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El Viajero Cartagena Hostel

Calle 7 Infantes 9-45, Cartagena 130018, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Wherever you go , if there is an "el Viajero" , stay there. Facilities are good, staff is amazing, location, rooms, bar , athmosphere. Definitely recommended. Carol is also lovely and the most cute of cartagena even though she is argentinian :)

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Medellin, Colombia
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Really good location inside the wall. Rooms have air conditioning which is great. The bathrooms are filthy and there are limited showers/toilets for the amount of people staying. Breakfast is good. Quite expensive for what you get but most things appear to be expensive in cartaenga.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Pros: + Close to centre + Manager lovely + Comfy beds in aircon rooms Cons: - Noisy - Cockroaches in showers and tiny bugs everywhere - never any plates etc in kitchen - Breakfast is dreadful - milk and juice both warm after being put next to the water heater - Some of the staff have bad attitudes ie ?Alex,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

This hostel is in a great location and the staff is very nice.unfortunately, the prices are overinflated. We rented a double room w a/c. A misunderstanding about price, which was not the hostels fault, led to us to pay about twice the price of a double we had previously stayed in, at a nearby hotel. We also had less emenities... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I stayed here with a few friends a couple of weeks ago. Myself and one other girl had stayed in a few other hostels in Cartagena, this one was definitely the nicest but we expected a little more because of the price. We paid about $16 per night, most places you can find something for around $10 - 12 for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Stayed here during high season and for those prices I would say its not worth it. Its in a safe area. You can walk to medialuna (where all the bars are). This place is very popular for groups on holiday so I wouldn't say its the best place to meet loads of people, and as they're only here for a... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

If you are looking for a hostel to meet new people, THIS is definitely the place for you. This hostel is huge and especially if you are travelling alone, you will find new friends for sure. The stuff is friendly and they have good tips for you. They have a public kitchen and a pool area with a small bar.... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The location of this hostel was ideal. I felt safe, and the space was clean. Also, being July and super hot, we 'slurped' on a room with air conditioning. The way that the hostels is designed, everyone faces the courtyard - which is nice for a sense of community, but at night, it was REALLY loud. If you are into... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

We were given a room (private double, air con, shared bath) in the 'annex' building, a few doors down from the main hostel. There are only six rooms in the annex building, so you only have to share the kitchen, breakfast room and bathrooms there with a handful of people, while still having access to the main hostel. It's expensive... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We had a reservation for a dorm and paid in advance , when we arrived they had made a mistake and booked us for another day, we had to take a double room and also had to pay the difference, it was their fault but NO duscount , it was during Christmas holidays so we had no chance to leave... More

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Address: Calle 7 Infantes 9-45, Cartagena 130018, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located inside the famous Cartagena's old walled city and only a few blocks away from the well known Fernandez de La Madrid Square and from the main attractions of Cartagena de Indias. Surrounded of Museums, Squares, Artisan, Bars, Coffee Shops, Restaurants and it’s nightlife! We offer you the best service in the best location. We are the only hostel in Cartagena with breakfast included in the rate and the only one with air conditioning in all the rooms. In a Spanish colonial house style, just as all the old walled city, we have everything you need: shared and private rooms, kitchen, common areas with TV & DVD, internet area and free WI-FI all day. ... more   less 
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