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Chill House Backpackers Hostel

Calle de la Tablada # 7 - 12 | Plaza Fernando de Madrd, Cartagena, Colombia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed with 2 friends a couple of months ago and we had a great time. There are good restaurants around and fresh juices everywhere ! Even though the place was a bit loud, the people at the hostel were so friendly. I might be back sometime.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel sorry for the super sweet girls who run or at least work in the hostel because they were very nice and friendly, but it was the worst place I slept in in one month Colombia. The reason: THE BATHROOM. I think we had to share it with 20 but at least 15 people and only after cleaning it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure why they choose to use the word "chill" in the name considering that the staff play banging reggaeton all the time that's so loud it's impossible to talk in the hostel's below par common areas. The location is excellent, though - right in the thick of Cartagena's main attractions, and some of the staff are very friendly and... More 

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Neerpelt
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had a reservation, we payed the room in advance and half an hour later we heard that there was no place for us. We had to look for a solution while they made a mistake. We' d better checked out Tripadvisor before, because there are more problems in that hostel when we read the recommandations of other backpackers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The place is too near of the beach. Nice peolple and baths but the beds can be kind of dangerous cuz there arent enough tables on its. There are several stores and parks and bars near of it too. Recomended.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Don't stay at this place. They lied to us and threw us out enforced by three bribed policemen. Here's the story: We had spent a horrible night with music extremely loud till 2am. It continued after 2am but less until 5am. We asked if we could turn the music down at 1am which was okay, but it went up again... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

In 3 months in South America no hostel staff have been ruder than the ones at Chill House. A smile really would be too much to ask. The hostel itself is very very basic but a good location. The maps they provide are terrible and they only try to speak English when it suits them. Do not book tours through... More 

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Clovis, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

For some reason this hostel is constantly recommended in the guidebooks and online. It's quite small, we stayed in a 5 bed room dorm and there wasn't any space on the floor to even put our things. Very cramped and crowded feel. There are only two bathrooms and one of them is located in another dorm which apparently anyone can... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This place is below average considering its location and price tag. I agree with other post's. I stayed in a single private room for 80,000 and the wall next to the bed had brownish stains on it and the bathroom was also really dirty. The place is old which is fine , but cleanliness is really something that should be... More 

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Munich, Germany
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at the Chill House. Luckily, we booked the 6 bed dorm with an ensuite bathroom, which had a balcony and a fan. There are only 2 bathrooms in the whole place (incl the one in the dorm) so this was a plus. The other dorm seemed incredibly hot and stuffy as it didnt have any... More 

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Address: Calle de la Tablada # 7 - 12 | Plaza Fernando de Madrd, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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