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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. 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.

Additional Terms and Conditions

50% deposit to our Bancolombia account required to secure the reservation.

Any payment made at our reception with credit or debit cards from foreign banks will have an additional charge of 5%. Only national bank cards will be exempt from that charge.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party 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.


Lake View Hostel

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Lake View Hostel, the first backpackers' hostel located an hour and a half from Medellin along the shores of La Represa de Guatape (Lake Guatape). Only a few minutes walk from the plaza mayor of the pueblo of Guatape, we are ideally situated to enjoy both the quaint town itself as well as all the outdoor activities in the area. We offer gourmet breakfast, a full bar and a renown Thai restaurant on the 3rd floor.

Whether you are into kayaking,paragliding, waterfall rappelling, mountain biking,moto/scooter, hiking, fishing,boat tour, swimming, or just want to chill out in a hammock and enjoy the fresh breeze blowing off the lake, Lake View Hostel in partnership with Colombia Getaway has everything covered.

Have a look at the promo video :

Dorms, private rooms, hot water and spectacular views.

Check in: 13:00
Check out: 12:00
Breakfast not included
Credit cards accepted
(Any payment made at our reception with credit or debit cards from foreign banks will have an additional charge of 5%. Only national bank cards will be exempt from that charge.)
Dogs not accepted View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 8.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    06 Jun 2021
    Really like this place, especially the workers. Comfiest hostel bed ive slept in too
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    07 Mar 2021
    Great Hostel in Guatape. They have rentals (rent the bike and Bike to the rock on the ring road!), a cool restaurant, clean facilities, really friendly staff and most importantly for me cause I was working remote, descent wifi! You got to go to the 3rd floor restaurant area for the good wifi (15 Mbps), but I was able to work up there and take all my zoom calls no problem (plus there was an amazing view of the lake). Highly recommend this Hostel
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    31 Dec 2020
    good times
    Hungary, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.7


    04 Mar 2021
    Awesome place to stay. The staff is wonderful, and they will help you with anything you might need as well as recommending things to do around the town. Nice bedrooms and beds. They have wifi, hot water and a nice roof terrace.
    Colombia, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    29 Apr 2021
    Emilano was an awesome front desk agent very helpful! The view from the 3rd floor is really nice.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    03 Jan 2021
    Great hostel with a cool vibe, right next to the water and a short walk away from the town center. The staff was really helpful and welcoming, and had lots of tips about things to do in and around town. Because it's not in the very center, the hostel is actually quiet so you can relax at night. The upstairs bar/restaurant wasn't open due to the pandemic, but it looked cool. We stayed in a private room, which was super comfortable and had a great view of the Represa.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    22 Jan 2021
    Very nice hostel with great staff and a really good atmosphere. Lots of activities offered, we took kayaks out onto the lake and the staff were very helpful. It also actually had fellow backpackers which was great. However, the kitchen was not very clean and our room (situated on the ground floor off the communal area) was very dark because of no windows and very loud because we were right next to the communal areas.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    14 Nov 2020
    2 nights in private room w balcony.Staff friendly and can organise tours/activities. I recommend they smoke 10 metres away from the facade, across the road, as the smell entered my room upstairs. Restaurant closed, terrace dirty and smells of cigarette smoke. Owner needs to replace couches in common area as stained and uninviting. Comfortable bed, but cigarette burnhole in sheet. Kitchen (and toilets staff using) filthy, like college sharehouse, needs professional cleaning.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    15 May 2021
    Amenities like breakfast/coffee and bar upstairs were not available. I'm assuming covid might have something to do with this. Floors in our ensuite were pretty dirty. They have great tour options that we'd highly recommend. Staff was very helpful setting up our paragliding - which is super fun btw.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.6


    29 May 2021
    We didn’t like the customer service provided by the receptionist, he was rather bored or we just didn’t get that “welcome” feeling. Despite the fact that we arrived prior to the check-in time, he wasn’t kind enough to at least show us the place (or guide us thru). Having to ask for the minimum when you don’t know the place is not the experience I usually get in hostels. The location is great, the view is amazing, the 3rd floor is nice. Staff is boring and basic. No lockers.
    Colombia, All Male Group, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's