Austral Hotel Montevideo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAustral Hotel Montevideo
Good budget hotel.
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Travel Blogs from Montevideo
... hurriedly loads on more shrimp bait and he watches him cast off,lessons are learnt and bonds are made. Hot "mate" is on the go everywhere and empanadas are eaten in between cast offs. A woman of some authority,stands with her hands on her hips giving her husband a hard time,he is late for lunch and she makes sure he knows about it,she stomps off and his mates give him a ribbing but dutifully he packs up and trudges away,some things are the same all over the world.
... them pretty good; some cute shops with antiques and handicrafts; and quite a few good places to eat: in particular, the restaurant attached to my hostel (La Fonda), one on the corner near my hostel (Soul), and the market in the old town which is full of parrillas (BBQ meat grill shops). So that is how I spent my days: eating and walking a lot around town.
The nights were mostly spent attending the Carnival events that were on at ...
... 10 hours away. We had two less than minor incidents while we were there, the most serious being two teenage girls taking a disliking to Stacey and Caz. The situation was resolved quickly and resulted in the little ***** being told by the un-official security to **** off and stop annoying the gringos. The other incident was a pair of fake Raybans being pick pocketed from our bag, good luck getting a fair price for them! The true hero of the cider fight had to be a guy who ...
Only a short visit to this relatively small country, I feel it would be an absolutely fantastic winter break destination due to the excellent beaches and friendly people. I spoke with locals a lot in my few days here and all seemed happy with the way their country was progressing. Montevideo is said to be the most liveable city in all of South America and with Buenos Aires only a short ferry ride away I can see why. Passport stamps read 27/08/13 - ...
... tomb of the General with soldiers still guarding his ashes. We then walked through the city to the site of an indoor market, but it turned out to just be restaurants. Disappointed, we carried on and picked up some more Empanadas for lunch (we like Empanadas!) and walked north-east to the tallest building in Uruguay. This monster, which stands at a whopping 37 floors tall (sense the sarcasm?) looks a lot like the Spinnaker tower in Portsmouth. We were very ...