We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Casa Loma Minca

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Professional photos
Casa Loma Minca
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{}}}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

269 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Casa Loma Minca
See the most recent reviews
Showing 183: English reviews
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The place is super interesting and unique. We stayed in a large hut that was beautiful and overlooked Minca. Great sunsets. The food was great. But the people running the place were snobby and pretentious. They were not very helpful at all. Would. It come back

 Report
Helpful?
Thank maplesyrup18
Florida
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Casa Loma is located up hill and offers amazing views. The huts and structures fit nicely with the surroundings and the basic idea is good. However, the hostel could use some minor and cheap upgrades (shelf space, towel hooks in the shower stalls, lanterns in the cabanas) and some clean up (discarded toilets and wood scraps laying piled up on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nuniatko
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Casa Loma is a nice chill hostel located above the small village - so you should be aware of a little up hill climbing - but I will say that it is all worth it! They rooms are nice and fit perfect in to the nature. there is a lot of insects in the area but all the beds are...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Line M
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We loved our 4 nights so much that we added 2 more! My wife and I (29 yrs old), stayed in Mirador, which I highly recommend. The location is great, 10 min walk up from center of town and easy access to trails and activities. It's a peaceful and pretty place with wonderful sunsets and views. The people were very...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Amit M
Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Thanms for a great stay at Casa Loma. My fiance and i had a great night in one of the glamping cabins and met lots of friendly travellors here. The only negative point that i would like to mention is that my expensive hiking shoes with orthotics went missing from my cabin. Although the staff initially helped somewhat to locate...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I spent one night at Casa Loma and I had to leave next day due to some booking obligations but all I wished when I was leaving was to stay a few more days. First, the walk up is around 10-15 mins up the hill it is a little bit steep but not so rough, keep in mind that if...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Natalia M
Baumholder, Germany
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

While this hostel has a great view it's the worst service I have ever experienced. The staff were extremely unfriendly and the guests not much better. People sit around smoking cigarettes even with the obvious no smoking signs. The Hammocks are packed so tight that if you move during the night you bump into someone. I had to sit and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Olinmt11
Jay S, Owner at Casa Loma Minca, responded to this review

Please see our other views about our friendly staff for a balanced opinion. The guy told one of the owners he was ill and leaving, paid his bill in full and made no mention that his girlfriend would be straying in the room nor paid for an extra night. So, we rented it out. When the girl came back she...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A really nice hostel on top of a hill. Worth the climb for the beautiful views of the sunsets. Amazing, cheap food and really friendly staff. The atmosphere was really nice and sociable because of the layout of the communal area and lack of wifi. We stayed in the treehouse. Although it was nice, with a balcony with a hammock,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MazNuz
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

If you need a peaceful place to stay after trekking...Casa Loma is the place! There you'll have amazing veggie food, fantastic views and really helpful and friendly staff. There are quite a few stairs to get there but it is totally worth it. A place I would definitely go back to if I go back to Minca!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Vanessa R
None, Italy
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I loved my stay in Casa Loma. This place is beautiful and peaceful, the staff is amazing and looks really happy to work there. I really enjoyed the fact that there is no wifi there, you actually get to know the people in the hostel and you really feel like you are travelling! The restaurant is really good, 100% vegetarian...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Yaan Z

186 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (165)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
View from Room (13)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (6)
Viewed
0:48
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (114)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (21)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Minca
30.7 km away
Villa Maria Tayrona - a Kali Hotel
Villa Maria Tayrona - a Kali Hot...
#1 of 2 in Tayrona National Park
439 reviews
1.4 km away
Cocina de Campo
Cocina de Campo
#2 of 11 in Minca
39 reviews
3.5 km away
La Fuente
La Fuente
#3 of 11 in Minca
39 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.3 km away
Hotel Minca
Hotel Minca
#4 of 11 in Minca
86 reviews
1.4 km away
Sweet Harmony by Xarm Hotels
5.2 km away
Casas Viejas
Casas Viejas
#4 of 25 in Minca
21 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Loma is a beautiful wooden hilltop house that offers one of the most amazing views from any hostel in Colombia, particularly at sunset!Situated above the town, you’ll overlook Minca, Santa Marta, the sea, plus the mountains of the Sierra Nevada and forest all at the same time—truly unique!Surrounded by tropical gardens and indigenous stones and paths, we offer complete tranquillity with no roads, cars, shops or neighbours; coupled with great food including our famous curry nights! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Loma Minca

Address: Minca Hill, Minca 470008, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Minca
Price Range: ₹ 1,637 - ₹ 3,001 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, HostelWorld, Agoda and Priceline so you can book your Casa Loma Minca reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Casa Loma Minca staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Casa Loma Minca staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Wenn man es sich leisten will, eine Private Hütte mit Blick auf die Berge”
 of 5 bubbles l0renavargas, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Casa Lucas has no walls + great views”
 of 5 bubbles rachelbesenyei, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For best privacy and excellent views choose Casa Luna.”
 of 5 bubbles Nuniatko, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“a good view”
  • view of the mountains and Santa Marta
 of 5 bubbles 935linem, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Luna is probably the best room, I recommend you to spend at least one night in a private/single private with palm roof. Great experience!”
 of 5 bubbles yaanz, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay