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El Dorado Hills, California
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159 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I stayed for 2 nights in this hotel. This is a small budget hotel and I loved it because it is close to few attractions and public transportation. It is safe to walk around. It has got a small restaurant. Front desk staff are friendly and helpful.

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new york city
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

In the La Candelaria neighborhood, friendly staff, free wi-fi. Dining room under renovation so breakfast was in a restaurant down the block. Room was very tiny, but not a problem for me. I liked this little place.

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Thank mdona
Bucharest, Romania
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50 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I stayed at the Ambalá on a few occasions when visiting Bogotá and then between my trips to Cocuy and Tolima mountains. The hotel is located in the La Candelaria, rather close to everything in the old town, as well as within walking distance from the Quinta de Bolívar, the Museo del Oro and the Plaza de Bolívar. The three... More 

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1 Thank Alexandru D
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

The hotel was in a good location and the staff is very attentive and friendly. However, the room was very small, there was barely enough space for my suitcase. The mattresses were hard and the window was tiny and hardly provided any natural light.

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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Do not stay here they will cheat you I paid for my stay the day before i checked out and all of the things i had in mini bar the next morning I want to check out and was expecting to pay maybe 8000 cop for some waters than than gave me a bill for 167,000 when I had just... More 

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Glasgow
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92 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We had a night in this hotel at the beginning and end of our tour. The first room we were allocated at the front of the hotel felt grimy and as there were a few hairs on the sheets, it wasn't clean. Same in bathroom. The thin sheet was on a mattress with a thick plastic cover. Also, it was... More 

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Thank velvethaggis
Goiania, GO
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2013

I stayed for 2 days in ambala hotel. It's a great hotel. They pick me up in the airport for 20.000 pesos and its really comfortable. The rooms are small but the staff is friendly and they are really helpful. The hotel its in the best part of the city and its really safe. Its in the walking distance of... More 

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Vaduz
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

I found this place through the lonely planet.This hotel is on a good location in old town of Bogota,steps away from action and historic sites. I stayed here end of october 2012. I didn't mind about small room,because most of the time I'm on the run and spend the majority outside the hotel anyway. The room looked clean,the breakfast was... More 

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New York
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179 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Great breakfast included! Fritos eggs are better than revuelting. The rooms are small, but clean and safe. Desk staff is nice and they will store your bags all day after checkout, in a locked closet. No matter where you're facing, your room will be noisy, so just bring earplugs. TV channels are fun, fun, fun. Wonderful location, just 2 blocks... More 

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Glasgow
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183 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Stayed here in May as part of a G-Adventures tour of Colombia. The hotel is small and quite clostraphobic, I thought. The rooms are very small and dated, and once you have put your cases on the floor, there's not a lot of room to walk around, as there's only about two feet around the beds. The beds aren't particularly... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Ambala

Address: Carrera 5 No. 13-46, Bogota, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bogota
Price Range: $41 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ambala 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“A room on the second floor might be quieter than one on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles alex_ddd, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Top floor. There is no lift though.”
 of 5 bubbles velvethaggis, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Higher floor is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles KillerRabbit, 24 Nov 2012 | Read review
“I would think they are all the same.”
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 of 5 bubbles ElCartoharvetta, 3 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Choose a room that has a window facing the outside so you get some fresh air.”
 of 5 bubbles Tolga_O, 21 Dec 2011 | Read review
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