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The Dreamer Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$ 22*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2015

BEST HOSTEL EVER. I am only slightly exaggerating. Staff was the best I've seen in South America. They know everyone by name, they're always willing to help you out with literally everything, going way above and beyond to do it. The parties that they throw are great, they're knowledgable about everything going on in the area, the tours . The...

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Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

I didn't find to much to do in Santa Marta but this hostel was so much fun. The room was large and bed comfortable. Although it gets very hot. But most rooms have a fan. Staff spoke great English. You have day options that the hostel take you to, for a small price. The coffee trip was great. In the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Great place! A little outside of the city, but tbh, there's not a ton to do in Santa Marta and if you want to get into town, it's a quick taxi ride. The layout is great -- everyone is extremely social and laidback and the staff is super helpful. Also close to a supermarket and easy to get to Tayrona.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

My friend and I first stayed in a double room (but they gave us a triple which was great) and then a 4-bed dorm - both times our stay was excellent. The staff are so friendly and helpful, there are things to do every day. They have a little on site restaurant which is decent and well priced - they...

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

I spent wonderful days in this hostel. Good food, very nice staff, helpfull all the time, internet is working fast. Good location if you wanna go to Tayrona after or before. Fridays they do a "chiva party" and is awesome. They take us in a bus, free drinks for some hours, and a lot of fun

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Reviewed 26 March 2015

My partner and I had such a great experience at the dreamer hostel. At first we were a bit concerned how far out of town it was but for what we wanted to do in Santa Marta it was perfect. It is in a great location to get to the national park and they also organise a lot of day...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 March 2015

It is a bit far out of the center, but a perfect base to make your way in the north part. Buses and a mall are still close by and taxi is cheap. Clean rooms and they keep on improving the rooms. Super friendly, English speaking and always helpful staff. You will keep coming back here ;)

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Very nice, comfortable, super-clean hostel with fun and helpful staff. Specious kitchen (although hardly any cutlery). Good movie area and great movies every night. Excellent food - one of the nicest i've had in a hostel! Only reason i didn't stay here again was the location. I enjoy going out for short walks in the city and this hostel is...

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Binyamina, Israel
Reviewed 10 March 2015

upon arrival from SM's airport at about 1 pm they said I could not have my bed so I put my stuff near the front desk and went into the pool which was heavenly after a long flight from NYC (connected in Bogota). taxi was 29000cop although it seems that less can be paid if you bargain. Staff are friendly...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We only stayed here because we needed to get Tayrona and didn't want to spend more than a day in Santa Marta for that reason and the bus going there is less than 10 mins walk from there. There was nothing wrong with our room, the staff were excellent and sorted out the problem of having no water promptly. Our...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dreamer bring to Santa Marta a new concept in QUALITY BUDGET ACCOMODATIONS, here you can indulge in a bit of luxory at backpackers rates.Escape from the caribbean hot enjoying our big swimming pool, hammocks and garden, available guest kitchen, TV lounge, Bar and Italian Restaurant...Our Vibe is relaxed.The hostel is located in a strategic position just outside the crowded city center but on the way to the Tayrona park,Minca,Taganga and Rodadero. Bus Station is three minutes ride away and in the immediate area you'll find supermarkets,Cinema,ATM etc travellers from all walks of life are welcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dreamer Hostel

Address: cr 51, 26D-161 (diagonal 32) Los Trupillos de Mamatoco, Santa Marta 5, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: ₹ 969 - ₹ 3,681 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We were staying at "Filipinos" room which was perfect, a bit far from the music and the pool.”
audreys394, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the 4 people dorms, not the 10 people ones.”
arjens2017, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Use for inbetween travel not to enjoy santa marta”
isabels693, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The dorm with air conditioning is freezing.. The one with a fan is just right”
kissthebandit, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 4 bed dorm with ac !”
U8023COdanielc, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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