El Viajero Cartagena Hostel Reviews
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Nice place to stay in a wonderful city! Everybody is friendly, the breakfast is really good, the rooms are big and the beds are the best in columbua! Just the organized Tours are a little bit expansive.
Absolutely loved this hostel. Made some excellentrelationships with the people and the staff. Cheeky little breakfast included and beer is available to buy all day. I was really pleased withEl Viajero!ª
El Viajero is one of the best hostel I have ever staied! The location is good and stuff is excellent and friendly. Also they have mojito party on Friday and you can buy really good mojito just for 7 000 pesos. If I come back to Cartagena, I will stay there again!
I was traveling by myself and was a little uncomfortable in Cartagena at first, but the hostel staff (especially Alex and Yoli) made my stay amazing. I strongly recommend getting to know the people who work at the hostel and hanging out with them! They were very knowledgable about everything. Nobody did any drugs in my room like other reviews suggest so it was fine. My only gripe is the WiFi goes in and out all the time but other than that I recommend it here. Def the most popular hostel here.
I want to thank the staff of the hostel for their kindness and the help they gave us when we "lost" the "puerta a puerta" service.
The hostel is in an excellent location and is a great place to meet fellow travelers. The staff seem a little too interested in their own affairs to really be interested in the guests, who even have to make their own beds. There are lockers and safes, but anything left out will probably be stolen. The rooms open on to a central courtyard whichis a good place to party and make friends, however makes it very noisy if you want to sleep early. The airconditioning is great.
PROS: Perfect location, good Security, helpful staff, free breakfast. CONS: staff always busy and sometimes seemed irritated to have to help as they were spread so thin. common areas were outside or in a very hot hectic room, and you have to clean your own dishes even though the breakfast is included. Also you pay for A/C but the staff controls it, never setting the temp very low and constantly switching it on and off- so it never feels cool. Shower doors all broken, very loud music til 12am.
Pros: great locational the old town, nice staff place is clean Cons: they switch off the aircon at 10am ... So the dorms get unbelievably hot, ruling out siestas ......
Cartegena in general was an awesome experience and the location is definitely this hostel's best asset. Stayed for four days and nights. The staff were not very helpful and would be at times more intoxicated then all the travelers. They tried to do events that had the right idea but gained no momentum. In still is a hostile that I would come back to and the AC was delight during the night.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
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