I only stayed at Drop Bear Hostel for 3 days and I wish I had had more time because it was fantastic! The owner, Gabriel, is a pleasure, and the staff is very friendly (although it may not seem like it at first, it's just because some don't speak much English, try out your Spanish, they are very warm!). I... More
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Want to stay in an ex Cartel house?The Australian run Drop Bear Hostel is located in the most infamous cartel house of Santa Marta and in the most exclusive suburb, El Jardin. Come see the secrets of the house, hidden rooms, secret coded tiles, caletas (hiding spaces) and underground tunnels!The Drop Bear Hostel is perfectly placed for travellers, close to the city centre, musuems and transport to Tayrona, Taganga and Minca. We can also organise Lost City Treks and Scuba Licences.Located over 2000m2 there is plenty of room to chill out and relax. Sip a cocktail in the giant pool or in the authentic 80's cartel bar where Pablo Escobar once drunk with his buddies. Kick back in the stadium cinema room or cook up a storm in the huge kitchen.Join us for our Sunday BBQ's and Movie nights in our Pool Cinema. It's easy to stay at the Drop Bear and never leave. The Hostel is spacious, clean and kept cool by the Santa Marta breeze (La Brisa Loca) that rolls of the Sierra Nevada. ... more less
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