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La Guaca Hostel

Cra. 8 No. 27-75 SANTA MARTA (Magdalena) , Santa Marta, Colombia
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

This is the best place that you could come across in Santa Marta with backpacker prices. La Guaca Hostel is found in a huge, remodeled mansion very close to the historic centre of Santa Marta. The hostel is located in a safe area of the city and is close to a variety of restaurants and shopping centres.

Public transport to other parts of the city and surrounding areas is easily accessible. La Guaca has free Breakfast, Restaurant-Bar especiality in Pizza, boasts a pool (jacuzzi included), an open-air Lounge room amongst other socializing areas, hammocks, boardgames, computers, TV Room, a well-equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi and a variety of dorm rooms. These rooms are well-lit and extremely spacious and each one comes with private lockers, ceiling fans, Air/Con and ensuite bathroom.

Everyday we serve homemade typical Colombian breakfasts for free .We invite you to take refreshing dip in our pool and enjoy the Caribbean heat. We’ll also help you organize and book any trips you are interested in, whether to the incredible beaches of Parque Tayrona, the magnificent Sierra Nevada and her mythical Lost City or more hidden destinations. Any information you need, we’re happy to help you with! Whilst you explore the surroundings we’ll happily take care of your luggage free of charge.

Finally, here at La Guaca we’re all about backpackers looking after other backpackers and providing a social space to enjoy each other’s company!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Aug 2018
    Really cute hostel with nice areas to hang out (couches and hammocks and a tv area). The dorms and bathrooms are clean and spacious which was nice after staying in some hostels with tiny bathrooms. The staff are super friendly and the owner was super attentive and helpful with answering tons of questions I had. Their free breakfast is amazing! I ended up extending my stay several more nights at this hostel!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    20 Sep 2018
    Really nice hostel! Pool is really nice and the rooms and bathrooms are spacious and clean. Staff are really friendly - Anna was very helpful.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    22 Aug 2018
    I stayed in a private double room which was a decent size and clean with an ensuite however the mattress was the hardest I've slept on in months and while I liked the idea of having a ceiling fan rather than AC the fan was noisy and didn't quite have the desired effect so unfortunately not the best night sleep. But the breakfast was nice and a decent size and the staff were lovely so my experience may just be room dependent...
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    20 Sep 2018
    Stayed there only one night. A Positive experience. The receptionists are the nicest receptionists I had met so far! They really upgraded my stay. The hostel is chill - so you can get a good night of sleep.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Swimming Pool
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

Please note:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 13:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash or credit cards (with an extra charge of 5%).
Taxes included.
Breakfas included
No curfew.


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