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El Refugio Hostel Reviews

Calle de Cerillo, Cartajima, Ronda, Spain

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264 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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Charming hostel in a very nice village. Botz is a really great host and an interesting person who will make you feel welcome and arrange everything you need. Hope to come again some time.

  • 9th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Croatia
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


The place was pretty cool, a bohemian ambientation is perfect, Botz is a really cool guy, nice and friendly, we felt very good with him, and talk with him and the people who stayed in there for a few hours, it was a great stay.

  • 18th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Best hostel we've been so far. Very clean. We loved the terrace on the roof top with its wonderful view of the mountains. Perfect hostel for hiking. The host was great. We enjoyed talking to him an he advised us perfectly for our hiking tour.


This hostel is a must-go during your trip through andalucia. The host named 'Botz' is a unicate and definitely worth getting to know. If you are travelling without a car, he will arrange a pick up from ronda to bring you to the beautiful and authentic andalucian town 20km away from ronda. Let him make you dinner and breakfast - he happens to be a retired, brilliant cook. Also, he knows the area very well, so get him to advise you for a hike. Women travellers should equally consider a stay there.

  • 26th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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