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This is the best place that you could come across in Santa Marta with backpacker prices.La Guaca Hostel is found in a huge, remodeled mansion very close to the historic centre of Santa Marta. The hostel is located in a safe area of the city and is close to a variety of restaurants and shopping centres. Public transport to other parts of the city and surrounding areas is easily accessible. La Guaca boasts a pool (jacuzzi included), Restaurant-Bar speciality in Tapas and Cocktails, an open-air Lounge room amongst other socializing areas, hammocks, boardgames, computers, TV Room, a well-equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi and a variety of dorm rooms. These rooms are well-lit and extremely spacious and each one comes with private lockers, fans and an ensuite bathroom. Everyday we serve homemade typical Colombian breakfasts accompanied by the fresh juice of the day. We invite you to take refreshing dip in our pool and enjoy the Caribbean heat. We'll also help you organize and book any trips you are interested in, whether to the incredible beaches of Parque Tayrona, the magnificent Sierra Nevada and her mythical Lost City or more hidden destinations. Any information you need, we're happy to help you with! Whilst you explore the surroundings we'll happily take care of your luggage free of charge. Finally, here at La Guaca we're all about backpackers looking after other backpackers and providing a social space to enjoy each other's company! The guaca Hostel is located in a manor house near the historical center of Santa Marta (10 minute walk ) . The hostel is in a safe area of the city, well served by public transport and close to two major shopping centers: Ocean Mall and SAO / Olympic Mall. Enjoy our spacious kitchen , with everything you need to cook a good meal and share it with other travelers . Our hostel has spacious and comfortable different to share experiences or just have a good time chatting and social spaces. We invite you to freshen our pool jacuzzi to enjoy the Caribbean heat . While discovering the magnificent beaches of Tayrona Park and the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta with its mythical Lost City , store your luggage for free .
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Carrera 8b No. 27-75 District of Bavaria, Santa Marta 470001 Colombia
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Simon Bolivar Airport13 km
E Cortissoz Airport73 km
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The staff at the hostel are fantastic, specifically Liliana who was working on reception when we were stayed. One of my friends was unwell and Liliana organised for a doctor to come to the hostel, translated what the doctor said and then also organised for the pharmacy to drop
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The hostel is located just 8 min walking from the city center. We had a private double bed room. It was clean and very tidied up. The reception, particularly Lorena, was very helpful and friendly. I definitely recommend the hostel.
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I stayed here with my daughter for three nights. The hostel is in a good location, safe, clean and with the most helpful and kind staff (every one of them)! Daniel was especially engaging, speaking perfect English (and a couple other languages including Mandarin)! He just made
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We really enjoyed our stay at La Guaca. The room and bathroom were clean and we felt safe. It was a very laid back atmosphere and everyone at the receptionist desk were helpful! We had a problem with a driver (that was referred to us by a friend) and the person working the front
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I was staying 4 nights at la guaca hostel in santa marta. the team is very lovely and helpful. everybody speachs english which makes all much easier. we were also able to book tours out of the hostel. The dorms and the bathrooms are clean. the breakfast is fresh made and with
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Hola Angela, Gracias por interesarte en nuestros servicios. Por el momento solo ofrecemos menú para el desayuno, pero a nuestro al rededor hay muchos restaurantes que ofrecen variedad de comidas. Si tienes mas inquietudes no dudes en comunicarte con nosotros. Cordialmente, Staff La Guaca Hostel
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Tienen disponibilidad para el proximo finde de semana, 11 - 12 de diciembre?
Hola, por favor escribanos a nuestro correo con las fechas exacta y te mandamos una cotizacion y como consignar en una cuenta. Un cordial saludo
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"i think this place is generally quiet all evening and night!"
"Second floor was nice and quiet"
"Private room without airconditioning is great! Private room on the ground floor.. was not the best so I would request a different room."
"my room had no windows, so air circulation was limited - but every bed has it´s own ventilator"
"Take the room number 5. It is great ;)"
US$16 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ColombiaMagdalena DepartmentSanta Marta DistrictSanta Marta
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