The Guru’Guay Guide: Where to buy it in Uruguay

Guru'Guay Guide sold in good Uruguayan bookshops. Photo by Indrasish BanerjeeThe Guru’Guay Guide to Montevideo is the first English-language insider’s guide to Montevideo, capital of Uruguay, and still one of South America’s off-the-radar destinations.

While the guide focuses on Montevideo, it’s full of Uruguay travel information, indispensable for anyone visiting the country. And it’s getting great reviews on Amazon.

You can buy it right now for your tablet or phone. And now you can buy it in paperback once you’re here. 

Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia

  • Charco Hotel, San Pedro 116, Old Town
  • La Posadita de la Plaza on the main square in the Old Town


La Barra, Maldonado

  • La Pasionaria on the high street (design store) NEW!


Ciudad Vieja

  • Solis Theatre gift shop, Teatro Solis next to the Plaza de Independencia*
  • El Galeon, Plaza Independencia 1382 (rare and antiquarian bookstore)
  • Más Puro Verso, Sarandí 675 (classic bookstore)
  • Museo Andes 1972, Rincón 619 (museum)
  • La Pasionaria, Reconquista 587 (day-time restaurant, bookshop, gift shop)
  • Sin Pretensiones, Sarandí 366 (day-time restaurant and antique furniture store)
  • Alma Histórica Boutique Hotel on Plaza Zabala
  • Urban Heritage, Colon 1513 (real estate)
  • La Lupa libros, Bacacay 1318 bis (bookshop)
  • Museo Torres García, Sarandí 683 (art gallery and museum to Uruguay’s most famous painter)
  • Moebius, Perez Castellano 1432 (books & art on the pedestrian street close to the port)

* Open seven days a week 11am-7pm

Punta Carretas

  • Mercure Montevideo, Rambla Gandhi 371 (hotel)


  • Los Horneros, Guayaqui 3322 (wine and craft beer store)
  • My Suites, Benito Blanco 674 (thematic hotel and restaurant specialising in wine)
  • Libros de la Arena, Benito Blanco 962 (bookshop)

Parque Rodó

  • Friendly Point, Joaquin de Salterain 931 on the park (LGBTI tourist information)
  • Contraluz, Juan D. Jackson 865 (hostel)
  • Kalima,  Durazno 1952 (cultural restaurant and pub)
  • Escaramuza, Pablo de Maria 1185 (gorgeous bookshop with patio and open-air cafe, pictured above)

Valizas, Rocha

  • Posada Valizas (guesthouse)  NEW!

Price: 490 pesos.


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[Last updated: February 21 2017]

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