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La Tortuga Hostel

Calle 9 # 3 - 116, Taganga 470007, Colombia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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vancouver bc canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, great breezy location! Not terribly well done; laundry drying on dining tables, dirty kitchen, and this is definitely NOT A NON smoking hostel!! The roof bar is very noisy til late. We were in an upper floor room and had to ask 3 times at11pm to turn it down. There are no towels provided, and the bed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 7 nights here over New Years, the roof top bar has the most beautiful view and the bartender will make you piss your pants laughing. Staff are very friendly, you can party harder than an Irishman on st paddys day and they are still all smiles. Bit of a walk, nothing major. Do it

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I stayed for 4 nights in January and was impressed by the hostel. Clean bedrooms plenty of space to chill by the pool and a cracking view from their Bar. I would stay here again. Thank you Monica and Mr. Marley for a nice stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

When I arrived the hostel looked so awesome. Then I took turns for the WORST!!! Pros: A pool a bar and great views, able to accommodate changing travel dates! Con: -cramped rooms ( if you have bags it's tight). -Wifi only works on half the building -The free computer is awkwardly next to the respetionist (arms reach) so they see... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had a great experience here, only ending up staying 2 nights after booking in for 3, as we wanted to stay at our dive school overnight. The staff were accomodating and very helpful, and the rooms and bathrooms were clean however our room on the ground floor had a window that didn't open which didn't help the hot nights... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The pictures look nice, but it feels like after building the hostel the owners didn't put any effort into the hostel to keep the standard high. You could definitely get a lot more out of this nice wooden building and the nice location in this lovely little village. Maybe it was due to off-season (were there in October), but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed here for a few days. Staff was kind and made us feel welcomed. Walk to the beach was a little bit of a walk but still worth the price. Had a great time here and would recommend to anyone who is on a budget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This hostel was one of my favourite places to stay in South America! The staff were friendly and helpful. The bar upstairs is great, one of the best views of Taganga and sunrise you will find. It's a little walk to town, but Taganga is tiny, so no problems. The pool is a win, definitely great to cool off. There's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The hostel is very nice, as is the stuff! They even helped me to get back my lost mobile phone. Garden with pool, clean kitchen, big beds, great roof top bar, with hammocks. It is about 5 minutes to walk to the beach

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Enjoyed this hostel, good wifi, lots of areas to hang out in, good laundry, staff are helpful, hammocks, pool. Met some cool people there, quite a big hostel but very friendly and they have turtles!! Dorms don't have a lot of room to put your stuff unfortunately and there are hostels heaps closer to the action down on the beach,... More 

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Address: Calle 9 # 3 - 116, Taganga 470007, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Taganga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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