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Bogota
Reviewed 10 April 2013

This Hostel has one of the best locations within Cartagena Old City. It is at the Fernandez-Madrid Square, and one block away from the San Diego Square, right in the middle of on of the best and safest parts of the old city, definitely a place where you would love to stay. The place is very clean, and the dorm...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2013

I chose this place based on Trip Advisor reviews and availability. It's really well located within the old city and basically a very safe area for fellow gringos. There's a nice place for socialising downstairs albeit, tiny. The pool is basically spa sized. Wifi is available all over. We rocked up in the afternoon for check-in and were told there...

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Reviewed 20 January 2013

I stayed there with a mate over new years eve. The place is great and located in the middle of everything. More importantly the staff went our of their way on numorous occasions to help us with our next venues and even accomodation. Will go back.

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1Thank Edwardk18
Cartagena, Colombia
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Only stayed here for a couple of nights but couldn't have been happier, in a good spot, great dorm rooms, best bathroom ive seen in Colombia and the wifi was great. Jose behind the desk is a legend go just for him if nothing else. Blue house was great

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Blue house hostel is a great place. I stayed there for 4 nights and really didn´t want to leave... The staff was very friendlly and helpful. The big dorm has a private bath, they clean it everyday, beds are nice and have a lot of space... every bed has its own big locker, like a trunk. I loved it, and...

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1Thank cesar1983
Concord, California, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2012

I met Alejandra the owner when they were full and she made phone calls all over trying to find me a room. I ended up staying here four days and was really impressed at the friendly staff including Alejandra who offered coffee and good conversation. Rooms were clean and the complimentary breakfast was delicious...probably the best coffee in Cartagena. The...

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2Thank Duncan A
London, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Wonderful hotel. Rooms are small, but lovely. Thoughtfully decorated and furnished. The staff was amazing, very accommodating and very helpful, The room was very nice with a beautiful view, it was clean and the bed was very comfortable. Overall a fantastic stay! I loved the hostel and I would happily go back there again. Do not miss it

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2Thank FER R
Almere, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Horrible, I got up a three in the morning and completely covered with bites of bed bugs. I couldn't sleep any more and had to take a shower in the middle of the night. The staff was not interested when i told them. The matrasses are older than my grandmother's from 1911! The staff did not know anything, no tourist...

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Adriana E, Director General at Blue House, responded to this review

"Thanks for taking the time and sharing your comments since they are very helpful in improving our hotel's services. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenient you may have experienced during your stay. We will address your concerns since ensuring an enjoyable stay for our guests is our first top priority. We certainly would love to have the opportunity to...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 18 July 2012

This is by far the coolest little hostel I´ve stayed in during my travels. Fristly it´s ran by two beautiful women, Alejandra and Adriana, who are super accomodatiing, and well informed about extreme sports and all things Cartagena has to offer. Secondly, the building is so cool, it´s painted inside by a local artist, and has a little pool you...

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Reviewed 2 June 2012 via mobile

Simple, fan only dorm room. Good air circulation and view of the plaza from the three small balconies. Rooftop doesn't offer much, but with some work could be a nice addition. Would like to see the small swimming pool downstairs when functional. Room was clean, but bathroom could have used a mopping. Staff was friendly and helpful. Not the ritz,...

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Address: Plaza Ernandez, Cartagena 130004, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $94 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Try to get the room with the huge balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles NoonC, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go with the suite.”
 of 5 bubbles WallaceRicardo, 3 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Take a private, the dorm is a bit weird.”
 of 5 bubbles davep709, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the double suit with balcony, was a good choice! All rooms are second flour.”
 of 5 bubbles 971antone, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Take the big dorm room with balconies opening out onto the main square”
 of 5 bubbles Elemento_Outdoor, 22 Nov 2013 | Read review
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