Makako Chill Out Hostel Reviews
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Great location hostel. Nice guy Alex there was very helpful. Great common area and balcony. Nice kebab shop on the corner. Would recommend
This hostel had a good vibe and Viviana is the most friendly and helpful person you'll meet at a hostel. I'd come here again just to see her!
Very nice hostel, perfect location in the walled historic town, could not be better to visit all the main sights. The staff is very nice and welcoming, always ready to help for anything. Special thanks to Vivi for everything!
I stayed at Makako for four nights and it was a great hostel. The staff was amazing, nice, and ready to help at any moment. This is not a párty hostel, but it is close to media luna (a few minute walk), so it is still easy to rest at night away from the bumping music at media luna. I would stay here again on my next trip to Cartagena easily. Gracias!
Really nice hostel. I especially liked the very open atmosphere! Keep it up!
Perfect if you're after a quiet hostel where people are friendly but you can still sleep comfortably/quietly. Only 2 bathrooms for about 25 guests but i didn't have any problems, they're cleaned twice a day. My only complaint is after booking online for 2 nights I wanted to stay till the end of the week and they would only confirm a day in advance, even though i was willing to pay up front. It worked out until they told me on my last night I could stay then later I had to move.
Stayed in 10-bed dorm, traveling alone. Had a really nice stay here. Absolutely recommend staying here. Not a party hostel, but usually a nice crowd that sits outside on the balcony chatting and having a beer together.
The hostel is very well recommend, good location from the Walled city, supermaket near the hostel, near the port, you can just go anywhere from there. The staff was very attencious to the guests, Viviana the main staff is very kindly and ready to helps us in everything we need. I definety reccomend.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Really enjoyed spending time in this hostel, the staff are fantastic and very welcoming, especially vivianne. I returned to this hotel for a second time. There was a really good crowd in this hostel creating a brilliant hostel, as the name suggests this is a place you can chill out but also one where you can have a great deal of fun. Definitely recommend this hostel
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
I booked a room for one night through HostelWorld but when I asked at the hostel the next day to stay for 5 more nights they wanted to charge me double the price........ so I left and found a much better hostel.
Very good hostel, well located in the historical town center, closed to restaurants, supermarket and transport links, with very good communal areas. Viviane and Jenny are lovely and they make sure you enjoy your stay in Cartagena! There is just a few dorms so it's not a big backpackers' machine and it creates a nice atmosphere. Just make sure you take a room with air con as it can be very hot here!
The hostel is located in the old city within the colonial walls and is in close proximity to both the party areas on getsemania and the shopping, historical area. Viviana, one of the main staff workers, is a wonderful host. She is very sweet and creates a very warm atmosphere.
Wonderful hostel, good atmosphere and friendly staff.
Very decent hostel and it was deffo a good location, the reception was very friendly
Had a fantastic stay at Makako. The hostel is in a great location inside the old city walls and perfectly safe to walk around. We stayed here during Christmas and had a lovely meal prepared by the owners of the hostel. The hostel has a great atmosphere and we met plenty of other guests, yet you can also get a decent nights sleep if desired. The owners were very friendly and we loved getting to know Vivian! Thanks for having us and we hope to see you again soon
Extremely friendly staff, great huge central common area and nice balconies to relax on.... If you're going to stay outside of Getsemani, this is definitely the place to stay in
The hostel was very good located right behing the walls in San Diego area. Make sure to book the 6 bed dorm as it has good AC. The staff was excellent .. especially Vivianne aka Vivi!! Relaxed and good atmosphere
A very friendly and helpful staff. They were always gracious and responsive to anything I needed. A very nice place to hang out and make friends. I recommend the smaller rooms because the air conditioning works better, and air conditioning is muy importante.