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The Dreamer Hostel

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whereas Santa Marta isn't the nicest of cities, The Dreamer Hostel is definitely a nice get away from the buz of the city. A little out of the center, but close to the Exito and a shopping mall, it's perfect for a few days of relaxing as it has a nice pool and, when I was there, also a nice...

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Stromboli, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As usual when recommended on lonely planet, too much money and popularity make quality go down. I was undecided if stay in central Santa Marta or go to Mamatoco and decided to go so far from the city because recommended. I called 3 days before knowing that it would have been crowded and booked a room ( around 40€). The...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is relaxed and nice if you want to chill at your hostel but really far out of santa marta. Also we found the staff a bit weird, sometimes helpful but also not really thoughtful or helping you if you want more information. They answer your questions but don't give other or more information. They have there own kitchen/restaurant...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The dreamer is a very nice hostal, the pool is very cool, the people from the front desk are amazing, super helpful, if you have the plan to visit tayrona park, or minca or lost city, the hostal is very convenience because it is located almost at the exit of santa marta, they have a nice mall 3 blocks away...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Dreamer hostel is an awesome place to stay, very easy to meet people and the layout is set like a resort with a swimming pool to chill out in the middle. The bar area has a pool table which is great fun, they organise games here. Staff are very friendly and helpful in checking in and organising where to...

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel is located a bit out of the city of Santa Marta, which is perfect for trips to Tayrona park. Since temperatures are often quite high in Santa Marta, all rooms are equiped with a ventilator, some are airconditioned. Given the high temperatures in Sta Marta, I would definitely recommend An airconditioned room. Breakfast is provided for a supplemental...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private ensuite with air con which was really nice, a little pricey for a hostel but everything else was super convenient. Right by the bus stop for Tayrona and easy to arrange a shuttle to Cartagena. The bar shuts at bang on 12 which is good if you want to sleep and you can always go...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place! The facilities are safe secure and lots of fun. Plenty of places to chill or a great spot to party and make friends in between tours of the region. The staff are amazing and always available to assist in organising treks and tours. Rooms and dorms are perfect and are super clean, also offering AC in...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed in The Dreamer Hostel mid March during my backpacking journey through Colombia. It was the best hostel I stayed in throughout the whole of Colombia. It was a really relaxed atmosphere with good food and nice people. The best thing was the pool in the middle of the hostel. The whole hostel was designed around it as a...

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at The Dreamer four times in September, for a total of about 8 nights. While it's true that Santa Marta is perfectly located for accessing the Caribbean Coast, we found that The Dreamer deserved soooo much credit for making our travel on the area as enjoyable as it was. The Dreamer is perfectly located for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dreamer bring to Santa Marta a new concept in QUALITY BUDGET ACCOMODATIONS, here you can indulge in a bit of luxory at backpackers rates.Escape from the caribbean hot enjoying our big swimming pool, hammocks and garden, available guest kitchen, TV lounge, Bar and Italian Restaurant...Our Vibe is relaxed.The hostel is located in a strategic position just outside the crowded city center but on the way to the Tayrona park,Minca,Taganga and Rodadero. Bus Station is three minutes ride away and in the immediate area you'll find supermarkets,Cinema,ATM etc travellers from all walks of life are welcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dreamer Hostel

Address: cr 51, 26D-161 (diagonal 32) Los Trupillos de Mamatoco, Santa Marta 5, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: €10 - €53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for the 4 bed dorm with ac !”
 of 5 bubbles U8023COdanielc, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The hostel has a pool”
 of 5 bubbles 332pauletter, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The hacienda arrangement of rooms around the pool would seem to make each a good choice, depending on room rates, of course.”
 of 5 bubbles AfricaAtNewYears, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get air con or a private room”
 of 5 bubbles Greenfingers77, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms have many options - A/C v. fan, king bed v. queen and a twin.”
 of 5 bubbles 164pamelab, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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