The Cranky Croc Hostel

Calle 15 No. 3-46, Bogota, Colombia | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Bogota

Last stop Colombia

A travel blog entry by ceiranx on Aug 21, 2014

11 photos

I touched down at 8am and hopped in a taxi. Stuck in rush hour I looked around, lots of grafitti, streets were bustling....I had a good feel about the place. Strange, because I hadn't heared overly great reviews About Bogota, but I was excited to explore. We arrived in the hostel cranky Croc, and I was allowed to check into the hostel which was …

On the road again

A travel blog entry by funlou22 on Jul 17, 2014

30 photos

Our journey to Columbia started quite sketchy. After been crammed on to a bus with four times the amount of people it should carry, travelling four times faster than the speed limit, being dropped off in a very questionable area we managed to eventually catch our connecting bus to the airport. Here we were met by some very pedantic airline workers …

PROPER HOT WATER SHOWERS :)

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak on Jul 02, 2014

Wednesday July 2nd Bogota. A long winding bustrip overnight with a bit of sleep and we saw sunrise in the cooler mountains towards Bogota. We arrived later than expected around 800am to the city limits lf this massive city of 10 million people. However peak hour gridlocked us and we got to the big bus station around 9am. The taxi lines snaked …

Bogota

A travel blog entry by tim.quaye on May 13, 2014

9 photos

This is my first ever blog....if you are hopíng for interesting travel writing you can probably give up now and ignore however many of these I post over the next 6 months!

Background

Bogota has a population of around 7m. It sits 2600m above sea level sprawling across a plateau in the Andes mountains.

Although there …

Paula's Birthday, Rumba-ing, and Ciclovia

A travel blog entry by jeffwright on Sep 23, 2013

102 photos

September 16-23

I would not trade last year's experience of living in Buenos Aires for anything else. But if for some reason that was not an option, I hope I would have chosen to live in Bogotá.

There are so many things I like about Bogotá. Its climate is wonderful, the people are nice, and the public transportation doesn't suck …

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Location

This hostel, located in the La Candelaria area of Bogota, is near Old Bogota (La Candelaria), Casa de la Moneda, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, and Museo Arqueologico.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Cranky Croc Hostel Bogota

    Reviewed by ceiranx

    Fun, open, easy to meet people

    Reviewed Aug 20, 2014
    by (8 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The hostel is nice, well equipped, good breakfasts and very open. Easy to meet people but lacking somewhere comfy to sit

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by jeffwright

    A Bogota Must

    Reviewed Sep 23, 2013
    by (19 reviews) Tucson, Arizona , United States Flag of United States

    I stayed for 8 days at the Crank Croc. The staff is super friendly, the food is good, and the location is excellent.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by eli.stuber

    Crank Croc...

    Reviewed Nov 17, 2012
    by (11 reviews) , Switzerland Flag of Switzerland

    ... rocks! Good staff, good people and around a good area in the city

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by kiwigal999

    Great Hostal

    Reviewed Dec 25, 2011
    by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The Cranky is well located with excellent staff. this is a great place to meet people but not somewhere that you can expect much sleep. bring earplugs

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Cranky Croc Hostel Bogota

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent