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Calle 5 6-19, Parque Caldas, Popayan, Colombia

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163 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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The hostel is nice but there are few things that do not need too much effort but would do a lot to the experience travellers will have: soap in the bath/toilets, towels in the toilets/baths, better equipped kitchen (cutlery, cups, plates.... You could barely find enough for two people and everything is old, broken, dirty...), hairdryer to use, and a bit more modern bathrooms.


Nice hostel. Location is perfect. Nonetheless, facilities are pretty neglected, specially bathrooms and kitchen (kitchen equippment included). Because of its material degradation, kitchen appears dirty and untidy.

  • 28th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


We had the room with the double windows that looked out over the square - a fantastic view! The hostel is lovely, high ceilings and floorboards. The staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The only problem was the bed, which was old and quite uncomfortable.


Stylish and clean place to stay. Comfy bed and great view of the square!


Excellent location, great to look out onto the main square and watch the world go by. Staff were very welcoming and full of information. watch out for the little one if he shows you round the hostel cheeky farker. Nice little kitchen and cosy Kitchen. Do it!


Probably the best hostel in the town for the position ( the quiet main square), the friendly atmosphere, the good staff and the services who offers. Of the 2 big dorms, the 8 bed dorm is ensuite but has very small lockers and the 6 bed dorm hasn't a bathroom but offers large lockers.

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