Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Stay in a beautifully renovated colonial house, with typical spacious rooms and high ceilings. Enjoy a friendly environment created by our staff and fellow guests. Walk to almost anywhere, from this central location!

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Property type: Other
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 15%
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The space

At Montevideo Chic we aim to offer clean, well kept accommodation, great service, in a central location, at an affordable price. Here you will find:

10 Private rooms
Clean, well equipped shared bathrooms
Spacious common areas
Sun terrace with bay view
Wi-fi Inernet
Washing machine
Barbecue area

The house is a piece of Montevideo's history, full of colonial charm and period features. It was built in 1890 by the Country's premier furniture producer. 120 years later, it has been fully refurbished to comply with modern standards for accommodation, but still retaining its original features and atmosphere.

Guest access

You will have access to:
- generous living spaces, where you can eat, relax, read, etc.
- use of the kitchen, including a shelve in the fridge.
- a very large terrace affords great view of the City and the possibility to sunbathe and enjoy great sunset
- occasionally enjoy barbecued meat on the terrace with fellow guests!

Interaction with guests

Our reception staff will be there to welcome you and assist you, and you will be able to socialise with travellers and Uruguayans staying at the house. Everybody contributes to a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

The neighborhood

The apartment is located only 3 blocks from Plaza Matriz, the heart of Montevideo, with its Cathedral and Cabildo (its colonial Government House). Most sights are on your doorstep!

This part of Montevideo, known as Ciudad Vieja (the Old Town) is home to nearly all its historic buildings, museums and sights. It also offers a wealth of bars, restaurants, night clubs, art galleries, shops and more - and Uruguay's most important theatre, Teatro Solís. So most daytime and nighttime activities will be just a short stroll away!

Security in Ciudad Vieja is very good, since 400 CCTV cameras were installed and started operating in December 2013.

Getting around

Several bus lines stop 2 blocks away, that can take you to any other part of Montevideo.

Secure parking is available nearby for about 14$/24h.

From Carrasco airport, you may take a taxi (~70$), shared shuttle (~20$) or bus (~2$) that will leave you at Plaza Independencia.
From Tres Cruces bus terminal, take a taxi (~6$) or bus CA1.
From Buquebus ferry terminal, it's only a 10' walk.

Other things to note

Once your booking is confirmed, you will automatically receive an itinerary with the exact address. Please inform us of your expected time of arrival. When you arrive, please ring the bell on the door and we will come down and open.

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Smoking: only allowed on the balcony and roof terrace.
Quiet hours: 23:00-9:00. Noise should be kept to a minimum during those hours.
Kitchen & food
the kitchen can be used outside quiet hours, and must be left clean.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

1 night minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

59 Reviews

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Andy User Profile
February 2017
A hostel, first and foremost, and bits have changed since the photos were taken...but all in; great location for seeing the old Montevideo, so close to many museums, the ferry port...and round the corner from Café Brasileiro, one of the finest coffee shops in the universe.
Montevideo Chic User Profile
Response from Montevideo Chic:
Thank you for your stay and it is good that you have enjoyed the neighborhood. Greetings.
February 2017

Anna User Profile
February 2017
Located in the old town which made sightseeing during the day convenient. Not much open at night for restaurants. The staff were helpful and friendly.
Montevideo Chic User Profile
Response from Montevideo Chic:
Thank you for your stay. Greetings.
February 2017

Susan User Profile
January 2017
this accommodation is great value for money, it's walking distance to everything in the old city. The hosts are welcomohh and helpful. Comfy bed :)
Montevideo Chic User Profile
Response from Montevideo Chic:
Lucky for us to have Susan at the Hostel. You are welcome!!!.
January 2017

Marcel User Profile
November 2015
Fair value, well kept accomodation - Private room: spotless, a bed with a soft mattress and a small closet, good for one person (Other rooms may be bigger. For two people, my room would have been a bit narrow.) Traffic noise during the day but, there is hardly any traffic at night. - Shared bath room: functional, clean, towels are provided - Common kitchen/area: I didn't use the kitchen/area but, it looked well organised and clean. There would have been space in the fridge. - WiFi: ok - Staff: friendly - Location: 5 min walk to some cafes and restaurants, 10 min to the ferry. The neighbourhood and the old town itself seem to have seen better days. There is probably a lack of money for renovations what is sad because there are a lot of houses with potential for being very nice.

Ruth User Profile
November 2015
Look, to be honest I didn't even end up staying there but treated myself to an upmarket hotel. It was not at all what I was expecting. It was much shabbier than the pictures and in a sketchy area. As a single female I didn't feel particularly secure. The cleanliness was not up to par (but I'm particular about that sort of thing) and there were flies everywhere. There is not much going on in the area where the hostel is, not many restaurants etc. I will say that Louis who works there was just lovely and I would have loved to hang out with him some more!

Josiah User Profile
October 2015
Great experience staying at this Hostel. It is an older building, but very clean and well renovated. Most of all, the hosts are very warm and welcoming. Within walking distance of the Port if you come in through Buquebus from Buenos Aires. The neighborhood feels fairly safe, and inside the hostel I felt right at home. If your interested in looking for long term housing in Buenos Aires, this is the perfect place. This hostel has more permanent residents than weekend guests and you'll surely feel in good company there long term. Isabella was extremely welcoming and helped me know where I should go around in the city and even invited me to join her and the other residents for drinks and a night out. It was a great weekend. Would definitely return.

Patrick User Profile
May 2015
I absolutely would recommend this hostel to any traveller or couple. Fabrizio and Veronika were so hospitable. The balcony overlooks the port. The high ceilings add charm to this home. The bathrooms are especially clean. MOST importantly the location is excellent, within 10 minutes walk you can see almost all of the tourist attractions.

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Montevideo Department, Uruguay · Joined in November 2012
Montevideo Chic User Profile

We are Lucas, Mila and Janaina. Together we manage Montevideo Chic, a beautiful colonial building renovated by an Italian architect. We endeavor to offer affordable accommodation while maintaining high standards in service and comfort.
Along with Claudia (cleaning) and Javier (maintenance), we will do everything we can to make sure that you have a very pleasant stay in our city. Welcome to Montevideo Chic Hostel!

Response rate: 100%
(past 90 days)
Response time: within a few hours