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Calle 14 #3-58 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 23420, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Every person that writes on here about it being a loud party hostel and they can't sleep needs to have a long hard look at themself! You travel to have a good time and meet people not to have 12 hours sleep and be fresh everyday! Yes it's loud but it's people having a good time and meeting new people.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is set in the middle of santa marta about 5 min from the beach. the acutual building itself is great old historic house made into a hostel. the roof top is amazing. the staff are friendly and the food is great. but be sure this is not aplace you will get much rest but iut perfect to meet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

yes, it's loud, your roommates will come crashing in at dawn (or may not sleep at all) and people might be having sex in the shower. i am NOT a huge party animal, however when my friends and i stayed at la brisa loca we got in the mood and joined the fun. it's a great place to be if... More

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well it has a very good location, and the structure is nice, beautiful terrace! and the bar is awesome, bartenders are super cool guys. Bad thing, i understand there are hostel rules, for visitors, my friends were staying in another hostel coz there werent more available rooms at la Brisa, so when my friends came, the guy from the door,... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's very well located, the rooms are not crammed with beds, it is very hot inside the rooms but it is very hot everywhere so I understand the why the aircon lost that battle, there are plenty bathrooms and clean, they printed our online plane tickets for free, we paid only 10000 pesos for one night and the terrace is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Currently staying here and while te facilities are fine, it's horribly loud. There is a bass banging all night long and screaming from the bar. It is impossible to sleep even with ear plugs. Avoid this place at all costs if sleep is something you hope to do. There is no room that avoids the noise. It's horrible

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The customer derive from tge staff was wonderful, so friendly and helpful. The atmosphere of the hostel is relaxed but fun and the roof terrace was especially great to chill and talk on. Great bar with good breakfasts and the courtyard is a cool sanctuary from the heat. Great.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i stayed 1 night at La Brista Loca. there was only 1 bed left in a room with air-con, it was $35,000 a night. When i arrived i was given new sheets and had to take off the persons dirty sheets from the prior night to put my new sheets on. the bathroom floor was covered in water and the... More

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there with some friends, and I can say this is a average hostel... To much foreigns, wifi, some rooms with air, other has fan so you can choose. The price around 10USD for a room with 8 beds. Bathroom wasn't totally clean. The best thing in last floor (huge terrace) there is a nice view! And spectacular breeze... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is the most friendly hostel I have ever been. Facilities are good, and the bar is amazing. The staff is super nice and helpful and they treat you as their friends since the very first day. I have been at the hostel two days with friends and two days travelling solo but I didnt feel alone at any moment.... More

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Address: Calle 14 #3-58 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 23420, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
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La Brisa Loca Hotel Santa Marta

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Created by two brothers, Ryan & Evan Doré, La Brisa Loca encompasses everything great they found in the best backpackers hostels around the world after years of traveling and research. This beautiful, centrally located hostel is in a two-story, 80 year-old neo-Republican mansion that has been meticulously restored and remodeled to both recreate the colonial charm of the historic building while providing a variety of amenities for the value conscious backpacker. ... more   less 
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