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Willemstad, Curacao
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Poppy Hostel is a very nice place to stay on Curacao. City Center in walking distance and supermarket around the corner. Really, really nice people to meet there! Especially Lilian made my stay there an enjoyable one.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I've just stayed @ Poppy's for 12 days... Initially it was planned to be shorter but I extended because it was such a pleasant place to stay! Art the owner dealt with the initial contact and took me through the information, booking and confirmation process easily and efficiently. His response times are super quick. We met a few times during...

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Art K, Owner at Poppy Hostel Curacao, responded to this review

Many thanks (masha danki) for being such a friendly and respectful guest Dainan! The whole Poppy Hostel concept runs on travelers like yourself; keen to visit the island on a shoestring without sacrificing the local flavor that comes with staying in the center of Willemstad. Glad you chose us and thanks for extending your stay. What really impressed me was...

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I will compare to 2 other budget lodgings close to the touristy center (Punda). Poppy is a restored UNESCO home, where the owner rents 4 or 5 rooms. I like the location, but I'll get into the pros and cons below: LOCATION It's just a half-minute walk off the main drag that goes through Otrobanda. Carnaval passes through here this...

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Art K, Owner at Poppy Hostel Curacao, responded to this review

So nice to have you stay at Poppy for the end of the Carnival festivities and thanks for your comprehensive review of the hostel and Otrobanda in general. We aim to offer value to our guests in a historic home close to the city center, glad to read you experienced this. Creating a homely feel was always a priority, we...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Everything was perfect! Lilian, my host was super friendly, nice and accommodating. Poppy is great, quite near town (10 min walk) but far enough away from the other tourists that you get a feel for the real Willemstad and the locals. There's a beach in walking distant by one of the resorts, but I'm super happy i rented a car...

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Art K, Owner at Poppy Hostel Curacao, responded to this review

Hi Hattie, Yes Lilian is our Poppy Dushi (sweetheart)! Nice to hear you enjoyed Poppy and it's sweet-spot location. Renting a car is definitely recommended on Curacao and if you look around, it will not cost too much more than a night stay and parking is free! Just don't leave anything in the car, ever. Lilian and I are happy...

Liverpool
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a great time. Thanks to Lilian and her time. We'll situated in Otrabanda as we took the buses every day which is not very far. Shops around for food etc. We had a double room, WLAN worked fine and good. If you need to cook, everything is provided. Nice and safe neighborhood.

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Art K, Owner at Poppy Hostel Curacao, responded to this review

Happy to have you stay and proud to read that you had a good time at Poppy Hostel and Otrobanda! You've touched upon the most important aspects of what makes our locally flavored guest house such a pleasure to run. Our aim is to provide budget conscious guests a centrally located accommodation with most of the basic amenities of home....

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice small and quite simple hostel. The staff was very nice and helpful. Thanks again. The hostel is located quite close to the centre of Willemstad. Approx. 5 minutes by foot to floating bridge and a few minutes more to the city centre.

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Art K, Guest Relations Manager at Poppy Hostel Curacao, responded to this review

Danki Markus, Happy to read that you had a good time at Poppy and Otrobanda! Also thanks for booking directly via our official PoppyHostelCuracao site. Masha danki mes i bon-bini bek na Poppy! (Many thanks and welcome back to Poppy!) Cheers, Art

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The hostel was perfect for me. I was traveling solo. I could easily enjoy this hostel with a few friends or my girlfriend if we stayed there. Close walk to grocery store, the swinging old lady bridge and many other sights to see and great local food to eat. I saw Art, the man who runs the hostel, about the...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My wife (of 43 years) and I just spent a delightful 10 nights at Poppy Hostel. This was our first experience staying in a hostel. We stayed in the double room. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. The two shared bathrooms were modern and kept very clean. Poppy is located in a residential area of Otrabanda, within walking...

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Art K, Owner at Poppy Hostel Curacao, responded to this review

Thanks Papa-Fern. Poppy's and Otrobanda loved having you. My motto is to create low expectations of a good price and then exceed that with a great location and top service. Glad you enjoyed yourselves, my company and our rich history. Check out the novel ?Curacao and Colombus' lost treasure" its a novel written by a lady from NH. Its about...

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I gotta say that beyond the place itself, the great company and guidance offered by the owner was outstanding. The location is good, few blocks to get the main bridge of Curaçao. The place is clean and comfy. Thanks to the excellent advises of Art (the owner) we had a blast there.. Highly recommended place.

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Art K, Guest Relations Manager at Poppy Hostel Curacao, responded to this review

Thaks Diana, We aim to please and pleased your aim finding PoppyHostelCuracao .dot. com directly made the value weven better. All the best and come back some time. Cheers, Art

Bochum, Germany
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had a really great stay at the Poppy Hostel. It's located nearby the citycenter in a lesser touristic part of Otrobanda. But you'll get everything you need. Art ist friendly and helpful. Thank you!

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Hostel, built in 1904, has been renovated and restored to accommodate up to 7 guests. It boasts: high ceilings, wooden shuttered windows and doors. There are 4 single and 1 double room, a communal kitchen/dining-area and lounge, 2 large modern bathrooms and a covered porch in the back yard. The neighborhood is nearly 200 years old, with many houses on the street still classically styled. The street is on the traditional Carnival route. Poppy Hostel Curacao Hostel Prices, No Dorms ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poppy Hostel Curacao

Address: Mgr. Niewindtstraat, 20 | Otrobanda, Willemstad, Curacao (Formerly Poppy Kamers Curacao)
Region: Caribbean > Curacao > Willemstad
Price Range: €30 - €50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Poppy Hostel Curacao 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Master bedroom was very nice.”
artedalia, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I was in a single room. Perfect for one person 👌🏼”
590janiney, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The double bed is comfy”
rjhermo, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The biggest room faces the front of the street, for a quieter experience the smaller rooms towards the back may be a better bet.”
KitCat1211, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The queen sized room is large but gets very hot during the evenings. The 2 single beds room is cooler.”
Mrs_Weldon_The_Third, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
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