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Casa Viena

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for three nights in Casa Viena on our recent trip through Cartagena. It's brilliantly located and a lot cheaper than all the other hostels locally. The rooms and bathrooms are clean and it has a reasonable kitchen. The social area is really small and awkward, and as such the hostel has no atmosphere- it would have been nice...

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed twice there. First time was ok, the second time was terrible! We were suddenly asked to pay more than booking confirmation because of the city tax. We told them that the city tax is only paid when a tourists stay more than 30 days, otherwise they have absolutely no rights to require this money from you. We googled...

Thank Tomas H
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Firstly they had no record of our booking even though we had communicated with them over email but we did eventually get that sorted. Got to room and there was a cockroach but hey, its the tropics, it happens. Within an hour we had another cockroach and a mouse/rat. Our room was beside a drain and since we had all...

Thank Caílte R
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Big but dark rooms, no window in the bathroom. You can hear a lot of noise coming up from the street in the early morning. The hostel offers laundry service and they run a little travel agency. On the first floor you can find a common room and on the roof there's a fridge where you can keep some food...

Thank Zil-wee
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have decided to move to Cartagena and needed a place to stay until I find permanent accomodation. I stayed in Casa Viena for 5 nights and I already felt like home! All the staff members are extremely friendly, the rooms, bathrooms and kitchen are always kept clean. The location is perfect, plenty of cheap restaurants, shops, bars and clubs...

1Thank Elmerita
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stayed for one week in a private room. Location is great, close to a nice plaza, good cafés and restaurants, huge supermarkets and the old town. Staff were friendly, especially the owner who is on the desk during the day, who was very helpful. Bathrooms are kept very clean. Comfortable lounge area with couches, as well as 'café' room...

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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a dorm room. Although prices are a bit cheaper than others hostels, clearly the reviews show why. The dorm room is not that clean. Its 30 degrees in cartegena and when asking about the aircon, a staff member came and checked out the air conditioning and after saying, "one moment", went back to reception, which is just outside...

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Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We paid the first night, so we stayed there, ONLY for this first night and run away. The only positive comment is about the nice staff. It is located in a very noisy neighbourhood. The lobby and the kitchen are Super tiny. The stairs are very dangerous to climb up and get down with your luggage! Very cheap compared to...

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The people who work there don't really speak English and they were not overly friendly. Also, while I was there, there were mosquitos everywhere inside the hostel. I got so many bites. The hostel did not have an overly social atmosphere. The location was good and the rooms were clean and spacious.

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We stayed in Casa Viena 2x three days during our travelling in Colombia. The place has excellent location, very safe and the private room with the bathroom is really comfortable. You have all day long coffee in the lounge, wifi, air-condition in the rooms. We felt safe and relaxed here. I can highly recommend this place to all travellers.

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Casa Viena is a very warm and peaceful hostel ... With a staff ready to help you in whatever it takes to give you a pleasant stay in our hostel, accompanied by information, guidance, organization and tourist advice .. We have private rooms and dormitories with air conditioned We are in the coolest area of Cartagena (Getsemani), strategically close to everything ... Walking you can reach all the interesting places, walk for streets and enjoy the happiness of his people is the most interesting Casa Viena offers a wifi, coffee during the day, safety boxes in the rooms, internet, book exchange / guidebooks, kitchen laundry services, lugagge store..Also we provide you all the services and facilities about what you can do in the city and in Colombia (tours, transport, information and advice on trips and excursions to San Blas / Panama. .. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Viena

Address: Calle 30 53, Cartagena 130014, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: €10 - €43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Rooms at the back of the building are furthest from the street”
ca_lter2016, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“first floor, facing the street, all rooms inside are close to the terrace and therefor may be a little louder”
dominikvogelgsang, 10 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I did an 8 room mixed dorm with a shared bathroom and it was absolutely fine. I don't know what the other rooms are like.”
197marthab, 10 May 2015 | Read review
“Dorms have air on, privates have fans. Take the aircon!”
RachaelAaron, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The room overlooking the avenue with a balcony is super cool, but a little noisy and far from the bathrooms.”
WobblyHeadedDave, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
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