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CR 51, 26D-161 Los Trupillos de Mamatoco, Diagonal 32, Santa Marta, Colombia

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93%

Rating
985 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 95%Facilities

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94%

The hostel is actually a huge mansion with rooms around a green courtyard and the swimming pool. Bus to Tayrona is very close and it's in the way to Cuidad Perdida. Good bar with pool table and music, good/cheap restaurant (pasta COP 10-15k) but slow service. The kitchen has fee equipment (pots etc.) and the wifi is average. But anyway: this is the place where you want to stay after camping in Tayrona or Cuidad Perdida!


100%

Best hostel I stayed in, staff will instruct you about everything that's going on in the area, a d the hostel itself offers everything you need, perfect cheap breakfast, very good rooms and the best atmosphere you can get!


97%

Brilliant hostel, very good atmosphere and the staff were very friendly and like to have a laugh. would stay here again for sure


86%

Very good breakfast!


97%

This is one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at anywhere in the world. The staff was super friendly. The food and bar choices were reasonably priced, and the bar tenders were quite liberal with their drinks. The pool in the middle of the grounds was always good for a swim or meeting new people. The hostel numerous day trips which made exploring easy. Their kitchen upstairs had lots of supplies, and the close proximity of the grocery store made the vacation affordable.

  • 28th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Very nice hostel with very helpful and cool staff. Even though it is not located in the city center, it's no problem to get anywhere, as it is too hot to walk anyway and taxi or bus don't cost much. the atmosphere is great as one can relax in the pool, or in one of the hammocks near the pool.

  • 28th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

GOOD HOSTEL, COMFORTABLE.

  • 26th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Peru
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great place to stay! Booked one night and ended up staying for three nights. Great staff and pool area. You never have the leave the dreamer because they have everything you need with a restaurant open all day. Easy place to meet and socialize with other travelers. It is just a short walk down the road to the main street where you catch the bus to Tayrona.


94%

When every member of the staff call you by YOUR NAME, you realized this is a hostel where things are done in order to satisfy guests. The best staff I met while travelling across Colombia. CONGRATULATIONS! Amazing breakfast: even if you pay for it (8.500 COP), it’s worthy since you can have all you want. What I didn’t like was being assigned a non-AC dorm; I booked by Hostelworld and it seems there’s no way for choosing dorms with aircon. It’s very hard to sleep without AC in a 4-beds dorm.


91%

Staff were friendly and helpful at all times of the day and they made a conscious effort to include everyone. Food was really good and the bar staff were fab!


91%

A really cool gringo style hostel, some of the staff were a bit grumpy (cooks). Great common places creates a cool atmosphere.

  • 23rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Chile
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

LOVED this hostel!! A little pricey, but geez you do get what you paid for. Highly energetic, helpful and friendly staff who always remember your name, a great atmosphere which is certainly helped by the bar and the pool by the bar. It would be nice to have breakfast included in the price, as the food is also slightly pricey, but again, you certainly get what you paid for. Recommended.


89%

Very nic place to relax and get to know people. Sometimes very loud in the night


77%

Very busy!! no kitchen equipement. Nice people!


91%

I am a colombian and I have to say is one of my favorite hostels. The enviroment is great and the Staff is really nice and helpful. I would definety stay in this hostel again. My only recomendation is to bring a lock for the locker

  • 20th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

A great hostel, wonderful vibe, lovely people, exceptional staff.


83%

Staff were rude at times. Also, they were unable to take a return booking over the phone without a deposit (despite having stored all my things including my passport in the hostel).


97%

A great hostel, especially if you don't mind not being downtown Santa Marta. It has a fun atmosphere and is close to the buses that will take you to Tayrona. The staff was very helpful and the restaurant was pretty good.


77%

Even though this hostel makes Santa Marta look amazing, the lack of air conditioning in the rooms ruined my stay. It was so hot, humid, and stuffy in the room (even with the fan on) that it made me sick (the losing-your-lunch kind of sick). I tried sleeping outside on the hammock, which was equally hot, although with a slightly stronger breeze, but the mosquitos bothered me all night (and I was still sick). No amount of friendly/cool atmosphere can make up for poor sleep.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear traveller, Thanks for taking the time to write the review, we are happy you enjoyed the atmosphere at the hostel. A good sleep is very important for us, most of our rooms has aircon but not the one you choose, keep in mind to ask for aircon during your next trip. We look forward to see you soon Fulvio Manager, Dreamer Hostel

100%

Great hostel that can help you explore everything around Santa Marta. Awesome staff that is super helpful.


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