisible, propre et peint en vert d'eau ( ma couleur préferée ... ) 3 = Le personnel tres gentil et discret toujours pret a rendre service. Bref j'ai hate d'y retourner :p !! Encore merci a toute l'equipe d'Anandamayi !

Disliked: NOTHINGS

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

06 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The availability of different teas and coffee at all hours of the day. We enjoyed the hammocks around the property as well.

Disliked: Very little english was spoken on property.

100.0%
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Dan Malinsky

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

10 April 2013 Dan would recommend this property

Liked: Trendy, funky and cool

Disliked: The acoustic insulation is minimal so noises can be heard throughout the hostel. Luckily it isn't a party hostel.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

23 March 2012

Liked: Very clean and maintained well.

Disliked: The hostel is not in the safest area even though we did we were told it is safe not to walk around the area at night and most of the people there seemed to just stay inside and read books..... why?? Zona Rosa is the area to be.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jonathan Hood

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 March 2012 Jonathan would recommend this property

Liked: Really lovely staff, good breakfast and beautiful garden area. Lots of character (and hot water bottles for bedtime!) Great place to relax (not a party hostel!)

Disliked: Jonathan left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great, relaxed atmosphere and super friendly staff!

Disliked: More reliably hot showers would do wonders in Bogota's climate.

94.3%
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Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

05 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff here were all very friendly & helpful; they don't hesitate to do anything that will make your stay here just as nice as can be. The facility is very old & charming and the grounds are a little bit of heaven on earth.

Disliked: The only negative would be that its not in a particularly safe neighborhood and its not a good idea to go out alone after dark. The facility itself is very safe & secure so there is nothing to worry about inside the facility.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

08 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Beautiful, quiet, peaceful little place run by some lovely women. Warm and comfy beds, and nice big showers and bathrooms with lots of hot water.

Disliked: Nothing!

97.1%
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Morris Puegner

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 January 2012 Morris would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the nice atmosphere of Andanamayi. It has friendly staff (the employees are single mums), free WiFi, lockers in the dorm and lots of books. And the hammocks in the garden are great to read and relax as long as the wheather in Bogota is fine. Furthermore it feels absolutely safe and secure. Would definitely recommend it.

Disliked: The dorm is quite big but it was never fully booked when I stayed here. Could do with a travel organisation desk but I'm not sure if this is usual in Colombian hostels (since this is my first).

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

14 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: a beautiful place in a beautiful area of town

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

08 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It has a clean vintage feel with plenty of hammocks to longue in. The staff were very helpful, particularly in arranging an early moring taxi to the airport. The breakfast was substantial. It was in a nice part of the city.

Disliked: -

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Business / conference

26 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: best ever stayed in bogota

Disliked: not safe to go back to the hotel by foot at night. but that's a problem of the city not the hotel

97.1%
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Olivier Ysewyn

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

23 November 2011 Olivier would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, close to the historical centre in a nice neighbourhood. Very clean rooms and lovely courtyards with hammocks. Free thee, coffee and wifi all day long.

Disliked: Depending on the weather, rooms can be a little cold, but with a warm water bottle (free to use) this shouldn·t be a problem.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice building, staff and atmosphere

Disliked: nothing

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Peaceful atmosphere to escape from Bogota's hustle and bustle, good breakfast

Disliked: Nil!

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

16 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Awesome atmosphere -- we loved chilling in the hammocks and hanging out in the kitchen/dining area. The staff was super friendly and helpful, especially Maria! She is the best! We had a great time here and will be sad to leave. I'll definitely stay here again when we come back.

Disliked: Nothing. We loved it!

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

11 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The breakfast was good Location was easy to get to all the Bogota sites Staff were friendly Good shower

Disliked: Staff didn´t speak very good English, and weren´t able to suggest an English tutor or school even though I´d emailed in advance about Spanish courses and they said they could sort on arrival. The hostel was very cold. No heating and Bogota was very cold at the time

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alejandro Albarran

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

10 October 2011 Alejandro would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff

Disliked: Cold Room, but they had warm water bottles.

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Janet Lynch

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

05 October 2011 Janet would recommend this property

Liked: stay here it has such a homely atmosphere, the staff are amazing, it's so clean, the breakfast is great and one of the most uniquely furnished I have seen. The standard is set for Columbia

Disliked: Nothing it's all amazing

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were helpful. Onlt hostel in Colombia to offer breakfast.

Disliked: Cold.

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Aug Peterson

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

24 August 2011 Aug would recommend this property

Liked: Loved the place. Wish I had stayed longer.

Disliked: Nada

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Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

02 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice place, good laction, friendly staff, good bathrooms,

Disliked: nothing

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Relaxed vibe, tea all day long, spacious rooms, clean facilities, nice staff

Disliked: Cold at night

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

10 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff, beautiful gardens, quiet and peaceful place to relax.

Disliked: Nothing


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