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Hostal Le Papillon

Calle 7 #8-28, San Gil 00, Colombia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
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
26 helpful votes 26 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Basic room with comfy bed and good value for money. Would have been 4 star rating if not for the host. Typically french, we found dealing with him uncomfortable and slightly condescending. Not sure why but he didn't seem to like us and we did not feel welcome. I would recommend you can speak Spanish or French if you stay... More

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

Hi there, It's quite a big surprise to read you commentary and the bad punctuation you gave us. Especially after seeing you always looking very happy here, after you spent three days here instead of the two you were planning on when you first got to the hostel and after we kept your luggage the last day in order for... More

Rennes, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It's a very nice hostel. The owners are very friendly !!! Sometimes they even cook something for you and they always provide some very nice coffee :-) We had very good time there. Thanks and see you next time !

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Columbia, Missouri
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The dormitory was clean, the entire staff is incredibly friendly, wonderfully relaxing garden, the kitchen fully supplied and big enough for a few people to cook at the same time. Everyone is really respectful and met some wonderful folk here. Cheers!

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

For us this was a bit of a disappointment, reviews were very positive but we had a bit of a different experience. We stayed in a private room (shared bathroom) and it was noisy (even though the place is quite calm) and overall the place was not as clean as was expected. On the other hand, the staff was very... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

A great and laid back Hostel in San Gil at excellent value. Take a taxi there if you have large bags since it's up a steep hill! Double room was decent sized and very clean with places to hang stuff and shelves plus a big comfy sofa seat and fan. Our room had a window on to the enclosed courtyard... More

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Address: Calle 7 #8-28, San Gil 00, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Santander Department > San Gil
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Number of rooms: 5
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