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It's okay. I had a bit of a bad experience since I was switched rooms twice without being consulted.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
I don't know what other reviewers are complaining about - this is a great hostel! The woman who owns and runs the place is lovely, it's location is perfect, and the facilities are great (wi-fi, kitchen, trabquil courtyard area...). The water does run hot/cold - but come on... Give it a minute!
Can't say anything bad about this hostel. It was very clean and nice. You have everything what you need there. The bathrooms are luxury. The owner really helpful. Really recommend this place. We enjoyed staying there.
Rana hostel is the first hostel I encoutered to be less nice than I thought it would be because of the owner/manager. This 50 old man gave me the feeling he could speak better English when money was involved for him. I had to bargain for stuff so at the end felt I got priced to high for additional services. Room was nice, location is oké, wifi worked, but no beers/water could be purchased there and the atmosphere was not so good.
Locked out and nobody answering bell when I arrived. Had to go away for half an hour. Still no answer when I came back. Fellow hosteller (only fellow hosteller) had to let me in. Decent hostel once inside, wifi worked well, comfy bed, very good night's sleep (it was very quiet with only the two of us), shower fine. No staff around in morning. Felt overpriced.
Lady who runs it is nice but a little like an over familiar mum! While we were having a shower (ground floor room) she came and opened the window to our bathroom from the outside which was right next to us! Super quiet place with tiny kitchen. Wifi worked ok. Location was great, right in the middle of town. Not sure id recommend it though which is always the true test of a place to me. Too expensive for what it is.
Great place right next to the main square. Maria was very friendly as was Pepe the massive black dog - best avoid if you're allergic to animals.
Amazing showers, great beds, really relaxing homely little place. Loved it.
We only stayed here for one night but I really liked this hostel. It was really clean and our 10 bed dorm was really snug and nice with each bed having its own blanket too. Loved the extension lead provided so lots of people could charge electronics at the same time. Fantastic idea. Bathrooms and showers were good. Its a very quiet hostel and the lady who runs it was lovely. It has a nice small outdoor area with two hammocks, a kitchen and little sitting area. I would definitely go back.
Stayed here for 2 nights and was upgraded on night 1 to the deluxe private room with ensuite. The room was clean and modern and the shower was amazing- best I've had in South America. Don't expect to sleep in as music was playing from 7am. The owner was lovely and recommended nice restaurants and other hostels in close by cities. Would definitely stay here again!
This lovely hostel is run by such a wonderful owner who makes you feel right at home. Villa de leyva in its self is such a scenic place, and when the sunshine is out, the place looks like a picturesque painting.