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The Cranky Croc Hostel

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“party bus”(12 reviews)
“tv room”(16 reviews)
“huge lockers”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am glad i opted to stay at the cranky croc for my first visit to bogota ! it is well located in the cadelaria district and as everybody else i noticed right away how spotlessly clean it was as i first arrived , even...More

Thank mexicanbutterfly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really loved staying at the Croc! The location is great, the hostal is super clean, and the staff are really welcoming. Internet worked in every room, and I really loved how the lockers have chargers built in. I found both my rooms (two different...More

Thank Nagdeo M
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I really liked this hostel as I met a great group of people & the activities organised through the hostel were fab! The cinema room is majorly underused however & after signing in on my Netflix it drew more of a crowd. Staff were generally...More

Thank LuLuB85
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I stayed here with a friend for two nights in November. We had a private ensuite room and I can't recommend this place enough! It's a great location, really nice communal area, beautifully decorated, spotless, very comfy beds, really really helpful staff and awesome breakfasts!...More

Thank rachelpigott
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Great hostel, great location with clean facilities and comfortable rooms and beds! Met some great people here but the front area could be made to have a bit more character and bring people together more, it’s a large space and can feel quite empty. Other...More

Thank James H
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 11 - USD 38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
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Price range
USD 11 - USD 38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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Alisha N
18 September 2017|
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Response from amittraveller2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yep, just show up! He comes to the hostel around 3 pm so just hang out in the lobby area. I think the tours are every day except Sunday. It's def worth it as he gives lots of information about the history and politics of... More
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Matthew M
1 October 2015|
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Response from djh44 | Reviewed this property |
When you leave the main airport doors, you will see yellow taxis to your left. These are safe to take, just make sure the driver turns on the meter. It should cost around 25.000 pesos or so depending on traffic. There are... More
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Karel S
8 September 2015|
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Response from Ashley M | Reviewed this property |
At that time, a cab is probably your only option. Just confirm a price before you leave the airport. Check out the hostel's website to make a reservation. I don't think they check that stuff on here.
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"I've heard that rooms away from the washroom or upstairs are quieter."
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"Upstairs with a window and view"
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"book ahead of time!!"
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"Go for a private room - theyre great value and really comfortable!"
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