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Casa Loma Minca

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Minca Hill, Minca 470008, Colombia
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Ranked #1 of 7 Minca B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Barcelona, Spain
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

After climbing up the hill 10 sweatful minutes we we're really disappointed: the tree house was worse than the one my 15-year old neighbor built, very basic and rather expensive (70.000) for what you get. No privacy because 5 people are sleeping in hammocks just centimeters beneath you. The views are great and the staff nice, though. To sum it... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed at Casa Loma for 3 nights. The first 2 nights we had the mirador double room which was neat, clean and very nice. The last night we slept in hammocks which were also good, with lockers for each guest. One downfall about the hammock area (the one close to the common area) that it is right next to... More 

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Cartagena, Colombia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I went to Minca looking for a break a that's exactly what I found, especially at Casa Loma Minca. Though it can be difficult to get there (you have to hike about 200 steps), it's worth it because you will be in one of the highest place of town so you'll have one of the best views, fresh air during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

What a place! As I said, a jungle gem. Owned and run by the effervescent Jay and Annie, who know what a traveller wants and needs. I had a memorable stay, indulging in the great views, food and company. Back home, I simply miss it and the laughs we had. It's a short trip from the bright lights of Santa... More 

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

So relaxing could live there year round! We arrived in minca in the dead of night with a driver who didn't know where to go, the friendly people of the town directed us to a dirt road. Unsure at first by the half lit trail we followed the signs up the moutian packs and all. Be warned it is a... More 

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