Casa Bellavista Hostel

Carrera 2 # 12B - 31, Bogota, Colombia, Distance from city centre: 1.5km

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Casa Bellavista Hostel is located in a renovated colonial house right off the Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo-one of the oldest and most historical sectors in the heart of the La Candelaria neighborhood, Our mission is to give backpackers and travelers with a clean, safe, comfortable and fun place to sleep, kickback after a day discovering Colombia, and meet people from around the world.

Casa Bellavista offers lots of tourist information and activities around the city, such as bike tours, party buses with other hostels and ecological hikes in the mountains around Bogota. And for those days/nights in the hostel, you can relax with a book and take in the view from our sun room, take a free salsa class in our bar/activities room, or cook your own meal from one of the recipes our guests leave on the kitchen wall. Don´t forget to step outside the hostel on a weekend and catch some live music in the plaza!

We offer medium-sized and small dormitory style rooms with private or shared bathrooms, as well as private rooms. All our beds have new mattresses and lots of blankets to keep away the Bogota cold. Breakfast is included with your stay!

Bogota is a big city with something for everyone, so let us know how we can help you plan your stay!

Additional free services:

-Fresh Colombian Coffee and Tea 24hrs
-Internet, including Wi-Fi, with skype
-Computer access, for easy transfer of files and photos, to and from your camera/Ipod
-Safe deposit boxes (backpack size)
-English speaking staff
-24 hour reception
-Security cameras and buzzer doors for your security
-Cable TV
-Luggage storage
-Local phone calls
-Booking for onward hostels of your choice

At an additional cost:
- Currency exchange
-Laundry service
-Cell phone rental
-Beer, bottled water, other drinks

Policies:

-Check-out is at 12pm
-There is no curfew or lock-out, but please respect quiet hours in hostel sleeping areas.
-Visitors are not allowed in the dorms
-Payment must be made at least every five days
-Please respect the hostel and other guests. If you break or damage something, we will ask you to replace it.
-Let us know your departure date at least one day in advance
-Drugs are not permitted in the hostel
-The Colombian government strictly prohibits the exploitation and sexual abuse of minors
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Airport transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Currency exchange
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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A full non refundable payment will be taken on arrival

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From the International Airport El Dorado*.

Cross the street and catch the bus number 299 Germania Centro. Ask the driver to tell you to get off at the round-about at Calle 19 with Carrera 3rd. From there, ask anyone for the Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo (its well-known). Casa Bellavista is a pink house right off the plaza at the entrance to Callejon del Embudo. Please see the map on our website, or feel free to give us a call and well help you get here!


From the Central Bus terminal*

Leave the terminal and catch the bus number C-23 Moralba Germania. Ask the driver to tell you to get off at Carrera 4 with Calle 13. Then walk two blocks up Calle 13 ( towards the mountains) until you reach Carrera 2 (Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo). Casa Bellavista is a pink house right off the plaza at the entrance to Callejon del Embudo. Please see the map on our website, or feel free to give us a call and well help you get here!

From the Transmilenio.

Get to the station Las Aguas or Museo del Oro and go to Avenida Jimenez with Carrera 4th. Then, walk southon Carrera 4th until you reach the corner with Calle 13. Then walk up two blocks up Calle 13 (towards the mountains) until you reach Carrera 2 (Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo). Casa Bellavista is a pink house right off the plaza at the entrance to Callejon del Embudo. Please see the map on our website, or feel free to give us a call and well help you get here!

*Currently, the only public transportation from the bus terminal and airport are buses and taxis. The buses can be difficult to use unless you are familiar with Bogota, so we recommend you take an official airport/terminal taxi either directly to the hostel (ask the driver to take you to El Choro de Quevedo, we are the pink house right off the plaza) OR to the Transmilenio (nearest stop is Ricaurte). At Ricaurte, take a J line to the Museo de Oro or Las Aguas stop.

Located Near

Casa Bellavista is located right off the Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo, a plaza with lots of cafes, bars, restaurants, live music and storytellers, and traditional arts and crafts shops Casa Bellavista is within walking distance to many of Bogotas most prominent museums (including the Museo del Oro, Museo de Botero, the Presidents palace, and others), theatres, walking tours, and other cultural centers. It is also walking distance from two stops on the transmilenio, Bogotas public transport system. There are various banks and ATM machines nearby.

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