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Casas Viejas by Masaya

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Casas Viejas is the home of travelers and nature lovers in the Sierra Nevada! We are located at the heart of finca La Victoria, one of the biggest and most famous coffee farms in the mountains of northern Colombia, 30min from Minca and 20km from Santa Marta. Keeping with the rustic style of the coffee haciendas of the region, we offer comfortable accommodation and a cozy atmosphere where you can relax, exchange with other travelers and enjoy stunning mountain views.

Treat yourself with our delicious food a blend of local and international cuisine and savouring handcrafted local beers from the tap in our Jungle Bar. We also organise various outdoors and cultural activities ( hiking, bird-watching, visit to the coffee factory, ...), designed to explore and connect with the luxuriant nature of La Victoria farm. We are also the perfect place to get a traditional indigenous massage or a morning yoga-stretching session in the middle of the jungle. Our hostel lodge is also the ideal place to start your hike to Cerro Kennedy, a summit from where you can see the amazing snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada.

**Important: Were out of Minca Town, but still part of Minca, For getting here from Minca, you can either take a moto-taxi or a jeep (30min ride), or walk all the way up to here for 2 hours. Please plan to arrive as early as possible, the gates of the finca close at 5:30pm and after this hour the way can get longer and more expensive. We´re located out of town (8km) so, orginice in advance your trip in order to be uphill before sunset.

Casas Viejas Policies & Conditions:

We accept payment with cash and credit/debit cards. A 4% commission applies for payment with card.

Check in from 3:00 PM
Check out before 11:00 AM.

Taxes not included - 19%
Breakfast not included.
Kids under 18 y/o can't stay in dorms.
Not kitchen for guest.
Alcohol from outside not allowed.
Pool just for guests. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 May 2022
    Amazing !!! Hard to get to, follow instructions in email! Otherwise you gotta track it up! We did the hike twice for fun for exercise but it’s steep (the short cut not the road ). So zen and amazing there. Staff was great. Stayed two nights! Would recommend at least 3
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 May 2022
    Great spot to slow down in the middle of nowhere. Staff was great and helpful. I felt like my internal clock reset. Must spend few days there. Internet works great! I did few zoom calls with no problem!
    Greece, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Apr 2022
    Amazing stay. Book it now
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    24 Apr 2022
    Such a wonderful place to stay. Beautiful view, comfortable beds, warm pool, excellent and affordable food, and a welcoming atmosphere.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    26 Mar 2022
    My favourite hostel in Colombia. Really great atmosphere, and a nice place to go to relax and hike. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. I regret not staying longer. Can’t wait to come back and visit again
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    10 Mar 2022
    I've been travelling since 2014 & have visited many different countries like Croatia, Malta, Thailand, Morocco, etc. and this is THE BEST place I've ever stayed at. My bf & I opted for a private room and it was SUCH A DREAM. We had a corner room and the entire room looks out into nature, including the bathroom where you shower !! It was such a dream come true to be waking up to such beauty. Luis, the pool, everything about this place was incredible. It's def off the beaten path but so worth it !
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    25 Apr 2022
    I stayed for 4 nights and loved the atmosphere. It’s super easy to meet people but also easy to have time on your own if that’s what you’re looking for. Yes, as everybody has said, there is a hill, but it’s really not as horrible as everyone says. It’s no reason to not stay here, it’s just a minor inconvenience. There also IS a kitchen, which I had no idea about because it’s not listed anywhere in the reviews or facilities offered, but the food they serve is so good and fairly priced. 10/10
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    20 May 2022
    So the hostel is the best i ever been to, but getting there is a kinda tough, expensive and time consuming. If you go, make sure you book for 2 nights or more! Don't book the massage at the hostel it is not a normal massage! She will tell you, that you have some evil spirits that you need to get rid off, but it's the same for everyone going there. And she will massage extremely hard o you're feet and close to you're genetils. It is not worth 100k either! Anyway very good hostel!!!
    Denmark, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    02 Apr 2022
    Great spot with a great view. Awesome pool and great food. Location is far from Minca and it is tough to get back after dark.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    09 Apr 2022
    I stayed in Casas Viejas for two very relaxing nights - although it was a long, uphill and bumpy moto taxi ride up from Mamatoco the location was stunning. The mountainous scenery, picturesque infinity pool, lots of wildlife and quiet, early nights which was welcome after a few busy days in a city. My only qualm would be that the loos weren’t exactly “close” especially if you’re getting up in the night and it was quite cold as the evenings got chilly so ask for an extra blanket!
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games


Awards

  • 2020

    3rd, Continent Winners Latin America

  • 2020

    1st, Country Winners Colombia

  • 2019

    2nd, Continent Winners Latin America

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