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El Refugio Hostel Reviews

Calle de Cerillo, Cartajima, Ronda, Spain

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86%

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259 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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100%

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)


86%

Good Food (we tried dinner and breakfast), located in a very nice village where you can relax and go for a walk or go hiking. Nice familiar atmosphere.

  • 23rd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


80%

We stayed one night in Cartajima in the El Refugio. The Hostel has a very warm and authentic atmosphere with its wooden interior and unpretentious design. The Hostel ist located in a small village near Ronda. From the terrace on the rooftop you enjoy a scenic view over the valley. The Manager is very friendly and flexible. Despite we arrived at around 9 PM, he didn't hesitate to cook us a fantastic meal for a very reasonable price.


83%

El Refugio de Cartajima is a great little hostel. The owner is nice and he'll take great care of you. Advise: if you want to do some trekking, it's a super place because the owner knows the region super well but don't do during summer 'cause it's too hot to walk and it's always better to have a care to move. The region is beautiful and there's a lot of treks to do, but it's easier to go to the "senteros" by car. Otherwise the hostel is great and it's a good place to rest.


91%

This was one of the best hostels I've ever stayed! It's all about atmosphere, having the feeling of staying at a friends house and relax. The host is an amazing guy and knows how to receive their guests. You can hike and go to a river near by. There's also transports from Ronda to Cartajima and you can eat really good as well - just ask the host, he'll help you to get around. I hope to have the chance to come back. Thanks!


83%

The two days in the Refugio Catajima were absolutely nice. Catajima is outside of Ronda and if you like to explore spanish countryside and it`s real life it`s the ideal place to stay. Botz prepares the most delicious dinner ever. To enjoy it on the roof terrace with a glass 'Tinto de verano' and a stunning view over the valley is the best after a long day hiking. I definitely can recommend this place!




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