Hostel Masaya Santa Marta Reviews
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I used up a lot of superlatives in describing the Masaya Bogota in an earlier review but this one, the Masaya Santa Marta, is in an utter class of its own. Hotel-quality facilities, an army of cleaners, wipers and polishers working until late at night, personable and attentive reception staff, good dorms, an excellent kitchen, endless shady patios and lounges and, best of all, two plunge pools to cool off and chill out. I doubt if hostelling gets better than this anywhere.
Monika is amazing so friendly and so helpful. The hostel is well looked after and will store your bags safely for you while you go off exploring the surrounding area. It's quite hard to leave! No breakfast with dorms but plenty of options in Santa Marta.
This was such a disappointment. After an amazing time in Masaya Bogotá I was really keen to stay in the Masaya Santa Marta and what a difference. The staff were terrible. Unfriendly, really slow, unhelpful. It took almost 40 minutes to check in, they weren't able to give any recommendations, really rude - I wouldn't recommend this place! The rooms were a bit dirty and pretty cramped. There are much nicer places for better money - my regret is I had already booked on here and so had to stay!
Love this hostel - it's more like a hotel. Two great pools to keep cool in, pool table, open air kitchen and a bar. Beds have drapes, their own fans, lights and plug sockets. It's very relaxing and just what you need before and after the lost City trek. I'd wholeheartedly recommend.
I enjoyed my stay here at Masaya due to the convenient location in the centre, rooftop views from terrace, friendly staff and boutique feel of this hostel. The beds have curtains for privacy and own sockets too. Unfortunately breakfast is not included though
Best hostel I've been to. Rooftop pool and bar are amazing. They threw a great st pattys day party with free green Jell-O shots and drink specials. Staff was really nice and went out to the bars with us. Private rooms are luxurious and dorm was nice too. Highly recommend! If you want the 10% off deal, you need to book through their website, not hostel world. Didn't know that so we didn't get the deal. Otherwise 10/10
One of the nicest hostels I have stayed in. It feels like a boutique hotel. Would recommend for anybody, we tried to stay for more time purely because it was so nice, bot because Santa Marta is a particularly good place but it was all booked up. Hoping to return in a few days. The only complaint was that having checked out the next day the staff were very keen to get us out and we weren't allowed to wait in communal areas before moving on to the next place, which is actually unacceptable.
I had a wonderful time at Masaya: the hotel is gorgeous, the staff super helpful. I enjoyed the variety of cultural activities organised every evening. In a word, this is where to stay in when visiting Santa Marta!
Best place to stay in Santa Marta, superfriendly staff, nice kitchen, and really nice dorm with curtains around each bed.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
I loved my stay, the hostel (so beautiful!), the staff, the view !! The cultural activities at night are fun (Linda is fun!) and free.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
One of the best and most comfortable hostels I've ever stayed at. The building is very beautiful, the rooms are spacious and super clean, beds very comfortable with individual lights and outlets. Bathrooms spacious enough, modern and very clean. There are two swimming pools, a nice rooftop bar, huge kitchen, pool table, great TV room, and lots of space to hang out. Staff are very friendly and helpful. It's more of a quiet and relaxed hostel. Loved staying thee and def recommend it!
Roof top bar and pool are amazing
Wifi didn't work on our floor but worked great everywhere else. Great Hostel!
Beautiful property and high end facilities with a gorgeous rooftop terrace and well-equipped kitchen. Really appreciate the dorm beds with personal fans, outlets, reading lights and privacy curtains! Loved the salsa dance class! Major downfall was the wifi - these guys have five different networks and I never connected to any of them once.
Great location for his hostel, in the heart of the city and few blocks from the beach. The dorm was clean with a bathroom and a thing I love: curtains on the beds. Allow some privacy ! The rooftop is really nice. Overall, the hostel is really nice actually ! The staff is friendly and helping. I will recommend this hostel !
No internet in bedroom Breakfast is expensive (8000) and coffee too (2000 p) Problem with my reservation Very nice place with clean pool, nive kitchen and patio
Amazing building and facilities, kind and helpful staff, perfectly located, nice activities and shows. The 6-bed dorm could do with a bit more space, but I strongly recommend! One of those hostels one will never forget.
If you are looking for a HOTEL, this is a great place. If you're looking for parting, go somewhere else.