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Makako Chill Out Hostel

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Reviewed July 6, 2016

I`m a Peace Corps volunteer living on the Caribbean coast and came to Cartagena for a break. I chose to stay in a different hostel from the typical PCV hostel since I dont like party hostels. I found Makako - it was half the price...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2016

If you look at other reviews on other websites, they're most likely fake to bump up the average score, which is what really annoys me the most about this place. The only redeeming factor here is the staff, who are mostly nice and try to...More

Thank Genesis S
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Booked one night and emailed to reserve a second night in another room. At check in they said that was no problem. Next day they said they didn't see it and we had no room. Honestly we were delighted as we were already looking at...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Really terrible AC in all dorms but one (you want great AC in Cartegena TRUST ME). Staff was very nice and the location was awesome but the hostel itself was not very nice and there wasn't much of a social vibe. The hostel itself was...More

Thank HannahMontana66
Reviewed June 26, 2016

i have to say I was not that impressed with this hostel. The staff was friendly but the place is kinda cramped and very hot. The AC in the middle room does not work well at all and the beds are incredibly creeky. Good price...More

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Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
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"Great location"
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"If you're gonna stay, stay in the 10 person dorm since the AC is supposed to be the best there."
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"there is one without AC! request AC"
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"The A/C dorm is hardly cool but any extra little bit helps when you're in Cartagena!"
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