How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
TripAdvisor Reviews Lafayette Hotel Montevideo
Travel Blogs from Montevideo
... work in the usually efficient BBVA ATM. Although we had some Argentinian pesos with us, they get absolutely slaughtered in Uruguay, losing 50% of their value when exchanging to Uruguayan pesos so we decided we would only transfer these as a last resort. Luckily we spotted a HSBC branch opposite the BBVA where we were more than glad to hear the relieving sound of the transaction being processed.
Back to square one an hour later, we ...
... itself conservative yet supports gay marriage, abortion and legalized marijuana. It is very apolitical, and everyone seems to coexist without rancor. The President does not live in the official residence, but in his own home where he walks his own dog (who has his own facebook page) drives his own car and chats with passers-by. He also donates most of his salary to charity, yet he is not a wealthy man.
As in most places in South America ...
... they were all in ranks of newcomers and old-timers and they all worked together, they were building a gym that had been authorised by the director and they were all very excited about this although this was another item seen as a luxury and had to be earned.
I then said goodbye and we left for my very long trip back in the thunderstorms and rain and the boat ride was very scary back. I got back to an empty house again as the family were at there other house. straight to bed I ...
... To burn this off we wandered around the area before finding a museum on the 1972 Uruguayan rugby team plane crash where we got a personalised tour from the owner which was fantastic. That evening we headed out to Pocitos and indulged in an early 9pm dinner and witnessed the masses slowly joining to eat before the restaurants turned into late night clubs. A great little area. The next morning we were up early for our boat to ...
... as this B & B cleans up at exactly 9:30 am, while these kids could have slept all day.
Jonathan and I did take advantage of the beautiful sunshiny day to walk and talk for hours. As we are staying in the center of a little peninsula, we first headed from our B & B toward the beach on its western shore, then walked along the water to a second beach on the east side. Passing by lots of people running, biking and skating along the water, ...