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Merecumbe Hotel

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Neque, our clean attractive thatched roof white-washed octagonal casita was elegantly decorated in modern minimalist style with a firm king size bed, tree-trunk nightstands, low table and chairs, an indoor hammock, wooden bench, large closet with electronic safe and a ceiling fan. The attractive open air bathroom features a cool water shower, sink and toilet alcove with luxurious Occitane soap...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This is a special place to stay for a few days. The location and setting are beautiful. It has only 12 or so huts. The design, huts, everything is special as in natural and integrated with nature. It is calming and relaxing. The cold water in shower is fine given the weather. Didn't mind it but I think more than...

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Fetcham, Surrey
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Beautiful and sparklingly clean rustic rooms are mosquito-proofed with fine mesh under the eves, in the doors and "window" openings. Food is freshly prepared for every order and is excellent. I suggest you take wines; no corkage and the staff look after them well. For a few days retreat from the rest of civilisation, this is your own slice of...

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Arbre, Belgium
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Very nice place and very kind people. Good cooking. Great room but no mosquito net, a small and non expensive investment. A nice place in a beautiful nature, ideal to rest after trekking in Tayrona Park. Isabelle et Guy

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Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Though we had a great stay up until the morning of our departure, I have to leave a negative review as we missed our flight back to Medellin and incurred almost $400 of dollars of expense and an entire wasted day of our vacation due to the poor advice of the manager who advised us to leave for the airport...

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Skillman, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I recently spent three nights at the Merecumbe. I loved my round, thatched-roof room. It was beautiful, elegant, private, and comfortable. I enjoyed the attached lounging deck. I loved the peaceful beach, especially the shaded hammocks. The food was terrific. The staff was gracious and accommodating. I want to go back, and I'm recommending it to my friends.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is one of the best designed places we have stayed at. The jungle surrounds but does not suffocate you. The service is up to 5 star. The individual buildings are consistent with some of the area history. The food was really good and you can add to the menu with special requests with minimum to no fuss. The beach...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I spent three nights at this incredible Eco lodge. The rooms were very reminiscent of the safari tents I enjoyed throughput Africa. The bathroom was huge and very well appointed. But, be prepared for a no hot water shower. It is by design as it is so very humid, the cool water is refreshing. The massage with Daniel on the...

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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The Merecumbe hotel was extremely accommodating, the food was amazing, the kitchen was open at all times of the day for drinks. The staff was friendly and enjoyable to be around. Even when my mom wanted a spider removed from the room it happened.

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

As many others have cited, the setting is lush and beautiful and peaceful. Water is unswimmable, which was a bummer but not deal breaker. Chairs could definitely use cushions. The food was good. Our room was lovely. Loved the outdoor shower, etc. My main "beef" was with the service in general and difficulty in ordering meals. Don't really get the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For those who want quiet vacations in the beach ::: Merecumbe is a magical and green place to "unplug" yourself from daily life.Located in the lonely beaches of the Sierra Nevada in Santa Marta, there's an amazing landscape and lots of places to visit! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merecumbe Hotel

Address: | Km 48, via Santa Marta - Riohacha, Buritaca 470009, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Buritaca
Price Range: $265 - $450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merecumbe Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“all rooms have similar location, no seaview”
965bernardv, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Best wifi reception is in cabins close to restaurant which also have outdoor lounges.”
MartinT250, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I think all rooms are of equal value”
pippobird, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“My room was close to the beach, so I could hear the waves crashing all night.”
bobbiee2013, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Nutria Rooms are closest to the sea and ideal for a family.”
vapourtrail-london, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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