Posada de la Viuda

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Overview of Posada de la Viuda

Posada de la Viuda

2.0 star property
No-frills Punta del Diablo hostel with bar/lounge

9.2/10 Superb

20 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
San Luis y Nueva Granada, Punta del Diablo, Rocha, 27204
Main amenities
  • 8 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Free area shuttle
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Lobby fireplace
For families
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

Getting around

  • Free area shuttle

About this property

Posada de la Viuda

Enjoy your visit to Punta del Diablo with a stay at Posada de la Viuda. Guests can take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool and indulge in massages. A bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are other highlights, and rooms offer conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves. Fellow travelers like the pool and helpful staff.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 9:00 PM
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 8:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Taking the kids

  • Free local shuttle
  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • Pool table
  • Beach nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rentals


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2009
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LED TV

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Deck or patio
  • Yard
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils
  • Blender
  • Mixer
  • Paper towels


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Cleaning supplies

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • All residents of Uruguay may be charged the national value-added tax (10%) from November 15 to the day after Easter. However, business travelers from firms in Uruguay may be charged the value-added tax year round. Travelers on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax.

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • The seasonal pool is open from November to March

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Guests should be aware that 4 dogs reside at this property.

Also known as

Hostel Viuda Punta del Diablo
Hostel Viuda
Viuda Punta del Diablo
Posada Viuda Hostel Punta del Diablo
Posada Viuda Hostel
Posada Viuda Punta del Diablo
Posada Viuda
Hostel de la Viuda Adults Only
Hostel de la Viuda
Posada Viuda Punta Del Diablo
Posada de la Viuda Punta del Diablo
Posada de la Viuda Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Super cute, great staff, very beachy feel, English speaking was very helpful
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Former hostel turned in to hotel. Guests can cook their own meal which is a plus. Nice swimming pool, walk-able, friendly staff, nice dogs. The owner is a nice guy and very knowledgeable. Free transportation.
Richard, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Cozy place to stay, a little out of town. Clean and organized. The owner is helpful, and the common area is good for socializing.
Janki, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Maria Cristina, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Bom custo beneficio Gostei da pousada, voltaria a ficar lá
Felipe, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

Zimmer etwas klein, aber gut gestaltet. Die Gemeinschaftsräume sind she rgut mir Piscina, Grill, Hängematten und Garten.
Stefan, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Foi excelente! Todos muito atenciosos, café da manhã ótimo, Sebastian falava um pouco de português, o que nos ajudou bastante já que não falamos espanhol!
André, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice staff, very clean.
Susanne, 5-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Cosy hostel in an amazing village
We had a great one night stay at this super cosy hostel.
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

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