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The Chill House Backpackers hostel Reviews

Calle de la Tablada # 7 - 12, Centro, Cartagena, Colombia

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616 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 65%Facilities

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Cheap hostel, really nice staff but only 2 bathrooms which get dirty really quickly. Kitchen could do with updating and things are a bit broken.


Was the most bad experience in my life was so difficult for every dont have internet dont have computer so bad.And many other things.


the place is so crazy in every places sleep people on the floor on a sits only is neccesary that sold the bathroom the landlord only obtain money and dont make more beauty place.


Everytime in every places have a bad smell.and the bahtroom hadrlyever clean.


Nice kitchen, location is pretty good- close to the center but not as noisy. Staff is very nice and rooms have air conditioner (at nights- starting from 20:00). A problem: only 2 showers/bathrooms. At evening they are nearly constantly occupied. All in all I had good experience and I definitely recommend this place for budget travelers.

  • 16th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Amazing place so wonder the people the staff in special case vivi is so cute and the place everytime is clean. i like so much.


the staff nobody speak english in and dont help with hardly nothing because dont have the language.


my stay at the Chill hostel was really nice. extremely nice staff, great location amazing atmosfere - very positive experience!


nothing to criticize, especially the location in the old town is superb

  • 11th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great place to stay. The location is awesome and price is very good. A little bit noise, but worth.


The chill house is really nice and easy to reach. Its in the heart of cartagena and i loved it. The coworkers were extremly friendly and make me feel like home. I would recommend everyone to experience the atmosphere of the chill house :) Thank you for doing my last day in colombia so amazing!!


I arrived as a single woman at 12am and my bed had bed bugs, the man on night shift was terrible and said there were no more (there was) he actually allowed me to walk around on my own at night finding a clean hostel instead of giving me the other beds- HE NEEDS TRAINING The hostel deal with them by changing bed sheets but they do to understand it needs to be fumigated. The kitchen is dirty, as is the bathroom. The manager is lovely but she needs to deal with the serious hygiene problems!!!


Great hostel, lovely staff, good location. would definitely recommend it!


Hello, I spent 2 nights in this hostel, everything went fine. It's basic, but enough for a backpackers. the only negative point is that only one shower available. Except that, it was perfect.

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