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El Dorado International Hostel Reviews

Calle 12 # 8-55, San Gil, Colombia

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107 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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The staff at El Dorado are just lovely and so helpful and the location is perfect. Very chilled out place to relax in between activities. The rooms are a little small and ours didn't have any windows (not sure if others did or not). Overall a good place to base yourself for a few days in San Gil


The siblings who run the hostel were very friendly and helpful. You can book tours and transport to next destination from them which is very useful.


The staff at El Dorado is what makes your stay worthwhile. Whoever is at reception welcome you with friendly smiles and are ready to help with whatever you need. If you need a bus ticket, they'll have one delivered. Want a good meal? They'll point you in the right direction. The hostel is right in the center of the action, a half block from the main park and close to all the restaurants and markets. And don't forget to ask about El Dorado Expeditions and the outdoor activities around San Gil.


The staff was great but unfortunately the sheets where not clean. I recommend to book with an anticipation of 2 or 3 months so the prices doesn't go up. The room was not too big and it didn't have a place to organize what you carry.

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