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The Alchemist Hostel

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7.3
Very Good 65 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.3
  • Security 8.0
  • Location 7.7
  • Staff 6.3
  • Atmosphere 6.3
  • Cleanliness 7.3
  • Facilities 7.0
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7.3
Very Good 65 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.3
  • Security 8.0
  • Location 7.7
  • Staff 6.3
  • Atmosphere 6.3
  • Cleanliness 7.3
  • Facilities 7.0
The Alchemist Hostel Located at Calle 13 No 3-139, , Taganga.
The Alchemist Hostel
Colombia
Taganga Magdalena 470001 Calle 13 No 3-139
73% 65
11.2688526 -74.1886889
The Alchemist Hostel
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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
29th Aug 2016
5.1

Staff here and general feeling of the hostel wasn't great, felt more like intruding/staying at someone's house. Not that clean and loud christian music playing on speaker from 7 am... Can find better in the area

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
25th Jul 2016
8.0

Well worth the money. It's basic but just a short walk from the main beach area . Breakfast included. Think they had a few new staff who didn't seem to know what they were doing but the language barrier didn't help either.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
23rd Jul 2016
8.0

The place was great. My only criticism was that smoking was permitted indoors. We stayed in the private room which was located in a separate house, and the place reeked of cigarette smoke. It was very unfortunate as overall we were very happy with our stay, but as non smokers this was very unpleasant. Please limit smoking to outside.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 9 reviews
15th Jul 2016
5.7

Hottest room I have ever been in, Taganga is boiling and we had one fan and couldn't open the window. The receptionist was stoned and incompetent and could not work out our bill and despite our argument would not back down and we ended up being overcharged. Awful service.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
11th Jun 2016
10.0

We stayed in a private room, loved it. Perfect location a few blocks from the beach, helpful staff.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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