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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

juan and jennifer make this place a welcoming, comfortable and fun place to stay. great hosts. both are from san andres, and juan spent a few years at school in toronto. they know the island well, it is their home. they have all of the info you need and will help arrange moto or golf cart rental, book tours etc...

Thank djdgs
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Almond Hostel is held by Juan and Jennifer, which both are really caring and lovely people. Juan is really nice to chill with (he even joined us for dinner, when it was possible) and Jennifer is the absolute sunshine of the house. I stayed a week, had a great time & felt absolutely safe. The hostel pictures showed...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay at blue almond. its in a quite street not far from the center. Juan and his wife are very nice and helpful. the hostel is cosy and clean, and has everything you need. i only can recommend this place

Thank Uwe K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great hostel! Juan knows everybody personally and is very helpful, the best host I've ever met. Nice atmosphere, fully equipped kitchen, clean rooms and comfy beds. The city centre is a 10min walk.

Thank Merel4321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a blast in this amazing hostel! The owners, Juan and his wife Jennifer, are lovely people! The minute we walked in, they introduced us to everyone which they knew by name and this made me feel at home and part of the group right away. They are very helpful, generous and super nice people, I would totally recommend...

Thank Maximefi
Torrance, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Juan and Alejandro are great hosts ever. They are very helpful with currency exchange, tour booking, renting vehicles, restaurant recommendation, getting taxi, and even they can take care of accidents of customers too. They speak great English too. This place you can rent Gopro, Snorkeling gear. There is a kitchen so you can buy food an cook it for yourself....

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had a really great time at the blue almond hostel and felt really welcome. Juan and Alejendro are great hosts and like two fathers of a big family. What we specifically liked is how inhclusive Juan was and how he tried to involve everybody in the group. Also, expect some great tips for activities and restaurants. If you want...

Thank Isabel S
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We have spend 3 nights at Blue Almond Hostel, and while we did a trip to Providencia, the staff from Blue Almond was nice enough to store our big bags that we couldn't bring with us on the small plane. Also when I lost my phone and contacted Juan to check if I maybe left it in the hostel, they...

Thank Olga v
Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I loved my stay at blue almond and didn't want to leave anymore! It's because of the personal touch, the people and the social atmosphere that it was the best hostel I have ever been too. Juan, Jenny and Alejandro make you feel welcome from the start and it feels more like staying with a family than in a hostel....

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islatur1, Propietario at Blue Almond Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, you are a guest we won't soon forget! we loved your presence in our hostel, you have an excellent vibe! We wish all guest were like you! and we are honored you think we are the best hostel you have lodged in!, it means the world for us!

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great hostel, great atmosphere. Stayed here in November during a tropical storm. You can imagine how important the hostel was. Something that made me feel really welcome is how they tried to include everybody and connect everybody by saying: hey x, do you know x already? ***** five star recommendation, great atmosphere. - 10 minutes in the taxi to airport...

Thank Lisa S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Almond is a 20-minute walk from the main downtown beach in San Andres Island, it offers budget accommodation with free Wi-Fi and common facilities. The lounge features a DVD player and a book exchange library, it also offers single and double rooms with shared bathrooms.Guest can cook their own meal using the common facilities, which include a fully-equipped kitchen.Diving and snorkeling activities can be booked. Bikes can also be rented to explore the island. Airport shuttles and excursion can be arranged. Blue Almond Hostel is a 15-minute walk from the lively shopping district full of bars and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Almond Hostel

Address: Barrio Los Almendros Manzana 4 Casa 3, San Andres, San Andres Island, Colombia
Region: Colombia > San Andres and Providencia Department > San Andres Island > San Andres
Price Range: ₹ 1,005 - ₹ 3,285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Almond Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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