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Aluna Casa y Cafe

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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Cairns, Australia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
28 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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San Jose, California
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90 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Recently stayed in palomino. Spent the first two nights somewhere else and afte a quick excursion to cabo de la vela and punta gallinas stayed at this lovely place. The host, Lucian's is such a lovely, vibrant woman. Caring and hospitable, this place makes you feel at home. Clean, friendly, and incredibly helpful. Will definitely return!

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed for two nights in this hostel. Af first we were really enthusiastic, nice double room, friendly staff, and the option to store our luggage while doing the ciudad perdida trip. We booked ahead for one extra night after the trekking. However when we returned they gave away all double rooms! We were tired after four days 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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Number of rooms: 14
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