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Casa del Ritmo

Rodadero | Calle 18 # 2 -59, Santa Marta 001005, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long hike to the lost city I ended up in this hostel. I felt at home right away. The dorm is really basic, with a fan next to every bed. The staff is really friendly and helpful, witch made my stay really relaxed. I would definitely go back.

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

What a wonderful little hostel! Tranquilo, affordable and close to downtown Rodadero. I stayed at Casa del Ritmo for a weekend group seminar and enjoyed the laid-back atmosphere, the friendly staff and the unique "beach house" decor. The owners are accommodating and kind. The kitchen is minimal but has a nice bar and pretty dining area. Breakfast is inexpensive and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

If you travel a long time it's good to have a place to stay where you can feel at home. Thanks to the staff, Casa del Ritmo is like being home. We have been their two times and if I go to Colombia again we know where to go in Sante Marta!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I'm a picky sleeper and this place is quiet after midnite so it is perfect to sleep and have energy next day. It is a short walk to the nice and fun beach of Rodadero. Hostel is clean with plenty to do (games, computer, nice big plasma TV, pool, bar...). It is 1 min from the cheap mototaxis or busetas,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Really cute hostel. Friendly, helpful,welcoming staff. No hot water in shower but you don't need it it's always so hot in Santa Marta. Hostel is in Rodadero which is actually better to stay than SM if you want to be walking distance to a nice beach (about 10mins) and somewhere a bit quieter. No air con but ceiling fan and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Having stayed in Santa Marta central and taganga. I was recommended this place by a friend. Totally chilled atmosphere, good food and whilst it is a walk from the beach is in a good location. If you take a 10 min bus you can go to the beach at their sister hostel playa del ritmo. Great place and highly recommended.

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Bogota, Colombia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

This is the second time I've stayed here. After doing the Lost City Trek, we needed some cocktails, good food and just to put our feet up. We managed to do all three, plus one of the staff does massage, so we paid a little extra for that, which was well worth it. We also went to Playa del Ritmo... More

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

A really nice place to stay. Friendly staff, always willing to help you in everything you need. 5 minutes walking from the Rodadero beach and 2 minutes from the bus stop. We chose a room without air conditioning, it was big, fresh and clean.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

In a nice chilled location Casa del Ritmo is my place to stay if in the Santa Marta area. Super friendly and helpful staff who love nothing more than to spend time talking with you, assisting you with things to do like Tayrona Parque, the Lost City and many more . Great food and service you will love your stay... More

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Sucre, Bolivia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I absolutely loved my time in this hostel; the place is fun and sociable, the rooms are comfortable and spacious and best of all the staff are so welcoming and hospitible they become like family. I will never forget my time here, it will be a special memory that stays with me forever. I want to come back as soon... More

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Address: Rodadero | Calle 18 # 2 -59, Santa Marta 001005, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
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Casa Del Ritmo is one of the few hostels that makes a traveller truly feels as in a casa; a home. Th staff genuinely welcome you into their cosy and colourful place. Besides enjoying the relaxed atmosphere, it is the perfect place to go to the beach, make daytrips to the wonderful places nearby or go partying in santa marta. Become part of this friendly family living here and experience the Colombian Caribean coast the best way possible! ... more   less 
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