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Lake View Hostel

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel is only 15 minutes from the bus terminal. It has an incredible view of the lake. It is organized, clean and the staff are very helpful and friendly. Guests have a kitchen at their disposal, as well as a TV room and WiFi. You can schedule various tours at the reception, such as the waterfalls. For those who...

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great hostel, staff speak really good English and are extremely helpful with activities in and around Guatape. I recommend renting the motor bikes, they are a good price and almost brand new. Nice little roof top bar for a few cheeky arvo beers.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great people, great place Help you out with what to do, what to see and how to do it They have bikes, Thai restaurant and a great breakfast. Comfy beds and decent showers, make sure you say g'day to don A home away from home

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely sensational hostel, great atmosphere, staff work harder than a one armed brick layer in Baghdad. Anything you want to do the guys will sort it out and get you on your way. More fun than jumping rope wih a few of your best pals on a sunny spring day.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great facilities at reasonable prices. Staff are very helpful and friendly - especially Johnny! There's also a great Thai restaurant above that also stocks fairly priced beer! There's a fully functioning communal kitchen also!

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

I had never stayed at a hostel before and I was unsure about what to expect. Within hours of arriving I became part of the Lake View family. I ended up staying here for 2 weeks and during my time in Guatape I did the paragliding, waterfall trek, rented motorbikes, kayaking, fishing, jumped off the bridge and swam in the...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I was here for two nights and was the best choice that I had. It's nice clean and the personal is so helpful and ready with information. They offer different option for breakfast and the healthy is so good with fresh fruits. The price was excellent and is possible to talk with another travelers about experiences here in Colombia. The...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Pos - this hostel is great, the rooms are clean and comfortable and the upstairs terrace that hosts the Thai restaurant and common room offer some great views over the lake. The breakfast burrito for 8000 is absolutely delicious. I love it here, however... Neg - the organisation of this hostel is terrible. We asked for laundry to be done...

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for three nights with my boyfriend. If we hadn't booked our flights we would have stayed longer. The room for us two was nice and clean with a very good hot shower. It had a view on the lake. Upstairs was the terrace were we made use of the breakfast every morning. Breakfast is good and not...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I found this to be a great hostel in a great part of town. Staff were very friendly and helpful and the thai food upstairs is great. Very clean and well kept, made a change to stay somewhere this nice.

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lake View Hostel & Boutique Hotel has something for everyone: from 6 and 4 person dorms to boutique style rooms with their own unique art and tile work with private balconies and spectacular lake views. We are the center of activities in Guatape with many different guided excursions such as by car and hiking to remote jungle waterfalls, swimming in crystal clear rivers and looking for monkeys around Rio Bizcocho and San Rafael, to paintballing at Pablo Escobar's finca. We also offer kayak and mountain bike rentals as well as self guided hikes and fishing. Our roof top restaurant THAI TERRACE is now open too, with an excellent selection of Thai, Vietnamese and vegetarian dishes. The restaurant also has a full bar. Come on up and have a pad thai or curry with a glass of wine and enjoy the views across the lake and mountains... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake View Hostel

Address: Cra 22 #29B-29 | Patio de Los Patos, Guatape, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Guatape
Price Range: ₹ 850 - ₹ 1,176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“We were in a private room with a balcony but if you are solo the bunk rooms look great too!”
 of 5 bubbles G5991IEms, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
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“one of the first floor privates with balcony and gas heated shower...you get the sun rise from the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 126jennt, 29 May 2015 | Read review
“Don't reserve, walk in for cheaper price”
 of 5 bubbles calebh782, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“If you are a cople take a private on the 2nd floor with balcony and great view. Fore dorms the 4 people dorm are best ,but it is a new building and still diveloping.”
 of 5 bubbles thayfood, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
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