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Aluna Casa y Cafe

Calle 21 No. 5-72 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 23420, Colombia
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed in the dorm room here. There were lockers and great kitchen facilities. The cafe serves amazing breakfast and fresh juices which set you up for the whole day. Perfectly located so that everything is only a few minutes walk away. Staff are super friendly and helped us organise all of our day trips. Will definitely be going... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here one night as we arrived in Santa Marta. The rooms were ok (although we were greeted by one big cockroach in each room) but didn't have hot water, nor AC (just an extremely noisy fan on the ceiling). The place is well located and the owner was nice. We had breakfast at the hotel the next morning... More

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Cairns, Australia
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162 reviews 162 reviews
28 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little spot for a hotel. Staff are friendly. Good location only few minutes walk to ATM and grocery store and restaurants. 10 minutes walk to the main square. Rooms are spacious and it's cleaned once a day. Cafe on site is fabulous, serves great coffee for really reasonable prices and breakfast for $2 US is exceptional (pancakes and fruit... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here. We payed for a 4 dorm room with a/c that you can control, which is awesome!! Room and bathroom were clean. Kitchen on third floor is functional and has most of the essential things. Very quite and relaxing, definitely not a party hostel but the location is very central. Lots of nice restaurants and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Patrick was away so his brother Jim and his wife (Berry, I think) were running the hostel while we were there and were really friendly and helpful. Our en-suite private room was very comfortable and clean with plenty of space so was great for relaxing after hiking Ciudad Perdida. The bed was very comfortable! I would recommend trying to get... More

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying in Aluna Casa y Cafe and found the experience lovely and peaceful.The staff where very helpful, the rooms clean and cheerful and the cafe served a great breakfast.The location is very central.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Let me say good things first. Owner responded I emails (at the beginning) very fast. Greeted warmly, they informed us of the restaurants plaza and all was great. Rooms are pretty and clean, communal areas too. Ac and wifi were not working. The other person that came later To work at front desk offered no apologies, ignored us when we... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights here in May. Pat the owner is a nice guy and very helpful. Cafe serves good food for breakfast at reasonable prices. Less of a party scene but still a good place to meet non lunatic travellers who still enjoy going out. Would definitely recommend it!

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Munich, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

First of all we came in the room the roofventilation was not working. There were no Moskitos nets on the open Window. Internet only worked close to the reception. The kitchen was really dirty. But the worst thing was the loundry service. Double the price of all we payed in columbia. And afterward the White clothes were more dirty than... More

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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We (couple, 41 & 50) stayed at the Aluna Hostel for three nights in April 2014. We paid $41 a night for a spacious room with private bathroom, air-conditioning and cable television. The standard double bed was average comfortable. The bathroom was clean, although the sink had a leak the staff had trouble fixing. We found two cockroaches in the... More

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Address: Calle 21 No. 5-72 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 23420, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
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Situated in the historical centre of Santa Marta. Perfect as a base for nearby attractions as:. Parque Tayrona. Cuidad Perdida & the Sierra Nevada. Beaches - Bahía de Concha, Arrefices, Cabo San Juan & Taganga. Accommodation includes (all rooms en-suite): Doubles, Twins, Dorms. ... more   less 
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