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Mahatu Guest House & Hostel

Calle 7 No. 1-40 | Amazonas, Leticia, Colombia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

After our 6 days boat trip from Manaus, we unexpectedly found the Mahatu hostel. Located a few blocks from downtown ( a huge plus as no noise except birds!), this backpackers hotel is a small oasis : a pound, swimming pool, hammocks...and delightful owner. He was really friendly and recommended a really serious and professional (and licensed!) guide for a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

y boyfriend and I stayed in the dorms at Mahatu, (as the private rooms were extortionately priced at 70,000 pesos, the most we'd seen in 5 weeks in Colombia for a hostel), and paid 25,000 each a night without breakfast. Making the reservation itself was difficult as the owner took hours to respond to emails and in the end didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We arrived really late and Gustavo the manager was so nice, he made us feel at home with no hassle. The room we stayed in was cool, like a tree house with decent beds and good ventilation. A great place to relax and feel with nature and a bonus is that town is only a 10 minute walk. I would... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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70 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Lovely setting of a hostel and a short walk from town and frontier making a nice stop in Leticia if you don't want to stay in town. What's let's this place down is the management...emailed 3 times prior to arrival with no response. Upon arrival at hostel had got reservations all wrong and nearly sent me away before offering 2... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We arrived in Leticia after a week on the boat from Manaus and this place was just what we wanted. Beautiful setting out of the center of town but only a 5-10 min walk. Quiet, with comfortable beds and lots of hammocks. The owner was really helpful with all our questions and trip planning. The price was good and we... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I saw this hostel in the book and i went there to stay 3 days .. After 2 days boat trip from peru to here I was so tired so i need a clean room good place. SMILE HELPFUL Owns! but he didn't even say Hello or Welcome to me! and there was a lady she was just so scary... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Ive just written another review for this hostel on a different account... To summarise: +welcoming staff +good location +good price +comfy beds +hammocks to relax in -could do with cleaning a bit more but hey ho, youre in the jungle!

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This was not like any other hostel I've stayed in. It was more like a jungle lodge, only a fraction of the price. The setting is incredible, there's a lagoon with turtles and enormous fish, and it's surrounded by the sounds of the jungle. The facilities are great, they have a bar area, in which there were generally people drinking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Mahatu Guest House is in a great location, a 5-10 minute walk to the main town area, with a huge outside area and good facilities. The best though is the owner, who is always on hand to help and tries his best to make sure everything's sorted for your trip.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

My friend and I took a trip to the Amazon after a year living in Bogotá and had an amazing time here. Luisa was a wonderful hostess providing us with loads of information and advice. It actually felt really sad to leave her at the end of the stay. It's an easy walk to the centre and the Amazon without... More 

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Address: Calle 7 No. 1-40 | Amazonas, Leticia, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Amazonas Department > Leticia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
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