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The Dreamer Hostel Reviews

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

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93%

Rating
1072 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 94%Facilities

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94%

2nd visit. loved it just as much as the last time!


89%

The Dreamer is an exceptional hostel: the facilities, location and atmosphere are great. It is definitively the place to stay in Santa Marta.


100%

One of the best hostels I've stayed at, we loved it so much we extended our stay. The staff is always ready to help, they are friendly and remember your name making you feel at home. The bar staff is awesome. The pool, courtyard and bar bring travellers together, with games. The food is really really good. There is a supermarket and shopping mall 5 minutes away with a foodcourt. The only I would suggest is ar conditioning in all the rooms, because it is really hot.


100%

The best hostel I've stayed at. The staff are awesome, as is the food, the bar, the pool, the hammocks, the general vibe and the people you meet travelling through. So much so, I stayed a week longer than planned.

  • 4th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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%

The hostel was amazing I ended up back here 3 times in total after trips. The staff were genuine, friendly and very approachable. They had a range of rooms to suit most budgets all set in a secure comfortable environment. The location was pretty good was near bus routes and near a large super mall. There was always something to do trips wise, and a tour company would pop around in the evenings. Would definitely stay again probably the best hostel i've encountered on my travels.


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)


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