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La Brisa Loca Reviews

Calle 14 N 3-58, Santa Marta, Colombia

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88%

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719 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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97%

One of the best and most fun hostels I've stayed at! The people at reception were helpful and informative from the get go, from checkin to providing info on things to see and place to visit during our stay. The facilities were clean and they offered plenty of bathrooms/showers. The food was good and affordable. The bar scene (esp the infamous wheel) made the hostel that much more lively and entertaining, thanks to the the bar staff that made the experience! Thanks for an unforgettable stay!!

  • 11th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Best place I've stayes in all of Colombia. Worth going to Santa Marta just for this place! Super social, amazing friendly staff who are all volunteers backpacking. Can't recommend it enough!


94%

Best hostel we have stayed in. Ever. Staff were awesome and we had a blast! We would definitely go back!


89%

This hostel was such a great place to stay. Everyone felt like family by the time we left. Staff were amazing. It was a little bit of a party hostel but quiet enough at night and honestly we had so much fun in the lounge it should be illegal. Stay here. Won't regret it.


74%

Great party hostel, good facilities to chill hangout in. Friendly staff. Bar and food are good value. Major negative don't use the laundry service, overpriced and clothes returned damp and not fresh.


100%

Probably the best hostel i've stayed at in South America. The staff were incredible. After 6 days there it felt like i was leaving my family behind. Clean facilities and a comfortable bed. Definitely recommend getting an A/C room. It can be a party hostel or you can just chill out there. Great location too. Rooftop parties on a Saturday night are a must!!


89%

I had a great time there!!! awesome atmosphere!!!!

  • 26th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Very nice hostel I had a great time with all the people who was staying at this place... There is a rooftop and bar in the second level which is so nice and crazy party lol... If u really wanna have an awesome time this is the place.


80%

The facilities were great - the bar was awesome and the showers were amazing. The atmosphere is great to meet other travelers. The only issue we had was that the driver the hostel had arranged to drive us to Parque Tayrona was not legitimate and was reprimanded by the police while enroute thus leaving us stranded in the middle of nowhere. When we finally made our way back to the hostel, the staff on hand was less than apologetic and tried to blame us for the whole entire ordeal = Not impressed.


94%

Amazing place. Couldn't stay away ended up coming back 3 times. Santi is THE MAN! All the staff is super friendly and will make sure you have the absolute best time possible. Anyone headed to Santa Marta and wants to have some crazy nights with some awesome people La Brisa Loca is the place to stay!


77%

Roof top terrace is great. The terrible music and microphone voice overs of volunteer bar staff while playing games like spin the wheel : "mangina" or "tits" (classy eh) Is not so great if you want sleep around 1am. Go to this hostel if you want to party and there is also a pool. Do not go to this hostel if you want help with anything like tours.


86%

Beautiful building, great location, really fun atmosphere, but if you're trying to get sleep on a Saturday night, best to try someplace else. Party hostel by every definition.


97%

A really relaxed hostel, but make sure to book a room with ac!!The bar, the pool and the rooftop area are great. I spend almost a whole day in the hammocks enjoying life. At night it could be a bit loud because the bar is aöways full with laughter and fun. It couldnt be easier to meet people in this hostel!!!


66%

Staff are not good. You will wait at the bar for up to 10 minutes while both bartenders look at Facebook... Not much better at the reception desk, the lady who processd my checkout was rude and embarrassed me in front of other guests. Hostel is good fun but just go in with low standards for staff and cleanliness. We stayed in a dorm and the beds are disgusting, I used my sleeping bag!


100%

I usually try and avoid the 'party' hostels, but this seemed to have a good mix between the two. Great fun in the bar in the evening but easy to sleep if you want too. Swimming pool is amazing as Santa Marta is HOT! Food and breakfast in the hostel isn't free, but it's pretty cheap and really good quality. Would've like to have stayed for a weekend!;)


91%

We totally loved this place! If you are looking for a good party, you´ve found it. They have something going on in the bar every night, esp. the "wheel of fortune".. (; Just don´t be shy or keep drinking more. We stayed in a private room, a so-called "suite". It was very nice and spacious, wonderful bed, big mirror, nice bathroom & shower, fan & AC. You could hear a little noise from the bar until late but that didn´t matter to us. Also nice and well informed staff, hostel close to everything.


97%

Best Hostel ever!! Whenever I consider to come back to Colombia, for sure I'll step by in Santa Marta just because this Hostal!

  • 30th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

This hostel has everything a backpacker could want - private room had AC and a fan, comfortable bed and a small fridge. Location is very central, and much closer to the action than many of the other hostels. Wifi was good. Breakfast is not included but they have a good selection of reasonably priced options each day. The communal areas - pool, bar and rooftop are all great, loads of space to hang out. We were there over the weekend which was quite loud, but it didn't bother us.


89%

The staff was amazing. Within 15 minutes of is asking they had us booked on a bus that was leaving immediately and our laundry rushed over. They moved at lighting speed to make us happy!

  • 21st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

Nice bar, good breakfast, helpful staff


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