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Avenida 9A Calle 22 N, Cali 760046 Colombia
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#12 of 283 Specialty lodging in Cali
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The Iguana has been welcoming backpackers to Cali, Colombia's salsa capital since 1998. The Hostel, with a green garden and excellent location in a quiet and secure residential neighbourhood is an oasis of calm but yet a stonethrow away from the local nightlife and restaurants.
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mcladley wrote a review Sep 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom144 contributions83 helpful votes
Hostel was dead when we were there. Double room was pretty poor really and bathroom did smell a bit. Staff were friendly and location is ok as it is 5 minute walk from neighbourhood with lots of restaurants
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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wjerocka wrote a review Jun 2017
Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia38 contributions22 helpful votes
We found this chillout place really randomly when we walked through area looking for any good-price accommodation. We didn´t expect much but the hostel really surprised us! For the first night, we had dorm only for ourselves and the same for the garden. Staff is really nice and helpful,talking with them was a good practice of spanish :-) Cats are simply gorgeous although hide all your cables because they may bite them :-D
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Date of stay: June 2017
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: garden rooms are great
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Claudius H wrote a review Jun 2017
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Going there you don t expect too much, but then when you arrive, you almost get a heartattack when you realize your looking at the most beautiful,warm and friendly woman ever. It s a little bit like in the disney movie pocahontas. Everything s clean and easy-going.the breakfast is really good!it s a really honest place,where you can feel a good vibe going out of the woman who manages it and her nice son. For what you get there, it s realy cheap.don t go there please, i wanna have it for myself!
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: Privat room
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Linh P wrote a review May 2017
7 contributions1 helpful vote
A lovely place with a lovely staff that felt like home. In a nice area within walking distance to Centro and a nice place to chill (if you're into laying in Hammocks and listening to birds.) Help was never hard to receive here. Highly recommended
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Date of stay: May 2017Trip type: Traveled with friends
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chrisedwards25051956 wrote a review May 2017
London, United Kingdom6 contributions2 helpful votes
Iguana is a little difficult to find and the hill you have to climb is pretty impressive. Recently changed ownership a nice Colombian lady now runs the place. Rooms good size and relatively economic. Clean, large good kitchen - internet works pretty good although was a little slow at peak times. Good tourist information and comfortable social area. When we were there is was relatively quiet but that may have been the time of year. If you do not want to stay in the colonial centre this is a really good alternative
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Johana B wrote a review Mar 2017
Zurich, Switzerland27 contributions1 helpful vote
The hostel is clean and the staff is very helpful and nice. The garden is definitely the best asset of this place. There you can chill, have a few beers and enjoy nice chats with your friends or with other guests. The neighborhood is not so welcoming but conveniently located. However, of you wish to get some proper rest and sleep, make sure you get a room with windows on the garden, otherwise look for another option as the street is extremely noisy!
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Date of stay: February 2017
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007Nomad wrote a review Jun 2016
Chiang Rai, Thailand50 contributions9 helpful votes
Lovely place, dorms were cleaned thoroughly everyday, as was the kitchen and all other areas. The kitchen was great if you like to cook for yourself. Wonderful staff, always helpful, organizing group trips for the people staying there. Answered all questions, or if they did not know the answer, were very quick to look up the answer or ask someone who knew, GREAT staff!!!! Thanks for a wonderful 4 days in Cali
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Date of stay: June 2016
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Room Tip: wifi is only in the common area, not in any of the rooms, but this just makes you go out and...
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Response from Iguana H, Director de Recepción at Iguana Hostel
Responded Jul 2, 2016
Thanks for making us part of your adventures. Our doors and our arms are always open!
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Jurgen B wrote a review Mar 2016
Bogota, Colombia46 contributions32 helpful votes
I phoned and reserved a room for 50.000 pesos/night. It surprised me to find out after arrival that it was a big room which includes a private bathroom with hot water and a nice breakfast. For me it includes all I need.
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Date of stay: March 2016
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Response from Iguana H, Director de Recepción at Iguana Hostel
Responded Jul 2, 2016
Hi, We are very happy that you like Iguana Hostel. Thanks for the comment.
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Roberto Berganza wrote a review Dec 2015
San Salvador, El Salvador8 contributions
I really love this place, feeling in home! Great prices for a dorm, excellent wifi, private rooms, clean hostel, smoking area, in love with this hostel and Cali! Remember... December is the Feria de Cali, great salsa and places, very near from Zona Rosa!
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Date of stay: December 2015Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from IguanaHostelCali, Director de Recepción at Iguana Hostel
Responded Jan 8, 2016
Thanks for visit us. You are always welcome. Good vibes.
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Paula A wrote a review Dec 2015
Leipzig, Germany1 contribution1 helpful vote
Thanks to all the staff and all the guests who made this Christmas wonderful. The hostel is clean, with kitchen, garden, nice rooms, bookexchange and a wonderful atmosphere. You can just feel at home here.
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Date of stay: December 2015
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ColombiaValle del Cauca DepartmentCali
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Frequently Asked Questions about Iguana Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Iguana Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Martyn's (0.2 miles), Travel Guias - Private Tours (0.2 miles), and Queens (0.10 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Iguana Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and dry cleaning.
What food & drink options are available at Iguana Hostel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Iguana Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ringlete, Trattoria Italia, and Pizzeria Carpaneto.
Does Iguana Hostel have airport transportation?
Yes, Iguana Hostel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Iguana Hostel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Iguana Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hacienda Cañasgordas (4.8 miles), Casa Arzobispal (4.7 miles), and Sociedad De Mejoras Públicas De Cali (1.0 miles).