Montevideo Port Hostel

Bartolome Mitre , Montevideo, 11000, Uruguay | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Montevideo

A short stay in Uruguay

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger



The next destination on our journey was Montevideo, Uruguay, which lies just a four hours ferry/bus ride across the bay from Buenos Aires. At first we had not planned to come here. However, during our check-in in Singapore we were forced (an airline requirement due to immigration regulations) to buy an onward ticket out of Argentina. …

Checking Out Uruguay's Capital

A travel blog entry by the5wynns


... impressed by how well the trails have been maintained. Noticing the beachfront streets lined with high-rises, we were taken back at how modern Montevideo is. All people everywhere still carting around a thermos of scorching hot water to accompany their personal mate gourd (cup) and bombilla (straw) serves as a reminder that we are still in Uruguay. As do the several recycling crews we see daily on the streets staffed by men in carts pulled by horses.


"If I die, you can eat me."

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin


... park, whilst we perused the history of the buildings in our guide book. Next, we set off towards the Mercardo del Puerto, which is a meat-lover's heaven, having about 8 restaurants, each with their own parrilla (grill & BBQ) covered in juicy steaks. (One had a few token red peppers grilling away, for any veggie customers.)

The shops and buildings in the surrounding area were pretty unremarkable, leaving us somewhat disappointed, given that our ...

Montevideo, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by beccie_andy


... as always, we had no sunscreen or sunglasses but I did have that all important item in 40 degree heat - a jumper. We had been told that Fray Bentos was a sleepy little town and it seemed to be the way when we turned up at the almost deserted bus station. We were greeted by a mangy stray dog and an odd man in a pink crop top who we thought might be asking us for a cigarette.

Outside the bus station we managed to find a taxi driver and, after some arm waving ...


A travel blog entry by marty_rach


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Still not feeling culturally immersed enough, we headed to the theatre in the center of the city. We learned a couple of things while there; they can’t spell Shakespeare and a panorama doesn’t come out the way you would think in a round auditorium.

Back in the central ...


This hostel, located on Bartolome Mitre , Montevideo, is near Palacio Legislativo, El Prado, Museo Torres Garcia, and Auditorio del Sodre.
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