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Makako Chill Out Hostel

Calle Quero 9 54, Cartagena, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seemed like your typical hostel- a bit dumpy, hot and crowded. However, the location was great (right in the heart of the walled city) and the staff were helpful. The A/C dorm was hardly cold at all and was unable to be lowered to another temperature. The dorm was also very crowded, as you had to traverse over everyone's luggage.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10th June 2014. Pro's: - Its in a great area in the old city/town. - Has a nice Park outside and the wifi is a good speed - Receptionist is friendly and welcoming. Con's: - Maaaan this room is pretty gross. There are reddish brown stains on the wall next to my head. - Nothing seems to be cleaned in... More

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The staff here was fantastic, very accommodating! After visiting playa Blanca for a few days when I returned with some friends ( on the weekend I might add) they were all full but the very nice receptionist went out of her way to call a few jostles around the area to see if they had any space for usCartagena I... More

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Aalborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This hostel is amazing. I won't even hestitate to call it the best place to stay in Cartagena, even in all of Colombia. The location - such a nice and safe street, just a few minutes from everything that a traveller could ever need. No noise by night at all. The staff is just wonderful, they do everything they can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The makoko chill out house is defiantly a chill out place! I got there the first day in Colombia and got a warm and kind welcome from Vivi (the most wonderful receptionist in Colombia). Without asking my name or who am I, I was offered a coffee and a cold drink, a very good explanation where to go and what... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

From the moment you walk in you are welcomed in a very friendly manner with a cup of lemonade. You can ask all the questions in the world and they are very patient. They give you great tips on cheap eats and must sees in the city!! Great for backpackers who want to feel a great vibe! Clean rooms, bathrooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The staff was amazing! They were definitely the highlight of the hostel. I stayed in all 3 dorms, 2/3 had A/C. The beds were so so in terms of comfort. My friend and I met a lot of people at this hostel, it definitely brings people together. With the people we met we explored around Cartagena and did some of... More

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San Gil, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

After having an awful experience at the Chill house a block away from here, the Makako Chill Out was awesome!! They have hamacs to hang out in, couches, and fans everywhere! The staff was absolutely wonderful! The receptionist was pregnant at the time I was there and feeling all sick but still so lovely!! She helped us so much and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

It's in a great spot of town but there are three bathrooms for 4 dorms of ten beds to share.. Haha it was really really bad. People were always fighting over the bathroom and over the kitchen. Amenities are just straight up very dirty. The kitchen is disgusting. The rooms are fine but very basic so don't expect luxury. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I was a solo backpacker and this was first stop on my trip in Colombia. The owners were very nice and made me feel at home. I stayed for five days and it is in a good location in the old town and has a nice balcony and a decent common area to meet other backpackers. Perfect for me as... More

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Address: Calle Quero 9 54, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
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