Posada del Rio

Washington Barbot 258, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Colonia del Sacramento

Pretty Colonia...

A travel blog entry by bennyandnat


Arrived in Colonia via the 1 1/2 hr fast cat boat trip across from Buenos Aires. Hadn’t really planned on visiting Uruguay, but what the heck since we are so close and heard the Uruguay coast has some beautiful beaches too.

We pre-booked the Posada del Rio, as it looked good online - but was not exactly like it was shown! Still it …

Cobbled Streets & A Sunset In A 17th Century City.

A travel blog entry by ejae


... to say the scheduled 8am departure time had been changed to 10am, result!

With my first decent nights sleep I felt I was slowly adjusting my body clock. In the morning we took a taxi a short distance to the port for a ferry across the River Plate estuary to Uruguay.

Our destination Colonia Del Sacramentio is one of the oldest towns in Uruguay. The historic quarter has been named a UNESCO world heritage site. It is a quaint ...

Lunch in Uruguay

A travel blog entry by mlhampton

... of us had had time to eat! An hour and a half later we were in Uruguay. It was such a nice day, so sunny, and Colonia is so pretty! Cobbled streets, and beautiful gardens filled with all different types of trees. We took a taxi to the historic part, and the taxi driver was so funny he kept telling us about the architecture and the spanish and Portuguese influences, but we really did not understand what was going on, even though his english was good! He ...

Going back in time

A travel blog entry by mirja.bester


... which offered wine tasting together with cheese and meat platters. That was a good choice as we could try some yummy Uruguayan wines, which are not being exported at all (simply due to very little volume). With our eye on the clock, we ordered the bill and got quite a fright when the conversion from Argentine Pesos into Uruguayan Pesos was WAY different to what we had seen online - almost twice the rate. I tried to argue with one of the owners about ...

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by graybeard


... the terrain instead of the Spanish style of straight streets that intersect at 90 degree angles regardless of terrain.

After finding an ATM so I could get some Uruguayan pesos, I entered the Barrio Histórico through the Portón de Campo, the 1745 city gate, reconstructed between 1968 and 1971. Extending toward the river from the gate is the thick fortified wall which is also reconstructed.

From here I walk to the Calle de los Suspiros, the Street of ...

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This hotel, located on Washington Barbot 258, Colonia del Sacramento, is near Barrio Historico, Colonia lighthouse, Puerta de la Ciudadela, and Avenida General Flores.
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