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Blue Almond Hostel

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Undoubtedly the best hostel I've stayed at in my five months of travel around the continent. This place feels like home, really, it does! I would recommend this place to anyone, you will not regret it. We're talking; awesome atmosphere, fantastic people (now my family) and a great little kingdom on the beautiful island of San Andres. The hostel is...

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You are like a brother to Shaggy and a daughter to us! We are going to leech on your couch this upcoming summer! BEWARE!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a chilled hostel, feels like you are staying in Juan's house - you probably are! It's well worth staying here if you are on San Andres Island. You quickly make friends with the other people staying in the hostel and share a drink or two with them. We stayed for 4 nights, met people from all over...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing hostel! It was clean, beautiful, well located and the owners were incredible ! They are always thinking about creating a good atmosphere among the people of the Hostel . we spent two great nights there and we got to know lots of people :)

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

juan and jennifer make this place a welcoming, comfortable and fun place to stay. great hosts. both are from san andres, and juan spent a few years at school in toronto. they know the island well, it is their home. they have all of the info you need and will help arrange moto or golf cart rental, book tours etc...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Blue Almond Hostel is held by Juan and Jennifer, which both are really caring and lovely people. Juan is really nice to chill with (he even joined us for dinner, when it was possible) and Jennifer is the absolute sunshine of the house. I stayed a week, had a great time & felt absolutely safe. The hostel pictures showed...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at blue almond. its in a quite street not far from the center. Juan and his wife are very nice and helpful. the hostel is cosy and clean, and has everything you need. i only can recommend this place

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Reviewed February 7, 2017

It's a great hostel! Juan knows everybody personally and is very helpful, the best host I've ever met. Nice atmosphere, fully equipped kitchen, clean rooms and comfy beds. The city centre is a 10min walk.

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Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

I had a blast in this amazing hostel! The owners, Juan and his wife Jennifer, are lovely people! The minute we walked in, they introduced us to everyone which they knew by name and this made me feel at home and part of the group right away. They are very helpful, generous and super nice people, I would totally recommend...

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Torrance, California
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Juan and Alejandro are great hosts ever. They are very helpful with currency exchange, tour booking, renting vehicles, restaurant recommendation, getting taxi, and even they can take care of accidents of customers too. They speak great English too. This place you can rent Gopro, Snorkeling gear. There is a kitchen so you can buy food an cook it for yourself....

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Reviewed December 27, 2016

We had a really great time at the blue almond hostel and felt really welcome. Juan and Alejendro are great hosts and like two fathers of a big family. What we specifically liked is how inhclusive Juan was and how he tried to involve everybody in the group. Also, expect some great tips for activities and restaurants. If you want...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Almond is a 20-minute walk from the main downtown beach in San Andres Island, it offers budget accommodation with free Wi-Fi and common facilities. The lounge features a DVD player and a book exchange library, it also offers single and double rooms with shared bathrooms.Guest can cook their own meal using the common facilities, which include a fully-equipped kitchen.Diving and snorkeling activities can be booked. Bikes can also be rented to explore the island. Airport shuttles and excursion can be arranged. Blue Almond Hostel is a 15-minute walk from the lively shopping district full of bars and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Almond Hostel

Address: Barrio Los Almendros Manzana 4 Casa 3, San Andres, San Andres Island, Colombia
Location: Colombia > San Andres and Providencia Department > San Andres Island > San Andres
Price Range: $18 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Almond Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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