Tag Archives: Hostels

July 21, 2008
Do you really want to start a hostel?

There are countless people enamored by travel who fantasize about “one day opening a hostel on a beach.” These people can be identified by the dreamy look in their eyes and inability to understand why the owner of a business in such a beautiful place could be stressed. This will be the first post in […]

June 3, 2008
El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay– also tagged , , ,

El Diablo Tranquilo in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay certainly lives up to its name in the off season. I would describe the establishment as a cross between a bed and breakfast and a hostel. El Diablo Tranquilo is set in a small surf/fishing village on Uruguay’s eastern side. El Diablo Tranquilo was founded by Brian […]

June 2, 2008
Montevideo Hostel, Montevideo, Uruguay q– also tagged , , ,

Hostel Montevideo is located a few blocks from Ciudad Vieja’s main street, Avenue 18 de Julio, in a residential neighborhood. The hostel is housed in an old building that appears to have been a market place during a previous life. The main area of the hostel is a huge, 2-story open room that holds the […]

June 1, 2008
Ciudad Vieja Hostel, Montevideo, Uruguay– also tagged , ,

Ciudad Vieja Hostel is located in the heart of Montevideo’s Ciudad Vieja region. This area of the city is home to most of Montevideo’s tourist attractions. The area houses most of the countries museums which are almost all free of charge. They do hold very strange hours so be sure to check their hours before […]