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The Humpback Turtle Reviews

Playa El Almejal, Choco, Bahia solano, Colombia

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6 Total Reviews
  • 50%Value For Money
  • 50%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 50%Cleanliness
  • 50%Facilities

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The humpback turtle is very poor in everything! Far overpriced, no security at all ( someone stole the sandals of my friend !!! Cleanliness was the worst I have ever seen! The doublé room with balcony ( please let me laugh !!! ) was even too small for one person! The facilities , there were none !!! The lonely planet says you can do surfing tours , but that is just one big joke! The hotel has surfboards with even holes in it! In general the owner is nothing more than an ordinary robber.

  • 31st Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


The Humpback Turtle is a great place to stay with great staff and a lovely atmosphere. It´s located at the beach and you basically have your own private part of the beach in front of the hostel. The Hostel owner tries to keep his place ecofriendly, he employs local people and has a foundation for the local kids with his surf school. The Hostel offers great food and organizes whale watching trips. It´s a perfect place to experience the beautiful nature of Choco and to enjoy a relaxed time.

  • 15th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


The restaurant in great. The staff is very helpful and they can organise you good excursion.

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