Hostal Cruz de Popayan Reviews
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Non service attitude among the staff, no lockers, no equipment in the kitchen, heavy construction work starting at 07.00. All and all a very bad experience!
Worst hostel we have ever stayed in. Arrived in a taxi luckily as otherwise we would not have found it. It was in a dingy area not very close to the centre. The entrance/ communal area was dark and dingy. The man spoke rudely in spanish to my partner, and although he spoke english he refused to use it to speak to me, just replied in spanish. You have to pay for everything! Even the shower and kitchen. Everything is very unclean! Floors are always dangerously slippery. Dangerous unstable stairs.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
The room itself was very large and very clean although we had an ensuite which didn't have a shower curtain so water went everywhere and it became quite smelly. The staff were incredibly rude and unhelpful. We were wanting to stay for a few weeks and learn Spanish but we decided to go elsewhere because they were so unfriendly. Also, breakfast was very ordinary. Two bread rolls and a teaspoon of jam per person. Do the maths- it's not quite enough. And don't even bother asking for more!
Good hostel, with good facilities and nice rooftop terrace. Room's really need better curtains though, you can see through windows at night with the light on. Kinda awkward in a private room!
Hostel was pretty good, but the staff didn't seem to care very much, and the breakfast was not really a breakfast, just some bread and tea. The building looks very nice, facilities are generally good.
Nice, if a little soul-less hostel, altho I only stayed 1 night so might just be that. Spacious rooms, memoryfoam beds (not recommemnded if you dont like a soft mattress!) clean & hot showers. Reception staff didnt speak English, but all the notices are in English. 2 negatives - communal areas are surrounded by the rooms, so if people sit out talking late, you can hear them pretty clearly in the rooms. Also, rooms could do with some proper curtains! Can see straight in when the lights are on!
Good value double and twin rooms w shared bathrooms but in need of additional toilets for the amount of people. Also the laundry was out of service and the internet was intermittent. Rooms were nicely sized but lacked curtains so privacy was lacking. All in all good value for money and a beautiful building with 2 well sized courtyards.
Not very friendly staff but nice enough place.
You have to pay to use the only computer and they are very strict about the breakfast. They'll make it for you and a refill of butter or jelly is not an option...