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Introduction

Street in Montevideo

Street in Montevideo

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Montevideo, the capital and largest city of Uruguay, is set along the Rio de la Plata, across from Argentina. Thanks to its harbour, the city has one of the most important ports in the American continent.

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Weather

The summermonths of November to April are warm, sometimes hot, with temperatures around 28 to 30 degrees Celcius during the day on average and around 18 degrees at night. During the wintermonths of June to September temperatures average between 15 and 20 degrees during the day, dropping around or just below 10 degrees at night.
Rainfall is spread out throughout the year quite evenly, averaging around 80 mm a month. The autumn months of March and April are just a little wetter.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg Max28.4 °C27.5 °C25.5 °C22 °C18.6 °C15.1 °C15 °C16.2 °C18 °C20.5 °C23.7 °C26.5 °C
Avg Min18 °C17.9 °C16.2 °C12.9 °C10.2 °C7.7 °C7.2 °C7.8 °C9.1 °C11.5 °C14.2 °C16.3 °C
Rainfall86.8 mm101.5 mm104.6 mm85.5 mm89 mm83.1 mm86.4 mm88.2 mm93.9 mm108.5 mm89.3 mm84.4 mm
Rain Days88889910881098

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Getting There

By Plane

Uruguay's primary airport is Montevideo-Carrasco International Airport (MVD), which serves flights to and from North and Central America, the rest of South America, and Spain. PLUNA Airlines (website in Spanish) is the national airline, and operates flights to Asuncion, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Córdoba, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Foz do Iguacu, Porto Alegre, Punta del Este, Bariloche, Rosario and Santiago de Chile. Several other airlines have destinations throughout South America as well, and to cities like Miami, Panama City and Madrid.

By Bus

There are regular bus connections to all major cities and towns in Uruguay, including to Punta del Este and Colonia del Sacramento, the two popular coastal cities.

By Boat

Buquebus has connections to/from Buenos Aires.

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Sleep

Budget

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Aramaya Hotel18 de Julio 1103Hotel72
Che Lagarto Hostel MontevideoCalle Plaza Independencia 713HOSTEL-
El Viajero-Ciudad Vieja HostelItuzaingo 1436Hostel69
Hispano HotelConvención 1317Hotel83
Hotel ArapeyAv. Uruguay 925Hotel72
Hotel PalacioBartolomé Mitre 1364Hotel85
Montevideo HostelCanelones 935Hostel80
Palermo ArtHostelGaboto 1010Hostel-
Planet Montevideo HostelCanelones 1095 esq. ParaguayHostel87
Pocitos HostelAvenida Sarmiento 2641, esq. Fco. Aguilar PocitosHostel82
Posada al SurPerez castellano 1424Guesthouse82
Red Hostel MontevideoSan Jose 1406 (Corner Santiago de Chile)Hostel80
Una Noche Mas B & BPatria 712 app. 2 Punta CarretasGUESTHOUSE84
Unplugged Hostel PocitosLuis de la Torre 930Hostel80
Punto Berro HostelPedro Francisco Berro 1320Hostel81
IberiaMaldonado 1097Hotel83
Boulevard Sarandi HostelSarand 405 esq ZabalaHOSTEL79
El Viajero - Downtown Hostel & SuitesDireccion Soriano 1073HOSTEL82
Splendido HotelBartolome Mitre 1314HOTEL81
Punta Trouville ApartFrancisco Vidal 726Apartment-
La Puerta NegraCallle Durazno 1525Hostel-
Punta Trouville SuitesJuan María Pérez 2957Apartment-
Piedras de Afilar Art Hostel Montevideo1261 Andes st. Between Soriano st. and San Jose st.Hostel-
Arriba HostelRoque Graseras 739Hostel-
LaPerezPerez Castellano 1381GUESTHOUSE-
Hostel Portones de CarrascoPedro Murillo 5826HOSTEL79
Montevideo UpRiachuelo 175HOSTEL79
Our House B&BStella Maris M.336 S.2 Parque de Solymar Ciudad de la CostaGuesthouse-
Atlas Hostel MontevideoConstituyente 1674Hostel-
Willy Fogg HostelC/ Maldonado 977HOSTEL77
Escuela de Rock21 de Setiembre 2627HOSTEL-
Montevideo Port HostelBartolomé Mitre 1535HOSTEL78
Buen CaminoDr. Joaquin Requena 1518HOSTEL-
Dolce Vita HostelSoriano 1536 esq. SaltoHOSTEL83
Destino2626 de Marzo 1125HOSTEL83
Puerto Verde HostelJose M. Montero 2948 Punta CarretasHOSTEL-
Los Jardines Colgantes de Babilonia HostelSarandi 310 - Ciudad ViejaHOSTEL82
Ibirapita MontevideoDoctor Salvador Ferrear Serra 2265HOSTEL-
Ukelele HostelMaldonado 1183HOSTEL82
Live MVD HostelMaldonado 1790 Esquina YaroHOSTEL79
Mvd ColonialSalto 1282 Montevideo, CP.11200Hostel-
Impecable HostelAndes 1294 MontevideoHOSTEL88
UYHome Bed & BreakfastBlanes Viale 6337 CarrascoGUESTHOUSE-
Montevideo Chic HostelPiedras 597GUESTHOUSE79
Contraluz ArtHostelJackson 865HOSTEL79
Hostel Urbano MontevideoArenal Grande 1428HOSTEL-
Hotel ViaParkRambla & 11th Parque Del PlataHOTEL-
Casa Sarandi GuesthouseBuenos Aires 558 apt 301 MontevideoGUESTHOUSE-
Che Lagarto Hostels MontevideoColonia 2063HOSTEL79

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Phone

See also: International Telephone Calls

Quick Facts

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Coordinates
  • Latitude: -34.894119
  • Longitude: -56.067451

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