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HostelTrail Popayan - Hostel

Carrera 11 No. 4-16 | Centro Historico, Popayan, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

like other people have said, this isn't a colonial place with lots of character, it's very simple but clean - and the toilet bins are very frequently emptied!!! why can't everywhere do this? The staff are lovely and the owners make you feel very welcome and they have a wealth of knowledge and don't mind you relentlessly asking questions. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern type hostel, nice but nothing 'wow' or culturally outstanding. Clean, bright, good set up, good location, (currently near lots of road construction, but then so is 90% of Popayan...) The staff is wonderful, the have excellent services and advice for travelling. They can tell you all the best places to eat and really make your stay easy. Went on... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We stayed for only two nights, I wish it could have been longer. consuelo and Kim are wonderful people that work hard to make others' lives better. the set up with the kitchen down and up stairs is a bit awkward, but the price helps one overlook this as to change it, they would certainly have to set off the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Somewhere in Popayan, Colombia, there must unpleasant people. It has a quarter million inhabitants and it's hard to argue with numbers. But in a three-week stay, I met none of them, least of all among the owners or staff at HostelTrail. Everyone there was cordial, attentive and at worst professionally competent in English, even the Scottish-born owners. Try to figure... More 

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Fairport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We are 50+ years old and have stayed in many hostels in South America. This was, in our view, as good as it gets. We had a private room and bath. Very clean and bright. Nice kitchen, lockers, cold beers and water available for sale (cheap). Helpful English speaking staff, and all the information you could want about the area,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

we Stayed for 2 Nights and liked it. The private room was clean and of decent size. The bed was comfortable, wifi worked Fine. The Kitchen was clean and sufficiently equipped. Laundry was 10000 cop for One load which was Fine. There are few bathrooms, so we had to wait Or use another One. Bathrooms were clean. Would Return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Nothing to complain about here. We have a private room and it was very spacious. The shared bathrooms were very clean and there was hot water in the shower. The location is 10 minutes from the bus station and about 10 minutes to the main square. Breakfast is great and there is lots of common space to hang out in.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

In total we stayed here for a week and we enjoyed it very very much. Pros:- The owner Kim and other staff are all very friendly, speaks perfect (some others with average) English Tons of useful information around Popayan and all over Colombia FREE city bike use Guest kitchen Vibe and atmosphere is very good. Many backpackers stay here and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Okay, first off - Hostel Trail is owned by the same people that own Hostel Caracol (also in Popayan). Although this review may seem a bit on the negative side, do not take it that way. My review of this particular hostel is based on my opinion, and a two day stay. I ended up at Hostel Caracol for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

The hostel has a very good value. The location was good, the rooms were clean and the stuff was really nice, breakfast was good. We took the mountain bike "downhill" trip they offer which was really nice. You get two bikes, get driven to thermal springs and then cycle back (mostly) downwards to the city center. It's a nice chance... More 

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Address: Carrera 11 No. 4-16 | Centro Historico, Popayan, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Cauca Department > Popayan
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Number of rooms: 14
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