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Lake View Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights which was perfect for us. The lake view runs a Paintballing tour through Pablo's old house which was awesome fun and we also climbed the rock one morning before we caught the bus. There were heaps of people cycling which seems to be the thing to do or visiting waterfalls but we didn't have...

Thank Dale H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed overnight at Lake View and it was just right. Our private room was clean, had a great firm bed, plenty of space and a TV. The hostel is really popular and had a good vibe. The upstairs bar is fun and there's great views across to the lake. The kitchen has pretty well equipped but can get pretty...

Thank SpokeyDokeys
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Lake view is a friendly place to stay in guatape got to meet awesome people there and share dinner with them... Stay in a private room with a great bathroom for a hostel, had a balcony with view of the lake; you can see horses and cows around everyday and they also have a really nice team working in the...

Thank Milagros N
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Didn't stay here but did the paintball. $80,000 COP. Geezer that runs it is pretty much as you would expect, bit of a chancer but generally an alright bloke. You sign something that says you can't drink alcohol and do paintball. 80% of our group was absolutely hammered by 11am. You NEED to sort that out Lake View as it...

Thank sowalm
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for around 3 weeks and it felt like a second home very quickly. The owners Greg and Nick are great guys and the vibe of the hostel is fantastic. At the moment the hostel is constantly being improved and it has the potential to get even better! There are lots of activities to do through the hostel...

Thank Jworld92
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This is my second time in Guatape and second time staying at Lake View and I can't say enough great things about it. Greg, Nick, and the whole staff here are absolutely outstanding in their approach to hospitality and service. They bent over backwards to accommodate my friends and I during this chaotic Semana Santa week. They have clean dorms...

Thank SophiaMichelle89
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This was a great place to stay for my first visit to Guatape! It is in a prime location and walking distance to all the main areas of town. The people at Lake View are very friendly and willing to help. There are also amazing views!! I would definitely stay there again and recommend others to do the same.

Thank M S
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My girlfriend and I planed to stay in this hostel,highly recommend by colombians and foreigners,2 nights.we end up staying for 1 week: so many things to see and to do!! we stayed in a private room at the second floor with a terrace with a view of the lake! Amazing breakfast prepared by Aracelly at the top roof it just...

Thank Victor V
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Staying here was the single worst hostel experience I've ever had. Sleeping in a tent in the jungle was preferred to our time here. There was constant noise during the day time from the numerous building works being performed. There also didn't seem to be a noise cutoff time that was enforced in any way, as we were subjected to...

2Thank mikrdoran
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The staff here are awesome! They rearranged our rooms for us so that our group could be in 2 rooms next to each other. The staff helped us with any activities we wanted to do and answered any of our questions when we asked. They were always helpful. I would highly recommend this hostel. The rooms were really nice. We...

Thank Sarah H

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  • Family Rooms
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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: $19 - $22 (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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