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Aluna Hostel B&B

Calle 21 No. 5-72 Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470004 Colombia
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#11 of 114 hostels in Santa Marta
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Bicycle rental
Boating
Children's television networks
Airport transportation
Body wrap
Wifi
Restaurant
Rooftop bar
Breakfast available
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Diving
Water sport equipment rentals
Aerobics offsite
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Car hire
Taxi service
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Solarium
Waxing services
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun deck
Sun terrace
Doorperson
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Microwave
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Calle 21 No. 5-72 Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470004 Colombia
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Aluna Hostel B&B
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Rob P wrote a review Jul 2022
Surbiton, United Kingdom41 contributions31 helpful votes
First of all - the staff are lovely. Wonderful kind people doing their best in difficult circumstances. It’s not at all as pictured or reviewed here and no way justifies the high reviews. It’s shabby, dirty and run down and smells pretty bad. The bathrooms are pretty disgusting and it’s infested with mosquitoes. Breakfast is nice but there are no options. Local area is shabby, smelly and a short walk from main area.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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sadeeyor wrote a review Mar 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom859 contributions64 helpful votes
When you are poorly, come here, beyond the cathedral. It's not a fancy hostel, but people will take care of you. Which happened to me after rampants diarrhoeoa. The girl fully made sure I was ok, mopped up my brown with no thing after from asks to call the hospital three times. I kept assuring her I was ok, as I crawled back to bed. I emerged weak. Just a ceviche wich processed the wrong way with vinegar. These things normally don't happen. When they did, she was concern. Next day, I was drained yet fine. Well, well enough to enjoy meeting my friend somewhere else in Colombia again. When you travel and inopportune things happen, that simple no fuss sure-you're-ok attitude is lovely.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Florent F wrote a review Jun 2019
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My girlfriend and I spent an excellent stay at Aluna Casa. We arrived at 5am in the morning and the staff was so nice to let us check in with no extra costs in the room. We enjoyed the common space and a very good breakfast run the morning. The staff is nice and helpful and we had a very nice talk with the owner Jim. We will definitely return there if we stay in Santa Marta. Perfect for couples or travellers wanting to rest and prepare for other expeditions !!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Kaarin S wrote a review May 2019
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This is a great hostel: super clean, quiet, nice decor and well located. Rooms are cleaned daily, free coffee is provided, and there is a nice terrace. We found the staff helpful and friendly. An excellent value and a place we highly recommend.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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RobinHood wrote a review Apr 2019
Dili, Timor-Leste85 contributions45 helpful votes
Loved my time here, super chilled out and a great place to base yourself in the city. It is close to everything you want, the beach, bars, restuarants and shops. It is nicely tucked away, just off the main street and maintains a surreal calm behind the tastefully done cafe and reception. The cafe/restaurant has great coffee and breakfast so you can plan your day in peace. The rooms are really clean and well maintained and overall you can tell the place has been very well thought out and designed. Looking forward to my next visit....
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Date of stay: March 2019
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ericaw3000 wrote a review Dec 2018
St. Albans, United Kingdom13 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed at Aluna for a couple of nights in September 2018. The hostel was basic but had everything we needed. The staff were friendly and helpful; they kindly stored our bags when we went to Tayrona NP and helped us organise a transfer to Cartegena, and even posted on some of our belongings that we left behind.The cafe was also great for breakfast.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Frances R wrote a review Sept 2018
77 contributions54 helpful votes
We stayed before going to Tayrona park. The staff were helpful when we asked about how to get there and had free maps. The accommodation was basic, with WiFi only on communal areas. Kitchen facilities available. We had booked a room with air con but got one with a fan that was good enough
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Justus V wrote a review Jul 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands31 contributions6 helpful votes
We experienced that there are a lot of party hostels in Santa Marta which are fun if you want to party but a pain if not. Therefore, we were glad about this place, since it is quiet. It does not have a typical hostel atmosphere since it is more like a guest house. The rooms are basic and mostly clean. A drawback is that the WiFi just works at the reception but not in the rooms.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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daustin12 wrote a review Mar 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia10 contributions1 helpful vote
Recent trip to Columbia included a stay in Santa Marta, which turned out to be the best part of the trip.Friends and I stayed at Aluna, a cozy hotel just a couple of blocks off of the water. Patrick (the owner) and his staff could not have been more friendly, hospitable and helpful. Their recommendations of what to do/see (and what not to do) were all excellent. They made this vacation one of the best i've had in a long time.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Georg S wrote a review Dec 2017
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This is an amazing place in Santa Marta! The hostel's rooms are super nice, clean, spacious and beds are really nice. Wifi might just work in common areas, but it was always fine for us. The staff is very friendly, funny and helpful! For the price definitely worth going there. The location is very good also My recommendation: go there if you want to feel home in Santa Marta
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Date of stay: November 2017
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PRICE RANGE
€13 - €17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Aluna Casa y Cafe
LOCATION
ColombiaMagdalena DepartmentSanta Marta MunicipalitySanta Marta
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aluna Hostel B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Aluna Hostel B&B?
Nearby attractions include La Cocoteria (0.3 km), El Watusi Poderoso (0.3 km), and Parque de Los Novios (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Aluna Hostel B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Aluna Hostel B&B?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Aluna Hostel B&B?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aluna Hostel B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Porthos Steakhouse & Pub Santa Marta, Artesanal Restobar, and Bohemian Brd.
Does Aluna Hostel B&B have airport transportation?
Yes, Aluna Hostel B&B offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aluna Hostel B&B?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Aluna Hostel B&B?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Aluna Hostel B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Paseo El Camellón (0.09 km), Centro Historico de Santa Marta (0.5 km), and Alcaldia de Santa Marta (5.0 km).