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La Tortuga Hostel

Calle 9 # 3 - 116, Taganga 470007, Colombia
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  • Location
    4 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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Caraz, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not much in Taganga to begin with, but La Tortuga looked like it once was the happening place to be. We stay one night because we couldnt do another. The room was extremely hot with only one mounted wall fan for 6 people. I ended up sleeping outside in a hammock because of the heat. The party on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I had an amazing time at this hostel. The owner Mona is fabulous, really friendly and helpful going out of her way to speak to and have fun with the guests. The hostel is really chilled, a place where you can relax and but also has a great bar! The rooms are clean and comfortable and there is a pool... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Of all the hostels in Taganga this is the best hostel! There is a really cool roof top bar where you can always find good company. Totally clean. Two lovely turtles roaming around the back yard.. nice pool. Definitely recommend it!

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

La tortuga is a fantastical hostel! Sean and Guido are amazng barmen who make the bar the best part! The hostel is just by the beach and has twp resedent tortoises which make the place! Stay here for the best fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

The hostel is really cool and the bartenders Guido and Sean give the place a great atmosphere. There's a pool, deck chairs, actual tortoises and it has an amazing roof top bar that looks over the bay, and it has hammocks to watch sun set. I'm going to stay here the next time I'm fortunate enough to come back to... More

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Dublin
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Great bar with hot barmen! Keep an eye out for Sean and Guido! The rest of the hostel is great too, with a pool and a surprisingly nice coffee and crackers breakfast included. Lovely helpful staff and lots of local info. If you like a lively hostel, but without anyone pushing you to party, or if you want to stay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Lots of fun, great location. An awesome hostel. The staff are lots of fun, especially Guido and Sean!!! I'd you stay in Taganga, please stay in La Tortuga. Plus you hqve 2 turtles walking around, bonus!

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Medellin, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The hostel is nice and clean with a cool bar on the top floor. The staff are very helpful. We stayed for three nights and I would definitely reccomend this hostel to my friends travelling in Colombia.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Staff very friendly and helpful. They have a pool that is around 10/15 sq metres, not massive but very useful on those hot days. Clean comfy rooms (although not huge), nice open tv room and kitchen and a nice bar and chill out area on the roof. Not close to the centre but taganga is small and you can walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

La Tortuga has a great vibe, especially in the bar. Nice with the bar on the 3rd floor, so it's possible to both party and sleep. Great staff, they are friendly and like to help if you need it. Good location as well. Cheap and the beds are good. Can't complain about anything.

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Address: Calle 9 # 3 - 116, Taganga 470007, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Taganga
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