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Hostal Le Papillon

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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Langport, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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120 reviews 120 reviews
52 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

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
18 reviews 18 reviews
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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78 reviews 78 reviews
73 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was the best price for a private room that I could find in the city. There were some things I liked about it: garden with the hammocks and outdoor tables were good, the kitchen was nice and spacious, the hangout room was nice - people seemed to feel at home and watched movies and such. Bathrooms were frequently cleaned.... More 

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

Hello, Thank For your review, just want to make a couple of things clear. Like you mentioned, the guests a lot of times feel like home in the hostel with its natural feel of the colonial style that exists here in town. Most of the time the spirit in the guesthouse is very calm but of course, sometimes arrive people... More 

Munich, Germany
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed in a double room for two nights. The room itself was nice, decent size, clean. The common area is spacious, too. Good selections of films, they also have a computer and the staff can book tours. The only thing to improve is the garden, which could be a bit nicer.

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Address: Calle 7 #8-28, San Gil 00, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Santander Department > San Gil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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