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Casa Loma Minca

Certificate of Excellence
Minca Hill, Minca 470008, Colombia
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Casa Loma Minca
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Ranked #1 of 9 Minca B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Que maravilloso lugar para desconectarse del mundo! Vas a estar muy en contacto con la naturaleza y los servicios son cómodos y la comida sana y rica. La subida por las escaleras es algo desafiante pero la impresionante vista lo vale! What a wonderful place to disconnect yourself from the planet! You'll be in touch with nature, the facilities are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: -Easy to find: the website even has immaculate step by step directions on its website all the way from the Santa Marta airport. -Stunning views -Cheap (50mil pesos for 2 nights in a hammock- just over $20 USD -No internet/wifi- helps with the hippie/outdoorsy vibe -Everyone there had to put in the effort to get there, so it's a... More 

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Worcester, MA
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, first thing: Yes, you have to walk up a steep hill with a lot of steps to reach Casa Loma. You will probably being gasping and sweating when you get up there, but, hey, just turn around and look at the view you just earned. It only takes, maybe, ten minutes and just go slow if you're a little... More 

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I met Jay in Popanyan Colombia en he gave me his card for Casa Loma. I was curious and after a not so good stay in Casa De Elemento I felt realy happy to be in Casa Loma. What i liked the most is that i felt realy close to nature. The staff was super friendly and offerd me directly... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It takes a serious effort to get here, it's no fun to climb up the endless stairs with a backpack on the back and front in the vaporizing heat. I límited this climb to 1 time a day. However, the place is cool. Imagine some hippie fairytale-forest without wifi & hot showers, with campfires, guitar and djembe music and staff... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I never judge any place in saying it was good or bad, cheap or expensive. The value counts. And the main reason I joined Tripadvisor was when I read all the fantastic reviews of Casa Loma. I just don't get it. The other reason is their web-page, for me it's not only exaggerating... it is lying into your guests faces,... More 

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Jay S, Owner at Casa Loma Minca, responded to this review

We are sorry that your visit to Casa Loma did not meet your expectations. We thank you for your feedback and for choosing us in the first place. We feel the need to respond to some of your points so that we can inform you what we have done but also so that other travelers can have a balanced view.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed in El Mirador private room. Great views from the private balcony and the hostel grounds. Fabulous sunset. Great vegetarian cooking. One of our tastiest meals in Colombia. Breakfast is also very good and different (you need to pay for breakfast) No guest kitchen. Noise and chatter carries through the hostel though so if people are downstairs having early... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I spent a night at Casa Lola in a single room. The room was basic but clean. The reason for the 5 starts are friendly staff, great views, good breakfast and relaxing vibe there. The sunset that night was amazing and worth the walk up.

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Montreal, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

To get to this hostel, you have to go up the hill for about 15 minutes, but when you get to the top and catch your breath, the view will make it worth it! We got the El Mirador room, which is the "Presidential Room" of the place. A double bed room, with a little lounge terrasse which gives the... More 

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Langport, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We loved this hostel, it has a great design and amazing views. There is a steep climb to the top which can be tiring especially in the heat, however this is not much of a downside as once you get up there it is well worth it. We stayed in a tent with amazing views of the mountains. It has... More 

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