Owned by a man who has traveled the world, Casa Platypus is a yellow colonial building with an entertainment room, rooftop patio and brick courtyard where guests can relax in a hammock by hanging plants. The hotel's 17 rooms, some of them shared dorms, feature dark hardwood flooring and furnishings, private bathrooms, funky lamps, free wireless broadband Internet and, in some cases, TVs. Staff are available 24 hours a day to handle luggage storage, provide laundry services and advise on tours.
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The hotel is located across from Los Periodistas Park of the La Candelaria district in the historic heart of Bogotá. The Gold Museum and the closest subway station lie 3.5 and 4.5 blocks away, respectively.
Food & Beverage
Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast every morning in the grand dining room and can also cook their own meals in the communal kitchen, which has stainless steel appliances.
How To Get There
To get to the hotel from the Las Aguas subway station, turn right onto Carrera 4. Walk three blocks, take the first left onto Carrera 3 and the hotel will be 1.5 blocks up.
Amenities & Services
General:Family Friendly, Roof-Top Terrace, Cable/Satellite TV, Lounge Area, Facilities For Disabled Guests, Guest Kitchen, 24-Hour Front Desk, Breakfast, Patio, Air Conditioning.
Services:Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Concierge Service, In-Room Safety Deposit Boxes, Laundry Service, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Tours and Excursions, Computers with Internet Connection, Bike Rental, Wake-Up Service, Luggage Storage.
On-Site Activities:Hammocks, Movie Collection on DVD, Collection of Books.
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