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El Viajero Cartagena Hostel Reviews

Calle 7 Infantes, Cartagena, Colombia

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2256 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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Nice atmosphere for meeting people and having drinks, but wasn't therefore too noisy. Could be cleaner.


busy but very nice place!


The location was great, everything else mediocre. A tad pricey at COP30000 for a dorm room. Lots of people and a free breakfast with coffee was nice.


The hostel is quite large, so service is pretty impersonal. At night, it is incredibly loud. The main socializing area is in the center courtyard which is where all the rooms are, so at night you hear everything that is going on outside. The hostel also has so many guests that the water runs out frequently. It is not uncommon to lose water in the middle of your shower and then you just have to wait 10-15 minutes covered in soap for more water to be pumped into the tanks.


Dorms are clean, bathrooms too. The breakfast is good. There is a nice area to hang out. Only a bit expensive compared to other hostels (especially the private rooms).

  • 7th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It's very noisy during the nights. Good bathroom and shower facilities, staff ok nothing more.


At the backyard rooms is impossible sleep!!!! The sound extremely loud of salsa lessons and the guests (drunk, most of them) at the kitchen nearby and sitting at the backyard talking all night!!!! You will be at hell!


It was a really nice place to stay, great breakfast, good wifi connection, nice staff.


Very nice and helpfull staff. I remember Carolina at reception... very friendly!

  • 28th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Safety box and locker in every room. Air conditioner at night was a must. Great place to meet new friends, amazing staff, ok breakfast.convenient location. Need i say more. Ive been to 30 countries..by far one of the best hostels in the world!!


The staff was great, only one guy was a little unfriendly. Other than that it was quite a chilled crowd. The Argentinians that are travelling are quite noisy and most of the time even a little annoying. Good thing was, that the travellers at the Viajero are mixed, people of all ages stay there. It is quite easy to get to know everyone around.

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