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Aluna Casa y Cafe

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Calle 21 No. 5-72 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 23420, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we checked in Patrick made us feel very welcome. The hostel has some really nice private rooms as well as an ok dorm. They also have a nice chill out/lounge area upstairs, a great place for a beer! The book exchange was extensive and the food from the cafe was also really nice. Would definitely recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Aluna...what a fantastic hostel! As stated in the title, we couldn't leave the place. Everything seems so well put together. The rooms themselves are so clean and modern but tastefully designed - more hotel standard. The wifi was excellent as was the air conditioning. The hostel is ideally located and only a couple of minutes from the food and bar... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We initially booked 2 nights in Aluna after hearing some great reviews but decided to extend our stay as we loved the place so much. The rooms were spotless and well air-conditioned. The facilities (wifi, TV Room, Café etc.) were above standard compared to any other hostel we stayed in. I couldn’t speak highly enough of Patrick (owner) and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aluna is situated at perfect location in Santa Marta, next to most of the important spots you need (cafes, markets, beach, etc). Owner Patrick and his staff provided a comfy feeling (as well as the very clean and nice rooms) and helpful info on Santa Marta and its surroundings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent about 3-4 nights at this hostel and I highly recommend it. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and patient as I tried to ask questions in Spanish. I stayed in the dorm room which was one of the most spacious dorm rooms I've been in. The shower is great and the bathrooms and shared shower were clean.The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been travelling for 9 months now and this is without doubt one of the nicest hostels I've stayed in. I'm not really sure it should be called a hostel. It's actually more like a midrange hotel in Greece/Spain! Rooms are clean modern and spacious. Air-conditioning and fans are a blessing. The staff are informative and helpful without being intrusive.... More 

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Cartagena, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Arrived late after checking a few other hostels that the lying planet had recommended. Looked like they had closed a year or more ago. Our room and the kitchen were very clean and the staff kept up the standard for our four night stay. Close to to ocean, super marcardo, and great street stalls. Close but the hostel is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Just spent 3 nights at Aluna. Very relaxed spot. Best place we've stayed in Colombia without a doubt. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful throughout. Room was clean and comfortable, with ensuite and air con. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this great hostel with my boyfriend, we had a very nice stay. The hostel is clean, well kept, there is a good communal kitchen and the owners and staff members are beyond friendly! The wifi is good and the location is very central. There is a cafe attached and the prices are more than fair. We loved it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My father and I stayed here for one night and had a great time. Jaime was extremely helpful and really contributed to an awesome Santa Marta experience. He recommended a great restaurant and was readily available to answer any of our questions. The atmosphere was very social, as we got to know a bunch of fellow travelers while sitting out... More 

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