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Calle 6 # 7- 42, Villa de Leyva 154001 Colombia
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#40 of 142 in Villa de Leyva
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In the Family Host World we present you a home away from home with great atmosphere to help you to enjoy your time in Villa de Leyva We are located at only 4 blocks from the bus terminal in a quiet residential area to avoid the noise and the dust from the traffic, but close enough to have an easy access to everything that the town has to offer, its gastronomic places and beautiful architecture. As soon as you enter our hostel you can feel the family-like warm and peaceful atmosphere. We have only 2 private rooms, one 4 beds dorm, one 3 beds dorms so we keep a familial ambient. We have a little local store close to the house, 2 blocks from house you would find a supermarket, bakeries, drugstore and the numerous cafes. The main square (Plaza Mayor) is within the 15 minutes walk. the rooms are decorated in a hippy chic style. We have a nice patio with tables, chairs and a hammock where you can relax or have a chat with fellow travellers. We have a living room with a sofa and chairs,, free WiFi, kitchen and hot shower. our services: *free drinkable water *free coffee in the morning *free juice *free pasta on mondays *tuesday: colombian food *wednesday: tejo (tipical colombian game) *friday: barbecue #ELPARCHEDELAVILLA 4 HOSTELS JOINED TO HELP YOU ENJOY A MAXIMUM VILLA DE LEYVA THIS SERVICE IS CLOSED ) *kitcken full equipped +BREAKFAST OPTIONAL . ...GOURMET/10K BIKE RENT Host World Policies & Conditions: Check-in time from 15:00 to 22:00 Check-out time before 00:00 Payment types: cash-credit card Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. General: Reception time hour from 07:30 am to 21:00 No curfew.
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Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Paid public parking nearby
Street parking
Wifi
Outdoor dining area
Hiking
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Housekeeping
Private balcony
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Complimentary toiletries
Microwave
Minibar
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Taylor K wrote a review Jan 2020
Ottawa, Canada110 contributions33 helpful votes
This is a very small hostel with friendly staff, a comfortable common area, and a small communal kitchen. It is located about a 5-minute walk from the main square and just a few hundred meters from the bus station. It is one of the cheapest options in Villa De Leyva, and I would highly recommend this hostel to any budget traveler.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Claudia K wrote a review Feb 2018
Berlin, Germany15 contributions3 helpful votes
I’ve stayed two nights at the hostel in a 4 dorm bed. The room was very small for 4 beds and backpacks. Not enough lockers were in the room for everyone (some more lockers were downstairs in the common area). Couldn’t open the window to get some fresh air in due to beds in front of it. Breakfast was included - cereal and yoghurt and two crackers or an egg and two crackers. I found the woman who checked me in and was preparing breakfast not very friendly. In general I had the feeling they were quite bothered when people asked them things. She was not the owner though. Limited English which is fine though. WiFi worked for me only downstairs in the common areas, but that could have been my phone. It’s a cheap place, but girls I’ve met got a double room around the corner for less money and the place was almost a hotel and super clean and newish. I think for the money you could find nicer places.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled
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Kikoenmexico wrote a review Feb 2018
Courtenay, Canada398 contributions215 helpful votes
I have just read some of the last reviews and wonder if it was the same place. It is a hostel- not a 5 star hotel. While I was there, it was very quiet with lots of nice considerate people. Lilian (the owner) had a women working there with her since she has the hostel and other rental places nearby. For hostel standards, it was clean, everything worked and it was in a quiet location a short walk from the center of town. One night, Lilian put on a free pasta dinner for everyone staying there and tried to convince us all to speak Spanish during the dinner. It was great. Gracias Lilan
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled
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Ana R wrote a review Jan 2018
Bogota, Colombia58 contributions11 helpful votes
The first thing we saw the night we arrived there was a big mouse in the kitchen on the fridge. The cleanliness is terrible the tend we stayed in was not clean and there are cockroaches. The mattress was very very dirty. The staff is friendly but they allow loud and music so you can't rest at all. The price compared with the quality is expensive.
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Travelled
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sasmulder wrote a review Nov 2017
22 contributions8 helpful votes
Honestly, I wouldn't really recommend this hostel. I stayed there one night. The bathroom wasn't really clean during the time I was there. The kitchen didn't really appeal to me to use it. And there were quite some signs everywhere telling me that check-out was at 12.30. So I made sure that I was there before 12. But no one was there. I waited for little over an hour. Then I just left my key on the counter with a note and took my deposit from behind the counter. Made me feel quite uncomfortable.
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Travelled
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Mark A wrote a review Jun 2017
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As I worked in Hotels and Hostals all my life I can easily say this staff NEEDS SOME MANAGEMENT CLASS The first point for a hostel or a hotel is to provide a decent sleep first and nice friendly atmosphere . Ok that said , could not sleep because of the constant loud music … BASS who puts a loud bass boomer blaster in the courtyard … I arrived loud music … Than I woke up because they do not know that when u plug your phone if the level is high than blasting music came out at 8AM … made the same error every morning …ALL DAY AND NIGHT LOUD NOISE can’t read can’t concentrate … It looks they made this hostal more for the love of money than for the love of traveling they know nothing about managing and making a nice place they literally ruined my stay in villa de leyba which is a beautiful place by the way lots of nature lots of trekking and activities … Heard a lot of other customer leaving before they had for the same reasons …
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Date of stay: June 2017
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Martine V wrote a review Jun 2017
18 contributions14 helpful votes
worst hostel and worst staff if you want to visit villa de leyba do not go there cannot sleep TOO MUCH NOISE and music … what a way to enjoy nature … could not get a minute of sleep horrible horrible idea going there … With the amount of choice u have I would recommend anything is better than this one. NOT PEACEFULL NOT CALM no sleep
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Date of stay: June 2017Trip type: Travelled
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Leo E wrote a review Jun 2017
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Small ROom small backgarden ok but just loud blasting music afternoon and night. It is far away from the center no shop no restaurant around. Close to the terminal . this hostal will ruin your trip to villa de leyba.
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Date of stay: June 2017
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Itchy-Feet wrote a review Apr 2017
Aarau, Switzerland644 contributions105 helpful votes
We stayed two nights in a triple room. When we arrived it looked more as a building site than a nice hostel (they were painting) but everything was cleaned up until the evening. The room was basic but good, the bathroom was clean and provided hot water. The kitchen was not very clean and provides basic equipment only. Ok for what you pay for.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Travelled
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amy_maisonette wrote a review Mar 2017
Berlin, Germany10 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed in the dorm for a few nights. The rooms are a little squished, but for the price, location and friendly atmosphere - no complaints! There are big wooden boxes to keep your things in (bring a padlock). There's a kitchen with a water filter (fantastic) and a small back garden with a few hammocks and chairs etc. Even options for sleeping in a few tents out back, too. We even bumped in to Robert the mural painter in cartagena!
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Date of stay: February 2017Trip type: Travelled
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US$11 - US$15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Family Host World Villa De Leyva
LOCATION
ColombiaBoyaca DepartmentVilla de Leyva
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Family Host Villa de Leyva
Which popular attractions are close to Family Host Villa de Leyva?
Nearby attractions include FIBAS Jardin de Desierto (0.3 km), Pozos Azules (0.3 km), and Parque del Avion (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Family Host Villa de Leyva?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, laundry service, and breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Family Host Villa de Leyva?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Family Host Villa de Leyva?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Family Host Villa de Leyva?
Yes, free public parking nearby, paid public parking nearby, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Family Host Villa de Leyva?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante El Coco Tierra y Mar, Rosa Cremosa, and La Oliva Y La Luna.
Is Family Host Villa de Leyva located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Villa de Leyva.
Are pets allowed at Family Host Villa de Leyva?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Family Host Villa de Leyva?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Family Host Villa de Leyva?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Claustro e Igreja de San Agustín - Instituto von Humboldt (0.5 km), Alcaldía Villa de Leyva (1.2 km), and Casa del Primer Congreso de las Províncias Unidas (1.2 km).
Does Family Host Villa de Leyva have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.