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Hostal Le Papillon

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Calle 7 #8-28, San Gil 00, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Medellin, Colombia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hostal is a quiet place to drop your bag and pass a wonderful stay in santerders!!!! It had a great location close to town ,the bedrooms are really nice and clean as all the hostal , a super kitchen is at your disposition all the time ,and the garden are a peacefull place to relax in the hamoc !the... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place is great for a backpacker looking to meet other backpackers, or relax. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the owner is fantastic and friendly. The coffee is REAL which is amazing for Colombia, and when I was there, the owner had made bread that we could have. The setup is lovely, bright and sunny, and there is... More 

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Langport, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a comfortable stay here, the rooms are basic but reasonably priced. The kitchen facilities are good and you get free coffee all day. The downside is this hostel is on a steep hill so this can be a bit of a nightmare at times (especially when you forget things and have to go all the way back) the... More 

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hostallepapillon, Gerente at Hostal Le Papillon, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review, about the hill, San Gil is a very steep town and we are in one typical street, and for that reason at only 5 blocks of the centre it's very quiet, no noise from the town. I'm from the french part of Switzerland and my native language is french so i thing is natural... More 

Thessaloniki, Greece
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Excellent hostel. Knowledgeable, relaxed and helpful owners who live in the place. This means there's always someone around if you have questions, AND they have the best kitchen (and I mean that) I have found in any hostel around the world. + Kitchen with professional 6-pit stove, working oven, blender, pyrex dishes which means you can cook oven dishes (lasagna,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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52 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

At the age of 35 - almost 36 - I had never slept in a hostel before. I guess one could say I had a privileged lifestyle or I simply wasn't into the whole concept. As a matter of fact we got a private room, with shared bathroom. That is as far as I would go. The experience wasn't traumatic... More 

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hostallepapillon, Propietario at Hostal Le Papillon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, i just want to make it clear that the rooms do have Windows that open to the "patio" like in the old typical colonial houses in South america. If you watch the pictures that appaear in the site you can see it clearely, so if you like what you see, you will like our hostel. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We spent very good time in this hostal. Sylvain know the good place to visit. He also came with us for a bike trip in the canion to show us the best way to go inside. Also the best kitchen we found in colombia We also

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I loved my stay at Le Papillon, all 9 days. The price is just right, it is not too far from things, it is clean, the kitchen is very well equpied (i.e. oven, blender, cheese grater, you name it) I was able to recieve all the information I needed from the hospitable owners. The vibe was just really good, super... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Have just left this place and really enjoyed our stay. The staff gave us lots of useful information and helped us with bus reservations. The place was very clean, including the kitchen which we enjoyed using. The computer and TV are a great touch for guests. One minor issue was that although we had a private room it was still... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I cannot recommend this hostel enough! We spent five nights here in a double private room. Besides being the cheapest in San Gil, it was very nice, clean and there was a fan to keep it cool. The bathrooms are shared but they are kept clean and there is a shower that has good water pressure and hot water. There... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This place is very friendly with a spacious common area and a very nice garden in the backyard with hammocks and chairs. The kitchen is clean and very practical to cook your own dinner. As noted in previous reviews, the rooms are next to the common area, but we had no problem at all regarding noise during our stay (even... More 

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