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Mystic House Hostal Reviews

Calle de la Media Luna ·#10C - 36, Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia

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113 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 73%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

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I was impressed with the dorm room. It was clean, with its own bathroom and fabulous powerstrips. We booked the wrong night on accident as we were arriving in the middle of the night. They were able to accomadate us but they ended up charging us for both nights without telling us.

  • 24th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I picked this hostel as it was the cheapest online, but it is by far my favourite hostel in Cartagena. Great location, good facilities and lovely helpful staff.


No atmosphere but clean and comfy enough


It was a nice hostel in a good location near lots of other hostels, bars and cheap restaurants. The staff were nice and the upstairs was a good place to chill. It didn't have a kitchen for communal use, only a little restaurant.


I was really Ill when I arrived here and just needed a chilled place to sleep for 3 nights, the beds are really comfy, everywhere is really clean and the aircon works really well. There's not really an atmosphere which was good for me at the time but it's not somewhere id want to stay for too long if I was on top form!


Amazing place with good ambient and very amable staff with perfect location and a very comfie and spacious living room. The staff would be always available to help with informations and to respond to guests demandings. Really recomend this place with the good vibration of venezuelan people!

  • 31st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


We arrived and checked in at the hostel, but very soon after we met a friend who could host us in stead of living in the hostel. we went back as soon as possible to cancel the reservation, knowing we would loose the deposit but that was part of the deal. When we came back the girl in the reception was not very helpful, and we ended up loosing a lot of money. not very flexible in my opinion, and to me flexibilty is important since plans change all the time travelling.

  • 29th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


booked 2 hostels online for 2nd & 3rd night in Cartagena because hostals I new about were fully booked. Still needed a hostel for that first night in Cartagena and found one after a suggestion from a charming lady street vendor. The suggestion from the lady was the best and once I booked in I immediately wanted to cancel the other hostels having booked them within the hour. I was told that would cost a nights stay and so really had no choice but to leave the first much nicer hostal.


Very nice place, great double room with aircon, clean and rather quiet for the area. The balcony is great to hang out and relax, staff was very friendly and helpful!


Big clean room with balcony, however no kitchen or real communal area which meant no atmosphere. Overall a good one night stop.


Sadly there is too much competition in Cartagena for the staff here to be so bad!! One girl was blatently rude to us purely because we didnt speak perfect Spanish, and the other girl is about 14 years old. Shabby place with no atmosphere and I would recommend people choose elsewhere to stay.


Everything about the hostel is great, except the sleazy staff. A friend cancelled last minute so we had an extra bed in our room. I called two days before to cancel but they said I have to cancel through hostalworld. Turns out that was a lie and they can cancel through their system. Not a fan of how they took advantage of the situation. Nice hostal, but I had bad experiences with the people. And really unhelpful staff. Wouldn´t accomadate any requests we made. Stuck up


There is a kitchen but it's for staff only, we are not allowed to use it. Any other friends of yours that do not stay at the hostel are not allowed to visit. Clean, quiet, great staff. On same street as any other hostels and the parties. Staff is very friendly You pay for your stay in advance. And if you decide to leave earlier than expected you still have to pay. They accept credit card


if u want to have fun and party ask for Oscar! amazing venezuelan! clean bathrooms and good staff from Punto Fijo

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