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La Jangada Hospedaje Reviews

Carrera 9, No 8-106, Leticia, Colombia

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118 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 69%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 67%Facilities

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The staff was excellent, the beers cheap, and they probably have the best internet in Leticia.


The six bed dorm upstairs was extremely hot. There was only one working fan and one powerpoint. Luckily I was the only guest so I was able to point the fan directly at me to make it bearable. This place is fine for a night or two. Staff are nice.


I had a great stay at La Jangada ! The staff is super friendly and helpful. Marta and her colleague do their best to keep the place clean and welcoming (which is sometimes not easy seeing how some travellers behave...) The owners speaks lots of languages (French, German, English, Spanish, etc) as they have traveled extensively. They organize great tours for every taste !! The option I took was just what I was looking for :) Thank you and all the best !

  • 19th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Friendly owners and manager and great tours booked through the hostel. However, the place needs a really good clean, the breakfast takes forever, no kitchen use and there's only one nice table to sit at in the front of the hostel, which was often frequented by school kids and moody teenagers...


The staff here are rude and it made me feel like I was inconveniencing them when I asked a question. The window beside my bed had no glass or screen so I was attacked by Mosquitos all night, plus that's not very safe. The bathrooms are dirty. I wouldn't stay here again.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello Kimberly, Sorry to hear that you didn't liked your stay in our place and didn't felt right with us. We always try to do and give our best and we will take note of your comment to improve ourselves because we value the social side and respect everybdoy in our working philosphy. We wish you the best.


La Jaganda was a good place for a night in between an Amazon tour and flying up to Bogota. It was nice to not have bunkbeds but individual beds and lockers that would fit a lot near your bed, although they were all different sizes so it was first come first serve. The staff was friendly and helpful. Not far from the airport either, R$4 mototaxi or COP8000 regular taxi. If I was coming through Leticia again I would stay here, but not for an extended stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello Kristen: Thank you for your comment. We appreciate that you´ve enjoyed your stay with us. We are in the center of Leticia so if you come again we will love to show the jungle around with the tours we organize, may be next time you are going to have an extended stay with us. :) . Enjoy your trip. Thank you again.


Nice staff, place is run by nice family. One minus for killer cockroach who attacked us middle of night, otherwise no complaints:)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Anselmi: Thank you for your comment. We are very sorry for the killer cocroach, we fumigate periodically but sometimes one of them escape from us, jungle is jungle! :). We will tell Martha to focus on them and we will tell your compliment for her and her nice family.


This place was nice. They have a great breakfast. The beds are comfy. My only complaint was that the bathrooms were pretty dirty.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Jonathan, Thank you for your comment. We are aware of the problem of the bathrooms. Actually we are changing the separation of the showers because we realize that some people flood the bathrooms having shower and from our side we clean them more often. Glad you enjoyed the breakfast and bed! Have a nice trip and see you.


No one really seems to work here, just various people hanging around on the couch who you have to interrupt from chatting or watching TV to ask a qt. None of whom speak English. Check in included no info.. Herve was there for 15 minutes and in that time did help me get my stamps organised and book a tour. I was not told where to go for it, or that the guide spoke no English. Drom room had cobwebs everywhere and sheets smelled.organise your own tour easily in the town, and stay somewhere else.


Stayed here for 4 nights. On arrival I was met by staff who spoke no English and didn't attempt to give me any information about the hostel or the area. The two bathrooms were always dirty. The WiFi didn't work for the first two and a half days i was there. The only common area was constantly occupied by the staff/family that live there. On the positive side, the location was OK. I was given some help getting my exit/entry stamps. There are single beds instead of bunk beds which was nice.


Great place to stay, the staff is wonderful and friendly. You are centered in the middle of Leticia, all the restaurants/parks are walking distance. I even walked from the Tabatinga airport to the hostel and enjoyed every minute of it (both Columbia and Brazil had won their game that day).

  • 19th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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