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Lake View Hostel

Cra 22 #29B-29 | Patio de Los Patos, Guatape, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Medellin, Colombia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i went to guatape for a day and ended up staying for a week.The town itself is def worth at least 4 - 7 nights because there is so much to do there and is stunning.Has a big lake with a huge rock called el peñol.We went to some waterfalls,mountin biked down to a town called san rafael,fished,swam in the... More

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Carlinville, IL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just love this hostel. The owner is available and ready to give you traveling tips. The hostel is well integrated into local culture. What marks this hostel one of the best, is not only comfort, but the welcoming feel of the place. I had my best hosteling experience here; and this over Medellín and Bogotá.

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SeaTac, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed here Sept 12-15. The new hostel location is about a 5-10 minute walk from the town square, so nicely situated. The boyfriend and I stayed in a private room with bath, and I have to say the room was very nice and the shower was truly amazing. It rained quite a bit one day and we had no... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed here 2 days ago and it was the worst hostel so far. We arrived in the afternoon when we heard that our room that we reserved was allready taken so we ended up with 2 friends in a 4-bed dorm. We found out that there was only freezing cold water in the private bathrooms because they run on... More

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Maroochydore, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We came to the Lake View Hostel for 4 days and stayed for two weeks after falling in love with the quaint village of Guatape and the Hostel. After travelling the Americas for 18 months this is one of our all time favourite hostels. The hostel is brand new (still in the process of being built), the private rooms are... More

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

The amazing staff that were so helpful and informed. The hostel is set in a beautiful area with loads to see and do, hikes, waterfalls, paintball, fishing... Just to name a few. Don't just come for the day, come for 4 or 5 or a week or more!

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Oaxaca, Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The best Hostal we have stayed in in a long while. Very nice Hostal with a homely feel. Great views out over the lake see away from the main lakefront street. Very peaceful place with everything you need. The Hostal is still under construction but has dorms, private rooms, a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, chill out area with TV... More

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Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We found this place on our way to another hostel, it looked brand new and the prices were very competitive. The kitchen is fully decked out with many pots and pans and always kept clean. The place was very clean, the staff really helpful and friendly, didn't get up to much because the hostel was so relaxing, enjoyed sitting on... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Lake Guatape is an amazing place often being rushed on day trips from Medellin. If headed to the lake, Stay a few nights, at Lake view hostel! The place is great and the super cool owners Greg and Nick will tell you all about the great activities there are to do! Also the volunteers there were super awesome as well!

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Homer, Alaska, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Few cities are as good to look at as they are to look from, and Guatape is one. The Lake View Hostel is the best traveler's spot. They can hook you up for waterfall hikes, fishing, kayaking, waterparks, language classes, beers and great company. You can even get a place to stay. These guys have it dialed in and can... More

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Address: Cra 22 #29B-29 | Patio de Los Patos, Guatape, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Guatape
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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