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Reviewed 31 December 2015

I've stayed in hundreds of hostels and it's obvious after a while when the owners are trying to keep their hostel at a good standard and provide good service. This place definitely ticks both boxes. I stayed in a private ensuite room,which was on par with a 3-4 star hotel. Very clean, felt freshly remodeled, excellent bathroom (HOT shower!). The...

Thank idoltraveller
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We spent 4 nights in a private room. Clean and tidy with a good hot shower. The private rooms are on the second floor and you do have the bar above. If peace and quiet is what you're looking for this may not be you, as it is a hostel basted accommodation. There are a lot of volunteer workers here...

Thank Roam4Ever
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Lake View Hostel is a great place to stay. The owner is extremely welcoming and helpful. The beds in the dorm were really sturdy and comfortable. Wifi signal didn't always stretch to my room but there is a nice area with sofas you can chill out in and wifi worked perfectly there. There is also an upstairs terrace which is...

Thank Robine642
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

This is a nice hostel located a little out of main town (by little I mean 5 mins walk). English owner is very helpful and there is a great book on things to do in area with great directions and maps. The Thai restaurant was closed when I was there. Kitchen could do with a real good clean and it...

Thank Suehowley
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Had read great things about this hostel, however upon arrival our room had been mixed up resulting in having a room on the ground floor right beside the kitchen and main common area. Not the end of the world but the area was loud extremely early in the morn (6.30am) until late at night. It is a hostel so I...

Thank Alice D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Basic hostel. Room didn't get cleaned in the three nights we stayed and the kitchen could do with a scrub. The English owner is very friendly and helpful. There is no Thai restaurant, nor hammocks nor guided tours. Very noisy if you're in private rooms from roof bar above.

1Thank Sara M
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

After arriving in Guatape from Medellin, I was interested to find out where I would be staying. I saw a couple different hostels around the plaza, but I had heard of a hostel that was close to the water which was superior to the rest. Once I got to Lakeview Hostel, I knew where I was going to spend my...

Thank JonBonano
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Nice and neat hostel. We stayed in the dormitory for a couple of nights. Friendly owner/manager, good location, nice kitchen. Nice place to go and hike the surroundings from. Good common eating and social area for meeting other travelers.

Thank Campbell L
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. The place was very accessible from the bus station, friendly staff and travelers alike. Eager to give advice for day trips and assist in any way! Only complaint is a bit loud when room is on the road. But regardless, would highly recommend! Great little roof to do yoga and rocking chairs on the porch...

Thank Dara K
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We've been in this hostel for one night and it was really good. You can order nice thai food, roof terrace with bar, good beds and nice staff. The owner of the hostel is very nice, irish guy, if you have any questions-he can definitely help you out! And it's pretty close to the center-I would definitely come back ;)

Thank Jannes M

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
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: ₹ 901 - ₹ 1,029 (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!”
G5991IEms, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Handy Location”
Roam4Ever, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“one of the first floor privates with balcony and gas heated shower...you get the sun rise from the balcony”
126jennt, 29 May 2015 | Read review
“Don't reserve, walk in for cheaper price”
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.”
thayfood, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
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