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Aluna Casa y Cafe

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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We had planned on staying only one night but ended up here for three days. Large rooms, clean and quiet. We did hear people packaging up one morning but it was more their enthusiasm vs the rooms. Would definitely be back.

1Thank dan3048
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Left a terrible hotel yesterday to come to this hostel and wow, what an upgrade for half the price of the hotel. Staff was great spoke English and Spanish and I'm sure a few others. Little caffe next door has some great food and juice for anyone not interested in trying out the street meat and the rooms have fans...

1Thank Mattyballz
Reviewed 24 November 2013

a really well looked after place with nice rooms, AC and in a great location in a great town. there are also two LOVELY little cats, Aluna and Fluffy (??). Easy walk to the main beach and the restaurant area. Staff were very helpful and friendly and when we got there one of the staff spoke English which was great....

1Thank Hilary P
Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Stayed here 3 days in Santa Marta lovely hostel not too far from beach bars shops Price is brill for what you get clean rooms with shower private Unlimited coffee wifi also a nice Irish couple who own the hostel and were Very helpful with any info I needed that goes for the staff as wellh

1Thank Brian S
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Stayed only one night here with my partner. We got a private room with our own bathroom. Room was very spacious, clean and comfortable. The staff spoke English and were extremely helpful with where to go to eat and what attractions to see. We had breakfast at the cafe and was very nice and pretty cheap. I would highly recommend...

2Thank Martin G
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Aluna is a really friendly place in a good location of this small town. Rooms are clean, staff is very friendly and professional at the same time. However, it is really the mix of guests that actually sets Aluna apart from other hotels/hostels there. Offering the typical mix of private rooms and dorm, there are more private rooms than typically...

1Thank timeless650
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 8 September 2013

This is a great little hotel/hostel. We stayed in the private room with bathroom, there were also shared dorm rooms that we saw. The room was clean and neat. There was a puddle on the floor in the bathroom, and there was no head in the shower so it poured out like a hose - small details though. We had...

1Thank Emily W
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2013

After staying in Palomino for a few nights in a shared room in high heats, me and my partner were in dire need of a good night's sleep and some air con. And that is exactly what we got here. A nice private room with air con, very reasonable, clean, perfectly good bathroom, a lovely little cafe for breakfast the...

Thank lydiakc
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Located about a five minute walk from the square and restaurants. This place has a very good vibe. Nice restaurant although the staff seemed a little less than enthusiastic at times. Maybe that was just my view. The owner, an Irish man, was excellent. Very helpful and efficient and full of advice. Everything you could want in a host. Thanks....

Thank Leigh_Whitworth
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We stayed at Aluna before and after our trek to the Lost City. The accommodations were clean and comfortable, the staff friendly enough, breakfast in the cafe simple and yummy, and the price was very reasonable (we paid COP70,000 for a room with two twin beds and a private bathroom). The ceiling fan in the room was high speed, providing...

Thank kellipage

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aluna Casa y Cafe is a small family run guesthouse that caters for the independent traveler looking to explore and discover the natural and cultural landscape of the carribean coast of Colombia. Situated in the historical centre of Santa Marta, Aluna is within walking distance of restaurants, bars, supermarkets and the just 4 blocks from the beach. Aluna is designed around a 1920's Spanish villa and is centered around a shaded courtyard. The guesthouse has 3 floors, a roof terrace that looks out over the Sierra Nevada, a guest kitchen, TV room and a cafe. We also have the best book exchange on the coast and a luggage storage facility. *Aluna - Kogi Indian concept - thought, memory and possibility - past, present and future. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle 21 21 No. 5-72 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 470004, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: ₹ 720 - ₹ 3,274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aluna Casa y Cafe 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“A room on the third floor, they say that internet works there”
 of 5 bubbles FabioV554, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“chose more the rooms in the first floors, not the last one because no wifi”
 of 5 bubbles geraldineg994, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Get air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles V2274RXmatts, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All good rooms with aircon or/and fans”
 of 5 bubbles Andrew-M-Fenn, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Wifi is only available in the cafe area. I would choose a room upstairs. There is some nice outdoor space.”
 of 5 bubbles AmiiStephenson, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
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