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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Property Description

Welcome to the Creo Ecolodge project, we are a peaceful, remote hostel located in the mountains (1800m above sea level) surrounded by beautiful nature. Within a 30-minute walk or 10-minute tuk-tuk ride from Jardin, our guests come here to disconnect, enjoy nature and share our simple lifestyle.

At Creo, breakfast is an important moment of the day that we love to share it with our guests from all over the world. Breakfast varies each day but generally includes homemade sourdough bread, homemade jams and either eggs, veggie sauce or guacamole. To drink, we offer local coffee or tea, fresh homemade juice and 'kefir', which is a probiotic healthy fermented fruit drink. We also offer delicious homemade granola for those that want a little extra. Breakfast is included and vegetarian dinner is available for 12 000 COP.

There are a lot of hiking spots and different outdoor activities around the ecolodge, in fact, you’ll need a week to discover all the sites this place has to offer. Those include, waterfalls, lookout points, wild hikes, caves, horse riding, paragliding, organic coffee farm visit, waterfall rappelling and more.
The ecological part of our project is based on different aspects: a natural grown vegetable garden which uses permaculture principles, eco constructions and homemade, organic, local food. We also support and facilitate animal friendly ecotourism. Our ambition is to slowly reach a sufficient self-sustainability. We aim to grow and harvest all our food to ensure our meals are chemical-free and respectful of animals and the environment.

We have yoga mats available at all times for your practice. Our guests and staff often practice yoga and meditation together as a group - these sessions are donation-based.

We have set up Creo to allow our guests to reconnect with nature, therefore, we don't have WIFI but it's available at Café Jardin (20 min walk from Creo).

We are a small capacity ecolodge and function differently than most hostels. We don’t have a classic hostel reception but are here to personally welcome you when you arrive. So, if you want to live an authentic, eco-friendly and unique experience through nature, we’d love to welcome you. If you want a complete immersion in our way of life, a long stay is recommended.

*To be taken into account*

- Our ecolodge doesn’t have a garbage system 🚮 ♻ and out of respect for the environment, we kindly ask that you reduce your plastic use during your stay with us. You can drink water from the tap at the ecolodge, so no need for plastic bottles 😊
- We love animals and want to do our part in taking care of them and reduce the impact on the environment 💚🐄🐮🐖🐷🐓. The consumption of meat in our facilities is therefore not allowed (there are many options available in the village).
- Quiet hours are between 10 pm and 8 am
- We are not a party hostel 🙏🏼
- No Drugs
- No smoking areas 🚭
- Only moderated alcohol consumption is allowed
- We don’t have parking 🚫🚙 There is space on the road close by the ecolodge.

*How to get to Creo Ecolodge?* 💚🕉⚛

- See our location here: https://maps.app.goo.gl/cmwVFj3cP5mUWttt9
- Address: Vereda la Salada despues de puente curvo 200/250 m
- Walking: 🚶‍♂🚶‍♀ 30 / 40-minute walk from Jardin village on the Vereda la Salada, after a curved bridge 200/250 m on the left - a yellow and blue house.
- Tuk-tuk (motorcycle taxi): 10-minutes drive from Jardin village. Two blocks up from the bus terminal, you can find tuk-tuks (next to the main church, on the right-hand side). You also can call *Santiago* or text him on WhatsApp +573233285265. Three people maximum per tuk-tuk and the cost is 10,000 COP (12,000 COP after 9pm).
- Taxi:* if there are 4 people, you can take a taxi for the same price from the bus terminal.

Find more information about us on our website: https://creoecolodgejardin.com/ View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Feb 2020
    The Pacifico was by far one of my favorite places I have ever spent time at! I felt right at home the minute I got there! Diana is the best hostess a guest could ask for, she was such a kind person and was always there for any questions or fun! All I can say there is no place like it and I highly recommend you visit and the only worry that you will have is never wanting to leave!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Jan 2020
    A paradise just outside Jardín. We were welcomed like home by the owners and volunteers. Awesome permaculture gardens. Fresh mountain air. Hot showers, great beds, hammocks and other areas for relaxation. Family style breakfast and optional dinner are awesome. You must go!
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Jan 2020
    By far my favorite experience yet in Colombia. This place is absolutely lovely and so close to many hikes and amazing waterfalls. It feels like family here.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Jan 2020
    One of the best hostel in the world. Creo ecolodge is more than a hostal. It is a destination. Stunning views of the mountains, sound of the river flowing and delicious home made food, you get all of that and more. Eva and Thibu have built this hostel with a lot of love and care and you feel it as soon as you enter. And they attract guests with similar positive vibe. We ate breakfast and dinner together and 6 of us went exploring the waterfalls together. We meditated together. I will be back.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Oct 2019
    Best place I have been in in a while. Ask for space in the Mezanine. Thibault will be so nice to explain to you paths to waterfalls and show you around. Grate guys, great place, great vibes.
    Mexico, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Sep 2019
    Relaxing and beautiful new hostel. Everyone was so friendly, the breakfast was amazing and a really comfortable bed. Felt like home :)
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    21 Jan 2020
    This place is pure magic. What an incredibly beautiful and peaceful location to spend a few days. Eva and Thibaut welcome you into their home with open arms. The breakfast is out of this world and always very fresh and homemade. The optional family dinners are also incredible and definitely worth it for only 12,000 COP. What an incredible atmosphere of like-minded, wonderful people. GO THERE!
    Colombia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    06 Jan 2020
    A gem of a hostel. The most beautiful location set up in the mountains away from the town. The breakfast is unbelievable very morning. Fresh food and a lovely people every morning. Highly recommend staying here.
    Ireland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    27 Nov 2019
    One of the best hostels in whole Colombia! The location and the view from the terrace is amazing! But nothing could beat the delicious breakfast and dinner! I was really impressed by the quality of food - one of my highlights in Colombia! The staff, the owner and traveler made the stay even better. It was a really nice group of people and a warm and friendly atmosphere! :) The only thing I would add/change is doors of the dorms, because you easily wake up. Anyway, I would totally recommend it!
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    18 Nov 2019
    Nice place, remote, very friendly staff. If you want to get away from traffic/streets/shops for awhile then this is the place. 30 min walk from Jardín-proper. No WiFi. They wake at 6:30am and sleep around 9pm, so you kinda need to be on their schedule, eat when they eat, etc. Come to relax and decompress, go somewhere else if you want to drink/party.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room


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