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Shared Dormitory
4 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Triple Room
1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed 3 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Bogotá hostel in La Candelaria, walk to Gold Museum

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Location

Located in La Candelaria, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Magdalena River and Gold Museum. Plaza de Bolivar and Torre Colpatria are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

This hostel features a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a meeting room, and dry cleaning are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 17 rooms provide conveniences like living rooms and dining areas, plus kitchens and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include free WiFi, room service, and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Library
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Computer station
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Shared microwave
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 17
  • Television in common areas
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Separate living room
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room Amenities

Casa Platypus - Hostel offers 17 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Accommodations have kitchens with separate dining areas. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. 17-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Separate dining area
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Room service
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Free local calls
  • Kitchen
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate living room
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Separate sitting area
  • Shower only
  • Cable TV service

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Casa Platypus - Hostel has a restaurant on site.

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

24-hour check-in

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • The national sales tax (19%) is charged upon check-out to citizens of Colombia regardless of length of stay and to foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: COP 12000 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: COP 65000 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Casa Platypus Hostel Bogota
  • Casa Platypus Hostel
  • Casa Platypus Bogota
  • Casa Platypus

We should mention

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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