The Cranky Croc Hostel

Calle 15 No. 3-46, Bogota, Colombia | Hostel
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Paula's Birthday, Rumba-ing, and Ciclovia

A travel blog entry by jeffwright


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 BogotŠ.

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

Bogota - so viel besser als alle sagen

A travel blog entry by eli.stuber


Ich weiss nicht was alle Leute haben, aber mir hat es in der kolumbianischen Hauptstadt sehr gut gefallen. Klar, es war im Vergleich zu Cartagena ziemlich kalt (Ųppe 16 Grad) und es nieselte eigentlich auch fast stšndig, aber nichtsdestotrotz: sweet stuff goin' on here!

Der erste Tag fing mit Hostel-Einzug an. Das Cranky Croc ist ein …

Cocaine, Machine Guns and Dirty Trousers

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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In 1983, Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar was ranked 7th on Forbes magazine's richest men in the world list. It was estimated that his personal worth was over US20 billion. In the early '90s a U.S. funded 1,500 man special unit spent 499 days tracking Escobar down. In 1993 he was found and shot dead while …

Relax time

A travel blog entry by spikidle

Coming back to Bogota I had some plans to do some things and make the most of my final stop in Columbia but that quickly fell apart.

On Sunday (the day I arrived) i had hoped to catch up with a local who is a friend of a friend that i missed the first time through and was leaving again on Monday. Unfortunately that last night bus truly …

Last day of my adventure!

A travel blog entry by hansieryder


I woke up at 9am and thought I had better get up as I had a couple of things to do today! I made my way to the Transmilenio stop, buying some fresh, delicious juicy pineapple from a lady at a street stall on the way. I got my 2 Transmilenio buses and got off near the botanical gardens. I had an arepa con huevo and a latte for breakfast at a …

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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 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

    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

    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

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Cranky Croc Hostel Bogota

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent