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El Viajero Cartagena Hostel

Calle 7 Infantes 9-45, Cartagena 130018, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at El Viajero for two nights in April with my boyfriend during our trip to Cartagena. We had been travelling for 4 months when we stayed here and had stayed in loads of different hostels so had plenty to compare our experience to. We were really disappointed with our stay for a few reasons. 1. Overpriced rooms -... More 

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Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I met some nice travelers here.The rooms were nice and the beds very comfortable.I would recommend this hostel any time.They replied to my emails promptly and had no problems leaving my backpack behind for a few hours.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my friend stayed in a private room in this hostel, it was clean and had air con. The bar and patio area was a fab place to meet other travellers, we made friends quickly and had people to go out with, They also have salsa classes and movie nights so even if you travel by yourself you can... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights, and the staff was generally friendly, around was nice, but the price was quite expensive. I would stay again in this hostel. ...........................................................................

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stayed at this hostel while backpacking in the Colombian Caribbean Coast. This hostel is located in the town centre. Walking distance to all the interesting places of this amazing city. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. They give maps and advice where to go and what to see. Also, they help if you need to book transfers to... More 

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Auburn ME
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I stayed here two nights upon arriving in Cartagena..and my last night before flying out. Its a good spot for a reliable affordable stay. Some of the staff are rather quiet, and some are great- like everywhere. I got all the information I needed...enjoyed the large kitchen area and bar. It is sort of open and flows so it is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Ok so it started off well. Nice vibe, good location. Then onto the real deal. 1) The staff are extremely unhelpful and have poor English. Unresponsive is an accurate term, where can I get cash out after the supermarket closes? You don't know and you live here? Okay. 2) I had to complain twice about a member of staff HISSING... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Overall - Seen some bad reviews of this place, not sure I agree. It may not be to everyone's taste but it caters to a huge number of tourists and does a good job imo. Positives - good WiFi in reception and 3 good PCs. There are always people at reception to help. It is a big chain hostel so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stayed here for 5 nights as I was waiting for a boat to panama. The hostel is conveniently located and easily accessible. The staff aren't particularly friendly, but are able to give some advice on trips and activities. The air con in our room was so inconsistent and we'd often wake up in the middle of the night boiling hot... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This hostel is within the walls of Cartagena's old city. It is at a very good location, within a walking distance from many points of interest. The whole area is very safe day and night. If you book a private room, you will be in a different building that is just across the street from the main building with reception... More 

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