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Makako Chill Out Hostel

Calle Quero 9 54, Cartagena, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked makako chill out hostel first for a few nights for my 4 week stay in Cartagena. I went. There and actually liked it, it's not a big anonymous hostel so you actually get to know and talk to a bunch of different people, it's usually like a little family, not like bigger anonymous hostels. It has a nice... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple of nights in Makako Hostel and while the service was great, our five bed dorm was very hot (despite two fans) and felt cramped. There was hardly any space for us to put our backpacks, as there was minimal floor space. The lounge room was a good area to chill out, although the couch could do... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Many good reviews and the great location made us book a private room for 2 nights. We noticed a strange smell which seemed a plugged in air refresher. Returning really late after dinner, it seemed an air refresher cover up for a vomiting previous guest. Tired we went to bed anyway and checked out first thing in the morning (after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A nice little hostal with a good location, very central and not far from supermarkets and stuff. The people are lovely and can help with ur travelingplans. Only the prices of the laundry and the tours are s little bit high,You can get them cheaper outside;)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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 June 20, 2014

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