The Cranky Croc Hostel

Calle 15 No. 3-46, Bogota, Colombia | Hostel
Prices starting from $12.00

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A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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 …


A travel blog entry by tim.quaye


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!


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


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 …

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 (öppe 16 Grad) und es nieselte eigentlich auch fast ständig, 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 …

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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