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Hostal Le Papillon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This place was great! The room was a good basic room, great prices, great coffee, great owners! It's been a good location for us and the owners were extremely helpful with whatever we needed whether it was directions or bookings. Spacey kitchen, the bathrooms were clean, comfy living room area in the middle. It isn't noisy or boring and they... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The owner was very helpful with his recommendations. Make sure you ask about a river hike, called the Pescadito (?) Hostel was nice enough, clean, quiet, central, good wifi, hot water, lots of space, kitchen etc. There is a resident dog and a cat, very sociable, so you must like animals. Priced very well. Recommended.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

one of the best experiences in my life! Maria Gimena is like a real mother who takes care of all her children. Kitchen has absolutely anything one could need. there are a couple of mango trees in the patio so you get free mangos every day:) Sylvan makes a very good coffee and home made baguette in the morning and... More 

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Bastad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

It's a tranquil hostel located in the centre of San Gil. It's cheap, clean and has a good vibe. The kitchen is great. The wifi connection is okay. The staff is friendly. I had really a had a good time here. Highly recommended!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Great hostel for great price. Double room was basic but ideal. Kitchen was clean, plenty of common areas. Staff were friendly and helped us book white water rafting (fully recommend) and gave us info on different things to do in the area. Only downsides: only two toilets so sometimes you had to wait and kitchen wasn't open during lunch time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Almost seems to cheap to be true but Sylvain, the owner, is a perfect host, took us mountain biking around for half day (for free) and was always full of good recommendations. Also recommending the rafting activity here, very nice team with very nice meal served afterwards!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A very nice place, there is everything you need : free drinkable water, free home made bread and marmelade in the morning, kitchen, garden, hammocks, computer, just a few blocks away from the center. And it is very cheap! There's a grocery store just accross the street. Sylvain and Ximena, the owners are very nice and friendly. Sylvain speaks fluently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in this gorgeous hostel for longer than planned.... Stayed in 8 bed dorm which was v clean with comfortable beds. Perfect sleeping temperature. Kitchen space was clean and well stocked. There is a great little courtyard garden with hammocks and a big table outside where people would congregate every evening with beers and some food to share travel plans... More 

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Kimberley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Loved staying here. Not the fanciest of hostels, but it is one of the cheapest you can find in Colombia. The owners are so awesome and friendly! I have read some reviews on TA about them being unkind or condescending...but I found them totally amazing! I gather that they just appreciate it when you make an effort to speak Spanish... More 

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Hello, Thank you for your review, i think is the best answer to the bad review we had before. I apreciate. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in papillon hostel for 2 nights and would have liked to stay for longer. The owner, is a great host. He will help you organise a adventures in San Gill and bakes fresh bread each morning. Free coffee too.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Le Papillon Hostel is located in one of the most traditional streets of San Gil, near to the center and the Malecon where the tourist activities of the region are taking place, we offer you a very quiet place where you can rest in a hammock in the backyard of the house, or if you like to camp, we also have a place for your tent, you will have access to the bathrooms, kitchen as well as the all guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Le Papillon

Address: Calle 7 #8-28, San Gil 00, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Santander Department > San Gil
Price Range: $12 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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